lightsharpnesssong:

Knitting Inspiration - Spirals. I completely failed to do one of these posts last week (all of my weekly posts, in fact), and the reason for that is what inspires me this week. My life feels like one gigantic spiral right now-swirling endlessly towards some crucial nexus. If I try to see the entirety of it at once it terrifies me, like trying to touch a hurricane while standing in the middle of it, but at the same time, watching it rush around me and focusing on a single rotation at a time is a weird kind of beautiful.

What I mean to say is that I’m trying my best to accomplish one hour, day, week of things at a time while hoping that together they add up to the massive, exciting thing I can just barely perceive on my horizon.

Sources are, as always, in the captions and below.

Pieces of Eight Mitts

Vortex Shawl

Spiral Yoke Pullover

Vortex Throw and Pillows

Hurricane Hat

Sagrantino Shawl

Ten Stitch Twist

Carousel

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fareynikteorganizatsye:

Pesach is simultaneously my most and least favorite holiday.

This is the realest.

Anonymous asked: Yo, the mayor of my town denied that he was racist, saying that he "only pointed out the corporations responsible for destroying the United States are run by Jews." so is he racist or not?

yoisthisracist:

"so is he racist or not?"

The fuck is wrong with you that you can’t figure this out on your own?

Amen.

Black women in Philadelphia, be careful!

molassesinmyveins:

frantzfandom:

friendlyneighborhoodblackgirl:

It turns out there’s a man out there stealing Black women’s purses and then killing the Black women (whether they give up their purse or not).

Spread the word. Be Safe.

Gonna keep reblogging this, who’s ever is doing this is ruthless. He’s already killed four people. Be safe out there.

JFC. 

This is my hometown, and I know I have some followers there. Please be careful! Your lives are very important to me!

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My high school technically had a GSA… But around my junior year they decided to just rename themselves the anime club.

ashkenazi-autie:

helvetebrann:

that-fucking-feminist:

blackmagicalgirlmisandry:

fandomstuck-cunt-flower:

parallelanprincess:

ericheartilly:

persephoneholly:

my-unashamedly-antiabortion-blog:

I am a Survivors of the Abortion Holocaust. 1/3 of my generation is gone and I will not turn my back on this tragedy. I have taken up my cross and joined the front lines of the Abortion Wars.

I will mourn the lost of 56+ million babies, I will grieve over the death of baby Isaiah, I will fight for the inherent right to life, for women to stop being treated as sex objects and for the post-abortive mothers and fathers who suffer in silence, and lastly pray for the end of abortion.

"I am a Survivors of the Abortion Holocaust.”
Are you a Jew, homosexual, disabled person, Roma, Jehovah’s Witness, born into 1940 Germany? No? Then you are not a survivor of the Holocaust.  

"1/3 of my generation is gone and I will not turn my back on this tragedy."
Yeah, and one third of ‘your generation’ lives in poverty, is hungry, needs medical care, is being abused, and needs support yet you weep over the ‘injustice’ of abortion.

"I have taken up my cross and joined the front lines of the Abortion Wars."
You are not Jesus. You are not a hero. You are a person sitting behind a little screen crying over some fertilized eggs.

"I will mourn the lost of 56+ million babies,"
Mourn the loss of the BILLIONS of babies who will die from hunger. Or who will die TONIGHT because of lack of health services. Mourn the loss of the MILLIONS of little girls who will die by suicide, in childbirth, or by the hands of their husbands because they are child-brides. Fetuses do not need you, real, living little kids need you.

"I will grieve over the death of baby Isaiah, I will fight for the inherent right to life,"
Sorry to break it to ya, but there isn’t an ‘inherent right to life.’ If there was, war, poverty, lack of healthcare, and the death penalty wouldn’t be around.

"for women to stop being treated as sex objects"
The first step of this is to stop seeing us as objects to carry a pregnancy. If we don’t want to be pregnant, we don’t want to be fucking pregnant and there is NOTHING you can say that will stop that.

"and for the post-abortive mothers and fathers who suffer in silence,"
Or you can just support them, no need to ‘fight’ anyone. People who regret their abortion need, first and foremost, people like you to shut the fuck up about ‘abortion is evil!’ ‘abortion kills a baby!’ because THAT is what causes the stigma. THAT makes people suffer. Second, they need people who will LISTEN without judgement. They need people who will SUPPORT how they feel, even if they are HAPPY about their abortion.

"and lastly pray for the end of abortion."

Good. Keep praying. Because everyone knows praying gets shit done.

If you don’t like abortions, don’t have one. 

HOLOCAUST AINT A FUCKING BUZZWORD TO PROVE A POINT

YOU DO NOT DO THAT

NO

NO

DON’T FUCKING USE HOLOCAUST TO TRY AND CONVINCE PEOPLE OF ANYTHING

I LOVE HOW ANTI-CHOICERS ARE GONNA ACT LIKE ABORTIONS WEREN’T PERFORMED DURING THE HOLOCAUST BY JEWISH DOCTORS LIKE DR. GISELLA PERL TO SAVE WOMENS LIVES IN DEATH CAMPS

(x) (x) (x)

Keep that red tape on your mouth

The commentary is amazing here.

I remember having a book written by the daughter of a Holocaust survivor and she talks about how her mother had to get an abortion because it was unsafe to raise a child during that time.

Library breakfast of champions.

Library breakfast of champions.

backwards-melonbag replied to your post: Post-Seder, wearing my magen david, tr…

NEVER SKIP THE WINE

Oh don’t worry, the emphasis was on the FULL part. Only I have to leave early because I’m hosting ~the most wonderful professor in the world~ for a QSU meeting at eight tomorrow night and I don’t want to miss a single minute of her discussion? And it would be pretty tacky to show up like ~four sheets to the wind~ when I’m the one bringing her in. 

talesofthestarshipregeneration:

TRANSGRIOT: Black Transwoman Monica Jones convicted of “manifesting intent to prostitution” in Arizona

Have another reason to not like Arizona despite some of the cool people who call it home. Been keeping an eye on the ongoing case of ASU student Monica Jones, who was accosted on the street while walking in her Phoenix neighborhood during a sting operation and charged with ‘manifestation of intent to prostitute’ the very night after she spoke at a May 2013 rally denouncing Project ROSE.  .Project ROSE is a program created with 15 partner organizations including the Phoenix Police Department with the goal of avoiding filing charges against adults engaged in prostitution, providing an opportunity for medical and social services and assistance in helping them exit the life of prostitution if they choose.   In practice, the program and its profiled prostitution sweeps target trans, SGL and low income women far too often and has a 30% success rate, the same rate as a woman who goes before a judge and hasn’t gone through the unjust Catholic Charities supported program.   
Jones believes she was unfairly targeted for arrest because of her outspoken criticism of Project ROSE.   A Change.org petitionwas created urging the Phoenix city prosecutor to drop the charges against her..     

And they trying to throw her into a goddamn mens prison. FUCK the judge FUCK the poilice, FUCK the catholic charities, FUCK Project ROSE and ALLLLLL its partners. She is appealing. Keep her in your thoughts.

This is so important. Jones was profiled both for her race/ gender background and her activist work. You can donate to her fund, or buy t-shirts supporting her (which also donate money) here: https://www.booster.com/monicajones

talesofthestarshipregeneration:

TRANSGRIOT: Black Transwoman Monica Jones convicted of “manifesting intent to prostitution” in Arizona

Have another reason to not like Arizona despite some of the cool people who call it home. 

Been keeping an eye on the ongoing case of ASU student Monica Jones, who was accosted on the street while walking in her Phoenix neighborhood during a sting operation and charged with ‘manifestation of intent to prostitute’ the very night after she spoke at a May 2013 rally denouncing Project ROSE.  .

Project ROSE is a program created with 15 partner organizations including the Phoenix Police Department with the goal of avoiding filing charges against adults engaged in prostitution, providing an opportunity for medical and social services and assistance in helping them exit the life of prostitution if they choose.   

In practice, the program and its profiled prostitution sweeps target trans, SGL and low income women far too often and has a 30% success rate, the same rate as a woman who goes before a judge and hasn’t gone through the unjust Catholic Charities supported program.   


Jones believes she was unfairly targeted for arrest because of her outspoken criticism of Project ROSE.   A Change.org petitionwas created urging the Phoenix city prosecutor to drop the charges against her..     

And they trying to throw her into a goddamn mens prison. FUCK the judge FUCK the poilice, FUCK the catholic charities, FUCK Project ROSE and ALLLLLL its partners. She is appealing. Keep her in your thoughts.

This is so important. Jones was profiled both for her race/ gender background and her activist work. You can donate to her fund, or buy t-shirts supporting her (which also donate money) here: https://www.booster.com/monicajones

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Post-Seder, wearing my magen david, trying to sober up enough to do my comp sci problem set. Tomorrow night, I might skip the four full glasses of wine. 

Post-Seder, wearing my magen david, trying to sober up enough to do my comp sci problem set. Tomorrow night, I might skip the four full glasses of wine.