Check out this amazing PSA — we can’t even get into half of these positions! Their enthusiasm, willingness to experiment, and flexibility is something we — no matter what age — can all learn from.
Who would have thought the Middle American, saccharine sweet hashtag #tomyunbornchild would be co-opted into a trending hate topic. But that’s kind of the ironic danger of the Internet. At its core, the online world is an adult playground. And sometimes adults act like terrible mean spirited monsters bent on hurting strangers because, oh I don’t know, someone didn’t love them enough when they were young, they can’t score a date, or they’re just afraid of anything different. Whatever the senseless and irrational motivation to spread hate, there are still mature people around town, and online, trying to curb ill-intentioned behavior. A virtual neighborhood watch, as it were.
The Tumblr blog Bitter Buffalo said it best: “What’s this? An anti-rape campaign that focuses on preventing rape instead of preventing women leaving the house? Holy crap it’s Christmas.” This campaign is from Men Can Stop Rape, an international organization founded in 1997 to mobilize male youth to prevent men’s violence against women by providing…