What’s the worst possible thing you can call a woman? Don’t hold back, now.
You’re probably thinking of words like slut, whore, bitch, cunt (I told you not to hold back!), skank.
Okay, now, what are the worst things you can call a guy? Fag, girl, bitch, pussy. I’ve even heard the term “mangina.”
Notice anything? The worst thing you can call a girl is a girl. The worst thing you can call a guy is a girl. Being a woman is the ultimate insult. Now tell me that’s not royally fucked up.
Jessica Valenti, Full Frontal Feminism: A Young Woman’s Guide to Why Feminism Matters (via lecrayonyeux)
This is actually the very first page in my women’s and gender studies textbook.
#love this so much #feminism
when Hugh Hefner can call you out on your misogyny, it’s time to seriously reevaluate your life and the choices you’ve made.
Though the sex to which I belong is considered weak, you will nevertheless find me a rock that bends to no wind.
Elizabeth I, Queen of England (via stabmeintheneck)