Amsterdam is turning rainbow for a visit of the Russian president Putin. The council of the city of Amsterdam has decided to hang out the gay pride flag on all council owned buildings and offices, in protest to Russia’s new anti-gay law.
pretty sure Amsterdam is now the sass capital of the world
this is the actual best thing
nine photographs portraying quotes said to sexual assault survivors by police officers, attorneys, and other authority figures
more info about project unbreakable here
original tumblr here
I gave a presentation about victim-blaming and how much of a problem it truly is. And someone had the audacity to write, “I’m not convinced it’s a problem.”
This is horrific.
but police are here to help us, right? this is why i didn’t go to the police. this is why i get so mad when people tell me i should have gone to the police. this is why so many victims of sexual assault/abuse don’t go to the fucking police
The next step in transformative technology is already here, and the United States runs the risk of being left behind.
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Remember this next time the corporate media are trying to sell the next war…
Before the White House’s Syrian War flop, networks like CNN, MSNBC, Fox News and Bloomberg TV wheeled out at least 22 different men who they claimed were “pundits” and “commentators”, but in actuality were merely bomb and missile salesmen – who held director, board and shareholding positions with military giants like Raytheon, DC Capital Partners and BAE Systems.
Yes, you heard that right.
Watchdog organization, the Public Accountability Initiative, a non-profit research group, details this and many more disclosures in its recent and damning report on US media coverage to hype a war in Syria.
[read more]Remember earlier when I was saying it was curious that the media was pushing so hard for action in Syria?This just might have had something to do with it.
Read the article.
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