The simple phrase “women’s issues” eloquently reinforces this point. Guys hear “women’s issues” and not surprisingly think: Hey, that’s stuff’s for girls, for women. I’m not a girl or a woman. It’s not my concern. Generations of men and boys have been conditioned to think about sexism—including gender violence—as something they need only concern themselves with when forced to do so, usually by a woman in their life."
— Jackson Katz, Macho Paradox: Why Some Men Hurt Women and and How All Men Can Help (via sociolab)
The student president quoted the turtle from Kung Fu Panda in his commencement speech and I’m thinking BEST SPEECH EVER. Then Merle Haggard gets an honorary fine arts doctorate and speaks for less than a minute.
Came home from a early walk this morning to find my kitty chasing a chihuahua off his lawn. It was quite amusing.
Fuzzy Bitch is an awesome nickname. As long as it’s not yours.
That is all.
jodiferous said: Umm, yeah, I'd like to know how you got SO AWESOME? For reals.
An excellent question! But one with no clear answer. Several theories abound. DNA? Environment? Pixie dust? The jury is still out.