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1:05am July 24, 2014

textualdeviance:

George Blagden & Elinor Crawley

I keep forgetting that they cosplayed Legolas and Tauriel.

NERDS.

9:17pm July 23, 2014

siddharthasmama:

2damnfeisty:

thoughtsofablackgirl:

Victims of sexual assault expect privacy. But 16-year-old Jada was violated all over again once explicit images from her rape surfaced on Twitter. So Jada decided to take her story public.

“There’s no point in hiding,” the Houston teen tells KHOU. “Everybody has already seen my face and my body, but that’s not what I am and who I am.”

I’m sharing this because certain people on twitter  NEEDS TO BE STOP! Specially the ignorant side of black twitter! Every time something bad happen to a young black women or black girl twitter is quickly to explode it into something bigger! And Jada story is one of them! She’s a 16 yearls high school student she could be your sister,cousin, neighbor, or classmate! This tragic thing happened to her and these ignorant people on twitter looking for followers exploit this to point where the disgusting hashtag was created #jadapose. People tweeting pictures of themselves in the pose in which Jada was found! What I find even worse about this its that a lot of the people doing these poses are young black men and women. Something like this happen to someone who could possibly be your sister and instead of asking for justice you rather create a new meme? And some of them even argue “oh how do you know she got rape?” Does it matter? a picture of an underage girl laying on the floor looking like she’s passed out is not something be laughed at EVER! Like ”A rape victim’s trauma is not grounds for a new internet meme. Pls do not partake in such ignorance. Report pictures.”

I’m happy and proud of Jada for speaking and not letting this disgusting thing becoming any bigger

Which brings me to what I’m trying to ask or say here when will sexual assault towards black girls and young black women will be taking serious by young black people?

i truly don’t understand what kind of world we live in.

This is absolutely horrific and abhorrent. Look at how few notes this has. Now watch as the so-called feminists and defenders of women on this site stay silent. The black woman’s body has no value to this society except for how it can be exploited and dehumanized. This is straight up misogynoir. This is an egregious act. This shows how sick our culture is. Rape culture is so pervasive and normalized that many will see nothing wrong with this new meme, much like as was the case with ‘Trayvoning’ (though that was white and non-Black POC racialized violence). This is also why I stay off of twitter.
3:29pm July 23, 2014

He who dies here dies in the radiance of the future, and we are entering a tomb all flooded with the  d a w n .

9:53am July 23, 2014

“This rhetoric of “both sides” implies that pain and fault belong equally to Palestinians and Israelis. It erases manifold, unmistakable, qualitative and quantitative differences at play in Israel’s attack on the Gaza Strip and the political-historical context in which this is taking place — most centrally, that what is occurring is part of a settler-colonial invasion.

“Both sides” rhetoric refuses to make even the easiest, most obvious judgment, to which any honest evaluation of the information points: that Israel is massacring Palestinian adults and children, 77% of whom are civilians, and subjecting them to collective punishment; that Israel evidently claims for itself a right to extra-judicially execute anyone who it says is a Hamas member, a practice too few among even Palestine’s allies have denounced; that Israel is bombarding what is essentially a giant refugee camp home to an imprisoned population of a people Israel has ethnically cleansed, occupied, subjected to apartheid, and repeatedly slaughtered; that international law does not grant Israel a “right to defend itself” against the Gaza Strip. And that international law does grant Palestinians a right to resist using armed struggle.

To employ “both sides” rhetoric completely misrepresents the situation. It is not “both sides” who take thousands of political prisoners. Both sides do not systematically torture each other. Both sides do not control each other’s freedom of movement, or access to the sea, drinking water, and education.”

— 

Greg Shupak - "A Plague on One House" via Jacobin Magazine

In addition to these distinctions, the “both sides” idea is dangerous because it is immobilizing. With its use, it becomes impossible to demand an end to colonial practices. And that is exactly the point.

(via mizoguchi)

11:29pm July 21, 2014

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10:29pm July 21, 2014

thescienceofjohnlock:

cakesandfail:

youwillneverjustbeablipintime:

whoever

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invented

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waistcoats

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seriously

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thank

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you

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It was this guy:

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Charles II, huge royal babe and 17th-century fashion icon.

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Thank you for NOT calling them ‘vests’.

1:23am July 21, 2014
thaxted:

astolat:

euclase:

Captain America, drawn in PS.

CAPSLOCK ON
OMG
IT’S SO… BEAUTIFUL… 
STARES ENDLESSLY

*HIGH-PITCHED SQUEAKY NOISE*

thaxted:

astolat:

euclase:

Captain America, drawn in PS.

CAPSLOCK ON

OMG

IT’S SO… BEAUTIFUL… 

STARES ENDLESSLY

*HIGH-PITCHED SQUEAKY NOISE*

8:03pm July 20, 2014
frank-e-fighting-words:

therothwoman:

queerhairyvag:

iwasnineteenonce:

my wish for not only my parent’s, but for all homosexual people.

oh hey look, an LGBTQ campaign that doesn’t show white people as the face of LGBTQ issues for once. 
win

Spread this everywhere.

never seen a flyer with queer black folks on it that wasn’t about std/i

frank-e-fighting-words:

therothwoman:

queerhairyvag:

iwasnineteenonce:

my wish for not only my parent’s, but for all homosexual people.

oh hey look, an LGBTQ campaign that doesn’t show white people as the face of LGBTQ issues for once. 

win

Spread this everywhere.

never seen a flyer with queer black folks on it that wasn’t about std/i

7:58pm July 20, 2014

The main problem I have with Men’s Rights Activists is that their name really doesn’t do them justice. They’re Straight Cis White Men’s Rights Activists. I have NEVER seen Men’s Rights Activists campaign for the inclusion of trans* men in their spaces.

I have NEVER seen Men’s Rights Activists campaign to end the social stigma around black fatherhood. I have NEVER seen Men’s Rights Activists campaign for better pay and equal career mobility for men of colour. I have NEVER seen Men’s Rights Activists actively campaign for more gay men’s rights. I have NEVER seen Men’s Rights Activists advise others in their group on how using f*ggot to emasculate men who aren’t part of their cause is alienating and marginalising other MEN.

I have NEVER seen Men’s Rights Activists campaign, raise awareness of, or support victims of male rape unless it’s in order to derail a discussion around female victims of rape. I have NEVER seen Men’s Rights Activists campaign, raise awareness of, or support male victims of domestic abuse unless it’s in order to derail a discussion around female victims of domestic abuse. Men’s Rights Activists are hypocrites and frauds.

They’re bitter privileged white men who don’t want to campaign for the rights of men — they want to campaign to keep their privilege unchecked and their ability to discriminate against others. If you want to be a real Men’s Rights Activist — be a fucking (intersectional) Feminist. Peace out.

— i flew bikes.:   (via pizzaforpresident)