This is what happens when you make laws about women’s bodies and give parental rights to rapists. This woman had every right to do what she did.
“As many as 90% of the women in prison today  for killing men had been battered by those men.15”
Another reason the argument that Kasandra Perkins should have had a gun to protect herself falls flat.
When a magnitude 6.8 earthquake shook Olympia, Wash., in 2001, shopowner Jason Ward discovered that a sand-tracing pendulum had recorded the vibrations in the image above.
Seismologists say that the “flower” at the center reflects the higher-frequency waves that arrived first; the outer, larger-amplitude oscillations record the lower-frequency waves that arrived later.
“You never think about an earthquake as being artistic — it’s violent and destructive,” Norman MacLeod, president of Gaelic Wolf Consulting in Port Townsend, told ABC News. “But in the middle of all that chaos, this fine, delicate artwork was created.”
Ten women, who are imprisoned at Evin prison in Tehran, began a hunger strike on November 1 in order to draw attention to, and protest, their harsh treatment – violent and humiliating unannounced inspections, verbal abuse – by prison authorities.
Nasrin Sotoudeh, has been on hunger strike for several weeks, also to protest her mistreatment, which includes the suspension of her family’s visiting rights.
33 women - including the 10 on hunger strike - have written an open letter to the head of the prison to demand apologizes for their treatment.
Here are the profiles of the ones on hunger strike
- Nasrin Sotoudeh - human rights defender lawyer, has been regularly prevented from face-to-face meetings with her family, including her two children or making phone calls to other family members.
- Bahare Hedayat - student activist and a member of the One Million Signature Campaign which is committed to ending discrimination against women in Iranian law. serving a 10-year prison sentence for “insulting the president”, “insulting the Leader” and “gathering and colluding to commit crimes against national security”.
- Zhila Baniyaghoub - award-winning journalist, women’s rights activist, was sentenced to one-year in prison on 2 September 2012. In addition, she has been banned from media and journalistic activities for 30 years after conviction of “spreading propaganda against the system” and “insulting the president”.
- Nazanin Dayhimi - a translator of children’s books, Student in theater, arrested on 14 Feb 2011 during protest.
- Mahsa Amarabadi - imprisoned for “spreading propaganda against the system through interviews and reports” after the disputed 2009 presidential election
- Hakimeh Shokri - a member of “Mothers of Laleh Park”, a group actively supporting the mothers of individuals arrested and killed during post election demonstrations; charged with “spying and acting against the national security of the country”
- Nassim Soltanbeigi - student rights activist last time arrested in 2010, sentenced to total of 6 years in prison.
- Shiva Nazar Ahari - imprisoned for simply being a member of of the ‘Committee of Human Rights Reporters
- Raheleh Zokaee - among the lesser-known prisoners, received one-year prison sentence for “propaganda against the regime.”
- Zhila Karamzadeh-Makvandi - member of “Mothers of Laleh Park”, arrested in Beheshte Zahra Cemetery in Tehran on December 5th, 2009 after attending the funeral of Amir Arshad Tajmir, killed during the post election demonstrations.
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I have to say this is completely legit - someone tried to steal her handbag and she simply went “Fuck this- *suplex*”
someone teach me this pweeze-ooc
Ok Ladies, here’s the info on this move.
We are blessed with a low center of gravity. This means that when we get ahold of someone and tip over backward like that, it’s easy peasy for us to do. Especially on a guy. Think of it like a fulcum and lever: they’re the lever, we’re the fulcrum, and because their center of gravity is up in their chest, instead of in their pelvis, when we get down low and lean back, whupsy there they tip right over.
Now, here’s the real deal on that particular move. Check out how this gif end, with the guy’s head on the floor like that? How his torso seems straight up and down, his head and neck on the floor, all his body weight and the momentum of having been tossed over her shoulder?
Yeah, he’s pretty messed up from that. In the really real world, if you do that move correctly, toss your whole body into it, seriously oomph it up and give that mugger a throw, you can snap his neck.
All that said, here’s how you do it!
This is something you do fast, ladies. Move quickly and with assurance, and don’t worry about whether you’re strong enough to do it or not: you are. This is about physics, not muscle.
Get low, bend your knees and hips. Our strength is largly concentrated in our lower bodies, and when we put our knees and thighs into a move, we bring some of the largest muscles in the human body to bear. You’d be surprised what you can move with your legs.
When she got low on him, her right arm was around his waist, her shoulder roughly at or under his ass, her left arm wrapped around his left leg. Feet shoulder width apart for a nice stable base, big deep breath in, and lift just a bit while falling backwards. It doesn’t take much strength but it will really mess with the dude’s day. Landing on your head will at the very very least knock you silly for a minute.
Interestingly, we can use these same basic principles to ruin a guy’s day if he’s the one to grab us! Imagine, if you will, mugger dude runs up behind you and bear hugs you in preparation for dragging you into the alley. Scary, right? Yep.
If he lifts you too fast, and you find your feet off the ground, kick him in the shins, scrape your shoes down his legs, aim for the knees and his feet. Toss your head back and head butt him. Bite him. Squirm. Do what it takes to get your feet back on the ground.
Feet on the ground, grab his arms and hold on to them. Don’t let him get away, because this move, ladies, will put him down and out, and if he moves away he may go for a distance weapon, or start using his fists. Hold onto his arms and keep him in close.
Again, feet shoulder width apart. Use your booty and hips now, like you’re trying to hit his not-so-manly bits with your ass, get your hips back, bend your knees and flex your hips. If he’s shortish, you should at this point have picked him up and be balancing him on your back. If he’s tall, you’re now in position to put a crimp in his style in a big way.
Tuck your head to your chest and roll forward, just like you did when you were a kid. Flip yourself forward and let gravity do the rest. You will have your head tucked down, aiming to land on the upper back of one shoulder; he won’t. This means he’ll land on his face, with the full force of his own body weight behind it as well as any momentum you’ve built up. You may very well land on top of him too.
From here, get up, run like hell towards a light source while yelling “help, fire, call 911 (or whatever emergency services number exists in your country)”
Remember, ladies, with just a little understanding of comparative anatomy and physics, you too can put a man on the ground and seriously mess up his day. But then, that’s what he was planning to do to you, so fair’s fair.
This man was so interesting. He was homeless and barefoot, yet extremely articulate, and armed with an iPhone that he used for street photography. Asked about the iPhone, he said: “I’m homeless but I’ve got good credit.”
He then showed me one of his photos. “I snapped this photo of a famous model,” he said. “I guess I smelled a little ripe that day because she was incredibly rude to me and made the most horrible face. So I touched up the photo a bit.”
WOW WHAT A GREAT HUMAN BEING
“I’m deaf in one ear, so I built a helmet that transforms sound into vibrations, which resonate against my skull and register in my inner ear.”
*I wanted to hug her, but didn’t want to freak her out.
So I’ll just share her website instead: http://www.ameliamarzec.com/
Ladies and Gentlemen, the Prime Minister of Australia kicking ass and taking names (mostly Tony Abbott’s). [x]