'Why does everyone want to own me?' Pippa mumbles. She's got her head in her hands. 'Why do they all want to control my life — how I look, whom I see, what I do or don't do? Why can't they just let me alone?'

'Because you're beautiful,' Ann answers, watching the fire lick her palm. 'People always think they can own beautiful things.'

Libba Bray, A Great and Terrible Beauty (via reginaabyssi)


what contraceptive pills do:

  • regulate periods
  • prevent the development of ovarian cysts
  • prevent the growth of ovarian cysts if they exist
  • help with period pains and cramps
  • help with ovulation pains
  • clean skin from painful acne
  • oh yeah
  • help you not get fucking pregnant
  • you know
  • nbd

what mitt romney says contraceptive pills do:

  • promote prostitution and turn women into sex-crazed sluts