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guillotineghosties:

Predator PSA!

Please be wary of this man if you happen to run into him in the southeast Tennessee area or at any cons in the general vicinity of Tennessee and Georgia! 

His name is Kedar Thor Brewer; he goes by his middle name in person and online by the handles Tash Alistair and vinylscratchwubzu. 
Here is the source of the mugshot.

He was charged in 2012 for having committing three counts of statutory rape with a fifteen year old girl (he was twenty three at the time), and though he got off with a probation sentence, this was not the first time he’d had sex with a minor and he has a history of preying on underage girls. Up until that arrest, he’d gotten away with it.

He’s also an emotional and physical abuser, and though never diagnosed he shows signs of being a sociopath and a user who will come across as the most charming and personable individual upon first meeting him. He has never lived anywhere for longer than maybe two years, and depends upon the kindness of others to support him (in the rape case, the victim’s mother had actually taken him in to her home). He also has hardly any long lasting relationships with people past that same timeframe, as once they become aware of his true nature they stop associating with him.

Having supported him for nearly three years, I’ve witnessed all of this first hand and it’s taken me this long to find my voice and finally make this post. There have been at least three other victims I personally know of, and I would like to avoid there being anymore, ever!

He is a Brony, and aside from the Pony community, his other interests include Touhou, Phantasy Star, JRPGs, Gaia, and some anime.
He sometimes tries to cosplay, as seen here..
He would be violating his probation just by being in the state of GA—if you see him there, immediately contact police!

The charges were incurred in Clarksville, Tennessee. Though the judge did give him a diversion and a probation sentence, until that probation is completed in May of 2015, the felony is still on his record. Despite being ordered to, he has not registered as an offender. 

Please reblog to spread awareness if you or someone you know is in his vicinity of prey! If you see him at a con, immediately contact a staff member as that is a violation of his probation! 

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thewomanfromitaly:

Uh. Hi everyone. I’m Lynn and I’ve finally decided to uh.. well, ask tumblr for help. I’m moving out of a very abusive environment, but I think I’ve got most of that covered - however, doing so is going to leave me without enough money to pay for my HRT, at least for the first few months and probably longer.If you’re trans, you might already know what kind of hell it is to see yourself finally become something you’re physically proud of - whether or not other people thought you already were beautiful, being able to finally see and feel it in the mirror is possibly one of the most joyous experiences someone can have. It just feels right, after decades of feeling wrong. And then, if you have to stop taking them, you can see and feel all the changes revert. Its horrible, depressing beyond belief, and I actually end up covering my mirrors most of the time now that I’m off of it again.I’ve been on and off of HRT for 3 years now, only on it steadily for maybe half of that time.. and thats a generous estimate.Someone was nice enough to get me spiro about a month ago, but its nearly gone now. No insurance means I have to self medicate, and while dangerous, I have zero other options. It also means its expensive as hell. (45-50$ for 100 tabs of spiro 100, and most of us take 1 or 2 a day. I take 2, which means one bottle lasts about a month and a half)if you’d like to help with this, 100% of any donations will be spent on hormone meds immediately. Hopefully I’ll actually be able to stock up on bottles and then won’t have to worry about the bi-monthly fear of needing to wait 3-4 weeks for delivery.you can contact my inbox if you want, or you can donate directly here!just be aware that my anonymous is currently off. and if you can’t help, just signal boost maybe??
(also i build computers and after the move, would be glad to create one for cost of parts + the price of one bottle of spiro! but for the moment, commissions are closed due to stress and home stability)

thewomanfromitaly:

Uh. Hi everyone. I’m Lynn and I’ve finally decided to uh.. well, ask tumblr for help. I’m moving out of a very abusive environment, but I think I’ve got most of that covered - however, doing so is going to leave me without enough money to pay for my HRT, at least for the first few months and probably longer.

If you’re trans, you might already know what kind of hell it is to see yourself finally become something you’re physically proud of - whether or not other people thought you already were beautiful, being able to finally see and feel it in the mirror is possibly one of the most joyous experiences someone can have. It just feels right, after decades of feeling wrong. And then, if you have to stop taking them, you can see and feel all the changes revert. Its horrible, depressing beyond belief, and I actually end up covering my mirrors most of the time now that I’m off of it again.

I’ve been on and off of HRT for 3 years now, only on it steadily for maybe half of that time.. and thats a generous estimate.

Someone was nice enough to get me spiro about a month ago, but its nearly gone now. No insurance means I have to self medicate, and while dangerous, I have zero other options. It also means its expensive as hell. (45-50$ for 100 tabs of spiro 100, and most of us take 1 or 2 a day. I take 2, which means one bottle lasts about a month and a half)

if you’d like to help with this, 100% of any donations will be spent on hormone meds immediately. Hopefully I’ll actually be able to stock up on bottles and then won’t have to worry about the bi-monthly fear of needing to wait 3-4 weeks for delivery.

you can contact my inbox if you want, or you can donate directly here!
j
ust be aware that my anonymous is currently off. and if you can’t help, just signal boost maybe??


(also i build computers and after the move, would be glad to create one for cost of parts + the price of one bottle of spiro! but for the moment, commissions are closed due to stress and home stability)

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scifi-reality:

plexaure:

WHY THE FUCK ISN’T THIS ALL OVER TUMBLR

THIS IS A KICKSTARTER FOR THE LAST BIT OF FUNDING FOR A SHOW ABOUT TRANSGENDER PEOPLE, WRITTEN & ACTED BY ACTUAL TRANS PEOPLE

THEY STILL HAVE $39,000 TO GO ATM BUT IF WE GET THIS FUNDED CAN YOU FUCKING IMAGINE

IT WOULD BE LIKE A SHOUT OUT TO THE WORLD LIKE “HELLO YES WE’RE QUEER AND WE’RE HERE AND WE WANT TO SEE OURSELVES IN MEDIA”

CMON GUYS

CMON

pls reblog even if you can’t donate. it helps.

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yoshi-bella:

Please pass it on to anyone you think should enter!


‘Dispatches from Afropolis’: An Anthology

We are seeking submissions for an anthology of written work intended for publication in Fall 2014. The book will be self-published. The beating heart of this anthology, entitled Dispatches from Afropolis, will be an exploration of the question, “What is an Afropolitan?”* The publication will provide diverse and critical perspectives that will serve to answer, expand our understanding and challenge this compelling question and how it informs (or does not inform) the diverse experiences of African immigrants.

We invite individuals to submit previously unpublished works that critically engage the contours and depth of African experiences and identities. We seek primarily English-language** submissions that explore how African immigrant identities intersect with race, gender, socioeconomic class, sexuality, citizenship, language, religion, privilege etc. We welcome submissions from self-identified Africans from all parts of the continent (including North Africa), Africans living and/or working on the continent or abroad, first or second generation Africans born and/or raised abroad, and all of the above.

We seek essays, creative non-fiction, fiction, poetry, photography and artwork. We highly encourage candor, humor and openness in all submissions. We encourage writers and artists to ask tough questions and address realities as they see and experience them. All submissions are welcome as are any questions regarding the scope and content of the anthology. We firmly believe that all identities are at their core fluid, dynamic, ever-changing and we hope that potential contributors to this work will feel inspired and empowered to dig deep, reflect critically and write/create powerfully.

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garbagebunny:

I still need donations to make rent next month. 
This is a serious situation which could result in homelessness for myself, my partner, my girlfriend, and a friend who is staying with us on and off. 

My last post is still getting reblogged  but I changed my url so i think the links in it don’t work anymore, which blows.

There’s a donation link on my blog.

Here’s the situation: 

Read More

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tendertough:

billierain:

these are community folks that need help.

a black queer couple needs help getting stable housing. one of them is currently a high school teacher and is full time teaching while also living out of the car she has lived out of with her partner for the last two years. please help these folks if you can.

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homoarigato:

That’s What She SaidA queer, Asian-American web series following the lives of 5 friends in Los Angeles. Created out of a desire to see positive Asian representations in the media, as well as to give voice to the often untold stories of queer Asian women, the series chronicles the lives of five fictional characters – Leslie, Rae, Shin, Baby, and Nic – within the queer sphere of the greater Los Angeles area.

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deadchick-official:

My friend Jennifer’s 9 month old son Keir started having seizures last week and they have been at the hospital an hour from their home ever since. Keir still doesn’t have a diagnosis so we don’t know when they’ll be able to go back home. Any small amount that you could donate to help with their expenses would be so much appreciated. They live in the US where health care can be very costly. Please help and/or share as much as you can. We just want Keir to get better!

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luficerr:

sopranish:

ONLY DAYS LEFT TO RAISE FUNDS, URGENT LIFE OR DEATH HELP NEEDED ONE LAST TIME

Tumblr friends. You all saved my life. Unfortunately I need help one last time to keep it that way.You helped me pay down a hospital bill so I could have major brain surgery in October. Well, the bill for that is $9,600- Medicaid covered the hospital, NOT the doctor(!!). due to financial hardship, it’s reduced to $4,500.

The problem: the doctor HAS TO adjust and monitor my new neuro implant every other week, and I WILL DIE WITHOUT THE ADJUSTMENTS. But he is NOT ALLOWED to see me more than once more unless this is paid.

The reduction has conditions: I must pay $1,000 by Dec 16, the$3,500 balance by Dec 23.

This is a terrible blow to me, unreal. I can’t stop crying in sheer frustration.
So, sadly, I must ask for help one least time (I can get on Free Care in April). You’ve all already been so generous. The SPNFamily, and Tumblr at large has been amazing. And if there were any way to avoid asking, I would.
PLEASE DONATE IF YOU CAN! I’ve set up a PayPal with the email lartpourlartnow@gmail.com to accept funds (if you “send to a friend” there’s no fee). The hospital can only accept payment from me.
I know the Holidays are already an expensive time. Maybe give someone the gift of saving a life in their name? And I know I recently got so much help from you all. If I had any way to avoid this I would. And of course I’m happy to repay with fics, songs, editing, or anything I can.

As it is I’m also homeless and sometimes staying with my violent abusive parents, other times staying with friends. Every cent I get is going to other medical expenses and necessities.
PLEASE SHARE THIS as far and wide as you can! Share it as text so everyone can read and share again. Whether or not you can give, others may be able to.

Thank you all so so much! Below are some photos just to show what I mean. They called me with the settlement, but the original bill is there, as well as a few of my scars (yes they shaved the whole side of my head).

Thank you again! PLEASE DONATE AND SHARE IF YOU CAN, and ask me any questions. 

dustline:

Sopranish is my friend, and I’ve personally witnessed the reality of her struggles, so I can vouch for both the urgency and the legitimacy of this plea for help. She is on a time crunch and really scared, so any shares or donations would be so, so appreciated. Every little thing helps!!

SIGNAL BOOST!!!

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thighclapp:

jackpowerx:

cocoaslut:

MICHAEL MINKLER

DARREN-JESUS MCHOBO WHITE

TONY MIKHAIL

VINCE BROWN

BLADE DANIEL GANNON

STEER CLEAR OF THESE GUYS!

Get them all fired, broken up withn and evicted. Ideally strangled to death but that’s illegal. Dox away my friends

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CatalystCon East Call for Speakers

 Submission deadline is November 27, 2013

Who can speak at CatalystCon?

We urge anyone who has something to share that will spark conversations in sexuality to submit a proposal. Whether you are an individual, therapist, sexuality educator, media specialist, blogger or activist, you have a voice to be heard.

Please feel free to submit more than one session proposal.

Requirements

Speakers should prepare for sessions that run an hour and ten minutes, including at least 20 minutes of open discussion.  Panel submissions should consist of no more than four speakers (including a moderator, if applicable) and all speakers for panel sessions must be confirmed prior to submission.

Speaker submissions should be sent in plain text in the body of your email (no pdfs or word docs) and should include all of the following information:

Speaker Information

  • Name
  • Company name (if applicable)
  • Email
  • URL (if applicable)
  • Twitter/Facebook URLs (if applicable)
  • Bio (200 word max)
  • Photo (300-500px wide and maybe included as an attachment)
  • Have you spoken/presented at a conference before?  If so please list. (maximum of three)

Session Information

  • Title of Session
  • Session description (250 word max)
  • AV requirements

Panel Information

All panelists must be confirmed. Panel submissions should consist of no more than four speakers (including a moderator, if applicable).

Please provide names, bios and links for each panelist:

  • Name
  • Email
  • URL (if applicable)
  • Twitter/Facebook URLs (if applicable)
  • Bio (200 word max)
  • Photo (300-500px wide)

Submissions must be received by no later than November 27th.  

Email all submissions to: CatalystConSubmissions@gmail.com.

Speakers do not receive financial compensation. Each speaker will receive complimentary registration to CatalystCon East, however speakers are responsible for their own travel/lodging.

riona-d-blue:

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so there’s this transphobic 30-some year old conservative shithead spamming up my business page’s wall, inbox, and his own wall with pure, unadulterated 12 y/o anger. I deleted a lot of it already, but this is what remained to be screencapped. he’s trying to track my address down but has had the wrong one twice now, and doesn’t even have my legal name to find it with. he’s taken to contacting me through email after i blocked him through all other routes. He also called me a flurry of disgusting slurs on the wall of my business page, but that’s long since deleted.

he’s trying to ruin my business, but it isn’t working very well. would any of the kind people of tumblr like a custom built computer? you could totally help me make this backfire in his face, if you need one!

p.s. his name is Jim Quesada, his fb photo is of Mighty Mouse - if you can’t see the photos. and i censored the misgendering.

p.p.s. my “sick and twisted message” was “Misogynistic dickholes should probably not speak publicly.” He was being one. :|

please signal boost this if you’d like to help me sell a computer or two before christmas - i’m trying to visit my mistress for the holidays and scope out moving in with her!

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wocinsolidarity:

kingdomofrains:

lilprince:

becausegoodheroesdeservekidneys:

unknownpressures:

UK Border Agency are in train stations in the South. They are randomly checking the immigration status of people of colour.

WHAT TO DO IF YOU ARE STOPPED BY IMMIGRATION OFFICERS (UKBA)

If the UK Border Agency or police stop you in the street and ask about
your immigration status:

- You DO NOT have to answer any questions.
- You DO NOT have to tell them your name or address.
- Tell them that you do not want to talk to them.
- Stay polite but confident.
- You can walk away.

They are not allowed to stop you just because of your race. They can only stop you if they have a good reason. If they stop you just because of how you look, or the language you speak, tell them: “This is racist”. “This is illegal”. “I will make a complaint”.

If you are detained, call Bail for Immigration Detainees (independent from us): 020 7247 3590



What to do if you see someone being stopped

If you see someone being stopped by UKBA officers or police on immigration grounds, and your immigration status does not put you at risk yourself, it is recommended that you:

- Immediately make the person aware that they do not have to answer
questions & that they can leave
- Remind the officers of the law
- Film the incident, where possible asking the person stopped if that’s
ok, or just filming the officers involved. This may be useful in making a
claim in the event of an unlawful stop or arrest.
- Record the lapel numbers of the officers involved
- Make other members of the public aware of what’s happening
- Get witnesses’ contact details if the stop leads to an arrest or the
person wants to pursue it afterwards
- Attempt to pass on a phone number to the individual if you think the
stop will lead to arrest
- Try not to get aggressive or physically obstruct officers if you want to
avoid being arrested for obstruction.

Network 23 Anti Raids
website link.

REBLOG REBLOG REBLOG.

Yeah, I heard the other day that this has started happening, and it’s making me want to go and hang around in train stations in full superhero costume just so I can leap out with a camera if I see this happening and start screaming “RACISTS! RACISTS EVERYWHERE!” until they stop.

I sincerely doubt they’ll be turning up in Swansea, though.

I am ashamed of my country. I am so so ashamed.

I used to do first line IT support for the Home Office and the UKBA and let me tell you they are the biggest bunch of fucknuts you will ever encounter.

SIGNAL BOOST

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nitanahkohe:

***MISSING AS OF AUGUST 27, 2013***
Victoria Howell was last seen on Aug. 2nd, 2013 in Watertown, SD. Victoria was riding on a white & blue sport motorcycle with an unknown male and possibly headed to Sturgis, SD for the Sturgis Rally. Victoria has had no contact with her family or friends since the end of July, which is unusual for her. The last activity on Victoria’s financial account was July 24th. Victoria does not have a cell phone or any known means of transportation. She has resided in Sisseton and Watertown, SD. Victoria may also possibly head to Sioux Falls, SD or Texas where she has family.Age: 44 yrs.Race: Biracial-Native American / BlackSex: FemaleHeight: 5’ 7”Weight: 150 lbs.Hair: BlackEyes: BrownIf you have any information on the whereabouts of Victoria Howell contact:Watertown Police DepartmentDetective Nic Ahmann(605) 882‐6210

nitanahkohe:

***MISSING AS OF AUGUST 27, 2013***

Victoria Howell was last seen on Aug. 2nd, 2013 in Watertown, SD. Victoria was riding on a white & blue sport motorcycle with an unknown male and possibly headed to Sturgis, SD for the Sturgis Rally. Victoria has had no contact with her family or friends since the end of July, which is unusual for her. The last activity on Victoria’s financial account was July 24th. Victoria does not have a cell phone or any known means of transportation. She has resided in Sisseton and Watertown, SD. Victoria may also possibly head to Sioux Falls, SD or Texas where she has family.

Age: 44 yrs.
Race: Biracial-Native American / Black
Sex: Female
Height: 5’ 7”
Weight: 150 lbs.
Hair: Black
Eyes: Brown

If you have any information on the whereabouts of Victoria Howell contact:
Watertown Police Department
Detective Nic Ahmann
(605) 882‐6210

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fuckyeahmarxismleninism:

Vigil for Islan Nettles, a transgender woman attacked and killed in Harlem last week, to be held tomorrow, Tuesday, August 27th at 6pm

Last week, the New York City Anti-Violence Project (AVP) learned of the death of Islan Nettles, a transgender woman, who died as a result of an attack which occurred in the early morning hours on Saturday, August 17, in Harlem.

According to media reports and the NYPD, Ms. Nettles and her friends were on West 148th Street and 8th Avenue on Saturday night when one or more people attacked her, using anti-gay and anti-transgender slurs. Ms. Nettles was taken to Harlem Hospital for her injuries and, on Thursday August 22nd, was taken off of life support and died. So far, one person has been arrested in relation to this incident. 

NCAVP’s most recent report, Hate Violence Against Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer and HIV-Affected Communities in the United States in 2012,
documented 25 anti-LGBTQ murders. 73.1% of all anti-LGBTQ homicide victims in 2012 were people of color and 53.8% were transgender women. In this report, NCAVP provides specific recommendations for policymakers, funders, and community members to reduce and prevent violence against transgender people of color. 

VIGIL TOMORROW NIGHT – TUESDAY, AUGUST 27TH AT 6PM
Ms. Nettles’ family, along with Harlem Pride and the Manhattan Borough President’s Office, is organizing a vigil as a celebration of Islan, her love of life, and an opportunity for the community to come together in unity and peace.

Date: Tuesday, August 27, 2013
Time: 6PM
Location: Jackie Robinson Park; Entrance on W. 148th Street @ Bradhurst Avenue, Harlem
(This is down the street from the location of the incident.)
Trains: A/C, B/D to 145th st; 3 to 148th st)


Community Co-Sponsoring Organizations: 
Ali Forney Center
Audre Lorde Project
Bronx LGBTQ Community Services Center
Callen-Lorde Community Health Center
Community Kinship Life
Destination Tomorrow
Empire State Pride Agenda
FIERCE
Gender Identity Project
Global Network of Black Pride
Harlem Mothers SAVE
Harlem Pride
Harlem United CAC
Harlem United Inc.
Iris House
Lambda Legal
LGBT Faith Leaders of African Descent
Make the Road NY
Manhattan District Attorney’s Office
Maranatha at Riverside Church
New York City Anti-Violence Project
NYC Black Pride
NYC Council Speaker Christine C. Quinn
Rivers at Rehoboth
Rivers at Rehoboth Church
SAGE Harlem
Stonewall Democrats of NYC
Streetwise and Safe
Street Corner Resources
The NYC LGBT Center
Transgender Legal Defense & Education Fund
TransJustice of the Audre Lorde Project
TransLatinas

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