mental illness is fine and everyone is supportive until you actually start showing symptoms in which case “ur just being lazy” “ur just avoiding” “u’d be much better if u just picked urself up and did some work” “stop sleeping so much it’s making u worse” “but don’t stress urself out too much!!” “it’s not worth it!!!”
couldn’t resist painting over Oda’s ref sheet.
I can’t really be bothered with designing armor for her right now anyway!
yooo all these nerds keep following me and I’m like ?????? whjere is the quality content that brought you????? i dont see it are you in the right place??? idk
Anita Sarkeesian had to cancel a lecture at Utah State because some psychopath threatened to murder a bunch of people if she spoke because “feminists ruined his life” and other head-in-ass dribble like that. And apparently Utah’s open-carry policy prevented the police from doing firearm searches of the attendees. This is just so many levels of fucked up.
Actually, this is turning out to be a pretty great story, and Anita Sarkeesian is playing her hand beautifully.
Here’s the fucked up thing: Anita gets death threats all the time. As a woman trying to bring a feminist message into gamer culture, she’s a constant target for harassment, and she’s given any number of public lectures under threat of violence. What was different about today is Utah’s conceal-carry gun laws.
No matter how much USU or the police assured Sarkeesian of her safety, they still couldn’t prevent people from legally bringing concealed firearms to the venue, and after the overt threat of a mass shooting at the event, she was able to leverage her cancelation into a national story. It’s really quite impressive.
I’m glad that she canceled the event, and I’m glad that this story is getting so much attention. Up until today, only a handful of gamers and feminists even knew who Anita Sarkeesian was. This is going to elevate her profile to the national stage, freshly dipped in righteousness, with a galvanized message about how much we all need feminism in a culture so obviously steeped in misogynistic violence.
And the cowardly twerp who wrote the death threat? I’ll bet a thousand bucks right now that he’ll be spending the holidays (and likely the next few years) in federal prison. The FBI is damn good at finding little neckbearded fuckboys who think they know how to mask an IP address, especially when there’s the added pressure of national publicity.
It started out fucked-up, but I have a feeling this story will have a happy ending.
So I somehow recently reached 1,000 followers and I don’t really understand why. I’m not going to get all mushy on you guys again but I’ll just say I’ve received an amazing amount of love and support from all of you during what have been some of the hardest months of my life so far. So I just wanted to do something to say a big thank you and I love you.
- First place: A preorder of Dragon Age Inquisition Deluxe Edition for your platform of choice.
- Second place: Your choice of t-shirt or plushie from the Bioware store (limit of $20)
- Third place/Booby prize: A fully coloured drawing by yours truly of your character of choice.
- Must be following me. I’m doing this as a thank you to my followers for all the support they’ve given me. New followers are more than welcome but don’t be that jerk who follows me just for this.
- Only reblogs will count.
- Multiple reblogs are ok but if I feel you are abusing this rule I reserve every right to remove you from the draw.
- Giveaway ends on the 18th October at 11:59 GMT.
- No giveaway blogs. I’ll be checking
- Winners will be picked by a random number generator.
Extra note: Please make sure your ask box is open when the winners are announced because how else will I tell you if you’ve won?
Winners will need to reply within 48hours or the prize will be passed on to somebody else!
Don’t fuck with me
This is great. You were very mature and explicit, as well as helpful in the ways that you could be. I don’t think you could have handled this any better than you did. 4 for you, Glen Coco.
I wish I could have stood up for myself in this way when I was a teenager
Threatening suicide to get what you want isn’t “borderline” abusive, it is abusive.
Men who do this have a very high risk of murdering whomever they’re trying to guilt trip when the guilt trip eventually stops working.
ironically hes joked about killing me before
I could never of been that sure of myself and protective of my own health when I was 14. What you did is wonderful and you should be incredibly proud of yourself.
This is very important, everyone. Also, if your partner ever threatens to hurt themselves, either because they, “feel so bad that they made you upset,” or for any reason, that’s abuse. They’re trying to manipulate you into not saying you’re upset with their behavior. “I love them, and I don’t want them to be hurt because of me, so I shouldn’t speak up, even though they hurt my feelings.” That’s a perfect example of emotional manipulation and guilt tripping you. If they threaten that they may die- either from suicide or a, “broken heart,” if you leave them, that’s abuse. You shouldn’t have to live in fear of your partner hurting themself of killing themself just because you want out of a relationship. If they don’t respect your choices, or especially if they don’t respect you, leave them. It’s not your fault.
Fourteen year old me is in freakin’ AWE.
This kind of manipulation is scary, and somehow you have to find the strength to say NO. Steel yourself when the other person, male or female, says they will hurt or kill themselves if you break up with them or don’t go out with them, recommend they get help elsewhere, but continue to say no when they demand personal interaction with you. That person will try to devour your life. You will spend your days wondering how you can avoid a scene, how you can keep from “hurting” them, and the relationship can go downhill. It’s like these people say, protect your own health. Don’t let a psychological vampire like this into your life. Trust us. We’ve all had them, and they will harm you psychologically and perhaps even physically. They have to mend themselves. You can’t do it for them.
WHEN WE WERE LITTLE SOME TEACHER TOLD US, THE GIRLS, THAT WE WERE LIKE FLOWERS, AND EVERY MAN WE HAD TOOK A PETAL WITH THEM. IF WE HAD TOO MANY WE WOULD END UP LIKE AN UGLY, WITHERED FLOWER AND NO ONE WOULD WANT US
Depression is so isolating bc you don’t want to be a bother to anyone so you start doing really passive aggressive things to try and reach out, which makes you feel even worse so you end up quietly weeping in the bathroom and when someone knocks on the door you immediately hide yr face and clear yr throat and say “oh yeah, I’m fine.”
so like heres a scenario. inquisition is right around the corner and you change from your october url to your old one but—what if—what if you decide to make a change ???????? what url do you use?? well you come to ME thats step one lets go
- if you win, PLEASE intend on using the url you choose. the point of this is to get it OUT of hoarder’s hands (aka me lol)
- you dont have to be following me, but check me out im a cool cat
- reblogs & likes both count !! be courteous to your followers tho
- giveaway ends nov 1, 12pm EST
there will be 5 winners chosen, picked randomly. #1 picks first, #2 picks second, etc. anywho heres the urls
- qunandars (capital of par vollen)
- ostwicks (where trevelyan’s from)
- veilfires (i am not entirely sure about this one. it was mentioned & it may or may not be a big plot point, so this DOES have high potential)
Tweet 1: I can see a lot of people either avoiding Plan B & ending up pregnant or attempting to take multiple doses & getting sick.
Tweet 2: anyone w a credit card (not everyone, I know) can/should use ella ella-rx.com they’ll ship it overnight $45
SIGNAL BOOST. Ella is another form of emergency contraception/the morning-after pill. It’s more effective than Plan B and can be taken up to FIVE DAYS after your mishap, rather than three days. Please spread this around; with all of the anti-choice legislation flying about and how difficult it can be for some people to get Plan B even OTC (like minors, people living in small towns, etc.), this might be the only way a lot of people can get their hands on the morning-after pill.
I’ve also read that Ella is more effective for plus size people.
This is important. Ella works for everyone. Plan B is not effective for people over 176 pounds. Protect yourself
Boosting the shit outta this.
Go Forth and Educate Yourselves!
I’d also highly recommend watching the Jane Elliot Brown-eye/Blue-eye experiments, which can be found here:
- http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-pv8mCHbOrs (Part 1)
- http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=neEVoFODQOE (Part 2 - Has very important points on Reverse Racism and how it doesn’t exist, and it also dismantles the “We All Bleed Red” mentality.)
Not only should you educate yourself but use this for good. Look around you and help others who don’t have this privilege. Hiring, donating, community service, etc.
After this post went viral, the original artist had to delete their tumblr because they were inundated with death threats.
There were people more offended by this comic than offended by the existence of racial disparities—to the point where they threatened this artist’s life.
Continue to spread this post
After threats against her life, Anita Sarkeesian canceled an upcoming talk at Utah State University. Gamergate trolls are celebrating on Twitter while simultaneously dismissing the threats as nothing. Does this read like nothing to you?“I will write my manifesto in her spilled blood, and you will all bear witness to what feminist lies and poison have done to the men of America.”
The email’s author threatened to murder feminist women indiscriminately in a mass shooting. And because carrying guns on campus outweigh the right of students and guests to be safe, Anita Sarkeesian canceled her talk.
BUT WE SHOULDN’T FEEL THREATENED, RIGHT?
BECAUSE IT’S JUST THE INTERNET, RIGHT?
The bullies won this time. And if you think this shit isn’t dangerous, I’m fresh out of fucks to give and I’m not restocking any time soon. It’s goddamn wrong to to dismiss this by claiming the author isn’t serious. Elliot Rodger’s rantings were dismissed until it was too late.
This. Is. Not. OK.
guns… literally more important than the lives of women in the state of loveable mormons