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White Man from San Diego Waves Gun Around Small Children In Confrontation With Police and Is Taken Into Custody Alive.  

This white man walked towards the police with a gun pointed at them and they spend half an hour talking to him before they shoot him one time. If he had been a black man, they would’ve shot him dead. Before you police apologists claim this man has a history of mental illness (he does) that’s why the police was lenient,  Ezell Ford, a mentally ill black man, was recently killed by the LAPD. 

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16-year-old trans girl placed in boys' reform school

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gaywrites:

Jane Doe, the anonymous 16-year-old transgender girl who spent two months in an adult correctional facility despite no criminal charge, has been transferred to a “secure facility for delinquent boys.” 

According to DCF officials, while in the psychiatric facility, Doe assaulted a staff member and a fellow youth, and also destroyed DCF property on Saturday night, prompting the final determination of placement at the Juvenile Training School, stating that there is no other “suitable place” for her.

Doe’s lawyer told the AP that DCF has already broken a number of promises regarding his client’s placement, safety, and future prospects. Doe’s attorney claims that DCF officials had assured him that Doe would receive adequate therapy, and that the agency would attempt to place her in a foster home.

Doe is being held in a separate room, away from the boys at JTS.

I don’t have any words for how unjust, inhumane and downright awful this is. #JusticeForJane

justice4jane has posted a list of action items and important people to call to demand Jane’s freedom. The most important stuff:

Call Malloy: 860-566-4840
Call DCF (demand Jane’s immediate release): 860-550-6300
Tweet: @CTDCF and @GovMalloyOffice. Use #JusticeForJane hashtag.

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filthkid:

millions of real existing people fall in love with straight men. what the fuck

im still thinking about this. they dont just befriend and hang out with straight men, they get emotional about them. they think ‘this person is the best thing that ever happened to me’. i think there was a time when this phenomenon made sense to me but now it does not.

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And if Michael Brown was not angelic, I was practically demonic. I had my first drink when I was 11. I once brawled in the cafeteria after getting hit in the head with a steel trash can. In my junior year I failed five out of seven classes. By the time I graduated from high school, I had been arrested for assaulting a teacher and been kicked out of school (twice.) And yet no one who knew me thought I had the least bit of thug in me. That is because I also read a lot of books, loved my Commodore 64, and ghostwrote love notes for my friends. In other words, I was a human being. A large number of American teenagers live exactly like Michael Brown. Very few of them are shot in the head and left to bake on the pavement.

The “angelic” standard was not one created by the reporter. It was created by a society that cannot face itself, and thus must employ a dubious “morality” to hide its sins. It is reinforced by people who have embraced the notion of “twice as good” while avoiding the circumstances which gave that notion birth. Consider how easily living in a community “with rough patches” becomes part of a list of ostensible sins. Consider how easily “black-on-black crime” becomes not a marker of a shameful legacy of segregation but a moral failing.

Ta-Nehisi Coates, being amazing. (via politicalprof)

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But You Don’t Look Sick

Spoonies:The online community for young people living with chronic illnesses.

Coping Skills for the Disabled and/or Chronically Ill

Pillow Fort

How to modify your home to make it friendlier 
wheelchair ramps that don’t look like wheelchair ramps 

Wheelchair Accessible Home (Video)


Products you might like
My fav on the go pill case
ePantry
PillPack

Chronically Badass: A Guide for the young and chronically ill 

Pillow Fort Magazine

New Mobility Magazine 

Wheelchair Accessible Tent 

Clothes Ect
-tips for dressing
-shoes
-bags backpacks purses

TV Shows/Online Shows/Movies/Books with wheelchair users

My Gimpy Life (Online Show)

Push Girls (TV show)

Push Girl (Book)

X-Men (Movies, TV show, Comics) (Professor Charles Xavier)

Family Guy (TV show) (Joe)

Avatar (Movie)

The Guild (Online show) (Venom)

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Wheelchair YogaWorkout 
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transfermaster.com

functionality

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Service Dog 
DIY Blanket Nest
Use pill cap as pill cup
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When to use Heat or Ice
Anxiety & Panic Masterpost

Tip for manual wheelchair users. If feel yourself about to fall backward at any given moment, lift your head and tuck your chin into your chest. Yes, quick reaction may be necessary but this will save your noggin, trust me

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