i don’t know if i already posted this, but the article is a really fantastic look at male-dominated gamer culture and all of its problems.
someone who will not tolerate the only jokes I know how to make
SOMEONE WHO WILL NOT TOLERATE THE ONLY JOKES I KNOW HOW TO MAKE
Perfect phraseology is perfect.
There are so many good quotes in this article oh my god.
Geordie Tait - To My Someday Daughter
Thank you, Geordie Tait, for putting your finger on one of the many, many reasons why the Nice Guy™ mentality is so very maddening.
When someone asks adult male fans to be respectful of the fact that a show is primarily meant for the entertainment and enrichment of young girls and the response is, “No, but you don’t understand, this show is actually high quality,” that’s… pretty revealing.
White men: Why the rest of us can’t have nice things since basically ever.
the hunger games aren’t amazingly unique or flawless or anything but I think katniss as a character is very important and i think the media misunderstands
we aren’t in it for the cute boys. we’re in it for katniss. thousands of young girls were introduced to an introverted, angry girl born into poverty and watched her become the savior of the world and the media doesn’t seem to understand that she, as a character, is important to girls. not who she dates, but her
FINALLY SOMEONE SAID IT
Michigan Democratic Leader, Gretchen Whitmer. The board of medicine just approved a Right to Life of Michigan petition banning abortion insurance coverage. If approved by the Republican majority legislature (and not allowed to go to the voters), it would require patients to purchase an additional rider to cover abortion, even in cases of rape and incest.
Nearly half of the pregnancies in the United States are unintended, and about 40% of those are terminated. The cost of a first trimester abortion ranges anywhere from $300 to $950. Nearly 60% of women who experience a delay in accessing safe, legal abortion have cited the time it took to raise the money and make arrangements. Those delays increase the cost of abortion, as well as the risk of complications.