its weird that mostly all vegetarians and vegans only wanna fight for animals but not the underpaid/overworked people that pick their $15 organic grapes from Whole Foods in the sweltering sun for 15 hours at a time
Even tho slaughter house workers are consistently listed as employees suffering the most human rights abuses. Also when was the last time you nerds brought up these abused farm workers NOT in the context of shutting down vegans? Stop acting like you even give a shit about them when in reality all you care about is eating your mcnuggets without having to feel bad about it
"Midwives are the unsung heroes of maternal and newborn health. They can prevent about two thirds of deaths among women and newborns. And midwives deliver much more than babies: They are the connective tissue for communities, helping women and girls care for their health, from family planning all the way through the postpartum period."
––United Nations Population Fund
Learn more about the State of the World’s Midwifery, and stand up for women’s health!
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lesbians and women of color are the backbone of the feminist movement. NEVER forget it.
Higher Learning. John Singleton. 1995. Columbia Pictures.
a female lou reed would be considered a crazy junkie chick, a female morrissey would get laughed off every stage on this planet and a female iggy pop would be called the whore of the century you know its true
and this is why people don’t respect courtney love
"Chimpanzees have blurred the line that once existed between ‘man’ and ‘beast’. The chimpanzees taught us that, after all, we humans aren’t as unique, compared to the rest of the animal kingdom, as we used to think."
"If only we can overcome cruelty, to human and animal, with love and compassion we shall stand at the threshold of a new era in human moral and spiritual evolution — and realize, at last, our most unique quality: humanity."