I think it’s difficult to relate to not having the right to vote, and how important that is. Hearing it from this soldier’s mouth helps.
best friend vs. my terrible mood
Pk: i will call you in 5 if you want
me: nah, i cant really run out right now. we can do one later if it works
Pk: oh ok. sad face
me: ill be miserable to talk to also
Pk: i love that mood of yours i wanted to be part of it
me: omygd srsly
Pk: yeah, youre my favorite. i thought we could complain together. you know how i feel about kvetching
Gay Marriage Has Perks for All Women? →
“Same-sex marriage shows that people can make long-term, loving, sexual bonds with each other even where neither is naturally inclined to tell the other what to do. Or to be the natural homemaker or the hunter-gatherer. Same-sex marriage represents the possibility that marriage can be an equal deal after all—or at least one where inequality is not locked in at birth.”
160 Million Missing Women →
“For many of these antipopulation campaigners, sex selection was a feature rather than a bug, since a society with fewer girls was guaranteed to reproduce itself at lower rates.” A challenge for women so much bigger than the ones I face.
The girl and the woman, in their new, individual unfolding, will only in passing...– Rainer Maria Rilke Letters to a Young Poet