We live down the street from a gay couple with a young son, my son goes and...– Mark Ruffalo (via et-in-arkadia)
In Real Life: Introverts at work: networking for... →
stevemz: One of the greatest myths about introverts is that they don’t like people or enjoying talking. If you ever get me started on cycling, you will know that myth is definitely false. Unfortunately, due to the portrayal of several high-profile CEOs, there has been an expectation within… So important
We oppose the teaching of Higher Order Thinking Skills, critical thinking skills...– The Texas Republican 2012 platform, which officially opposes teaching students “critical thinking skills.” Read 4 more of the Texas GOP’s craziest policies. (via think-progress)
I have decided Dumbledore always made his...
be4utiful-ending: #no really #say those in snape’s voice
Emma Watson: On The Brink →
Liz Taylor did it; Shirley Temple didn’t. Hayley Mills, Annette Funicello, Lindsey Lohan: the world of acting is filled with those who will forever remain frozen in film in their childhood and teenage states. But there are the successes too: Anna Paquin, Scarlett Johansson, Judy Garland, to name a few. It’s a strange industry, Hollywood, where actors feel the pressure of not being...
The problem with having had an early exposure to...
theotherausten: silvestria: #janeite problems #srsly tho, it is not to be borne
No Crying →
“I think it’s probably because watching baseball movies are like taking a good road trip: nothing makes me feel more American. And one the greatest of them all is A League of Their Own. It’s got all the classic clichés: an alcoholic coach given his last chance, a bigwig owner with crazy plans, a team full of scrappy farm hands mixing together with city folk, just trying to live...
Reading is everything. Reading makes me feel like I’ve accomplished...– Nora Ephron, I Feel Bad About My Neck: And Other Thoughts on Being a Woman
The funny thing about arguing that same-sex couples will damage the lives of the...– an incredible point which i have been trying to put into words for years via TheLWire (via bilvum)
You can be the ripest, juiciest peach in the world, and there’s still going to...– Dita Von Teese (via fuckyeahdita) You just gotta do you girl
when lizzy goes to pemberley for the first time...
theotherausten: cactusgram: she makes him check his white male privilege and then he’s nice to her poor aunt and uncle he really cares about her and then lizzy saves georgiana and they look at each other across the room all, omg let’s do it gets me errytime THE FEELS
Suzy Bishop (Or, Another Girl Crush) →
We still have so far to go when it comes to female characters. For every Katniss Everdeen, we get a Bella Swan. It’s disheartening at times. But every once and a while a character comes along that gives me that piece of hope I need to keep pushing and fighting for the complicated, fascinating women on screen I have always admired. Suzy Bishop, of Wes Anderson’s latest movie Moonrise...
Women are socialized to make men feel good. We’re socialized to “let you down...– The art of “no.” « CaptainAwkward.com (via delascielo)
Statistical Nightmare →
When I was sixteen, my school had a workshop on sexual choices. It was a half-day off of regular schoolwork for all of the junior class. I had the pleasure of seeing an image of every STD in every place a person could imaginably get one. A woman from Planned Parenthood came and talked to us, about sexual awakenings and choices, I believe. And then, my last rotation for the day was about rape: the...
kawaiiabetic: gingerhaze: brofisting: gingerhaze replied to your post: oh my god it is one million degrees i am going to… it’s sooooo nice and cool in LA. fuck you and your new shiny yoga-mat-carrying sunny but cool hippie life-style, noelle stevenson fuck you Woops you don’t have photo reply on so I guess everyone is gonna see this This is what life in LA is like: Exactly like...
distractedbyshinyobjects: jalwhite: soulofacityy: i’ve noticed that a lot of people confuse “respects women” with “respects women they consider respectable”. truth. The Patriarchy: where men are respected until they prove themselves unworthy of it, but women have to earn respect in the first place.
THAT’S THE THING ABOUT BEING A WRITER. YOU ARE A CREATOR. YOU GET TO DECIDE THE...– FILM CRIT HULK in The Damon Lindelof Intervention. Holy flying fuck, Film Crit Hulk just gave a kickass definition for what it means to be a writer. (via junch) End scene
gingerhaze: pagesofkenna replied to your post: It’s Thor’s turn to carry Hawkeye into battle. … I’m kind of wondering if Hawkeye has an easygrab handle on the back of his costume, for when the flying Avengers need to carry him around. OH MY GOD Easy transport archer
In Real Life: Want 365 ways to improve yourself?... →
stevemz: As the saying goes, old habits die hard. In the modern-day, old habits die even harder, especially with information overload and the overwhelming amount of distractions that exist to pull a person’s attention away from a task at hand. Its hard enough to stay focused on self-improvement…