Does anyone need a ticket to the U-Kiss concert tomorrow in San Francisco? It’s in the $75 section (Lower Balcony 3, row J) but I’m not asking for all of that, and I’m willing to discuss the price. My sister doesn’t really want to go. She just wanted a reason to go to San Francisco. She’ll go if I can’t get rid of the ticket, but I wouldn’t mind sitting with a stranger who actually wants to be at the concert. It’s late notice so I don’t expect any bites, but I’m throwing this out there anyway. Just message me in my ask box or my submit box.
Even if you’re not interested go ahead and reblog to spread this. Thanks.
I am over rape.
I am over rape culture, rape mentality, rape pages on Facebook.
I am over the thousands of people who signed those pages with their real names without shame.
I am over people demanding their right to rape pages, and calling it freedom of speech or justifying it as a joke.
I am over people not understanding that rape is not a joke and I am over being told I don’t have a sense of humor, and women don’t have a sense of humor, when most women I know (and I know a lot) are really fucking funny. We just don’t think that uninvited penises up our anus, or our vagina is a laugh riot.
I am over how long it seems to take anyone to ever respond to rape.
I am over Facebook taking weeks to take down rape pages.
I am over the hundreds of thousands of women in Congo still waiting for the rapes to end and the rapists to be held accountable.
I am over the thousands of women in Bosnia, Burma, Pakistan, South Africa, Guatemala, Sierra Leone, Haiti, Afghanistan, Libya, you name a place, still waiting for justice.
I am over rape happening in broad daylight.
I am over the 207 clinics in Ecuador supported by the government that are capturing, raping, and torturing lesbians to make them straight.
I am over one in three women in the U.S military (Happy Veterans Day!) getting raped by their so-called “comrades.”
I am over the forces that deny women who have been raped the right to have an abortion.
I am over the fact that after four women came forward with allegations that Herman Cain groped them and grabbed them and humiliated them, he is still running for the President of the United States.
And I’m over CNBC debate host Maria Bartiromo getting booed when she asked him about it. She was booed, not Herman Cain.
Which reminds me, I am so over the students at Penn State who protested the justice system instead of the alleged rapist pedophile of at least 8 boys, or his boss Joe Paterno, who did nothing to protect those children after knowing what was happening to them.
I am over rape victims becoming re-raped when they go public.
I am over starving Somalian women being raped at the Dadaab refugee camp in Kenya, and I am over women getting raped at Occupy Wall Street and being quiet about it because they were protecting a movement which is fighting to end the pillaging and raping of the economy and the earth, as if the rape of their bodies was something separate.
I am over women still being silent about rape, because they are made to believe it’s their fault or they did something to make it happen.
I am over violence against women not being a #1 international priority when one out of three women will be raped or beaten in her lifetime — the destruction and muting and undermining of women is the destruction of life itself.
No women, no future, duh.
I am over this rape culture where the privileged with political and physical and economic might, take what and who they want, when they want it, as much as they want, any time they want it.
I am over the endless resurrection of the careers of rapists and sexual exploiters — film directors, world leaders, corporate executives, movie stars, athletes — while the lives of the women they violated are permanently destroyed, often forcing them to live in social and emotional exile.
I am over the passivity of good men. Where the hell are you?
You live with us, make love with us, father us, befriend us, brother us, get nurtured and mothered and eternally supported by us, so why aren’t you standing with us? Why aren’t you driven to the point of madness and action by the rape and humiliation of us?
I am over years and years of being over rape.
And thinking about rape every day of my life since I was 5-years-old.
And getting sick from rape, and depressed from rape, and enraged by rape.
And reading my insanely crowded inbox of rape horror stories every hour of every single day.
I am over being polite about rape. It’s been too long now, we have been too understanding.
We need to OCCUPYRAPE in every school, park, radio, TV station, household, office, factory, refugee camp, military base, back room, night club, alleyway, courtroom, UN office. We need people to truly try and imagine — once and for all — what it feels like to have your body invaded, your mind splintered, your soul shattered. We need to let our rage and our compassion connect us so we can change the paradigm of global rape.
There are approximately one billion women on the planet who have been violated.
ONE BILLION WOMEN.
The time is now. Prepare for the escalation.
Today it begins, moving toward February 14, 2013, when one billion women will rise to end rape.
Because we are over it.
"Over It" from The Vagina Monologues by Eve Ensler
I had the opportunity to interpret some of The Vagina Monologues, and I loved it. This was the last one our group did, and I got goose bumps. I didn’t know what it was about, and I had never read it before. As I watched the interpreter, I became very much “FUCK YEAH!!” I really enjoyed this piece, and I fully plan on taking part in the ONE BILLION RISING.
hi all, as you know, i was diagnosed with metastatic melanoma which had metastasized to my brain on 7/12/13. including the biopsy, i have had 3 brain surgeries in the past 4 months and my life has changed drastically. of course not knowing if i’ll be living another 60yrs or just another 6 months…
please spread this and donate what you can she is a very good friend of mine and really deserves this trip…..she has had 3 brain biopsies in just the last 4 months and was only diagnosed like a month or 2 before her first sergery. not taking that into account she is just an all around good human being and does what she can to saport others in any way she can…i dont know how long she will live and i really hope that people see this spread it and help me help my friend
i just cried..
This is so fking touching :’(
Well that broke my fucking heart
I THOUGHT THIS WAS GOING TO HAVE A HAPPY ENDING AND MAKE ME FEEL HAPPY AND NICE BUT NO WHAT THE FUCK
#this is how I feel most of the time