this is rly gay i’m sorry (based on this post)
So when boys want to wear tank tops, it’s okay, but when I want to do it, it’s indecent and my shoulders are going to give every boy in a 20-mile radius a boner?
if your underage and its a professional environment, wear professional clothing. women have sexual organs on their top half, men don’t, don’t you know biology??
breasts aren’t sexual organs and neither are shoulders do everyone a favor staple your hands to your ass
And it shouldn’t matter your gender. If you’re in a professional environment then no one should be wearing only a tank top, or a t-shirt, or those ‘shirts’ with giant holes down the side so it’s more like a scrap of fabric than actual clothing but ‘guys’ get away with wearing those to school and no one gives a shit.
Besides, I think the OP was referencing school environments or something similar, where the boys dress code allows tank tops but the girls dress code does not. And while that is a ‘professional environment’ for teachers and staff, it’s less ‘professional’ for students, as seen in their print shirts, jeans, and multitude of accessories.
The only sexual organs humans have is between their legs, outside, and slightly above that, inside. You don’t know biology because sex education is piss poor and you should probably do a little research.
I’ve been meaning to reblog this post, which I totally endorse, but at the same time I’ve recently been struggling with my anger over a phenomenon that makes me despair about such efforts (working to provide greater visibility for characters who are not white men). I’m talking about the blatant and even explicit dismissal and invisibilizing of female fandom, often to an extent that seems, from an objective viewpoint, irrational and self-sabotaging— i.e. to the point that creators would rather not sell products than sell products to “girls.”
The first time I really became aware of how powerful and nonsensical this could be was in the case of Steven Moffat, who has repeatedly made it clear in interviews and commentaries that he writes for fanboys (“real” fans) and not for fangirls (whom he considers bizarre and laughable). This, in spite of the fact that an informal Popmatters survey of active Sherlock fans found that a staggering 91% were female.
I’ve been thinking about this recently because of two Marvel Comics disasters, one acute and one chronic. The acute one is Rick Remender’s outrageously offensive (and terrible, though that’s beside the point) writing on the current Captain America; the other is the seemingly inexplicable decision on Marvel’s part to release only one limited Winter Soldier series in the months surrounding Captain America: The Winter Soldier— a series that was also written by Rick Remender, unaccountably set in the 1960s, underpromoted, and heavily troubled by production delays.
Nicki Minaj shining a light on the differences on acceptable sexuality from white women and black women.
While it has a good deal to do with color, it also has to do with the fact of how her sexuality is used.
The women above her could arguably be said to be catering to the sexual needs/wants/fantasies of men (Sports Illustrated is ESPECIALLY known for catering to a male gaze.) While Nicki Minaj has continuously used her sexuality to empower herself. Her sexuality isn’t for men, it’s for her own self. And THAT is a huge problem. Sexuality that isn’t designed for male consumption is deemed unacceptable and threatening. She is powerful, demanding, uncompromising, and men are weak, so that scares them.
And it’s also because she’s of Indian/Black background, no doubt about it. It’s not just racist, it’s also sexist.
#reblog again*Lemongrab voice* UNACCEPTABLE
"A new study shows that men are threatened by confident women taking pictures of themselves, and call these women stupid, socially inept, and ugly. In other news, the world is round, the sky is blue, and the patriarchy is still shitty."
|white person:||how do you say my name in your language??|
|Male author:||I guess women are people|
|Fans:||I CAN'T STOP CRYING, THIS IS WHAT A FEMINIST LOOKS LIKE!|
Jeremy Knowles, discussing the complete lack of recognition Cecilia Payne gets, even today, for her revolutionary discovery. (via alliterate)
OH WAIT LEMME TELL YOU ABOUT CECILIA PAYNE.
Cecilia Payne’s mother refused to spend money on her college education, so she won a scholarship to Cambridge.
Cecilia Payne completed her studies, but Cambridge wouldn’t give her a degree because she was a woman, so she said fuck that and moved to the United States to work at Harvard.
Cecilia Payne was the first person ever to earn a Ph.D. in astronomy from Radcliffe College, with what Otto Strauve called “the most brilliant Ph.D. thesis ever written in astronomy.”
Not only did Cecilia Payne discover what the universe is made of, she also discovered what the sun is made of (Henry Norris Russell, a fellow astronomer, is usually given credit for discovering that the sun’s composition is different from the Earth’s, but he came to his conclusions four years later than Payne—after telling her not to publish).
Cecilia Payne is the reason we know basically anything about variable stars (stars whose brightness as seen from earth fluctuates). Literally every other study on variable stars is based on her work.
Cecilia Payne was the first woman to be promoted to full professor from within Harvard, and is often credited with breaking the glass ceiling for women in the Harvard science department and in astronomy, as well as inspiring entire generations of women to take up science.
Cecilia Payne is awesome and everyone should know her.
Sketched a couple of dresses that caught my eye! I’ve been spending a lot of time browsing Sheinside lately, there’s so many cute affordable things I want… free shipping on orders over $30 is always tempting, too. Definitely recommended for online shopping addicts like me!