A very good way of going about explaining this issue. It’s good to see something positive come from Tumblr.
HOLY SHIT. THIS. THIS IS WHAT I HAVE BEEN TRYING TO TELL PEOPLE. SHUT YOUR MOUTH ABOUT MEN VS WOMEN. @_@
this is literally so important
This is why men need feminism.
Well, that and that it’s basic fucking human decency to want all the humans to be treated like humans and so for a man to say he doesn’t need feminism if he doesn’t grock how it directly benefits him is basically him outing himself as a wildly ignorant sociopath but hey.
"you can’t be just friends with people of the gender you’re attracted to"
myth actually true. i, as a bisexual, can confirm that i have no friends.
The excellent folks over at the Guardian have put together a handy guide for figuring out whether you’re reading a gothic novel: Scary eyed villain? Virginal, fainting heroine? Spooky castle? Ghost? YES PLEASE! Also, now I REALLY need to read The Mysteries of Udolpho.
Image via Guardian Books
Thanks for sharing, nprbooks!