As N.P.R. reported in May, services that “were once free, including those that are constitutionally required,” are now frequently billed to offenders: the cost of a public defender, room and board when jailed, probation and parole supervision, electronic monitoring devices, arrest warrants, drug and alcohol testing, and D.N.A. sampling. This can go to extraordinary lengths: in Washington state, N.P.R. found, offenders even “get charged a fee for a jury trial — with a 12-person jury costing $250, twice the fee for a six-person jury.”
News broke yesterday that nude photos of Jennifer Lawrence had been “leaked” online. The truth is they were stolen. They were hacked from her personal technology. They were posted online without her consent. This is a crime. And possibly worst of all, this is something women are supposed to expect… We live in a society where women’s bodies are a commodity to be sold, whether they agree to it or not. And some of the same people who complain about the NSA or Facebook invading their personal privacy will be the same people searching and spreading around these photos.

Large-Scale Hack Lands Stolen Nude Photos Of Jennifer Lawrence & Other Celebrities Online | The Mary Sue (via themarysue)

Remember when those paparazzi shot photos up Anne Hathaway’s skirt? And everyone said “well, she should have been wearing underwear,” as if it was their business? As if what we wear *under* our clothes or put on our private cell phones or computers is anyone’s right to know about or see?

These are sex crimes, people. Wake up.

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kawaiiabetic:

theladymonsters:

i’m waiting for someone to write epic meta on why the reason bucky is so popular with female fans is bc his storyline being about being stripped of agency and personal autonomy resonates particularly with female experiences

Damn I think you just did

dalek-in-heels:

naamahdarling:

urulokid:

facebooksexism:

thebluelip-blondie:

skeptikhaleesi:

brownglucose:

nextyearsgirl:

The absence of women in history is man made.

How petty

just look at babe ruth’s face tho
so confused
so lost
i love it

pure hater shit

Jackie Mitchell…a bad ass lady I had never heard of. 

From her Wikipedia page: “Seventeen-year-old Jackie Mitchell, brought in to pitch in the first inning after the starting pitcher had given up a double and a single, faced Babe Ruth. After taking a ball, Ruth swung and missed at the next two pitches. Mitchell’s fourth pitch to Ruth was a called third strike. Babe Ruth glared and verbally abused the umpire before being led away by his teammates to sit to wait for another batting turn. The crowd roared for Jackie. Babe Ruth was quoted in a Chattanooga newspaper as having said:

"I don’t know what’s going to happen if they begin to let women in baseball. Of course, they will never make good. Why? Because they are too delicate. It would kill them to play ball every day."

Next up was the Iron Horse Lou Gehrig, who swung through the first three pitches to strike out. Jackie Mitchell became famous for striking out two of the greatest baseball players in history.
A few days after Mitchell struck out Ruth and Gehrig, baseball commissioner Kenesaw Mountain Landis voided her contract and declared women unfit to play baseball as the game was “too strenuous.”[5][10] Mitchell continued to play professionally,barnstorming with the House of David, a men’s team famous for their very long hair and long beards.[11] While travelling with the House of David team, she would sometimes wear a fake beard for publicity.”
TL;DR: teenage girl strikes out two of the greatest baseball players ever, teenage girl gets her contract voided, teenage girl plays baseball wearing fake beard

These guys were so fucking injured by a teenage girl’s awesomeness that they literally threw a hissyfit and hung up a sign that said “NO GIRLS.”
They gave up.
They couldn’t handle it.
Losers. 
Teenage girls are amazing.

I AM OVERWHELMED WITH HOW FUCKING AWESOME AND TERRIBLE THIS IS AT ONCE. TEENAGE GIRL KICKS ASSES OF GROWN MEN WHO GET BUTTHURT AND WEILD THEIR PATRIARCHAL POWER TO MAKE SURE IT DOESN’T HAPPEN AGAIN SO AMERICAN BASEBALL FANS CAN CONTINUE TO WORSHIP THEM WITHOUT WOMEN SHOWING THEM UP?? TEENAGE GIRL CONTINUES TO KICK ASS REGARDLESS??? I JUST. I JUST. 
afyonafyon please write baseball RPF based on this ok bye

dalek-in-heels:

naamahdarling:

urulokid:

facebooksexism:

thebluelip-blondie:

skeptikhaleesi:

brownglucose:

nextyearsgirl:

The absence of women in history is man made.

How petty

just look at babe ruth’s face tho

so confused

so lost

i love it

pure hater shit

Jackie Mitchell…a bad ass lady I had never heard of. 

From her Wikipedia page: Seventeen-year-old Jackie Mitchell, brought in to pitch in the first inning after the starting pitcher had given up a double and a single, faced Babe Ruth. After taking a ball, Ruth swung and missed at the next two pitches. Mitchell’s fourth pitch to Ruth was a called third strike. Babe Ruth glared and verbally abused the umpire before being led away by his teammates to sit to wait for another batting turn. The crowd roared for Jackie. Babe Ruth was quoted in a Chattanooga newspaper as having said:

"I don’t know what’s going to happen if they begin to let women in baseball. Of course, they will never make good. Why? Because they are too delicate. It would kill them to play ball every day."

Next up was the Iron Horse Lou Gehrig, who swung through the first three pitches to strike out. Jackie Mitchell became famous for striking out two of the greatest baseball players in history.

A few days after Mitchell struck out Ruth and Gehrig, baseball commissioner Kenesaw Mountain Landis voided her contract and declared women unfit to play baseball as the game was “too strenuous.”[5][10] Mitchell continued to play professionally,barnstorming with the House of David, a men’s team famous for their very long hair and long beards.[11] While travelling with the House of David team, she would sometimes wear a fake beard for publicity.”

TL;DR: teenage girl strikes out two of the greatest baseball players ever, teenage girl gets her contract voided, teenage girl plays baseball wearing fake beard

These guys were so fucking injured by a teenage girl’s awesomeness that they literally threw a hissyfit and hung up a sign that said “NO GIRLS.”

They gave up.

They couldn’t handle it.

Losers. 

Teenage girls are amazing.

I AM OVERWHELMED WITH HOW FUCKING AWESOME AND TERRIBLE THIS IS AT ONCE. TEENAGE GIRL KICKS ASSES OF GROWN MEN WHO GET BUTTHURT AND WEILD THEIR PATRIARCHAL POWER TO MAKE SURE IT DOESN’T HAPPEN AGAIN SO AMERICAN BASEBALL FANS CAN CONTINUE TO WORSHIP THEM WITHOUT WOMEN SHOWING THEM UP?? TEENAGE GIRL CONTINUES TO KICK ASS REGARDLESS??? I JUST. I JUST. 

afyonafyon please write baseball RPF based on this ok bye

Fuck, my tea.
— me approximately an hour after every time I make tea (via madopiano)

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themuslimavenger:

"But I am a ruin myself, wandering among ruins."
Palestinian man looks at heavy destruction in Al-Shaaf, Gaza City

themuslimavenger:

"But I am a ruin myself, wandering among ruins."

Palestinian man looks at heavy destruction in Al-Shaaf, Gaza City

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thelingerieaddict:

the-fandoms-are-cool:

coraregina:

iguanamouth:

so the first four hoards were so popular that theyve become kind of on ongoing series ! some of the ones here feature the commissioners ocs and personal items, but ALL of them involve things very dear to me: weird lizards on piles of junk

YEP THAT LAST ONE IS ME, RIGHT DOWN TO THE PROJECT IT IS WORKING ON :D :D :D

a dragon who lies in legos is a dragon to be feared

Hoard of Panties. That’s me.

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