i don’t know if i went to too many museums as a child, but i’m 90% sure had i been alive in 17th century scotland i would have been burned/chucked in a loch as a witch. tbh it’s just the sort of luck i have
the idea of having to pay for university or any kind of healthcare is abhorrent to me…like it is literally so baffling to me amercians have to pay upfront for university.
people want to believe gender is something that’s essential, and people repeat these essentialist ideas all the time. oh, women do that and oh, men do that and the reality is that all women don’t anything. we as individuals do what we do, you know, and sometimes that’s informed by gender and sometimes it’s just who we are. and i think all that just makes people really, really uncomfortable because they don’t want to think about who they are.