ladyofleithian: (mood: devastated)
Warning for potentially triggering/upsetting content involving the death of children, the death of a mother, and suicide. )

And those are my thoughts. Feel free to correct me if I got some things wrong, and apologies if it sounded incoherent -- I was actually typing this while crying, I will admit. It just...it's awful, it really is. That's really the best I can say.

Thoughts?
ladyofleithian: (luke/leia hug)


Because no matter what happens, you are not alone. 

Also, I would advise others to check out the cases of those such as CeCe McDonald. Because this needs to stop. 
ladyofleithian: (anakin's ruminations)
Originally posted by [livejournal.com profile] lijahlover at In memory of Matthew Shepard
Originally posted by [livejournal.com profile] kerrsmith2306 at In memory of Matthew Shepard



THE ULTIMATE SILENCE ~ October 12th, 1998



Listen to the mustn'ts, child.
Listen to the don'ts.
Listen to the shouldn'ts,
The impossibles, the won'ts.
Listen to the never haves,
Then listen close to me ...
Anything can happen, child.
Anything can be.

~ Shel Silverstein


Fourteen years ago today, Matthew Shepard was murdered for being homosexual.

What will you do to end the silence?

For background information check out the HBO movie "The Laramie Project"

Please read ... )

http://www.matthewsplace.com

http://www.matthewshepard.org

http://www.stophate.us/shepard/

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=112638393


ladyofleithian: (anakin's ruminations)
Originally posted by [livejournal.com profile] lijahlover at In memory of Matthew Shepard
Originally posted by [livejournal.com profile] kerrsmith2306 at In memory of Matthew Shepard



THE ULTIMATE SILENCE ~ October 12th, 1998



Listen to the mustn'ts, child.
Listen to the don'ts.
Listen to the shouldn'ts,
The impossibles, the won'ts.
Listen to the never haves,
Then listen close to me ...
Anything can happen, child.
Anything can be.

~ Shel Silverstein


Fourteen years ago today, Matthew Shepard was murdered for being homosexual.

What will you do to end the silence?

For background information check out the HBO movie "The Laramie Project"

Please read ... )

http://www.matthewsplace.com

http://www.matthewshepard.org

http://www.stophate.us/shepard/

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=112638393


ladyofleithian: (mood: determined)
Originally posted by [livejournal.com profile] girlofavalon at Please Share This. Thank You!
Originally posted by [livejournal.com profile] masterde at Please Share This. Thank You!
Originally posted by [livejournal.com profile] teleens_journal at Please Share This. Thank You!
Spreading Romney has gotten off of the front page of Google.  Whatever your feelings on Dan Savage, the reason behind him starting this site is a just one - Mitt Romney shared this story about strapping his dog to the roof of his car as a way to "connect with the common man." 

I don't want an animal abuser in the White House, how about you?  Anyone who is that cavalier about abusing animals won't give a crap about abusing humans, either.  

Please share this far and wide.  Thank you for your support.




ladyofleithian: (mood: determined)
Originally posted by [livejournal.com profile] girlofavalon at Please Share This. Thank You!
Originally posted by [livejournal.com profile] masterde at Please Share This. Thank You!
Originally posted by [livejournal.com profile] teleens_journal at Please Share This. Thank You!
Spreading Romney has gotten off of the front page of Google.  Whatever your feelings on Dan Savage, the reason behind him starting this site is a just one - Mitt Romney shared this story about strapping his dog to the roof of his car as a way to "connect with the common man." 

I don't want an animal abuser in the White House, how about you?  Anyone who is that cavalier about abusing animals won't give a crap about abusing humans, either.  

Please share this far and wide.  Thank you for your support.




ladyofleithian: (stand and fight)
Originally posted by [livejournal.com profile] girlofavalon at If you only do one thing today...
Originally posted by [livejournal.com profile] cassie_black12 at If you only do one thing today...




Dear UK Flisters,

I know I'm preaching to the choir with you guys when it comes to LGBT equality, but believing something is fair and actually getting off your bum and doing something about it doesn't always follow like it should. So here's a little (and slightly preachy) reminder!!

Three things I'd like you all to do before you go to bed tonight (if you haven't already)

1/ Go here and sign the C4EM's petition for marriage equality. This is the simplest and probably most visible way to show your support. It currently has 60,000 signatures -- the petition against (by C4M) has over 500,000!!!

2/ Go here and fill out the government's consultation. It might take a little bit longer, but you can bet that for every pro-person who doesn't find the time, there will be dozens of 'anti' people who will.

3/ Email your MP. There's a handy template there for you to use so you don't even have to think of what to say. Also, you can go here to see where your MP stands on the issue. A hugely important thing to do because the majority of MPs will be voting with their conscience rather than following the party line, so make sure you let yours know your feelings.

4/ Okay, so I lied. There's actually a fourth thing. And that is simply spread the word. The consultation ends in two day - it's our last chance to get as many people mobilised as possible. So tweet it, Facebook, blog it, beat your friends and family around the head with it until they give in!!! And if you want to repost to your own journal (and please feel free to edit), here's an ever-so helpful button


ladyofleithian: (stand and fight)
Originally posted by [livejournal.com profile] girlofavalon at If you only do one thing today...
Originally posted by [livejournal.com profile] cassie_black12 at If you only do one thing today...




Dear UK Flisters,

I know I'm preaching to the choir with you guys when it comes to LGBT equality, but believing something is fair and actually getting off your bum and doing something about it doesn't always follow like it should. So here's a little (and slightly preachy) reminder!!

Three things I'd like you all to do before you go to bed tonight (if you haven't already)

1/ Go here and sign the C4EM's petition for marriage equality. This is the simplest and probably most visible way to show your support. It currently has 60,000 signatures -- the petition against (by C4M) has over 500,000!!!

2/ Go here and fill out the government's consultation. It might take a little bit longer, but you can bet that for every pro-person who doesn't find the time, there will be dozens of 'anti' people who will.

3/ Email your MP. There's a handy template there for you to use so you don't even have to think of what to say. Also, you can go here to see where your MP stands on the issue. A hugely important thing to do because the majority of MPs will be voting with their conscience rather than following the party line, so make sure you let yours know your feelings.

4/ Okay, so I lied. There's actually a fourth thing. And that is simply spread the word. The consultation ends in two day - it's our last chance to get as many people mobilised as possible. So tweet it, Facebook, blog it, beat your friends and family around the head with it until they give in!!! And if you want to repost to your own journal (and please feel free to edit), here's an ever-so helpful button


ladyofleithian: (mood: infuriated)
Originally posted by [livejournal.com profile] myrrhmade at Okay people, I do not like asking for money even when it's not for me, but...
Originally posted by [livejournal.com profile] auntiesiannan at Okay people, I do not like asking for money even when it's not for me, but...
...based off my previous post about the congregation that encouraged a toddler to sing homophobic "hymns" during services, I am issuing a call to arms. Or rather, to wallets.

That "church" is located in Greensburg, Indiana. You know who else lived in Greensburg? A young man named Billy Lucas.

Billy Lucas may or may not have been gay, but he was bullied with gay epithets, among others, to the point where he took his own life. It was his suicide along with a rash of others (Asher Brown, Tyler Clementi, too many to list) that inspired Dan Savage and his husband to create the It Gets Better project.

So, my friends.

If you have a spare five bucks on your credit card, or more, it doesn't matter, please take a minute today and donate to Indiana Equality.

On the form, put in memory of Billy Lucas.

Put in honor of Pastor Jeff Sangl and his email address pastorsangl@apostolictruthtabernacle.net , and include the address of the "church" so they get notified by mail:

Apostolic Truth Tabernacle
1114 W. Westridge Pkwy.
Greensburg, IN 47240

I didn't come up with the idea, a commenter on Joe.My.God did, but it bears merit.

And please boost the signal.


ladyofleithian: (mood: infuriated)
Originally posted by [livejournal.com profile] myrrhmade at Okay people, I do not like asking for money even when it's not for me, but...
Originally posted by [livejournal.com profile] auntiesiannan at Okay people, I do not like asking for money even when it's not for me, but...
...based off my previous post about the congregation that encouraged a toddler to sing homophobic "hymns" during services, I am issuing a call to arms. Or rather, to wallets.

That "church" is located in Greensburg, Indiana. You know who else lived in Greensburg? A young man named Billy Lucas.

Billy Lucas may or may not have been gay, but he was bullied with gay epithets, among others, to the point where he took his own life. It was his suicide along with a rash of others (Asher Brown, Tyler Clementi, too many to list) that inspired Dan Savage and his husband to create the It Gets Better project.

So, my friends.

If you have a spare five bucks on your credit card, or more, it doesn't matter, please take a minute today and donate to Indiana Equality.

On the form, put in memory of Billy Lucas.

Put in honor of Pastor Jeff Sangl and his email address pastorsangl@apostolictruthtabernacle.net , and include the address of the "church" so they get notified by mail:

Apostolic Truth Tabernacle
1114 W. Westridge Pkwy.
Greensburg, IN 47240

I didn't come up with the idea, a commenter on Joe.My.God did, but it bears merit.

And please boost the signal.


ladyofleithian: (movie!Arawn)
Originally posted by [livejournal.com profile] philstar22 at House Passes CISPA: Make Sure It Dies In Senate
Originally posted by [livejournal.com profile] lk737 at House Passes CISPA: Make Sure It Dies In Senate
CISPA would give the government and corporations vast new powers to track and share data about Americans’ Internet use.

But our hundreds of thousands of emails and tens of thousands of phone calls have had a real impact:

Amendments were adopted that made CISPA (marginally) better.

Earlier this month CISPA was supposed to sail through, but we helped foment opposition, and the vote was far closer than anybody could have imagined even a couple of weeks ago.

Most Democrats held firm in opposition, and more than two dozen libertarian-leaning Republicans defied their leadership and voted no.

Most importantly, President Obama has threatened to veto CISPA.

***Additionally, CISPA would destabilize the internet inviting cyber attacks and increasing the amount of identity theft.***

The Senate will consider cyber security legislation in the coming weeks. Let’s turn up the heat right away: Tell the Senate to reject CISPA and any and all legislation that doesn’t respect privacy and civil liberties.
Add your name at right to tell the Senate to reject cyber security legislation that doesn’t respect privacy.

http://act.demandprogress.org/letter/cispa_passes/?akid=1332.1998782.hoiowQ&rd=1&t=2


ladyofleithian: (movie!Arawn)
Originally posted by [livejournal.com profile] philstar22 at House Passes CISPA: Make Sure It Dies In Senate
Originally posted by [livejournal.com profile] lk737 at House Passes CISPA: Make Sure It Dies In Senate
CISPA would give the government and corporations vast new powers to track and share data about Americans’ Internet use.

But our hundreds of thousands of emails and tens of thousands of phone calls have had a real impact:

Amendments were adopted that made CISPA (marginally) better.

Earlier this month CISPA was supposed to sail through, but we helped foment opposition, and the vote was far closer than anybody could have imagined even a couple of weeks ago.

Most Democrats held firm in opposition, and more than two dozen libertarian-leaning Republicans defied their leadership and voted no.

Most importantly, President Obama has threatened to veto CISPA.

***Additionally, CISPA would destabilize the internet inviting cyber attacks and increasing the amount of identity theft.***

The Senate will consider cyber security legislation in the coming weeks. Let’s turn up the heat right away: Tell the Senate to reject CISPA and any and all legislation that doesn’t respect privacy and civil liberties.
Add your name at right to tell the Senate to reject cyber security legislation that doesn’t respect privacy.

http://act.demandprogress.org/letter/cispa_passes/?akid=1332.1998782.hoiowQ&rd=1&t=2


ladyofleithian: (mood: infuriated)
Originally posted by [livejournal.com profile] philstar22 at All U.S. Internet Providers will be policing downloads by July 12, 2012
Originally posted by [livejournal.com profile] lk737 at All U.S. Internet Providers will be policing downloads by July 12, 2012
Please repost this? I have never begged for one of my posts to be boosted. I am just so worried for my friends and want you to know.

According to this article, dated March 15, 2012:
http://www.digitaltrends.com/webnews/major-isps-turn-into-copyright-police-by-july-says-riaa/

"File-sharers, beware: By July 12, major US Internet service providers (ISPs) will voluntarily begin serving as copyright police for the entertainment industry, according to Cary Sherman, chief executive of the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA). The so-called “six-strikes” plan is said to be one of the most effective anti-piracy efforts ever established in the US."

The article goes on to give details. After six notices, internet providers will decide to throttle a person's internet speed, or cut it off altogether. I don't know if they will crack down on torrents only, or if it is up to the internet provider. I get the sense it is up to the internet provider. So some people could get away with downloading non torrents, while others might get their internet service cut off. I urge you to click it and read, as we all know people who download.

No more downloading eps of your favorite shows for vidding, gifs, or fanfiction art. No more downloading screencaps possibly. I'm so sorry my friends. I don't even know if BT Guard will work to protect you, but I would google it if I were you. It is a professional service that supposedly can protect you from the invasive eyes of your internet provider.

Just, my friends, please make each other aware. Please be aware of the date JULY 12TH. Mark your calendar and double check with your internet provider by then. If you start receiving notices of downloaded activity, this is why. And your internet service could be throttled or cut off.

Fox news confirms this:
http://www.foxnews.com/scitech/2012/03/17/us-isps-become-copyright-cops-starting-july-12/

Youtube video explaining this:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H5OG0R-yS-c


ladyofleithian: (mood: infuriated)
Originally posted by [livejournal.com profile] philstar22 at All U.S. Internet Providers will be policing downloads by July 12, 2012
Originally posted by [livejournal.com profile] lk737 at All U.S. Internet Providers will be policing downloads by July 12, 2012
Please repost this? I have never begged for one of my posts to be boosted. I am just so worried for my friends and want you to know.

According to this article, dated March 15, 2012:
http://www.digitaltrends.com/webnews/major-isps-turn-into-copyright-police-by-july-says-riaa/

"File-sharers, beware: By July 12, major US Internet service providers (ISPs) will voluntarily begin serving as copyright police for the entertainment industry, according to Cary Sherman, chief executive of the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA). The so-called “six-strikes” plan is said to be one of the most effective anti-piracy efforts ever established in the US."

The article goes on to give details. After six notices, internet providers will decide to throttle a person's internet speed, or cut it off altogether. I don't know if they will crack down on torrents only, or if it is up to the internet provider. I get the sense it is up to the internet provider. So some people could get away with downloading non torrents, while others might get their internet service cut off. I urge you to click it and read, as we all know people who download.

No more downloading eps of your favorite shows for vidding, gifs, or fanfiction art. No more downloading screencaps possibly. I'm so sorry my friends. I don't even know if BT Guard will work to protect you, but I would google it if I were you. It is a professional service that supposedly can protect you from the invasive eyes of your internet provider.

Just, my friends, please make each other aware. Please be aware of the date JULY 12TH. Mark your calendar and double check with your internet provider by then. If you start receiving notices of downloaded activity, this is why. And your internet service could be throttled or cut off.

Fox news confirms this:
http://www.foxnews.com/scitech/2012/03/17/us-isps-become-copyright-cops-starting-july-12/

Youtube video explaining this:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H5OG0R-yS-c


ladyofleithian: (Long since I had hope...)
Originally posted by [livejournal.com profile] lk737 at The shaming room
Originally posted by [livejournal.com profile] mickeym at The shaming room
Originally posted by [livejournal.com profile] arynwy at The shaming room
Originally posted by [livejournal.com profile] firefly124 at The shaming room
Originally posted by [personal profile] kikibug13 at The shaming room
Originally posted by [profile] bajoransmurf at Please take a seat in the shaming room...
Originally posted by [personal profile] denorios at Please take a seat in the shaming room...
Since a number of US newspapers have refused to republish the latest Doonesbury cartoon strip which highlights the way Republicans are attempting to undermine a woman's right to choose, I feel it's important to make sure the message still gets across.

The shaming room awaits.

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embarrassed to be human today.  too much anti-women shit on my flist and tumblr.
ladyofleithian: (Long since I had hope...)
Originally posted by [livejournal.com profile] lk737 at The shaming room
Originally posted by [livejournal.com profile] mickeym at The shaming room
Originally posted by [livejournal.com profile] arynwy at The shaming room
Originally posted by [livejournal.com profile] firefly124 at The shaming room
Originally posted by [personal profile] kikibug13 at The shaming room
Originally posted by [profile] bajoransmurf at Please take a seat in the shaming room...
Originally posted by [personal profile] denorios at Please take a seat in the shaming room...
Since a number of US newspapers have refused to republish the latest Doonesbury cartoon strip which highlights the way Republicans are attempting to undermine a woman's right to choose, I feel it's important to make sure the message still gets across.

The shaming room awaits.

Image and video hosting by TinyPic


embarrassed to be human today.  too much anti-women shit on my flist and tumblr.
ladyofleithian: (anakin clone wars stand and fight)
Originally posted by [livejournal.com profile] synnerxx at we won't back down


Spread the word. Link to this post if you want. I have it unlocked so everyone can see it. Do everything in your power to get the word out and make this known to everyone.

GET INVOLVED. STOP AT NOTHING. THE WORLD MUST KNOW.

I dare you to stop scrolling through your dashboard. Stop checking your Facebook newsfeed that you’ve already checked two seconds ago. Stop updating your Twitter and seeing what your favorite celebrities are saying. Stop watching funny and nonsense videos on Youtube. Take time to educate yourself to MAKE A DIFFERENCE in this world. This is your chance! WATCH THIS VIDEO.

Let’s make JOSEPH KONY Famous!!

Who is JOSEPH KONY?

He is THE WORST LIVING CRIMINAL. He abducts children and makes them use guns to kill their own parents. He takes girls and forces them to be sex slaves. He calls his abducted children the Lord’s Resistance Army, AKA the LRA. He has abducted over 30,000 children and forced them to be child soldiers in Central Africa. He remains at large because he is INVISIBLE to the world. FEW know his name, even FEWER know his crimes. WE ARE MAKING HIM FAMOUS! Because when he is, the world will unite against him and demand his arrest.

We can help make a change. We can make a difference.

I feel so inspired. I feel the need to help and make a difference. This has to happen in 2012. We can’t let him go around and keep doing this to children in Central Africa. Let’s make his name known so he can be stopped. HE CAN NO LONGER BE INVISIBLE!

REBLOG IF YOU CARE.

This will not make your blog ugly, please take a moment to reblog and get the word out. SHARE THIS TO EVERYONE! Be a part of something BIG and when they catch this man, you would be able to say.. “I HELPED.”

LET’S START HERE ON TUMBLR.
((I just watched this on facebook. I HIGHLY recommend you watch it and spread the word.))
This is absolutely intense!

PLEASE stop scrolling - watch and reblog this! Post it everywhere!


Comments from the Tumblr post.

Kony2012

Tweet it with the hashtags of #MakeKonyFamous and #Kony2012.
Facebook it.
Post it on Tumblr.
Post it on Livejournal.

Do whatever you can to make sure people know about this.


ladyofleithian: (anakin clone wars stand and fight)
Originally posted by [livejournal.com profile] synnerxx at we won't back down


Spread the word. Link to this post if you want. I have it unlocked so everyone can see it. Do everything in your power to get the word out and make this known to everyone.

GET INVOLVED. STOP AT NOTHING. THE WORLD MUST KNOW.

I dare you to stop scrolling through your dashboard. Stop checking your Facebook newsfeed that you’ve already checked two seconds ago. Stop updating your Twitter and seeing what your favorite celebrities are saying. Stop watching funny and nonsense videos on Youtube. Take time to educate yourself to MAKE A DIFFERENCE in this world. This is your chance! WATCH THIS VIDEO.

Let’s make JOSEPH KONY Famous!!

Who is JOSEPH KONY?

He is THE WORST LIVING CRIMINAL. He abducts children and makes them use guns to kill their own parents. He takes girls and forces them to be sex slaves. He calls his abducted children the Lord’s Resistance Army, AKA the LRA. He has abducted over 30,000 children and forced them to be child soldiers in Central Africa. He remains at large because he is INVISIBLE to the world. FEW know his name, even FEWER know his crimes. WE ARE MAKING HIM FAMOUS! Because when he is, the world will unite against him and demand his arrest.

We can help make a change. We can make a difference.

I feel so inspired. I feel the need to help and make a difference. This has to happen in 2012. We can’t let him go around and keep doing this to children in Central Africa. Let’s make his name known so he can be stopped. HE CAN NO LONGER BE INVISIBLE!

REBLOG IF YOU CARE.

This will not make your blog ugly, please take a moment to reblog and get the word out. SHARE THIS TO EVERYONE! Be a part of something BIG and when they catch this man, you would be able to say.. “I HELPED.”

LET’S START HERE ON TUMBLR.
((I just watched this on facebook. I HIGHLY recommend you watch it and spread the word.))
This is absolutely intense!

PLEASE stop scrolling - watch and reblog this! Post it everywhere!


Comments from the Tumblr post.

Kony2012

Tweet it with the hashtags of #MakeKonyFamous and #Kony2012.
Facebook it.
Post it on Tumblr.
Post it on Livejournal.

Do whatever you can to make sure people know about this.


ladyofleithian: (mood: determined)
PETITION: Call on Republican leaders to denounce Rush Limbaugh's cruel tirade against women


Go there and sign if you can, if only for human decency's sake.

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