i have no idea what i'm doing but i know i'm doing it really really well
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The naked female body is treated so weirdly in society. It’s like people are constantly begging to see it, but once they do, someone’s a hoe.
Lena Horne (via paarasytes)
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pyaar-ka-irada:

In Pakistan:
People are being beaten, shot with bullets and tear gassed. 
Giving blood to those bleeding in the protest is not allowed
Proper treatment to the injured isn’t being given.
At least three people are dead and over 300 have been injured in clashes between police and anti-government protesters in Pakistan’s capital, Islamabad.
For Further information:
Live Streams from the Protests in Islamabad (Urdu):
Samaa TV
ARY News
Dawn News
News Outlets:
Important Update via Al Jazeera: Pakistan army intervenes in political crisis
The Express Tribune: The Umpire Strikes Back
Dawn: When failure is victory
Tanqeed.org
Lal Khan’s Columns for the Daily Times
Newsweek: Police Clash with PTI/PAT Protesters in Islamabad
Dawn: Violent Clashes Continue as Protesters Surround Parliament
AFP: 230 injured as police clash with protesters in Islamabad
Reuters: Pressure mounts on Pakistan leader to quit as protests continue
The New York Times: Pakistan, Its Own Worst Enemy (opinion piece, take with a pinch of salt)
The Wall Street Journal: Police, Protesters Clash Near Pakistan Prime Minister’s Residence
The Washington Post: Did a ‘soft coup’ just happen in Pakistan?
Guardian: Political crisis in Pakistan as media, politics and the military join the fray
BBC News: Pakistan protesters clash with Islamabad police
The Telegraph: Police clash with protesters trying to storm Pakistan PM’s house
Al Jazeera English: Pakistan crisis: scores injured in protests
On tumblr:
http://mehreenkasana.tumblr.com/
http://churayl.tumblr.com/
http://stay-human.tumblr.com/
http://novub.tumblr.com/
http://asadakahawk.tumblr.com/
http://cutiesinchadars.tumblr.com/
http://9940km.tumblr.com/
http://createdfromclay.tumblr.com/
On Twitter:
A list I’ve compiled including Islamabad-based journalists, Pakistani tweeps and activists providing us with all the latest news and updates from the ground.

pyaar-ka-irada:

In Pakistan:

People are being beaten, shot with bullets and tear gassed. 

Giving blood to those bleeding in the protest is not allowed

Proper treatment to the injured isn’t being given.

At least three people are dead and over 300 have been injured in clashes between police and anti-government protesters in Pakistan’s capital, Islamabad.

For Further information:

Live Streams from the Protests in Islamabad (Urdu):

News Outlets:

On tumblr:

On Twitter:

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Privacy is a privilege. It is rarely enjoyed by women or transgender men and women, queer people or people of color. When you are an Other, you are always in danger of having your body or some other intimate part of yourself exposed in one way or another. A stranger reaches out and touches a pregnant woman’s belly. A man walking down the street offers an opinion on a woman’s appearance or implores her to smile. A group of teenagers driving by as a person of color walks on a sidewalk shout racial slurs, interrupting their quiet.

For most people, privacy is little more than an illusion, one we create so we can feel less vulnerable as we move through the world, so we can believe some parts of ourselves are sacred and free from uninvited scrutiny. The further away you are from living as a white, heterosexual, middle-class man, the less privacy you enjoy – the more likely your illusions of privacy will be shattered when you least expect it.

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missgingerninja:

do you think when fish get thrown back by fishermen, they swim around yelling about alien abductions and the other fish stop talking to them?

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I want all my secrets back.
six word story (via aubreyplazs)
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I’m going to murder you a thousand times.

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1. push yourself to get up before the rest of the world - start with 7am, then 6am, then 5:30am. go to the nearest hill with a big coat and a scarf and watch the sun rise.

2. push yourself to fall asleep earlier - start with 11pm, then 10pm, then 9pm. wake up in the morning feeling re-energized and comfortable.

3. get into the habit of cooking yourself a beautiful breakfast. fry tomatoes and mushrooms in real butter and garlic, fry an egg, slice up a fresh avocado and squirt way too much lemon on it. sit and eat it and do nothing else.

4. stretch. start by reaching for the sky as hard as you can, then trying to touch your toes. roll your head. stretch your fingers. stretch everything.

5. buy a 1L water bottle. start with pushing yourself to drink the whole thing in a day, then try drinking it twice.

6. buy a beautiful diary and a beautiful black pen. write down everything you do, including dinner dates, appointments, assignments, coffees, what you need to do that day. no detail is too small.

7. strip your bed of your sheets and empty your underwear draw into the washing machine. put a massive scoop of scented fabric softener in there and wash. make your bed in full.

8. organise your room. fold all your clothes (and bag what you don’t want), clean your mirror, your laptop, vacuum the floor. light a beautiful candle.

9. have a luxurious shower with your favourite music playing. wash your hair, scrub your body, brush your teeth. lather your whole body in moisturiser, get familiar with the part between your toes, your inner thighs, the back of your neck.

10. push yourself to go for a walk. take your headphones, go to the beach and walk. smile at strangers walking the other way and be surprised how many smile back. bring your dog and observe the dog’s behaviour. realise you can learn from your dog.

11. message old friends with personal jokes. reminisce. suggest a catch up soon, even if you don’t follow through. push yourself to follow through.

13. think long and hard about what interests you. crime? sex? boarding school? long-forgotten romance etiquette? find a book about it and read it. there is a book about literally everything.

14. become the person you would ideally fall in love with. let cars merge into your lane when driving. pay double for parking tickets and leave a second one in the machine. stick your tongue out at babies. compliment people on their cute clothes. challenge yourself to not ridicule anyone for a whole day. then two. then a week. walk with a straight posture. look people in the eye. ask people about their story. talk to acquaintances so they become friends.

15. lie in the sunshine. daydream about the life you would lead if failure wasn’t a thing. open your eyes. take small steps to make it happen for you.

(via elauxe)

A self care list. I’ve been working on this. I promise it’s worth it.

(via sweetbloodsomalia)

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skeletongrazed:

skeletongrazed:

what’s the difference between a dirty bus stop and a lobster with breast implants ?

one’s a crusty bus station and one’s a busty crustacean

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