colby-jeeze-cosplay:

chauvinistsushi:

meepitperson:

Rape isn’t about uncontrollable sexual desire. You only have to listen in on a Call of Duty game to see that. When that kid crows, “I raped you!”, he’s not calling the other guy sexy; he’s saying he defeated him, dominated him, humiliated him. That’s what rape is about, and that should scare you.

gonna reblog this till I stop tumbling

forever reblog.

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socialismartnature:

Happening NOW: 30,000 Chinese workers strike at the world’s largest producer of athletic shoes such as Nike and Adidas over pay, benefits, and the right to choose a union. The strike, China’s largest in decades, has shutdown production for two weeks and caused the company’s stock price to plummet.

Bloomberg News reports:
"Workers have disrupted production in Yue Yuen’s Dongguan factory complex, which employs more than 40,000 people, since April 14 in a dispute over pay, benefits and the right to pick their own union. More than 50 percent of the workers were on strike today, Liu said. China Labour Watch, which estimated the striking workers at about 30,000, said a small number had returned to work, without quantifying it.”

socialismartnature:

Happening NOW: 30,000 Chinese workers strike at the world’s largest producer of athletic shoes such as Nike and Adidas over pay, benefits, and the right to choose a union. The strike, China’s largest in decades, has shutdown production for two weeks and caused the company’s stock price to plummet.

Bloomberg News reports:

"Workers have disrupted production in Yue Yuen’s Dongguan factory complex, which employs more than 40,000 people, since April 14 in a dispute over pay, benefits and the right to pick their own union. More than 50 percent of the workers were on strike today, Liu said. China Labour Watch, which estimated the striking workers at about 30,000, said a small number had returned to work, without quantifying it.”

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asteroidbsixonetwo:

waltdisneyconfessions:

"Despite the outcries of people claiming that it would be "encouraging an unhealthy lifestyle", I do really believe that Disney should make a plus-size female character… Who ISN’T a villain or a side character! In a culture that tells people that they are inherently "bad" and not pretty if they don’t have a certain body type, I think it would present a really positive message to young people"

YAAAS YAAAS YAAAS YAAAS. Telling girls they all have to be skinny isn’t okay, but telling them they all have to be “healthy” isn’t okay either. First of all, “healthy” is a lifestyle, not an image. So we need to stop pretending that we can draw a picture of a “healthy” girl. “Healthy” is different for every girl, just like body type. And frankly girls have better things to do than worry about what their bodies look like, even if they are concerned with being healthy. You can be underweight and live a good life. You can be overweight and live a good life. You can eat ice cream and live a good life. You can run every day and live a good life. So we need to stop pretending that telling girls that “looking healthy” is any better than telling them to look skinny because it isn’t. The problem isn’t just that all girls can’t be skinny, it’s that all girls cannot be one image, even if that one image is “healthy.”

asteroidbsixonetwo:

waltdisneyconfessions:

"Despite the outcries of people claiming that it would be "encouraging an unhealthy lifestyle", I do really believe that Disney should make a plus-size female character… Who ISN’T a villain or a side character! In a culture that tells people that they are inherently "bad" and not pretty if they don’t have a certain body type, I think it would present a really positive message to young people"

YAAAS YAAAS YAAAS YAAAS. Telling girls they all have to be skinny isn’t okay, but telling them they all have to be “healthy” isn’t okay either. First of all, “healthy” is a lifestyle, not an image. So we need to stop pretending that we can draw a picture of a “healthy” girl. “Healthy” is different for every girl, just like body type. And frankly girls have better things to do than worry about what their bodies look like, even if they are concerned with being healthy. You can be underweight and live a good life. You can be overweight and live a good life. You can eat ice cream and live a good life. You can run every day and live a good life. So we need to stop pretending that telling girls that “looking healthy” is any better than telling them to look skinny because it isn’t. The problem isn’t just that all girls can’t be skinny, it’s that all girls cannot be one image, even if that one image is “healthy.”

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tags: #healthy =/= skinny  

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tags: #this woulda been so nice  

keystonestate-dudecore:

how-we-both-wondrously-perish:

221badwolfstreet:

aswimmersparadise:

Let me tell you something about today. Today was the hottest day of the year in New Jersey, I woke up sweating despite air conditioning because it was 95 degrees. Now, i did what any logical person would do and I put on my favorite pair of shorts so i wouldn’t be sweating throughout the day.

        Even in my shorts i was sweating my balls off but I went through half of my day as normal, no boys stared at my ass or tried to grope me in public yet when i went to the the cafeteria a teacher told me to go to the office because he finds my shorts inappropriate. I head down to the office to find a group of girls wearing shorts and skirts sitting in a small room in the office, we where all ordered to call our parents or to change into the clothes they had offered us from the school store. These items of clothing included sweatpants and a large heavy sweatshirt. I obviously refused to where those because it was 95 degrees and when you are sweating the key to cool down is NOT to put on more clothes. They told me I would have to stay in that room the whole day if it came down to it.

      I was able to leave the office when my friend gave me a pair of yoga pants. The man who made me go down to the office brought down several other girls as I was leaving, at this point they didn’t care how long the shorts where they just sent everyone who was wearing a pair down. They warned me that if I put my shorts back on they would right me up. 

     I put them back on anyway because just walking down the hallway in those yoga pants made me faint, dizzy,and extremely hot. Thats the main issue, it is hot enough for people to pass out in school but to the school system they would rather a girl suffer from a heat stroke then to have a boy become  turned on. My shorts don’t say “COme fuck me in the middle of class” they say,”Its warm out”

The sexualizing of innocent students is not okay

Risking students health is not okay

and tHE LACK OF FEMINISM IN THE SCHOOL SYSTEM WILL NEVER BE OKAY

Today was literally horrible

I hate our school so much

I can’t reblog this enough omg

That’s because New Jersey sucks

policymic:

22-year-old cafeteria worker aboard capsized Korean ship sacrificed herself to save others

our hundred and seventy-six people were aboard the Sewol, which tragically capsized on Wednesday — one of them was 22-year-old Park Ji-young. She worked in the cafeteria, not as part of the crew. The ship’s communication officer announced to passengers that it was “more dangerous to move” than to risk a disorderly evacuation. Frigid water was filling the ferry’s lower levels, causing it to list hard to one side.
The crew didn’t stick around to help anyone else. It was Park who stayed behind to calm down frightened children and pass out life jackets. She didn’t save one for herself, and she told passengers that she wouldn’t leave the boat until every passenger was safely off and accounted for. "After saving you, I will get out," she reportedly said. "The crew goes out last."
"Park pushed shocked passengers toward the exit even when the water was up to her chest," said one witness.
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policymic:

22-year-old cafeteria worker aboard capsized Korean ship sacrificed herself to save others

our hundred and seventy-six people were aboard the Sewol, which tragically capsized on Wednesday — one of them was 22-year-old Park Ji-young. She worked in the cafeteria, not as part of the crew. The ship’s communication officer announced to passengers that it was “more dangerous to move” than to risk a disorderly evacuation. Frigid water was filling the ferry’s lower levels, causing it to list hard to one side.

The crew didn’t stick around to help anyone else. It was Park who stayed behind to calm down frightened children and pass out life jackets. She didn’t save one for herself, and she told passengers that she wouldn’t leave the boat until every passenger was safely off and accounted for. "After saving you, I will get out," she reportedly said. "The crew goes out last."

"Park pushed shocked passengers toward the exit even when the water was up to her chest," said one witness.

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arelyhepburn:

This is the best gif you’ll ever see

arelyhepburn:

This is the best gif you’ll ever see

→ 2 days ago - Tuesday Apr 22 2014 | 163,577 notes
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Toymakers will tell you they won’t sell enough, and movie people will point to the two terrible superheroine movies that were made and say, You see? It can’t be done. It’s stupid, and I’m hoping that The Hunger Games will lead to a paradigm shift. It’s frustrating to me that I don’t see anybody developing one of these movies. It actually pisses me off. My daughter watched The Avengers and was like, “My favorite characters were the Black Widow and Maria Hill.” and I though, Yeah, of course they were. I read a beautiful thing Junot Diaz wrote: “If you want to make a human being into a monster, deny them, at a cultural level, any reflection of themselves.” - Joss Whedon

(Source: packageofgirlyevil)

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Europeans: I drove forty minutes to the Netherlands for some groceries and then I popped into Germany to see some of my relatives before driving back home.
Americans: I was in Florida, I drove for nine hours, now I'm still in Florida.
#australians: i drove for nine hours #now i'm nine hours away from home #no one is here #the streets are empty #how did this happen #where has civilisation gone #i am alone in the universe #oh wait no there's an echidna it's okay
Canadians: We left Toronto 2 days ago, We are still in Ontario, food is scarce. We are lost, soon we will have to eat each other to survive, oh wait there's a tims we're good.
Russians: I was in Yakutia, I drove for twenty eight hours, now I'm still in Yakutia, I travelled by train for 6 days, I'm still in Russia. Don't even try to leave Russia. Don't forget: you're here forever. Accept it and suffer.

onehundredyearsof-frozenyoghurt:

marchoftigers:

afro-rabbit:

Gettin sick of that false equality mindset that’s flying around.

Finally, a comic I’d get behind!

there it is

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relahvant:

positivethinkingforlosers:

most accurate weather in the world. 

stone gone

relahvant:

positivethinkingforlosers:

most accurate weather in the world. 

stone gone

(Source: epic-humor)

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evaupallnight:

superziggy:

So we’re listening to music and up next was a LOTR play along midi file for my clarinet students…

→ 2 days ago - Tuesday Apr 22 2014 | 29,104 notes
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"She gives the worst massages ever. It was like she was torturing me for information. I wanted to give it up. I just didn’t know what it was!"

(Source: mcbrilliant)

→ 2 days ago - Monday Apr 21 2014 | 1,299 notes
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con-va-les-cence:

comicallycool:

pretentioususernametosoundsmart:

gooseko:

iplaybassoon13:

dantheinsane1:

zenpencils:

ERICA GOLDSON: Graduation speech

Erica Goldson must have had some serious balls to give this speech

This is beautiful.

this is so wonderful 

This hit hard. Our education system is desperately in need of fixing.

"I excelled at every subject just for the purpose of excelling, not learning."

This 4.0 student last year had full rides to everywhere and still has no clue what he wants to do. I thought that was nuts.
→ 2 days ago - Monday Apr 21 2014 | 264,144 notes
origin: zenpencils | via: happytvxq
tags: #i reblogged this before but it's how things work  #it's sad