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This idea — that women can always find another way to get the coverage or care they need — underpins just about every recent restriction on women’s health. What’s another 24-hour mandatory abortion waiting period? To a woman who lives 25 miles from the nearest provider, it’s everything. What’s one more tweak to a law about the width of clinic doors? To a clinic that can’t afford to remodel, it’s everything. What’s a minor policy change that means you have to pay full price for that IUD? To a woman who makes $14 an hour, it’s everything.
What a Woman’s Choice Means to the Supreme Court - NYmag.com (via annfriedman)

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  • Reader: Dear Mr. Snicket, What is the best way to keep a secret?
  • Lemony Snicket: Tell it to everyone you know, but pretend you are kidding.

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"It’s like I was playing some kind of game, but the rules don’t make any sense to me. They’re being made up by all the wrong people. I mean no one makes them up. They seem to make themselves up."

The Graduate (dir. by Mike Nichols, 1967)

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ephemeral-elegance:

Evening Dress, 1957

Jacques Fath

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science-officer-spock:

"I think that my experience in television, is that it is always a harbinger of what comes in the culture. Certainly, when I played Captain Janeway, the first female captain of a starship. It was only a few years after that, then I had young girls from MIT come to me and say that they were thinking of going into research - and now they’re going into the field. So they’re going up instead of in"  Kate Mulgrew - ‘Behind The Bars’: Red” 

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Michaela DePrince 

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closet-sherlockian:

"How Can I Tell This Customer To Fuck Off Without Getting Fired" - an anthology by retail workers worldwide

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