Jessica Valenti (via aquarie)
#TW: RAPE #I WAS SHOPPING WITH MY BROTHER LAST WEEK #IT WAS DARK OUT #I WAS ON AUTOMATIC PILOT #AND I DID MY NORMAL #CHECK THE BACKSEAT AS I WALK TO THE DOOR #THEN IMMEDIATELY LOCK THE DOOR #AND HE WAS LIKE #DUDE WHAT’S WITH THAT? #I DIDN’T KNOW WHAT HE WAS TALKING ABOUT #BUT THEN I DID #HE NEVER HAS TO DO ANY OF THAT #HE DOESN’T HAVE MACE LIKE I CARRY IN MY HAND#WHEN I’M AFRAID OF THE DARK #HE DOESN’T HAVE KEYS IN BETWEEN HIS FINGERS#READY TO JAB #AND WHEN I EXPLAINED TO HIM #WHY I LOOKED IN THE BACKSEAT#WHY I LOCKED THE DOORS SO FAST #HE JUST SAID #THAT’S WEIRD #NO BROTHER#THAT’S RAPE CULTURE(tags by anywhoozles)
I couldn’t imagine not living by some of these things. I really want to ask trans people what different and similar precautions they take. Do anyone want to share something? You can add it anonymously to my ask box as well.(via foryoursexualinformation)
It is an unusual school in an unusual location and is run by an unusual teacher.
Rajesh Kumar is a shopkeeper by profession but spends hours every morning teaching around 80 children from the poorest of the poor in India’s capital.
The 43-year-old visited the construction of the Delhi transit station a few years ago and was disturbed by the sight of many children playing at the site instead of attending school.
When he questioned the parents working at the sites they all said there were no schools in the vicinity and no one cared.
Consequently, his open-air class room was born - between pillars and beneath the tracks of the Delhi transit system, known as the Metro.
Every few minutes a train passes above, the children unperturbed by its sounds.
There are no chairs or tables and the children sit on rolls of polystyrene foam placed on the rubble.
Three rectangular patches of wall are painted black and used as a blackboard.
Anonymous donors have contributed cardigans, books, shoes and stationery for the children, as their parents cannot afford them.
One unnamed individual sends a bag full of biscuits and fruit juice for the pupils every day - another incentive for the children to turn up for their studies.
Space Tacos - tortillas are used to replace bread on Station, and can last a year, thanks to the scientists at Taco Bell: http://www.cnet.com/news/houston-we-have-a-tortilla-problem/
Here’s what it’s like to make a sandwich in weightlessness, using one of those floating, ageless, tasty tortillas.
Keira Knightley talks about Pirates of the Caribbean and her boobs.
Sara Talmadge's X-women! Frost, Pryde, Munroe, Rogue, Jubilee, and Braddock.
Can we talk about this for a second? Because this is exactly how history in the US is taught. Since I went to college, I’ve learned dozens of “facts” I’d been taught about the US military and our wars were complete and utter falsehoods made to make us appear the heroes. Every time I watch ATLA I discover more and more statements about the world around us and I just fucking love it.