micdotcom:

‘Rosie the Riveter’ camps are real and we wish we could go to one 

Summer camp has never looked so good, or so empowering.
Rosie’s Girls is taking a newer, feminist spin on the idea of what it means to have a summer experience with your peers. The program, which operates in several states nationwide, takes middle school-aged girls on a journey that includes both manual work and emotional work, with the goal of imparting the self-confidence sympbolized by the camp’s namesake: feminist icon Rosie the Riveter and her real-life counterparts.
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micdotcom:

‘Rosie the Riveter’ camps are real and we wish we could go to one 

Summer camp has never looked so good, or so empowering.

Rosie’s Girls is taking a newer, feminist spin on the idea of what it means to have a summer experience with your peers. The program, which operates in several states nationwide, takes middle school-aged girls on a journey that includes both manual work and emotional work, with the goal of imparting the self-confidence sympbolized by the camp’s namesake: feminist icon Rosie the Riveter and her real-life counterparts.

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Salome dances her dance of the seven veils,
The men all eye her like wolves on the hunt, this beautiful girl
finally undressing for them. Finally they can see her
exactly as they want to.
The first veil drops.

In 2007, Kim Kardashian’s ex-boyfriend
released their sex tape against her will.
Kim Kardashian, rather than hide in shame
Used the publicity to promote her own career.

Salome moves like a dream half-remembered.
Salome dances like a siren song. All the men ache
to see the hot sugar of her hip bones.
The second veil drops.

In 2014, Kim Kardashian walks down the aisle
As the whole world watches. If only all of us
were so successful in our revenge.
If only all of us stood in our Louboutin heels
on the backs of the men who betray us,
surveying the world we created for ourselves.

The third veil drops.

Kim Kardashian knows exactly what you think of her.
She presses the cloth tighter against her skin
Her smile is a promise she never intends to keep

We can almost see all of her.
Salome shows us her body
but never her eyes.
The fourth veil is dropping.

The four things most recently tweeted at Kim Kardashian were
@KimKardashian Suck My Dick
@Kim Kardashian Can I Meet Kanye?
@KimKardashian Please Fuck Me
@KimKardashian I Love You. I Love You.

Women are told to keep their legs shut.
Women are told to keep their mouths shut.
Some women are kept silent for so long,
They become experts in the silent theft of power.
The fifth veil has dropped.

Kim Kardashian made $12 million dollars this year
Yesterday, uncountable men in their miserable jobs,
told their miserable friends that Kim was a “dumb whore”
Kim Kardashian will never learn their names.

The sixth veil has dropped.
The seventh veil has dropped.

And Salome sat beside King Herod. And he swore unto her
“Whatsoever thou shalt ask of me, I will give to thee
unto the half of my kingdom”
And she smiled, and said
“Bring me the head of John The Baptist.
Punish the man who hurt me”

All I ever really want to know is how other people are making it through life—where do they put their body, hour by hour, and how do they cope inside of it.
Miranda July, It Chooses You (via veliikaya)

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smellslikegirlriot:

If you are reading this, thank this woman. Her name is Grace Hopper, and she is one of the most under appreciated computer scientists ever. You think Gates and Jobs were cool? THIS WOMEN WORKED ON COMPUTERS WHEN THEY TOOK UP ROOMS. She invented the first compiler, which is a program that translates a computer language like Java or C++ into machine code, called assembly, that can be read by a processor. Every single program you use, every OS and server, was made possible by her first compiler.

smellslikegirlriot:

If you are reading this, thank this woman. Her name is Grace Hopper, and she is one of the most under appreciated computer scientists ever. You think Gates and Jobs were cool? THIS WOMEN WORKED ON COMPUTERS WHEN THEY TOOK UP ROOMS. She invented the first compiler, which is a program that translates a computer language like Java or C++ into machine code, called assembly, that can be read by a processor. Every single program you use, every OS and server, was made possible by her first compiler.

(via thinkbigthinkgeek)

hedgehogsofasgard:

What to do with socks by Loki
- Get in your sock
- Get comfy!

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Manuscript title: Odo of Cluny, Gregorii M. expositio libri Job in compendium redacta
Manuscript summary: Gregorii M. expositio libri Job ab Odone Cluniacensi in compendium redacta. Odo of Cluny’s (Abbot 927-942) adaptation of Gregory the Great’s commentary on the Book of Job. The ornamental initials of the manuscript, which was not created in St. Gall, stylistically indicate the 8th century. Many pages contain the unidentified monogram of a copyist. (dor)
Origin: France (?)
Period: 10th century
Image source: St. Gallen, Stiftsbibliothek, Cod. Sang. 205: Odo of Cluny, Gregorii M. expositio libri Job in compendium redacta

Manuscript title: Odo of Cluny, Gregorii M. expositio libri Job in compendium redacta

Manuscript summary: Gregorii M. expositio libri Job ab Odone Cluniacensi in compendium redacta. Odo of Cluny’s (Abbot 927-942) adaptation of Gregory the Great’s commentary on the Book of Job. The ornamental initials of the manuscript, which was not created in St. Gall, stylistically indicate the 8th century. Many pages contain the unidentified monogram of a copyist. (dor)

Origin: France (?)

Period: 10th century

Image source: St. Gallen, Stiftsbibliothek, Cod. Sang. 205: Odo of Cluny, Gregorii M. expositio libri Job in compendium redacta

(via typographie)

humansofnewyork:

"One of the magical things about theater is that it gathers a crowd of people in a quiet space, and each member of the audience gets to see how people respond differently to the different things being said on stage. The person next to you will laugh at something that you’d never think of laughing at, and you’ll get a glimpse into all the different ways of viewing the world. Unfortunately, so much theater today is less nuanced. It gives you a large dose of one way of thinking, in hopes of getting as many of the same type of people into the theater as possible."

humansofnewyork:

"One of the magical things about theater is that it gathers a crowd of people in a quiet space, and each member of the audience gets to see how people respond differently to the different things being said on stage. The person next to you will laugh at something that you’d never think of laughing at, and you’ll get a glimpse into all the different ways of viewing the world. Unfortunately, so much theater today is less nuanced. It gives you a large dose of one way of thinking, in hopes of getting as many of the same type of people into the theater as possible."

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