bill clinton hanging out with gabriel garcia marquez
love these dudes
One Hundred Years of Brolitude
When you have to say to people “it’s a mess” before you open your door but it’s useless because everyone knows you and your room are a mess.
Things that might seem outdated for popular feminism may actually be points of pride for women who have historically been denied access to a certain mode of femininity. If you are a member of a group of women that has been constantly caricatured as mammies and welfare queens, sexually pathologized, and whose inequity has been attributed to broken, abnormal, and matriarchal family structures, then bearing the title of Mrs. and taking your husband’s last name can actually be displays of resistance. If you have grown up seeing constant media reports on the fatherlessness of Black children and the unmarriageability of Black women, then having your father walk you down the aisle and flashing your ring can both be points of pride.
- Jalondra A. Davis in an absolutely fantastic post on A Practical Wedding (via ceedling)
YES. Like the Slut Walk movement. I get it, but for WoC who have been degraded and hypersexualized, reclaiming the word “slut” can feel little like liberation.