While we talked about some serious things today, many of our posts were more about our daily lives and our Monday problems. And I'm betting a lot of us were hungover. So I'll present the serious posts interspersed with more fun posts, plus hangover food!
Kirov talks about pro-choice rhetoric and how some women actually do use abortion as birth control, and that's okay
Nappyheadedflo shares a disturbing tweet that includes a Woody Allen quote from the 1970s
Archibald_perkins points out that half of abortions are performed on women that already have families, contradicting how anti-abortion advocates frame the debate
Whiskeyintheshade begins a discussion on how porn has affected us in our relationships
Lurkerbynature shares a drag queen's speech about experiencing homophobia
Courtneyshane shares a story about how her boss feeds her best self while starving her worst self and asks us, which does our boss do?
Gonzo talks about how Phillip Seymour Hoffman's passing was hard for him personally
HANGOVER FOOD BREAK
Currently Kittah shares a video of a kitten getting scared by a bearded dragon
Shoegal admits to liking some music she's embarrassed to like
Idledandy talks about this week's problematic episode of The Bachelor
Hiitsmestan discusses favorite tv episodes
Paranoid_shiksa_feminista is having a weird (and cool!) string of inspiration!
Natface asks if we have a "one that got away"
Barlycheer shares her thrift store finds
Kookaburracho shares a quiz on reading speed
ThereWasaStarDanced shares a beautiful ode to Philip Seymour Hoffman's career
Okay, I think you're ready for some more serious posts again!
Bayareadame shares her reservations about quinceaneras
WanderingWombat asks for advice on helping a partner deal with depression
Squalor Anonymous shares a creepy subreddit for men to explain why they aren't creepy. And...well....it's creepy.
Happyberry shares a really sad story about a boy who was bullied for liking My Little Pony
Frogandtoadforever talks about her least favorite reaction to the Coke Super Bowl commercial
ZemarSea-Urchin talks about Black History Month and what it means to her
Carrissa asks us if we feel we should be responsible for what our ancestors did
Mcsqualorpants shares a good rebuttal of The Daily Beast's Woody Allen article
Princess Fluffybutt asks for advice on being single
HANGOVER FOOD AGAIN
MrDisconnected shares a beautiful logo he made for Jinxie Jade, along with a story.
McUncool ranks all January films
And finally, more serious stuff.
Eisanbolan brings up Kentucky's new law allowing foreign language classes to be substituted for computer classes and suggests that this may contribute to xenophobia
CoffeeJitters is annoyed at people who curate their social media so their lives look perfect
Yellowbird (formerly Lizzhaa) discusses how post-superbowl social media is making it hard for her to feel proud of her country
Raffey shares how her personal story parallels that of Richard Sherman
Justasmore shares a beautiful piece on depression and paper flowers
Croguesberg shares a piece on iconic movies reframed to star African women
And that's all for today! Sorry if I missed anyone, I promise it was only because there were sooo many posts! And if you suffered from a hangover today I hope you feel better by now!