“If you are female, expressing hatred for your own body is not just acceptable, it’s practically de rigeur. Failure to indulge in the requisi...”
shout out to all the femmes of color who live in a world that denies them access to fragile femininity. you are every bit as dainty and graceful as you are fierce.
“Girls learn to love and have sexual feelings in a position of low status, and the eroticization of powerlessness is a normal part of the con...”
“Women are told it is unfeminine and gross to have muscles and to cultivate strength, which in turn leads them to actively avoid doing things...”
“the next time he points out the hair on your legs is growing back remind that boy your body is not his home he is a guest. warn him to ...”
I’d feel more comfortable with dudes opening doors for me if instead of saying “ladies first” they said “eagle one is on the premises, make way for madam president, I repeat eagle one is on the premises”
does weaponized femininity include the working class women slaving away in a factory to make your false eyelashes and other cosmetic products?
“As women, we are taught to be tiny. To have small bodies, to never be imposing. The ideal of our gender are thin and childlike, hairless and...”
i have no patience for anyone who brands themself a feminist and does not respect a woman’s personal choices in terms of clothing, gender expression, etc. if you find things like shaving to be tiresome, by all means, don’t shave, but if you start acting like any woman who picks up a razo...
“Do not write poems about my lips. Two soft slivers of peaches created for you and you alone to kiss. Omit the fact that they are fire-blown ...”
Let's talk about portrayals of women and femininity in Legend of Korra.
This was one of the most disappointing elements to me, because ATLA was a very feminist series that carefuly avoided a lot of common sexist pitfalls while creating a large and varied cast of empowered women who could choose to embrace or reject femininity to any degree without being treated as less ...
Just read up on the bell hooks-Laverne Cox talk, thought it was really uncool(and unfemininist) of hooks to chide Cox for her presentation. I mean yeah, I get that for (feminist) cis women, femininity can start to feel constricting after a while, but trans women have a very different relationship wi...
“God warns us that feelings can NOT to be trusted (Prov.28:26) because He knows that strong, lasting relationships aren’t based on emotions b...”
it’s really funny how drag queens will get referred to by female pronouns when they’re literally a man “dressing up as a woman” but trans women will be referred to by male pronouns bc “men in dress up” when they’re literally women. and by funny I mean disgus...