Alright, here’s something funny. These boys in my hall went outside in their undies to take some photos in the snow. Funny, right? They’re trying to get attention and it’s hilarious. Us ladies choose to do the same, we are wearing more clothing, and are doing the exact same poses. We are wearing as much clothing as is acceptable at the pool or the beach, at the gym, etc.
There is a serious double standard here— us girls have gotten responses like:
"What’s the point of being half naked?"
"*ahem* sluts *ahem*"
"What’s wrong with you females?"
Or worse, what my mother said. Her initial shock was apparently because she thought I was in my underwear, but when I told her I was in a swimsuit, she was suddenly happy I was having fun in college.
The idea here is that we are doing the same thing. When arguing this point with one of my hallmates, he said “But men’s bodies aren’t built the same, you don’t see girls getting pumped up over a topless guy, but how many guys do you think are gonna get all crazy over a topless girl?” Seriously? Really? Women don’t need to dress in order to avoid a reaction from men. You’re mad because you can’t control yourself? Men can pose in their undies in the snow without an issue because women aren’t going to go wild over it? Keep it in your pants, that’s your responsibility, not ours.
The double standards are killin’ me.
"Keep it in your pants, that’s your responsibility, not ours." Is literally one of the best quotes I’ve ever heard. Thank you.
Boop to turn off kitten.
STOP YOU CANT DONT THIS TO ME
Some quick notes for all you artists out there on my methodology for painting pretty girls. I get asked this a lot…..
I followed the instructions!!! Why didn’t it turn out well?! *sobs* I’ll never work at Pixar now!
I think this is officially my favorit post on tumblr. Every time I see it, I crack up until I’m crying and can’t breathe.
Every. Single. Time.
My sister’s roommate is an architect. Check out their suspended tree.
fUCK architecTS GOD DAMN
that’s a weird way to spell ‘wizard’
what happens when someone accidentally bumps into it tho