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stuartstormborn:

les misérables + text posts

my text post is in this :////

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maekrivera:

peter petrelli

+ favorite caps

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thelastofcreatures:

doven:

fancy goldfish ladies

they look like racy sea monkeys.
i love it.

thelastofcreatures:

doven:

fancy goldfish ladies

they look like racy sea monkeys.

i love it.

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fromthemiddleoftheocean:

stunningpicture:

Was taking random pictures of my mother and this came out…pretty terrifying

fromthemiddleoftheocean:

stunningpicture:

Was taking random pictures of my mother and this came out…pretty terrifying

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clickthefrog:

talesfromthemek:

spacethefinalfuck:

thebigfour-ahojako:

satan-chan:

Incredible cosplay

I think that he took cosplay a little bit too far.

he saw his chance and he took it

THIS IS WHY REPRESENTATION OF ALL FORMS IN MEDIA IS IMPORTANT.

So bummed I didn’t see him at Dragon Con

clickthefrog:

talesfromthemek:

spacethefinalfuck:

thebigfour-ahojako:

satan-chan:

Incredible cosplay

I think that he took cosplay a little bit too far.

he saw his chance and he took it

THIS IS WHY REPRESENTATION OF ALL FORMS IN MEDIA IS IMPORTANT.

So bummed I didn’t see him at Dragon Con

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pvtleonardchurch:

jack-baraatwat:

Being friends with me consists of me sending you bad jokes at 2:47 in the morning

listen up you motherfucker

pvtleonardchurch:

jack-baraatwat:

Being friends with me consists of me sending you bad jokes at 2:47 in the morning

listen up you motherfucker

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macrame-ghost:

take my computer away from me 

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OUaT: The Tree and the Flame

woodelf68:

lotus0kid:

AO3 link.  Rumpelstiltskin comes home from a deal with a new wife.

That was different! Kept me guessing what was going on until the end.

XD I’m very glad to hear that!  It’s tough trying to include an element of mystery because you feel like every little implication gives the whole thing away.  You have to pretend you don’t know what’s happening in order to decide how much/little to show.

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thisradicalchange:


We didn’t know that our activism and our peaceful displays would result in guns literally looking down our eyes. Literally looking down our eyes. Guns.
And I had young people who were willing to die. For justice. 
I had a young person — and he’s definitely the example of many young people that I represent who said "I didn’t think I would make it to twenty-one years old so I’m ready to die now. Let’s do it now."

State senator Maria Chappelle-Nadal (@MariaChappelleN) speaks on the Senate floor about the events she witnessed in Ferguson, Missouri in the weeks following the execution of Mike Brown. Senator Chappelle-Nadal was one of many protesters tear gassed for three hours without reprieve by the Ferguson PD.
She has been consistent and unrelenting in her criticism of Governor Jay Nixon — to the point of tweeting him “FUCK you, Governor!” — for his lack of action over the violation of citizens’ constitutional right to peacefully protest, and passionately vocal about the violent ways in which protesters were abused by the police.
Full video of Senator Chappelle-Nadal’s speech is available for download here (.wmv format). 

thisradicalchange:

We didn’t know that our activism and our peaceful displays would result in guns literally looking down our eyes. Literally looking down our eyes. Guns.

And I had young people who were willing to die. For justice.

I had a young person — and he’s definitely the example of many young people that I represent who said "I didn’t think I would make it to twenty-one years old so I’m ready to die now. Let’s do it now."

State senator Maria Chappelle-Nadal (@MariaChappelleN) speaks on the Senate floor about the events she witnessed in Ferguson, Missouri in the weeks following the execution of Mike Brown. Senator Chappelle-Nadal was one of many protesters tear gassed for three hours without reprieve by the Ferguson PD.

She has been consistent and unrelenting in her criticism of Governor Jay Nixonto the point of tweeting him “FUCK you, Governor!” — for his lack of action over the violation of citizens’ constitutional right to peacefully protest, and passionately vocal about the violent ways in which protesters were abused by the police.

Full video of Senator Chappelle-Nadal’s speech is available for download here (.wmv format). 

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geejayeff:

Well I guess someone has to catapult the propaganda…

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apersnicketylemon:

'straight passing privilege' and 'cis passing privilege' don't exist. What's happening is called erasure, it’s not privilege, it’s part of oppression and a result of heteronormativity and cisnormativity. It isn’t privilege to have your orientation and gender constantly assumed wrongly, it isn’t a privilege to be erased and treated like you don’t exist.

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A new study spearheaded by Dr. Stacy L. Smith at USC’s Annenberg School confirms what we already know: Hollywood sucks at portraying racial diversity.

But here’s a surprise: It doesn’t suck as much as you think — as long as we’re counting all speaking parts, and not just the protagonists.


Smith and her colleagues Marc Choueiti and Dr. Katherine Pieper surveyed the 100 top-performing films of the past seven years (2007-2013) and found that the numbers of black and Asian characters are more or less commensurate with 2010 U.S. census data.

Hispanic characters, on the other hand, are severely underrepresented and hypersexualized (both men and women) in film, even though Latinos make up the country’s largest minority population. 

More frustratingly, the diversification of the American film industry has stalled in the wake of its globalization. Black women directors have made very little inroads into mainstream filmmaking. And overall, the worlds depicted in the movies just don’t reflect today’s changing demographics (and they never did).

But you already knew that.

Here are some of the most interesting findings from Smith’s study:

-People of color are significantly underrepresented in film — but not evenly. White characters made up three-quarters (74.1%) of all speaking characters in the past seven years, but that overrepresentation obscures the fact that the ranks of black and Asian characters on film (14.1% and 4.4%, respectively) reflect real-life demographics (12.6% and 4.8% per the 2010 US Census).


—Hispanics are dramatically underrepresented and hypersexualized. In contrast to the representative numbers on black and Asian characters, only 4.9% of speaking characters in the years surveyed were Hispanic. Compare that to the 16.3% of the US population that is Hispanic — and the fact that Latino moviegoers buy 25% of all theater tickets — and the numbers are appalling.

Even worse, Hispanic women on screen are the most likely (37%) to be partially or fully naked among all women. Black and Asian women were the least likely to be sexualized (23.5% and 18.2%). White women stood at 31.9%. Interestingly, Hispanic men were also the most likely to be sexualized among all the male racial groups.


—Animators tend to create whiter movies compared to filmmakers as a whole. A quarter (25.9%) of all speaking-part roles were characters of color, but in animation the number of all characters of color stood at less than 15%. That’s pretty depressing, especially given the fact that nearly half of all children under the age of 5 in the US today are not white.


—No progress on diversity on or behind the scenes has occurred between 2007 and 2013.


—Black female directors have made little inroads into the studio system. While the numbers of black male directors has held steady since 2007 (around 6.5%), only 2 black female directors were represented among the 23 black directors who made the 600 top-grossing films between 2007 and 2012. The study also disproved that 2013 was the Year of Black Cinema, since it was only the prominence, rather than the ranks, of black directors that changed last year. (Female directors of color of other races were not mentioned by the study.)

Hopefully this year’s Amma Asante’s Belle and Ava DuVernay’s Selma will prove to be a turning point.


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tommytv:

nychealth:

Let’s stop HIV in New York City

  • If you are HIV-negative, PEP and PrEP can help you stay that way.
  • If you are HIV-positive, PEP and PrEP can help protect your partners.

 

Daily PrEP

PrEP is a daily pill that can help keep you HIV-negative as long as you take it every day.

  • Ask your doctor if PrEP (Pre-exposure Prophylaxis) may be right for you.
  • Condoms give you additional protection against HIV, other sexually transmitted infections, and unintended pregnancy.

 

Emergency PEP

If you are HIV-negative and think you were exposed to HIV, immediately go to a clinic or emergency room and ask for PEP (Post-exposure  Prophylaxis).

  • PEP can stop HIV if started within 36 hours of exposure.
  • You continue taking PEP for 28 days.

Many insurance plans including Medicaid cover PEP and PrEP. Assistance may be available if you are uninsured. Visit NYC Health’s website to find out where to get PrEP or PEP in New York City.

This is such a giant step that barely any people know about it seems, so amazing to see progress in the treatment of HIV

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indypendent-thinking:

1932, Chinese-American pilots Hazel Ying Lee and Virginia Wong (via You May Not Know About The First Chinese Americans, But You Should)

indypendent-thinking:

1932, Chinese-American pilots Hazel Ying Lee and Virginia Wong (via You May Not Know About The First Chinese Americans, But You Should)

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