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An Open Letter to Sam Pepper

ehmeegee:

lacigreen:

Hi Sam!

Thanks for taking the time to read this letter. As fellow YouTubers, we have much respect for others who put so much hard work into building their channel. It’s not easy, and you should be proud! That said, we’ve noticed that in your success, there has been a lack of respect in…

My first impression of Sam Pepper was watching him from a hotel window as he attempted to toss fully-clothed girls into the pool during VidCon 2013. 

Winner. 

beyoncepatronus:

saying “the bechdel test sets the bar too low” is dumb because that’s literally the point of the bechdel test, it’s a bar set at ankle height that hollywood is still refusing to step over

americanlibraryassoc:

BANNED BOOKS WEEK STARTS TODAY!
Here are some BBW posters and resources from the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund and from the official BBW website!
How are you celebrating Banned Books Week?

americanlibraryassoc:

BANNED BOOKS WEEK STARTS TODAY!

Here are some BBW posters and resources from the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund and from the official BBW website!

How are you celebrating Banned Books Week?

centerforinvestigativereporting:

Just days before video of NFL player Ray Rice striking his then-fiancee sparked outrage, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released some startling numbers on the prevalence of domestic violence:
More than 31% of women in the U.S. have experienced physical abuse by an intimate partner in their lifetime, according to the new survey. Here’s Washington Post’s look at the stats. 
In South Carolina, the state’s domestic violence epidemic is particularly deadly. Read the chilling investigation from our partners at The Post and Courier for an in-depth look at the problems – and what can be done to address them.

centerforinvestigativereporting:

Just days before video of NFL player Ray Rice striking his then-fiancee sparked outrage, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released some startling numbers on the prevalence of domestic violence:

More than 31% of women in the U.S. have experienced physical abuse by an intimate partner in their lifetime, according to the new survey. Here’s Washington Post’s look at the stats

In South Carolina, the state’s domestic violence epidemic is particularly deadly. Read the chilling investigation from our partners at The Post and Courier for an in-depth look at the problems – and what can be done to address them.

One. Do not promise when you’re happy.
Two. When you are angry, do not respond.
Three. Do not decide when you’re sad.

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