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deathexe:

(hardcore dude on stage) this goes out to every dude who ever got dissed by a girl (feedback swell) its called what the fuck whyd you diss me everybody get the fuck up sing along if you know the words(scrawny dudes are already piling up before the song has started)

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blehmieux:

fucking stop making it harder for young girls and women who are interested in/agree with radical feminism to be open about their beliefs.  stop scaring young girls and women away from an entire movement that actually prioritizes them.  stop encouraging and fueling the violent misogyny spewed at radical feminists.

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Pro-choice activist: *provides various sources about what constitutes personhood and explain bodily autonomy, testimonies of people having gone through an abortion and doctors providing them, statistics as to why people need abortion on demand and what happens when this right is taken away, informative pictures on how an abortion is done, links to various websites about biology and healthcare from around the world*
Anti-choice activist: ...
Anti-choice activist: Yes but did you know that ABORTION KILLS BABIES!! A FETUS HAS A BEATING HEART!!! *sends 20 pictures of healthy, six months old white babies, plus two links to Life Site News and Abby Johnson's blog*

heterophobicgoat:

stupidandreckless:

NOOOO NO NO NONO FUCK FUCK  FUCKIG CBS IS TELLING WOMEN NOT TO REPORT SEXUAL HARASSMENT BECAUSE IT WILL “DAMAGE THEIR CAREERS” and “HARASSMENT IS AN UNFORTUNATE PART OF CLIMBING THE LADDER” I AM SO ANGRY THEY ARE LITERALLY TURNING SEXUAL HARASSMENT INTO A NORM THIS IS NOT OKAY

This is an actual article and I’m still having a hard time believing it’s real.

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veganuniversity:

rawr0609:

crazylittleredhead:

fightingforanimals:

fear-the-fluff:

vegvoice:

The best way to get over your cheese addiction, is to watch a mother cow scream for days as her newborn child is ripped away from her; so that you can have her milk.

HOLD THE PHONE
IMA STOP YOU RIGHT THERE
CHECK YOUR FACTS
Hi there, I’ve worked on a dairy farm. Lemme just correct you.
1. Uhm the cows don’t scream for days, maybe like for an hour at the most but they get over it as soon as you feed them. Seriously. Baby, forgotten.
2. The calves still receive their mother’s milk. In fact, they receive MORE milk than they’d normally be getting, since farmers have figured out the exact amount of colostrum a calf needs to grow up healthy, and they can give this to the baby, whereas with natural feeding the calves often get too little.
3. They receive colostrum from the healthiest cows to insure that their immune system is bolstered enough. Infections and disease are INCREDIBLY common in dairy cows allowed to suckle. Farms even freeze colostrum from the healthiest mothers, just to insure that all calves will be able to have a sufficient quality of healthy, infection-free mother’s milk.
4. The calves are also removed from their mothers due to the high calf mortality rate when left with their mothers. Cows, ESPECIALLY first-time mothers, have the tendency to not care properly for their babies. We’ve had calves with broken legs because their mother stepped on them after birthing (and yes, they have adequate space, they’re just clumsy animals) A lot of new mothers will abandon the calf, or not care for it properly, or not allow it to nurse. Other cows may push around the calves. It’s much safer and healthier for both mother AND child if the calves are removed and placed in a safer area.
5. Calves get EXCELLENT care. They are bottle-fed mother’s milk, placed in roomy, well-bedded box stalls, blanketed, cleaned, vetted. The farm kind of obviously needs them as healthy as possible?
6. Most farms nowadays don’t even completely “take them away”. The farm I worked on would allow the cows to run with their calves for most of the time. They were fed separately for the health reasons listed above, and the cows would be brought in to be milked twice a day, and separated at night so no accidental nighttime injuries happened in the box stalls. They are weaned very gradually, and spend most of the time with their mothers, contrary to what PETA would have you believe.
THIS HAS BEEN A PSA ON BEHALF OF DAIRY FARMERS THANK U FOR TUNING IN REMEMBER TO CHECK UR FACTS NEXT TIME PLEASE

It’s really embarassing when people believe that because they’ve seen *one or two* farms, they automatically know how every operation works and every single factory farm or large-scale (or even local) dairy runs.
Cows have been known to scream at all hours of the day and night. This is not propaganda, this is a common occurance that has even made the news.
Calves are often removed shortly after birth. While this may be argued that it prevents the mother and calf from being as stressed as they would be if removed later, it does not guarantee he will be fed his milk, even if lucky enough to receive the vital colostrum. It is laughable that you think an industry working to generate a profit would give MORE milk to an unwanted (if male) calf who as of yet (if female) is not making the business any money. Again, giving calves colostrum ensures they have a better chance of survival in what is likely to be a stressful and insanitary environment. It does not necessarily mean they will continue to be fed milk when cheaper alternatives exist. Your bullshit about calves not receiving enough milk from their own mothers is unfounded and illogical, and not worth addressing.
Calves when turned out into large enclosures do just fine raising their young. Explain how calves born and raised in sanctuaries in spacious, well-bedded and quiet enclosures do absolutely fine, even with their first-time mothers.
It’s not difficult to imagine why such large, stressed animals would injure their young when you consider the conditions they usually give birth in…


Gee, you really believe every farm treats calves like yours did? Especially those who supply dairy products to large corporations, such as Burger King, DiGiorno Pizza and Costco? For someone who claims to know everything about the industry, you sure are ignorant and close-minded.
Wow, the farm you worked on sure sounds great doesn’t it? Well, unless the farm you worked on supplies dairy to every single outlet and fast food chain in America or wherever you’re from, that counts for shit. You cannot base your single fucking experience and say that the overwhelming evidence of abusive conditions in the dairy industry is ‘fake’ or ‘overexaggerated’. 
You have not listed a single source except for this ‘farm’ you worked on. I suggest if you want to start accusing people of not listing all the facts, you’d best take your head out your arse for more than a few minutes and realise the entire world doesn’t revolve around your one happy little experience of sunshine and ‘happy cows’. 

Not to mention no matter how well the calves are taken care of male calves are turned into veal or sold to become beef steers, female calves will become dairy cows themselves. There’s nothing good or ethical about this whole process.

Yep, and dairy cows live a life of constant pregnancy, lactation until they are killed a little over 10 years too young

It’s disappointing knowing more than 90,000 people decided to reblog the ignorance of someone who knows how to use caps lock while approving the unneeded suffering of animals.

veganuniversity:

rawr0609:

crazylittleredhead:

fightingforanimals:

fear-the-fluff:

vegvoice:

The best way to get over your cheese addiction, is to watch a mother cow scream for days as her newborn child is ripped away from her; so that you can have her milk.

HOLD THE PHONE

IMA STOP YOU RIGHT THERE

CHECK YOUR FACTS

Hi there, I’ve worked on a dairy farm. Lemme just correct you.

1. Uhm the cows don’t scream for days, maybe like for an hour at the most but they get over it as soon as you feed them. Seriously. Baby, forgotten.

2. The calves still receive their mother’s milk. In fact, they receive MORE milk than they’d normally be getting, since farmers have figured out the exact amount of colostrum a calf needs to grow up healthy, and they can give this to the baby, whereas with natural feeding the calves often get too little.

3. They receive colostrum from the healthiest cows to insure that their immune system is bolstered enough. Infections and disease are INCREDIBLY common in dairy cows allowed to suckle. Farms even freeze colostrum from the healthiest mothers, just to insure that all calves will be able to have a sufficient quality of healthy, infection-free mother’s milk.

4. The calves are also removed from their mothers due to the high calf mortality rate when left with their mothers. Cows, ESPECIALLY first-time mothers, have the tendency to not care properly for their babies. We’ve had calves with broken legs because their mother stepped on them after birthing (and yes, they have adequate space, they’re just clumsy animals) A lot of new mothers will abandon the calf, or not care for it properly, or not allow it to nurse. Other cows may push around the calves. It’s much safer and healthier for both mother AND child if the calves are removed and placed in a safer area.

5. Calves get EXCELLENT care. They are bottle-fed mother’s milk, placed in roomy, well-bedded box stalls, blanketed, cleaned, vetted. The farm kind of obviously needs them as healthy as possible?

6. Most farms nowadays don’t even completely “take them away”. The farm I worked on would allow the cows to run with their calves for most of the time. They were fed separately for the health reasons listed above, and the cows would be brought in to be milked twice a day, and separated at night so no accidental nighttime injuries happened in the box stalls. They are weaned very gradually, and spend most of the time with their mothers, contrary to what PETA would have you believe.

THIS HAS BEEN A PSA ON BEHALF OF DAIRY FARMERS THANK U FOR TUNING IN REMEMBER TO CHECK UR FACTS NEXT TIME PLEASE

It’s really embarassing when people believe that because they’ve seen *one or two* farms, they automatically know how every operation works and every single factory farm or large-scale (or even local) dairy runs.

Cows have been known to scream at all hours of the day and night. This is not propaganda, this is a common occurance that has even made the news.

Calves are often removed shortly after birth. While this may be argued that it prevents the mother and calf from being as stressed as they would be if removed later, it does not guarantee he will be fed his milk, even if lucky enough to receive the vital colostrum. It is laughable that you think an industry working to generate a profit would give MORE milk to an unwanted (if male) calf who as of yet (if female) is not making the business any money. Again, giving calves colostrum ensures they have a better chance of survival in what is likely to be a stressful and insanitary environment. It does not necessarily mean they will continue to be fed milk when cheaper alternatives exist. Your bullshit about calves not receiving enough milk from their own mothers is unfounded and illogical, and not worth addressing.

Calves when turned out into large enclosures do just fine raising their young. Explain how calves born and raised in sanctuaries in spacious, well-bedded and quiet enclosures do absolutely fine, even with their first-time mothers.

It’s not difficult to imagine why such large, stressed animals would injure their young when you consider the conditions they usually give birth in…

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Gee, you really believe every farm treats calves like yours did? Especially those who supply dairy products to large corporations, such as Burger King, DiGiorno Pizza and Costco? For someone who claims to know everything about the industry, you sure are ignorant and close-minded.

Wow, the farm you worked on sure sounds great doesn’t it? Well, unless the farm you worked on supplies dairy to every single outlet and fast food chain in America or wherever you’re from, that counts for shit. You cannot base your single fucking experience and say that the overwhelming evidence of abusive conditions in the dairy industry is ‘fake’ or ‘overexaggerated’. 

You have not listed a single source except for this ‘farm’ you worked on. I suggest if you want to start accusing people of not listing all the facts, you’d best take your head out your arse for more than a few minutes and realise the entire world doesn’t revolve around your one happy little experience of sunshine and ‘happy cows’. 

Not to mention no matter how well the calves are taken care of male calves are turned into veal or sold to become beef steers, female calves will become dairy cows themselves. There’s nothing good or ethical about this whole process.

Yep, and dairy cows live a life of constant pregnancy, lactation until they are killed a little over 10 years too young

It’s disappointing knowing more than 90,000 people decided to reblog the ignorance of someone who knows how to use caps lock while approving the unneeded suffering of animals.

(via painting-with-pencils)

piggyazalea:

White, stomping with ~~~misandry, your litas and Tina Fey gifs while simultaneously ignoring women of color and their feelings but having plenty of time to talk about winged eyeliner and discussing which white basic actor is your new “bae”, feminists keep messaging me saying I’m sexist for the piggy part of my url and I laughed and scrolled but then scrolled back cause I remembered I had a lil somethin somethin that might be relevant.

The title of this blog refers to these tweets (not fatshaming a thin woman) that were the cause of me unfollowing her (how did you think I found all these in the first place, duh). If this isn’t acting like a misogynistic pig I don’t know what is. Let’s be real, azaleans (is that a type of enemy alien race?) do anything to excuse her behavior cause she’s a white woman doing black music with a body and mannerisms typically associated with black women. She’s pear shaped with a “fat” ass. Black girls with literally the same measurements are called ghetto and shamed for their curves. She raps like a non archival photo copied T.I., southern twang and all, but since she’s actually Australian and white her stans are okay with it cause once the mic drops she has an ~exotic accent~ and ~cute voice.~ Her use of misogynistic slurs to put down other women and build up herself are in your twitter bio cause it’s so swaggy hunty gurl spill that fancy tea!!! But when Beyonce, Lil Kim, Nicki Minaj, Trina, or any black female artist (who im not saying are without flaws) talks about “slaying hos” and how bitches should bow down, it’s suddenly a problem that requires full length articles in actual publications and countless tumblr posts. Like Miley Cyrus, she’s used black women as props and until recently had exclusively black dancers who twerked the fuck out on a hand stand, doin that thang while she stood there and occasionally gave a D- booty shake that the crowd still went off for more than the actual pros popping their pussies off the damn ceiling and filling me with the holy spirit. Do us all a favor and accept you’re excusing her being a careless racist because of her appearance. You can still wanna lick her pussy, bop to her white girl anthems or have your body tied to a carriage and dragged by Brad Pitt like Eric Bana in Troy just to reach that ass. But be real and quit denying that what she’s said is okay by anything but Donald Sterling’s standards. As Paul Mooney once said, “Everybody wants to be a nigga, but nobody wants to be a nigga." She’s a low quality xerox of black female rappers and white America couldn’t wait so they didn’t have to bop to actual hip hop anymore from the people who created it.

And for the 956 messages calling me a hater, a hater is someone who reads with no resume and critiques with no credentials. I have more degrees than a thermometer. I don’t know what bullet-less gun y’all were holding when you thought you had a shot at rationalizing these “jokes” when they’re not hot, not even lukewarm. Now run and tell that.

and have a lovely evening! xxx

 

*feel free to reblog this without the text, i don’t want my opinion to dominate the conversation regardless of whether I feel I’m right (I am 💅) or not. 

(via lilveganmami)

vegan-vulcan:

veganpunx:

j-j-jellal:

thepoliticalfreakshow:

Remembering Injured/Killed African-American Victims of Police Brutality
Dymond Milburn, 20-Year-Old African-American Teenager Assaulted By Police Officers When She Was 12, Then Charged With Assault By The Cops That Assaulted Her, & Police Alleged She Was A Prostitute
Three police officers in Texas accused a 12-year-old black girl of being a prostitute, beat and kidnapped her, and none of them ever faced any consequences for their actions.
On August 22, 2006, 12-year-old Dymond Milburn was outside her home flipping a breaker switch to help her family after the electricity went out, when a blue van pulled up and three men exited the vehicle without identifying themselves. The men were cops in plain clothes with the Galveston police and they accused Dymond, who is black, of being a prostitute.
“You’re a prostitute,” an officer declared. “You’re coming with me.”
They then tried to drag Milburn into their van while she scratched and clawed in her struggle to stop them from taking her. She screamed for her father to come to her rescue while the angry officers began beating her in an effort to force her into the van. One of the officers, David Roark, muzzled the girl’s mouth with his hand to silence her.
Hearing her screams, Dymond’s parents arrived on the scene and told officers, “That’s our daughter. She’s twelve.” But Roark didn’t give a damn. “I don’t care if she’s twenty-two, thirty-two, or forty-six,” Roark responded.
Along with Roark, the other officers included Sean Stewart and their Sergeant, Gilbert Gomez. They believed they had the right to take Dymond Milburn away without consulting her parents. Horrified, Dymond’s parents were devastated and powerless as the officers literally kidnapped their daughter before their eyes.
The officers decided to bring Dymond to the hospital for medical attention, and the level of her injuries was devastating. As a result of the brutal beating by police, the little girl suffered a head injury, a throat injury, abrasions on her arms, a sprained wrist, two black eyes, and lacerations as well as spinal injuries. On top of all these physical wounds, Dymond also suffered nightmares and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder. In all, her injuries resulted in a hospital bill totaling $8,000.
But police still weren’t done putting Dymond through hell. When she finally returned to school following her release from the hospital, police embarrassed her further by showing up at her school. They arrested her in front of her classmates at Austin Middle School in revenge for putting up a fight. The charges? Assaulting a police officer and resisting arrest.
You read that right. Cops beat the hell out of this girl and they charge HER with assault. Plus she resisted the officers because that’s what we tell our children to do when strangers try to force them into a vehicle against their will.
Milburn and her family had to deal with two mistrials over a period of three years before the District Attorney agreed to stop pursuing the charges. By then, Dymond was 15-years-old and a huge chunk of her childhood was stolen from her. In retaliation, the Milburns filed a civil lawsuit against the officers who changed her life three year earlier. But none of them have been punished and a settlement hasn’t occurred. Basically, all three officers complicit in the kidnapping and beating of the then-12-year-old girl got away with it. Sean Stewart was actually named “Officer of the Year” sometime later and Gomez went on to be promoted prior to becoming a private detective.
Dymond Milburn is 20-years-old now and still hasn’t received justice for what these police officers did to her. She was just a black 12-year-old girl in front of her own home at night, and yet, police accused her of being a prostitute even though she didn’t do anything wrong and officers had no cause to accuse her of anything. In fact, the only reason the officers were around is because they were responding to a call about three white prostitutes allegedly soliciting in the area. However, they attacked a black child who obviously didn’t fit the description instead and accused her of being the prostitute. Remember, we’re talking about a 12-year-old girl who was at her house with her parents. She was an honors student helping around the house. She wasn’t out on the street hooking.
Police brutality against people of color is not just an epidemic today. It’s been around for a long time. And even children aren’t immune from illegal police behavior. If this can happen to one child, it can happen to any child in America. For too long, police have been able to do what they want to the citizens they are supposed to serve and protect with little or no consequences. That needs to change or police behavior never will. [PoliticusUSA]

Are you fucking kidding me

This is why respectability politics are total shit. What did this little girl do wrong? Nothing. There was nothing she could do. Now she’s a grown woman having to deal with this shit for the rest of her life.

Even if she were a prostitute, why would that excuse assault!?!?!? Jesus fucking christ cops are monsters

vegan-vulcan:

veganpunx:

j-j-jellal:

thepoliticalfreakshow:

Remembering Injured/Killed African-American Victims of Police Brutality

Dymond Milburn, 20-Year-Old African-American Teenager Assaulted By Police Officers When She Was 12, Then Charged With Assault By The Cops That Assaulted Her, & Police Alleged She Was A Prostitute

Three police officers in Texas accused a 12-year-old black girl of being a prostitute, beat and kidnapped her, and none of them ever faced any consequences for their actions.

On August 22, 2006, 12-year-old Dymond Milburn was outside her home flipping a breaker switch to help her family after the electricity went out, when a blue van pulled up and three men exited the vehicle without identifying themselves. The men were cops in plain clothes with the Galveston police and they accused Dymond, who is black, of being a prostitute.

“You’re a prostitute,” an officer declared. “You’re coming with me.”

They then tried to drag Milburn into their van while she scratched and clawed in her struggle to stop them from taking her. She screamed for her father to come to her rescue while the angry officers began beating her in an effort to force her into the van. One of the officers, David Roark, muzzled the girl’s mouth with his hand to silence her.

Hearing her screams, Dymond’s parents arrived on the scene and told officers, “That’s our daughter. She’s twelve.” But Roark didn’t give a damn. “I don’t care if she’s twenty-two, thirty-two, or forty-six,” Roark responded.

Along with Roark, the other officers included Sean Stewart and their Sergeant, Gilbert Gomez. They believed they had the right to take Dymond Milburn away without consulting her parents. Horrified, Dymond’s parents were devastated and powerless as the officers literally kidnapped their daughter before their eyes.

The officers decided to bring Dymond to the hospital for medical attention, and the level of her injuries was devastating. As a result of the brutal beating by police, the little girl suffered a head injury, a throat injury, abrasions on her arms, a sprained wrist, two black eyes, and lacerations as well as spinal injuries. On top of all these physical wounds, Dymond also suffered nightmares and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder. In all, her injuries resulted in a hospital bill totaling $8,000.

But police still weren’t done putting Dymond through hell. When she finally returned to school following her release from the hospital, police embarrassed her further by showing up at her school. They arrested her in front of her classmates at Austin Middle School in revenge for putting up a fight. The charges? Assaulting a police officer and resisting arrest.

You read that right. Cops beat the hell out of this girl and they charge HER with assault. Plus she resisted the officers because that’s what we tell our children to do when strangers try to force them into a vehicle against their will.

Milburn and her family had to deal with two mistrials over a period of three years before the District Attorney agreed to stop pursuing the charges. By then, Dymond was 15-years-old and a huge chunk of her childhood was stolen from her. In retaliation, the Milburns filed a civil lawsuit against the officers who changed her life three year earlier. But none of them have been punished and a settlement hasn’t occurred. Basically, all three officers complicit in the kidnapping and beating of the then-12-year-old girl got away with it. Sean Stewart was actually named “Officer of the Year” sometime later and Gomez went on to be promoted prior to becoming a private detective.

Dymond Milburn is 20-years-old now and still hasn’t received justice for what these police officers did to her. She was just a black 12-year-old girl in front of her own home at night, and yet, police accused her of being a prostitute even though she didn’t do anything wrong and officers had no cause to accuse her of anything. In fact, the only reason the officers were around is because they were responding to a call about three white prostitutes allegedly soliciting in the area. However, they attacked a black child who obviously didn’t fit the description instead and accused her of being the prostitute. Remember, we’re talking about a 12-year-old girl who was at her house with her parents. She was an honors student helping around the house. She wasn’t out on the street hooking.

Police brutality against people of color is not just an epidemic today. It’s been around for a long time. And even children aren’t immune from illegal police behavior. If this can happen to one child, it can happen to any child in America. For too long, police have been able to do what they want to the citizens they are supposed to serve and protect with little or no consequences. That needs to change or police behavior never will. [PoliticusUSA]

Are you fucking kidding me

This is why respectability politics are total shit. What did this little girl do wrong? Nothing. There was nothing she could do. Now she’s a grown woman having to deal with this shit for the rest of her life.

Even if she were a prostitute, why would that excuse assault!?!?!? Jesus fucking christ cops are monsters