Sunday, June 18, 2017

Sunday Snippets: Helllllllo summer

There are so many things I love about summer. The fact that I was bitten 7 times on one leg by those tiny winged vampires is not one of them.

Florida Governor Signs Bill to Allow Birth Certificates for Miscarriages Reeeeeeeeeeeeeeeal slippery slope here. I can understand why grieving parents would want these; recognition that their child lived. But.....anti choice bullshit would inevitably fuck this up for the rest of us.

Yay Maryland!

Whoa. I had no idea Also, irony.

Former NAACP president Ben Jealous announces his candidacy for Maryland governor

Awful. And right in my state too

Really interesting read

Super gross


How a Philly Ob-Gyn Ended Up Delivering a Baby Gorilla

Sunday, May 21, 2017

Sunday Snippets: Heat hath returned

Along with bugs, sadly

I'm not anti-police — I'm anti-police brutality and corruption YES. Distinction is important!

This shit is terrifying

I love this idea

This is how you fucking get zombies But no, climate change, totes not real.

Fucking cruel Because Flint hasn't suffered enough

This is one of my many fears if/when I get pregnant

TW for sexual assault  My god, the people laughing as this is happening. Horrifying.

Dinosaurs are awesome

Beautiful 22-year-old mother Symone Marshall dies in Texas police custody after weeks of neglect

Jeff Sessions decision to re-up in the drug war won't work

Law enforcement priorities exacerbated this problem. African Americans are four times as likely as whites to be arrested for drug offenses despite the fact that whites and blacks use drugs at roughly the same rate and that people who buy drugs usually purchase them from sellers of their own racial or ethnic background. 

Sunday, May 7, 2017

Sunday Snippets: This spring is trying to keep me bedridden

Cold + post nasal drip in April. And now I am just getting over the flu. Sigh.

This Gorgeous Poster Contains Every Single Bird You'll See in North America

Well, this is horrible

Good for her!

We need to pay attention to what's going on in Venezuela

Juan Manuel Montes may be the first "Dreamer" deported under Donald Trump

Hell yes poets

Literally Just 35 Signs From The Science March That Will Make You Laugh

Transgender woman denied food at soup kitchen because she was wearing a dress

White House Opens New Office Devoted to Encouraging Fear of Immigrants
There is, however, a highly coherent political rationale for doing so: If you’re a reactionary nationalist looking to build popular support for your program of mass deportation, you’re gonna want to dehumanize your prospective deportees. Encouraging Americans to associate undocumented immigrants with violent crime is a handy way of doing so.

God bless these people
"There are certainly more constructive ways to make one's opinions heard than to prevent legitimate victims of crime from receiving the information and resources they seek because the lines are tied up by hoax callers," a spokesperson told Buzzfeed News
Meet the Woman Who Took Bill O'Reilly Down

Cause this makes fucking sense

Wyoming men wear tutus in protest of Senator’s victim-blaming comments

Sandra Bland Act gets nod from Texas Senate panel