Damn right, Dame Helen, women have been treated appallingly by history! - (Celebitchy)
I found my next t-shirt and it goes toward Rep. Rashida Tlaib’s re-election campaign. Bonus. - (The Root)
Are you a Vampire Diaries fan? This is for you! Are you a bourbon fan? This is for you! Are you not a fan of either one? Click the link anyway, maybe something else in there will be for you. - (Lainey)
10-year-old Promise Sawyer was feeling “some type of way” after classmates had mean things to say after she wore her natural hair the day before. She didn’t let them stop her from wearing her hair natural the following day. “Don’t allow anyone to steal your joy,” Promise said. “Don’t give them that much power.” Tell ‘em. Make sure they hear it all the way in the back row. - (Yahoo)
There are so many quotes in this article that I wanted to highlight. “Three separate studies have found that fat women are more likely to die from breast and cervical cancers than non-fat women, a result partially attributed to their reluctance to see doctors and get screenings.” - (HuffPo)
Friend of Pajiba, Stardust, shared this on Facebook and I stole it right off her page. Just stole it right from under her. Thaaaaaaaaaaankkkks!
You ever find a news story that snaps into focus a lot of half-remembered childhood events? This was one of those things for Genevieve, who finally knows she wasn’t crazy for thinking that once upon a time Disney was going to build a park near D.C. - (DCist)
Rob Cohen, who directed the first Fast and Furious film as well as xXx, has been accused of sexually assaulting a woman he invited for a business meeting to discuss a TV pilot. He gave her a drink she did not order. When she regained consciousness, she was being sexually assaulted by Cohen in his hotel room. Cohen denies the allegations. (HuffPo)
Aaron Carter is not OK, and whoever tattooed the giant Rihanna as Medusa on the side of his actual FACE should have his license revoked. - (Dlisted)
Ed Sheeran’s tattoo artist, on the other hand…
Ed Sheeran’s tattoo artist should be jailed for life for criminal negligence pic.twitter.com/wq84EzWxOF— Thadeous J Metropolis (@masiavelli) September 28, 2019
Mattel understands that representation is important, especially for kids. With that in mind, they’ve created the first gender-neutral dolls. Hopefully, they’ll add more sizes and colors, but it’s a great start! - (Revelist)
As an only-child, I always wished I had a sister that I was this close with. This is a good sister. - (RMW)
Joseph Heller’s anti war classic, Catch-22, has been banned and challenged for references to women as whores. Vel veeter suggests that misogyny can be read as intentional, "as a kind of full exposure without apology of the rape and sexual violence committed by US servicemen. It’s an odd but obvious omission from the general rule and understanding that sexual violence is a tool of war, but ‘not’ for Americans." Have you read Catch-22, or watched the 2019 adapted series on Hulu? (Cannonball Read 11
It’s still in the mid to high 90s here, but ALLEGEDLY it’s snowing in other parts of the country, so I’ll allow this.
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