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Bill Maher on the criticism he’s received for his views on religion, his film, Religulous, specifically.

besturlonhere:

codeinewarrior:

sunnbather:

codeinewarrior:

people forget that south africa ended apartheid only two decades ago

People also forget that because of that, there are severe anti-white sentiments in South Africa to the point that a lot of the white people there don’t feel safe in their own country

whose country?

trap card activated

awwww-cute:

Seeing-eye dog loses both eyes, owner gets another to see for them all

awwww-cute:

Seeing-eye dog loses both eyes, owner gets another to see for them all

Robin Williams didn’t die from suicide. I only just heard the sad, sad news of Robin Williams’s death. My wife sent me a message to tell me he had died, and, when I asked her what he died from, she told me something that nobody in the news seems to be talking about.

When people die from cancer, their cause of death can be various horrible things – seizure, stroke, pneumonia – and when someone dies after battling cancer, and people ask “How did they die?”, you never hear anyone say “pulmonary embolism”, the answer is always “cancer”. A Pulmonary Embolism can be the final cause of death with some cancers, but when a friend of mine died from cancer, he died from cancer. That was it. And when I asked my wife what Robin Williams died from, she, very wisely, replied “Depression”.

The word “suicide” gives many people the impression that “it was his own decision,” or “he chose to die, whereas most people with cancer fight to live.” And, because Depression is still such a misunderstood condition, you can hardly blame people for not really understanding. Just a quick search on Twitter will show how many people have little sympathy for those who commit suicide…

But, just as a Pulmonary Embolism is a fatal symptom of cancer, suicide is a fatal symptom of Depression. Depression is an illness, not a choice of lifestyle. You can’t just “cheer up” with depression, just as you can’t choose not to have cancer. When someone commits suicide as a result of Depression, they die from Depression – an illness that kills millions each year. It is hard to know exactly how many people actually die from Depression each year because the figures and statistics only seem to show how many people die from “suicide” each year (and you don’t necessarily have to suffer Depression to commit suicide, it’s usually just implied). But considering that one person commits suicide every 14 minutes in the US alone, we clearly need to do more to battle this illness, and the stigmas that continue to surround it. Perhaps Depression might lose some its “it was his own fault” stigma, if we start focussing on the illness, rather than the symptom. Robin Williams didn’t die from suicide. He died from Depression*. It wasn’t his choice to suffer that.

Tom Clempsom (via mollyfamous)

allen-francis:

maggins:

faeries-everywhere:

when is it going to be the other way round

does this count?

Oh, I think that one counts. 

can we talk about the princess and the frog? he’s giving her the eye while she’s a frog that’s love

ltalian:

that’s exactly what someone who’s dating their dad would say

ltalian:

that’s exactly what someone who’s dating their dad would say

mioinne:

TELL US WHY YOU’RE CLOSED. WHY ARE YOU CLOSING YOUR DOORS. WHY ARE YOU LOCKING YOUR DOORS TO THE PUBLIC. TELL US THE REASON. WHY.

mioinne:

TELL US WHY YOU’RE CLOSED. WHY ARE YOU CLOSING YOUR DOORS. WHY ARE YOU LOCKING YOUR DOORS TO THE PUBLIC. TELL US THE REASON. WHY.

reservoir-fantasy:

jaclynxhyde:

hotsytotsy:

stooooooop. 

awesome

#[disney princess interlude plays in the distance]
295:

officialnoot:

why does this have so many notes

why does this have so many noots

295:

officialnoot:

why does this have so many notes

why does this have so many noots

versachiel:

unirony:

what do people think they’re gonna do with a ‘how 2 eat someone out’ post they’re taggin ‘ref’
u gonna pull out yr phone while u go down?
read it right beforehand like yr crammin for a test?

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a game of stark children not listening to their fucking mother

ATTENTION LGBTQ YOUTH IN TEXAS:

lezbian-chic:

Governor elections are coming up really soon.

Your main tickets are:

Tx. attorney general Greg Abbott (R)

Senator Wendy Davis (D)


Abbott is for “traditional values” AKA against gay rights.

Davis is all for LGBTQ rights.

IF WENDY DAVIS IS ELECTED TEXAS MAY FINALLY LEGALIZE GAY MARRIAGE BY NEXT YEAR.

ALL WE NEED TO DO IS VOTE!!!!!


REBLOG TO SAVE LIVES

q2k:

q2k:

There’s a dog at work today who is a real life deviantart oc. He’s a border collie with long blonde 90s surfer dude bangs and it’s the most amazing thing I’ve seen since I started this job.

Nature is a wonder.

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I was being 100% serious.

We live in a society that’s sexist in ways it doesn’t understand. One of the consequences is that men are extremely sensitive to being criticized by women. I think it threatens them in a very primal way, and male privilege makes them feel free to lash out.

This is why women are socialized to carefully dance around these issues, disagreeing with men in an extremely gentle manner. Not because women are nicer creatures than men. But because our very survival can depend on it.

No skin thick enough: The daily harassment of women in the game industry

The whole article sadly hits very close to home.

(via rosalarian)