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Just so you know the oldest person in America is a black woman living in Detroit named Jeralean Talley. That’s right - she was born in 1899. That’s three centuries she’s lived in. She was on  bowling team till she was 104. She still goes to church. This woman saw prohibition, women’s suffrage, the civil rights movement, two world wars, a list of other dumb shit, all the way to the birth of the internet and of her great-great grandson, a child who’s 14 months old.

Incredible

This is great

And to think, she only looks like she 83 for real for real.

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Just so you know the oldest person in America is a black woman living in Detroit named Jeralean Talley. That’s right - she was born in 1899. That’s three centuries she’s lived in. She was on  bowling team till she was 104. She still goes to church. This woman saw prohibition, women’s suffrage, the civil rights movement, two world wars, a list of other dumb shit, all the way to the birth of the internet and of her great-great grandson, a child who’s 14 months old.

Incredible

This is great

And to think, she only looks like she 83 for real for real.

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linguisticky:

Here is a map based on Ethnologue data which more or less shows country size based on the number of indigenous languages still spoken there. As you can see, Papua New Guinea, Vanuatu, Nigeria and Cameroon are blown way out of proportion, whereas countries like Korea and New Zealand almost disappear. It’s also nice to see Timor-Leste make an appearance on a global map, since it’s usually too small for anyone to notice.
I’d be interested to see a similar map for number of indigenous languages pre British/Spanish/Portuguese etc colonisation. Australia would be a lot bigger, as would the US, Canada, Argentina, Chile and others. This map isn’t just measuring linguistic diversity, but also how efficient colonisers were at wiping out languages (and people). Of course, since Ethnologue is mainly concerned with cataloging living languages, the data set isn’t as readily available.
Worldmapper actually has a whole series of language maps, showing where certain language speakers are throughout the world in the same way. Don’t look at it if you’re meant to be writing a paper or something - you could spend a lot of time there.
[As an aside, I’d like to point out (as usual) that Pacific central maps make much more sense just because there isn’t too much in the Atlantic Ocean. All these Euro-central maps end up chopping Pacific nations in half, which is really only obvious in this kind of map with poor Vanuatu. I mean, maybe we’d have to sever Greenland, but that somehow seems less mean.]

linguisticky:

Here is a map based on Ethnologue data which more or less shows country size based on the number of indigenous languages still spoken there. As you can see, Papua New Guinea, Vanuatu, Nigeria and Cameroon are blown way out of proportion, whereas countries like Korea and New Zealand almost disappear. It’s also nice to see Timor-Leste make an appearance on a global map, since it’s usually too small for anyone to notice.

I’d be interested to see a similar map for number of indigenous languages pre British/Spanish/Portuguese etc colonisation. Australia would be a lot bigger, as would the US, Canada, Argentina, Chile and others. This map isn’t just measuring linguistic diversity, but also how efficient colonisers were at wiping out languages (and people). Of course, since Ethnologue is mainly concerned with cataloging living languages, the data set isn’t as readily available.

Worldmapper actually has a whole series of language maps, showing where certain language speakers are throughout the world in the same way. Don’t look at it if you’re meant to be writing a paper or something - you could spend a lot of time there.

[As an aside, I’d like to point out (as usual) that Pacific central maps make much more sense just because there isn’t too much in the Atlantic Ocean. All these Euro-central maps end up chopping Pacific nations in half, which is really only obvious in this kind of map with poor Vanuatu. I mean, maybe we’d have to sever Greenland, but that somehow seems less mean.]

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logicd:

Teach men not to rape? Teach women not to make false rape claims and ruin peoples lives. And not to lie. Or overreact. Or destroy other peoples property. Or encourage and praise other women who do it.

HOW ABOUT NO. HOW ABOUT YOU QUIT LOOKING FOR EXCUSES TO ALWAYS BLAME THE WOMAN AND TAKE FAULT FROM THE MAN. HOW ABOUT WE TEACH OUR SONS TO RESPECT WOMEN, AND HOW ABOUT WE QUIT USING CASES LIKE THIS TO VALIDATE MEN RAPING WOMEN AND GETTING AWAY WITH IT. HOW ABOUT THE NUMBER OF CASES IN WHICH A WOMAN’S BODY WAS ACTUALLY VIOLATED SO INCREDIBLY OUTWEIGH CASES OF FALSELY REPORTED RAPE THAT IT’S NOT EVEN FUNNY. HOW ABOUT YOU JUST SHUT THE FUCK UP BECAUSE YOU OBVIOUSLY HAVE NO FUCKING CLUE WHAT YOU’RE EVEN TALKING ABOUT, YOU MISOGYNISTIC RAPE-CULTURE PROMOTING ASSHOLE. 

^
I peed.

False rape accusations hurt actual rape victims you thickheaded egghead.

ARE YOU GOING TO DISREGARD HOW SHE DESTROYED HIS PRIVATE PROPERTY AND CHEATED ON HIM THE MONTH BEFORE?

"HOW ABOUT NO. HOW ABOUT YOU QUIT LOOKING FOR EXCUSES TO ALWAYS BLAME THE WOMAN AND TAKE FAULT FROM THE MAN. HOW ABOUT WE TEACH OUR SONS TO RESPECT WOMEN, AND HOW ABOUT WE QUIT USING CASES LIKE THIS TO VALIDATE MEN RAPING WOMEN AND GETTING AWAY WITH IT. HOW ABOUT THE NUMBER OF CASES IN WHICH A WOMAN’S BODY WAS ACTUALLY VIOLATED SO INCREDIBLY OUTWEIGH CASES OF FALSELY REPORTED RAPE THAT IT’S NOT EVEN FUNNY. HOW ABOUT YOU JUST SHUT THE FUCK UP BECAUSE YOU OBVIOUSLY HAVE NO FUCKING CLUE WHAT YOU’RE EVEN TALKING ABOUT, YOU MISOGYNISTIC RAPE-CULTURE PROMOTING ASSHOLE. "
How about you stop living in fairyland where all women are flawless princesses and men are all big bad evil rapers? False rape cases don’t invalidate actual rape cases, false rape accusers invalidate actual rape cases. Sit the fuck down, because

In 1989, Gary Dotson became the United States’ first innocent prisoner to be exonerated through DNA evidence. Dotson had already served 10 years of a 25-50 year sentence for aggravated kidnapping and rape. Although his accuser recanted her story in 1985 and said she made it up to cover a sexual encounter with her boyfriend, a judge refused to order a new trial, saying that the complainant’s original testimony was more convincing than her recantation. In 1988, Dotson’s defense attorney conducted previously unavailable DNA tests, which ultimately proved his innocence. An innocent man served 10 years for a crime he didn’t commit, and which even his accuser admitted never even happened.  One study shows that between 1989 and 2003, 328 men and women convicted of rape were exonerated; over half of those had already served 10 or more years of their sentence, despite their innocence.
False rape accusations are serious, potentially destroying the lives of the accused.  While some organizations show that only 2% of rape claims are unfounded, other research shows false rape claims to be as high as 43%.  The FBI’s 1996 Uniform Crime Report states that 8% of forcible rape claims are unfounded, compared with the 2% average for all other crimes.  The FBI statistic only accounts for forcible rape charges determined to be false through investigation.  It does not take into consideration the number of other false sexual assault claims or the number of accusations recanted or dismissed at trial.
Locally, the OSBI reported 1,453 rape offenses in Oklahoma in 2008.  If the FBI statistic that 8% of rape claims are unfounded holds true, that means there are potentially 116 Oklahomans wrongfully accused and convicted of rape each year.
Some victims’ advocates claim that women don’t lie about rape; however, recent high-profile cases have proven that to be untrue.  Kobe Bryant, Ben Roethlisberger, and the Duke Lacrosse team represent only a few of the incidents of false allegations of rape that have received national media attention.
Some reasons accusers lie about being rape include:
spite or revenge
an alibi for their own sexual encounters
a ploy for sympathy or attention
regret over sexual indiscretions
(http://oklahoma-criminal-defense.com/blog/2010/04/falsely-accused-false-rape-allegations/)
'Bullied to death' for daring to stand up to drug dealers: Schoolboy, 16, died after he was falsely accused of raping a girl by yobs who terrorised his neighbourhood(http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2517975/Schoolboy-16-killed-falsely-accused-tying-girl-tree-raping-her.html)
Nurse jailed for 22 months after falsely accusing her grandfather of raping her as a child in order to claim inheritance cash (http://www.dailyrecord.co.uk/news/crime/nurse-jailed-22-months-after-2995382)
Mich. woman gets prison for false rape report(http://www.boston.com/news/nation/2014/01/17/mich-woman-false-rape-case-get-sentence/iGYv9vzjki3Z4bH85TYgPM/story.html) Brian Banks, Jailed On False Rape Charge, Sees Dream Come True As Atlanta Falcons Sign Him(http://www.laweekly.com/informer/2013/04/03/brian-banks-jailed-on-false-rape-charge-sees-dream-come-true-as-atlanta-falcons-sign-him) GREELEY — A former University of Northern Colorado student who was banned from campus because of a false accusation of rape is now suing his accuser.(http://www.denverpost.com/news/ci_11973765)
Don’t falsely accuse someone of rape, get compensated for it, recant your statement and then expect a school district not to come for the money they gave you. Wanetta Gibson, the woman who accused Brian Banks of rape, is learning this the hard way.(http://www.clutchmagonline.com/2013/04/wanetta-gibson-lawsuit-school-sues-woman-over-false-rape-accusation/)
Virginia Woman Falsely Accuses Man Of Rape And Sends Him Away For Four Years Before Recanting … Given Just 60 Days In Jail To Be Served On Weekends(http://jonathanturley.org/2013/08/20/virginia-woman-falsely-accuses-man-of-rape-and-sends-him-away-for-four-years-before-recanting-given-just-60-days-in-jail-to-be-served-on-weekends/)
Hawkins’ arrest came after Jennifer Valenta, 28, of Wilber told authorities she was raped by four men, including Hawkins. Investigators later determined her injuries from the alleged attack were self-inflicted, and she admitted to fabricating the rape. She pleaded no contest to evidence tampering, false reporting and attempted prostitution and was sentenced earlier this year to 32 to 60 months in prison.(http://journalstar.com/news/local/911/court-dismisses-nebraska-man-s-false-rape-lawsuit/article_ff0a3fe8-6fbe-528e-b877-89ea123bf4b0.html)
A Canfield couple has sued the city of Canfield and some of its police officers and brass and an assistant Mahoning County prosecutor for at least $5 million in federal court, saying their 11-year daughter was maliciously prosecuted and falsely imprisoned on rape charges, of which she was later acquitted.(http://www.vindy.com/news/2013/apr/24/federal-lawsuit-states-canfield-girl—fa/)
A Wymore man wrongfully accused of sexual assault is asking for a jury trial to assess damages done by Gage County and several sheriff’s deputies.(http://www.cotwa.info/2013/01/wymore-man-sues-after-false-rape.html)
Copperfield, 53, heralded Carroll’s arrest as proof that the woman was a liar and a gold-digger, interested only in extorting money from Copperfield and cashing in on her allegations. In a statement prepared after consulting with their client, Copperfield attorneys Patty Eakes and Angelo Calfo on Tuesday said Carroll “admitted to lying to police about the rape because she had to. Her lies were caught on tape, so she plea-bargained her way out of a jail sentence. “Her guilty plea shows that her claim that she was blacked out was nothing more than another Lacey Carroll hoax,” they said. “Now she’s a convicted liar; she’s a disgrace to women who have been truly victimized.” (http://www.davidcopperfieldsetstherecordstraight.com/)
The Aftermath of the Duke Lacrosse Rape Case(http://www.washingtonmonthly.com/college_guide/blog/the_aftermath_of_the_duke_lacr.php)
Man Awarded $852,000 in Civil Court After Ex-Wife Falsely Accuses Him of Sexual Abuse(http://www.shrink4men.com/2011/08/16/man-awarded-852000-in-civil-court-after-ex-wife-falsely-accuses-him-of-sexual-abuse/)
The family of a 16-year-old girl who accused a Highland Park High School senior of raping her responded Monday to his family’s defamation lawsuit, saying it was “replete with nasty allegations designed to embarrass and cause distress.”(http://www.dallasnews.com/news/community-news/park-cities/headlines/20130429-girls-family-countersues-after-facing-defamation-suit-for-rape-allegations.ece)
(http://topics.nytimes.com/top/reference/timestopics/subjects/f/false_arrests_convictions_and_imprisonments/index.html)
 The blogosphere is abuzz with controversy over a Beaverton, Oregon’s judge’s sentencing of a 19-year-old woman for filing false rape charges.(http://www.outsidethebeltway.com/oregon_teen_sentenced_for_false_rape_charge/)
A University’s Shame: How Brown betrayed one of its students(http://brown-spectator.com/2012/05/a-universitys-shame-how-brown-betrayed-one-of-its-students/) Park Si Hoo Is Cleared Of All Charges Stemming From Anti-Defamation Lawsuit Filed By The CEO Of His Former Talent Agency(http://www.kpopstarz.com/articles/35307/20130722/park-si-hoo-lawsuit.htm) False accusation will cost woman $55,000(http://www.vcstar.com/news/2010/jan/02/55000-ordered-paid-for-false-accusation/) Husband falsely accused of child rape wins $1.2 million from ex-spouse(http://mkg4583.wordpress.com/2009/08/23/husband-falsely-accused-of-child-rape-wins-1-2-million-from-ex-spouse/)
Mohammad Asif: “I keep thinking, ‘I just dropped her off, she was just a normal passenger, why has she done that?” -accused by said passenger of raping her at knifepoint - would be in jail except was exonerated by voice recording app on hsi phone.
Soner Yasa: four drunk women reported to police that he had sexually assaulted them as a ploy to refuse to pay a $13 cab fare- Once again he’d be in jail if not for video surveillance in his cab.  Over $13
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Jafar

all hail Jafar. *bows*-the italian one

ughsocialjustice:

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logicd:

Teach men not to rape? Teach women not to make false rape claims and ruin peoples lives. And not to lie. Or overreact. Or destroy other peoples property. Or encourage and praise other women who do it.

HOW ABOUT NO. HOW ABOUT YOU QUIT LOOKING FOR EXCUSES TO ALWAYS BLAME THE WOMAN AND TAKE FAULT FROM THE MAN. HOW ABOUT WE TEACH OUR SONS TO RESPECT WOMEN, AND HOW ABOUT WE QUIT USING CASES LIKE THIS TO VALIDATE MEN RAPING WOMEN AND GETTING AWAY WITH IT. HOW ABOUT THE NUMBER OF CASES IN WHICH A WOMAN’S BODY WAS ACTUALLY VIOLATED SO INCREDIBLY OUTWEIGH CASES OF FALSELY REPORTED RAPE THAT IT’S NOT EVEN FUNNY. HOW ABOUT YOU JUST SHUT THE FUCK UP BECAUSE YOU OBVIOUSLY HAVE NO FUCKING CLUE WHAT YOU’RE EVEN TALKING ABOUT, YOU MISOGYNISTIC RAPE-CULTURE PROMOTING ASSHOLE. 

^image

I peed.

False rape accusations hurt actual rape victims you thickheaded egghead.

ARE YOU GOING TO DISREGARD HOW SHE DESTROYED HIS PRIVATE PROPERTY AND CHEATED ON HIM THE MONTH BEFORE?

"HOW ABOUT NO. HOW ABOUT YOU QUIT LOOKING FOR EXCUSES TO ALWAYS BLAME THE WOMAN AND TAKE FAULT FROM THE MAN. HOW ABOUT WE TEACH OUR SONS TO RESPECT WOMEN, AND HOW ABOUT WE QUIT USING CASES LIKE THIS TO VALIDATE MEN RAPING WOMEN AND GETTING AWAY WITH IT. HOW ABOUT THE NUMBER OF CASES IN WHICH A WOMAN’S BODY WAS ACTUALLY VIOLATED SO INCREDIBLY OUTWEIGH CASES OF FALSELY REPORTED RAPE THAT IT’S NOT EVEN FUNNY. HOW ABOUT YOU JUST SHUT THE FUCK UP BECAUSE YOU OBVIOUSLY HAVE NO FUCKING CLUE WHAT YOU’RE EVEN TALKING ABOUT, YOU MISOGYNISTIC RAPE-CULTURE PROMOTING ASSHOLE. "

How about you stop living in fairyland where all women are flawless princesses and men are all big bad evil rapers? False rape cases don’t invalidate actual rape cases, false rape accusers invalidate actual rape cases. Sit the fuck down, because

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In 1989, Gary Dotson became the United States’ first innocent prisoner to be exonerated through DNA evidence. Dotson had already served 10 years of a 25-50 year sentence for aggravated kidnapping and rape. Although his accuser recanted her story in 1985 and said she made it up to cover a sexual encounter with her boyfriend, a judge refused to order a new trial, saying that the complainant’s original testimony was more convincing than her recantation. In 1988, Dotson’s defense attorney conducted previously unavailable DNA tests, which ultimately proved his innocence. An innocent man served 10 years for a crime he didn’t commit, and which even his accuser admitted never even happened.  One study shows that between 1989 and 2003, 328 men and women convicted of rape were exonerated; over half of those had already served 10 or more years of their sentence, despite their innocence.

False rape accusations are serious, potentially destroying the lives of the accused.  While some organizations show that only 2% of rape claims are unfounded, other research shows false rape claims to be as high as 43%.  The FBI’s 1996 Uniform Crime Report states that 8% of forcible rape claims are unfounded, compared with the 2% average for all other crimes.  The FBI statistic only accounts for forcible rape charges determined to be false through investigation.  It does not take into consideration the number of other false sexual assault claims or the number of accusations recanted or dismissed at trial.

Locally, the OSBI reported 1,453 rape offenses in Oklahoma in 2008.  If the FBI statistic that 8% of rape claims are unfounded holds true, that means there are potentially 116 Oklahomans wrongfully accused and convicted of rape each year.

Some victims’ advocates claim that women don’t lie about rape; however, recent high-profile cases have proven that to be untrue.  Kobe Bryant, Ben Roethlisberger, and the Duke Lacrosse team represent only a few of the incidents of false allegations of rape that have received national media attention.

Some reasons accusers lie about being rape include:

  • spite or revenge
  • an alibi for their own sexual encounters
  • a ploy for sympathy or attention
  • regret over sexual indiscretions

(http://oklahoma-criminal-defense.com/blog/2010/04/falsely-accused-false-rape-allegations/)

'Bullied to death' for daring to stand up to drug dealers: Schoolboy, 16, died after he was falsely accused of raping a girl by yobs who terrorised his neighbourhood(http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2517975/Schoolboy-16-killed-falsely-accused-tying-girl-tree-raping-her.html)

Nurse jailed for 22 months after falsely accusing her grandfather of raping her as a child in order to claim inheritance cash (http://www.dailyrecord.co.uk/news/crime/nurse-jailed-22-months-after-2995382)

Mich. woman gets prison for false rape report(http://www.boston.com/news/nation/2014/01/17/mich-woman-false-rape-case-get-sentence/iGYv9vzjki3Z4bH85TYgPM/story.html) Brian Banks, Jailed On False Rape Charge, Sees Dream Come True As Atlanta Falcons Sign Him(http://www.laweekly.com/informer/2013/04/03/brian-banks-jailed-on-false-rape-charge-sees-dream-come-true-as-atlanta-falcons-sign-him) GREELEY — A former University of Northern Colorado student who was banned from campus because of a false accusation of rape is now suing his accuser.(http://www.denverpost.com/news/ci_11973765)

Don’t falsely accuse someone of rape, get compensated for it, recant your statement and then expect a school district not to come for the money they gave you. Wanetta Gibson, the woman who accused Brian Banks of rape, is learning this the hard way.(http://www.clutchmagonline.com/2013/04/wanetta-gibson-lawsuit-school-sues-woman-over-false-rape-accusation/)

Virginia Woman Falsely Accuses Man Of Rape And Sends Him Away For Four Years Before Recanting … Given Just 60 Days In Jail To Be Served On Weekends(http://jonathanturley.org/2013/08/20/virginia-woman-falsely-accuses-man-of-rape-and-sends-him-away-for-four-years-before-recanting-given-just-60-days-in-jail-to-be-served-on-weekends/)

Hawkins’ arrest came after Jennifer Valenta, 28, of Wilber told authorities she was raped by four men, including Hawkins. Investigators later determined her injuries from the alleged attack were self-inflicted, and she admitted to fabricating the rape. She pleaded no contest to evidence tampering, false reporting and attempted prostitution and was sentenced earlier this year to 32 to 60 months in prison.(http://journalstar.com/news/local/911/court-dismisses-nebraska-man-s-false-rape-lawsuit/article_ff0a3fe8-6fbe-528e-b877-89ea123bf4b0.html)

A Canfield couple has sued the city of Canfield and some of its police officers and brass and an assistant Mahoning County prosecutor for at least $5 million in federal court, saying their 11-year daughter was maliciously prosecuted and falsely imprisoned on rape charges, of which she was later acquitted.(http://www.vindy.com/news/2013/apr/24/federal-lawsuit-states-canfield-girl—fa/)

A Wymore man wrongfully accused of sexual assault is asking for a jury trial to assess damages done by Gage County and several sheriff’s deputies.(http://www.cotwa.info/2013/01/wymore-man-sues-after-false-rape.html)

Copperfield, 53, heralded Carroll’s arrest as proof that the woman was a liar and a gold-digger, interested only in extorting money from Copperfield and cashing in on her allegations. In a statement prepared after consulting with their client, Copperfield attorneys Patty Eakes and Angelo Calfo on Tuesday said Carroll “admitted to lying to police about the rape because she had to. Her lies were caught on tape, so she plea-bargained her way out of a jail sentence. “Her guilty plea shows that her claim that she was blacked out was nothing more than another Lacey Carroll hoax,” they said. “Now she’s a convicted liar; she’s a disgrace to women who have been truly victimized.” (http://www.davidcopperfieldsetstherecordstraight.com/)

The Aftermath of the Duke Lacrosse Rape Case(http://www.washingtonmonthly.com/college_guide/blog/the_aftermath_of_the_duke_lacr.php)

Man Awarded $852,000 in Civil Court After Ex-Wife Falsely Accuses Him of Sexual Abuse(http://www.shrink4men.com/2011/08/16/man-awarded-852000-in-civil-court-after-ex-wife-falsely-accuses-him-of-sexual-abuse/)

The family of a 16-year-old girl who accused a Highland Park High School senior of raping her responded Monday to his family’s defamation lawsuit, saying it was “replete with nasty allegations designed to embarrass and cause distress.”(http://www.dallasnews.com/news/community-news/park-cities/headlines/20130429-girls-family-countersues-after-facing-defamation-suit-for-rape-allegations.ece)

(http://topics.nytimes.com/top/reference/timestopics/subjects/f/false_arrests_convictions_and_imprisonments/index.html)

 The blogosphere is abuzz with controversy over a Beaverton, Oregon’s judge’s sentencing of a 19-year-old woman for filing false rape charges.(http://www.outsidethebeltway.com/oregon_teen_sentenced_for_false_rape_charge/)

A University’s Shame: How Brown betrayed one of its students(http://brown-spectator.com/2012/05/a-universitys-shame-how-brown-betrayed-one-of-its-students/) Park Si Hoo Is Cleared Of All Charges Stemming From Anti-Defamation Lawsuit Filed By The CEO Of His Former Talent Agency(http://www.kpopstarz.com/articles/35307/20130722/park-si-hoo-lawsuit.htm) False accusation will cost woman $55,000(http://www.vcstar.com/news/2010/jan/02/55000-ordered-paid-for-false-accusation/) Husband falsely accused of child rape wins $1.2 million from ex-spouse(http://mkg4583.wordpress.com/2009/08/23/husband-falsely-accused-of-child-rape-wins-1-2-million-from-ex-spouse/)

Mohammad Asif: “I keep thinking, ‘I just dropped her off, she was just a normal passenger, why has she done that?” -accused by said passenger of raping her at knifepoint - would be in jail except was exonerated by voice recording app on hsi phone.

Soner Yasa: four drunk women reported to police that he had sexually assaulted them as a ploy to refuse to pay a $13 cab fare- Once again he’d be in jail if not for video surveillance in his cab.  Over $13

<3

Jafar

all hail Jafar. *bows*
-the italian one

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When I was 16, I had a fake I.D. and decided to go to a gay bar by myself because some friends bailed on me. While there, an older gentleman bought me a drink. He wasn’t a creeper, and he definitely wasn’t unattractive. I accepted the drink and began talking to him. No big deal. As the hour progressed, I felt myself feeling strange. I mentioned that I felt like I had a headache, and this guy helped guide me out of the bar. As we were walking down the street, the thought of, ‘Oh god, he’s drugged me, I’m going to die’ came to my head. I tried to get away, but I was so drugged up that I could barely walk, let alone speak. It also didn’t help that I had really large ‘goth’ platform shoes because I was going through a phase. Anyway, this guy brought me to his suv and began undressing me. As a final act of defiance, I hit him over the head with my platform shoe. He then punched me, and I remember thinking, ‘Why don’t they ever give workshops to gay guys about being victims of rape too?’ While I was as careful as possible, I never saw the guy slip something in the drink. I even watched the bar tender make the drink. Anyway, I lied there completely paralyzed while this pervert was lubing up. I locked eyes with his for a moment, and that’s when it happened. A very large and angry drag queen opened the door of the vehicle and beat the shit out of my attempted rapist. She and her other drag friends helped dress and care for me while the police arrived. I was saved by a group of guardian drag queens. They were basically the modern day ‘angels from heaven.’

chaotequeen:

hunter-avenger-consulter-grimm:

jawnn-locked:

visiovisusvidere:

sonicghost:

milesjai:

videk:

welcome-to-the-sinners-ball:

imgayitsok:

God bless drag queens.

I will always reblog this

Whenever drag queens are present,…

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grilledcheese4evr:

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rozhanitsa:

2damnfeisty:

Nobody gives the black girl mob credit for being smart as fuck. They clown but at the end of the day they are really intelligent.

And it’s not subtle at all.
Taystee is a math prodigy in addition to being well-read, Poussey is multilingual, Cindy just knows shit, Suzanne studies Shakespeare, Watson was a good student in addition to being a track star, Vee is basically an evil genius. Piper often learns the most from them; they taught her how to fight and helped translate Pennsatucky’s biblical threat.
The show flat out acknowledges the (academic) intelligence of the black inmates time and time again, but the audience collectively ignores it.

ALL OF THIS

Werd!!!

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This I learned today

Anonymous said: Can you or shuttersmiley please tell me why there is no such thing as racism against white people?

lookatthewords:

I have some questions for you, actually.

Are you systemically oppressed?

Do you have a history of genocide, enslavement and oppression which still actively leaks and informs your daily life and opportunities?

Is the worse discrimination you’ve experienced being called a cracker in the 6th grade?

Meanwhile;

Whoa, it does not stop

x

Racism against White people does not exist. Me calling you a cracker might hurt your feelings but it could never oppress you. Was never used to oppress you. Your history is being Oppressor, not the oppressed.

Meanwhile you calling me a racial slur only enforces the engraved white is right superiority that is literally seeped in everything, from beauty standards to a human value and innocence. All around the world.

You have a million and one links provided for you. Now go learn.

rinface:

Facial and Ear piercing Diagrams

Just incase anyone out there was looking for them.

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i-wanna-i-wanna-i-wanna:

be-a-serial-killer:

averytheelfchild:

tkilbanemyers:

chirotus:

constant-instigator:

ermefinedining:

This map should be included in every history book.

Oh wow! I’ve been wanting this for ages!

This needs to be in every history book along with a map showing where those nations have been pushed to now.

In honor of the Erie people and all native peoples if North America.

THANK YOU 

Vintage Paradise

This is cool. I know most of my native blood is caddo but the part on my other side I’m not sure of.

i-wanna-i-wanna-i-wanna:

be-a-serial-killer:

averytheelfchild:

tkilbanemyers:

chirotus:

constant-instigator:

ermefinedining:

This map should be included in every history book.

Oh wow! I’ve been wanting this for ages!

This needs to be in every history book along with a map showing where those nations have been pushed to now.

In honor of the Erie people and all native peoples if North America.

THANK YOU 

Vintage Paradise

This is cool. I know most of my native blood is caddo but the part on my other side I’m not sure of.

(via redefined-beauty)

huffingtonpost:

People have offered many potential explanations for this discrepancy, but this ad highlights the importance of the social cues that push girls away from math and science in their earliest childhood years.

Watch the powerful Verizon advertisement to really understand what a little girl hears when you tell her she’s pretty.

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