1. onlyblackgirl:

    Also…..why are they only interviewing men……

    (Source: -teesa-)

     
  2. preciouslittlemoleskine:

    Same. 

    ah i forgot to buy cookies damn

    (Source: lolgifs.net, via mmaaxxoo)

     

  3. sickxtrash:

    merlinwhosuperpotterlock:

    "i can’t eat that, i’ll get fat"

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    "i can’t sleep in late today i have to do work"

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    "no i can’t watch a whole season in one go that’s lazy"

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    "i can’t-"

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    how is watching a whole season in one go lazy??

     
  4. the very chillest

     
     

  5. homeruchan:

    I hope the porn blogs following me are learning a lot about social justice

    (via peakcapitolism)

     
  6. comeoutofthewoodwork:

    “I don’t care that you have a dick-a gap between your teeth” What? 

    OH MY GOD WHAT

    (Source: dirtytaylorswift, via deletme)

     
     

  7. "Just live your life, other people’s opinions don’t matter"

    residentgoodgirl:

    Um… except they do

    I mean you shouldn’t let them keep you from living, but the way other people see you affects the way you get treated on a daily basis. Because some of those people have power over you. Some of these people are your bosses, teachers, advisors, police officers etc.

    So yeah, other people’s opinions do matter

    And that’s why we need to actively work at getting rid of racism, sexism, gender roles, etc.

    (via deletme)

     
  8. foodthatlookslikeiggyazalea:

    Iggy Azalea and kraft singles

     
  9. zzazu:

    this photo makes me feel like someone traveled to an alternate dimension and brought back something that shouldnt exist

    (Source: vhsdreamz, via dion-thesocialist)

     

  10. aktx:

    tarntino:

    me: *sees a white boy* *locks my car doors*

    white boy: *knocks on window* what would you be doing if I was in there with you ;)

    (via yovahkiin)

     

  11. acerebral:

    ebilflindas:

    In 2006 AOL search logs got leaked and it was the funniest day in the history of the internet

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    feel like the last three are the story of some amazing anime.

    (via peakcapitolism)

     

  12. congalineofdurin:

    cockismybusiness:

    team—wolverine:

    therealbarbielifts:

    eisforedna:

    On May 28th, my sister, Edna, turned 31.

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    Her mental age is about three years old. She loves Winnie the Pooh, Beauty & the Beast, and Sesame Street. Even though the below picture is unconvincing. 

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    Edna and “Cookie.” I think she was trying to play it cool. 

    My name is Jeanie. I’m Edna’s younger sister. I’m also her guardian and caregiver. 

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    That’s me on the left. (Hey, you never know. After a year of writing a blog about online dating - Jeanie Does the Internet - I’ve come to learn that there are A LOT of fools on the internet.) 

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    ANYWAY, I’m not “doing the internet” anymore. I’m taking care of Edna full-time, after completing my MFA in Writing for Screen & Television at USC.

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    May 16, 2014. I wanted a picture. Edna wanted breakfast.

    In case you’re wondering where our parents are, they’re dead. Our mom died of breast cancer when she was just 33. 

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    Us with mom before she died. (Obviously.)

    As for our dad, he peaced-out around the time my mom got sick. His loss - we’re awesome. 

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    Here we are being awesome at the beach. Pushing a wheelchair in the sand? Not so awesome. 

    In case you’re wondering “What’s wrong?” with my sister - as a stranger once asked me on the street  -  NOTHING. Yes, Edna has a rare form of epilepsy - Lennox-Gastaut syndrome - but I don’t know if that’s anymore “wrong” than people who don’t have manners. 

    Basically, Edna was born “normal,” and started having seizures as a baby. They eventually got so bad that they cut off the oxygen to her brain, causing her to be mentally disabled. Or impaired. Or intellectually disabled. Or whatever you want to call it - except “retarded,” because in 2010, President Obama signed Rosa’s Law into effect, replacing that word with “intellectually impaired.” 

    Which is cool and all, but services for the disabled and the people who care for them are SEVERELY LACKING. Also, there’s a bunch of people working in taxpayer-funded positions who are supposed to help families like us, but don’t. (Big surprise, I know.) They just fill out paperwork (whenever they feel like it) with asinine statements like this: 

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    YUP. I transport my sister down the stairs in her wheelchair, because that is not only safe, but TOTALLY PRACTICAL. Why doesn’t everyone in a wheelchair just take the stairs, for God’s sake? Stop being so lazy, PEOPLE WITHOUT WORKING LEGS! 

    But, as it says above, Edna’s legs do work. Whether or not she wants them to, is another story. 

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    Edna refusing to go inside. 

    These are the stairs that I have to carry her up - by myself - on a daily basis. That is, until one of my legs break and both of us are just sitting at the bottom of the stairs, helpless. 

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    For six months, I have begged - BEGGED - the State of California to help my sister, which they are required by law - The Lanterman Act specifically - to do so. But they’ve told me “these things take time” and that I “need to amend my expectations.” (That was said to me when I refused to place Edna at AN ALL-MALE CARE FACILITY. Because yes, that was an “option” that was offered to me.) 

    Prior to Edna moving in with me in my one-bedroom apartment, she was living with her amazing caregiver, Gaby, back in Tucson, where we went to high school and I did my undergrad. Edna’s reppin’ the Wildcats below. 

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    But back in November, Gaby also died from breast cancer. (FUCK YOU, BREAST CANCER!) This picture was taken a month before she died. She never even told me she was sick because she didn’t want me to worry. 

    By the way, we were raised by our grandma. Edna and her were very close.

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    She’s dead, too. Surprise.

    She died when I was 20 and Edna was 21. That’s when I became Edna’s legal guardian and Gaby stepped into the picture to help me out with Edna. 

    So, six months ago, after Gaby died, I moved Edna to California, where I tried to get the folks over at The Frank D. Lanterman Regional Center to help me. I’ve told them I’m worried about our safety - that one of us could get hurt on the stairs -  I’ve told them I can’t afford to pay the private babysitters $15/hour because the ones social services sent me who make $9/hour were unreliable (they didn’t show up on time or at all so I could get to school and work), untrustworthy (one of them let Edna go to the bathroom in the kitchen and then took her into the bathroom because “that what I thought I was supposed to do.”) 

    But the people over at the FLRC don’t return my calls, they don’t file the paperwork on time - and the first caseworker that was assigned to us actually LAUGHED AT my sister when he came to our home to evaluate her. When I reported him to his supervisor, she told me, “That’s just [insert name of said jackass].” 

    He was one of the two caseworkers that contributed to the report I mentioned above, which also included this: 

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    So let me get this straight - I have to feed, bathe, dress and help Edna in the bathroom and you can’t deduce whether or not she is able to vote? What in the fuck?!

    Now I realize I seem angry. And you can bet your balls I am. I’m also sad. Sad for those who don’t have family to stick up from them and who waste away God knows where, monitored by no one. Or monitored by people who physically and sexually assault them

    I’m also sad for the caregivers who are SO EXHAUSTED - trying to take care of their loved ones - while also trying to take care of themselves and battling a system that is supposed to help, but does nothing of the sort. And I know a lot of people give up. They let their dreams, their marriages, their friendships slide. All while trying not to resent the very person you’re doing it all for.

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    Edna wanted to sit next to me the other day while I was writing. Clearly, she’s not impressed. 

    Here’s the thing: I REFUSE TO GIVE UP. I’M NOT GIVING UP ON HER OR MYSELF. I’m going to pursue my dreams while taking care of her, AND while ensuring that the people paid to do their jobs ACTUALLY do them.

    That’s where you come in. I need you to help me get my story out there. Because I know I’m not alone in this. I want to connect with families who are in similar situations and also show people who have no idea what it’s like to care for someone with a disability (or even a loved one who is sick) that it can be rewarding. Super fucking hard. Exhausting. Painful. Isolating. But, rewarding. 

    I’m going to get help for my sister - and others. My hope is that by sharing our story, I can bring awareness to the lack of services and help for the disabled. 

    Thank you, 

    Jeanie 

    Facebook:  facebook.com/eisforedna

    Twitter: @EisforEdna 

    This made me cry

    SIGNAL BOOST

    STOP SCROLLING. THIS PERSON ISN’T ASKING FOR MONEY AND THIS POST WON’T MAKE YOU SAD.

    This is a really uplifting and inspirational story of a family sticking by each other and making things work despite a whole lot of shit

    They just want to find other people in the same position they are, for a sense of community and to feel like they aren’t alone.

    I know out of all of you, some of you have followers who are living with and taking care of intellectually or emotionally disabled family members, and this lovely and unbreakable pair of sisters need to find them.

    SIGNAL BOOOOOOOOOST

    (Source: , via lizardsforsale)

     
  13. bittergrapes:

    lovelyandbrown:

    daydreamsofarasta:

    yungmethuselah:

    ikazed:

    youngblackandvegan:

    black excellence

    No, human excellence.

    Let’s talk about set theory! In mathematical logic, we have a subfield called “set theory” where we study how items are collected into groups.

    Providing a sort of logical bedrock, set theory informs foundational mathematics and computer science, among other fields, and continues to be a topic of mathematical research.

    Sound too esoteric? Okay, you’re familiar with Venn diagrams, right? Venn diagrams are an example of basic set theory.

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    And you know how all squares are rectangles, but not all rectangles are squares? There we go, more set theory.

    So, Black people are group within the larger group humans, i.e. all Black people are humans, BUT not all humans are Black people.

    As you can see in the photograph above, Keven Stonewall, the Chicago teen who may cure colon cancer, is Black. Keven Stonewall’s membership in other groups such as humans, Chicagoans and teenagers occurs simultaneously; consider “Chicago teen.”

    Why do we say “square” when we could say “rectangle”? Because “square” conveys useful information, including “rectangle”—as well as a refinement.

    When we say Keven Stonewall is an example of Black excellence, we mean Keven Stonewall is an example of Black excellence.

    👊👊👊

    read DOWNNNNNE

    Black excellence! And … Black Chicago excellence! Repping the South side, I’m so proud of him! Rush University is great!

    (Source: tsunamiwavesurfing, via lizardsforsale)

     
  14. rafeeya:

    ecklecticsoul:

    Childish Gambino Interview At The Breakfast Club Power 105.1 

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    so did gambino stop coonin?

    i wonder if they asked him about the “only fuck white girls” line. i gotta check this interview out

    (via deletme)

     
  15. autisticmartincrieff:

    perks-of-being-crazy-julie:

    mordecai-put-your-phone-away:

    runaon:

    This is disgusting.

    I heard about the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge thing today it’s fucking sick and there is a petition to get those sick bastards in prison for what they did. Please sign it.

    Signal Boost!!

    As someone pointed out yesterday, it’s really telling that the word “abuse” and “abuser” isn’t mentioned here at all. Instead, it’s “bullies” and “bullied”. Fucking hell no.

    (Source: questionall, via lizardsforsale)