Patriarchal notions of manhood don’t just harm women, they hurt men. Toxic definitions of masculinity lead to well-documented problems like high rates of gun violence, suicide and sexual violence. That’s why organizations like the Representation Project are committed to advancing the discussion about how gender limits the freedoms of both women and men. They recognize that society’s gender ideals aren’t only damaging for women; they’re universally harmful.
Their latest video examines how stereotypes constrain all people from the moment they are born.
Tweets from the sister of Marvinia Jimenez, who was hit by a National Guard (GNB)
Si alguien puede subtitularlos al inglés se le agradecería mucho, hagamos esta iniciativa viral.
THE ECHO EFFECT (bringing an echo to Venezuelan voices)
0:05 On February 24th, the national guard was beating Marvinia Jimenez in a public demonstration in La Isabelica.
0:10 Meanwhile, the president of Venezuela was dancing salsa with a group of motorists in Miraflores palace. [The seat of government]
0:16 This is an ECHO of her sister’s tweets.
0:20 “While Maduro says ‘peace’ my sister is being beaten to a pulp* by a national guard woman.
There’s no justification for such abuse. There just isn’t.”
Let’s make an Echo of what’s happening in Venezuela.
* “Caerle a coñazos.” Coñazo, a vulgar word for a strike or a beating, referring to a particularly brutal type of attack. “Darle un coñazo” translates roughly to “give someone a fucking smackdown.”
comic © me
satan © himself
They arrived in Florida that same afternoon.
I say that my mom can make friends with just about everything, and after some idle chatter in a Walgreens about directions to another store, this couple asked my mother and I about what’s going on in Venezuela.
The Venezuelans, from…
this is from spy kids
Large chunks copy-and-pasted from Chocotaur. Long story short, the Venezuelan government is cracking down on protests with both censorship and violence.
The Oscars are coming. Let’s try to get people to talk about our situation there. They’ve put together a list of actors (I…