FUCK FLORIDA FUCK THE LAW FUCK RACISM FUCK PATRIARCHY THE END.
I have to say that it’s completely despicable the reactions that people are having to Chris Brown’s success at The Grammies. I’ve seen quite a few different posts concerning the twitter comments that women have left Chris Brown. This is actually what society has become. Suddenly it’s okay that he hospitalised his girlfriend because it’s been three years, he’s hardworking, talented and attractive. Although that last point is debatable. The media and the celebrities that are involved are such influential aspects of society. When this aspect of society completely disregards the violent act that this man scarred another person with, the result is an innumerable amount of women who will flog his twitter begging him to beat them. It will cause an influx of people who pass judgment on a victim because the person who abused them is attractive. At what point did it become attractive to hospitalise someone? I keep seeing different people saying that The Grammies are about music. It’s not focusing on him as a person it is focusing on his talent. That’s bullshit. I hate to reduce myself to such a lowbrow “comeback” but it really is bullshit. His talent does not negate the fact that he’s guilty of a domestically violent act. He shouldn’t have won the award. He shouldn’t have been allowed back in the media. Yes I believe that people deserve second chances but when it comes to such an influential aspect of society it isn’t that easy. Millions of teenagers are growing up and watching Chris Brown be welcomed back by some of their heroes. It’s those “heroes” that should be ashamed of themselves. We shouldn’t be teaching anyone that’s okay to beat up your partner. We should be teaching them that it isn’t. I’m actually quite proud of the fact that Chris Brown was denied access to the UK. Personally, I do not believe that Chris Brown seems remorseful for what he’s done. It’s not okay to hospitalize someone else, especially someone you love, and it never will be. What he did wasn’t just an incident it was a horrific crime which he received probation and community service for. This wasn’t nearly enough. If I get hate for this then I do, it will just further prove society isn’t good anymore.
http://healingquotes.tumblr.com/ (now abandoned, but a lot of good stuff there)
Forums and such:
http://deadfaerie69.conforums.com/index.cgi (Eating Disorder focused, is not pro anything, but there is a thinspiration section which you may want to avoid. Warning: it’s mostly a lot of cis women, but from experience I know they are very nice.)
http://www.dartheart.org/ (haven’t done much here but I’ve heard good things)
http://www.shareascare.com/ (a bit inactive/small at the moment)
http://overcomingsexualabuse.com/forum/#/ (Their FB page has a lot more activity, if you are okay with the public nature of it)