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Help save a 16 year-old trans girl of color from being put in a mens adult prison with NO crimes charged on her by emailing Commissioner Katz.

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butchimightbe:

She has never been convicted of a crime but they want to move her to near isolation in an adult mens prison. This CANNOT happen. Here is a more in depth article: http://feministing.com/2014/04/14/how-the-connecticut-department-of-children-families-is-failing-a-trans-girl-of-color/

I put together an email for Commissioner Katz, so all you have to do is copy and paste it. Click here for the example email

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thisisnotjapan:

Surprise surprise, it’s racist garbage. It’s like Frankenstine made an abomination out of katy perry, gwen stephani, and ke$ha. I really shouldn’t have to explain what’s wrong with it, but in the first 5 seconds we have:
Butchered the Japanese language
reduced Japanese people into props
bastardized Japanese street fashion
and made ourselves look like we’re trying WAY to hard to revitalize our careers. My guess at the thought process for this was “what do the kids like these days??? What’s that Japanese stuff called.. um.. kuhwaee? Yeah that’ll get us money! We can still keep pretending like Avril Lavigne is relevant to the younger generation!” 
Anyways it was a terrible failure and a really, really sad joke I hope I will never have to see again.
fuckyeahlavernecox:

ONLY A FEW HOURS LEFT TO VOTE
Boost it, electrocute it, rocketship itShe is currently behind Justin Bieber and Katy Perry. Can we please not let that happen, thanks
"My mother used to say to me, ‘You can’t eat beauty, it doesn’t feed you.’ And these words played and bothered me, I didn’t really understand them until finally I realized that beauty was not a thing that I could acquire or consume. It was something that I just had to be. And what my mother meant by saying that you can’t eat beauty is that you can’t rely on beauty to sustain you. What actually sustains us, what is fundamentally beautiful is compassion for yourself and those around you. That kind of beauty inflames the heart and enchants the soul."Lupita Nyong’o 

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cestwhat1:

paul moreno
folded drawing
mixed media on paper
cfcfmusic:

Haruomi Hosono - Watering a Flower, cassette, 1984
music originally composed for MUJI’s flagship store opening
thx to lanuitamericaine for the heads up

Edward Frenkel and Laurent DeRobert “Existential Love and Math”
ive been at the library all day i hate math