I Talk in my Sleep

My name is Meredith,
and this is my blog.

This just occurred to me…

Some men engage in conversations about sexual assault and consent in a way that parallels the way some white people engage in conversations about race…men don’t want their opinions labeled as that of a rapist, and white people don’t want to be called racist.

But we can’t move forward without letting our personal guard down and fully engaging in conversations with honesty, vulnerability, and open hearts and minds.

When you teach girls that they shouldn’t want sex, you teach boys that it’s normal to have to convince a girl to have sex with him.

White men make up approximately 36% of the population, but commit 75% of mass shootings. What would be called terrorism by any other skin tone is suddenly some mysterious unnamed disease. We as a society are perfectly happy to further stigmatize mentally ill people, who are far more likely to be victims of violence than commit violence, in the service of protecting white supremacy and male entitlement.

The “Mental Illness” We Refuse To Name: White Male Entitlement | Constituative Outsider

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(via fuckyeahfeminists)

(Source: shitrichcollegekidssay, via fuckyeahfeminists)

‎’Slut’ is attacking women for their right to say yes. ‘Friend Zone’ is attacking women for their right to say no.

And “bitch” is attacking women for their right to call you on it (via elovers)

(Source: emilys-nostalgia, via plannedparenthood)

these-lumping-lumps:

Somebody posted these all around school, and now I know what it feels like to be proud of ones school.

these-lumping-lumps:

Somebody posted these all around school, and now I know what it feels like to be proud of ones school.

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