Father’s Day was yesterday! Did you celebrate it with meat? Meat is very manly. Or perhaps you just purchased your father a very manly card, praising his manly familial-providing… ness. But seriously, thank you to all the fathers, mothers, parents, guardians, grandparents, mentors, siblings etc, who make a positive difference in our growth.
I’m sure if you’ve managed to turn on a TV in the past three years you’ve noticed that yogurt is suddenly magic lady food. Well, now Yoplait has recently pulled an ad that the National Eating Disorders Association thought was triggering to those who struggle with disordered eating. If you scroll down to the end of the link, there’s a slideshow of seven other ads NEDA feels are triggering as well.
Oh, poor British Vogue! They are simply so overrun with Asian models THEY LITERALLY CANNOT TELL THEM APART.
A list of 30 things people need to stop believing about Third World Women. Some of my favorites:
4. In popular culture and media, if Third World Women characters don’t wear shiny and bright colours, reality will not crack I assure you.
18. Representation of Third World Women that doesn’t posit the hijab synonymous to oppression will not mess with Global Time.
23. Not all of us have British accents, we don’t speak in archaic prose when addressed. And we do speak even when no one addresses us — apparently this is very shocking for people.
How’s this for a pleasant surprise? REPUBLICAN New York State Senator Roy Macdonald supports gay marriage.
There are mixed reactions in Wales over the decision to make the morning after pill free. One Catholic Church official is worried that making emergency contraception available will turn sex into A SPORT. Gasp!
“You’re left with something that is devoid of its intention – a recreational activity, almost.”
Ah yes, recreational sex. Our world’s greatest problem. What if it should lead to a sexual Olympics?! Heavens.
Actually much of the concern revolves around teen pregnancy. Yes, teens get pregnant, and many choose to make a family, in various forms, and face intense stigma, with access to very few resources.
If you don’t already know about the microagressions tumblr check it out. Sometimes I just go there to have a cry/laugh.