Kick-ass digital postcards for women to love and treasure
Beautiful illustration by Carol Rossetti. Don't cage yourself for not being conventional. Societal standards of beauty change every 10-15 years. There are more important things in life. Character, ambition. Your body is a tool for you to use, it is not you in and of itself.
My Male BFF & I have had this conversation so many times - all the ways that Men are pressured to Conform. It does them as much harm - AND it rebounds on how they perceive & treat Women: a nasty vicious circle we're All trapped in until we start to THINK DIFFERENTLY & ACT ACCORDINGLY. In essence it is very simple: start treating other people, everyone you encounter, with The Same Respect that you want for yourself. 'Do As You Would Be Done By'. It would Change The World !
Charlotte Despard (1844-1939), speaking at an anti-fascist rally in Trafalgar Square, London, taken in June 1933 by James Jarché. Despard was a suffragist, novelist (Chaste as Ice and Pure as Snow were two) and Sinn Féin activist. She devoted a lot of her time and money to helping the poor in Battersea. She lived above one of her welfare shops in one of poorest areas of Nine Elms. Very sturdy shoes.
Backlash after comedian tweets Ten Rape Prevention Tips for attackers
Sarah Silverman's 10 Tips to Prevent Rape for attackers unleashes a barrage of 'man-splaining' on Twitter. Goddamn this woman hits the heart of the matter - of course Daily Mail ends this with a list of Silverman's relationship history *massive eyeroll*