How ‘Slut Shaming’ Has Been Written Into School... →
Last month, a New Jersey middle school banned girls from wearing strapless dresses to prom. Administrators claimed that the dresses were “distracting” — though they refused to specify exactly how or why. Parents reacted strongly to the rule; some supported the dress code while others deemed it “slut-shaming.” On Friday, the school compromised by allowing girls to wear single-strap or...
Fashion is one of the very few forms of expression in which women have more...– Fashion is a Feminist Issue: Greta Christina (via radicaldames)
snowysula: what a fucked up society we live in that we shame people both for having and for not having sex
Brown University To Cover SRS for Transgender... →
ryansallans: Brown University will join a handful of universities across the country that cover sex reassignment surgeries for transgender students. Starting in August the Brown Student Health Plan will cover 14 different sex reassignment surgery procedures, many of which are prohibitively expensive without comprehensive insurance coverage.
Pakistani teen who fought for girls' right to an... →
h-e-a-liberation: Malala Yousufzai, who was almost killed by the Taliban for opposing them and standing up for the right to educate girls in Pakistan, was nominated by Norwegian parliament members.
People are uncomfortable with sexuality that is not made for male consumption.– Erykah Badu (via lezziemcguire)
You may not agree with a woman, but to criticize her appearance — as opposed to...– Hillary Clinton (via ceedling) deal -naomi (via rookiemag)
I am a person. I’ll dress the way I want and act the way I want, and if I want...– Lindy West for Jezebel.com, article name “Hey, Girls, ‘Modesty’ Is Bullshit.” (via h0mebody)