"For the record, feminism by definition is: ‘The belief that men and women should have equal rights and opportunities. It is the theory of the political, economic and social equality of the sexes.’
I started questioning gender-based assumptions when at eight I was confused at being called “bossy,” because I wanted to direct the plays we would put on for our parents—but the boys were not.
When at 14 I started being sexualized by certain elements of the press.
When at 15 my girlfriends started dropping out of their sports teams because they didn’t want to appear “muscly.”
When at 18 my male friends were unable to express their feelings.
I decided I was a feminist and this seemed uncomplicated to me. But my recent research has shown me that feminism has become an unpopular word. Apparently I am among the ranks of women whose expressions are seen as too strong, too aggressive, isolating, anti-men and, unattractive.
Why is the word such an uncomfortable one?”
History student. Whovian, Sherlockian, member of the SPN family. Love HP, LoTR, Star Wars. Love music, love books and so much more
Before further commitment with me, you should know that I'm Satan
Clara… for what it’s worth, and it might not be worth much… when your whole life flashes in front of you, you see people you love and people missing you.
A n d I s e e n o o n e .
- I was interrogated in prison. And I guess I panicked. I didn’t want to be a risk to the people close to me, so…
- You deleted your friends?
- My friends, anyone who ever helped me, my family.
- Your family?
- Of course, my family.
- How could you do that?
- Well, I don’t know. I suppose I must have loved them.
What is your favorite moment of joy? It could be anything. Like the smell of fresh grass, or wearing a new pair of shoes for the first time. x
Oh, the demons of past days won’t go away.
I’m laughing way too hard