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Damn right! Well behaved women seldom make history: geek edition who is the second girl?

Even women are brainwashed against their own sisters. They're vilified for much less than men. I know we're supposed to be "pleasant". Fuck that shit!  Hey-Oh! How unladylike to use profanity! Too late; profanity rules the land now.

Today is Hillary’s last day as Secretary of State. We thank her for everything she's done as a champion for women and girls around the world.

Women's History Month: 10 Things to Thank Feminists for

Women's History Month: 10 Things to Thank Feminists for "Ooh baby, those Spanx are hot" said no man ever .

It shouldn't be any harder to write strong (as in, fully-wrought and believable) female characters than it is to write strong male characters because women, just like men, are people (not that not being a person has ever prevented a character from existing in the first place).  Still, the very idea that a popular male writer like Neil Gaiman could somehow create great female characters is apparently so anomalous that it can take up space in a interview.

Neil Gaiman Explains How the Phrase ‘Strong Women’ Begets Lazy Writing

Neil Gaiman Explains How the Phrase ‘Strong Women’ Begets Lazy Writing: "Well how do you write such good female characters?' And I go, 'Well I write people.

This made me laugh. I am working out and getting in shape but all those skinny girls better watch out! leahanconetani

It would totally not be fair to the skinny girls lol !This made me laugh. I am working out and getting in shape but all those skinny girls better watch out!

Yemeni high school girls build solar appliances and sell them through their all-girl run company "Creative Generation"

A team of teenage girls who were “tired of darkness” invented solar-powered appliances and created a company that is selling and distributing them around the country, writes Nafeesa Syeed.

I meant to post something earlier to commemorate Adrienne Rich's life; her work greatly impacted me during my study abroad program. This will be an unusual post, and I'm probably crossing a few of ...

Remembering Adrienne Rich

Adrienne Cecile Rich (May 1929 – March American poet, essayist and feminist.

Push(back) at the Intersections (about how some famous feminist icons were actually super racist, ableist, transphobic, classist, etc)

Push(back) at the Intersections: How About Some -isms with Your Feminism?

Pioneer of women's health (nurse) Margaret Sanger, birth control and health education advocate

American Horror Story: Coven Stops  http://deepsouthmag.com/2013/10/american-horror-story-coven-location-guide/

be cool witches! (American Horror Story: Coven) Supreme Witch Fiona (Jessica Lange) with the girls of Miss Robichaux's. "When witches don't fight, witches burn.

CHECKMATE: Hillary Clinton Needs President Obama's Pardon After FBI Indictment. Bernie Wins. - YouTube - H. A. Goodman - 14:12

President Barack Obama laughs during a meeting in the Oval Office, Jan. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

So tired of hearing how certain behaviors are "natural" because little Sally is only 5 and acts that way...

Quote about stereotyping of females by Shirley Chisholm, the first black woman to be elected to the US Congress.

If that little rhetorical device is the only way to get men to care about issues that affect women, then our society is in a very depressing state indeed... Such language defeats the real purpose.

"I need feminism because I'm tired of politicians referring to me as a sister, daughter, or wife, rather than a person who belongs to herself.