"When I started playing Detective Olivia Benson, I began to get a lot of letters from viewers. I had gotten fan mail before, but these letters were different. They were coming from individuals who were disclosing histories of violence and abuse - a lot of them for the first time. I knew I had to do something, so I trained to become a rape crisis counselor, I joined Boards, I got involved. I was proud to be on a show that was brave enough to go into territory that no one was talking about, but I also knew I wanted to do more and play a larger role to help survivors heal and reclaim their lives. In 2004 I created the Joyful Heart Foundation with the mission to heal, educate, and empower survivors of sexual assault, domestic violence, and child abuse, and to shed light on the darkness surrounding these issues. I’m very proud to report that since we began, we’ve provided direct services to over 5,400 people, and that we’re determined to change the conversation about violence and abuse.” - Mariska Hargitay
(Fuente: mulders, vía fearless-only-in-my-dreams)
"As a child I never heard one woman say to me, “I love my body.” Not my mother, my elder sister, my best friend. No one woman has ever said, “I am so proud of my body.” So I make sure to say it to Mia, because a positive physical outlook has to start at an early age."
but why block their names?? people that put this kind of shit on facebook deserve to be publicly ridiculed
Publicly ridiculed and publicly avoided!
I tie you up and force your mouth open. I shove chocolate cake down your throat. More and more and more. It hurts because I am being so rough, and because you are resisting and unprepared. You are choking. You can’t breathe. You keep half-vomiting chocolate cake and being forced to swallow your own vomit because I keep stuffing more cake down your throat.
“What’s wrong?” I ask. ”You love chocolate cake. You consensually eat chocolate cake all the time, so why aren’t you enjoying this? Oh, I get it… you don’t enjoy this because society TELLS you not to,” I conclude as I shove my fist down your throat, scratching you raw with my fingernails for the thousandth time. This time when you force yourself to swallow you taste blood, but at least we are defying societal norms. Remember, being unwillingly force-fed is healthy in small doses.
why the fuck did you block out the names