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My name is Jessica and I am an artist.
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paintdeath:

Wang Tzu-Ting - Untitled (2009)

paintdeath:

Wang Tzu-Ting - Untitled (2009)

alwaysloverussia-and-frozen:

LOL i can’t stop laughing with this ajajajajajaja

alwaysloverussia-and-frozen:

LOL i can’t stop laughing with this ajajajajajaja

→ 15-Year-Old African Kid Tells Madonna To Go ‘Have Sex’ with Herself

almightykushlord:

Dakarai Molokomme, a 15-year-old starving child from a small village in Zimbabwe, has just told , one of the most famous pop stars in the world, to  and f*** , the local media are reporting exclusively.

“Yes, it’s true, I told Madonna to go f*** herself. Do you want to know why?” Dakarai asked. “It’s the same thing every time with these snobby rich Americans. Every once in a while they come to show us their support for the so-called eradication of poverty by adopting a child from a starving family, but they actually do more harm than good. Transracial international adoptions are part of the white savior industrial complex,” Dakarai explained.

In further discussions with journalists from the media, the  stated that “none of the children here actually want to be taken away from their family and friends so they can be displayed as some kind of trophy in the homes of self-righteous singers or actors who want to score some points with the media and Oprah.”

“If they really want to help us, they should get Big Pharma to ship us some anti-retroviral drugs for the AIDS epidemic, or build schools and hospitals. If they don’t want to do that, then they can all go f** themselves!” the child told reporters.

The 15-year-old also stated that he would say the same thing to any one of those American or European “faux humanitarian posers”, except for Bono, whom he said he would also kick in the groin.

“Bono’s efforts to save the African savage from itself prove that the colonial imperative is alive and well,” Dakarai said as he walked with other village children collecting sticks to build a tree fort.

THIS IS THE RAWEST 15 YEAR OLD ALIVE

weepingwitch:

allhailtherenegades:

"so she’s gay now?"

yeah she turned in all the paperwork last week and her acceptance letter came this morning, it was all pretty sudden

it’s ironic because this is actually the process for mainstream society to recognize you as trans

omnicat:

anieinspired:

looks like a dress for a fairy

yes it doooeeessss *_*

strangedayshavefoundme666:

dancingdwarves:

thelionandthellama:

i don’t get how other countries have these really strict school uniform rules

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fuck

have some more:

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Here in Canada the captain of our football team would just walk around on random days dressed like Marilyn Monroe. Except he never bothered to shave or anything, so more like Marilyn Chewbacca.

bucky-barnes-booty:

arineat:

badgergasm:

Here’s hoping.

HOW AWESOME WOULD THAT BE?!

HOLY CRAP I WANT THIS

bucky-barnes-booty:

arineat:

badgergasm:

Here’s hoping.

HOW AWESOME WOULD THAT BE?!

HOLY CRAP I WANT THIS

hana-isah:

polisphysistechne:

 

bilbobeutlin:

"Hello furless human friend, I smelled some noms"

"Could I have some… yumyumyum that’s good stuff"

"Nnnyeees, some pets would be nice, too"

Cool :’)

  • The US Government: We're not going to make it federally mandatory for people to get paid a wage they can actually live off of
  • The US Government: If people want to make a living, they'll just have to work 16+ hours a day
  • The US Government: And if their kids end up disenfranchised because of a lack of parental involvement, well that's not our problem
  • The US Government: In fact, what is our problem is creating a system that will funnel these disenfranchised youth into our prison system so they can work for corporations (that promise us money) for damn near free
  • The US Government: If they don't want to fall victim to this system, then they can seek higher education
  • The US Government: Except such an education will be inaccessible to most disenfranchised people and skewed in favor of the financially stable and white people
  • The US Government: And we're not going to make intervention programs like sex education and conflict resolution federally mandatory, because that's the parent's job
  • The US Government: The parent who is working 16 hours a day

→ Disney News: Big Rumored Changes for Epcot

disneyfoodtravel:

Today as I was sitting in our marketing agency sipping my third cup of coffee and taking a small brain break when I came across this rumor that was so exciting I knew I had to share immediately. As a native Southern Californian, I have always been partial to the Soarin’ Over California attraction…

oh-totoro:

oh-totoro:

YAY!!! I cannot believe it, but I have reached a phenomenal 50,000 followers (now 55,555)! That’s 49,500 more than I ever hoped to have, hehe, and to celebrate and say thank you for your unbelievable support, I want to give a little something back.


There will be three lucky winners who will each win one of these prizes…

1ST PRIZE:
The large Oh-Totoro (grey) plushie.

2ND PRIZE:
The medium Chu-Totoro (blue) plushie.

3RD PRIZE:
The small Chibi-Totoro (white) plushie.

All three of these plushies are genuine Japanese merchandise and feature the official “Approved by Studio Ghibli” sticker, so are very high quality! ^___^


HOW TO ENTER:

1. You must be following oh-totoro
     - I will check this after making the draw and redraw if necessary.
2. You must reblog this post.
     - Each reblog counts as an entry. You may reblog once per day.
3. You must be willing to give me your postal address.
     - Well, this should be obvious.
4. A photo of each winner with their prize would be greatly appreciated so I can reblog it to oh-totoro, but this is not a requirement.


DATE OF DRAW:

Thursday 31st July 2014 (and will be announced a week later)

I will contact the three winners on this date and give them 48 hours to respond to my Ask. If I don’t receive a response, I will nudge up those who have responded and redraw the lowest prize. This will also be the case if Asks are not enabled. Make sure your Asks are enabled!


WHO CAN ENTER:

Anybody can enter. I will post to any country. So don’t miss out!

Good luck! x

darksilenceinsuburbia:

Hong Chun Zhang

1. My Grandmother’s Cage

The cage represents the patriarchal society that kept women bound to the private space within the home. Grandmother also had bound feet. The practice that crushed the bones and deformed the feet of young girls so they can have the outward appearance tiny delicate feet. The goal was to have a “Three Inch Golden Lotus” (sancun jinlian), but the actual result was unbelievable pain that lasted a lifetime. In this picture, grandmother is sewing a normal size pair of cotton shoes because her daughter was the first women in her family to break the cycle of bound feet.

2. My Mother’s Cage

Unlike my grandmother, the cage door is open. Mother had more freedom as a women in the Communist Chinese society. Her feet were not bound and she had a number of career opportunities. Still, my mother did not have the frredom to say or do what she wanted. Her cage was the restrictions of the day and Maoist Thought, especially during the Cultural Revolution (1966-1976). The Chinese character on the cup is (weibing or hongweibing); the Red Guard.

3. My Cage

Compared to my grandmother and my mother’s generations, Chinese society has progressed and the situation for young urban women in China has improved. The cage is open and I can sit on the outside. The Chinese character on the cup is fu meaning good fortune.

Also notice that the feet are uncovered and slightly exaggerated (larger than normal).