Why People Hate Tess Munster and Other Happy Fat People – Militant Baker
We as a country have made ‘fixing our bodies’ our main obsession and we let it consume our life. So then when a fat chick- who hasn’t done the work, who hasn’t tried to fix her body, who doesn’t have any interest in the gospel we so zealously believe in, stands up and says: I’M HAPPY! …we freak the fuck out. Because: that bitch just broke the rules.
Drama Queens: Whats really going on in a teenage girl’s head – Globe and Mail
Parents who are surprised by their daughter’s dramatic ups and downs can lose sight of the fact that she is pretty shocked, too. So if your teenage daughter is developing normally, you are living with someone who secretly worries that she is crazy and who might have the psychological assessment results of a psychotic adult.
Pernicious stereotypes about women and how they respond to sexual assault also remain prevalent in the court system, including the notion that consent is implied if the man and woman are in a relationship, and that women who have been raped will report the incident promptly.
This kind of rampant sexist reaction to a woman over 50 exposing a bit of cleavage is just another example of the endemic sexism and ageism that we see, not only in Hollywood, but all over the world and it needs to end, now.
There’s one isolated princess trying to get someone to marry her, but there are no women doing any other things. There are no women leading the townspeople to go against the Beast, no women bonding in the tavern together singing drinking songs, women giving each other directions, or women inventing things. Everybody who’s doing anything else, other than finding a husband in the movie, pretty much, is a male.
This was a feature that was right in the heart of the way you use Facebook, so it needed to be executed really well in order to not detract and clutter up the experience. All of the other attempts had failed. The obvious alternative, a “dislike” button, had been rejected on the grounds that it would sow too much negativity.
The Collapse of Parenting – Maclean’s
When parents begin to cede control to their kids, food choices are often the first thing to slide. “No dessert until you eat your broccoli” has recently morphed into “How about three bites of broccoli, and then you can have dessert?” The command has become a question capped with a bribe.