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After Seven Years, Dutch Diplomat Couple Returns their Adopted Korean Daughter

Raymond Poeteray, vice consul at the Dutch Consulate General in Hong Kong, and his wife, Meta, adopted baby “Jade” from South Korea in 2000 at the age of four months. The couple believed themselves to be infertile at the time.

The diplomat’s wife subsequently conceived two biological children. The couple then left their eight-year-old adopted daughter in foster care, claiming she was never able to integrate into their family, and that “it was difficult to raise her because of culture shock.

Upon the child’s abandonment in Hong Kong, officials discovered that the parents never registered the child as a citizen or even a resident, and she had no legal status or protection under the Dutch, Hong Kong, or Korean governments.


Wtf kind of culture shock does a 4 month old have Jesus

what terrible fucking people

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Dad: Why do you think they do that?
Girl: Because the companies who make these try to trick the girls into buying the pink stuff instead of stuff boys want to buy.

that awkward moment when a child understands the harm of forcing gender roles better than most grown male politicians.

Always reblog.

I’m surprised that I haven’t reblogged this, to be honest.

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"Well, I’ve changed the course of music five or six times. What have you done except fuck the president?"


Miles Davis to Nancy Reagan at a White House dinner in 1987 after she’d inquired as to what he’d done with his life to merit an invitation. (via drencrome)

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It’s not that men are unable to control their sexual desires. It’s that they’re taught that they neither can nor have to, so they choose - unconsciously or otherwise - not to.

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Point and hold


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Robert Sapolsky about his study of the Keekorok baboon troop from National Geographic’s Stress: Portrait of a Killer.

Thiiiiiiis, people, thiiiis!

1. Kill alpha male types
2. Achieve world peace

Got it.

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This photo was taken over 20 years ago by Todd Robertson during a KKK rally in northeast Georgia. One of the boys approached a black state trooper, who was holding his riot shield on the ground. Seeing his reflection, the boy reached for the shield, and Robertson snapped the photo.

I think the officer’s expression says it all. This child standing before him is being taught how to hate even though he doesn’t understand it. He probably doesn’t understand the difference between this and Halloween.

there is literally nothing sadder to me than little kids being taught prejudice and hate/self-hate.

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Bop: verb, to make physical contact, hit and/or knock out
Ex: “I ran up on that nigga and BOP, hit the pavement.”

Boop: verb, to press a button/pull a lever, cause any action with minimal effort
Ex: “Pull the lever, Kronk.” Boop “WRONG LEVERRRR!”

Oop: onomatopoeia, reaction to anything surprisingly funny/violent/shocking
Ex: Any comment that insults white people & patriarchal U.S. society

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