HuwLayton

Student of life & philosophy. Geek, nerd and techie, always playing catch-up.
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thequeenandthephoenix:

policymic:

17 lies we need to stop teaching girls about sex

Fueled by outdated ideals of gender roles and the sense that female sexuality is somehow shameful, there are certain pernicious myths about girls and sex that just won’t die. That sex education in America has gaping holes doesn’t help much, either; in a recent Centers for Disease Control (CDC) report, just 6 out of 10 girls said that their schools’ sex ed curriculum included information on how to say no to sex. This lack of personal agency was reflected in a forthcoming study by sociologist Heather Hlavka at Marquette University as well, which found that many young girls think of sex simply as something that is “done to them.”

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princeowl:

cool message from godzilla, destroyer of male entitlement 

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You are most powerful when you are most silent. People never expect silence. They expect words, motion, defense, offense, back and forth. They expect to leap into the fray. They are ready, fists up, words hanging leaping from their mouths. Silence? No
Alison McGhee (via russianwolves)

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tattooedtiki:

We all get it but why does a 5 year old get it? She’s 5, she shouldn’t worry about things things, But she does. It breaks my heart, it runs on her moms side of the family. It’s so hard to know she’s headed on a hard road by know ones fault. She doesn’t have to be on meds but she…

drawgr:

literally if you ever try to justify rape you instantly become a dangerous person in my eyes

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If there were in the world today any large number of people who desired their own happiness more than they desired the unhappiness of others, we could have paradise in a few years.
Bertrand Russell (via moralanarchism)

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