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Gloria Steinem and Dorothy Pitman-Hughes, 1972 and 2014

Both by Dan Bagan

Wanna see my cry like a baby? Ask me who these women were.

Hughes’ father was beaten nearly to death by the KKK when she was a kid, and what does she do? Become an activist to try and stop that from happening to other people. She raised money to bail civil rights protesters out of jail. She helped women get out of abusive situations by providing shelter for them until they got on their feet. She founded an agency that helped women get to work without having to leave their children alone, because childcare in the 1970s? Not really a thing. In fact, a famous feminist line in the 70s was “every housewife is one man away from welfare.”

Then she teamed up with Steinman to found the Women’s Action Alliance, which created the first battered women’s shelters in history. They attacked women’s rights issues through boots on the ground activism, problem solving, and communication. They stomped over barriers of race and class to meet women where they were: mostly mothers who wanted better for themselves and their children.

These are women are who I always wanted to be.

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he refuses to discuss this with me. rent is 13 years overdue

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Amy Winehouse: rare pictures in polaroids

miss you x

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How to tell if it was a gunshot or fireworks: gunshots don’t echo, fireworks do. 


the fact that anyone might commonly need to know this terrifies me

clearly you’re not from america

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i saw a guy at work today wearing a shirt that said “I <3 titties and beer”. i guess his arms got too tired to carry around his “I AM VERY STRAIGHT EVERYONE LOOK AT HOW STRAIGHT I AM” sign

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ppl my age have children what the hell i am a children

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drake in the anaconda video and van gogh’s ‘at eternity’s gate’

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Pros of wearing all black: looks so badass

Cons: everyone knows I had powdered donuts

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"We are all broken, that’s how the light gets in."
Ernest Hemingway (via adrenaline)

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