"If a female student got drunk and had her car stolen the university would call the police. If she got drunk and had her computer stolen, they would call the police. If she got drunk and had her phone stolen, they would call the police. The fact that she was drunk would not even be factored in when assessing if a crime had been committed. But if she gets drunk and has her body invaded and her humanity stolen, school administrations are perplexed about what to do."

International Human Rights Activist Michael Simmons offered these words (via Facebook) in response to the May 3, 2014 New York Times’ “Fight Against Sex Assaults Holds Colleges to Account” article. (via tgieph)

(Source: afrolez, via theannachrist)

red flags

moopflop:

  • calling the legitimate anger of oppressed people “drama” or “hate”
  • referring to allocation of human rights as simply “politics”
  • referring to basic human empathy as “political correctness”
  • the childlike refusal to admit mistakes and throwing a literal tantrum
  • "it’s just my opinion"

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"If men were socialized to desire love as much as they are taught to desire sex, we would see a cultural revolution."

bell hooks, All About Love: New Visions (2001)

(Source: books-and-barricades, via thecatladyy)

FOR THOSE WHO DON’T LIKE TO TALK ON THE PHONE BUT WANT TO HELP KEEP THE INTERNET AWESOME

liberalsarecool:

laineydiemond:

  1. Go to  
  2. Click on 14-28 
  3. Comment “I want internet service providers classified as common carriers.”
  4. Done! 

Please reblog for people who have phone-related phobias or anxieties.

Be sure to hit “confirm” to send your comment.

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stunningpicture:

I got high last night, and woke with this on my table

stunningpicture:

I got high last night, and woke with this on my table

(via sleepwritemusiceatdreamrepeat)

ugly:

when people tell you to calm down when they’re talking about your favorite show

(via dropbeatsnotbombs97)

"People seem to think embracing life means to jump off cliffs and kiss strangers. Maybe it’s just slowly learning to love yourself."

(via lipstick-bullet)

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queermarauders:

*looks at straight couple* so which one of you is the YA protagonist and which is the romantic subplot?

(via hellajenn)


18th century calico designs by Irish artist William Kilburn (1745-1818)

(Source: mademoisellelapiquante, via dropbeatsnotbombs97)

sunfl0werpetal:

lilb2k14:

this lion really got eyelashes

this lion is prettier than i am

sunfl0werpetal:

lilb2k14:

this lion really got eyelashes

this lion is prettier than i am

(Source: wild-guy, via ajumbledmess)

lipsnlimbs:

This is so real

lipsnlimbs:

This is so real

(via leonardmcsass)

problackgirl:

we’ve taught girls to romanticise nearly everything a boy does. when i was younger i thought it was cute that boys chased the girl even after she said no. i loved it when after a girl moved away from a kiss, the guy would pull her back and force it on. i thought a guy saying ‘i won’t take a no for an answer’ was passionate and romantic. we’re literally always teaching girls to romanticise abusive traits.

(via hellajenn)