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❝ You’re allowed to scream, you’re allowed to cry, but do not give up. ❞

— Unknown (via darwink)

❝ I’m afraid I’m easy to forget. ❞

— Six Word Story (via jappan)

❝ So what? You failed your finals. You gained some weight. So what? You’re single again. You lost your job. So what? What now? You live. You try again. That’s what. ❞

— Unknown (via kapput)

covocal:

the fact that people think in different accents really gets to me 

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from userbar source covocal

manasaysay:

rabbrakha:

Parineeti Chopra responds to a male reporter who claims to know nothing about periods (menstrual cycle). [X]

SO IMPORTANT.

I started my period when I was 10 years old. But we didn’t tell my grandma for three years because she subscribed to the “old traditions”, where a woman on her period could not enter the house, not even to bathe. Where she had to sit outside in front of the house (where the whole village could be witness to her shame and isolation) for the entire duration.

My friend started her period unexpectedly while we were at our local temple (in America) for dance class. Asking around if any of the parents had pads (all of them apologized and acted like adults about it), I thought surely the front office has a first aid kit. Don’t they have pads? When we asked, not only did they not have any, when one of the women gave one from her purse, the head secretary told us “There are men who need to use the first-aid kit, ya? So we don’t keep period things there.” Not even ibuprofen (which has so many more uses than period pain).

There are girls in India and Nepal (and other places, but I just read an in-depth piece about the situations in Nepal) who have to go to the “period hut” when their period comes and not leave until its over. They can’t wash and dry their cloth pads in the daylight, so they do it at night when the pads won’t dry properly before their next use, making them vulnerable to infection.

It is incredibly important, especially in India, to break the taboo surrounding periods. Break the secrecy around an event that happens to almost every woman, every month for literally half of her lifetime. Break the hiding, break the cover-up, break the SHAME.

Just break EVERYTHING. So little girls can go to school every day of every month without feeling ashamed. So women can work every day of every month to provide for their families without being glared at. So single fathers can confidently take care of their daughters’ health. So that women can talk about how terrible their period is or isn’t and give each other advice on how to deal with it without looking around to make sure men aren’t listening.
So that Whisper doesn’t have to be called Whisper, it can be called SHOUT. It can be called PROUD. So that we don’t NEED to fucking WHISPER about our bodies and our health.

sassy-rising-angel:

colorfullyfuckedazazel:

genuinewonderment:

sirsquidfish-thefirst:

Do you think that when Steve Rogers sneezes, one of the Avengers goes up to him and whispers, “God Bless America”
Then Steve fucking looks at them like this
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no IT GOT SO MUCH BETTER TONY’S FACE OH MY GOD

thor’s pokerface

REBLOG IF YOU’RE A KPOP BLOG & I’LL FOLLOW YOU!

virginitied:

when the test question says “describe what’s happening in the picture” but the picture be like

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just-another-dream:

np900:

IT WAS A PHASE!!

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consultingsonic:

madblackgirl:

team 5’5 and under where ya at

they didn’t let us in they thought we were 12

ihills:

me as a parent:

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from asian source supcharlie.com

fiftyshadesofdebauchery:

kvotheunkvothe:

Animal fun fact: Chinchillas can’t get wet. Their fur retains too much water and will start to grow mold. So they bathe by rolling around in dust.

Chinchilla fun fact: Chinchillas have around 20 hairs per follicle; unlike humans who have 2-3 hairs per follicle. Because their fur is so dense, they cannot get fleas or other parasites. The bugs will suffocate in their fur.

Chinchilla fun fact: Petting one of those awesome little guys feels like touching a motherfucking cloud.

Chinchilla fun fact: Their newborn babies are like little pieces of fluffy popcorn. You could easily just toss a handful in your mouth.

Chinchilla fun fact: Don’t toss a handful into your mouth.

❝ One day, whether you
are 14,
28 
or 65

you will stumble upon
someone who will start
a fire in you that cannot die.

However, the saddest,
most awful truth
you will ever come to find––

is they are not always
with whom we spend our lives. ❞

Beau Taplin, "The Awful Truth" (via afadthatlastsforever)

staticsrecyclebin:

People are honest to God falling for that “charge iOS8 iPhones by microwaving them” hoax and all I gotta say is that if you’re dumb enough to believe that, you don’t deserve any piece of technology more advanced than an Etch a Sketch.

pancakereport:

WE NEED MORE WOMEN IN POP PUNK/ALTERNATIVE/ROCK SO IF YOU’RE A GIRL AND YOU’RE READING THIS AND IT’S YOUR DREAM TO BE IN A BAND OR BE AN ARTIST THEN I WANT YOU TO STOP AT NOTHING TO ACHIEVE YOUR DREAMS