Red Headed Stranger

I know nothing... but I am here to learn-

Kate,
W&M 2012
ETSU 2015

People have tirelessly sought to prove that woman is superior, inferior, or equal to man… If we are to gain understanding, we must get out of these ruts; we must discard the vague notions of superiority, inferiority, equality which have hitherto corrupted every discussion of the subject and start afresh.

—Simone de Beauvoir, “The Second Sex”

All that has been written about women by men should be suspect, for the men are at once judge and party to the lawsuit.

—Poulain de la Barre

He lit a cigarette. His glass of whiskey lit a cigarette. “I can only truly love my dead best friend,” he said, “but not in a gay way. Women wouldn’t understand. They’re too gay.” Both of the cigarettes agreed.

—from Mallory Ortberg’s hilarious “Male Novelist Jokes.” (via coketalk)

(via darnhomosexuals)