Declan - 21 - From Newcastle, UK, now at Exeter University

 

original-plastic:

Homosexuality is unnatural! It says so in this book where snakes talk, people come back from the dead, a guy walks on water, and a virgin has a baby.

club-nike:

I fucking love these so much I can’t even. This girl is great can we be friends please

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lupusadlunam:

thechangelingmedusa:
Like seriously, why isn’t pole dancing an olympic sport? This is freakin gymnastics. This is strength and skill. This is not sexual whatsoever. Why does pole dancing have to be so stigmatised as a sexual thing that only strippers do? I have great respect for all people who can pull this off. This is art and beauty right here. 

"stigmatised as a sexual thing that only strippers do"
Why do strippers have to be put down in order to make an argument in favour of pole dancing? The strip club culture is pretty shitty but it says a lot more about the kind of people who run and go to them than it does the men and women who strip there. There is nothing wrong with strippers as long as they’re doing it because it’s what they want to do and they enjoy it, instead of because it’s their only option or they’re pressured into it.
If someone wants to be a stripper and they are, well then good for them, you don’t need to put them down in order to justify pole dancing, even if they are doing it because it’s their only option or because they’ve been pressured into it, who the fuck is putting them down supposed to help people in that situation? I’m sure pole dancing is just as athletic regardless of whether it’s sexual or not.

lupusadlunam:

thechangelingmedusa:

Like seriously, why isn’t pole dancing an olympic sport? This is freakin gymnastics. This is strength and skill. This is not sexual whatsoever. Why does pole dancing have to be so stigmatised as a sexual thing that only strippers do? I have great respect for all people who can pull this off. This is art and beauty right here. 

"stigmatised as a sexual thing that only strippers do"

Why do strippers have to be put down in order to make an argument in favour of pole dancing? The strip club culture is pretty shitty but it says a lot more about the kind of people who run and go to them than it does the men and women who strip there. There is nothing wrong with strippers as long as they’re doing it because it’s what they want to do and they enjoy it, instead of because it’s their only option or they’re pressured into it.

If someone wants to be a stripper and they are, well then good for them, you don’t need to put them down in order to justify pole dancing, even if they are doing it because it’s their only option or because they’ve been pressured into it, who the fuck is putting them down supposed to help people in that situation? I’m sure pole dancing is just as athletic regardless of whether it’s sexual or not.

susiethemoderator:

jonsnowflakes:

Collegehumors’ new video is on point as always

It’s even funnier when you see the White Tears in the comment section saying EXACTLY what the actors say in the video.

proud-atheist:

Idiot doesn’t believe in addictionhttp://proud-atheist.tumblr.com

People who think like that tend to forget the things that actually led to them using/drinking in the first place. A large amount of addicts come from poorer backgrounds and suffer from mental health issues, especially depression, when they lack the support they need from their family they turn to other methods to try and relieve that pain.
I became an alcoholic by the time I was 15, I started drinking heavily by the time I was 13, my mother started giving me alcohol regularly when I was 11… It may have been my choice to drink, but the influence from abusive and neglectful parents, a family history of alcoholism, verbally and physically violent students and uncaring teachers are what led me to become an alcoholic.
Yes, they were my mistakes, but my mistakes were the result of other peoples behaviour towards and around me, I was just a fucking child.
People will excuse college kids and high school seniors that are all 18+ from rape and dui related manslaughter because “they’re just kids” but 13 year old me doesn’t get a free pass for my drinking problems because I “chose to do it”? 
How don’t people see the problems with that line of thinking?

proud-atheist:

Idiot doesn’t believe in addiction
http://proud-atheist.tumblr.com

People who think like that tend to forget the things that actually led to them using/drinking in the first place. A large amount of addicts come from poorer backgrounds and suffer from mental health issues, especially depression, when they lack the support they need from their family they turn to other methods to try and relieve that pain.

I became an alcoholic by the time I was 15, I started drinking heavily by the time I was 13, my mother started giving me alcohol regularly when I was 11… It may have been my choice to drink, but the influence from abusive and neglectful parents, a family history of alcoholism, verbally and physically violent students and uncaring teachers are what led me to become an alcoholic.

Yes, they were my mistakes, but my mistakes were the result of other peoples behaviour towards and around me, I was just a fucking child.

People will excuse college kids and high school seniors that are all 18+ from rape and dui related manslaughter because “they’re just kids” but 13 year old me doesn’t get a free pass for my drinking problems because I “chose to do it”? 

How don’t people see the problems with that line of thinking?

surprisebitch:

im pretty certain due to the extremely conservative nature of Mormons, they dont condone this message

(Source: best-of-memes)

Anonymous asked
Why don't you use capital letters?

officialunitedstates:

the kids on tumblr are more receptive to text posts that lack proper capitalization and I am a businessman

Are we just gunna ignore the ironic capitalisation of “I” or…

myriadsubtletiess:

musingsofanawkwardblackgirl:

odinsblog:

Racial bias in America: from higher suspension rates in preschool, to disproportionate rates of capital punishment, to everything in between, structures of authority routinely allow anti-Black racial bias to color the “facts”, and warp the narrative. And frequently (whether unintentional or otherwise) the police and the media often work together to further criminalize innocent Black victims

1Criminalizing Blackness in America

2. 14-year-old Tremaine McMillian attacked and choked by police, literally while holding a puppy…because McMillian made them “feel threatened” and gave them “dehumanizing stares

3. Author and CNN contributor keithboykin: how the AP slandered Renisha McBride even in death

4.  The Associated Press: when can skin color alone determine who is and who isn’t a looter? (hint: don’t be Black)

This implicit racial bias does not magically stop at innocuous events like the VMAs, or in Hollywood. So far, it doesn’t ever turn off. There are two Americas and racial bias is as ubiquitous as the air we breathe

I literally don’t get shocked anymore.

Although absolutely none of the above is new information to me, this particular post really does weigh heavily on my heart.

It happens in the last episode, so I was reading all the scripts and I got to the page where it says, ‘Jojen gets stabbed repeatedly in the stomach.’ I thought, That’s OK. I’ll be fine because no one’s told me yet and I’m not dead in the books. I’ll be fine.

“So I keep reading and see, ‘Meera comes over and slits his throat.’ Then I thought, Well, I’m amongst all these White Walkers. Maybe the plan is to turn me into a White Walker — that would be really, really cool. Then, that little girl comes out, throws a Molotov cocktail, and I burst into flames. That’s when I knew I was definitely, definitely dead. Dead. Properly dead.

Thomas Brodie Sangster on how he found out Jojen was getting killed off earlier than in the books (x)

(Source: tumblrofthrones)

animeliberationfront:

I literally overcame self esteem issues by making ironically over-arrogant claims because even if you’re joking about something a lot you start to believe it and that can totally work in a good way if you let it

countdown to season 4: favorite secondary character
Isaac’s father was hitting him? Hitting him? He was kicking the crap out of him.

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noworshipformoffat:

burntlikethesun:

allpossibleentendres:

anotherhobo:

apileofgoodthings:

#that awkward moment when a 48 year old scifi show has more continuity #than a 2 year old series about misfit high schoolers 

*ahem- 50 year old…

But also that awkward moment when the Forest of Cheem’s sacrifice is relegated to unimportance in Moffat’s world. Her bravery and kindness don’t matter, and she’s turned into yet another cheap joke about women being infatuated with the Doctor.

That she fancied the Doctor did not feature at all in the season 1 episode. She was curious about his origins, she had sympathy for him, and she gave her life so he could save the rest of the people aboard the base. I personally don’t see her fawning over him (like so many of Moffat’s women do). Thus, with no real evidence to draw this from, Moffat seems to be interpreting her sacrifice as “fancying” the Doctor, which is immensely problematic: It suggests that she did this only for him rather than to save everyone on the ship, and it shows yet another example of Moffat thinking that any woman who interacts with the Doctor must be infatuated with him.

Even if she did fancy him, the fact that Moffat considers her actions negligible in comparison to her “crush” is pretty gross, especially when the payoff from this line is so small. All it does in the context of the episode is set up the Doctor as an object of desire. But in the context of the show, it undermines the agency and power of women to act with bravery and integrity without it being all for the Doctor.

lmao i remember complaining about this exact same thing on this exact same gifset back in 2011

additionally THAT’S NOT EVEN HER NAME

her name was Jabe??? this is like saying ‘i met the human race once. they fancied me’

I think the tags should have been #that awkward moment when Moffat tries to reference his predecessor’s run and that’s what he comes up with

doctor who had marvellous continuity, until moffat showed up