For the first eight years of our marriage, [Michelle and I] were paying more in...– President Obama in North Carolina today on why Congress has to act to prevent interest rates on student loans from doubling (via winifredjay) (via ihatemyname)
Teenage girls, pearl clutching and the overwrought... →
I wrote this piece for today’s Daily Life, in response to One Direction’s visit to Australia and the teen girl response. Over the next couple of days, I’ll start posting the things I’ve written in recent weeks. I’ve been a very lazy cataloguer in that sense. I’m whipping myself into shape. PS I had a love dream about Jean-Ralphio the other night. I...
Modern American standards require that the ideal feminine body be small. A woman...– Cecilia Hartley, “Letting Ourselves Go: Making Room for the Fat Body in Feminist Scholarship” (via ceedling)
Except you can’t show a topless woman on TV - and you can’t defibrillate a woman...– re: feministing - for women, heart attacks look different (via elfgrove)(via ultralaser)(via sarahb)(via distractedbyshinyobjects) (via emes)