Three words to describe me. Go! →
i have so much tumblin’ to catch up on. shit. i’ve only been gone for 4 days. this is what i get for following so many awesome people. well, more reblogs to come. along with some social commentary, freak-outs, and maybe some pics from canadia.
There is No Obesity Epidemic →
queerdiddlebot: In 1998, more than 30 million people became overweight. And guess what? It happened while they were sleeping. That’s right. In June of 1998, the number of overweight people in America increased by 50 percent—overnight! How did this happen? Did they all go on a massive potato chip binge? No. In fact, not one of them had gained a pound. Instead, a handful of researchers had...
The attempt to analyze the hipster provokes such universal anxiety because it...– The Sociology of the Hipster - Essay - NYTimes.com (NYTimes is behind a subscription wall, so, if you do not have a login and prefer not to register, there is always BugMeNot for disposable logins and passwords). The article analyzes the hipster phenomenon from the perspective of class theory in...
lez be honest.: lessons in lesbianism: →
lezbhonest: when a lesbian states that she finds a male attractive, it does not mean she is suddenly going to “turn straight.” just as many heterosexual females speak of finding angelina jolie “hot” and talk about going on dinner dates with their “girlfriends,” gay females can also revel in passing…
A Daily Riot.: There are bigger issues at hand... →
adailyriot: can we start talking about those, the ones that actually matter and that will not support the military industrial complex and unjust US imperialism or ones that will actually do something to benefit the entire QLGBT community… not just those people who are middle class and white? seriously, there…
Two Years Before the Mast- Astronautalis
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My #1 most important reference for getting into graduate school has been ‘legally advised to refrain from writing recommendations for students from Muhlenberg”. Well there go my chances for getting into ANY program. FUCK!
95% of the past week has been awesome
and that 5% is those veggie potstickers I got that were already moldy :( DIA free interwebs blow. It refuses to even connect me to their own site and information 0_o Off to the homeland. Places to be, people to do. Lots of shit to finish up before the New Year. Fuck New Years Resolutions. This shit is getting done NOW. keeping my fingers crossed that a talker and/or snorer doesn’t...
girlwithatie: organizationxiii: (via hufflepuffle-, —tegan—) Instant Reblog.
i will show you fear in a handful of dust– t s elliot (the waste land)
DADT Repeal Fails. →
feministlibrarian: “I’ve only been covering politics for a few years. So while I’ve witnessed a number of sad political moments— like Congress voting to go to war in Iraq with only six senators having actually read the NIE beforehand — the Senate’s failure to repeal the ban on allowing gays and lesbians to serve openly has to be the most pathetic, embarrassing political moment I’ve ever...
Privileged people will demand facts. Statistics. Your stories about oppression?...– Robot Heart: Sex, Religion, and Politics (via amberlrhea) so true. (via so-treu) god, i HATE the way anecdotal evidence is wholly dismissed in academia. IT IS IMPORTANT. IT IS. (via tigersmilk)
I'm sorry, but how does this even exist? →
New Dating Book Says Feminism Ruins Relationships, Women Can Stop Men From Cheating thefeministhub: sheenagirlreporter: According to this book, by two women who call themselves “the man whisperers,” feminism is killing romance, because men only like women who are docile and doting. And guess whose problem that is? If you guessed whiney, insecure dudes, you guessed wrong! It’s up to you,...
This guy has a great point. →
My 2 new favorite passtimes:
“Suiting up” and making kale chips with nutritional yeast (delicious and nutritious)
A friend of my recently posted on another friends wall the following link: Truths for Mature People While a number of the points are funny, or are in jest, I pointed out in a comment to my friend that I had a serious issue with #20, which reads “I wish Google Maps had an ‘Avoid Ghetto’ routing option. After pointing out how offensive and privileged the statement was, I was...