Have you heard of Ban Bossy? It’s the new initiative from Lean In and the Girl Scouts that’s trying to ban “bossy” and similar words that are used to bring down girls that are ambitious, take risks, and speak up. By changing the way we treat girls who lead, hopefully our generation will someday see more women in leadership roles.
it’s been a while since i last posted a vintage neil cicirega video with the verdict that it’s time to bring said video back so here you go
Tell me how all this, and love too, will ruin us. Tell me we’ll never get used to it.Richard Siken, from Scheherazade (via violentwavesofemotion)
19% of prime time television characters are non-human while only 17% are women
A Profile of Americans’ Media Use and Political Socialization Effects: television and the Internet’s relationship to social connectedness in the USA ― Daniel German & Caitlin Lally
There are more “non-humans” on TV than women. Talk about unequal gender representation in the media.
When I first met you, I felt a kind of contradiction in you. You’re seeking something, but at the same time, you are running away for all you’re worth.Haruki Murakami, Kafka on the Shore (via larmoyante)