jillbojaggins: stop telling your daughters that hair-pulling and teasing is a sign that “he likes you!” a little boy picking on a little girl doesn’t meant that he likes her, it means he’s a little shit (⊙‿⊙✿) #truestory
Maxistentialism: Huffington Post: Social media... →
wilwheaton: maxistentialist: Huffington Post: Social media giant Facebook is the latest American corporation to use its offshore entities as a way to dodge the taxman, paying only a 0.3 percent tax rate on more than a billion dollars in foreign profits. In 2011, Facebook Ireland paid just $4.7 million in taxes on its… Die in a fire, Facebook, you fucking deadbeats.
Why Dove's "Real Beauty Sketches" Video Makes Me...
jazzylittledrops: So this video started going around my facebook today, with about a dozen of my female friends sharing the link with comments like, and “Everyone needs to see this”, and “All girls should watch this,” and “This made me cry.” And I’m not trying to shame those girls! I definitely understand why they would do so. And I don’t want to be a killjoy. But as I clicked the link and...
flushed-quadrant: starsandgutters: not-the-very-button: starsandgutters: When Oscar Wilde was asked to list his 100 favourite books he said he couldn’t because “I have only written five”. Don’t forget his famous last words: “Either this wallpaper goes, or I do.” You, I like. Also “Be yourself, everyone else is taken.” And “Sometimes I’m so clever I have no idea what i’m...
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miranda71: here’s a shorter post with the link to my GoFundMe page Click Here To Help Save Snuggles and a link to my post explaining what’s wrong with snuggles, Here my cat is really sick right now and she means the world to me, anything you can give would help and i’d appreciate it so much <3
North Carolina May Declare Official State Religion... →
world-shaker: The bill says the First Amendment only applies to the federal government and does not stop state governments, local governments and school districts from adopting measures that defy the Constitution. The legislation also says that the Tenth Amendment, which says powers not reserved for the federal government belong to the states, prohibits court rulings that would seek to apply...
I was raped by four men in one evening. I got drunk and tried to say no. What...– Anonymous comment left on the CNN petition demanding they apologize for sympathizing with the Steubenville rapists (via theworldmaybebroken)
ygrittesnow: ygrittesnow: ygrittesnow: ygrittesnow: ygrittesnow: my goal for this semester is to title all of my papers using lyrics from kanye west songs i’m in it to win it mothafuckers no one has noticed yet i feel like my references to kanye west may be lost on my 40+ year old professors five weeks left in the semester and i’m still going strong A new hero. I have...
[…] Yes: nuclear waste. As soon as the government was gone, mysterious...– “You are being lied to about pirates” by Johann Hari this is from 2009, i think, but the issues brought up are still relevant even though it’s 2013. instead of attacking imperialism & neocolonialism it is easier to attack somali ~pirates~. no one talks about resistance vis-a-vis piracy, or...
Never say these things to someone dealing with...
Anxiety: Just calm down, everything will be fine. There is nothing to be worried about. Stop freaking out all the time.
Depression: Stop being sad all the time. People out there have it worse off than you. Cheer up nothing is wrong.
Sexual Orientation: It's just a phase. How can you know you are____ unless you had sexual experience.
Bipolar: It's just mood swings, everyone has them.
Self harm: Stop seeking attention. Stop trying to kill yourself.
Eating disorders: Just eat. Stop being so picky.
Abuse: Report who hurt you.
Suicide: Stop being so cowardly.
Sexual assault: You shouldn't have dressed like that. We were drunk, but you still said yes. You never outright said no.
Multiple Personality Disorder: You are making it up. There is no such thing. They are just your imaginary friends.
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder: It happened in the past, stop obsessing over it. Get over it.
Please never say any of these things to someone who deals with these isues. If you hear someone say something like this to you or someone else, please say something.
This separation of the North from the rest of Africa is done partly on the...– Arab North and Black South: the False Separation that damages our identity as African by Nuunja Kahina (via dynamicafrica)
Free, Open-Source Digital Textbook Provider,... →
futuristgerd: It’s easy to see why open education resources and the startups taking advantage of them are frightening the [bleep] out of traditional textbook publishers. Boundless textbooks are completely free and don’t come with the expiration dates one finds on textbook rental platforms and doesn’t require students to deal with bookstore buybacks.
: [Trigger Warning: Abuse in a prison setting;... →
When a sheriff called Joe Arpaio began forcing prison inmates in Phoenix, Arizona, to wear pink underwear, he became a national talking point. The move was among a raft of hard-line policies which also saw prisoners housed in tents in a city where daytime temperatures can approach 48C and forced to work in chain gangs. It saw Arpaio dubbed: “America’s toughest sheriff.” It has also garnered...
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colormecurvy: I hate the phrase “boys will be boys” and I think it should be replaced with “bad parenting results in assholes”