The Literary Snob: The Issue I have with Mary Sue. →
thelibraryofminds: We all know what a Mary Sue is, right? Its wish-fulfillment. It’s a character getting her way, and being the most special wonderful creature to ever exist. People get annoyed because of the unrealistic characterization and because it makes the character…
[TW: RAPE] There is no single definition of sexual violence. “Rape is rape.” It...– Feminspire (via internal-acceptance-movement)
Thor is freaking out.
Apparently he is not a fan of daleks. He keeps meowing at the TV.
You either like me or you don’t. It took me twenty-something years to learn how...– Daniel Franzese (via shesinacoma)
50 Creative Ways to Use Skype in Your Classroom →
teachingliteracy: world-shaker: Here are four: Art crits: Schedule time with professional artists and receive thorough crits about how to improve a piece. Because Skype allows for screen sharing, anyone working in digital media will appreciate the convenience! Interviews: Rather than a lecture, try hosting a Skype interview with professionals and – if the money’s right — game-changes happy...
Clam eats salt “Weirdest video you’ll see today.” Well, okay then.
bellazap: rossebay: best thing i’ve...
She was extending a hand that I didn’t know how to take, so I broke its fingers...– Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close, Jonathan Safran Foer (via creatingaquietmind)
We seem to be under the impression that you can graft self-esteem onto your...– Beyond Grades and Trophies, Teaching Kids the Definition of Success | MindShift (via infoneer-pulse)
Today I channeled my sassy gay grasshopper in class by accident.– My best friend, who is absolutely ridiculous
Just casually chatting with my dad about Dr. Who.
He promised to come visit me in his TARDIS.
So this happened.
Infact Development Teacher: "Can anyone guess what the top selling book amoung parents is? This book has sold more copies than everything except the Bible."
*girl in back mutters to her friend*
Teacher: "What did you say, Ally?"
Ally: "I said '50 Shades or Gray.'"
Teacher: *lauging hysterically* "No, but it should be."
We should ban life jackets and other flotation...
And if you do, by chance, find yourself struggling with drowning, then no life-saving or otherwise procedure or act should be allowed to be administered. You got yourself into this mess, you have to live with the consequences. You should see drowning as a gift. You, there with the sunglasses! You’re just asking for it. Also, if you were forcibly pushed into the water, don’t worry. If it...
The Seven Stages of Feminist Grief (Todd Akin...
SHOCK: What the fuck did he just say? DENIAL: No, that can’t be right. ANGER: Fucking ‘legitimate’?! BARGAINING: Maybe he’s high? GUILT: It’s my own fault for checking Twitter. DEPRESSION: FML, people are defending him. ACCEPTANCE: Whatever. On to the next sexist asshole.
Lipstick Feminists: a letter to each of you. →
projectunbreakable: I’m sure you’ve seen it in the news today. The headlines are everywhere and my Twitter feed is decorated with rants from various people I follow: a man running for senate named Todd Akin used the term “legitimate rape” when asked about abortion legality. He has also used…
108. Mrs Weasley would constantly get nightmares...
thatisnotfeminism: giantpurplesquirrel: gingermangrint: *tears skin off of face* why would you do this why
Rape is rape. And the idea that we should be parsing and qualifying and slicing...– Obama, on Todd Akin (who recently said that if women are victims of a “legitimate rape” that their bodies will be able to shut down any possible pregnancy) [x] (via fuckyeahgirlcrush)