Tell me about your character in this film.
Let me begin with a quote from Shakespeare...
Do you want the long and thoughtful answer, or the long and thought provoking answer?
The word "character" can be interpreted in many different ways.
I'll quote a poem and be all Scottish and adorable.
That reminds me of a sexual innuendo- oops, I just made an innuendo, didn't I.
I wrote a song about that on my vintage harmonica.
Did you just say "Karen Gillan?" Because, you know, your question made me think of something that happened yesterday, when Kazza and I were platonically hanging out on the bed in her hotel room...
I'll say something totally random that probably won't even answer the question and bring up Destiel at least once.
i wanna give a high five to every parents who have a hot son good job
the brazilian wandering spider’s venom can give you an erection lasting for hours
wtf is a spaghetti strap bitch u got noodles on yo shoulders
if i ever met a genie i wouldnt wish for a million dollars id wish that whenever i bought something i’d always have the right amount of money to pay for it in my pocket
you are one of the great thinkers of our time
abandoned theme parks look rad as fuck someone go explore one with me
you are the first five minutes of supernatural
Seriously, if we believe a 14 year old is too immature to know how to take a pill, do we really think she’s adult enough to handle an unwanted pregnancy?
The truth is that the age restriction is completely arbitrary, tied only to our puritanical comfort levels. And listen, I get it; I think it’s fair to say that most people are uncomfortable with the idea of a 14 year old having sex. But here’s the thing - access to Plan B isn’t about keeping a 14 year old from having sex - by the time she gets to the pharmacy, that ship has sailed - it’s about keeping a 14 year old who has already had sex from getting pregnant. And despite what urban legend (or past embarrassing FDA memos) may tell you, making emergency contraception more available is not more likely to make young teens have sex - it will just make them less likely to end up pregnant.
We can’t let our discomfort with teen sex trump young people’s right to sexual and reproductive health and we can’t continue to let politics trump science. If we care about young women’s health and bodily autonomy and integrity, we’ll drop all age restrictions from emergency contraception. Anything less isn’t just illogical - it’s immoral.
" - “Hey, FDA: Drop the Plan B Age Restriction,” my latest at The Nation (via jessicavalenti)