Magnificent 18th century German double barrel flintlock rifle with carved stock and gold inlaid barrels.  Marked “Gottfr Kreisler and Weigandt in Leipzig”.

Sold at Auction: $20,000

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My name is Alex.  Yesterday, I was blacklisted from donating blood for life. Not because of my HIV status (which is negative), not because of my heath at all.  I was blacklisted because I’m gay.

You see, the US Food & Drug Administration (FDA) set a policy in the 1980s banning men who have sex with men (MSM) from donating blood, to protect the blood supply from HIV.

Every drop of blood that gets collected in this country is tested for HIV, among other things.  I could have saved three lives yesterday, but because of this policy, I could not.  I received a letter of deferment, which I’m interpreting as my official designation as a second class citizen.

Let’s say that I could give blood.  If I donated six times a year, over the next thirty years, I would have the potential to save 540 lives. 

Go sign this petition to get this ban looked at by the Obama Administration.  We need like 96,000 more signatures by August 6, 2013 to even get them to look at it!

Please help me save lives and become an equal member of society. Please sign, share, and reblog!

It honestly bothers me that something as big as this only has 1,327 signatures. The goal is 100,000.

Posting again because this is important and still needs 98,000 signatures to guarantee the Obama administration will respond.

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Little Tardar Sauce!!!! I want to give her all the tunas!

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Bettie Page demonstrating what you can wear in burlesque clubs in the 50s


Illustrations by Al Moore c. 1950s


Illustrations by Al Moore c. 1950s



is it really that hard to put “margarine”


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