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gunpowderandspark:

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The Republican Party recently released an ad assuring us that, yes, there actually are Black Republicans.

A message that would have probably been more impactful if the only appearance of a Black person in their video wasn’t a stock photo they had to pay to use…

mrsfallontimberlake:

People talk about how hard long distance relationships are but nobody talks about the struggle of long distance friendships. I would give my left leg right now to just be able to sit in our pjs and watch movies or to just be able to give a big fucking hug. 

feministnoise:

bluhstrider:

girl scouts are letting in trans girls and letting girls replace God with whatever they want in the pledge, also they use cookie income to support abortion and LGBT agendas

boy scouts are just now allowing gay scouts in, officially in january, but gay leaders are still banned and they’re talking about segregation on camping trips, with gay scouts and straight scouts in different tents. also they still ban atheists,

girl scouts: 10000   boy scouts: 0

Girls Scouts have been advocates for diversity and inclusivity since their inception in 1912, to wit:

  • Troops for African-American, Native, and Mexican-American girls established by or before the 1920s
  • Early integration of Scout troops decades before the civil rights movement
  • Special efforts to involve children of migrant workers and military personnel, as well as disabled children
  • Official handbooks and materials offered in multiple languages as well as Braille
  • Girl Scouts Behind Bars, a scouting program for children with incarcerated parents
  • An “all inclusive” official policy in matters of race, religion, sexual orientation, and gender identity - if a child identifies as a girl, she is welcome as a Scout

So feel extra good about those cookies you’re buying, y’all.

villa-kulla:

dionthesocialist:

It’s hilarious that non-Americans on Tumblr are all like “OMG DENNY’S TUMBLR MAKES ME WISH I LIVED IN AMERICA SO I COULD EAT THERE,” while us Americans will literally only eat at Dennys if it’s 3 in the morning and we’ve lost control of our life.

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» [fic rec] the feel-good hit of the summer by disco_vendetta (brinn) - The 100 (TV)

If you’re a fan of The 100, if you ship Bellamy/Clarke, hell, even if you don’t or aren’t into The 100, if you like honest to goodness good writing and feeling the down to earth, and earthy grunge of music feature writing, read this story. 

(Yes, this is a Band AU fic.)

I am serious, run don’t walk, read this really really good story. Because damn, is it good, and it makes me say, I want to write like this one day.

Here, have a snippet! 

 A YEAR ago, nobody knew who either of the frontmen (or rather, frontpersons) for The 100 were. They each had a small, devoted fanbase, but it was the sort of fanbase that signed up to be on “street teams” to promote each gig so that the artists could pay for gas. The Top 40 charts were a mirage in the desert, something to strive for, but something that was also by nature unattainable.

    Blake was fronting his band The Brother Keepers, playing dive bars and people’s basements in a broken-down van, and brushing his teeth in truck stop bathrooms. Griffin was doing a mall tour and slowly losing her mind (“I felt like one of those pianos that plays itself at the airport”). Both had become the biggest fish in exceptionally small ponds. Then they got in bed together.


    THE TWO were first asked to collaborate by their label, ARK Records, for a charity cover album, Under The Covers. You might remember them by their promotional photo — each set of dueting artists posed in bed together for the album jacket. Blake and Griffin were seated on top of the blankets, angled away from each other, on opposite sides of the bed, looking like nothing so much as a couple in the midst of a fight about someone’s mother-in-law. While the obvious distaste in the photo was promoted as intentional, I manage to ask the photographer about it at an ARK promotional party prior to writing this article. “Don’t fuckin’ ask me about that fuckin’ shoot with those two fuckin’ lunatics,” is his only comment, his eyes getting the glassy, haunted look of a man who’s seen combat.

    But regardless of what actually went on behind the scenes, their cover of “Crazy In Love” had fans confused and salivating from Blake’s first breathy “Uh-oh, uh-oh, I’m gonna…” When Griffin’s voice kicked in a second later, the internet collectively lost its shit. omg they sound like they’re having sex was retweeted by a no-doubt well-intentioned intern at ARK and the song shot to the top of ARK’s sales charts. Adding to the mystery of the whole thing was the fact that none of Blake and Griffin’s respective fans had any idea whatsoever who that other person “sounding like he’s singin’ into her damn neck” (thanks, Twitter user rohandwarf23) was.

A subway repair line. Built in the ’30s and used until it was cut off by the city’s new main water line. Abandoned for decades.

*sigh* all the fonts in the themes i see and keep using are so small, does anyone have a suggestion, a customized theme where i can still show my gifs and have a reader friendly sized font on the theme?

errorofyourways:

fic: the feel-good hit of the summer.
the 100. clarke griffin, bellamy blake, octavia blake, jasper jordan, monty green, raven reyes. clarke/bellamy.
Clarke Griffin and Bellamy Blake are sleeping together. (aka ROCK BAND AU)