The beautiful United States of America.
Today, I read an article about a woman with HIV who was raped. The man that attacked her is now HIV positive. All of the commentary surround this was about how she should have told him she was HIV+ and that women with HIV should have a badge or special underwear so that this doesn’t happen to another man. It is 12:12am and I am already done with the world.
That is rape culture
THIS POST WINS FOR THE MOST HORRIFYING THING I’VE READ ALL DAY
non-Jewish people going on today about “reclaiming” Anne Frank as a “bi icon” or w/e make me really uncomfortable, because it has this ring of “all this time I thought she was just some Jewish kid, but now it turns out she’s one of us!!!!” like if you didn’t find Anne Frank’s story moving until you realized she shared some marker with you then maybe you should reconsider your whole approach to this whole “empathy” thing.
"I want your fingers to linger on my skin I don’t care if your fingernails dig in so deep they get tangled in my veins and I won’t mind if you tear out my flesh with your bare hands. When the bleeding won’t stop and I struggle to catch my breath I’ll thank you for holding my hand"
"A tepid, sticky, disgusting feeling that
seemed to slowly constrict my chest …
accidentally woke up at 4 but i watched the sunrise
I nearly shat myself, pardon my language, when my aunt told me that in many European countries everybody gets four weeks’ paid vacation. I’m 100% in favor of working less. Not because I don’t value work, but because I do value my sanity.
But if everybody got vacation and sick leave and maternity/paternity leave, what would companies do to attract workers? Pay them more? DON’T BE ABSURD!
a support group for people who started saying YAAAAAAS ironically and now can’t stop
Slave Market Memorial: These statues of chained slaves in Tanzania stand as a memorial to the old slave market.