Bia. 19. São Paulo, Brazil. Tegan and Sara. Andrea Gibson. Books. Majoring in Latin and Portuguese. Fun times.

 

"My response to the “I am not a feminist” internet phenomenon….

First of all, it’s clear you don’t know what feminism is. But I’m not going to explain it to you. You can google it. To quote an old friend, “I’m not the feminist babysitter.”

But here is what I think you should know.

You’re insulting every woman who was forcibly restrained in a jail cell with a feeding tube down her throat for your right to vote, less than 100 years ago.

You’re degrading every woman who has accessed a rape crisis center, which wouldn’t exist without the feminist movement.

You’re undermining every woman who fought to make marital rape a crime (it was legal until 1993).

You’re spitting on the legacy of every woman who fought for women to be allowed to own property (1848). For the abolition of slavery and the rise of the labor union. For the right to divorce. For women to be allowed to have access to birth control (Comstock laws). For middle and upper class women to be allowed to work outside the home (poor women have always worked outside the home). To make domestic violence a crime in the US (It is very much legal in many parts of the world). To make workplace sexual harassment a crime.

In short, you know not what you speak of. You reap the rewards of these women’s sacrifices every day of your life. When you grin with your cutsey sign about how you’re not a feminist, you ignorantly spit on the sacred struggle of the past 200 years. You bite the hand that has fed you freedom, safety, and a voice.

In short, kiss my ass, you ignorant little jerks.”

Libby Anne (via coachk13)

YES THIS A THOUSAND TIMES THIS.

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(Source: dumbledoresarmy-againstbigotry)

If you can see a future without me and that doesn’t break your heart then we’re not doing what I thought we were doing here.

That 70’s Show (via temperare-te)

I’m going to disappoint you, and maybe you’ll still want me. And for Tegan…she would give you everything you want. She’s the chocolate of this relationship.

Sara (x)

(Source: astagebeforeusasongachorus)

Sara: I really subscribe to the idea that people love you more when you don't give them what they want

Tegan: You could tell the kind of person Sara is to date.

One time a homeless man called me Bieber and I was like, maybe it’s time to grow the bangs out

Sara Quin (via sleepsidebyside)