YES. SO true.
solar eclipse, total phase, NASA APOD. 21 November 2012
want everybody to keep well in mind that the UCSB shooting was an act of misogyny and not mental illness
The gun lobby and its right-wing allies immediately do everything they can to make all acts of gun violence about mental health. Mental health is certainly a contributing factor (mentally healthy people don’t usually commit murders), everything we know about the killer in this case indicates that this was intended to be an act of extreme violence against women.
the problem, as i see it:
contrary to popular belief, feminism is not a movement against men, it is a movement for women.
and contrary to popular belief, men’s rights activism is not a movement for men, it is a movement against women.
"I can’t remember where I heard this, but someone once said that defending a position by citing free speech is sort of the ultimate concession; you’re saying that the most compelling thing you can say for your position is that it’s not literally illegal to express."
(via xkcd: Free Speech)
Thank you XKCD! This is so accurate.
So perfect, I’m using it in class next year.