this is the one thing I know

“It doesn’t much matter what line of argument you take as a woman. If you venture into traditional male territory, the abuse comes anyway. It’s not what you say that prompts it—it’s the fact that you are saying it.”

Mary Beard, speaking at the British Museum in February. Rebecca Mead profiles the Cambridge academic and “troll slayer” in this week’s issue. (via newyorker)

Yep.

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jykinturah:

tropius:

jommeez:

wow first of all how do you even touch a bird

ive watched this video an unimaginable amount of times

Every time I watch this video, I am awed by the strange unshakable calm that the bird seems to portray, even turning it’s head slightly as to idly survey the perpetrator pressing their finger against their slight, frail, body.

Perhaps this bird understands truly what it means… to do it for the vine.

Oh nooo it’s so cute!

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cubebreaker:

Former Marine turned photographer Joel Parés’ series Judging America used real people dressed as stereotypes to remind us to not judge a person based on their tattoos, clothing, ethnicity, profession, or sexual orientation, but on their merits.

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This kid is gonna grow up to be the dorky dad of five, I can feel it. 

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lovehateyourskin:

deacastiel:

what mens rights activists really sound like

mens. rights. activists.

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cashmerethoughtsss:

strugglingtobeheard:

jamaicanfemmefatale:

postwhitesociety:

highvoodoopussypope:

cuppycakeermk:

this moment was so sad.

black girls are human beings

man i used to really not like her. tumblr showed me the way

I felt that last comment

black girls are vulnerable. we have feelings. we dont always care what others think, but what they say can have an affect on us. no one wants to let us live. i can only imagine if my words were on a scale as large as hers, how difficult it would be.

She’s always bashed, criticized, made fun of, and her words and sentiments are almost always dismissed. People look at her and don’t take her seriously and it’s completely unfair. 

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introspection-luck-and-talent:

itsstuckyinmyhead:

Tumblr Teaches History

I reblog this for the anon who once sent me an ask telling me there was no such thing as a history fandom on tumblr.

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pvtleonardchurch:

jack-baraatwat:

Being friends with me consists of me sending you bad jokes at 2:47 in the morning

listen up you motherfucker

pvtleonardchurch:

jack-baraatwat:

Being friends with me consists of me sending you bad jokes at 2:47 in the morning

listen up you motherfucker

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