Please don’t tell girls “The boy who’s picking on you actually just likes you”
Even if it’s true, you shouldn’t teach girls to respect that sort of affection.
And you should definitely not teach boys that expressing their attraction to women through violence and disrespect is ok.
This comic is about how there are two sides to every story.
A guy insulting his ex to “compliment” you is always a red flag.If he says all his exes went crazy after a few months, realise that he was the only common factor. -Ash
refers to the latest botched state execution in the USA, where Arizona took a full two hours to kill a man using a secret mix of lethal drugs known to have been problematic when used before. The Arizona Republic newspaper said ..”By trying to pretend we are putting these convicts quietly to ‘sleep,’ we have instead fallen into a protocol that assures a lingering horror. If that is not the definition phrase ‘cruel and unusual punishment,’ the words have lost all meaning.” Senator John McCain said the botched execution amounted to "torture" .. (story here)
a great bag
My Funny Pictures #NewPost 
The most dangerous phrase in the language is, “we’ve always done it this way.”
"Come on, let’s mix it up!" The heart surgeon says.
"B-but we’ve always done it this way!" The other replies, "this is how you replace a heart valve."
"That’s the most dangerous phrase in the human language!" The first surgeon replies haughtily as he inputs a fruit loop into the patient’s heart. "This will be his valve. He will be a fruit loop in a world of Cheerios."
(taken from this post on the experiments of Harry Harlow)
This is serious business, because this is a large part of how sexism, racism, homophobia, rape culture, ethnocentrism, etc. continue to happen.
Bethann Hardison on racism in the fashion industry.
From About Face: Supermodels then and now
Kiana Hayeri grew up in Tehran, where the country’s morality police restricted her public behavior. She left in 2005 when she was 17 and moved to Toronto, where she studied photography at Ryerson University.
Her project’s title, “Your Veil Is A Battleground,” refers not just to the hijab covering — or not covering — their heads in public, which is law under the islamic republic, but also to the hidden nature of their private lives. It goes beyond the restrictions placed on women in public or their private rebellion. Ms. Hayeri also explores how the women choose to present themselves in public.
“It’s a whole world that many Americans are unaware of,” she said. “Nowadays, with all this talk about war, sanctions and nuclear weapons, people tend to forget about ordinary people, the actual people who live in Iran, and they only look at the government.”
“This is the generation that is trying to push the boundaries in every sense.”