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  • charleskinbote:

    "Empty Vein," written by Christopher M. Jones and drawn by Jenny Yu (oh frick)

    I’ve been working on this comic for awhile now as aforementioned way back when, and it’s been a bittersweet process, with the entire weight of its meaning glaring back every time I worked on it.

    I hope you guys read/enjoy. I’m so glad and nervous as heck Chris and I can share this with you all now.

    thinksquad:

Police officers in Ferguson, Missouri, have begun wearing body cameras after weeks of unrest over the shooting death of an unarmed black teen by a white officer and sharply differing accounts of the incident, officials said on Sunday.
Michael Brown, 18, was shot multiple times by Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson on Aug. 9, sparking nearly three weeks of angry protests in the St. Louis suburb and drawing global attention to race relations in the United States.
Law enforcement and witnesses gave differing accounts of what transpired before Brown was shot, with police saying the teen had struggled with the officer. Witnesses say Brown held up his hands and was surrendering when he was shot multiple times in the head and chest.
The discrepancy has revived calls for officers across the county to be outfitted with body cameras to help capture an accurate record of police-involved incidents.
http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/09/01/us-usa-missouri-shooting-idUSKBN0GW13M20140901

    thinksquad:

    Police officers in Ferguson, Missouri, have begun wearing body cameras after weeks of unrest over the shooting death of an unarmed black teen by a white officer and sharply differing accounts of the incident, officials said on Sunday.

    Michael Brown, 18, was shot multiple times by Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson on Aug. 9, sparking nearly three weeks of angry protests in the St. Louis suburb and drawing global attention to race relations in the United States.

    Law enforcement and witnesses gave differing accounts of what transpired before Brown was shot, with police saying the teen had struggled with the officer. Witnesses say Brown held up his hands and was surrendering when he was shot multiple times in the head and chest.

    The discrepancy has revived calls for officers across the county to be outfitted with body cameras to help capture an accurate record of police-involved incidents.

    http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/09/01/us-usa-missouri-shooting-idUSKBN0GW13M20140901

    (via marinashutup)

    candykaiju:

r u for real

    candykaiju:

    r u for real

    (Source: adorablesnakes, via curvingwherewhen)

    sarahmac2301:

    bat-little-boy:

    EMMA WATSON STANDS UP TO TURKISH PRIME MINISTER’S SEXISM

    KEKE PALMER TO PLAY THE FIRST BLACK CINDERELLA ON BROADWAY

    SONY ANNOUNCED THEY’RE GONNA DO A FEMALE SUPERHERO MOVIE FROM THE SPIDER-MAN UNIVERSE

    WHY IS NO ONE TALKING ABOUT THIS

    BECAUSE THIS IS LITERALLY THE FIRST IVE HEARD ABOUT IT

    (via ohitsjustkim)

    belfours:

    fuck depression. there’s nothing more insidious than a disorder that tricks lovely people into believing they are worthless. 

    (Source: m9dano, via marinashutup)

    dikdikpiks:

livididit:

dikdikpiks:

boobiesmcfeels:

qwarky:

shmerikataylor:

Putt Putt!
inkingideas, boobiesmcfeels, qwarky, which one of you didn’t know Putt Putt the purple convertible cd-rom computer game?

…what????????

I didn’t. Why is the convertible going to the moon? This gif offers more questions than answers.

I literally just played this game yesterday in a major nostalgia trip. My sister and I entered the race. We won. It was wonderful.

JOY DID YOU KNOW THE PUTT PUTT GAMES ARE APPS?

I DIDN’T UNTIL YOU TOLD ME THIS AND NOW I NEED THEM ALL SO THANKS

    dikdikpiks:

    livididit:

    dikdikpiks:

    boobiesmcfeels:

    qwarky:

    shmerikataylor:

    Putt Putt!

    inkingideasboobiesmcfeels, qwarky, which one of you didn’t know Putt Putt the purple convertible cd-rom computer game?

    …what????????

    I didn’t. Why is the convertible going to the moon? This gif offers more questions than answers.

    I literally just played this game yesterday in a major nostalgia trip. My sister and I entered the race. We won. It was wonderful.

    JOY DID YOU KNOW THE PUTT PUTT GAMES ARE APPS?

    I DIDN’T UNTIL YOU TOLD ME THIS AND NOW I NEED THEM ALL SO THANKS

    (via curvingwherewhen)

    Why are you so angry about JLaw's nudes being leaked? I thought you didn't like her. asked by Anonymous

    tstarksbitch:

    • i am angry because this is just another example of women being shamed for taking nudes instead of the douchebag who spreads them being shamed for violating someone’s privacy like that
    • i am angry because nobody deserves this, regardless of how i feel about their personality
    • i am angry because this is pure misogyny and shows how women aren’t respected in our culture
    • i am angry because she did not consent to having those pics posted everywhere but they still were
    • i am angry because on the VERY RARE occasion this happens to a male celeb he is not shamed but rather the perpetrator is and it’s forgotten quickly whereas this will haunt jennifer for years and years to come
    • i am angry because this was a sex crime and people are treating it like a joke
    • i am angry because she is being exploited/objectified and some gross dudebros are probably jacking off to those pics 
    • i am angry because people are CONGRATULATING the fucker who did such an atrocious thing to her instead of being appalled 

    listen i may not like her personally but the fact remains that as a human being she is entitled to body autonomy and to choose who sees her naked body and who doesn’t 

    vladimirnootin:

aboutwhitewomen:

vladimirnootin:

sixpenceee:

10 year old Yemeni girl smiling after she was granted a divorce from her husband- a 30 year old man
Here’s what I found after looking into it. 
Nujood Ali was nine when her parents arranged a marriage to Faez Ali Thamer, a man in his thirties. Regularly beaten by her in-laws and raped by her husband, Ali escaped on April 2, 2008, two months after the wedding. 
On the advice of her father’s second wife, she went directly to court to seek a divorce. After waiting for half a day, she was noticed by a judge, Mohammed al-għadha who gave her refuge. He had both her father and husband taken into custody.
Indeed, publicity surrounding Ali’s case is said to have inspired efforts to annul other child marriages, including that of an 8 year old Saudi girl who was allowed to divorce a middle-aged man in 2009.
But in 2013 Ali reported to the media that her father had forced her out of their home and is withholding her money granted by publishers. Her father has also arranged a marriage for her younger sister, Haifa.
Also this girl has her own book

I just want some feminists to focus more on this than on defending Zoe Quinn and Anita Sarkeesian.

Realistically, what can they do? Most of the feminists that you likely encounter are based in USA, Canada, maybe UK. What can they do to affect attitudes and policies in a place like Yemen?

They can raise awareness. Tumblr is a global site where you can donate to people in many countries to aid them. A very good thing they can do, for one, is set up donations for this kid or other kids. They can put efforts to start up shelters for such incidents. There’s a lot of things western feminists can do. This post only has almost 9k posts, whereas a post about male tears has 36K.

    vladimirnootin:

    aboutwhitewomen:

    vladimirnootin:

    sixpenceee:

    10 year old Yemeni girl smiling after she was granted a divorce from her husband- a 30 year old man

    Here’s what I found after looking into it. 

    Nujood Ali was nine when her parents arranged a marriage to Faez Ali Thamer, a man in his thirties. Regularly beaten by her in-laws and raped by her husband, Ali escaped on April 2, 2008, two months after the wedding.

    On the advice of her father’s second wife, she went directly to court to seek a divorce. After waiting for half a day, she was noticed by a judgeMohammed al-għadha who gave her refuge. He had both her father and husband taken into custody.

    Indeed, publicity surrounding Ali’s case is said to have inspired efforts to annul other child marriages, including that of an 8 year old Saudi girl who was allowed to divorce a middle-aged man in 2009.

    But in 2013 Ali reported to the media that her father had forced her out of their home and is withholding her money granted by publishers. Her father has also arranged a marriage for her younger sister, Haifa.

    Also this girl has her own book

    I just want some feminists to focus more on this than on defending Zoe Quinn and Anita Sarkeesian.

    Realistically, what can they do? Most of the feminists that you likely encounter are based in USA, Canada, maybe UK. What can they do to affect attitudes and policies in a place like Yemen?

    They can raise awareness. Tumblr is a global site where you can donate to people in many countries to aid them.

    A very good thing they can do, for one, is set up donations for this kid or other kids. They can put efforts to start up shelters for such incidents.

    There’s a lot of things western feminists can do. This post only has almost 9k posts, whereas a post about male tears has 36K.

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    toyota:

    reallynotgood:

    disgusting

    Can he die already

    (via ohitsjustkim)

    bellegold:

    "Do you want talk, maybe, about the dynamic between Coulson and May, because it’s such an interesting relationship, and it’s almost hard to know, it’s like… They’re always just looking out for one another, and it’s like who’s the caregiver, but really they both are." (x)

    (via fuckyeahjosswhedon)

    Felix + Sarah’s men.

    (Source: orphanblackzone, via lucylivesherlife)

    What is the best way to come to the attention of an organization like NPR that isn't an unpaid, student internship? Foot-in-the-door steps seem impossible post college. asked by bookoisseur

    npr:

    We pay all of our student interns, for one thing. I would say the following applies to any job:

    1. Do your research. When you apply for any job, have a website (it can be a tumblr) with your clips on it. Write a clear, well-researched cover letter. Explain what it is you want to do. Don’t say “your organization” — say “NPR.” Let us know you’re familiar with us. 

    2. Network. This doesn’t require much. Follow people from the organization you would like to work on Twitter and Tumblr, so you will find out about jobs (we post all of ours with the hashtag #pubjobs) and can talk about specifics in the interivew.

    3. Write. You are a person of the Internet. By this, I mean you have Tumblr and Twitter and all sorts of ways to get your writing and audio out there. Put your audio up on prx. Write stuff and submit it to NPR. (Here’s Code Switch’s tips on doing that.) There’s no reason not to start now.

    (Source: etchpea, via curvingwherewhen)

    mrabelrants:

a friendly reminder: the media is lying to you…
constantly

    mrabelrants:

    a friendly reminder: the media is lying to you…

    constantly

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