Women aged 15-44 are more likely to be maimed or die from male violence than cancer, malaria, traffic accidents, and war combined."
Feminist talk at Students For Liberty’s 2013 Austin Regional Conference and why feminism is not outdated (via cuntcastle)
& some women - women of color, trans women, disabled women, poor women - are MUCH more likely to experience violence than white/cis/abled/class privileged women (and marginalized women have less recourse in the legal system to have anything done about the violence done to them.)
All women exist in a culture with a specter of violence surrounding them at every turn, but let’s not let aggregate level statistics allow us to believe that we face equal risks.
but no no, feminism is no longer relevant, amirite?
I’ve no reason not to believe this, but I’d still like to see a source.
It’s a figure released by the UN in 2007. (x)
(Source: thecheekylibertarian, via lacigreen)
Chocolate Cookie for breakfast at work! #mycoworkerswantmefat #somebodyhelpme
Recently at work, it has come to my attention that apparently a handful of my associates don’t respect me. That they wonder “what my role is” in the store and what I do. That I’m apparently “lazy” (because there’s so much shit to be done in the back so I’m unable to be in the floor that makes me…
I think speaking w your associates is a mature way to handle the situation and the way a good boss would! I think it might also help if you speak to other managers at your level or w more experience than you and get their advise on how to handle situations like these. I do think you also have to learn to not allow their negativity to affect your work. If what is being said doesn’t help you improve then it’s more likely than not callous and you can write it off. Most people have difficulty respecting a “young” manager, especially a “young female” manager.
You’ve got this.
"It is important to me to let sculptural ideas sit in photography and to let photographic ideas sit in the sculptural works, and then let performance kind of hold all those things together. I really like these things to fall into each other, to let the language of these things fall into each other.”
Talking with the talented, multi-faceted artist Xaviera Simmons…
(Source: annstreetstudio.com, via annstreetstudio)
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