(Source: gifthescreen, via herthemovie)

paulthomasquells:

one of the best male/female friendships and endings in a movie ever.

(via herthemovie)

dannyplainview:

The Master (2012) dir. Paul Thomas Anderson

Her (2013) dir. Spike Jonze 

(via herthemovie)

(Source: gifthescreen, via herthemovie)

Love is what we are born with. Fear is what we have learned here. The spiritual journey is the unlearning of fear and the acceptance of love back into our hearts.
Marianne Williamson  (via thatkindofwoman)

(Source: childrenofthetao, via thatkindofwoman)

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blxck-queen:

This is the first time i’m actually alright and even happy with having my natural hair, as long as ppl keep they hands far away

blxck-queen:

This is the first time i’m actually alright and even happy with having my natural hair, as long as ppl keep they hands far away

(via therediscoveryofmyself)

the-goddamazon:

missmagrathea:

emmatavasci:

 

Porn Actress Exposes Industry: Trafficking in the Porn Industry - The Pink Cross

Elements of Sex Trafficking

Act: Recruitment, transportation, transfer, harbouring or receipt of persons;

Means: Threat or use of force, coercion, abduction, fraud, deception, abuse of power or vulnerability, or giving payments or benefits to a person in control of the victim;

Purpose: Prostitution of others, sexual exploitation, forced labor or services, or slavery.

- From the 2000 UN Protocol to Prevent, Suppress and Punish Trafficking in Persons, Especially Women and Children, ratified by 154 countries. (x)

[Highlighted elements of sex trafficking in the porn industry connect with the examples Lubben gives in this specific gifset, other elements do occur in the porn industry as well].

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"The federal Trafficking Victims Protection Act defines the crime of human trafficking as:

A. The recruitment, harboring, transportation, provision, or obtaining of a person for the purpose of a commercial sex act where such an act is induced by force, fraud, or coercion, or in which the person induced to perform such act has not attained 18 years of age, or

B. The recruitment, harboring, transportation, provision, or obtaining of a person for labor or services, through the use of force, fraud, or coercion for the purpose of subjection to involuntary servitude, peonage, debt bondage, or slavery.” - (x)

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… [P]ersons are trafficked into the international sex trade, often by force, fraud, or coercion. The sex industry has rapidly expanded over the past several decades. It involves sexual exploitation of persons, predominantly women and girls, involving activities related to prostitution, pornography, sex tourism, and other commercial sexual services. The low status of women in many parts of the world has contributed to a burgeoning of the trafficking industry. -
The Victims of Trafficking and Violence Prevention Act (TVPA). TVPA combats trafficking in persons, especially into the sex trade, slavery, and involuntary servitude. It has been reauthorized three times since its initial passage: (x)

for all the people who think there’s nothing wrong with porn, here’s another example.

This is why I cannot fuck with porn like that because A LOT of those girls who are doing those “couch scenes” were pressured into it, and most of the time the anal sex scenes are FORCED and you can tell. And when the girl is crying they just shuffle her movie into the “teen girls getting abused!” category. The fact that that’s even a category should tell you more than enough.

(Source: exgynocraticgrrl, via therediscoveryofmyself)

Nicki Minaj shining a light on the differences on acceptable sexuality from white women and black women.

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Always learn poems by heart. They have to become the marrow in your bones. Like fluoride in the water, they’ll make your soul impervious to the world’s soft decay.
Janet Fitch, White Oleander (via aestheticintrovert)

(Source: observando, via aestheticintrovert)

I want
to kiss every inch of you,
light a fire
deep inside your ribs
where your soul sleeps;
I want
to be -
what awakens your spirit,
what sets your mind free.
M.V., You seem to be all I want (and it scares me)

(via aestheticintrovert)

intrepid-explorer-laura:

fun in the garden learning about healing plants

(via thisroguechild)

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missjia:

Officially understand what “food porn” means because I seriously came. OMG.

missjia:

Officially understand what “food porn” means because I seriously came. OMG.

(via blackgirlsrpretty2)

an appreciation for words, an aspiration to document my own.