Brett-Simon

“You want to know the truth about high school? You’ve got to break it down into its elements. Unfortunately, at St. Donovan’s, the periodic table is more crooked than a case of scoliosis. Just give me the chance and I’ll set it all straight. Case in point, Spanish homework. "Dame un batido de esperma” does not mean, “Take me to the airport.” It means, “Give me a sperm milkshake.” And 22 kids gave that as an answer in Spanish 3 last week. I’m not sure about the milkshake, but somebody is sure feeding us something sticky. Every clique on campus is copying the same damn homework. Burn-outs, pretty boys, drama-dorks, jocks, debaters, player-haters, you name it. Oh, it’s big, all right. And I’m on it like pink rubber bands on your little sister’s braces. The name’s Bobby Funke. I write for the paper.“

#Grammy's #DomesticViolence is NOT OKAY

From Alex DiBranco, Senior Organizer, Women’s Rights, Change.org:

Dear feminist bloggers and advocates,

I’m reaching out to request your help in calling the Grammys to account for trivializing domestic violence. Chris Brown’s performance at the Grammys last night, the first time since he beat up then-girlfriend Rhianna, has caused significant outrage. What’s more shocking is that Grammy Executive Producer Ken Ehrlich thinks that 
the awards show was “the victim of what happened.”

When Brett Simon saw that Chris Brown was back performing on the prestigious show last night, while still on probation for the domestic assault, he was upset. When he heard that the Grammys thought they were the real victim, he had to do something. That’s when Brett 
started a Change.org petition demanding an apology and a donation to a domestic violence organization.

Below is a list of tweets targeting Grammy performers and presenters, asking them to join the campaign. We’d appreciate if you would tweet and share with your networks. You can see further info on the campaign here: 
http://news.change.org/stories/tell-the-grammys-no-you-were-not-the-victim-of-chris-browns-domestic-violence

Thanks,
Alex

 

.@officialAdele Will you ask the @TheGrammys to apologize for trivializing domestic violence & donate to support victims? http://chn.ge/xBEHlH

.@AliciaKeys Will you ask the @TheGrammys to apologize for trivializing domestic violence & donate to support victims? http://chn.ge/xBEHlH

.@katyperry Will you ask the @TheGrammys to apologize for trivializing domestic violence & donate to support victims? http://chn.ge/xBEHlH

.@NickiMinaj Will you ask the @TheGrammys to apologize for trivializing domestic violence & donate to support victims? http://chn.ge/xBEHlH

.@coldplay Will you ask the @TheGrammys to apologize for trivializing domestic violence & donate to support victims? http://chn.ge/xBEHlH

.@taylorswift13 Will you ask the @TheGrammys to apologize for trivializing domestic violence & donate to support victims? http://chn.ge/xBEHlH

.@BrunoMars Will you ask the @TheGrammys to apologize for trivializing domestic violence & donate to support victims? http://chn.ge/xBEHlH

.@OfficialCarrieU Will you ask the @TheGrammys to apologize for trivializing domestic violence & donate to support victims? http://chn.ge/xBEHlH

.@springsteen Will you ask the @TheGrammys to apologize for trivializing domestic violence & donate to support victims? http://chn.ge/xBEHlH

.@foofighters Will you ask the @TheGrammys to apologize for trivializing domestic violence & donate to support victims? http://chn.ge/xBEHlH

.@PaulMcCartney Will you ask the @TheGrammys to apologize for trivializing domestic violence & donate to support victims? http://chn.ge/xBEHlH

.@fosterthepeople Will you ask the @TheGrammys to apologize for trivializing domestic violence & donate to support victims? http://chn.ge/xBEHlH

.@thebandperry Will you ask the @TheGrammys to apologize for trivializing domestic violence & donate to support victims? http://chn.ge/xBEHlH

.@BlakeShelton Will you ask the @TheGrammys to apologize for trivializing domestic violence & donate to support victims? http://chn.ge/xBEHlH

.@thecivilwars Will you ask the @TheGrammys to apologize for trivializing domestic violence & donate to support victims? http://chn.ge/xBEHlH

.@DavidGuetta Will you ask the @TheGrammys to apologize for trivializing domestic violence & donate to support victims? http://chn.ge/xBEHlH

.@LilTunechi Will you ask the @TheGrammys to apologize for trivializing domestic violence & donate to support victims? http://chn.ge/xBEHlH

.@IAMJHUD Will you ask the @TheGrammys to apologize for trivializing domestic violence & donate to support victims? http://chn.ge/xBEHlH

.@theBonnieRaitt Will you ask the @TheGrammys to apologize for trivializing domestic violence & donate to support victims? http://chn.ge/xBEHlH

.@dianakrall Will you ask the @TheGrammys to apologize for trivializing domestic violence & donate to support victims? http://chn.ge/xBEHlH

.@maceoparker Will you ask the @TheGrammys to apologize for trivializing domestic violence & donate to support victims? http://chn.ge/xBEHlH

.@Maroon5 Will you ask the @TheGrammys to apologize for trivializing domestic violence & donate to support victims? http://chn.ge/xBEHlH

.@adamlevine Will you ask the @TheGrammys to apologize for trivializing domestic violence & donate to support victims? http://chn.ge/xBEHlH

.@jrcarmichael Will you ask the @TheGrammys to apologize for trivializing domestic violence & donate to support victims? http://chn.ge/xBEHlH

.@jamesbvalentine Will you ask the @TheGrammys to apologize for trivializing domestic violence & donate to support victims? http://chn.ge/xBEHlH

@itstonybennett Will you ask the @TheGrammys to apologize for trivializing domestic violence & donate to support victims? http://chn.ge/xBEHlH

.@GlenCampbell Will you ask the @TheGrammys to apologize for trivializing domestic violence & donate to support victims? http://chn.ge/xBEHlH

.@marcanthony Will you ask the @TheGrammys to apologize for trivializing domestic violence & donate to support victims? http://chn.ge/xBEHlH

.@dierksbentley Will you ask the @TheGrammys to apologize for trivializing domestic violence & donate to support victims? http://chn.ge/xBEHlH

.@jackblack42 Will you ask the @TheGrammys to apologize for trivializing domestic violence & donate to support victims? http://chn.ge/xBEHlH

.@Reba Will you ask the @TheGrammys to apologize for trivializing domestic violence & donate to support victims? http://chn.ge/xBEHlH

.@Drake Will you ask the @TheGrammys to apologize for trivializing domestic violence & donate to support victims? http://chn.ge/xBEHlH

.@Fergie Will you ask the @TheGrammys to apologize for trivializing domestic violence & donate to support victims? http://chn.ge/xBEHlH

.@GwynethPaltrow Will you ask the @TheGrammys to apologize for trivializing domestic violence & donate to support victims? http://chn.ge/xBEHlH

.@ladyantebellum Will you ask the @TheGrammys to apologize for trivializing domestic violence & donate to support victims? http://chn.ge/xBEHlH

.@Miranda_Lambert Will you ask the @TheGrammys to apologize for trivializing domestic violence & donate to support victims? http://chn.ge/xBEHlH

.@RyanSeacrest Will you ask the @TheGrammys to apologize for trivializing domestic violence & donate to support victims? http://chn.ge/xBEHlH

.@questlove Will you ask the @TheGrammys to apologize for trivializing domestic violence & donate to support victims? http://chn.ge/xBEHlH

Alex DiBranco
Senior Organizer, Women’s Rights, Change.org
551.206.8717 (mobile)
Skype: alex.change
Twitter: @alexdibranco

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Last night during yet another amazing adventure in the form of an Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. episode, a number of the cast live tweeted the episode. (While he’s not in the cast we’ve included William Shatner’s tweets because he’s fun!) If you missed the tweets we’ve recapped them for you below. East… … Read More