They’re still talking about Misandry. The white feminists are still talking about Misandry. In 2014.
The niece of the great Mongol leader, Kubla Khan, Princess Khutulun was described by Marco Polo as the greatest warrior in Khan’s army. She told her uncle she would marry any man who could wrestle her and win. If they lost they had to give her 100 horses.
She died unmarried with 10,000 horses.
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Love this. Immediate urge was to do a cursory google to discover more and find while Wikipedia says she totally did get married for political reasons, she did get all those horses and married undefeated. Also, did a bunch of other cool shit, so go read.
It is amazing. Dear Kieron and Sam—please make a comic of her immediately.
You know I don’t usually harp on old news, BUT is “She died unmarried with 10,000 horses” not the greatest Six-Word Memoir of all time??
Reblogs, Likes, and Replies are a matter of public record, so if you’re truly ashamed of your desires it’s best to keep them to yourself. But why? Be proud of who you are. You’re beautiful. We’re looking you in the eyes and telling you how beautiful you are.
i hate everyone that works for tumblr
I realized some things recently about women and privacy and vulnerability and I more or less think of Tumblr as public, but it I thought we more or less learned from Facebook that some people care about privacy and telling me I’m beautiful doesn’t actually magically dissolve my concerns. I know I’m beautiful. You can’t help me with that. My privacy, though, I’ve given you a lot of control over.