Erin. 20. New Jersey, USA. College student double majoring in English and Women's and Gender Studies. Feminist. Optimist. Narcissist. Lover of Parks and Recreation, Orange is the New Black, Fall Out Boy, Disney, Doctor Who, and bright lipstick.
I’m reading articles about gendered communication for a class, and one says that women typically speak to somebody head on (face to face), whereas men will approach people from the side and view face to face communication as aggressive.
I am laughing because I just pictured some whiny guy complain about my “”“”“alpha status.”“”“”“
I am totally screwed if I ever fall in love because I am currently so invested in Elizabeth and Darcy’s relationship—even though I know what happens—that I’m smiling like an idiot all the time and I physically cannot sleep because I loVE THEM SO MUCH AND I AM SO HAPPY FOR THEM.
Who the fuck was I before college? Like, what did I care about before feminism? F. Scott Fitzgerald and preventing destructive decisions (in SADD)?
madamemarvelous said: Just saw your post with the "Why You Shouldn't Report Sexual Harassment" article, written by a *woman* at CBS. There's 1,001 things pissing me off here but... sexual harassment is "an unfortunate part of climbing the ladder"?! ARE YOU KIDDING ME? I cannot believe we still live in a time where some of our own are against us. We cannot normalize this. We cannot make rape culture A-OK. And anyone who argues that, this author included, is a fucking idiot. IDGAF if you're a woman, YOU'RE WRONG.
I just read that article and actually want to vomit. I don’t give a shit that it’s listed as an “opinion” piece because opinions can be destructive and irresponsible. Even though it was posted 3 years ago, the fact that it is still online is unsettling. This merely justifies workplace harassment and sexism and literally nothing good will/has come of it. I’m especially horrified that a woman wrote this, but she clearly has a LOT of internalized misogyny if she actually holds this opinion. It is reprehensible and altogether repulsive.
NOOOO NO NO NONO FUCK FUCK FUCKIG CBS IS TELLING WOMEN NOT TO REPORT SEXUAL HARASSMENT BECAUSE IT WILL “DAMAGE THEIR CAREERS” and “HARASSMENT IS AN UNFORTUNATE PART OF CLIMBING THE LADDER” I AM SO ANGRY THEY ARE LITERALLY TURNING SEXUAL HARASSMENT INTO A NORM THIS IS NOT OKAY
This is an actual article and I’m still having a hard time believing it’s real.
African feminist Ifi Amadiume