tumblr you can keep your glorified nostalgia about the wild thornberries and tony hawk’s pro skater and getting to hold the flea-ridden stuffed lion during the d.a.r.e program and what have you because THIS right here. now THIS was the essence of the 90s
YOU’LL CALL NOW
oh man it took me literally 2 seconds of this video to remember exactly how the rest of it went
I hated this commercial. Turns out I still hate it.
OH MY GOD THIS DAMN COMMERCIAL
I CAN’T FUCKING STOP LAUGHING its as awful as i remembered it
i didn’t think i was going to remember this…..i did
My mom would be gripping the remote white-knuckled and be like, “Fuck this commercial”
once i saw that orange tanktop
bisexual guys are assumed to be secretly gay
bisexual girls are assumed to be secretly straight
both are assumed to secretly like men
see what i’m getting at?
lesbians are assumed to be secretly bisexual
lesbians are assumed to be in need of “the right man”
lesbians are assumed to secretly like men too
see what i’m getting at?
“The way I dress is really about the message I want to send out to the world about who I am. Growing up in Alabama, I was black. I was poor. I was assigned male at birth — that’s how I like to put it. These things defined me, but I’m not any of these things. Clothes were a way for me to announce to the world who I was. I am not any of these things. This is who I am." - Laverne Cox
HOMOARIGATO’S FIRST GIVEAWAY EVER~~~
eeeeeeeeeeee i am so excited to announce this giveaway for lots of reasons (FALL IS COMING plus dark colors are in here and purple is my favorite color) but i just want to say i’m so appreciative of all your love and messages and support and everything you’ve done for me all these years (and through all these blogs!) so as a thank you, here’s a lil giveaway of things i think you’d like.
what’s in this you ask??
- 30ft bondage rope, very soft, in a beautiful lavender color
- nyx’s super skinny eye marker (this is my favorite eyeliner right now, it’s so much easier to use than liquid, gel, or pencil imo for that perf cat eye)
- nyx’s soft matte lip cream in transylvania (a matte deep violet, has a vanilla cake scent)
- melt cosmetics’ matte lipstick in by starlight (a matte medium-dark pink-toned purple, has a waxy vanilla scent)
- a couple stickers and a cute lil pocket mirror from melt cosmetics
the rules are as follows:
- you must have been following me before today (august 31st, 2014) only because i truly want this to go to someone who has been following me for a little while, not just someone who saw this on their dash and wants to gain these things for free
- you must like or reblog this
- or both!!
- only one to two entries per person (like, reblog, or like+reblog)
- you must be willing to give me your mailing address once i contact you
- I WILL SHIP INTERNATIONALLY
- giveaway will end and winner will be chosen september 14th, 2014
- good luck :))))
Senegal, Mauritania, Mali, Burkina Faso, Niger, Nigeria, Chad, Sudan, Eritrea, Ethiopia, and Djibouti. Those are the countries. It will be drought-resistant species, mostly acacias. And this is a fucking brilliant idea you have no idea oh my Christ
This will create so many jobs and regenerate so many communities and aaaaaahhhhhhh
more info here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Great_Green_Wall
it’s already happening, and already having positive effects. this is wonderful, why have i not heard of this before? i’m so happy!
Oh yes, acacia trees.
They fix nitrogen and improve soil quality.
And, to make things fun, the species they’re using practices “reverse leaf phenology.” The trees go dormant in the rainy season and then grow their leaves again in the dry season. This means you can plant crops under the trees, in that nitrogen-rich soil, and the trees don’t compete for light because they don’t have any leaves on.
And then in the dry season, you harvest the leaves and feed them to your cows.
Crops grown under acacia trees have better yield than those grown without them. Considerably better.
So, this isn’t just about stopping the advancement of the Sahara - it’s also about improving food security for the entire sub-Saharan belt and possibly reclaiming some of the desert as productive land.
Of course, before the “green revolution,” the farmers knew to plant acacia trees - it’s a traditional practice that they were convinced to abandon in favor of “more reliable” artificial fertilizers (that caused soil degradation, soil erosion, etc).
This is why you listen to the people who, you know, have lived with and on land for centuries.
(TW: police brutality, violence.)
Distressing Video Captures EXACTLY How Cops Treat Black People
I had to reblog this again because it just reduced me to tears.
As most of you know, I am an attorney. And I am an attorney licensed in Minnesota. This is the state where I took an oath last year to uphold state and federal laws and to protect the rights of the citizens.
It PAINS me to see this. To see these unjust cops who I for all intents & purposes, have to stand along side. When they are abusing EVERY SINGLE OUNCE of POWER. Minneapolis/St. Paul have BEEN a war zone. I’m ashamed. I’m embarrassed.
Not all officers are bad. Please don’t let that be the take away. But police brutality is VERY FUCKING REAL.
Watch this. If this doesn’t move you, if this doesn’t make you cry out in agony and want to change the world, I don’t know what will.