The Right-Wing Mind - A Scary Place
TW: violence against women, misogyny elledark: Right-wing broadcaster Pete Santilli wants to shoot Hillary Clinton in the vagina. Let me just repeat that. This man says a woman should be shot in the vagina. So what does this tell us about the mindset of the right-wing, or at least this particular right-winger. Well, while Mr Santilli only thinks Obama should be shot, just an average generic...
alldownherback replied to your post: What do you think about teaching morality in… this made my damn day.
thecaptainsandthekings asked: What do you think about teaching morality in public elementary schools? What if the teacher's views conflict with that of parents?
When the Supreme Court decided to halt Florida...
If Tumblr Savior is blocking more than 40% of your posts from me, it’s time for an amiable unfollow. [I’m looking at you, Doctor Who/Sherlock/Homestuck fans who are part time politics bloggers - sorry.]
commiekinkshamer: i have no problem with pointing out that anyone of any gender can be an abuser, rapist, pedophile etc because that’s absolutely true. but the problem with always emphasizing “yes but it happens to everyone, not just women (or people of colour, or trans* people, etc)!” is that it depoliticizes the issue. violence is not an accident, it is reflective of social power relations...
When I read stories about disability scams [such as the recent Disney debacle] I...– “Misplaced Outrage: On the Disney disability controversy” | Bad Cripple » … In addition to a stunning level of ignorance about disability in general, I have an additional concern. As noted in my previous post about the Disney is the emergence of able bodied outrage. Here I refer to a multitude...
Why aren't more people freaking out about the new...
bluandorange: monetizeyourcat: dancepunksnotdead: You know, the one that gives housewives/full-time mothers a pension— wages for housework? It’s ONLY A HUGE VICTORY FOR FEMINISM, SOCIALISM, AND WOMEN OF COLOR. Not a big deal or anything. Tumblr is mysteriously silent about this. http://rabble.ca/columnists/2013/05/venezuelas-new-labour-law-best-mothers-day-gift holy shit! fucking COOL
List of nicknames used by George W. Bush -... →
vaporheart: the most incredible list of things in the world HOW WAS THIS MAN ALLOWED TO LEAD THE COUNTRY? Oh wait he didn’t Dick Cheney did.
If you are reading this in the United States or Canada, whose land are you on,...– Qwo-Li Driskill (Cherokee), “Doubleweaving Two-Spirit Critiques: Building Alliances between Native and Queer Studies” (via nepantlastrategies)
Seeing a post on you dash and going to reblog only to realize it’s from you and your queue is so backed up you don’t even remember it.
That Giant Sucking Sound...it's the Oligarchs →
silvia243: The oligarchs are sucking dry America’s middle and working class, while the rest of us are being left to feed off of their crumbs. “Let’s start off by looking at the Koch Brothers. Each of the Koch brothers saw his investments grow by a staggering $6 billion last year, which, if you do the math, means that they each made about $3 million per hour last year, based on a 40-hour...
Here’s the thing. Men in our culture have been socialized to believe that their...– Why You Shouldn’t Tell That Random Girl On The Street That She’s Hot » Brute Reason (via brute-reason)
The real scandal is that: The IRS has interpreted our tax laws to allow big...– Robert Reich (via azspot)
That the Obama administration is now repeatedly declaring that the ‘war on...– Washington gets explicit: its ‘war on terror’ is permanent | Glenn Greenwald (via theamericanbear) this is some 1984 shit (via kittiesinqueerland)
"Five things everyone should know about U.S.... →
1. The US incarcerates more people per capita than any other nation in the world: Approximately 1 in 100 adults or more than 2.2 million people are behind bars in the US, according to the Pew Center on the States. In addition, another 4.6 million (or a total of almost 7 million) people live under some form of correctional supervision. Although the US is widely recognised as a “land of...
gingersalt: So I find myself in a very complicated and unpleasant situation that I may need financial help with. Due to personal issues with my parents, I’ve been living with my girlfriend at her mother’s house for a while. Unfortunately that seems like it will no longer be an option. Because of his homophobia or general unexplained dislike of me, my girlfriend’s father is essentially having me...
I’m going to start out with a short public service announcement for men who are...– SEXPress :: You Might Not Want To Put That Life-like Dildo In Your GF’s Butt Read the rest of this. It’s fantastic advice. (via muchadoabouthumping)
Book idea: female serial killer who only targets abusers, drifting from place to place, carrying out justice and making it look like an accident
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narunfiltered: Cinema Melbourne, AUS NOTE: Two white boys, about the age of 12-13 had been complained about by several customers saying rude slurs, and throwing food, they had been warned about continuing their behavior would result in removal of the cinema without a refund. Another customer had just came up to my co-worker complaining about them so she went to kick them out. Co-worker: Could...
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If gun culture is going to be the foundation for the kind of gun politics we...– Chris Hayes (via msnbc)
UN report finds Canada not doing enough to stop... →
idlenomore: nitanahkohe: Canada needs a national strategy to combat violence against indigenous women and girls, says a United Nations summary report on human rights. The United Nations Human Rights Council has adopted the report on the Universal Periodic Review of Canada’s human rights record, which included recommendations from several countries. The report, released in Geneva today,...
Participants rated their sexual orientation on a 10-point scale, ranging from...– New study indicates homophobia is often a result of repressed homosexual feelings, validating what Freud posited in his concept of “reaction formation,” in which we lash out against others’ expressions of what we loathe in ourselves. (via explore-blog)
Mitt Romney's resume:
…something which most people don’t want to admit many men feel: that they have...– Source: How to be hostile for men and women (via zeeblebum)
[F]or the first several years the SAT was offered, males scored higher than...– “Gender Bias in College Admissions Tests”, FairTest.org And then people urge me everything is fine, of course it is, when you’re ignoring statistics that is. (via cwnl)
'There have been some very notable SNL alums who... →
Regarding Frozen, Disney, and Computer Animation.
disneyforprincesses: jhenne-bean: haildisney: So basically I just wanted to talk about how people are complaining about Disney. About their title changes, character designs, and more specifically, about Frozen. All Disney is getting is complaints about how bad Anna looks, how bad the story is, how bad the title is, and this negativity is really pissing me off! Why can’t y’all just wait until...