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I find all the nail-polished and Sharpied Barbies around Pinterest lately disturbing. So I created Never-Nude Barbie. Never Nude Barbie was taught as a child that any form of nudity is either uncomfortable, embarrassing, immodest, or sinful. As a teenager, she constantly worried whether her clothes might "make boys have bad thoughts," and now that she's married, she's self-conscious about being naked in front of her husband and feels guilty if it seems like something she's wearing turns him…

To me, Hermione will always be Harry's best friend. Sure, Ron is the obvious choice, but with careful reading I think it comes to light that Harry and Hermione have a friendship that shines.

"Don't play with that, Billy, it's for girls." "You can play with whatever you want, Peter." "Don't be silly, Billy. You're a boy." "Sure, Peter. If you like it." "You should be ashamed! You forced this poor boy to be like you wanted him to be. Juset because you wanted a girl, I bet." [click on this image to find a short video and analysis of gender identity and the way society attempts to police it] Artist: theweetosdoesart

from TodaysMama

Lean In Sheryl Sandberg Says

“I want every little girl who’s told she’s bossy, to be told instead she has leadership skills.”

A few words about consent... Let's be honest about rape culture. It's not okay. Ever.

from BuzzFeed

25 Famous Quotes That Will Make You Even Prouder To Be A Feminist

I absolutely love this. Click to find 24 more quotes that will make you happy to call yourself... dare I say it? *feminist*

"I think women are all beautiful no matter their shape or size. But I wish that attitude didn't end for me right around here [mirror]." I can relate to this so much, and it's something I'm still working on.

Transphobia: people who say, "we don't care if it's a boy or a girl, so long as it's healthy" never seem to say that at Transition Time. (It would be p. cool if they did, though.)

from the Guardian

Ellen Page: 'Why are people so reluctant to say they're feminists?'

"But how could it be any more obvious that we live in a patriarchal world when feminism is a bad word?" - Ellen Page in The Guardian newspaper.