autisticfandomthings:

The sheer amount of energy, abilities, and organisation that you have to have to actually put into practice all these “rape prevention” things is impossible for a lot of people. Especially disabled people. 

People with physical disabilities may not be able to learn all this self-defense stuff. Actually that’s generally pretty expensive, and disabled people tend to be poor.

Lots of us don’t have the motor control or energy to use things like this new anti-date rape nail polish.

Autistic people sometimes can’t just tell when someone’s unsafe.

Lots of us don’t have the funds or organisation to do things like getting taxis all the time.

So, what? Are we supposed to be the collateral damage for when all the “good” women are sensible and do all the rape prevention things we can’t? Are we just supposed to accept that we get raped at rates that are at least twice that of non disabled people? That about 80% of developmentally disabled women get sexually abused?

Is it our fault if we can’t do these things because we’re disabled?

Rape prevention does worse than nothing for disabled people.

Why is this never brought up when feminists criticise “rape prevention” things?

factualfeminist:

nowyoukno:

socialjusticekoolaid:

(9.23.14) — Another morning in Amerikkka. Somebody thought it would be fun to desecrate the Mike Brown Memorial early this morning. I… I really can’t even. #staywoke #farfromover

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Here’s a picture of some cops watching the memorial burn although there seemed to be no police at the scene when the fire department arrived.

I feel sick.

ohmybuckyy:

*gives crush mixed CD*

*Captain America the Winter Soldier soundtrack*

awwww-cute:

My friend’s husky is really excited about their new puppy

awwww-cute:

My friend’s husky is really excited about their new puppy

Sarah Lamb as Odette in Swan Lake

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pas-de-chat-saute-de-chat:

kuklarusskaya:

so much love for two ladies esp tonight

seriously

my goodness 

i love you more than our combined love for churros ❤️

i love you like i love pasta

u the best

theroguefeminist:

flybaldies:

bisexualfandom:

it was really disappointing when i found out helen keller was a eugenicist, because, as a disabled woman, there was so much that i looked up to her for, one of them being her brilliant eloquence when discussing such vitally important issues such as women’s rights and laborer’s rights, as well as her part in helping found the ACLU, and her advocacy for socialism. 

but, it doesn’t change the fact that she was a eugenicist, and the fact that she publicly supported the euthanasia of a disabled child.

while her writings on the abolishment of horrific institutions like capitalism and poverty do seem invaluable, i think people need to take into consideration, before they post quotes of hers, or pictures of her [and so on], that there’s nothing more capitalistic and corrupt than systematically wiping out ”defectives” such as the poor, disabled people, people of color, sex workers, lgbtq people, &etc. by sterilizing them, forcibly institutionalizing them, and murdering them, because they did not ”contribute” to the maintaining of the ”right” kind of society. 

yeah, there’s some more information on this— apparently she changed her mind not long after and ended up speaking out against it regularly.

totally agree that her having written the column in the first place is completely indefensible, but taken in the context of her later life and shift in opinion, keller’s human like the rest of us— one mistake (that most importantly she sought to rectify) doesn’t invalidate what she did for the rest of her life.

i’d take this as a very important reminder that people who are otherwise admirable can say and support deeply inhumane things, but also that they can change and learn

I think it’s important for people to acknowledge when people change and to not perpetuate the idea that they continued to hold views they stopped believing.

(Source: proletarianpekingese)

seedy:

you know when ur older relatives say things like “aww u were so cute when u were little” like excuse me bitch im still cute

queenmerbabe:

thepsychoticfuckingbiotic:

sadim0uto:

sadim0uto:

Hello!! I’m in need of a HUGE signal boost right now (and maybe a big reporting session) because my best friend is being blackmailed by her ex boyfriend. 

I’m not exactly sure what I’m supposed to put here, but I feel like this should be a warning for anyone who knows him and just a general informative thing. Jacob lives in Australia and is 16 years of age. They’ve had a very unhealthy relationship and he’s threatened sending out her nudes multiple times. Jacob is very manipulative and emotionally abusive towards her and even ends up pulling me and her other friends into not being able to do anything because it’ll end up hurting her. He’s made around 7 Twitter accounts to contact my friend in the times that she was trying to get out of the relationship.

In the picture above, he’s posted her nudes and threatened her.

ALL IM ASKING IS FOR YOU TO REPORT HIM ON EVERYTHING AND ANYTHING:

His Twitter accounts all start with @/neinthousand but the one that was most recently used was: @/neinthousand12 (but it was apparently deleted)

His Facebook account is:Jacob R Hynes, and he has more but I am unable to find them. They’re under Jacob Hynes and the like.

********** UPDATES!!! **********

First, we thought we had a compromise. 

Then this happened not even a minute after:

PLEASE CONTINUE REBLOGGING THIS. My friend is only 15 years of age and this is absolutely horrible. We’re getting ahold of local authorities but if you see the pictures anywhere (namely twitter) REPORT THEM IMMEDIATELY.

Put this guy on blast. Detestable scum.

Fucking ruin him.

Sam Pepper handcuffs himself to women on the street, refusing to release one woman until she kisses him

theroguefeminist:

karnythia:

bankuei:

whitestuffknowslimits:

thebobblehat:

trashbagtricks:

aka14kgold:

jean-luc-gohard:

celebreceipts:

In January, Sam Pepper uploaded a video called “How To Get A Girlfriend Easy” in which he sneaks up behind or beside unsuspecting women on the street and handcuffs them to himself. He then tells them they’re “his girlfriend now.”

When one victim reacts furiously, saying “No! I don’t know you! Take it off!” and demands that he remove the handcuffs, he refuses and replies with “We’re dating now.” She tries again, “Look, I don’t know where you’re from, but we don’t do this in America. Take this off,” while fighting with the cuffs. He refuses again, insisting they’re “going on a date.” She then tells him that she’s married, to which he says “No, you’re married to me now,” and refuses yet again to remove the handcuffs.

At the end of the video, another woman is pleading with him to undo the handcuffs, and he refuses to until she kisses him on the lips. Pepper appears to think the entire scenario is hilarious at best and endearingly misguided at worst, while the women being “pranked” are visibly livid, terrified, and profoundly uncomfortable.

NONE OF THESE THINGS ARE PRANKS.

We need to stop calling assault by white men on men of color and women of all races “pranks,” because it makes them seem lighthearted and fun, not like the violent criminal acts they are.

NONE OF THESE THINGS ARE PRANKS.

NONE OF THESE THINGS ARE PRANKS.

NONE OF THESE THINGS ARE PRANKS.

NONE OF THESE THINGS ARE PRANKS.

NONE OF THESE THINGS ARE PRANKS.

NONE OF THESE THINGS ARE PRANKS.

im throwing up

I would have beat the shit out of him.

I wish he did that to me. I’ll finally have a reason to cause major bodily harm to a dick who deserves it.

"I was being handcuffed by a stranger, officer.  He was using tools of abduction and I was afraid he was going to take me to a secondary location.  I had no choice but to fight back and since I was handcuffed to him, I could not retreat from the encounter.  I was forced to beat him unconscious for my own safety.”

I mean, I might be too small to render him unconscious using my fists. This knife I carry on the other hand…

Look at 2:18 of the video - i really respect the person he cuffed for just telling him to fuck off and getting away