“If your new idea of marriage is encoded into the law, it will be used to repress, marginalize, and punish those of us who believe that marriage is the union of a man and a woman and will act on it. That is what will happen.”—Brian Brown, president of the National Organization for Marriage, I swear to his God, said this with a straight face, as consciousness-shattering starbursts of irony exploded all around him. Transcript (via deantrippe)
And if you do, by chance, find yourself struggling with drowning, then no life-saving or otherwise procedure or act should be allowed to be administered. You got yourself into this mess, you have to live with the…
Okay can we just talk for a second about how Mrs. Weasley made Harry a Weasley sweater after having only met him once, just because Ron wrote her and told her that Harry wasn’t expecting to get any presents for Christmas?
“It’s deplorable that sexually adventurous young women are constantly told they are “degrading themselves” by seeking out various experiences, that every bit of enjoyment eats away at some secret store of purity. This whole tradition–the idea that women need be preserved in glass so as not to “ruin” themselves, lest they diminish their sexual value by “giving it away”–restricts the lived autonomy of women in ways I can’t even begin to articulate. None of the slut-shaming makes sense unless you assume women live to give themselves to men in their purest possible form.”—Kerry Howley (via tobiasfunkes)