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thekailife:

PCOS and ovarian cysts can be life threatening. There are at least four people I know and love who have experienced the excruciating, disabling pain caused by ovarian cysts. Do you know what it’s like to see a person you love in so much pain that they’re vomiting, crying, curled up in a ball and refuse to move because it hurts too much to even open their eyes? Hormonal contraceptives do more than prevent pregnancy. You want to protect life? Start with the people who are already living.

(via stealtharchaeologist)

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For an art journal prompt.

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female-arthistory:

Above the Gravel Pit, Emily Carr, c. 1936, oil on canvas

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elinaynature:

Beautiful Episode of Dr Who!

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http://dragonsatmidnight.tumblr.com/post/89406179451/helloelloh-disability-status-ive-decided-to

helloelloh:

Disability status! Ive decided to make one today in light of a few articles i’ve seen, in which people were skeptical of persons disabilities at the world cup, because people in wheelchairs were standing up to cheer.

Think of a wheelchair like you would a car.

Able bodied…

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laura-thesedays:

SIGNAL BOOST THIS NEWS! Seriously, how come this isn’t all over tumblr? Angelina Jolie presided over the largest ever global anti-rape summit. She is using her celebrity for good. She is addressing rape in wartime and in conflict zones, which is where it is perpetuated on the most massive scale and in which context always has been used as a weapon.

Feminists of tumblr should get behind this woman. Let’s stop the perpetual erasure and trivialization of women in the media through their sexualization and start looking at the work that they do. Her acts here are easily in danger of being eclipsed by her image in the tabloids which is more concerned with her relationship to Brad Pitt and the fact that she is a sex symbol than the important feminist work that she is performing RIGHT NOW. 

I am such a fan of this lady… and she does not deserve to be trivialized for being a woman, a sex symbol, and a celebrity. Here, she is working for social justice for women all over the world. She’s doing what’s right.

(via angelsfuckanddevilskiss)

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