We only require 4 out of 5 dentists to help us choose toothpaste but when imminent global disaster is concerned, 9.7 out of 10 climate scientists just won’t cut it.
Women who are fat are said to have ‘let themselves go.’ The very phrase connotes a loosening of restraints. Women in our society are bound. In generations past, the constriction was accomplished by corsets and girdles…. Women today are bound by fears, by oppression, and by stereotypes that depict large women as ungainly, unfeminine, and unworthy of appreciation…. Above all, women must control themselves, must be careful, for to relax might lead to the worst possible consequence: being fat.
daily reminder to disabled people that you are worthy of love and care and time and having your needs met and that no matter how sick or broken or hopeless you feel you still deserve it being disabled doesnt make you unworthy being sick doesnt make you lesser
its name is the University of al-Qarawiyyin
the woman’s name was Fatima al-Fihri
failing to mention the names contributes to the erasure of the accomplishments of people, and especially women, of colour throughout history
once again: her name was FATIMA AL-FIHRI