To protest a bill that would require women to undergo an ultrasound before...– Huff Po (via rachelfershleiser) This is the most beautiful thing. Can we send her flowers? (via jaimealyse) BOOM. (via nerdysouth) I think I love you, Janet Howell. (via panamanianmoon) Seems only fair. (via nefariousnewt) All hail the queen. (via powerlesbian)
Smart comedy” doesn’t mean that it will make you smarter, but rather that it...– What The Community Hiatus Says About The Current World Of Television (via robot-heart)
new wave feminism: ethikearete: Dutch move closer... →
ethikearete: Dutch move closer to banning the burka The government is confident that by citing public-order concerns, the legislation will not breach the European Convention on Human Rights. Leyla Cakir, head of Muslim women’s organization Al Nisa, said she was surprised and…
NYPD Officer Admits To Abusing Power When... →
socialismartnature: Wow, what a surprise. A cop doing something racist. === NYPD officer, Michael Daragjati, 32, “pleaded guilty in Brooklyn federal court to misusing his authority as a police officer to intentionally violate a [Black] man’s civil rights,” reports the New York Post. On January 24, Daragjati admitted that he fabricated charges when he arrested the man in April of 2011. ...
Freddie Mac Betting Against Struggling Homeowners... →
socialismartnature: As long as the government is controlled by finance capitalists, it will invariably come to be used as a tool to repress and oppress working people … === Freddie Mac, a taxpayer-owned mortgage company, is supposed to make homeownership easier. One thing that makes owning a home more affordable is getting a cheaper mortgage. But Freddie Mac has invested billions of...
School suspends cancer survivor teen over hair he... →
socialismartnature: Such a bigoted and conservative society. Even irrationally so. === A Michigan teen who survived a bout with leukemia has been suspended from school over the length of his long hair, which he is planning to donate. The Detroit News reports that 17-year-old J.T. Gaskins has been growing out his hair since last summer in order to donate it to the Locks of Love charity....
Yeah! How you like me now, F.E.C.? I’m rolling seven digits deep! I got 99...– Stephen Colbert, in a Federal Elections Commission filing for his super PAC. (via officialssay)
I DREAM OF FAINT MEMORIES: Seriously though, I... →
cyberterrorist: I wish I had that as a kid. I wish I was able to look up to a Latina princess or a Latina superhero. I wish I was able to play with brown skinned, dark haired dolls instead of the blue eyed, blonde ones. I know to some people it doesn’t seem like a big deal, but trust me,…
Hit like a girl.
wonderarity: Every time I see this panel, I’m like, BITCH PLEASE. Carry on hitting like a girl, ladies.
These (GOP) debates… they have jumped the shark. Because last night — I swear to...– BILL MAHER, Real Time (via inothernews)
Socialism Art Nature: Transgender people banned... →
socialismartnature: http://chrismilloy.ca/2012/01/transgender-people-are-completely-banned-from-boarding-airplanes-in-canada/ === The shit hit the fan in the trans blogosphere last night, when it came to light that there is a disturbing new section in the Identity Screening Regulations used in…
Brave youth Jessica Ahlquist still under fire →
Throughout these proceedings, Jessica has been harassed and bullied by both students and community. She also receives threats from the internet. Her Twitter account was overwhelmed with negative comments; her Facebook was also filled with hatred. Someone even made a public Facebook page harassing her. Local florists even refused to deliver to her household. Full article at:...