when somebody jokes about your insecurities
when someone jokes about your friends’ insecurities
i’ve worked with a lot of universities that use the “consent is sexy” motto, and i get why they do it (it’s a marketing thing). but i do think it downplays the absolute necessity of consent. consent isn’t important because it makes things sexier. it’s important because it prevents rape.
YES. EXACTLY. THANK YOU.
Every time I see an *Activist Cause* is Sexy slogan being used this ^^ is always the response I have toward it. “Environmentalism is Sexy.” Yeah, maybe…but it’s also the only hope the human race has for survival. "Reading is Sexy." Okay, but shouldn’t you do that for loads of other reasons? “Peace is Sexy.” I guess? But…like…”not sexy” are not the words I would choose to describe war. Gruesome and tragic are a couple that come to mind, though. Why do we need things to be “sexy” in order to encourage people to do them? Not only does the “Consent is Sexy” campaign dilute the severe necessity of consent during sexual interractions, it also says something about the way in which we approach social causes. We should not be concerned about “sexy” and "cool" and "trendy" and whatever else when it comes to matters that involve concepts such as “basic human decency” or simply just….not raping people. These words are heavily dependent on social constructs and are fleeting at best. You shouldn’t not engage in rape because it will make you “sexy.” You should not engage in rape…because it’s rape. That’s it. That’s all. That’s enough. Sexy or not…consent is mandatory.
sexy is just not appropriate for any cause, in fact it’s stupid.
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So uh, I haven’t seen this on my dash, but check out this kickstarter!
They’re waterballoons that SELF TIE, make a HUNDRED at a time, AND AND they’re biodegradablee!! Seriously why isn’t this all over my dash yet??
They’ve already reached WAY over their goal, but you can still get some early bird deliveries for an early start of the water balloon madness!
What Every Fanboy and Fangirl can relate to Photoset #7
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Girls that love gay guys but are disgusted by lesbians.
Guys that love lesbians but are disgusted by gay guys.
Anyone who is disgusted by anyone because of their sexual preference.
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I’ve reblogged this a lot over the past week and I love it so much because it works on two levels.
First, it forces black men to realize how stupid they sound when they blame women for being raped for what they wear. Secondly, people who speak out about victim-blaming will think twice when they realize how it applies to black men with baggy jeans who are killed for being “thugs” and “gangsters.”
Easily one of the best tweets I’ve ever seen.
It also calls out hypocritical white feminists who are all for their causes and silent about black issues.
The explanation for this gap is simple. In Britain, guns are rare. Only specialist firearms officers carry them; and criminals rarely have access to them. The last time a British police officer was killed by a firearm on duty was in 2012, in a brutal case in Manchester. The annual number of murders by shooting is typically less than 50. Police shootings are enormously controversial. The shooting of Mark Duggan, a known gangster, which in 2011 started riots across London, led to a fiercely debated inquest. Last month, a police officer was charged with murder over a shooting in 2005. The reputation of the Metropolitan Police’s armed officers is still barely recovering from the fatal shooting of Jean Charles de Menezes, an innocent Brazilian, in the wake of the 7/7 terrorist bombings in London.
In America, by contrast, it is hardly surprising that cops resort to their weapons more frequently. In 2013, 30 cops were shot and killed—just a fraction of the 9,000 or so murders using guns that happen each year. Add to that a hyper-militarised police culture and a deep history of racial strife and you have the reason why so many civilians are shot by police officers. Unless America can either reduce its colossal gun ownership rates or fix its deep social problems, shootings of civilians by police—justified or not—seem sure to continue.
this is so fucked up
For the love of god
I’ve smoked only about 4 ciggs in my life and this already makin me wanna stop
It looks like someone is blowing air into a rotting plum
this needs to be seen by everyone
Oh wait guys, but isn’t smoking cool because you all out a little filter on it and it makes you look hipster? And all your friends do it too o:
All my friends vape