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vladimirnootin:

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sixpenceee:

10 year old Yemeni girl smiling after she was granted a divorce from her husband- a 30 year old man

Here’s what I found after looking into it. 

Nujood Ali was nine when her parents arranged a marriage to Faez Ali Thamer, a man in his thirties. Regularly beaten by her in-laws and raped by her husband, Ali escaped on April 2, 2008, two months after the wedding.

On the advice of her father’s second wife, she went directly to court to seek a divorce. After waiting for half a day, she was noticed by a judgeMohammed al-għadha who gave her refuge. He had both her father and husband taken into custody.

Indeed, publicity surrounding Ali’s case is said to have inspired efforts to annul other child marriages, including that of an 8 year old Saudi girl who was allowed to divorce a middle-aged man in 2009.

But in 2013 Ali reported to the media that her father had forced her out of their home and is withholding her money granted by publishers. Her father has also arranged a marriage for her younger sister, Haifa.

Also this girl has her own book

I just want some feminists to focus more on this than on defending Zoe Quinn and Anita Sarkeesian.

Realistically, what can they do? Most of the feminists that you likely encounter are based in USA, Canada, maybe UK. What can they do to affect attitudes and policies in a place like Yemen?

They can raise awareness. Tumblr is a global site where you can donate to people in many countries to aid them.

A very good thing they can do, for one, is set up donations for this kid or other kids. They can put efforts to start up shelters for such incidents.

There’s a lot of things western feminists can do. This post only has almost 9k posts, whereas a post about male tears has 36K.

reptiliaherps:

thatlizardcamefromthemoon:

#animal death #animal abuse

DO NOT SUPPORT EXOTIC ARC 

The pictures above were taken on August 29th, 2014 by a member of a bearded dragon community. These bearded dragons are being kept at Exotic ARC located in St. Louis, MO. The conditions the bearded dragons are kept in are clearly deplorable. There are way too many housed altogether, their tank is obviously hardly cleaned, many of the dragons are lethargic and some are even possibly dead.

These guys pride themselves in being reptile experts. If they cannot even take care of bearded dragons, how are they caring for the more ‘intermediate’ reptiles in the store? Many people have witnessed the other reptiles in the store being neglected just as bad, with one person saying the following:

The animals had no water. The baby leopard geckos were eating each other. Dead animals everywhere in the cages. They also way too many baby chameleons in one cage and at least 10 dead ones at the bottom. The smell in there is horrific.” 

They also have been seen to give incorrect advice on how to care for reptiles. Someone who posted looking for advice on how to take care of a turtle they found was told that all they needed was a ‘full spectrum light’ to take care of the turtle, while in reality they need an actual UVB light as well as a heat lamp. See the following:

A group of us have been trying to go on their facebook to bring attention to these issues to not only the owner but also the customers. They simply delete the posts once they get online.

What we can do:

Leave a review on their Facebook page (they can’t delete reviews, they can only hide the review page itself if they choose to)

Contact FOX 2 news in St. Louis to cover the deplorable conditions these animals are being kept in

Contact the Missouri Department of Agriculture 

Contact the City of St. Louis Animal Care & Control 

Bring Exotic ARC to the attention of USARK (United States Association of Reptile Keepers)

Contact James Brumley and tell him to fix the horrible conditions of his store

It is amazing and horrible that this store has remained operating for as long as it has if it subjects its reptiles to these conditions. Stores like these give a bad name to other small businesses that go out of their way to properly care for their reptiles.

If anybody who lives around the area could travel to the store to gather more proof of the blatant neglect taking place, that would be much appreciated. 

Notice, guys: He has posted on his FB that he “ran into trouble” and is asking all of his FB friends to go onto his shop page and leave a positive review.

I have a lot of followers. If everyone were to leave a bad review, it would overwhelm and surpass the amount of friends he even has on his FB. Please stop by his shop page and leave as shitty of a review as you can.

embersilence:

glazedeyes-emptyhearts:

neverlandlouisx:

itsterminallycancerous:

gingerten:

seven-0ceans:

da-weedgoblin:

chandra75:

portablewhiskers:

no-drama-obama:

This is, in fact, the most important post on the internet.

Every male should be required to read this.

Every person on earth should read this. 

Oh.

Coming from a boy: When another guy says, “Oh, I see its that time of month again.” I actually want to punch you in the dick and make your genitals bleed, cause fuck you, maybe you’re right but it’s disrespectful in my mind to be pointing it out and if this is what girls go through you should understand they have the right to be a bit short tempered during those 5 days.

Thank god someone gets it. I hate it when people call girls out on it, that’s just downright shameful and rude as hell.

itS BACK YEEESSS

praise the lord that this exists

BLESS

BLESS THIS POST

(Source: tom-sits-like-a-whore)

jawnthebaptiste:

kingjaffejoffer:

Michael Brown’s dad before the burial. 

The emotion and all of the sweat…. shit is hard to look at, even if its only a picture

I didn’t want to reblog this because it’s hard to look at, but people SHOULD see it.

We SHOULD see a father mourning his teenage son.

We SHOULD see how a killing like Mike’s can take a toll on not only a community, but a family.

It’s as easy for young black men to become martyrs as it is for them to become victims. They can never just be humans. 

We can never just be.

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transhousingnetwork:

I’m 14 years old trans male I came out to my parents and they kicked me out I’m currently living homeless witch is honestly scaring the crap out of me. My friends have all stopped talking to me since I came out and I need a place to stay for a while I have a couple hundred dollar and I don’t take up much space I need help I’m scared homeless and hungry 

Contact info 

(702) 412-1671

Fandomsandequality@gmail.com

gxsia:

I GOT TOLD OFF TODAY BECAUSE APPARENTLY MY SKIRT WAS TOO SHORT? HOW MANY FUCKING TIMES GGHGGHGGGH
FIRSTLY, MY BUTT ISN’T EVEN FUCKING SHOWING SO I’M NOT REVEALING ANYTHING
SECONDLY IM SHOWING MY LEGS BECAUSE I AM CONFIDENT IN DOING SO AND THAT IS MY FUCKING DECISION
THIRDLY, ITS NOT INAPPROPRIATE, ITS FUCKING HOT, GIRLS ARE GONNA BE WALKING AROUND WITH SHORTS/SKIRTS ON
YES, MY MOTHER KNOWS IM WEARING A SKIRT THIS “SHORT” THANK YOU FOR ASKING AND NO SHE DOESN’T MIND BECAUSE I WASN’T BROUGHT UP IN SOME DICKHEAD WAY THAT CONFORMS TO PATRIARCHAL SOCIETY
I DONT GIVE TWO FUCKS IF BOYS LOOK AT MY LEGS, THEYRE FUCKING LEGS, AND IF THEY CANT CONTAIN THEMSELVES THATS THEIR PROBLEM NOT MINE
I DONT GIVE A FUCK IF YOUVE ASKED 3 OTHER MEMBERS OF STAFF IF THEY THINK MY SKIRT IS TOO SHORT AND THEY SAID YES, THATS THEIR OPINION
IM OLD ENOUGH TO MAKE MY OWN FUCKING DECISIONS ON WHETHER I WANT TO SHOW MY LEGS OR NOT AND YOU HAVE NO RIGHT TO TELL ME I HAVE TO COVER UP
SHALL I TAKE MY FUCKING SKIRT OFF THEN? YES? OKAY ILL JUST WALK AROUND IN MY PANTS
IT UPSETS ME THAT EVEN AS A WOMAN, YOU THINK ITS WRONG TO WEAR A SKIRT IN THE SUMMER
I WEAR WHATEVER I FEEL COMFORTABLE IN, SO SUCK YOUR MOM
ITS JUST GETTING FUCKING RIDICULOUS BECAUSE AS WOMEN WE’RE SO RESTRICTED, NEXT TIME ILL COME IN MY FUCKING UNDERWEAR
“have some self respect” BITCH I CAN COME IN NAKED AND STILL HAVE SELF RESPECT SO SUCK 8 DICKS

I HATE PEOPLE

jazzumon:

forthefallentac00s:

forthefallentac00s:

this is my baby happy, She is the sweetest puppy you’ll ever meet and she loves everyone she meets. On monday morning she was hit by a car which left her hip bone and her spine fractured (as shown in the picture above: her legs are so messed up she cant sit properly ; she is very doped up on pain medicine rn). She is under the care of doctor lowry at the talladega veterinary clinic. She needs surgery but we cant afford it - the cost is over $5000. If she doesn’t have the surgery they will put her to sleep. This is an immediate situation. you can donate here:

http://www.gofundme.com/dmbczc 

Or you can donate directly to the clinic You can donate directly to the clinic -under Happy’s account. 923 north st. E. talladega, al 35160 or call (256-362-6764)(7am -5pm)

Ive seen people do these types of things for disney land or some other types of surgery, so please please PLEASE help me save my baby’s life, please

If you can’t donate please just signal boost on whatever website you can so someone who can donate can see this and donate.

I have never asked anyone on this website for anything, please i am  begging you to save her life.

please keep this trending !!! #helphappy

IT HAS COME TO MY ATTENTION THAT A LOT OF PEOPLE ARE BOYCOTTING GOFUNDME SO I MADE A NEW WEBSITE YOU CAN DONATE TO http://www.youcaring.com/medical-fundraiser/please-help-save-happy/225994

GOD BLESS YOU CAN PLEASE CONTINUE TO SPREAD THIS AROUND PLEASE

Guys, this puppy is sitting in an animal hospital drugged up on pain meds as her body suffers. It’s a very time sensitive situation. If enough money isn’t raised in time, this poor pup will be put down. 

You don’t have to give a lot. Just give and pass it on. Simple as that.

mediamattersforamerica:

Fox spent much of its VMA coverage questioning Beyonce’s ability to promote feminism while being "extremely sexual."  

Megyn Kelly labeled Beyonce’s message and lyrics as “skanky,” while a FoxNews.com article claimed the singer “seemed to ensure her behind was the focus on each song, all the while educating young viewers about feminism.”

On The Five, Fox hosts suggested “she’s auditioning for a future husband,” and Greg Gutfeld announced that ”the greatest thing about pop culture is convincing women that acting like strippers is empowering.” 

What Fox failed to recognize is that expressing sexuality does not automatically remove a woman’s right to discuss equality. Instead, the network righteously slut-shamed Beyonce and used her performance as basis to attack feminism as a whole. In reality, such policing of women’s sexuality has harmed progress toward equality. The very same mindset has been used to dismiss women’s need to access contraception, and blame rape survivors for their own assaults. 

If anyone is going to be shamed, it should be Fox and its irresponsible coverage of women’s issues. 

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