Randamonium

femmevengeance:

princess-soda:

Friendly reminder to all kink/porn/nsfw/DDlg/etc blogs!!!!

Consent is really important, and this includes on tumblr! If someone asks you to not reblog their pictures, don’t reblog their pictures. Don’t take the photos of strangers and profile them into your fetishes with creepy comments or messages! Don’t make  huge paragraph stories/fantasies on pictures of real people who are not you, not sexual, and/or not taken for the purpose of your kink.

yes thank u image

SO IMPORTANT

allthingswiseandwonderful:

note-a-bear:

ajax-daughter-of-telamon:

socialworkgradstudents:

escapist-paradise-seeker:

theonewholovesbooks:

thatfilthyanimal:

fawnthefeminist:

Young women are having difficulty accessing tubal ligation, despite it being a relatively safe (death rate is 1-2 per 100,000) and elective surgery.

There is a waiting period of 30 days for women seeking tubal ligation, yet no waiting period for men seeking vasectomies. 
(Source)


Young women are often discriminated against when seeking sterilization. Many doctors ask offensive questions (“What if you met a billionaire who wanted to have kids with you?”), state categorically that their patients are too young to consider the surgery, and generally act as though, as one woman who tried unsuccessfully to be sterilized at the age of 21 in the U.K. put it, ”just because I was a woman, I’d reach a point where an urge to breed would overcome all rational thought.” (Perhaps unsurprisingly, that woman’s 25-year-old husband faced no such presumptions when he asked his doctor for a vasectomy. The procedure was quickly approved.)
(Source)


Say that at 18 I slap down enough money so I could have my whole body covered head-to-toe in tattoos, piercings all over myself, a mountain of cigarettes, plastic surgery, and plan to have like 20 babies… but if I try at all to safely make it impossible for me to breed for the sake of my health suddenly its like WOAH THERE SLOW DOWN MISSY YOU’RE NOT READY FOR THIS KIND OF COMMITMENT YET

I have stage III Endometriosis, which means I have to get my uterus removed because I literally have terrible cramps ALL THE TIME and not just when I’m on my period. Now, I’ve always said I don’t want any children for personal reasons and I don’t need my uterus, really. I am not worried about that surgery and I don’t feel any kind of nostalgia over an organ I won’t ever use. 
The thing is, my doctor is a ‘man’. This ‘man’ told me I had to get pregnant right now before it’s too late. I told him I didn’t want to get pregnant and explained the multiple reasons but what, do you ask, did my doctor have to say about this? 'Well, better have a kid now because just imagine how depressing it must be being a thirty-something woman without children and a husband?'
I was diagnosed a year ago. I should have gone through surgery six months ago and I still can’t find a doctor that will perform the surgery without trying to force me to have children first. Basically, if you’re a woman you don’t have a say in what can and cannot be done to your body without a shitload of people getting in the way AND I’M FUCKING SICK OF IT.

I have a friend that doesn’t want to raise kids, but she wants to have one because she feels that it’s a life experience she wants to be able to say she did, and every time she tells someone she doesn’t want to be a mom, they give her this condescending look and insist she’ll “change her mind later” and it’s literally the most ridiculously stupid fucking thing. And hell even if she DID changer her mind, even if you did, which you clearly won’t, there’s no reason to deny surgery on those grounds because hello, ADOPTION is a thing if you suddenly decide you wanna be a mom. This is just 100% bullshit and a way to guilt women into being moms when they don’t want to be and taking away their body autonomy and it NEEDS TO STOP

The inability to get a tubal litigation is a problem of people with privilege (that’s not a dismissal of the fact that it is a problem, it just affects a certain demographic). The flipside to this story is people without privilege who are not allowed to say no to a tubal litigation. The patriarchy forces motherhood on some, but colonialism, white supremacy, ableism, transphobia, and homophobia actively denies it to others.
When articles like this fail to note that “young women” isn’t a generalizable, all-encompassing group of people with a shared experience of inaccessible tubal litigations, those who are at risk for forced sterilization get the message loud and clear: feminist-informed reproductive justice is not concerned with you and your problems.
For more information.

Reblogged again for last commentary.

^^^^^


Wow, all this thoughtful nuanced discourse happening!

allthingswiseandwonderful:

note-a-bear:

ajax-daughter-of-telamon:

socialworkgradstudents:

escapist-paradise-seeker:

theonewholovesbooks:

thatfilthyanimal:

fawnthefeminist:

Young women are having difficulty accessing tubal ligation, despite it being a relatively safe (death rate is 1-2 per 100,000) and elective surgery.

There is a waiting period of 30 days for women seeking tubal ligation, yet no waiting period for men seeking vasectomies. 

(Source)

Young women are often discriminated against when seeking sterilization. Many doctors ask offensive questions (“What if you met a billionaire who wanted to have kids with you?”), state categorically that their patients are too young to consider the surgery, and generally act as though, as one woman who tried unsuccessfully to be sterilized at the age of 21 in the U.K. put it, ”just because I was a woman, I’d reach a point where an urge to breed would overcome all rational thought.” (Perhaps unsurprisingly, that woman’s 25-year-old husband faced no such presumptions when he asked his doctor for a vasectomy. The procedure was quickly approved.)

(Source)

Say that at 18 I slap down enough money so I could have my whole body covered head-to-toe in tattoos, piercings all over myself, a mountain of cigarettes, plastic surgery, and plan to have like 20 babies… but if I try at all to safely make it impossible for me to breed for the sake of my health suddenly its like WOAH THERE SLOW DOWN MISSY YOU’RE NOT READY FOR THIS KIND OF COMMITMENT YET

I have stage III Endometriosis, which means I have to get my uterus removed because I literally have terrible cramps ALL THE TIME and not just when I’m on my period. Now, I’ve always said I don’t want any children for personal reasons and I don’t need my uterus, really. I am not worried about that surgery and I don’t feel any kind of nostalgia over an organ I won’t ever use. 

The thing is, my doctor is a ‘man’. This ‘man’ told me I had to get pregnant right now before it’s too late. I told him I didn’t want to get pregnant and explained the multiple reasons but what, do you ask, did my doctor have to say about this? 'Well, better have a kid now because just imagine how depressing it must be being a thirty-something woman without children and a husband?'

I was diagnosed a year ago. I should have gone through surgery six months ago and I still can’t find a doctor that will perform the surgery without trying to force me to have children first. Basically, if you’re a woman you don’t have a say in what can and cannot be done to your body without a shitload of people getting in the way AND I’M FUCKING SICK OF IT.

I have a friend that doesn’t want to raise kids, but she wants to have one because she feels that it’s a life experience she wants to be able to say she did, and every time she tells someone she doesn’t want to be a mom, they give her this condescending look and insist she’ll “change her mind later” and it’s literally the most ridiculously stupid fucking thing. And hell even if she DID changer her mind, even if you did, which you clearly won’t, there’s no reason to deny surgery on those grounds because hello, ADOPTION is a thing if you suddenly decide you wanna be a mom. This is just 100% bullshit and a way to guilt women into being moms when they don’t want to be and taking away their body autonomy and it NEEDS TO STOP

The inability to get a tubal litigation is a problem of people with privilege (that’s not a dismissal of the fact that it is a problem, it just affects a certain demographic). The flipside to this story is people without privilege who are not allowed to say no to a tubal litigation. The patriarchy forces motherhood on some, but colonialism, white supremacy, ableism, transphobia, and homophobia actively denies it to others.

When articles like this fail to note that “young women” isn’t a generalizable, all-encompassing group of people with a shared experience of inaccessible tubal litigations, those who are at risk for forced sterilization get the message loud and clear: feminist-informed reproductive justice is not concerned with you and your problems.

For more information.

Reblogged again for last commentary.

^^^^^

Wow, all this thoughtful nuanced discourse happening!

karnythia:

talesofthestarshipregeneration:

karnythia:

talesofthestarshipregeneration:

theacemachine:

sourcedumal:

cybernotter:

pizzapuffs:

No media about the fact that there’s a All Male,  African American High school on the southside of chicago who year after year has a 100% graduating senior class who ALL get accepted to 4 year universities/colleges.

they just want to talk about how whether a person’s death on the southside is gang related or not.

WHAT

This is ridiculously impressive.

I’m just looking up sources, and the statistics are really incredible.

Yup

I am curious, however, of what percentage of these boys may have a disability or a learning disability…of course, not to detract from their obvious excellence, but I am a bit curious.

so am i actually. color lines comments that  they wanna see exactly how many of freshmen  make it to senior class and why that may be. 

Most of their students arrive reading 2 years below grade level, are low income & come from single parent homes. Urban Prep works because they have small class sizes, fellows (recent grads who act as mentors, tutors, & advocates) and students are in “prides” that essentially mean they always have a support network of peers as well as instructors. The staff is highly educated & has a demonstrable investment in the success of these disadvantaged young men of color. It’s literally designed to close the gaps that these students have had to deal with throughout their education. I have some criticisms of the way it focuses so heavily on the success of boys of color while excluding girls of color, but the model is at base a good one.

Cool! Thanks so much for the information! Do you have any in depth articles about their model? I have been looking but well…

Sadly no. As one of the few successful charters that treats students of color with respect & cares for their emotional & social health UP has gotten almost no press aside from these college acceptance announcements. Their site has some info & I did some digging when kid #1 expressed an interest.

cheschirebacon:

saratogasbeast:

ask-the-conjurer-of-souls:

RIOT PLZ.

{BE STILL MY HEART!}

NEW HUSBAND INCOMING!!!!

I mean come on, seriously?! Don't talk shit directed to ALL men, not all men are how you depict them, maybe if you showed them respect they would respect you, if not, quit hanging around places you know asshole are, plain and simple.
Anonymous

buttfuckbabe:

I’ve been assaulted by men, raped by men, harassed by men, fetishized by men, and shamed by men. Fuck you. I’m angry. Rightfully so. Piss off you fucking piece of shit. I’m not going to be polite and sweet just to spare your fragile male ego bye

taraobrien:

chessieness:

fancybidet:

boydoicry:

read-outside:

lovethyfatness:

wedontknowjack:

14/04/2013: Measuring Up.

Oh my god. His stretchmarks are freakin’ rad!

I’m not sure you understand how important this is to me.  I have literally never seen a man with stretchmarks before, so I’ve always been really self-conscious of mine.  

so many men have stretchmarks, i know a few guys with deep marks like this persons. very common, dont feel insecure because they are no big deal at all. But, i am glad you got to see this photo because i know how comforting it is to find a photo of something you feel weird about that doesnt seem the norm. :)

These are the kind of stretchmarks that inspire me! When I was a teen I had these all over my boobs and I felt so self conscious.

so much yes

Keith’s stretchmarks are one of my most favourite things in the world. These photos are fucking rad.

djkenna444:

castayel:

busket:

thetuffthorston:

that-lex-kid:

deadjosey:

ive-been-triggered-by-kankri:

redbloodedamerica:

This is ingenious.

mcdonalds needs to do this

WHAT

okay but I’m actually really scared that the lid of the drink is going to come off or something

//the way this works is that it stops about 2 inches above the top (the hole only big enough to go that far without ripping) so you  wouldn’t have to worry about the lid coming off!
it’s really a brilliant idea. it cuts down on the amount of materials used,  and space it takes up. all around good engineering.

from the looks of it it might be recycled materials too? if not then it should be.

it frees up your other hand from having to carry your drink but also doesn’t shove the cold drink next to the warm food
brilliant!

This is the definition of innovation, no amount of sleeves on a blanket can beat this.

djkenna444:

castayel:

busket:

thetuffthorston:

that-lex-kid:

deadjosey:

ive-been-triggered-by-kankri:

redbloodedamerica:

This is ingenious.

mcdonalds needs to do this

WHAT

okay but I’m actually really scared that the lid of the drink is going to come off or something

//the way this works is that it stops about 2 inches above the top (the hole only big enough to go that far without ripping) so you  wouldn’t have to worry about the lid coming off!

it’s really a brilliant idea. it cuts down on the amount of materials used,  and space it takes up. all around good engineering.

from the looks of it it might be recycled materials too? if not then it should be.

it frees up your other hand from having to carry your drink but also doesn’t shove the cold drink next to the warm food

brilliant!

This is the definition of innovation, no amount of sleeves on a blanket can beat this.

kevinczap:

angryampersand:

angryampersand:

I’m really glad people are opening up and talking now, because the degree to which people think shit like this is acceptable is ridiculous. Industry professionals need to make huge changes, but so do consumers and fans. We just all need to be better than this. Jesus Christ. 


Adding these last tweets too because it illustrates perfectly how this stuff goes even beyond “internet harassment” to creating a culture where women don’t feel safe doing their day to day lives because of  the way that men get away with this shit ( and without being challenged or silenced!). 
My biggest hope from all these conversations is that they will not just go away, like so many previous ones, and that things will start to change, because. I mean how many other ways are there to say this? Unacceptable and abhorrent in every way. 

Ya basta

kevinczap:

angryampersand:

angryampersand:

I’m really glad people are opening up and talking now, because the degree to which people think shit like this is acceptable is ridiculous. Industry professionals need to make huge changes, but so do consumers and fans. We just all need to be better than this. Jesus Christ. 

Adding these last tweets too because it illustrates perfectly how this stuff goes even beyond “internet harassment” to creating a culture where women don’t feel safe doing their day to day lives because of  the way that men get away with this shit ( and without being challenged or silenced!). 

My biggest hope from all these conversations is that they will not just go away, like so many previous ones, and that things will start to change, because. I mean how many other ways are there to say this? Unacceptable and abhorrent in every way. 

Ya basta

10000steps:

thedapper-dyke:

Good techniques when having a panic attack…

I think I’ve reblogged this before, but it always helps

chubby-bunnies: