Wearing a hijab isn’t inherently liberating – but neither is baring one’s...– Sara Yasin, Is the Hijab Worth Fighting Over? (via rcabbasi)
Genetics & Politics: I adore Ron Hassner’s... →
thenoobyorker: I adore Ron Hassner’s response to the question, What advice do you have for those who still don’t know what they’ll be doing after graduation?
Depression part2 →
Brilliant depiction of what depression is like. Must read
The 20 Mistakes You Don’t Want To Make In Your 20s... →
Pretty sure this was written for guys, but some of them are important.
Have American Parents Got It All Backwards? →
Of course Americans have gotten it wrong. Fresh take, I approve.
Hyperbole and a Half: Depression Part Two →
Abercrombie & Fitch CEO Explains Why He Hates Fat... →
theladycheeky: Umm wow … unapologetic about not thinking “fat” can be beautiful too. This kind of person is the reason our kids hate themselves. I’m boycotting.
After learning my flight was detained 4 hours, I heard the announcement: If...– Naomi Shihab Nye (b. 1952), “Wandering Around an Albuquerque Airport Terminal.” I think this poem may be making the rounds, this week, but that’s as it should be. (via finedineonmyvegangenitalia)
We sometimes encounter people, even perfect strangers, who begin to interest us...– Fydor Dostoevsky (via seabois)
10 Things Most Americans Don’t Know About America →
10 Reasons Why Detroit Will Prove Critics Wrong →
Detroit hustles harder. Lovee my city
1998 broken deal still causes ill will in Detroit →
Although State Treasurer Andy Dillon conceded on a Detroit radio talk show in January 2012 that the state violated the terms of the 1998 agreement, he and Snyder have shown no willingness to write a $220 million check to the city.
Before you're 25 →
'The key for progressives is to figure out how to... →
47% of women murdered since 1995 were killed by...
fuckyeahgenderstudies: (source: http://niaendingviolence.org.uk/)
A woman is not written in braille, you don’t have to touch her to know her.– Such a strong, accurate statement ( (via blunttongues)
76 reasons you're from metro Detroit-- aka the... →
Leslie Morgan Steiner: Why domestic violence... →
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Secretary of State Clinton showed up to answer tough and sometimes ridiculous...– Hillary Schools Congress and Teaches Girls by Connie Schultz on Creators.com - A Syndicate Of Talent (via immlass) That last one. It really throws men off when you do that. (via parentheticalaside)
Pursuit of Happiness: farahjoon: TW: discussions... →
farahjoon: TW: discussions of rape, sexual assault opaquehope: One general trend I’ve noticed of late regarding sexual assault and rape in the Middle East and South Asia is the constant attention being given to white women who have visited these areas. In many news…
Either write something worth reading or do something worth writing.– Benjamin Franklin (via theimpossiblecool)
I am incredibly sick of people right now.. →
peppermint3y3candy: I am incredibly sick of people right now whataboutthemenses: Just last week I happened to be awake at 3 am and heard “go away, stop it” from outside my apartment window. Of course I was worried and wound up going outside with my cell phone and my pocket knife…
Hillary Clinton, Washington scene-stealer →
haydenwright: This op-ed was originally published in the Nov. 24, 2012 issue of the Berkeley Beacon. The space between Hillary Clinton’s ears is hot property. Every political writer is dying to pick her brain and deigning to read her mind — will she, or won’t she, they ask. Yes she will, no she won’t, they say. Hillary looks tired. Hillary’s hair has never looked better. In 2016, Hillary will...