"You are a terrifying creature,” the Voice told her solemnly. “You do not take your place in your father’s tent, letting men make your decisions. You ride as a man, you fight as a man, and you think as a man - “
“I think as a human being,” she retorted hotly. “Men don’t think any differently from women - they just make more noise about being able to."
The Woman Who Rides Like a Man book three of the Song of the Lioness quartet by Tamora Pierce page 48 (via ulitmatebookworm)
One of my most favorite series ever.
If you say that a woman wearing revealing clothes deserves to be sexually assaulted, you are saying that a woman’s body is inherently deserving of rape. That women are inherently deserving of rape. That women have to make sure their body is hidden in order not to deserve to be raped. That is misogyny in its purest form.
Breaking: Rodney King, the man whose beating by police led to the 1992 Los Angeles Riots, has died.
I nearly cried when Dad told me this in the car on the way to work today.