Amnesty International Brings Images of Violence and Torture to Your Busstop.   

The images of this Amnesty International campaign are powerful and it is a clever ad, but I do wonder: How much do they trigger those who have experienced horrifying things like these and are now navigating our space?Amnesty International Brings Images of Violence and Torture to Your Busstop.   

“"If we can love transgender people that would be a revolutionary act.” Laverne Cox (Orange Is the New Black) speaks about being a trans woman of color; about bullying, harassment, violence directed at trans women, and about love (here meaning justice in public.) as a revolutionary act. A 7 minute must-see speech. (Content note: Description …

Perhaps to some teaching “rape is wrong” seems silly—don’t we all know this already? The truth is we don’t—as a country, we don’t really even understand what rape is. In Steubenville, a student who had learned that drunk driving was wrong—he took car keys away from an inebriated friend—looked on while an unconscious girl was …

kenobi-wan-obi: wespeakfortheearth: Detroit cop who killed 7-year-old girl walks free after mistrial Detroit police officer Joseph Weekley was spared a felony conviction on Tuesday over the killing of a 7-year-old girl after a jury deadlocked and a mistrial was declared, according to Detroit Free Press. Weekley shot and killed Aiyana Stanley-Jones on the night of …

[TW: Violence] “What can men do? Men do not just need to stop being violent. The vast majority of men are not violent. But men do need to stop being silent. Calling violence against women, whether street harassment or sexual harassment or rape or murder, a ‘women’s issue’ allows men to ignore it as if …