Thomas Jefferson—another gorgeous white boy who would not have been interested in me. This was my problem in a nutshell. To get some play in Charlottesville, you had to be either a Martha Jefferson or a Sally Hemings.
Tina Fey (Bossypants) — on attending UVA (via theadamseffect)
reason # 109,901,823 why white feminists cannot be trusted
nice exclusions of slavery there, as if the Jefferson-Hemings “relationship” was some normative consensual relationship and not a relationship between predator and a 14 year old girl
a 14-year-old girl who was legally the man’s property, too
Noooo rape joke :((via fuckyeahfeminists)
Why does everyone say “house-wife” or “house-husband” when “House-spouse” is not only gender neutral, but also RHYMES?
the prof asks the important questions.
Wait, spouse rhymes with house? I always pronounced it ‘spooze’ in my head /o\ WHY IS YOUR LANGUAGE SO WEIRD, GODDAMMIT!!!
Because English beats up other languages in dark alleys, then rifles through their pockets for loose grammar and spare vocabulary.
^This entire exchange <3
This probably won’t get far but I want to try to see how many queer people there are versus straight people on tumblr
please reblog this post (refrain from liking if you reblog because that will mess up the amount of notes) if you are:
Trans* (umbrella too!)
please reblog (refrain from both liking and reblogging) this post if you are straight: ally, don’t care, don’t support