If rape were a disease, it would be a pandemic. If it were an economic downturn, it would be the biggest depression in history. 90% of rapists know their victims. This means that a woman is far more likely to be raped by the man walking her to her car than the stranger in the parking lot. 37% of women in emergency rooms are put there by their male partners.
— Dr. Rachel Luft discussing gender-based violence, University of New Orleans (via poemsbydes)
With these statistics in mind, in the US, heterosexuality is a major health risk to women. Men and masculinity are a health threat to women.
you can’t expect me to keep fighting for you when all you give back is a cold indifference. maybe one of these days i’ll learn to quit trying, and eventually quit being broken by the only person capable of breaking me.
don’t ever apologize for posting pictures of yourself
Fill your blog with your own face
Show off your arms, thighs, ass, shoulders
Make pages and pages of your own teeth and hair
Dedicate space to loving the cracks in your lips and the chewed parts of your fingers
And if you are called vain, then you have succeeded
In getting others to notice
How fucking beautiful and important you are
do you ever sit in school like i know the answer to that question but i’m not saying it because this class is pissing me off
How about you have entire grades like that. Or teachers telling you not to answer because THEY KNOW you already know. THEY KNOW you should be being taught something more, but they have to “educate the majority,” and not everyone.
^ can i just