soultired:

Men who want to be feminist allies do not need to be given a space in feminism.  They need to take the space that they have in society and make it feminist.  That’s what women had to do in the first place, and women have fought much too hard for what little space they have to be giving it to men. 

(Source: grammarmancer)

mlajobs:

The Cultural Studies Program at the University of Pittsburgh will hire an assistant professor of the 1980s. Preferred research specializations include Prince album covers, Flashdance, and literary theory. 

jessicavalenti:

Sad White Babies With Mean Feminist Mommies

The Atlantic is reviving the tired feminist-baiting question “can women have it all.” Le sigh. In celebration of this backlashtastic event, I’ve compiled some of my favorite images that are often the art in these kinds of articles: The mean/frazzled/distracted working white mom (because WOC don’t exist in this narrative) who has been fooled into thinking she can have it all by feminism. Good times.

Note: I haven’t read the piece (it’s not out yet) and for all I know is a scorchingly awesome piece of feminist writing. But the headline/art/cover is just too awful and (knowingly) plays into the anti-feminist cliche the search for work/life balance is greedily trying to have “it all.”

(Source: jessicavalenti)

bbook:

jakemoore:

reasons why the recent PBS American Masters episode on Woody Allen is worth watching, pt. 1 of ?:

cinematographer Gordon (“Prince of Darkness”) Willis don’t need no optically-printed splitscreen for the psychiatrist scene in Annie Hall.

watch it here.

Filed Under: Things that shouldn’t make me cry but do.

(via audreyhepburncomplex)

(Source: daenerysknope)

Styling satchels

jessicavalenti:

Here’s the thing. I get why people want to talk about whether or not Rick Santorum’s wife had an abortion in her second trimester of pregnancy. Santorum is anti-choice like a motherfucker - he’s not just anti-abortion, he’s anti-birth control. So I really do understand the desire to call him out…

(Source: jessicavalenti)

amywhipple:

katiecoyle:

I need Leslie Knope’s tie sweater more than I’ve ever needed anything in the history of my life.
I have my last workshop ever today, and since lately I haven’t been able to sit through one without writing “Kill me” over and over again in my notebook, I watched “Jerry’s Painting” just now. I should do this every day. Every day I should wake up and think, “What would Leslie do?” The answer is always be nice to people and get shit done.

That last part. Yes.

amywhipple:

katiecoyle:

I need Leslie Knope’s tie sweater more than I’ve ever needed anything in the history of my life.

I have my last workshop ever today, and since lately I haven’t been able to sit through one without writing “Kill me” over and over again in my notebook, I watched “Jerry’s Painting” just now. I should do this every day. Every day I should wake up and think, “What would Leslie do?” The answer is always be nice to people and get shit done.

That last part. Yes.

Riot grrrl and visual culture

dandyprof:

(Circa 1996, from my personal archives)

If somebody has not yet done it, there is definitely enough material out there for a paper on the visual culture of riot grrrl. So much imagery of little white girls!

(Circa 1996, from my personal archives)

Ooh I definitely had the first one. Although I don’t know anyone specifically working on this topic, I imagine they are out there. There’s even an archival collection at NYU that focuses on Riot Grrrl (Kathleen Hanna’s papers were one of the recent acquisitions from 2010).

http://www.nyu.edu/library/bobst/research/fales/findingaidstest.html