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Open Letter to Netflix Regarding the “Afflicted” Docuseries
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By Truth Behind Netflix's 'Afflicted'

Here’s a link to an open letter asking Netflix to take down Afflicted.  At the top of the page, there is a link to a petition you can sign.

PLEASE HELP ME STOP THE IGNORANCE.  I would fight everyone one on one, but I don’t have the energy for that.

WE NEED YOUR HELP

One of Germany’s oldest forests is about to be destroyed for lignite!

The Hambacher Forst is 12,000 years old and the oldest trees about 350 years old and is home to many animals and plants.

But now the energy company RWE wants to clear it to get lignite for coal-fired Power stations.

There are 150 activists that try to save it but get brutally dispelled by 3500 policemen. 17 got arrested, many got hurt.

Please, sign the petition to stop the clearing!

https://aktion.campact.de/kohleaus/hambach-appell/teilnehmen?

https://www.change.org/p/hambacher-wald-retten-und-dich-das-klima-sch%C3%BCtzen

I’m sorry that it’s German, I hope it also works for those who don’t understand German or live in Germany.

I made a petition to get rid of the stupid new safemode update!

Because a) This is annoying me and loads of people, and b) I have nothing better to do.


As of today, Tumblr has introduced a new way of blocking sensitive media on their site, with a new “safe mode” update. This safe mode has blocked many things that don’t even come close to being sensitive, and if you’re under 18 there is no way to turn it off, period.

This petition aims to make Tumblr realise that this update is ,quite frankly, useless, as the multitude of Tumblr users have other, better ways to block sensitive content that they don’t wish to see, such as blacklisting tags or blocking offensive blogs. Furthermore, before the update, Tumblr’s safe mode was already useful for blocking sensitive content by blocking all blogs and posts that had been flagged as NSFW.

This new update, however, is seemingly blocking posts and blogs at random. It is reducing not only what content people see on Tumblr, but also what people can post. Many people can’t see content their friends are reblogging, other’s are being treated to a dashboard full of blocked posts, and a few can’t do anything due to everything being blocked.

This update is useless, untested, and broken, It’s not needed, and basically the entirety of Tumblr’s userbase can agree that Tumblr has updated the wrong things. Something like a tag blocker for mobile would be much better, and it would be more useful too.

When this petition reaches enough signatures, it will be sent to Tumblr as a sign of how much people dislike this update. The aim is to have them backtrack the update, and hopefully get them to focus on more useful updates instead of one that breaks the entire site. Tumblr should be a site for everyone, and this update is preventing that from being a thing.

Please sign the petition here: https://www.change.org/p/tumblr-remove-tumblr-s-brand-new-safe-mode-update

Also reblog to get the word out! I’ve honestly had enough of Tumblr’s rubbish updates, especially this one, which has broken everything.


UPDATE: WE NEED 20,000 SIGNATURES TOTAL AT LEAST, AND CURRENTLY WE ONLY HAVE 12,300. KEEP BOOSTING, TELL ALL THE POPULAR BLOGS, SPREAD THIS AS MUCH AS YOU CAN.

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sm entertainment : Kpop Entertainments need to acknowledge and help treat Idol's Mental health issues


Please take 2 minutes out of your day to sign this petition. Korean entertainment agencies need to understand that their artists mental state is equally as important as their physical state. Korea in a whole needs to view mental health in a more serious light. Suicide in Korea is a huge problem, the country as a whole is built upon being the best you can be, being better than the person next to you. Getting straight A’s, having a perfect GPA, being the best in your field of work ect ect. This puts a lot of pressure on Korean citizens, and is one of the main reasons why suicide is such a wide spread problem throughout the whole of South Korea. The country has the fourth highest suicide rating in the world. 

Suicide among Korean celebrities is far less common than you’d think.  Lee Eunju, Kim Daul,  U; Knee, Jeong Da-Bin, Choi Jinsil, Choi Jin-young, Sojin, Park Yong-Ha, Jang Ja-Yeon, Ahn Jae-hwan, Woo Seung-yeon ect. They’re many different reasons for their suicide, depression being a very common one. We are all now aware that on the 18th December 2017, our beloved Kim Jong-Hyun; Lead singer from 5 member Korean idol group SHINee became the next Korean celebrity to take his own life. 

We all know that depression is very common among the A list celebrities in Korea, the likes of G-DRAGON (Kwon Ji-Yong) T.O.P ( Choi Seung-hyun) ;who earlier this year was found unconscious from an overdose on anti-anxiety medicine. Suzy (bae suzy) Suga (Min Yoon-gi) have all openly discussed their struggles with depression, but still it is not being noticed nor taken seriously within the kpop industry. There have been many reports of Idols going and tying to seek help for their mental health issues and in return they have ended up being on the receiving end of a huge scandal. Do not get me wrong, some entertainment labels do help too some extent. I know that Bighit give BTS creative freedom to write about depression, to speak freely about it. But in all honesty Korean entertainment labels do not and never have done enough for their artists and their mental health.

 Mental health is just as important if not more so than ones physical health. When an idol say breaks his/her leg, they are immediately rushed to hospital, given the correct care and help they need to fix whats either been broken or damaged right?? Why doesn’t that happen with their mental state also?? Once you’re broken or damaged inside its a lot less harder to fix, there is no clear break, no fresh wound you can place a bad aid over, it’s a lot more complex than that. They’re usually more than one reason why a person is depressed and sometimes the answer is a lot less harder to find, it could possibly be a deep set problem that he/she has spent what feels like eternity trying to forget about, trying to hide but its always their in the back of their mind. They spend every single day inside a mind that’s driving them crazy, they spend each day as a broken person because they themselves don’t know how to fix it. Like I’ve already stated Korea is a country with a society that’s built upon succeeding and pride. Sometimes asking for help does take away that pride that has been drilled into them from a young age by society. 

Entertainment labels need to start acknowledging mental health issues more, they need to make their artists mental state as important as their physical state. Instead of ignoring the issue, punishing them for not being okay, making them stay in long a hiatus to reflect on their actions, cutting their pay. Help them! Remind them that it’s okay not to be okay. Let them know that there is help available for those in need. If they ask for or show signs that they need help, hire them a personal therapists, if they are in desperate need for medical attention due to depression whether that be due to self harm, an eating disorder, medication for their problems. Go out there and find them a doctor, find them legal drugs to help. Educate yourself and artists. Hold monthly seminars discussing the signs of mental health, the opinions a person has, give them ways to help each other out. 

Mental health has never been and never will be something that needs to be taken lightly. It’s a serious issue that like today’s events has shown can be fatal. This will not bring him back, i know that. Jonghyun himself was a big believer in helping those with mental health issues. He was a kind hearted person that touched the heart of so many of us because of caring nature and need to help others. Let his legacy live on not only through his music but through this too. Lets change the Kpop industry for the better and get our idols the help they so desperately deserve. I know we wont change the industry over night, we might not even change it at all but we need to give a go. We need to prevent another tragedy like this from ever happening again. I know one thing for sure is that Jonghyun would want something good to come out of all of this, he’s finally stopped the pain he felt lets use these sad times and circumstances to help others. 

Our beloved Jonghyun, you did well. We are so proud of you, you’ve finally found you’re way out from the darkness back into the light. You will forever remain in our hearts, heaven gained another beautiful angel today. We know you’re up there looking down on us all proud of all the things we are trying to achieve, i know you’re gonna be proud of us trying to make the world into a better place just like you did. There will forever be an emptiness now you’re gone, you were are beautiful shining star for over 10 years, now you can carrying on shining up in the sky for the rest of eternity. I hope wherever you are right now that you’re full of happiness. Rest in eternal peace our Jonghyun. 

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reblog to petition for ross butler (zach dempsey—13 reasons why/reggie mantle—riverdale) to be casted as captain li shang in disney’s live action remake of mulan —–———————————————————— UPDATE: PLEASE READ BEFORE MAKING ANY STATEMENTS i originally made this post to share my opinion that i thought that ross butler would be able to play the part of shang. i did not know that mulan was going to ditch the character (which actually makes me really sad wtf he was one of my favorite characters and honestly petition for mulan to have singing beauty and the beast was great and reflections and the i’ll make a man out of you song are iconic) and that’s unfortunate, but that means he can’t even play the part anyway, because it doesn’t exist. but just the concept of butler playing shang has really gotten to some people. look. i know he’s not chinese. but actors are actors, and their job is literally to portray people, 99% of the time the characters they portray are of different races. i didn’t say butler would be perfect for the part because he looks chinese. that would be racist, and i would understand all the hate on this post. but this post never said anything of that matter. your opinion that an actor who is chinese should play the role of a chinese character is valid. but so is my opinion that butler would be able to splendidly fulfill the role as can be judged from his performances in all of these shows and so on. just. can we NOT make this into an issue and just have fun entertaining the idea? i literally don’t mean to offend anyone, it’s just weird to see all these people hating on my innocent idea. i’m not saying that because he’s asian butler is “close enough” and will “settle for the role” just because he’s popular or attractive or whatever. as a person of fellow asian decent, I KNOW NOT ALL ASIANS ARE THE SAME. and yes, I AM ANNOYED WHEN PEOPLE CONSIDER US ALL THE SAME. but that has absolutely NOTHING to do with this post my friends. just. yeah. there. —–————————————————————

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European Parliament: Stop the censorship-machinery! Save the Internet!

Okay, everyone who lives in the EU, sit the fuck down and listen. 

It’s happening, the parliament wants to start censoring us. Everything that COULD be POTENTIALLY copyrighted is in danger an could be prohibited from being uploaded. This includes: Youtubers who use pictures in their videos, people who make memes, young bloggers, literally every single one of us. The EU-Parliament is trying to push this through right now, because the football world cup is currently distracting the masses. But please, I beg you, take two minutes and sign the petition. It could save our internet how we know it.

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This is my friend Kami Pham, and these are his senior portraits. He is a fellow senior who I have had the pleasure of being friends with throughout my four years at my high school, Southwood High School in North Louisiana. As of recently, our school has been practicing unfair treatment towards Kami because he dresses in a “feminine” manner. 

Our principal, Jeff Roberts has decided that Kami’s photographs would be barred from our yearbook and senior wall, as well as not being allowed to participate in graduation simply becuase he prefers to wear heels and a wig. 

His clothing DOES NOT  violate any current dress code rules on the school or parish level. Me and a handful of Southwood Ststudents have decided that  we will stand with Kami, and will not rest until he is given fair treatment. We would appreciate it if you could sign outr opetition on change and hopefully help us reach 300+ so that way we can present this to our principal and school board. 

https://www.change.org/p/southwood-high-school-stop-lgbt-discrimination-in-north-louisiana-schools?recruiter=798628543&utm_source=share_petition&utm_medium=copylink&utm_campaign=share_petition

PLEASE REBLOG, SIGN, AND SHARE!!!!

Most of y’all don’t know this, but I went to high school in Singapore. “Love, Simon” has been given an R21 rating there, which means that no one under the age of 21 will be allowed to watch it, because of “homosexual themes.” Quite frankly, this is ridiculous, seeing as it is literally a ROMANTIC COMEDY targeted at teenagers, and even more so when you consider the fact that movies like “The Shape of Water,” which literally depicts sex between a human being and an aquatic creature in a much more graphic way, have been given an M18 rating (18+ only). 

Homosexuality is still outlawed in Singapore, but having lived there, I can tell you that this archaic law in no way reflects the sentiments of the local youth. This movie is so so so incredibly important for young LGBTQ+ youth struggling with their identities, especially in a country like Singapore that doesn’t accept them, and where homophobia/internalised homophobia is still rampant. So if you can, please sign/share this petition for the rating to be changed to NC-16 (16 and above). This will make it so much more accessible to the people that actually need to see it. You don’t have to have any connection to Singapore in order to do it, but it would really be much appreciated if you could sign/share this ❤️

Thanks loves 💖

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Open letter for the termination of Professor Jordan Peterson’s appointment at the University of Toronto

i’m sure many of you are familiar with jordan peterson, a professor at uoft who made the news a year ago for refusing to use transgender students’ correct pronouns

outside of teaching, peterson is known for making youtube videos and patreon content that spread his “anti-PC” message. these accounts are popular with neo-nazis

according to him, he’s also been working on an algorithm to weed out courses at uoft with what he calls “postmodern neomarxist” content (these classes are primarily in the fields of women and gender studies, racial and ethnic groups studies, and the humanities)

the link, which contains more information, is a petition to get him fired. anyone can sign it, anonymously if you want, and i hope you will. i was briefly in one of his psychology courses and i can tell you: he does not deserve his position and he does not belong at the university of toronto

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Iceland PM Office: Place a Statue of actor Stefán Karl Stefánsson in his hometown of Hafnarfjörður, Iceland. (Stefan Karl Stefansson)
Help this go down in history. Edit 2: After a busy day and being a newbie to the site, i finally found the Imgur post! I genuinely feel upset i missed out on it :(. But thank you so much to everyone on Imgur, and OP GoldenSour2 for getting it to where it is....

PLEASE SIGN!!!!

IT ONLY HAS  2,275 MORE TO GO!!!

I don’t want to disappear without a warning

as some of you may know, article 13, as far as i know, is being put into place tomorrow or some time within the next week or two. this means, i will not be able to access or post voltron fanart and fanfics because it will be blocked and censored. so if any of you enjoyed the small amount of art i post or things i reblogged, don’t expect to see it anytime soon. i live in the UK so i might be back and posting next year when the UK leaves the EU but i can’t say anything for sure. I just want to say;

i’m really disappointed in other countries.

when net neutrality was under the threat of being repealed, we screamed and posted about it and raised awareness and everyone knew about it. but when something even worse that net neutrality being repealed comes along, everyone ignores it and says “lol the EU is banning memes ha ha” and because of no one bringing attention to it or taking it seriously, we could have the internet be ruined by tomorrow.

here’s a link to a petition to sign against it.

please please please sign it. it probably won’t make much of a difference but at least it’s something.