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sassmaster-general:

haggisbutt:

trash—-king:

haggisbutt:

You know, I’ve always wondered how truscum would react to cis people who’ve experienced dysphoria,would their heads explode or what

repeat after me
cis people don’t experience dysphoria
they experience dysmorphia

And that would be?

Dysphoria is a disconnect from your sexed traits. It manifests in many different ways, such as depression or anxiety, and it can lead people—had led many people—to self-harm or suicide. When you experience a disconnect from your sexed traits, you often don’t recognize them as belonging to you. You have trouble believing that your reflection is yours. You experience distress when forced to touch or look at your sexed traits. Even something as small as the sound of your voice can trigger your dysphoria, because it doesn’t sound right. You are not the gender you were assigned at birth. Your gender and sex do not align, causing dysphoria.

Dysmorphia is different. It’s when a person is very unhappy with a specific part of their body. They don’t like the size of their penis or breasts, and wish they were larger or smaller. They don’t like their hair color, eye color, weight, the shape of their body, their facial structure. They are not disconnected from these traits; they simply are not happy with them, and would like to change them. They do not feel like they are the opposite sex, or a different gender. They just want to alter a part of themselves, because they aren’t satisfied with how that part looks. This can be taken to unhealthy extremes. Dysmorphia has nothing to do with sex or gender.

we stood with our Christian brothers and sisters. We stood with our Yazidi brothers and sisters. Where is the international outcry now that a massacre of 70+ Sunnis in a mosque happened?

(Source: karmakaram)

hellacamber:

heycourtneymae:

widebooty:

alittlebitridiculous:

sizvideos:

Watch the inspirational video of this quadriplegic who plays and streams Diablo 3

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!!!!!!!!!!!!

I’ve been watching this guy’s livestreams for a few days now. He’s super positive and really nice to all his viewers, answering everything he can. Also considering his abilities he is really good at Diablo III and WoW. Like the fact that I could have been playing WoW with people like him and getting my ass handed to me by them is part of the reason I appreciate video games as a form of therapy.

"I’m really feeling good about myself!"

This makes me SO happy. Amazing!

Technology.

m00nprismpower:

fatsexybitch:

whatisthat-velvet:

questionall:

Ferguson Man Forms an Inspiring Team with Cop Watchers to Hold Police Accountable [Video: http://bit.ly/1l8QoAA]

Black excellence.

More indepth info about this project:http://thefreethoughtproject.com/ferguson-man-forms-inspiring-team-cop-watchers-hold-police-accountable/
I know gofundme has fucked shit up, but it seems like this project is about 700 away from its second goal of clip on cameras for residents
http://www.gofundme.com/Copwatching-in-Ferguson

All cops should be wearing these, and it be unlawful for them to turn them off. Accountability of their actions from a distance can skew the facts if the recording is not starting at the beginning of the incident. If cops were forced to wear these on their chests, audio recording, video recording, we could get the entire event from car to street with all these situations where we really need to know what happened 100%, not 5… 10 minutes later after someone got killed. The video taken from police cameras should also have a chain of custody, who has the camera (with police badge number directly on the video), who accessed/removed/replaced the SD cards, who is moving the data, where the data is going and who is analysing the situations. A lack of accountability will hinder the effectiveness and raise more suspicion as to how the data was handled. An officers entire shift should be recorded, front view, even if he stops in for a coffee, all of it.We’ve reached this point and while citizen cameras are one option they are not a definitive solution to who is accountable in situations. These police required videos can be teamed with public citizen videos to corroborate the situation as it happened as well as fill in the missing pieces.

m00nprismpower:

fatsexybitch:

whatisthat-velvet:

questionall:

Ferguson Man Forms an Inspiring Team with Cop Watchers to Hold Police Accountable [Video: http://bit.ly/1l8QoAA]

Black excellence.

More indepth info about this project:
http://thefreethoughtproject.com/ferguson-man-forms-inspiring-team-cop-watchers-hold-police-accountable/

I know gofundme has fucked shit up, but it seems like this project is about 700 away from its second goal of clip on cameras for residents

http://www.gofundme.com/Copwatching-in-Ferguson

All cops should be wearing these, and it be unlawful for them to turn them off. Accountability of their actions from a distance can skew the facts if the recording is not starting at the beginning of the incident. If cops were forced to wear these on their chests, audio recording, video recording, we could get the entire event from car to street with all these situations where we really need to know what happened 100%, not 5… 10 minutes later after someone got killed. The video taken from police cameras should also have a chain of custody, who has the camera (with police badge number directly on the video), who accessed/removed/replaced the SD cards, who is moving the data, where the data is going and who is analysing the situations. A lack of accountability will hinder the effectiveness and raise more suspicion as to how the data was handled. An officers entire shift should be recorded, front view, even if he stops in for a coffee, all of it.

We’ve reached this point and while citizen cameras are one option they are not a definitive solution to who is accountable in situations. These police required videos can be teamed with public citizen videos to corroborate the situation as it happened as well as fill in the missing pieces.

I just saw your response to the rape nail polish post and I realized that you could easily draw a comparison between abstinence only sex ed and telling people not to rape without preventative and defensive measures. Sure, it'll cause some people to not have sex/not rape, but it's still a good idea to have condoms or anti-rape nail polish etc because it isn't going to fix everything.

There is also the issue that American states with abstinence only sexual education also tend to have higher rates of teen pregnancy. Turns out the less informed one is about a subject in its entirety, including protective measures of it, the less likely they are to handle it in a safe way.

~Jester

fitness-fits-me:

Pro-obesity is no better than pro-anorexia.

(Source: fitness-fits-me)

dirtybrian:

thewitchylibrarian:

dirtybrian:

mattachinereview:


biyuti:


girljanitor:


dumbthingswhitepplsay:


popca:


dolgematki:


nativevoice:


“Stop sending expired food”….”fried chicken 64.99” 
IQALUIT, Nunavut — A head of cabbage for $20. Fifteen bucks for a small bag of apples.
A case of ginger ale: $82.
Fed up and frustrated by sky-high food prices and concerned over widespread hunger in their communities, thousands of Inuit have spent weeks posting pictures and price tags from their local grocery stores to a Facebook site called Feed My Family.
Read more: http://www.ctv.ca/CTVNews/Canada/20120608/inuit-food-prices-protest-120608/#ixzz1xKWAJkGe


Holy hell.


WHAT IN THE FUCK? This shit is not okay.


ughhslfkajsdlf gross gross gross
64.99?????


These people are starving for a reason.
Conservationists
have been starving
these people
to death for years.


Reblogging for the extra articles. 
Also… I might show up to this protest and support them. 


Pay attention to this stuff, please, followers who haven’t heard about this!  This kind of thing is completely erased in news media.


This is really fucking important.
This is why I don’t respect anyone who blindly supports the anti-sealing protestors. Because for a lot of people, it’s the only affordable option.
It’s not just Iqaluit. In Nain, Labrador this problem has been going on for ages and nobody does anything about it. $47 for a ham and $17 for a block of cheese. In Rigolet, Labrador, a loaf of bread costs $7. Here’s another picture of an Iqaluit food price changing before your very eyes.
The NNCP is starving people, reducing their food choices, and keeping people on EI poor. This is so, so wrong.

How can we help? I joined the group and checked out the website, but I didn’t see anything that can be actively done (other than raising awareness, which, of course, is great).

Excellent question! If you read through the group (which is here, for anyone who missed it), there are people talking about some ways to help.
Look at the latest news on the Feeding My Family website to see what the priorities are and how you might be able to help.
If you’re Canadian, call your local MP and ask to discuss this issue and express your concern.
Look up ways to support putting pressure onto airlines to charge fair rates (a $1000 plane ticket should be from one coast to the other, not a few hundred miles).
Research and learn what you can about food sustainability. For a start, how about learning square foot/metre (French intensive) gardening or container gardening and starting to practice it yourself? Share these techniques with friends and family. Get good at it so you can teach them to others who have poor food security in your own area.
For the love of God, stop signing “anti-sealing”/”anti-hunting” petitions and supporting Greenpeace’s actions without understanding the complicated, nuanced situation in the North.
Watch the FB group, because people there mention direct donations and ways to help the organizations actually on the ground there.
For example, one person is starting up a donation project/fundraiser.
Look at what organizations like FoodShare are doing and support them.
There is so much to be done. Sharing news articles and stories, lists of resources, donation and fundraising pages, and knowledge about food security is critical, but there’s a lot more work of all sorts.

dirtybrian:

thewitchylibrarian:

dirtybrian:

mattachinereview:

biyuti:

girljanitor:

dumbthingswhitepplsay:

popca:

dolgematki:

nativevoice:

“Stop sending expired food”….”fried chicken 64.99” 

IQALUIT, Nunavut — A head of cabbage for $20. Fifteen bucks for a small bag of apples.

A case of ginger ale: $82.

Fed up and frustrated by sky-high food prices and concerned over widespread hunger in their communities, thousands of Inuit have spent weeks posting pictures and price tags from their local grocery stores to a Facebook site called Feed My Family.

Holy hell.

WHAT IN THE FUCK? This shit is not okay.

ughhslfkajsdlf gross gross gross

64.99?????


These people are starving for a reason.

Conservationists

have been starving

these people

to death for years.

Reblogging for the extra articles. 

Also… I might show up to this protest and support them. 

Pay attention to this stuff, please, followers who haven’t heard about this!  This kind of thing is completely erased in news media.

This is really fucking important.

This is why I don’t respect anyone who blindly supports the anti-sealing protestors. Because for a lot of people, it’s the only affordable option.

It’s not just Iqaluit. In Nain, Labrador this problem has been going on for ages and nobody does anything about it. $47 for a ham and $17 for a block of cheese. In Rigolet, Labrador, a loaf of bread costs $7. Here’s another picture of an Iqaluit food price changing before your very eyes.

The NNCP is starving people, reducing their food choices, and keeping people on EI poor. This is so, so wrong.

How can we help? I joined the group and checked out the website, but I didn’t see anything that can be actively done (other than raising awareness, which, of course, is great).

Excellent question! If you read through the group (which is here, for anyone who missed it), there are people talking about some ways to help.

  • Look at the latest news on the Feeding My Family website to see what the priorities are and how you might be able to help.
  • If you’re Canadian, call your local MP and ask to discuss this issue and express your concern.
  • Look up ways to support putting pressure onto airlines to charge fair rates (a $1000 plane ticket should be from one coast to the other, not a few hundred miles).
  • Research and learn what you can about food sustainability. For a start, how about learning square foot/metre (French intensive) gardening or container gardening and starting to practice it yourself? Share these techniques with friends and family. Get good at it so you can teach them to others who have poor food security in your own area.
  • For the love of God, stop signing “anti-sealing”/”anti-hunting” petitions and supporting Greenpeace’s actions without understanding the complicated, nuanced situation in the North.
  • Watch the FB group, because people there mention direct donations and ways to help the organizations actually on the ground there.
  • For example, one person is starting up a donation project/fundraiser.
  • Look at what organizations like FoodShare are doing and support them.

There is so much to be done. Sharing news articles and stories, lists of resources, donation and fundraising pages, and knowledge about food security is critical, but there’s a lot more work of all sorts.

(Source: )

pyaar-ka-irada:

In Pakistan:
People are being beaten, shot with bullets and tear gassed. 
Giving blood to those bleeding in the protest is not allowed
Proper treatment to the injured isn’t being given.
At least three people are dead and over 300 have been injured in clashes between police and anti-government protesters in Pakistan’s capital, Islamabad.
For Further information:
Live Streams from the Protests in Islamabad (Urdu):
Samaa TV
ARY News
Dawn News
News Outlets:
Important Update via Al Jazeera: Pakistan army intervenes in political crisis
The Express Tribune: The Umpire Strikes Back
Dawn: When failure is victory
Tanqeed.org
Lal Khan’s Columns for the Daily Times
Newsweek: Police Clash with PTI/PAT Protesters in Islamabad
Dawn: Violent Clashes Continue as Protesters Surround Parliament
AFP: 230 injured as police clash with protesters in Islamabad
Reuters: Pressure mounts on Pakistan leader to quit as protests continue
The New York Times: Pakistan, Its Own Worst Enemy (opinion piece, take with a pinch of salt)
The Wall Street Journal: Police, Protesters Clash Near Pakistan Prime Minister’s Residence
The Washington Post: Did a ‘soft coup’ just happen in Pakistan?
Guardian: Political crisis in Pakistan as media, politics and the military join the fray
BBC News: Pakistan protesters clash with Islamabad police
The Telegraph: Police clash with protesters trying to storm Pakistan PM’s house
Al Jazeera English: Pakistan crisis: scores injured in protests
On tumblr:
http://mehreenkasana.tumblr.com/
http://churayl.tumblr.com/
http://stay-human.tumblr.com/
http://novub.tumblr.com/
http://asadakahawk.tumblr.com/
http://cutiesinchadars.tumblr.com/
http://9940km.tumblr.com/
http://createdfromclay.tumblr.com/
On Twitter:
A list I’ve compiled including Islamabad-based journalists, Pakistani tweeps and activists providing us with all the latest news and updates from the ground.

pyaar-ka-irada:

In Pakistan:

People are being beaten, shot with bullets and tear gassed. 

Giving blood to those bleeding in the protest is not allowed

Proper treatment to the injured isn’t being given.

At least three people are dead and over 300 have been injured in clashes between police and anti-government protesters in Pakistan’s capital, Islamabad.

For Further information:

Live Streams from the Protests in Islamabad (Urdu):

News Outlets:

On tumblr:

On Twitter: