note-a-bear:

thejunglenook:

sci-universe:

A toast to these great astronomers!
Read about Annie Jump Cannon, Henrietta Swan Leavitt, and Cecilia Payne-Gaposchkin

Wine and honoring women in science.Cosmos doing science education right.

I keep meaning to add, because no one seems to mention it: both Annie Jump Cannon and Henrietta Swan Leavitt were both Deaf.
I feel like it’s important to acknowledge that part of their histories, because I don’t often see folks talking about disability history wrt science stuffs (without having to look for it), and it’s even more rare to see it wrt women in science.
note-a-bear:

thejunglenook:

sci-universe:

A toast to these great astronomers!
Read about Annie Jump Cannon, Henrietta Swan Leavitt, and Cecilia Payne-Gaposchkin

Wine and honoring women in science.Cosmos doing science education right.

I keep meaning to add, because no one seems to mention it: both Annie Jump Cannon and Henrietta Swan Leavitt were both Deaf.
I feel like it’s important to acknowledge that part of their histories, because I don’t often see folks talking about disability history wrt science stuffs (without having to look for it), and it’s even more rare to see it wrt women in science.
note-a-bear:

thejunglenook:

sci-universe:

A toast to these great astronomers!
Read about Annie Jump Cannon, Henrietta Swan Leavitt, and Cecilia Payne-Gaposchkin

Wine and honoring women in science.Cosmos doing science education right.

I keep meaning to add, because no one seems to mention it: both Annie Jump Cannon and Henrietta Swan Leavitt were both Deaf.
I feel like it’s important to acknowledge that part of their histories, because I don’t often see folks talking about disability history wrt science stuffs (without having to look for it), and it’s even more rare to see it wrt women in science.
note-a-bear:

thejunglenook:

sci-universe:

A toast to these great astronomers!
Read about Annie Jump Cannon, Henrietta Swan Leavitt, and Cecilia Payne-Gaposchkin

Wine and honoring women in science.Cosmos doing science education right.

I keep meaning to add, because no one seems to mention it: both Annie Jump Cannon and Henrietta Swan Leavitt were both Deaf.
I feel like it’s important to acknowledge that part of their histories, because I don’t often see folks talking about disability history wrt science stuffs (without having to look for it), and it’s even more rare to see it wrt women in science.

note-a-bear:

thejunglenook:

sci-universe:

A toast to these great astronomers!

Read about Annie Jump Cannon, Henrietta Swan Leavitt, and Cecilia Payne-Gaposchkin

Wine and honoring women in science.
Cosmos doing science education right.

I keep meaning to add, because no one seems to mention it: both Annie Jump Cannon and Henrietta Swan Leavitt were both Deaf.

I feel like it’s important to acknowledge that part of their histories, because I don’t often see folks talking about disability history wrt science stuffs (without having to look for it), and it’s even more rare to see it wrt women in science.

safequeersex:

a guide directed for FTM transition was already posted, so I pulled up some old links I had bookmarked for dmab/transgender women to aid transition! breastforms sewing pattern for silicone bead formslow budget diy breast forms [video] creating cleavage with bras [video] "illusion" cleavage with makeup [video] tucking/gaffe tucking and creating gaffe [video] tucking forum and thread wigs and hairquality low budget wigscute hairstyles on pinterestmore cute short femme hairhairstyle guide & beautymakeup tutorials for beginnersquality makeup for less moneychoosing foundationask mod li about makeup
surgery & hrt guides surgery booklet hrt booklethousing, crisis lines and help trans-friendly shelter guideself harm & lgbtq supportstay safe! xoxo ♡ mod li
EDIT: It has been brought to my attention that susansplace can potentially have triggering material and users. Please proceed with caution.
safequeersex:

a guide directed for FTM transition was already posted, so I pulled up some old links I had bookmarked for dmab/transgender women to aid transition! breastforms sewing pattern for silicone bead formslow budget diy breast forms [video] creating cleavage with bras [video] "illusion" cleavage with makeup [video] tucking/gaffe tucking and creating gaffe [video] tucking forum and thread wigs and hairquality low budget wigscute hairstyles on pinterestmore cute short femme hairhairstyle guide & beautymakeup tutorials for beginnersquality makeup for less moneychoosing foundationask mod li about makeup
surgery & hrt guides surgery booklet hrt booklethousing, crisis lines and help trans-friendly shelter guideself harm & lgbtq supportstay safe! xoxo ♡ mod li
EDIT: It has been brought to my attention that susansplace can potentially have triggering material and users. Please proceed with caution.

safequeersex:

a guide directed for FTM transition was already posted, so I pulled up some old links I had bookmarked for dmab/transgender women to aid transition! 

breastforms 
sewing pattern for silicone bead forms
low budget diy breast forms [video] 
creating cleavage with bras [video] 
"illusion" cleavage with makeup [video] 

tucking/gaffe 
tucking and creating gaffe [video] 
tucking forum and thread 

wigs and hair
quality low budget wigs
cute hairstyles on pinterest
more cute short femme hair
hairstyle guide & beauty

makeup 
tutorials for beginners
quality makeup for less money
choosing foundation
ask mod li about makeup

surgery & hrt guides 
surgery booklet 
hrt booklet

housing, crisis lines and help 
trans-friendly shelter guide
self harm & lgbtq support
stay safe! xoxo ♡ mod li


EDIT: It has been brought to my attention that susansplace can potentially have triggering material and users. Please proceed with caution.
leanin:

What would have once sounded like a far-fetched feminist fantasy – women forming the majority of a parliament – is a reality in one country in the world, Rwanda.
In fact, women are making gains throughout all of Africa, but these achievements have been met with a loud silence from the western feminist movement. 
African women are blazing a feminist trail - why don’t we hear their voices? (The Guardian) 

leanin:

What would have once sounded like a far-fetched feminist fantasy – women forming the majority of a parliament – is a reality in one country in the world, Rwanda.

In fact, women are making gains throughout all of Africa, but these achievements have been met with a loud silence from the western feminist movement. 

African women are blazing a feminist trail - why don’t we hear their voices? (The Guardian) 

mattreadsthings:

monsterzine:

Offered in New York City Friday - Saturday nights 12AM-4AM. If you or a friend need a safe ride, please call! Save this number and spread the word! What a wonderful organization

This sounds like a really great resource!
mattreadsthings:

monsterzine:

Offered in New York City Friday - Saturday nights 12AM-4AM. If you or a friend need a safe ride, please call! Save this number and spread the word! What a wonderful organization

This sounds like a really great resource!

mattreadsthings:

monsterzine:

Offered in New York City Friday - Saturday nights 12AM-4AM. If you or a friend need a safe ride, please call! Save this number and spread the word! What a wonderful organization

This sounds like a really great resource!

stfusexists:

hadarlikestoblog:

BAD GIRLS DO IT WELL

The Gulabi gang is a group of women vigilantes active across North India. It is named after the pink saris worn by its members. The group was founded as a response to widespread domestic abuse and other violence against women. Gulabis visit abusive husbands and beat them with bamboo sticks. In 2008, they stormed an electricity office and forced officials to restore the power they had cut to extract bribes. The Gulabis have also stopped child marriages and protested dowry and female illiteracy.

Will never not reblog Gulabi gang. 

We need to learn from the Gulabi gang.

  1. Camera: Canon EOS 5D
  2. Aperture: f/10
  3. Exposure: 1/400th
  4. Focal Length: 24mm
thisisnotindia:

globalpost:

What happens when the world’s largest democracy protests?
THIS.

Wow. 
thisisnotindia:

globalpost:

What happens when the world’s largest democracy protests?
THIS.

Wow. 
thisisnotindia:

globalpost:

What happens when the world’s largest democracy protests?
THIS.

Wow. 
thisisnotindia:

globalpost:

What happens when the world’s largest democracy protests?
THIS.

Wow. 

thisisnotindia:

globalpost:

What happens when the world’s largest democracy protests?

THIS.

Wow. 

lipstick-feminists:

[TRIGGER WARNING: VIOLENT RAPE]
anarcho-queer:

Protesters Clash With Police In India’s Capital Over Brutal Group Rape
Indian police fired tear gas, batons and water cannons against protesters in the capital New Delhi as thousands demanded the death penalty for five men who raped a 23-year-old student. Some of the demonstrators sustained injuries.
Crowds of protesters attempted to make their way to the presidential mansion at Raisina Hill and then tried to break through steel barricades surrounding a high-security zone where the presidential mansion, the prime minister’s office and various ministries are located.
The protesters carried banners that read ‘Save women, save India’ and ‘Hang the rapists.’ Police cracked down on the rally after some demonstrators began to throw stones at security forces.
[more to read if you click; warning for rape, violence]
lipstick-feminists:

[TRIGGER WARNING: VIOLENT RAPE]
anarcho-queer:

Protesters Clash With Police In India’s Capital Over Brutal Group Rape
Indian police fired tear gas, batons and water cannons against protesters in the capital New Delhi as thousands demanded the death penalty for five men who raped a 23-year-old student. Some of the demonstrators sustained injuries.
Crowds of protesters attempted to make their way to the presidential mansion at Raisina Hill and then tried to break through steel barricades surrounding a high-security zone where the presidential mansion, the prime minister’s office and various ministries are located.
The protesters carried banners that read ‘Save women, save India’ and ‘Hang the rapists.’ Police cracked down on the rally after some demonstrators began to throw stones at security forces.
[more to read if you click; warning for rape, violence]
lipstick-feminists:

[TRIGGER WARNING: VIOLENT RAPE]
anarcho-queer:

Protesters Clash With Police In India’s Capital Over Brutal Group Rape
Indian police fired tear gas, batons and water cannons against protesters in the capital New Delhi as thousands demanded the death penalty for five men who raped a 23-year-old student. Some of the demonstrators sustained injuries.
Crowds of protesters attempted to make their way to the presidential mansion at Raisina Hill and then tried to break through steel barricades surrounding a high-security zone where the presidential mansion, the prime minister’s office and various ministries are located.
The protesters carried banners that read ‘Save women, save India’ and ‘Hang the rapists.’ Police cracked down on the rally after some demonstrators began to throw stones at security forces.
[more to read if you click; warning for rape, violence]
lipstick-feminists:

[TRIGGER WARNING: VIOLENT RAPE]
anarcho-queer:

Protesters Clash With Police In India’s Capital Over Brutal Group Rape
Indian police fired tear gas, batons and water cannons against protesters in the capital New Delhi as thousands demanded the death penalty for five men who raped a 23-year-old student. Some of the demonstrators sustained injuries.
Crowds of protesters attempted to make their way to the presidential mansion at Raisina Hill and then tried to break through steel barricades surrounding a high-security zone where the presidential mansion, the prime minister’s office and various ministries are located.
The protesters carried banners that read ‘Save women, save India’ and ‘Hang the rapists.’ Police cracked down on the rally after some demonstrators began to throw stones at security forces.
[more to read if you click; warning for rape, violence]
lipstick-feminists:

[TRIGGER WARNING: VIOLENT RAPE]
anarcho-queer:

Protesters Clash With Police In India’s Capital Over Brutal Group Rape
Indian police fired tear gas, batons and water cannons against protesters in the capital New Delhi as thousands demanded the death penalty for five men who raped a 23-year-old student. Some of the demonstrators sustained injuries.
Crowds of protesters attempted to make their way to the presidential mansion at Raisina Hill and then tried to break through steel barricades surrounding a high-security zone where the presidential mansion, the prime minister’s office and various ministries are located.
The protesters carried banners that read ‘Save women, save India’ and ‘Hang the rapists.’ Police cracked down on the rally after some demonstrators began to throw stones at security forces.
[more to read if you click; warning for rape, violence]

lipstick-feminists:

[TRIGGER WARNING: VIOLENT RAPE]

anarcho-queer:

Protesters Clash With Police In India’s Capital Over Brutal Group Rape

Indian police fired tear gas, batons and water cannons against protesters in the capital New Delhi as thousands demanded the death penalty for five men who raped a 23-year-old student. Some of the demonstrators sustained injuries.

Crowds of protesters attempted to make their way to the presidential mansion at Raisina Hill and then tried to break through steel barricades surrounding a high-security zone where the presidential mansion, the prime minister’s office and various ministries are located.

The protesters carried banners that read ‘Save women, save India’ and ‘Hang the rapists.’ Police cracked down on the rally after some demonstrators began to throw stones at security forces.

[more to read if you click; warning for rape, violence]
sergeantqueer:

final for my 2D foundation class.i wanted to approach the issue of society vilifying women for their sexual decisions.things may or may not change before i print them on sunday, idk. 
sergeantqueer:

final for my 2D foundation class.i wanted to approach the issue of society vilifying women for their sexual decisions.things may or may not change before i print them on sunday, idk. 
sergeantqueer:

final for my 2D foundation class.i wanted to approach the issue of society vilifying women for their sexual decisions.things may or may not change before i print them on sunday, idk. 
sergeantqueer:

final for my 2D foundation class.i wanted to approach the issue of society vilifying women for their sexual decisions.things may or may not change before i print them on sunday, idk. 

sergeantqueer:

final for my 2D foundation class.
i wanted to approach the issue of society vilifying women for their sexual decisions.
things may or may not change before i print them on sunday, idk. 

(Source: liverquiver)

reclaimingthelatinatag:

nezua:

soniasaraiya:

To all the women who quietly made history.
This reminds me of this:

Finally, and this is important: even those women who weren’t inventors and intellectuals, even those women who really did spend all their lives doing stereotypical “women’s work”—they also built this world. The mundane labor of life is what makes everything else possible. Before you can have scientists and engineers and artists, you have to have a whole bunch of people (and it’s usually women) to hold down the basics: to grow and harvest and cook the food, to provide clothes and shelter, to fetch the firewood and the water, to nurture and nurse, to tend and teach. Every single scrap of civilized inventing and dreaming and thinking rides on top of that foundation. Never forget that.

Which is by the Reclusive Leftist, which I found through this excellent post, with comments, via meganwest.

Bisabuela Juanita, Abuelita María Lucha Quintana.

so powerful
reclaimingthelatinatag:

nezua:

soniasaraiya:

To all the women who quietly made history.
This reminds me of this:

Finally, and this is important: even those women who weren’t inventors and intellectuals, even those women who really did spend all their lives doing stereotypical “women’s work”—they also built this world. The mundane labor of life is what makes everything else possible. Before you can have scientists and engineers and artists, you have to have a whole bunch of people (and it’s usually women) to hold down the basics: to grow and harvest and cook the food, to provide clothes and shelter, to fetch the firewood and the water, to nurture and nurse, to tend and teach. Every single scrap of civilized inventing and dreaming and thinking rides on top of that foundation. Never forget that.

Which is by the Reclusive Leftist, which I found through this excellent post, with comments, via meganwest.

Bisabuela Juanita, Abuelita María Lucha Quintana.

so powerful

reclaimingthelatinatag:

nezua:

soniasaraiya:

To all the women who quietly made history.

This reminds me of this:

Finally, and this is important: even those women who weren’t inventors and intellectuals, even those women who really did spend all their lives doing stereotypical “women’s work”—they also built this world. The mundane labor of life is what makes everything else possible. Before you can have scientists and engineers and artists, you have to have a whole bunch of people (and it’s usually women) to hold down the basics: to grow and harvest and cook the food, to provide clothes and shelter, to fetch the firewood and the water, to nurture and nurse, to tend and teach. Every single scrap of civilized inventing and dreaming and thinking rides on top of that foundation. Never forget that.

Which is by the Reclusive Leftist, which I found through this excellent post, with comments, via meganwest.

Bisabuela Juanita, Abuelita María Lucha Quintana.

so powerful

(Source: singithigh)

drst:

Though barred from combat, women in military service do have de facto roles in combat. Tammy Duckworth, former assistant secretary of the US Department of Veterans Affairs lost her legs in combat while piloting a Black Hawk helicopter. “When I’m asked if the country is ready for women in combat, I look down at where my legs used to be and think, ‘Where do you think this happened, a bar fight?’“

Consider supporting Tammy Duckworth for Congress, please! Don’t you want to see the Republicans in Congress having to give their stupid speeches while she looks at them with a “Oh please!” side-eye?

"Despite her injuries, she declined a military medical retirement and continues to drill as a Lieutenant Colonel in the Illinois Army National Guard."

THAT SOUNDS TERRIFYING TBQH fuck yes we need her in congress