I suggest all females watch this.
*i suggest all humans watch this.
THIS SHOULD BE REQUIRED WATCHING FOR ALL HUMANS
I’m a 17 year old white guy living in middle class America. I’ve never exactly been a supporter of feminism because that kind of thing has never really affected me personally. I don’t notice it and I don’t care about it. But in nine minutes this video has made what is truly a serious problem extremely apparent. Those “why I need feminism” posts or those slut-shaming or rape culture campaigns never convince me of anything. But this video actually did I think.
tl;dr This video kicks ass, just watch it.
I watched this film a few weeks ago and I can say that it’s probably one of the most informative films in media. Yes, media is bad for women, we get that. But this film takes it a step further and explores the consequences of pop culture’s portrayal on female power.
Reduce cellulite. Be gone dry skin. Vanish unwanted facial hair. Diminish stretch marks. Fade age spots. Eliminate feminine odor. Lose weight. Dissolve belly fat. Erase wrinkles.
I think someone wants me to disappear.
I am passionate about everything in my life—first and foremost, passionate about ideas. And that’s a dangerous person to be in this society, not just because I’m a woman, but because it’s such a fundamentally anti-intellectual, anti-critical thinking society.
These women of the Sixties and Seventies took to the streets and fought in courts of law to procure access to contraception and safe medical terminations for us.
You don’t have to agree with abortion, but just because you don’t believe in it doesn’t mean that it should be denied to those who truly need it.
Who would wish a return to girls and women dying in dirty kitchens from botched abortions? Who would look at a fellow woman, a victim of rape, and force her to carry a child that she may not want? And what madness is going on in the world that a woman suffers the tragedy of a miscarriage and is held criminally accountable?
We have fought long and hard for these rights. There are people in positions of power who want to take these away from you, want us to return to a position of subordination and dependency. Don’t let them!
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Please take time today to thank the women in your life, whether it be mothers, aunts, sisters, cousins, girlfriends, best friends, or anything in between.
Challenge for you: think of a woman who’s made an major impact in your life, famous or not, and ask yourself, “where would I be if it weren’t for this particular lady?”
This is really not okay.
I think some people fail to realize that men can be sexually assaulted, too, and not just by other men. This girl shoves him against the wall and slaps him thee fucking times when he pushes her away. Heck, he has to push her away twice before she backs off for a moment. Then she goes right back to kissing him.
Gabbity is right—if the genders were reversed, everyone on this site would be flipping a shit. And if anyone dares to tell me that it’s different when a girl does it to a guy, I will personally write you a three-page essay on why it is still not okay.
The Invisible War
- Since 2006, more than 95,000 service members have been sexually assaulted in the U.S. military
- More than 86% of service members do not report their assault
- Less than five percent of all sexual assaults are put forward for prosecution, and less than a third of those cases result in imprisonment
I hate that I can attest to accuracy of this post. I never reported my assailants. I had a friend who did. She got looked down upon, name called, moved to a crappy shift and generally treated like trash from a good number of people in our command, including some superiors. The male who molested her got a “talking” to, a slap on his wrist and then essentially promoted. And that was on shore. I can’t even begin to tell you what happened while we were on the ship. It’s just unbelievably horrifying.
Can I fucking tell you how true this is???? Even though I did report the shit dick that did this to me; OSI treated me like I was lying, saying things like “you’re not acting like a victim”, and “this is impossible” when they made me draw out a diagram of what ‘position’ we were in when it happened. My sergeants basically called me out publicly calling me a slut, other airmen called me easy, and the bastard is still enlisted to this day. The most I got was a medical discharge with PTSD and a monthly check that isn’t even half of what I was making a month when I was enlisted. They cover their tracks and slap the assholes on the nose like they’re simply misbehaving pet dogs who pissed on your carpet.
God fucking bless the USA.