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"We quickly located a firefighter costume for boys, complete with a bright red jacket, a traditional helmet and an axe. The girls’ version, on the other hand, is a skin-tight, short, shiny dress that’s surely flammable. It includes a fascinator (in lieu of a helmet) never before seen on a real firefighter.

The model on the package, who looks to be about the same age as my daughter, completes the outfit with heeled, calf-high boots — not ideal for running into burning buildings, or trick-or-treating for that matter. The costume is for children four to six and it’s one of several provocative costumes for the age group.

Even the pumpkin costume for preschoolers is sexy: it’s sleeveless and features a black bodice with an orange ribbon that laces up the front like a corset. I found the girls’ firefighter and the police officer costumes the most offensive, as they hung on the rack in stark contrast to the boys’ versions.

What kind of message do these costumes send to our girls? While the boys have costumes that look like the real thing, girls are expected to dress up in spoof ensembles, thus suggesting they can’t, or shouldn’t, do the real job. The costumes are not only “sexy,” they’re also sexist." —

Halloween Costumes Are Sexualizing Our Youngest Trick-Or-Treaters

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'Jamie' wished Claire a happy birthday <3


'Jamie' wished Claire a happy birthday <3

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Turtle enjoying a bath)

he’s scratching his back

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tbh the fact that asexuals get ‘awareness’ and not ‘pride’ should immediately alert you to the severe degree of marginalization we face even and especially within the queer community 

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TAGS: #Asexual

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Last Week Tonight’s Dog Supreme Court.

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let’s all take a minute to stop and think about how Hagrid gave Harry his homemade birthday cake, told him how much he looked like his parents, and fed him sausages before he even started to explain that he was a wizard

let’s stop to think about how his absolute first priority was to let harry know that he was loved and cared for

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In the Library with the Lead Pipe

Dana, 27, asexual, Midwest, part time reference librarian, part time book seller. So yeah, I read a lot of books but 99% of the time I forget to post about what I'm reading. Check out my goodreads account though! That is always updated. (And yes I'll be your friend there too cause I wanna know what you read)
Outside of reading, I love classic Hollywood, The Daily Show/Colbert Report, The Princess and the Frog, Monk, Outlander, feminism, cats, and vintage things.