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Collective movements for social justice do not gain traction through niceness. American women did not gain the right to vote by skipping down Pennsylvania Avenue while whistling cute songs about suffrage: they picketed, they marched, they yelled, they were arrested. Abusive partners and rapists will not be stopped by women having heart-to-hearts with their violators over coffee, because ghosts cannot talk and broken fingers cannot lift a latte. The patriarchy cannot be shattered by good vibes. In order to bring about change, old and oppressive structures must be destroyed. Destruction is not negative if what will grow from the rubble is something that will create a safer, healthier, stronger society. By

Feminism is Not “The F Word” — Seventh Grove

Yahoo! CEO Marissa Mayer said she doesn’t identify as a feminist because feminism is “too negative.” Here’s what I have to say about that…

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broken fingers cannot lift a latte is going to stick with me.

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allmymetaphors:

Found this postcard in an antique shop and it’s honestly too funny to be real:

Yes, Another big ditch. This cat is worse than Jim, wants to eat 10 times a day, I wrote a poem Today: Blackfoot, Blackfoot, oh foot of black, shut the hell up and get off my back, I’ll get you some tuna just cut me some slack, oh blackfoot blackfoot, my stinking cat! Well, off to the buffet! Again!

Jeff

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the-mocking-jay:

Home | Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros

Well, while you were sitting in the back seat smoking a cigarette you thought was gonna be your last, I was falling deep, deep in love with you, and I never told you till just now!
Home, let me come home, home is wherever I’m with you
Our home, yes I’m home, home is when I’m alone with you

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