Cities that broke up Occupy camps now face... →
fuckyeahmarxismleninism: Most major Occupy encampments have been dispersed, but they live on in a flurry of lawsuits in which protesters are asserting their constitutional rights to free speech and assembly and challenging authorities’ mass arrests and use of force to break up tent cities. Lawyers representing protesters have filed lawsuits — or are planning them — in state and federal courts...
I hope that in this year to come, you make mistakes. Because if you are making...– http://journal.neilgaiman.com/2011/12/my-new-year-wish.html (via neil-gaiman)
The useless days will add up to something. The shitty waitressing jobs. The...– DEAR SUGAR, The Rumpus Advice Column #64: Tiny Beautiful Things - The Rumpus.net (via leopoldgursky)
Gigantic Pet Peeve:
thisgingersnapsback: People saying Oh my god I’m so OCD about that kind of thing. Ha. I say “I’m so OCD” without the “that kind of thing”. It’s true. It’s bad.
Aaron and I are going to go eat delicious ihop.
thisgingersnapsback: Then we’re going to come back home and I’m probably going to get hogtied and spanked and then wonderful sex will take place and it will be a joyous occasion. #JUST MAKING SURE EVERYONE KNOWS HOW MUCH I LOVE ME SOME SEX #FEMINIST WHO LOVES SEX WHAT THE FUCK IS THIS RIGHT? Well this sounds delightful. <3
Whether there is a sexism problem within the atheist community is really not up...– “You Are Awful, Too,” Kate Harding Click through to read the whole thing; it’s great. (via unknowablewoman)
No wonder some women are unconsciously passive aggressive when expressing anger,...– Why Women Aren’t Crazy (via lagrandefille) I hate when people claim that women are crazy or complicated or don’t know what they want because fuck you. When a woman is vocal about her opinions, desires, feelings, you call her a bitch or crazy or hysterical. Women have been taught that the only way...
brilliantbones: Reasons to say ‘fuck you’ to the Salvation Army. kiriamaya: strawberryfaerie: “The Salvation Army has refused assistance to gay couples unless they break up and “go straight”, Muslim families who refuse to attend “Christian Bible classes”, kids who can’t prove their immigration status, and more.” Admittedly, i only skimmed the article, but this quote alone...
Partying on New Year's Eve?
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Underreported Stories of 2011
thenoobyorker: joshsternberg: Yesterday, Current started a series of the 5 Underreported Stories of 2011. The first one was about child homelessness rates in the U.S. Today’s story is how the U.S. military is propagating pro-U.S propaganda around the world through deceptive social media tactics. The Guardian reports: the U.S. military awarded a $2.76 million contract to Ntrepid, a...
I want everything about you tattooed onto my skin. your birthday. your middle...– Anon. (via spycnsweet)
I decided this year to give HRC stickers to the...
dbizzle: Screw an iphone, I’m so pissed I didn’t get a onesie for Christmas. I just want one item of clothing that is both a shirt and pants, is that too much to ask?! God, I have an awful family. Never celebrating Christmas again~~~~ CARINA I AM SORRY I DID NOT GET YOU A ONESIE FOR CHRISTMAS. I HOPE YOU FORGIVE ME.
I really should be packing...
but I just want to stay in bed with Steven and tumbl.
Racism, like all forms of bigotry, is what it claims to oppose—victimology. The...– Ta-Nehisi Coates, Ron Paul’s Shaggy Defense Besides being unapologetically racist, Ron Paul is just as mendacious and venal as any other politician, kids. He vehemently defended the racist newsletters and repeated their bullshit until it became politically inconvenient for him. He’s just a total...
Using ‘gay and lesbian’ as a phrase that’s supposed to include the whole queer...– Lindasusan Ulrich, bisexual-identified LGBTQ+ activist and principal author & editor of the 2011 San Francisco Human Rights Commission report “Bisexual Invisibility: Impacts and Recommendations” (via bialogue-group)