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I will never understand why there are people who do not like you, you precious weird grumpy sassy lesbian <3

I like her.  She’s one of my favorite companions and I’d love to see the Doctor cross paths with her again.

She was all kinds of awesome…and once beat a Dalek senseless with a baseball bat :D

I would love to see Sophie Aldred play her again on the show…after seeing the Doctor meet Sarah Jane and Jo again it would be fab to see Ace come back too :D

I have an infinite capacity for 7 and Ace.

If she came back I’d be so happy.

(Source: brilliantfantasticgeronimo)


When they made this particular hero, they didn’t give him a gun. They gave him a screwdriver to fix things. They didn’t give him a tank or a warship or an x-wing fighter—they gave him a box from which you can call for help. And they didn’t give him a superpower or pointy ears or a heat-ray—they gave him an extra HEART. They gave him two hearts! And that’s an extraordinary thing. There will never come a time when we don’t need a hero like the Doctor.”
Steven Moffat


Osh-Tisch, or ‘Finds Them and Kills Them’, was a boté spiritual leader and warrior of the Crow Nation who lived in the late 18th and early 19th centuries.

Boté was a Crow term referring to an individual possessing a gender identity different to one’s assigned sex, or to someone who possessed an identity of both male and female characteristics. Boté genders were considered separate to male or female genders and were distinct identities in their own right, a concept common to Native American societies and now sometimes captured under the modern umbrella term ‘Two Spirit’ (see this link for more info).

Osh-Tisch was a male-assigned-at-birth boté who lived as a woman and expressed a preference for women’s work. In her life she took on a number of roles including artist, medicine woman, shaman and warrior. She was also a skilled craftswoman who made intricate leather goods and large tipis, and is known to have constructed the huge buffalo-skin lodge of the Crow Chief Iron Bull. 

According to the testimony of Pretty Shield, Osh-Tisch fought at the Battle of the Rosebud in 1876, where the Crow fought as part of a US-led coalition against the Lakota Sioux and Cheyenne. When a wounded Crow warrior fell from his horse, Osh-Tisch leapt from her own horse and defended the fallen man with a salvo of rifle shots. At the same time a woman warrior named The Other Magpie was attacking the Lakota with a coup stick. Moments after The Other Magpie struck a Lakota with the coup stick he was killed by Osh-Tisch’s bullet, leading to her gaining the epithet of ‘Finds Them and Kills Them’.

By the 1890s the Crows had been forced into living in reservations by the US government. During this time Osh-Tisch and two other boté were targeted by an agent of the Bureau of Indian Affairs named Briskow, who had them imprisoned, their hair cut, and forced them to wear men’s clothing. The Crow rallied to the protection of the boté and Chief Pretty Eagle used what little power he had to have Briskow removed from the reservation. Osh-Tisch’s friend and Crow historian Joe Medicine Crow later described this attack on the boté as a ‘tragedy’.

Osh-Tisch continued to be targeted by preachers and other managers of the reservation for the rest of her life. Along with the gradual internalisation of United States cultural norms, this persecution led to a shift away from boté acceptance among the Crow and Osh-Tisch ultimately died in 1929 as one of the last of her kind.

(This post inspired by the Rejected Princesses article on Osh-Tisch:







Rape Escape

  • Easy and very effective
  • Requires nothing but your body
  • Includes attack

Very useful to know, pass and share please.

Worth watching

I don’t mean to impose a personal favour on you guys, but I really would like to ask that everyone who follows me reblog this. 

I don’t think I made it very clear but last month I was sexually assaulted by someone who I thought was my friend (I don’t want to talk about it don’t ask), and it’s… really fucked with my head. 

Had I known this a month ago I would have been able to get away

So, essentially, I’m really pleading with you to reblog this so everyone who follows you doesn’t get stuck in the same position I was with no way out. 

I mean again I don’t want the point of this to be my sob story or whatever but if you could reblog this it would seriously mean a lot 

and im asking to all of my followers who see this post in your dashboard to please press play to this video, you never know when this is gonna be useful, PLEASE DON’T IGNORE IT.

This is one of the first moves I was taught in Krav Maga, and it is one of the most effective.

It took me about a half hour to get down with practice, but once you get it, it’s an intuitive movement.

Please pass this along, it will save lives.

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a discussion on sexual orientation

  • me:

    *explaining various sexual orientations to a classmate*

  • classmate:

    wait, what's polyamory?

  • me:

    well, it's when someone has more than one intimate relationship at a time with the knowledge and consent of everyone involved.

  • professor:

    *overhears from front of class*

  • professor:

    that is d i s g u s t i n g

  • me:

    *defensively* um, actually, no it's--

  • professor:

    how DARE they put a greek prefix on a latin root like that?! What right do they have to decimate my beautiful antiquated languages?!?! GREEK AND LATIN DO NOT FRATERNIZE THIS IS LIKE THAT STUPID ROMANTIC SUBPLOT BETWEEN THAT DWARF AND THAT ELF IN THE DESOLATION OF SMAUG NO NO NO NO NO NO!!!

  • me:


  • me:


  • me:


  • professor:

    it should be polyerosy


  • The original post only has US helplines. I've added UK helplines underneath. It would be great if people could add numbers from everywhere in the world.

  • Depression Hotline:


  • Suicide Hotline:


  • LifeLine:


  • Trevor Project:


  • Sexuality Support:


  • Eating Disorders Hotline:


  • Rape and Sexual Assault:


  • Grief Support:


  • Runaway:

    1-800-843-5200, 1-800-843-5678, 1-800-621-4000

  • Exhale:

    After Abortion Hotline/Pro-Voice: 1-866-4394253

  • Child Abuse:


  • UK Helplines:

  • Samaritans (for any problem):

    08457909090 e-mail

  • Childline (for anyone under 18 with any problem):


  • Mind infoline (mental health information):

    0300 123 3393 e-mail:

  • Mind legal advice (for people who need mental-health related legal advice):

    0300 466 6463

  • b-eat eating disorder support:

    0845 634 14 14 (only open Mon-Fri 10.30am-8.30pm and Saturday 1pm-4.30pm) e-mail:

  • b-eat youthline (for under 25's with eating disorders):

    08456347650 (open Mon-Fri 4.30pm - 8.30pm, Saturday 1pm-4.30pm)

  • Cruse Bereavement Care:

    08444779400 e-mail:

  • Frank (information and advice on drugs):


  • Drinkline:

    0800 9178282

  • Rape Crisis England &amp; Wales:

    0808 802 9999 1(open 2 - 2.30pm 7 - 9.30pm) e-mail

  • Rape Crisis Scotland:

    08088 01 03 02 every day, 6pm to midnight

  • India Self Harm Hotline:

    00 08001006614

  • India Suicide Helpline:


  • Kids Help Phone (Canada):

    1-800-668-6868, Free and available 24/7

  • suicide hotlines;

  • Argentina:


  • Australia:


  • Austria:


  • Barbados:


  • Belgium:


  • Botswana:


  • Brazil:


  • China:


  • (Hong Kong:


  • Costa Rica:


  • Croatia:


  • Cyprus:


  • Czech Republic:

    222-580-697, 476-701-908

  • Denmark:


  • Egypt:


  • Estonia:


  • Finland:


  • France:


  • Germany:


  • Greece:


  • Guatemala:


  • Holland:


  • Honduras:


  • Hungary:


  • Iceland:


  • Israel:


  • Italy:


  • Japan:


  • Latvia:

    6722-2922, 2772-2292

  • Malaysia:


  • (Singapore:


  • Mexico:


  • Netherlands:


  • New Zealand:


  • New Guinea:


  • Nicaragua:


  • Norway:


  • Philippines:


  • Poland:


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  • Spain:


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  • South Korea:


  • Sweden:


  • Switzerland:


  • Taiwan:


  • Thailand:


  • Trinidad and Tobago:


  • Ukraine:








Breaking news: The D.C. Appeals Court just killed Net Neutrality.

This could be the end of the Internet as we know it. But it doesn’t have to be. 

Tell the FCC to restore Net Neutrality:

they want to make the internet like tv. with channels and paying to get to specific websites and things. net neutrality = not doing that

This impacts every internet user. Please signal boost the hell out of this and sign the petition if you are American

I do not reblog things like this very often, but this affects me both personally and my business as a freelance artist.

In the economy here; cash is already strapped as it is. You bet your ass companies would suck the ever living life out of misc. art sites.

I don’t want it to ever come down to me choosing between groceries or purchasing a new tier package via comcast to be able to access tumblr or DeviantArt (let alone not guaranteeing I’ll even be seen by my customer base since they may not want to pay out their asses either). It doesn’t seem important to most, but I do 90% of my business online entirely.

Please sign up, fight for this and share it with your followers/friends/family and urge them to give them hell as well.

Not writing related, but this is incredibly important. While we pay for service via ISPs, the internet has been a relatively free space where everyone, no matter their income level, is able to connect, access a wealth of information, and express themselves. The Internet has become a major part of our culture as human beings and the notion that ISPs might be able to limit what sites I can access unless I pay them more is utterly sickening. A lot of us are cash strapped as is, and I’d rather not be limited even more by someone else’s greed. Net Neutrality is essential and I hope you guys will understand why it needs to remain.


P.S. Signal boost this if you’re able.

“ limit what sites I can access unless I pay them more”

 limit what sites I can access unless I pay them more

 limit what sites I can access unless I pay them more

 limit what sites I can access unless I pay them more

 limit what sites I can access unless I pay them more





If you woke up tomorrow, and your internet looked like this, what would you do? 

Imagine all your favorite websites taking forever to load, while you get annoying notifications from your ISP suggesting you switch to one of their approved “Fast Lane” sites.

Think about what we would lose: all the weird, alternative, interesting, and enlightening stuff that makes the Internet so much cooler than mainstream Cable TV. What if the only news sites you could reliably connect to were the ones that had deals with companies like Comcast and Verizon?

On September 10th, just a few days before the FCC’s comment deadline, public interest organizations are issuing an open, international call for websites and internet users to unite for an “Internet Slowdown” to show the world what the web would be like if Team Cable gets their way and trashes net neutrality. Net neutrality is hard to explain, so our hope is that this action will help SHOW the world what’s really at stake if we lose the open Internet.

If you’ve got a website, blog or tumblr, get the code to join the #InternetSlowdown here:

Everyone else, here’s a quick list of things you can do to help spread the word about the slowdown:  



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