“Here’s why: If you treat women like objects, then don’t be surprised when they behave like objects. Generally speaking, society doesn’t tell women that their brains are attractive and they’re supposed to forge intimate physical connections with men—it tells them they’re a passive commodity, a prize to be won, a teddy bear at the carnival. And then you’re going to sit there sputtering with indignation when they act like a stuffed animal in bed? Please.”—
-Lindy West in “Hey Ladies:Be Better at Sex, Dummies!”
You know when a song comes on shuffle and you haven’t heard it in ages but it used to mean a lot to you? And you’re just like, “whoa, holy shit, this song,” and you remember every note and every lyric and every person and moment that gave this song all of its meaning. Your mind can’t sidestep…
“I just flew in from Virginia, and boy is my vagina tired! From the involuntary ultrasound wanding — AM I RIGHT, LADIES? (Beat.) And by the way, why do they call it a ‘wand’? Where are we — Hogwarts? The only thing magically disappearing was my dignity and privacy, BOOM!!!
…What’s the difference between a fertilized egg; a corporation; and a woman? (Beat.) One of them isn’t considered a person in Oklahoma! BOOM!!!”—KRISTEN SCHAAL, on The Daily Show (via inothernews)