THIS IS SO WRONG. DEMAND BETTER OF YOUR FEMALE ROLE MODELS, LADIES!
Feminism on tumblr is expanding so rapidly it makes me want to jump for joy and pee my pants a little. And then I read a article like THIS on a news website…And it makes me want to use Tumblr as my only news source. Tumblr, you are an important part of giving hope to the feminist movement, please don’t let Katy Perry get away with this unnoticed! I want this to reach every girl with a tumblr who read this article! I give you Katy Perry ‘s views on ‘female empowerment’:
“I lay on my back one night and looked down at my feet, and I prayed to God. I said, ‘God, will you please let me have boobs so big that I can’t see my feet when I’m lying down?’” she tells GQ. At 11 years old, “God answered my prayers,” Katy says.
And yes, her “ladies” are real. “I’ve never had any plastic surgery,” Katy revealed. “Not a nose, not a chin, not a cheek, not a tit. So my messages of self-empowerment are truly coming from an au naturel product.” —GQ
SELF-empowerment?! So basically, as long as we subscribe to a religion that demotes women to servants, and are BORN the way men want us to look in order to be their ideal servant, we are empowered?! Fuck You, Katy Perry! Female Empowerment is NOT achieved by using your valuable time in the media spotlight to re-enforce young girls with the idea that even once they have successful careers, those careers will be based not upon how hard they worked, studied, or how big they dreamt, but rather by at how young an age they accepted their role in society as a flawless physical specimen created solely to benefit patriarchy. Every young girl who read that article and likes Katy Perry now believes their breasts are more attention worthy than their brains. RE-BLOG AND STOP HER!!!
Simone de Beauvoir
106 years today since the birth of Simone de Beauvoir (via pinupmotel)
When I’m writing a song and my cat suddenly wakes up and stares into space at nothing, I pretend the invisible thing she’s staring at is a dead rockstar who is watching over me.
But hey, my work ethic goes through the roof.
All in all you’re just another brick in the wall.
Girls, women, and good men—Please spread the word!!
NEVER mistake patriarchy’s version of femininity for its true definition. Of course men want women to live in a world where in order to be feminine they need to adhere to a male’s version of it, in which they are at least slightly inferior, slightly more vulnerable and swayed by their emotions and therefore slightly less capable, slightly less intelligent, rational, equal than men. Where they make less money than men, are less safe in their day to day lives as men, are constantly fearful of being alone and unlovable if they do not oblige to these standards. Where possessing so-called masculine traits makes them freaks, not equal, and where manliness is to be both the only means of achieving respect and also avoided at all costs. For if women were seen as equals to men without possessing manliness, what would give men their power?