sicosa:

~Warrior Queen~
HA IM FUCKING DONE
Anyway y’all, when I started this behemoth of a PSD file, I had this one idea. It was of a globe-trotting Nilotic warrior woman who defeated a shit load of armies and collected the armor and accessories of her conquered opponents. This is what came out! *u*
The reason that this damn thing took so long was because of all the layers I was using. My poor computer couldnt handle it and Im just so impatient. Fortunately, I found a way around that and it’s done so enjoy! 
I used my sister’s face as a reference. Roughly inspired by the aesthetic of the orientalist art movement.

sicosa:

~Warrior Queen~

HA IM FUCKING DONE

Anyway y’all, when I started this behemoth of a PSD file, I had this one idea. It was of a globe-trotting Nilotic warrior woman who defeated a shit load of armies and collected the armor and accessories of her conquered opponents. This is what came out! *u*

The reason that this damn thing took so long was because of all the layers I was using. My poor computer couldnt handle it and Im just so impatient. Fortunately, I found a way around that and it’s done so enjoy! 

I used my sister’s face as a reference. Roughly inspired by the aesthetic of the orientalist art movement.

Once upon a time, in a faraway land. There was a tiny village by the name of Kamiki. Legend tells of a horrible beast that threatened the residents. It also tells of the wolf that risked it all to protect them. Controlling the very fabric of existence, this wolf stood up against a beast many times its size and banished the darkness. This ethereal wolf’s valiant act ushered in an era of tranquility. The villagers’ hearts swelled with respect and adoration of the wolf.

Let me tell you some things.

I used to investigate child abuse and neglect. I can tell you how to stop the vast majority of abortion in the world.

First, make knowledge and access to contraception widely available. Start teaching kids before they hit puberty. Teach them about domestic violence and coercion, and teach them not to coerce and rape. Create a strong, loving community where women and girls feel safe and supported in times of need. Because guess what? They aren’t. You know what happens to babies born under such circumstances? They get hurt, unnecessarily. They get sick, unnecessarily. They get removed from parents who love them but who are unprepared for the burden of a child. Resources? Honey, we try. There aren’t enough resources anywhere. There are waiting lists, and promises, and maybes. If the government itself can’t hook people up, what makes you think an impoverished single mom can handle it?

Abolish poverty. Do you have any idea how much childcare costs? Daycare can cost as much or more than monthly rent. They may be inadequately staffed. Getting a private nanny is a nice idea, but they don’t come cheap either. Relatives? Do they own a car? Does the bus run at the right times? Do they have jobs of their own they need to work just to keep the lights on? Are they going to stick around until you get off you convenience store shift at 4 AM? Do they have criminal histories that will make them unsuitable as caregivers when CPS pokes around? You gonna pay for that? Who’s going to pay for that?

End rape. I know your type errs on the side of blaming the woman, but I’ve seen little girls who’ve barely gotten their periods pregnant because somebody thought raping preteens was an awesome idea. You want to put a child through that? Or someone with a mental or physical inability for whom pregnancy would be frightening, painful or even life-threatening? I’ve seen nonverbal kids who had their feet sliced up by caregivers for no fucking reason at all, you think sexual abuse doesn’t happen either?

You say there’s lots of couples who want to adopt. Kiddo, what they want to adopt are healthy white babies, preferably untainted by the wombs and genetics of women with alcohol or drug dependencies. I’ve seen the kids they don’t want, who almost no one wants. You people focus only on the happy pink babies, the gigglers, the ones who grow and grow with no trouble. Those are not the kids who linger in foster care. Those are certainly not the older kids and teenagers who age out of foster care and then are thrown out in the streets, usually with an array of medical and mental health issues. Are they too old to count?

And yeah, I’ve seen the babies, little hand-sized things barely clinging to life. There’s no glory, no wonder there. There is no wonder in a pregnant woman with five dollars to her name, so deep in depression you wonder if she’ll be alive in a week. Therapy costs money. Medicine costs money. Food, clothes, electricity cost money. Government assistance is a pittance; poverty drives women and girls into situations where they are forced to rely on people who abuse them to survive. (I’ve been up in more hospitals than I can count.)

In each and every dark pit of desperation, I have never seen a pro-lifer. I ain’t never seen them babysitting, scrubbing floors, bringing over goods, handing mom $50 bucks a month or driving her to the pediatrician. I ain’t never seen them sitting up for hours with an autistic child who screams and rages so his mother can get some sleep while she rests up from working 14-hour days. I don’t see them fixing leaks in rundown houses or playing with a kid while the police prepare to interview her about her sexual abuse. They’re not paying for the funerals of babies and children who died after birth, when they truly do become independent organisms. And the crazy thing is they think they’ve already done their job, because the child was born!

Aphids give birth, girl. It’s no miracle. You want to speak for the weak? Get off your high horse and get your hands dirty helping the poor, the isolated, the ill and mentally ill women and mothers and their children who already breathe the dirty air. You are doing nothing, absolutely nothing, for children. You don’t have a flea’s comprehension of injustice. You are not doing shit for life until you get in there and fight that darkness. Until you understand that abortion is salvation in a world like ours. Does that sound too hard? Do you really think suffering post-birth is more permissible, less worthy of outrage?

“Pro-life” is simply a philosophy in which the only life worth saving is the one that can be saved by punishing a woman.

In reply to a ‘pro-life’ blogger: STFU, Conservatives: When I say I’m pro-life… (via grrrltalk) emphasis mine. (via fuckyeahfeminists)

Anti-choice

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clittered:

holy shit

Just FYI, this is NOT the real pageant. This is Last Week Tonight with John Oliver, and you can watch the entire completely awesome segment here:

http://youtu.be/oDPCmmZifE8

exeggcute:

fuck I love weird al

dangerous-ladies:

velvetrevulva:

I don’t know how to tumblr anymore, but my amazing Sailor Chibi Moon costume by oliviasatelier has compelled me to share. I, velvetrevulva, am the cosplayer, and these were taken at Fan Expo 2014, right in front of the CN Tower.

Photos by the super talented amaleighphotography, and edited by yours truly.

Look, it’s Christine’s baby.

me: im so bored
me: i have nothing to do
me: i wish i had something to do
basic responsibilities: yo
me: not u
me: anyway
me: im so bored
me: i have nothing to do
jameshollingshead:

Oh, right. The marathon. The marathon for Disneyland, the marathon chosen especially to run around Disneyland, Disneyland’s marathon. That marathon? - Imgur

jameshollingshead:

Oh, right. The marathon. The marathon for Disneyland, the marathon chosen especially to run around Disneyland, Disneyland’s marathon. That marathon? - Imgur