"Don’t wear a hoodie if you don’t want to be mistaken for a criminal and shot."
"Don’t get drunk at a party if you don’t want to be sexually assaulted."
"Don’t argue with a cop if you don’t want to get killed."
"Don’t walk home by yourself if you don’t want to get raped."
Victim blaming 101: Everyone should live in fear from ever doing anything.
|—||Sending Light, Brooke (via olivia-ross)|
Thank you for teaching me to power through not only my own insecurities, but anything that stands in my way. Thank you for showing me by example that all people are created, and deserve to be treated equal. Thank you for being the only adult in my life to show me nothing but unconditional love and support. Thank you for raising me, Grandma.
trying to teach your friend how to ride a bike
are we allowed to ask WHY THIS PHOTO EXISTS?
This is the best link ever
what did I just …
OMG click the link!!!!
A feminist group based in Guangzhou, China staged an online protest against the sexual exploitation of women in the workplace, revealing a photograph with a message boldly written in red on a whiteboard behind them: “My vagina does not come free with my labor.” More words were written on the women’s thighs, reiterating: “Not freebies.”
The campaign was in response to a recent fatal rape case involving a 20-year-old woman at a state-owned company who was asked by her boss to a dinner. She was sexually assaulted by her boss’s friend and died as a result of her injuries.“Don’t ask your staff to provide part-time escort services. Women should only be asked to provide knowledge or technical skills in the workplace, but not other things,” says Ye Haiyan, an advocate of women’s and children’s rights.
Read more via The New York Times.
We’re on the Ford Alternative stage at Arts Beats and Eats in Royal Oak this Sunday afternoon at 2:15pm! Join us!
I took a shit in my grandma’s cat’s litterbox when I was like 13 and my whole family was wilding out trying to figure out why the cat took such a huge dump. Then they took her to the vet and we found out she has feline HIV so in a way, I helped her.
this story was wild from start to finish