"Because you can't feel beautiful without someone else's validation? Lies." Stop relying on others to feel beautiful it is possible to feel beautiful on your own! #bodypolicing #bodyshaming #bodyimage #selfworth
Augusten Burroughs. People make mistakes, act in ways unlike themselves and hurt others accidentally when they themselves are hurting: it's important to have understanding and remember it is not coming from a place of malice but rather confusion - forgive. But no number of apologies is worth anything unless words are backed up by a change in behaviour. It's essential to admit to your own shortcomings, but in order to be self-accountable admission isn't enough - be aware, act differently.
Aside from the fact that "A girl worth kissing is not easily kissed" makes a woman's value tied to her sexual experience, it also teaches that no does not really mean no, it means "keep trying." #feminist #feminism #rapeculture
"I can't stand to hear a woman claim that she thinks like a guy and hates women because they're all catty. That's misogyny. The very fact that you, as a woman, think differently than how a socially-stereotyped woman is supposed to think is proof that our gender "norms" are fucking us over. Women are not all alike... Now please stop claiming that you don't act like a woman. It doesn't make you a special fucking snowflake. It makes you a perpetrator of misogyny."
Have you ever noticed how much you say “sorry” in your daily life? There’s a big buzz about a new Pantene ad in the US which calls attention to how the apology is too often used by women as a crutch and a way to downplay their power. Time magazine and Forbes are writing about it. And it does seem [...]