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*dies of happiness*

I just checked and yep!

I just checked and yep!


October is tomorrow.

why the fuck is Darren Wilson still not arrested?


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If Young Women Turn Out And Vote In November, We Win ~ Rachel Maddow #womenvote #WarOnWomen #VoteBlue2014 @LiberalEffects 


If Young Women Turn Out And Vote In November, We Win ~ Rachel Maddow

Work for the things that you care about.

Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s advice to young feminists

Read the whole interview

(via emilys-list)


the worst thing about tumblr is that you read all those pro feminist/anti rape/anti misogyny posts all the time everyday and then you actually go outside and talk to a random guy and it feels like being punched in the face with a chair

Eventually, though (hopefully), you’ll find yourself surrounded less & less by those people & more & more by people with similar worldviews. You won’t escape it entirely, but you quickly find the people you choose to interact with are pretty rad.



I think one of the reasons the Harry Potter Epilogue was so poorly received was because the audience was primarily made up of the Millennial generation.

We’ve walked with Harry, Ron and Hermione, through a world that we thought was great but slowly revealed itself to be the opposite. We unpeeled the layers of corruption within the government, we saw cruelty against minorities grow in the past decades, and had media attack us and had teachers tell us that we ‘must not tell lies’. We got angry and frustrated and, like Harry, Ron and Hermione, had to think of a way to fight back. And them winning? That would have been enough to give us hope and leave us satisfied.

But instead. There was skip scene. And suddenly they were all over 30 and happy with their 2.5 children.

And the Millennials were left flailing in the dust.

Because while we recognised and empathised with everything up to that point. But seeing the Golden Trio financially stable and content and married? That was not something our generation could recognise. Because we have no idea if we’re ever going to be able to reach that stage. Not with the world we’re living in right now.

Having Harry, Ron and Hermione stare off into the distance after the battle and wonder about what the future might be would have stuck with us. Hell, have them move into a shitty flat together and try and sort out their lives would have. Have them with screaming nightmares and failed relationships and trying to get jobs in a society that’s falling apart would have. Have them still trying to fix things in that society would have. Because we known Voldemort was just a symptom of the disease of prejudice the Wizarding World.

But don’t push us off with an ‘all was well’. In a world about magic, JK Rowling finally broke our suspension of disbelief by having them all hit middle-class and middle-age contentment and expecting a fanbase of teenagers to accept it.

Also. Since when was ‘don’t worry kids, you’re going to turn out just like your parents’ ever a happy ending? Does our generation even recognise marriage and money and jobs as the fulfillment of life anymore? Does our generation even recognise the Epilogue’s Golden Trio anymore?

i’m not saying this is for everyone, but it sure as hell is for me.

Eh, I’m a Gen Xer & I didn’t care much for the epilogue. I think this (the above) is part of it. But also - the Trio went through some many EPIC things and then just …. ended up like everyone else. And even for people who want this out of life, I think we also like to think there’s something more for us, too.


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