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strong female characters are gaining popularity, especially in Young Adult books. Lots of people (Myself included) love books that have strong, independent female characters even though traditionally women are portrayed as weak and helpless.

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This is so my sister and I, people look at us like we are crazy! Which of course only makes us laugh harder! "My best friend and I are so hilarious. I feel bad for the people who don't get to listen to our conversations and enjoy the hilariousness.

right?? Didn't their parents ever teach them that line, "If the person you're teasing isn't laughing, it's not called funny. It's called mean." The person who decides whether your attention is acceptable is the person you're giving it to.

And then there are the women telling other women to appreciate being catcalled because they don't realise some of these people are young girls who are maturing early or they just don't like the attention. Either way cat calling needs to stop.

On the things we call women when they speak: | The 31 Realest Tumblr Posts About Being A Woman

I not normally moved for or against "feminist" things, but these are funny. On the things we call women when they speak:

...even if the whole world indulged in wild suspicions that she wasn't all she should be.

I fell in love with her courage, her sincerity and her flaming self respect. And it's these things I'd believe in, even if the whole world indulged in wild suspicions that she wasn't all she should be. I love her and that is the beginning of everything.

This pastor should get a medal…Not a laughing matter but had to share here since it's my board with most followers.

This pastor should get a medal…

Finally, a pastor that has read the Bible. True Christians are not homophobes, but the reality is that most people in the church are just that "church people" with no idea what the bible says. Only God can judge.

Defining Feminism

Don't allow ANYONE who hates women define feminism as women who hate men. THIS is equality.

I like this because I think we forget that to change society's perception of women that we also need to change our perception of men. Men also face pressure to be athletically gifted, to have no emotion etc and I think that pressure can also play into domestic violence and rape.

Muzeum Powstania Warszawskiego (Uprising museum)

We've begun to raise daughters more like sons. but few have the courage to raise our sons like our daughters - Gloria Steinem

True statement. In fact pro-choice ideas and policies reduce unplanned pregnancy rates, ergo reducing abortion rates. It should be safe and legal, always. Keep it personal.

yes, I am pro choice. No, pro choice is not a synonym for pro abortion (although I am for safe and accessible abortions for those who choose to have them)

Sorry for the language, but too good not to repin http://ibeebz.com

Actual witches were on this team. They served proudly, just like the rest. (This is awesome)

These are the questions that each and every woman has to answer at some point of her life..

Rora Blue's new series Handle With Care is an exploration into modern day sexist language and the pressure of stereotypical gender roles. The inventive series aims to take back the language that so often tries to pigeonhole women.

This is what feminism is supposed to look like.

A most gratifying twitter smackdown

not all women are perfect angels, not all men are devils, not all nonbinary people are mentally ill.

Every single stereotype about women was dreamt up by men who were projecting

Annnd I'm going to reshare this every time until my fingers fall off. Every single stereotype about women was dreamt up by men who were projecting

What if? #yesallwomen #feminism

For the men who still don't get it.By Carol Diehl. Athough Domination is never ok this is an illustration that may help put the perspective shoe on the other foot.

Because being deemed "feminine" doesn't preclude being feminist!

Ashley Judd speaks up against objectification and excessive scrutiny of women's bodies: "The conversation about women's bodies exists largely outside of us." Girls, lets stop this madness and start respecting each other for the strong women we are