"I am not ready
for you to say
my name next
to verbs that
are past tense."
- (via dandeliondreamers)
(Source: rustyvoices, via dandeliondreamers)
"If women are permitted to take part in public debate only if they can cope with an onslaught of recreational misogyny, the assumption is that the digital commons — which are not, in fact, common, but a succession of private fiefdoms that function as public space — is the domain of men"
- Online bullying isn’t freedom of speech | Al Jazeera America (via nathanjurgenson)
"Strange how we decorate pain."
- Margaret Atwood, from “Oh” (via violentwavesofemotion)
Here Are Some Posters For The Men Who Tell Women What To Do Or What They Think Of Them In The Street
Every day, women are harassed in the street simply for being women. In other words: Every time we step out the house, we run the risk of being shouted at, catcalled, or assaulted — usually in broad daylight. FUN!
Brooklyn-based artist Tatyana Fazlalizadeh wanted to take women’s voices and faces and plaster them big and bold in the very same places where this takes place. She’s using street art to address gender-based street harassment by taking a place where women feel uncomfortable and turning it into a place where we cannot be ignored.
See more here.