"It’s tempting to believe that this online row – a toxic combination of misinformation, anger and anxious masculinity – is just about one specific technology industry’s subculture, or that it will blow over. But by labeling Gamergate a “gaming problem” and attaching a hashtag to it, we’re putting unnecessary boundaries around a broader but nebulous issue: threats and harassment are increasingly how straight white men deal with a world that no longer revolves exclusively around them."

Gamergate is loud, dangerous and a last grasp at cultural dominance by angry white men, my latest at the Guardian US (via jessicavalenti)

superiorescalator:

please watch this vine

(via egoting)

wakefestatstiffanys:

headloveskaraoke:

YES LAUREEN YESSSS

im reblogging this again because YOU GET THE ENTHUSIASM I FEEL WITH THIS SONG

going to see him in February so stoked

(Source: moderatelyrare)

enemy-stand:

ahlazers:

you know how much pressure there is on girls to be good at every video game they play, because if they fuck up once there’s going to be a heck of a lot of people saying how girls suck and how they shouldn’t play video games 

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(Source: sp00nky, via louisvuittonandleadpipes)

niceonehilaryfaye:

bratty-a:



“Emma, 13, and her friends talk to boys on the Internet during her birthday party, Edina, Minesota.”





A startling accurate portrayal of what parties looked like when I was a 13 year old in central MN.

Can confirm.

niceonehilaryfaye:

bratty-a:

“Emma, 13, and her friends talk to boys on the Internet during her birthday party, Edina, Minesota.”

A startling accurate portrayal of what parties looked like when I was a 13 year old in central MN.

Can confirm.

littlealienproducts:

Dogs of the World by Lili Chin

geekymerch:

(via Expecto Patronum Galaxy Tank Top by TCFABRIC)