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mistyslay:

in America, black people are being gunned down simply for being alive, gay people can’t get married/can’t get jobs, politicians say women are asking for rape, trans people are being murdered every day, Middle Easterns are suspected to be terrorists, white men are defended for shooting up schools, teenage boys are building bombs to murder family and schoolmates and yet people still have the audacity to say this is the land of the free

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bradpittseyebrows:

One of my friends alerted me about an instagram page called “fatnotfine” - they are body shaming fat women and trying to justify their bullying by saying they’re concerned about peoples “health.” It’s absolute bullshit tbh, and very toxic. Fat girls need to be protected from creeps like this who…

i’m not on instagram but you all should definitely report this. too tired to go on a rage right now, but as a person who is both fat and totes fine, i say the page should be shut down

My father tried to raise his daughters to be women with thick skin.
He’d say that this isn’t a world for women lost in their own feelings.
But sometimes I think he mistakenly confused teaching us to be strong with shaming our hurt.
Because now that I am a woman,
I can’t cry, even when my heart begs me too,
even when I want to be overwhelmed,
even when every wound asks for salt water to heal.
I’m too afraid of the shame that comes from being perceived as weak.
Too ashamed to hear that I am just like my mother.
Key Ballah,  (via keywrites)
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