"In 30 years observations, Jane Goodall never saw one rape among the chimpanzees, our closest primate cousins. Though it’s not possible to draw firm conclusions about human behaviour from animals, Goodall’s findings, and many other recent studies, get us questioning the old myths we have about rape. One of the most persistent myths about rape is that male biology and primitive male sex urges drive men to rape. But current information indicates that rape is more a learned act of sexual violence that comes out of social beliefs that men have a right to dominate and control women. The fact that rape is learned means that we can work to change the underlying beliefs and eliminate rape from our communities."

Truth About Rape (via slutwalkseattle)

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"White men make up approximately 36% of the population, but commit 75% of mass shootings. What would be called terrorism by any other skin tone is suddenly some mysterious unnamed disease. We as a society are perfectly happy to further stigmatize mentally ill people, who are far more likely to be victims of violence than commit violence, in the service of protecting white supremacy and male entitlement."

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Fuck the NRA.

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10 years. 4157 performances. Happy 10th Anniversary, Wicked. (October 30th, 2003)

forever sad that I never saw this performance.

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Dripping of sculptures by Adrien Coroller

Adrien COROLLER is an artist who likes to play with wood and its aspects to contradict the physical characteristics.
He made 2011 a series of sculptures called Heartwood, the heartwood is the internal part of the wood, corresponding to the increase in the oldest areas formed, no longer contain living cells. Also called “heart wood” or “heartwood”, it is a hard wood, compact, dense, dry rot.
This is in contradiction with all these qualities and fun that the artist gives us the impression that his wooden frames are melting as if they were made of chocolate.

"Every act of creation is first an act of destruction."
Pablo Picasso

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calm your shit barbie not everyone has white privilege like you do

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"When some Evangelical magazines and websites wrote snarky things about my participation in my gay son’s wedding, several prominent Evangelicals contacted me in private and said, “You did the right thing.” One told me that the hardest part of his job as a denominational executive was hearing from the parents of gay children who were driven out of churches in his denomination. He couldn’t change the denomination without splitting it, he said, and he was glad that he could retire soon because he couldn’t stand the agony of being part of causing pain for so many gay people and their families. A charismatic leader told me had had performed a wedding in private for his gay grandson. People would be shocked how many people seem to support the status quo by their public silence, but privately aren’t there."

Brian McLaren (via azspot)

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Woops, there it is. (x)

damn it this this this so much


Woops, there it is. (x)

damn it this this this so much

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