Tell people to stop killing dogs or cats and everybody loves you.
Tell people to stop torturing and killing cows, chickens, pigs or turkeys and suddenly you’re a self-righteous asshole that needs to mind your own business.
Men who want to be feminists do not need to be given a space in feminism. They need to take the space they have in society & make it feminist.Kelley Temple, National Union of Students UK Women’s Officer
Rocked the button up shirt/sweater combo for the first time tonight.
Marriage Equality Is Destroying “Traditional Marriage,” And Why That’s A Good Thing (An Open Letter) | Carina Kolodny for the Huffington Post Gay Voices
Marriage equality will, in time, fundamentally destroy “traditional marriage,” and I, for one, will dance on its grave.
It’s not a terribly difficult conclusion to draw.
As same-sex couples marry, they will be forced to re-imagine many tenets of your “traditional marriage.” In doing so, they will face a series of complicated questions:
Should one of us change our last name? And if so, who?
Should we have kids? Do we want to have kids? How do we want to have kids? Whose last name do our kids take?
How about housework, work-work, childcare? How do we assign these roles equitably? How do we cultivate a partnership that honors each of our professional and personal ambitions?
As questions continually arise, heterosexual couples will take notice — and be forced to address how much “traditional marriage” is built on gender roles and perpetuates a nauseating inequality that has no place in 2014.