14,400 palestinian children have been killed by israeli missiles since 2000
8,000 children under 10 years old are in prison
20 children have been killed in israel due to attacks made by fringe terrorists
don’t tell me how “fucked up both sides are” please.
Laurie Halse Anderson, author of Speak, on the question “Have any readers ever asked questions that shocked you?”
Read that again. Read it again, and again, and again. Over and over guys have asked her why Melinda was so upset about being raped. This is a girl who went to a party with friends. She was thirteen. She had a drink, because everyone else was. And a senior held her down and raped her while she was too drunk to get away.
And guys don’t understand why she was upset.
Read that again and then come back and tell me again why I should just shut up and take a joke when a comedian blows off rape as a big deal, or women’s bodies are casually treated as commodities in media. Remind me why I shouldn’t care about the very real harm that society’s treatment of women and sexual assault does.
Anonymous said: Yo, saying "The South will rise again" is pretty fucking racist, right? I mean, we all know why they rose in the first place, and none of us are buying that "states' rights" bullshit. Do those dumbfucks think if they rise again they'll get to have slaves again?
Ironically, it’s those racists who feel the need to say “The South will rise again” who are ensuring that it never will.