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Mz 007- Important 

I’ve listened to this at least 10 times since reading about it on For Harriet yesterday. 

I’m so here for a fat black woman declaring herself important, exuding self confidence, and owning her truth.

Here for this movement!  

this is hella catchy

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"We either make ourselves miserable or we make ourselves strong. The amount of work is the same."

Carlos Castañeda  (via likeafieldmouse)

Oh, you can be miserable and strong, Carlos.

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>teenage actress’s private nudes get leaked

>teenage actress is reviled as a slut and a whore and a bad role model

>james franco asks a seventeen-year-old girl if he can meet her in a private hotel room

>james franco gets to go on saturday night live and joke about what a silly doofus he is for soliciting sex from a girl literally half his age

DO NOT DARE OVERLOOK THIS POST

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"Christian purity culture is less about avoiding sex, and more about disempowering women until they are in a context–complementarian, heterosexual marriage–where they are supposedly required by God to have less power than their male partner."

Purity Culture Doesn’t Want Men to Stop Getting Sex: It Wants Women to Stop Getting Power 

great post by Sarah Moon about purity culture’s fear of empowered women.

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This photo of Nichelle Nichols was published in the January 1967 issue of Ebony magazine.

She’s everything. Still too. 

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This photo of Nichelle Nichols was published in the January 1967 issue of Ebony magazine.

She’s everything. Still too. 

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My Least Favorite Trope (and this post will include spoilers for The Lego Movie, Guardians of the Galaxy, The Matrix, Western Civilization, and—cod help me—Bulletproof Monk*.) is the thing where there’s an awesome, smart, wonderful, powerful female character who by all rights ought to be the Chosen One and the hero of the movie, who is tasked with taking care of some generally ineffectual male character who is, for reasons of wish fulfillment, actually the person the film focuses on. She mentors him, she teaches him, and she inevitably becomes his girlfriend… and he gets the job she wanted: he gets to be the Chosen One even though she’s obviously far more qualified. And all he has to do to get it and deserve it is Man Up and Take Responsibility.

And that’s it. Every god-damned time. The mere fact of naming the films above and naming the trope gives away the entire plot and character arc of every single movie.

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— Elizabeth Bear - My Least Favorite Trope (via owldee)

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lameborghini:

i am so cute and bitter

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