Well, when any idea in your brain defends itself with “Just relax! Don’t look too close!” you should immediately be just as suspicious. It usually means something ugly is hiding there. David Wong, “The 5 Ugly Lessons Hiding in Every Superhero Movie” (via epssilon)
They didn’t cover this story in the Harry Potter books.
THIS IS THE BEST HP RELATED THING I’VE EVER SEEN
Filmmaker Brings Attention To A Latina Soldier Who Fought In The U.S. Civil War
The U.S. military may have recently lifted the ban on women in combat, but Loreta Velazquez, a wealthy Cuban planter’s daughter who immigrated to New Orleans in 1849, secretly fought in the U.S. Civil War 150 years ago — first as a soldier in the Confederate Army, and later as a Union Army spy.
I wrote a post about this woman last year! PBS will be airing a documentary on her life today (May 24).
“women aren’t allowed to—”
“women shouldn’t/can’t ___ because periods”
“men are biologically better than women at—”
“only men can/should—”
“it’s not ladylike to—”
“you’re not a real woman if you don’t—”
“men are dominant and superior—”
“women have to—”
“she’s a slut/whore/trashy woman because she likes to have sex”
“she asked for it/it was her fault for—”
“women should wear—”
i know that my style of joking w friends involves insults but if i ever say something that actually hurts ur feelings even if i was joking and you know i was joking pls tell me and i wont say that again bcs its not fun or funny if you’re actually hurting bcs of what i said