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❝ Too many young girls don’t know how to act when someone’s being inappropriate with them. They giggle or they try to brush it off. Don’t do that. Tell them to go fuck themselves - be a bitch. If someone’s being disrespectful to you, be disrespectful right back. Show them the same amount of respect that they show you. ❞

Wise words from my mom  (via makeyoubeleive)

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Harriet Tubman (pictured far left) with slaves she helped rescue in 1885
Frederick Douglass said of her, “Excepting John Brown — of sacred memory — I know of no one who has willingly encountered more perils and hardships to serve our enslaved people than Harriet Tubman.

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Harriet Tubman (pictured far left) with slaves she helped rescue in 1885

Frederick Douglass said of her, “Excepting John Brown — of sacred memory — I know of no one who has willingly encountered more perils and hardships to serve our enslaved people than Harriet Tubman.

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❝ In San Francisco last year, a man stabbed a woman in the face and arm after she didn’t respond positively to his sexually harassing her on the street.

In Bradenton, Fla., a man shot a high school senior to death after she and her friends refused to perform oral sex at his request.

In Chicago, a scared 15-year-old was hit by a car and died after she tried escaping from harassers on a bus.

Again, in Chicago, a man grabbed a 19-year-old walking on a public thoroughfare, pulled her onto a gangway and assaulted her.

In Savannah, Georgia, a woman was walking alone at night and three men approached her. She ignored them, but they pushed her to the ground and sexually assaulted her.

In Manhattan, a 29-year-old pregnant woman was killed when men catcalling from a van drove onto the sidewalk and hit her and her friend.

Last week, a runner in California — a woman — was stopped and asked, by a strange man in a car, if she wanted a ride. When she declined he ran her over twice.

FUCK YOU if you think that street harassment is a “compliment” or “no big deal” or that it’s “irrational” of us to be afraid because “what’s actually gonna happen.” Fuck you, fuck you, fuck you some more. ❞

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rqficrecs:

Jenny Farrell (Katherine Heigl) has led an openly gay life - except with her conventional family. When she finally decides to start a family and marry the woman they thought was just her roommate, the small, safe world the Farrell’s inhabited changes forever. They are left with a simple and difficult choice - either change with it or drown. 

Last November, MM Productions completed principal photography on the film “Jenny’s Wedding” and they are currently in post production. 

Made independently, this film is the kind of movie the studios used to make all the time. It is about real people, the problems they face, and the personal courage it takes to resolve them. It is also about transformation and love.

Both moving and funny, it has an important message to send, and our goal is to ensure it reaches a wide audience.

HELP the filmmaker’s of ‘Jenny’s Wedding’

Donate here: GOOD CAUSE

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omg are you kidding me, how fucking cute 

FUCKING DONATE!!!

Omg I hope this movie comes out and I can see it. INCREDIBLE 🙌😍

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apparently one gay superhero couple is way too much for straight people to handle

notkatniss:

apparently one gay superhero couple is way too much for straight people to handle

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'Untitled #479'
1975 | Cindy Sherman 
Among Sherman’s earliest works, Untitled #479 (1975) gives evidence of the creative mode that would become her signature.  It also reveals a telling affinity with Warhol’s Photobooth Self-Portraits (ca.1963).  Sherman has identified this composite of 23 wallet-size pictures—made for a class assignment when she was still a student at Buffalo State College—as her “first serious work.”

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'Untitled #479'

1975 | Cindy Sherman 

Among Sherman’s earliest works, Untitled #479 (1975) gives evidence of the creative mode that would become her signature.  It also reveals a telling affinity with Warhol’s Photobooth Self-Portraits (ca.1963).  Sherman has identified this composite of 23 wallet-size pictures—made for a class assignment when she was still a student at Buffalo State College—as her “first serious work.”

Unsafe abortion kills nearly 50,000 women a year

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Unsafe abortion kills nearly 50,000 women a year, making it one of the major preventable causes of maternal mortality, yet many countries, including the United States and Spain, are trying to impose tighter legal restrictions on abortion, according to Ipas, a global NGO that works to advance women’s sexual and reproductive rights.

There are an estimated 22 million unsafe abortions around the world every year, mainly in developing countries, and over the past 20 years unsafe abortions have killed more than 1 million women and girls globally and injured 100 million, Ipas president and CEO Elizabeth Maguire said.

At present, “47,000 women die every year from unsafe abortions - the equivalent of 200 jumbo jet planes crashing with no survivors every year,” Maguire said.  “It’s intolerable that these deaths and injuries continue to occur in the 21st century.”

Read more here

“Jezebel Revisits The Book of Kings” by Jeanann Verlee.

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