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1940s teens sharing a soda 
Image courtesy of Getty 

vintagechampagnefever:

1940s teens sharing a soda 

Image courtesy of Getty 

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stardusted:

Aussie Builders surprise public with loud empowering statements in new Snickers Australia Ad.

YES

How bout no? I don’t care what the message is. If you’re a stranger and you see me walking down the street the best way for you to respect me is to leave me alone. Maybe don’t interrupt my day, take up my time even if it’s just in passing, to startle me by yelling at me from across the street? This is still street harassment. In my opinion, it’s worse than the usual street harassment because men doing this wouldn’t think they are a part of that problem. Part of the problem is that men think we owe them our time and attention. They are still demanding our time and attention. Men feel entitled to share their opinions even when they aren’t asked for and aren’t concerned with how they will make the people they are sharing with feel. They are still doing that in this video. Being a women, I dread walking by construction sites knowing there’s a highly increased chance I’ll be cat called. They played on that. They also played on intentionally making these women uncomfortable before continuing to get to the point and even though most of the women seemed relieved afterwards, they were still uncomfortable at first. They did that on purpose. That is such an abusive, condescending, delusional behavior. This is like making a sexist joke and then saying “just kidding, I’m not sexist”. Just don’t make the sexist joke to begin with. Like what? This makes me so angry. I can’t even articulate how problematic this is.

Then there’s of course the whole fact that this video is blatantly making fun of feminism. If you actually watch the video it goes like most Snicker commercials go where they demonstrate “irrational” behavior and then they eat a Snickers and they go back to being themselves. “You’re not yourself when you’re hungry” or whatever. This is what they are using as the demonstration of “irrational” behavior. 

Reblogging for the commentary. Sick of seeing people praise this.

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greeneyes55:

A young woman’s likeness is painted on a bilboard advertising
 New York 1947
Photo: Frank Bauman

greeneyes55:

A young woman’s likeness is painted on a bilboard advertising

New York 1947

Photo: Frank Bauman

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fuckyeahvintage-retro:

Debutantes in Florida, 1940 © William C. Shrout

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BERLIN FASHION WEEK HERBST/WINTER 2014/15 - Lena Hoschek (part 2)

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fuckyeahvintage-retro:

Students flirt between classes. Long Island, NY (1955) © Eve Arnold

fuckyeahvintage-retro:

Students flirt between classes. Long Island, NY (1955) © Eve Arnold

To all those who don’t think the rape joke was a problem, or rape jokes are a problem.

I get it, you’re a decent guy. I can even believe it. You’ve never raped anybody. You would NEVER rape anybody. You’re upset that all these feminists are trying to accuse you of doing something or connect you to doing something that, as far as you’re concerned, you’ve never done and would never condone.

And they’ve told you about triggers, and PTSD, and how one in six women is a survivor, and you get it. You do. But you can’t let every time someone gets all upset get in the way of you having a good time, right?

So fine. If all those arguments aren’t going anything for you, let me tell you this. And I tell you this because I genuinely believe you mean it when you say you don’t want to hurt anybody, and you don’t see the harm, and that it’s important to you to do your best to be a decent and good person. And I genuinely believe you when you say you would never associate with a rapist and you think rape really is a very bad thing.

Because this is why I refuse to take rape jokes sitting down-

6% of college age men, slightly over 1 in 20, will admit to raping someone in anonymous surveys, as long as the word “rape” isn’t used in the description of the act.

6% of Penny Arcade’s target demographic will admit to actually being rapists when asked.

A lot of people accuse feminists of thinking that all men are rapists. That’s not true. But do you know who think all men are rapists?

Rapists do.

They really do. In psychological study, the profiling, the studies, it comes out again and again.

Virtually all rapists genuinely believe that all men rape, and other men just keep it hushed up better. And more, these people who really are rapists are constantly reaffirmed in their belief about the rest of mankind being rapists like them by things like rape jokes, that dismiss and normalize the idea of rape.

If one in twenty guys is a real and true rapist, and you have any amount of social activity with other guys like yourself, really cool guy, then it is almost a statistical certainty that one time hanging out with friends and their friends, playing Halo with a bunch of guys online, in a WoW guild, or elsewhere, you were talking to a rapist. Not your fault. You can’t tell a rapist apart any better than anyone else can. It’s not like they announce themselves.

But, here’s the thing. It’s very likely that in some of these interactions with these guys, at some point or another someone told a rape joke. You, decent guy that you are, understood that they didn’t mean it, and it was just a joke. And so you laughed.

And, decent guy who would never condone rape, who would step in and stop rape if he saw it, who understands that rape is awful and wrong and bad, when you laughed?

That rapist who was in the group with you, that rapist thought that you were on his side. That rapist knew that you were a rapist like him. And he felt validated, and he felt he was among his comrades.

You. The rapist’s comrade.

And if that doesn’t make you feel sick to your stomach, if that doesn’t make you want to throw up, if that doesn’t disturb you or bother you or make you feel like maybe you should at least consider not participating in that kind of humor anymore…

Well, maybe you aren’t as opposed to rapists as you claim.

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