Nobody in the world, nobody in history, has ever gotten their freedom by appealing to the moral sense of the people who were oppressing them.
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Brendan George Koproof of existence

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fandomsandfeminism:

I like how anti-feminists HONESTLY think that “because I am ignorant and full of misinformation, that clearly proves that feminism is bullshit!” is somehow an actual valid argument. 
Your ignorance is not a point against our cause. (It’s actually part of the reason we need it at all.) 

fandomsandfeminism:

I like how anti-feminists HONESTLY think that “because I am ignorant and full of misinformation, that clearly proves that feminism is bullshit!” is somehow an actual valid argument. 

Your ignorance is not a point against our cause. (It’s actually part of the reason we need it at all.) 




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Everything you love is here

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Please don’t expect me to always be good and kind and loving. There are times when I will be cold and thoughtless and hard to understand.
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policymic:

7 ways we can fix gender inequality other than with confidence

The most recent encouragement to just “fake it til you make it” comes from Katty Kay and Claire Shipman who published a feature on the “confidence gap” in the Atlantic. In the undoubtedly well-meaning piece, Kay and Shipman share troubling research outlining an equally gloomy picture: Women undervalue their accomplishments, and it’s holding them back in the workplace.

Although it’s true that some women suffer from more self-defeating thoughts and lower self-esteem, gender inequality can’t be reduced to mental health issues. Women’s lack of opportunities in the workplace are due to much deeper issues, and it’s time we admit that. Instead of telling women to change their personalities, maybe it’s time we take a look at the entire system.

Here’s a (non-exhaustive) list of ways we can help women that don’t include telling them just to hold their head up high. 

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