IT’S ALMOST AS IF YOUR HAPPINESS DOES NOT TAKE MY HAPPINESS AWAY
um, that cuts right to the fucking core of intolerance and hate. this shit is gold.
True gender equality is actually perceived as inequality. A group that is made up of 50% women is perceived as being mostly women. A situation that is perfectly equal between men and women is perceived as being biased in favor of women.
And if you don’t believe me, you’ve never been a married woman who kept her family name. I have had students hold that up as proof of my “sexism.”
My own brother told me that he could never marry a woman who kept her name because “everyone would know who ruled that relationship.” Perfect equality – my husband keeps his name and I keep mine – is held as a statement of superiority on my part.
this picture pretty much sums it all. Gaza, Palestine
Ruby’s Bridge from Child to Adult: A Little Girl’s Contribution to Civil Rights
“On Nov. 14,1960, 6-year-old Ruby Bridges became the first black child to integrate a public school in New Orleans. It was to become one of the most memorable images of the civil rights movement.”
Saira Liaquat, 22 yrs, burn victim and survivor, holding an old photograph of herself before she was burned with acid by her husband. There are presently over 300 cases of burn victims registered in Pakistan. Most victims are between the ages of 14 - 25 years old.