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Reblog if you think gay marriage should be legal.

someonesaveme420:

sunset-oracle:

takeflightlittlebird:

cccuunnnt:

the-legend-of-hetalia:

awindowtothewest:

the-queen-of-anchors:

HOLY FUCK THE NOTES.

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HOLY SHIT LOOK AT THE NOTES

reblog EVERY TIME THIS IS ON YOUR DASH .

If you follow me and you don’t reblog this, we’re gonna have a little issue.

I will 500% judge you if you don’t Reblog

More people reblogged this than there are in my state??

Hey let’s do thisimage

REBLOG I TELL YOU

(Source: inthemidstofmonsters)

If folks can fund their own giant robots and win political office, what's stopping Beyonce? Would entertainers be barred? What will the schwarzenegger gundam look like? Will the Wu Tang clan have a gundam? Crowd funded fandom Gundams? You've opened a can of worms here sir.

blacksupervillain:

anadalusjack:

finaldisciple:

anadalusjack:

blacksupervillain:

I dunno how much a gundam would cost but I don’t think the wu-tang clan could afford one.

let’s say a minimum half billion dollars.

HALF A BILLION? HALF A BILLION?

THE FUCK GON HAVE A GUNDAM THEN?

NOBODY

WTF

Let’s talk engineering! Toyota spent 1 billion dollars between 83 and 89 on the prototype for Lexus FS.  It took: 60 designers, 24 engineering teams, 1,400 engineers, 2,300 technicians, 220 support workers, approximately 450 prototypes to get the first Lexus right.  So lets say Gundamium was easy to get to.  Half a billion in today’s dollars sounds good.

Crowd funding tho… Could you imagine a Tumblr or Reddit Gundam?

THE TUMBLR GUNDAM IS USING ITS SIGNATURE MOVE:

PROBLEMATIC

model # tmbl-OUR FAVE

blacksupervillain:

I dunno how we can demand to be recognized as BLACK people

but cringe at the notion of BLACK movies or BLACK art

imaginethedarkerside:

dunflower:

u know someone is having a rough day when their favorite song plays and they don’t sing along

No one will understand how much this just broke my heart.

blacksupervillain:

I literally just watched ethnic notions so this is in my head

we are barely a century removed from the popularization of minstrel shows

there are so many factors which go into why white people don’t want to see us

and a lot of that has to do with not wanting to see us outside of their narrow stereotypes

I guarantee if someone made a movie about a shucking and jiving negro eating watermelon they’d pack the house (yes I know this is what bamboozled about)

→ http://blacksupervillain.tumblr.com/post/97576396234/it-makes-me-mad-when-i-have-an-idea-that-gets-shit

blacksupervillain:

It makes me mad when I have an idea that gets shit on that people have written books about

I had this whole thing in my thesis about how Faulkner utilized Haiti as a staging ground for white masculine power and my thesis advisor told me it was unclear and that I needed to take it out (I didn’t…

nopejuststop:

nopejuststop:

nopejuststop:

My baby called me and told me she is running for Vice President, and wanted to read me her speech.

I couldn’t be more proud of her.

So they had the election and she didn’t win, her little heart is so broken. It’s ok though, when she’s changing the world and becomes the president of this fucked up ass country she’ll look back on this. Win or lose I’m my baby’s biggest fan

Would you guys mind doing me a favor? I normally wouldn’t ask you all to do this but would you reblog this so I can show my sister? All of the notes will count as all the votes she didn’t get. I just want her to feel better and I think this would warm her little heart.

iamokaybymyself:

ikusaba:

supersmashkev:

this is on a level that i cannot reach

this is teen nick sitcom level

this was literally an episode of that’s so raven.

(Source: ridge)

→ GoFundMe bans all content “relating to” abortion — leaves antiabortion campaigns active

lolbatty:

yungmethuselah:

Fuck them, for real. Nobody with half a conscience should be using them anymore, not after this, not after their Darren Wilson bullshit.

Do not use GoFundMe.

Blacklisting GoFundMe for their refusal to support women’s reproductive rights, as well as endorsing a MURDERER. 

(Source: seriouslyamerica)

→ http://btgwpersonalblog.tumblr.com/post/97576918519/missvoltairine-i-think-as-someone-who-has

missvoltairine:

I think - as someone who has experienced getting a lot of shit from gay and lesbian people, including people trying to get me fired from my job because being bi made me “not queer enough” to work at the LGBT bookstore, and harassment in my place of work - that there really is…

tolovemykinks:

ghostbabie:

literarygingerfox:

ghostbabie:

literarygingerfox:

This suggests that Nicki Minaj also wrote little bits and pieces of “Baby Got Back.” Which would be impressive… except it’s a lie. LIES NICKI MINAJ.

tumblr user literarygingerfox deadass doesn’t know what sampling is smh

I do. I’m also aware that she said every word she spits is hers. I’ve chosen to take her literally. Which makes her wrong.

tumblr user literarygingerfox thinks that Nicki Minaj playing a recording of Sir Mix-A-Lot’s actual voice in her song is the same thing as Nicki Minaj spitting her own verses. tumblr user literarygingerfox deadass doesn’t know what sampling is.

Lol ^^^

(Source: lion)

trancie:

misssuzyvalentine:

edgysatsuma:

fozmeadows:

whataboutthemenses:

blackamazon:

facebooksexism:

breewriteswords:

pleatedjeans:

The mayor of Mississauga, Canada is a badass. via

Hazel McCallion, everbody.

92 years old,

34 years in office,

$0 in debt

$700 million in reserve

Eight prime ministers

One truck.

But women aren’t strong leaders… OH WAIT.

Now I’m sure somebody’s gonna tell me something but

  • supports a Palestinian state
  • supports Aids CHarities
  • told her city well if we cant get money y’all need to pay taxes and maintains a 76 approval rating
  • nick named Hurricane Hazel
  • and is so boss lady that she don’t run she’ tells  folks to give that money to charity

I will always reblog this lady.

This woman is officially my new hero.

In regards to the flooding in the GTA yesterday, she apparently said that she hasn’t seen rain like that since her neighbour Noah was building a boat.

New hero in life. 

I want her and Peggylene Bartels to co-captain THE WORLD

chadleymacguff:

accidentalslut:

jcoleknowsbest:

kemeticballbuster:

str8 men are more accepted in queer spaces than fat gays

*WELP*

This is unfortunately accurate

THE MOST ACCURATE

→ Depression Quest Donations!

ohdeargodbees:

For the time that Depression Quest was released on Feb 14th, 2013 until August 11th of this year, our website was stating that a portion of the proceeds of the pay-what-you-want version would go to iFred. We have donated at least $698 to iFred, though I know a number of folks have been…

kay-is-for-kookie:

interactyouth:

The following intersex FAQ was compiled by the members of Inter/Act. It is intended to be a living document that we will continue to tweak, change, add-to and subtract from. Please feel free to reference it, re-blog it, and ask us questions (on tumblr or at inter.act@aiclegal.org)

What is intersex?

Intersex is an umbrella term that describes people born with intersex conditions or DSD (Differences of Sex Development). There are over 30 different conditions that cause intersex people to have physical differences inside and/or outside their bodies, making their sex neither purely male or female. Biology class has always taught us that sex is merely black and white, “male” or “female,” but now we know that’s not true. There are a lot of awesome gray areas in the middle!

What are some intersex conditions?

There are over many conditions that fall under the intersex umbrella including, but not limited to: Androgen Insensitivity Syndrome (AIS), Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia, Klinefelter Syndrome, Hypospadias, Mayer-Rokitansky-Küster-Hauser Syndrome (MRKH), Swyer Syndrome, Turner Syndrome, 5-Alpha Reductase Deficiency. Please see the ISNA (Intersex Society of North America) website for more information on specific conditions.

How common are intersex people?

Intersex people are about 1-2% of the population, or 1 in every 2,000 people. That’s as common as natural born redheads! We’re not rare, just invisible.

So how come I’ve never heard of intersex before?

The intersex community has a long history of shame and secrecy, for so many reasons. For starters, many doctors have told patients that they’ll never meet anyone like themselves. Sometimes they’ll even tell them not to talk about their conditions to anyone! On top of that, doctors and parents often try to “fix” intersex kid’s bodies with unnecessary surgeries, trying to make them fit into their idea of “normal.” Not to mention each condition is different, so educating the general public is hard when there is so much information to talk about.

It sounds like intersex conditions can be hard to care for!

They can be. Finding a good doctor that you can really connect with is so important for intersex people. Sometimes doctors don’t know the best way to handle each specific person. We all need to be informed about our bodies, our options, and the research that’s been done so we can make the best decisions possible. Making an informed decision is the most important thing an intersex person can do, so please don’t rush into anything.

How does gender fit into intersex?

Not quite as simply as you might think! Intersex relates to biological sex and a person’s genetic traits, internal and external reproductive organs, hormones, and secondary sex characteristics. Gender is more about the way somebody feels or identifies. This means intersex individuals identify as female, male, man, woman, or a multitude of identities just as non-intersex individuals do. Some examples include genderqueer, agender, third gender, two-spirit, and the list doesn’t end there.  It’s important to remember that gender is fluid, not stagnant, possibly alternating its course during a person’s journey

How does intersex differ from transgender?

Intersex is often confused with transgender, but they are actually very different things. Intersex is when your biological sex doesn’t neatly fit into the male/female binary, but transgender is when you feel as if your assigned sex does not match your gender identity. Someone can be both intersex and transgender!

What terms can I use to talk about intersex people?

Intersex and DSD are the two current terms that most people use interchangeably. However, they both are controversial for different people.  Some of our youth feel more comfortable with DSD as it might be the only term they are familiar with, while others prefer intersex over DSD. All intersex folks have the right to self define themselves at any particular point in their journey. It’s better for people to come to their own conclusions about how they want to identify, rather than be told or pushed into identifying a certain way. If you don’t know how someone identifies, feel free to ask!

Can I use the word hermaphrodite?

No. Hermaphrodite is a harmful term that is widely considered a slur, please don’t use it. It’s a stigmatizing word that people associate with having both sets of working genetalia, which is rarely possible in humans, if at all. Some intersex folk have started reclaiming the term, but that is for them to decide and use, not for you.

What are some other terms I should know?

Ambiguous Genitalia - Genitalia that doesn’t look clearly “male” or “female.” However, no genitals look the same, and nobody’s genitalia is “ambiguous.” It’s all just genitals!

Dyadic - Some intersex people have started using dyadic to describe those who are not intersex (meaning, they fit the “male” or “female” binary)

Cisgender- When a person’s gender identity matches their assigned sex. For example, a person assigned female at birth and identifies as a woman is considered cisgender. This term can get confusing with intersex individuals - some use it, some don’t.

HRT (Hormone Replacement Therapy)  - This is an important tool in an intersex person’s tool box. HRT ensures that an intersex person’s physical and emotional health needs are properly maintained. If someone’s hormone needs (for things like development, body regulation, or bone growth) aren’t being met, they may go on HRT to figure out the best hormone levels for their bodies.

Informed Consent - This term gets thrown a lot, especially when talking about surgeries of intersex people. Basically, it means that nobody should be operated on without their full knowledge of circumstances, repercussions, reasoning, etc. For example, babies and children are too young to fully understand and give informed consent.

Preferred Pronouns - Many people (intersex or otherwise) don’t identify as a binary gender, especially when their bodies don’t line up in a typical binary box. Ask someone what their preferred gender pronoun is. They’ll love you for it!

What are some other intersex resources?

We have an ever-growing list of resources on our page. Please check there for more information on support groups or legal help.

What can you do as an ally?

Call out others when they say harmful things. Be our advocates where you can, but also give us a chance to educate. Don’t speak over an intersex person, as chances are we’re a lot more familiar with these issues than you are. Listen and try to understand our stories, as we’re pretty incredible people. :)

Some additional thoughts about the So how come I’ve never heard of intersex before? section:

In addition to the shame and secrecy mentioned, in some cases in the past (I don’t know if this is still happening, I hope it’s not) doctors know about intersex conditions, and maybe even “fix” them, but don’t tell the parents for one reason or another. It’s also worth noting that for many people without visible intersex conditions (and even some with), these aren’t “diagnosed” until later in life. Some intersex people are also lumped in as trans by their doctors, even though that’s not necessarily the right way to approach it for everyone.

Also, many (not all!) intersex people do not consider it a medical condition or disorder, but rather see it as being along the spectrum of sex. This is why some people prefer intersex, while some people prefer DSD.

On the gender identity section, don’t forget about intergender! This is a nonbinary gender identity intended specifically for intersex people! (I remember hearing this was coined by indonintersex but I may be wrong? You can also find it mentioned in the actuallyintersex FAQs.)