Hey guys wanna go to the par-
see kids this is what happens when u try to have fun
Hoover Park though
Man, some kid must have gone down this really fast.
Hey guys wanna go to the par-
see kids this is what happens when u try to have fun
Hoover Park though
Man, some kid must have gone down this really fast.
today i got an email from UCSB recruiting me for their lacrosse team
all i can really say is
Guess you must have lacrossed someone’s path.
You do not need to lose weight to cosplay.
You do not need to lose weight to impress people.
You do not need to lose weight to be healthy.
You do not need to lose weight to be pretty.
You do not need to lose weight to get a date.
You do not need to lose weight to get married.
As someone who is overweight, and is fully cognizant of the fact that being overweight is extremely unhealthy, on par with tobacco use, this is a bunch of bullshit. Yes, you have every right to be overweight. Yes, everyone perceives beauty differently.
However, being overweight, just like being underweight, is a health issue. There’s a reason people with anorexia and obesity get medical treatment. It’s not normal for humans.
If you don’t believe me, talk to the CDC, or the FDA, or to anyone with an M.D.
Fact: If I ever meet anyone who makes spiteful jokes about Otherkin, fictives, or multiples, I would have absolutely no compunctions about killing them.
This post is so edgy I cut myself on it.
Get out of the house and visit the real world sometime.
I am so fucking high, it ain’t even cute
You do know that innocent girls are cutting themselves cause justin beiber is getting high dont you? Its really not funny to joke about that now.
You do know that those people are idiots, and are performing self-destructive behavior that will have no positive outcome whatsoever? Both Justin Bieber, and “devilsdildo” have the right to do whatever they want, personal use of soft drugs, that have zero overdose potential is not worth getting upset about in any way. Respect someone’s right to do what they want with their body.
Comrade Nicolae Ceauşescu, communist revolutionary and leader of socialist Romania, was martyred alongside his wife and comrade Elena during the U.S.-backed counter-revolution on December 25, 1989.
Long demonized in the West, Ceauşescu was a lifelong communist and anti-fascist militant, who served many years in prison for his revolutionary political activities. The son of poor peasants, he worked in a shoemaker’s shop before World War II. He was first jailed at age 15 for strike support actions.
After a new, socialist-oriented Romania was established in 1947, Ceauşescu served as Minister of Agriculture and Deputy Defense Minister before becoming the party’s general-secretary in 1965 and head of state in 1967. One of his first acts was to change the name of the party from the Romanian Workers’ Party back to the Communist Party of Romania, and declare the country the Socialist Republic of Romania rather than a People’s Republic.
Well, seeing as how this man is directly responsible for the deaths, imprisonment, oppression, torture, and impoverishment of my entire family, I respectfully disagree.
Due to him, I was left to rot, in a horribly understaffed, mismanaged, state-run orphanage. I had nothing because of him.
I haven’t had contact with a blood relative since 1994.
This is like telling a Jew that Hitler was a cool guy.
The moment that him and his traitorous wife were put up against the wall, and shot, is the greatest day in Romanian history.
May his name forever be a curse, and the land he is buried on forever be void of seed.
To wear a dress she bought me and to not meow or talk about witchcraft at dinner with my grandparents tonight. She spends her whole life trying to suppress my catkin identity instead of just allowing me to be myself.
I respectfully declined her offer. If I want to wear clothes that I find in…
They’re your grandparents. If not for your mother, do it for them. Shit, if my mom bought me something for a specific occasion, and for relatives I loved dearly, I’d sacrifice being an otherkin Wiccan for one night, and act ‘normal’.
Shit, I’m interested in a ton of things, from foreign policy, to small arms studies, to narcotics science, yet, if I’m around people, I don’t blather on about it if I know I won’t have a respective audience.
Also, I hope you wash those clothes you find in dumpsters, before you wear ‘em.
EDIT: Also, free money? Even if you hate your mother and your grandparents, there’s a lot of poor people that would literally kill for twenty dollars. If you don’t want the money, donate it to charity. Unless your your ego is too big to allow a deserving charity the money it needs.
Every day, I wrote down every milliliter of food that I consumed, so I could give myself stickers. I decided to make graphs.
If I was this dedicated to graphing my food intake, I’d have lost weight.
Or eaten even more in shame…
in the future i promise to be grateful every time i eat that i don’t need to un-clog my syringe in order to finish my bowl of soup.
This seems quoteworthy on some sort of level.
Anyways, hope you get better soon!
tw: sexual assault, rape culture
‘V DAY KISS’ MURAL by KOBRA
We’re so late on this but we just had to post it anyway, because let’s face it…it’s spectacular! Eduardo Kobra’s mural of Alfred Eisenstaedt’s photo, V-J Day in Times Square. – Chelsea, NYC, USA.
via Street Art Utopia & pic by Hector Thyso
How many of you out there know that this picture, this iconic moment, is actually sexual assault? No, really, this sailor, was “grabbing every female he could find and kissing them all” according to the photographer himself. There are just… so many things wrong with that in and of itself! Here we have a person with a great deal of power and privilege - he’s a man, he’s white, and he’s behaving in heteronormative ways each of which is powerful all by themselves and then we add the fact that he actually has institutionalized power by virtue of his being a member of the armed services in uniform and the guy’s basically unstoppable. All that power and privilege meant that he was not only permitted to run down the street sexually assaulting every female-presenting person he saw but also was praised for it. Based on accounts of the day not one person tried to stop him, not one person had anything negative to say to him about that, and he was immortalized in one of the world’s most iconic photos in a positive way, forever reinforcing this behavior for everyone who hears about it.
Imagine if it had just been some random guy walking down the street kissing people for no apparant reason without the institutionalized power of the navy and wartime heroic propaganda at his back - there’s a good chance somebody would have at least tried to stop him or said something negative about it. Imagine a woman walking down the street kissing all the men she saw - again, there’s a good chance such actions would received negative attention. Imagine a Man of Color, any Person of Color really doing something like this - again, lots of negative attention, in fact, a Man of Color walking down the street kissing random white women would probably get arrested and/or shot/lynched/murdered. Finally let’s imagine some behavior that’s not heteronormative - a female presenting person kissing female presenting people, a male-presenting person kissing male-presenting people, someone who’s obviously non-binary in some way kissing anyone, a known trans person going around kissing anyone, etc - again, lots of negative attention, probably some sort of physical violence of some sort.
All that negative attention for all those imaginary people in all those other possible scenarios would be because walking down the street forcing kisses on random strangers without their consent is sexual assault. But make it a privileged, powerful individual sexually assaulting people who don’t have such privilege and power and all of a sudden it becomes “cute” and “endearing,” not only positive in some way but also not negative at all. So not negative, in fact, that I’m willing to bet that if that nurse had tried to defend herself against this attack, had maybe even gotten physically violent, had maybe tried to report this assault to anyone she would have been treated like she’s making too big of a deal out of it, like it’s actually not an issue at all, like she’s the one behaving in a way that she shouldn’t, instead of the person assaulting her.
This right here is rape culture in action. This right here is how privilege and power coalesce into one giant heap of shit that makes it easy for people to sexually assault, sexually harass, abuse and rape. The worst part about it, I think, is that it’s so easy that certain kinds of sexual assault/abuse/harassment are actually so normalized that nobody even stops to think about what’s really going on. The woman in this picture has been violated, her basic right to consent has been ignored, she has been abused in a very serious way and yet for most of us that’s just not something we even think about, it’s not something that it even occurs to us to consider. That kind of normalizing of violence is what helps to perpetuate rape culture. We have to get to a place where it’s not normalized or nothing will ever change.
wow. wow wow wow
This is the stupidest fucking thing I have ever read.
What a crock of shit.
Never mind that WWII had just ended: nobody should ever celebrate anything in any way acceptable in their culture, because people on the internet two generations later will have a problem with it.
In fact, let’s all just start killing cis straight white men (the only people in the military), who are all so easy to distinguish on sight and never can anyone be mistaken for any of these things because they’ll be raping women with their white man bio-penis and oppressing non-whites and women with their white man money and doing nothing else; that will be so much better than an Austrian Jew and orphan of the Shoah becoming a national icon of a celebration of peace because a man in uniform, even a combat veteran who nearly died in the previous war, can only be acceptable if he’s POC and LGBTQIALMNOP and standing quietly in the corner wetting himself and apologizing while everyone takes turns abusing him in the fashions that All White Cis Straight Men abuse Everyone All the Time.
This is getting out of hand, people.
If it weren’t for photos like this (called PR), you wouldn’t HAVE the United States Uniformed Services, women wouldn’t be allowed in combat roles (a change that went 100% unnoticed by the civilian world since nobody felt the need to brag about it, because female soldiers are neither better nor more special than other soldiers because they have vaginas), black people wouldn’t be allowed to enlist, transgender vets would not be able to receive treatment (the rate of individuals in the military who identify as trans is 10 times the rate of the civilian population) and DADT would still be a very real thing in the lives of countless individuals (the repeal of which is the largest-scale federal precedent for LGBT equality), now get your ass outside and go see if the guys at your local VFW post need anything, you spoiled shits.
I am too old for this crap.
Coolest. Dog. Ever.
I know exactly where this is…
My school has a giant Triforce in front of the library.
Nahh, you’ve got this.
All the people I know from Palo Alto are smart.
Let me tell you some things.
I used to investigate child abuse and neglect. I can tell you how to stop the vast majority of abortion in the world.
First, make knowledge and access to contraception widely available. Start teaching kids before they hit puberty. Teach them about domestic violence and coercion, and teach them not to coerce and rape. Create a strong, loving community where women and girls feel safe and supported in times of need. Because guess what? They aren’t. You know what happens to babies born under such circumstances? They get hurt, unnecessarily. They get sick, unnecessarily. They get removed from parents who love them but who are unprepared for the burden of a child. Resources? Honey, we try. There aren’t enough resources anywhere. There are waiting lists, and promises, and maybes. If the government itself can’t hook people up, what makes you think an impoverished single mom can handle it?
Abolish poverty. Do you have any idea how much childcare costs? Daycare can cost as much or more than monthly rent. They may be inadequately staffed. Getting a private nanny is a nice idea, but they don’t come cheap either. Relatives? Do they own a car? Does the bus run at the right times? Do they have jobs of their own they need to work just to keep the lights on? Are they going to stick around until you get off you convenience store shift at 4 AM? Do they have criminal histories that will make them unsuitable as caregivers when CPS pokes around? You gonna pay for that? Who’s going to pay for that?
End rape. I know your type errs on the side of blaming the woman, but I’ve seen little girls who’ve barely gotten their periods pregnant because somebody thought raping preteens was an awesome idea. You want to put a child through that? Or someone with a mental or physical inability for whom pregnancy would be frightening, painful or even life-threatening? I’ve seen nonverbal kids who had their feet sliced up by caregivers for no fucking reason at all, you think sexual abuse doesn’t happen either?
You say there’s lots of couples who want to adopt. Kiddo, what they want to adopt are healthy white babies, preferably untainted by the wombs and genetics of women with alcohol or drug dependencies. I’ve seen the kids they don’t want, who almost no one wants. You people focus only on the happy pink babies, the gigglers, the ones who grow and grow with no trouble. Those are not the kids who linger in foster care. Those are certainly not the older kids and teenagers who age out of foster care and then are thrown out in the streets, usually with an array of medical and mental health issues. Are they too old to count?
And yeah, I’ve seen the babies, little hand-sized things barely clinging to life. There’s no glory, no wonder there. There is no wonder in a pregnant woman with five dollars to her name, so deep in depression you wonder if she’ll be alive in a week. Therapy costs money. Medicine costs money. Food, clothes, electricity cost money. Government assistance is a pittance; poverty drives women and girls into situations where they are forced to rely on people who abuse them to survive. (I’ve been up in more hospitals than I can count.)
In each and every dark pit of desperation, I have never seen a pro-lifer. I ain’t never seen them babysitting, scrubbing floors, bringing over goods, handing mom $50 bucks a month or driving her to the pediatrician. I ain’t never seen them sitting up for hours with an autistic child who screams and rages so his mother can get some sleep while she rests up from working 14-hour days. I don’t see them fixing leaks in rundown houses or playing with a kid while the police prepare to interview her about her sexual abuse. They’re not paying for the funerals of babies and children who died after birth, when they truly do become independent organisms. And the crazy thing is they think they’ve already done their job, because the child was born!
Aphids give birth, girl. It’s no miracle. You want to speak for the weak? Get off your high horse and get your hands dirty helping the poor, the isolated, the ill and mentally ill women and mothers and their children who already breathe the dirty air. You are doing nothing, absolutely nothing, for children. You don’t have a flea’s comprehension of injustice. You are not doing shit for life until you get in there and fight that darkness. Until you understand that abortion is salvation in a world like ours. Does that sound too hard? Do you really think suffering post-birth is more permissible, less worthy of outrage?
“Pro-life” is simply a philosophy in which the only life worth saving is the one that can be saved by punishing a woman.”
Certainly something to read.
Also, as related to the part on adoption I was doubly lucky, and was one of the ” …healthy white babies, preferably untainted by the wombs and genetics of women with alcohol or drug dependencies.”
If I had stayed longer, I would be physically and mentally worse off than I am today, and the longer I would have stayed, the greater the chance I would have wound up eventually dead, Eastern Europe being the place it is. The more people that adopt, the more we can save.
While abortion is it’s own issue, I can say with confidence that being adopted was the luckiest thing that has ever happened to me, and to anyone I’ve ever met.
While we can’t do everything, we can do something. Adopt. Give someone a gift greater than any lottery ticket out there. I know I plan to someday.