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a new avenue of procrastination

wocinsolidarity:

lati-negros:

Can we get a Dominican ‘Storm’?? 

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Engraved Zippo lighters from the Vietnam War.

Cowan’s Auctions

(Source: ultra-violence-blog, via misswallflower)

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nprfreshair:

By Gilles Poyet via Flickr 

nprfreshair:

By Gilles Poyet via Flickr 

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modcloth:

Presenting Jenny, our first Weekly #Fashiontruth Winner! Jenny’s whimsical style caught our eye, but her words struck our heart. Part of Jenny’s #fashiontruth? “Eurocentric mainstream beauty standards… need to be permanently dismantled.” We couldn’t agree more.

modcloth:

Presenting Jenny, our first Weekly #Fashiontruth Winner! Jenny’s whimsical style caught our eye, but her words struck our heart. Part of Jenny’s #fashiontruth? “Eurocentric mainstream beauty standards… need to be permanently dismantled.” We couldn’t agree more.

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Teachers are often unaware of the gender distribution of talk in their classrooms. They usually consider that they give equal amounts of attention to girls and boys, and it is only when they make a tape recording that they realize that boys are dominating the interactions. Dale Spender, an Australian feminist who has been a strong advocate of female rights in this area, noted that teachers who tried to restore the balance by deliberately ‘favouring’ the girls were astounded to find that despite their efforts they continued to devote more time to the boys in their classrooms. Another study reported that a male science teacher who managed to create an atmosphere in which girls and boys contributed more equally to discussion felt that he was devoting 90 per cent of his attention to the girls. And so did his male pupils. They complained vociferously that the girls were getting too much talking time.

In other public contexts, too, such as seminars and debates, when women and men are deliberately given an equal amount of the highly valued talking time, there is often a perception that they are getting more than their fair share. Dale Spender explains this as follows:

“The talkativeness of women has been gauged in comparison not with men but with silence. Women have not been judged on the grounds of whether they talk more than men, but of whether they talk more than silent women.”

In other words, if women talk at all, this may be perceived as ‘too much’ by men who expect them to provide a silent, decorative background in many social contexts.

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misswallflower:

musiccantouchyou:

Wilhelm Gause, Ball der Stadt Wien (1904)
I’ll try anything once, The Strokes (2006)

insp (x)

misswallflower:

musiccantouchyou:

Wilhelm Gause, Ball der Stadt Wien (1904)
I’ll try anything once, The Strokes (2006)
insp (x)

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gifbuster:

Bob Dylan - Gerde’s Folk City - East Village 1962 

gifbuster:

Bob Dylan - Gerde’s Folk City - East Village 1962 

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