When Stuyvesant says that women’s dress and bodies are distraction in a learning environment, for example, what they’re really saying is that they’re distracting to male students. The default student we are concerned about - the student whose learning we want to ensure is protected - is male. Never mind how “distracting” it is to be pulled from class, humiliated, and made to change outfits - publicly degrading young women is small price to pay to make sure that a boy doesn’t have to suffer through the momentary distraction of glancing at a girl’s legs. When this dentist in Iowa can fire his assistant for turning him on - even though she’s done absolutely nothing wrong - the message again is that it’s men’s ability to work that’s important.
And when rape victims are blamed for the crime committed against them, the message is the same: This is something that happened to the perpetrator, who was driven to assault by a skirt, or a date, or the oh-so-sexy invitation of being passed out drunk. Women have infringed on their right to exist without being turned on. (Ta-Nehisi Coates describes this centering of male sexual vulnerability quite well.) Our very presence is a disruption of the male status quo.
AU: When Harry arrived at Neville’s Christmas party he did not expect to run into old Professor McGonagall.
People making porn about those animatrons from Five nights at Freddy’s, more like
"Pssst, spidey, what’d you get for number seven?"
"Dude, shut up! I don’t wanna get in trouble!"
"I got Waterloo."
“This is a math test!”
are we not going to talk about the fact that deadpool is writing with scissors
The point of the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge
the point of pouring a shit ton of ice water over yourself is because when one suffers from amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) one of the effects the disease has is a numbness throughout the body, as well as struggling to breathe, and both these are meant to temporarily happen when doused in freezing water. It’s to raise awareness of what ALS feels like and encourage donations towards research and cures.
Regal Cats in Oil by Eldar Zakirov
ill post pics from the concert tomorrow. But its 3 am and I am very tired.
I just spent $200 on band merch and I regret nothing
Really disappointed Arcade Fire didnt call the Reflektor Tour “Reflektour” to be honest
its kinda scary how your whole life depends on how well you do as a teenager