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Being Alone, Dude, and Food: Professor: Wings-Eating Show Hot Ones Is Problematic for Women By KATHERINE TIMPF July 12, 2018 6:33 PM oo O O O Hot Ones host Sean Evans (YouTube screengrab via First We Feast) A YouTube show that challenges contestants to eat increasingly spicy chicken wings has raised the ire of a Tulsa media-studies professor. ccording to a professor of media studies at the University of Tulsa, the YouTube show Hot Ones is problematic because it "manipulates inequitable gender hierarchies." In case you aren't familiar with Hot Ones, it's a show where the host challenges his guests to eat increasingly spicy chicken wings. Seems pretty harmless, right? An innocent chicken-eating show couldn't possibly be something that's actually hurting women, could it? Well, Professor Emily J. H. Contois thinks it could. According to her paper, "The spicy spectacular food, gender, and celebrity on Hot Ones," published in the journal Feminist Media Studies, the show "creates, maintains, and manipulates inequitable gender hierarchies through the interrelated performances of gender, food consumption, and celebrity." In other words: According to Contois, society just doesn't accept the idea of women eating spicy foods, and that is the reason that only eleven women have appeared as contestants on the show so far. Women, she argues, know that they don't really stand a chance on Hot Ones, because gender binaries "create power hierarchies by feminizing dainty, light, and sweet flavors and foods, eaten in small portions with restraint." The paper goes on to claim that society conditions people to believe that "real men" are supposed to "seek out and conquer" spicy foods, and that "being the type of dude who loves hot sauce is part of performing conventional masculinity.. through actions like disregarding risk and facing danger fearlessly" Women, on the other hand, aren't supposed to eat messy foods like wings, or to discuss topics such as the effects that spicy foods might have on their digestive tracts, because these topics are "often considered taboo for women to openly discuss, let alone as part of a celebrity persona" without adopting a sort of "cool girl" persona, which some women might not want to do. <p><a href="https://feminismisahatemovement.tumblr.com/post/175942345598/alaija-mogai-watch-oh-my-god-stop-a" class="tumblr_blog">feminismisahatemovement</a>:</p> <blockquote><p><a href="http://alaija.tumblr.com/post/175942082248/mogai-watch-oh-my-god-stop-a-woman-who" class="tumblr_blog">alaija</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a href="https://mogai-watch.tumblr.com/post/175941005491/oh-my-god-stop-a-woman-who-eats-hella-spicy" class="tumblr_blog">mogai-watch</a>:</p> <blockquote><p>Oh<br/> My<br/> God.<br/> Stop.<br/> -A woman who eats hella spicy wings and doesn’t appreciate this kind of nonsense “academia” getting funded while departments contributing more than virtue-signaling and divisive dreck are chronically under-funded.</p></blockquote> <p>Some brave woman just needs to smash the piquant ceiling!!!</p> <p><br/></p> <p>Or just have a Thai woman go on there…</p> </blockquote> <p>Go easy on them, feminists ran out of things to be plausibly outraged about in around 1982. This is what they’re left with now.<br/></p></blockquote>
Being Alone, Dude, and Food: Professor: Wings-Eating Show Hot Ones Is
 Problematic for Women
 By KATHERINE TIMPF July 12, 2018 6:33 PM
 oo O O O
 Hot Ones host Sean Evans (YouTube screengrab via First We Feast)
 A YouTube show that challenges contestants to eat increasingly spicy chicken wings has raised
 the ire of a Tulsa media-studies professor.
 ccording to a professor of media studies at the University of Tulsa, the YouTube show Hot
 Ones is problematic because it "manipulates inequitable gender hierarchies."
 In case you aren't familiar with Hot Ones, it's a show where the host challenges his guests to eat
 increasingly spicy chicken wings. Seems pretty harmless, right? An innocent chicken-eating show
 couldn't possibly be something that's actually hurting women, could it?
 Well, Professor Emily J. H. Contois thinks it could. According to her paper, "The spicy spectacular
 food, gender, and celebrity on Hot Ones," published in the journal Feminist Media Studies, the show
 "creates, maintains, and manipulates inequitable gender hierarchies through the interrelated
 performances of gender, food consumption, and celebrity."
 In other words: According to Contois, society just doesn't accept the idea of women eating spicy
 foods, and that is the reason that only eleven women have appeared as contestants on the show so
 far. Women, she argues, know that they don't really stand a chance on Hot Ones, because gender
 binaries "create power hierarchies by feminizing dainty, light, and sweet flavors and foods, eaten
 in small portions with restraint."
 The paper goes on to claim that society conditions people to believe that "real men" are supposed
 to "seek out and conquer" spicy foods, and that "being the type of dude who loves hot sauce is part
 of performing conventional masculinity.. through actions like disregarding risk and facing
 danger fearlessly" Women, on the other hand, aren't supposed to eat messy foods like wings, or to
 discuss topics such as the effects that spicy foods might have on their digestive tracts, because these
 topics are "often considered taboo for women to openly discuss, let alone as part of a celebrity
 persona" without adopting a sort of "cool girl" persona, which some women might not want to do.
<p><a href="https://feminismisahatemovement.tumblr.com/post/175942345598/alaija-mogai-watch-oh-my-god-stop-a" class="tumblr_blog">feminismisahatemovement</a>:</p>

<blockquote><p><a href="http://alaija.tumblr.com/post/175942082248/mogai-watch-oh-my-god-stop-a-woman-who" class="tumblr_blog">alaija</a>:</p>
<blockquote>
<p><a href="https://mogai-watch.tumblr.com/post/175941005491/oh-my-god-stop-a-woman-who-eats-hella-spicy" class="tumblr_blog">mogai-watch</a>:</p>
<blockquote><p>Oh<br/>
My<br/>
God.<br/>
Stop.<br/>
-A woman who eats hella spicy wings and doesn’t appreciate this kind of nonsense “academia” getting funded while departments contributing more than virtue-signaling and divisive dreck are chronically under-funded.</p></blockquote>
<p>Some brave woman just needs to smash the piquant ceiling!!!</p>
<p><br/></p>
<p>Or just have a Thai woman go on there…</p>
</blockquote>
<p>Go easy on them, feminists ran out of things to be plausibly outraged about in around 1982. This is what they’re left with now.<br/></p></blockquote>

<p><a href="https://feminismisahatemovement.tumblr.com/post/175942345598/alaija-mogai-watch-oh-my-god-stop-a" class="tumblr_blog">feminismis...

Alive, Club, and Crush: <p><a href="http://friendly-neighborhood-patriarch.tumblr.com/post/175939879402/libertarirynn" class="tumblr_blog">friendly-neighborhood-patriarch</a>:</p> <blockquote><p><a href="https://libertarirynn.tumblr.com/post/175939724549/friendly-neighborhood-patriarch" class="tumblr_blog">libertarirynn</a>:</p><blockquote> <p><a href="http://friendly-neighborhood-patriarch.tumblr.com/post/175939659137/friendly-neighborhood-patriarch-sacred-harp" class="tumblr_blog">friendly-neighborhood-patriarch</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a href="http://friendly-neighborhood-patriarch.tumblr.com/post/175850967097/sacred-harp-singing-is-actually-cool-stuff-and" class="tumblr_blog">friendly-neighborhood-patriarch</a>:</p> <blockquote><p>Sacred Harp singing is actually cool stuff and really moving.</p></blockquote> <p>reblogging cuz this style is really kickass. Also the lyrics are pretty amazing</p> <p>I know that my Redeemer lives, Glory, Hallelujah! What comfort this sweet sentence gives, Glory, Hallelujah! </p> <p> Chorus: Shout on, pray on, we’re gaining ground, Glory Hallelujah! The dead’s alive, and the lost is found, Glory Hallelujah! </p> <p>He lives to crush the fiends of hell; Glory Hallelujah! He lives and doth within me dwell; Glory Hallelujah! </p> <p> (Chorus)</p> <p>I gotta hand it to the Heretics, they make very inspirational lyrics</p> </blockquote> <p>I’m actually in a Sacred Harp singing club with two other Orthodox people lol</p> </blockquote> <p>ITS SO AMAZING.</p><p>The gusto with which they sing is so full of faith and spirituality.</p><p>In typical Orthodox or Catholic worship you don’t get to sing so lustily.</p></blockquote> <p><a class="tumblelog" href="https://tmblr.co/mF_VW3EsMO1taHzjr8zMrRw">@friendly-neighborhood-patriarch</a> HAVE YOU HEARD THE ORTHODOX MONKS SINGING SHAPE NOTE??</p><p>Sorry got excited there: <a href="https://www.facebook.com/hermitageholycross/videos/10159887323320002/">https://www.facebook.com/hermitageholycross/videos/10159887323320002/</a></p><p>I’ve actually been to this very monastery and met those Monks. They’re pretty sweet.</p>
Alive, Club, and Crush: <p><a href="http://friendly-neighborhood-patriarch.tumblr.com/post/175939879402/libertarirynn" class="tumblr_blog">friendly-neighborhood-patriarch</a>:</p>

<blockquote><p><a href="https://libertarirynn.tumblr.com/post/175939724549/friendly-neighborhood-patriarch" class="tumblr_blog">libertarirynn</a>:</p><blockquote>
<p><a href="http://friendly-neighborhood-patriarch.tumblr.com/post/175939659137/friendly-neighborhood-patriarch-sacred-harp" class="tumblr_blog">friendly-neighborhood-patriarch</a>:</p>

<blockquote>
<p><a href="http://friendly-neighborhood-patriarch.tumblr.com/post/175850967097/sacred-harp-singing-is-actually-cool-stuff-and" class="tumblr_blog">friendly-neighborhood-patriarch</a>:</p>
<blockquote><p>Sacred Harp singing is actually cool stuff and really moving.</p></blockquote>
<p>reblogging cuz this style is really kickass. Also the lyrics are pretty amazing</p>
<p>I know that my Redeemer lives,
Glory, Hallelujah!
What comfort this sweet sentence gives,
Glory, Hallelujah! </p>
<p> Chorus:

Shout on, pray on, we’re gaining ground,
Glory Hallelujah!
The dead’s alive, and the lost is found,
Glory Hallelujah! </p>
<p>He lives to crush the fiends of hell;
Glory Hallelujah!
He lives and doth within me dwell;
Glory Hallelujah! </p>
<p> (Chorus)</p>
<p>I gotta hand it to the Heretics, they make very inspirational lyrics</p>
</blockquote>

<p>I’m actually in a Sacred Harp singing club with two other Orthodox people lol</p>
</blockquote>
<p>ITS SO AMAZING.</p><p>The gusto with which they sing is so full of faith and spirituality.</p><p>In typical Orthodox or Catholic worship you don’t get to sing so lustily.</p></blockquote>

<p><a class="tumblelog" href="https://tmblr.co/mF_VW3EsMO1taHzjr8zMrRw">@friendly-neighborhood-patriarch</a> HAVE YOU HEARD THE ORTHODOX MONKS SINGING SHAPE NOTE??</p><p>Sorry got excited there: <a href="https://www.facebook.com/hermitageholycross/videos/10159887323320002/">https://www.facebook.com/hermitageholycross/videos/10159887323320002/</a></p><p>I’ve actually been to this very monastery and met those Monks. They’re pretty sweet.</p>

<p><a href="http://friendly-neighborhood-patriarch.tumblr.com/post/175939879402/libertarirynn" class="tumblr_blog">friendly-neighborhood-pat...

Ass, Bad, and Chris Pratt: <p><a href="https://bettinalevyisdetermined.tumblr.com/post/175767499379/max-out-of-ten-pfcanimal-libertarirynn" class="tumblr_blog">bettinalevyisdetermined</a>:</p> <blockquote><p><a href="https://max-out-of-ten.tumblr.com/post/175767294519/pfcanimal-libertarirynn" class="tumblr_blog">max-out-of-ten</a>:</p><blockquote> <p><a href="http://pfcanimal.tumblr.com/post/175767194069/libertarirynn-myusernameisoneofakind" class="tumblr_blog">pfcanimal</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a href="https://libertarirynn.tumblr.com/post/175764229164/myusernameisoneofakind-libertarirynn-owen-is" class="tumblr_blog">libertarirynn</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a href="https://myusernameisoneofakind.tumblr.com/post/175764086338/libertarirynn-owen-is-cooler-than-starlord" class="tumblr_blog">myusernameisoneofakind</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a href="https://libertarirynn.tumblr.com/post/175763759584/owen-is-cooler-than-starlord-fight-me-in-the" class="tumblr_blog">libertarirynn</a>:</p> <blockquote><p>Owen is cooler than Starlord fight me in the Denny’s parking lot.</p></blockquote> <p>Owem: played with a few velociraptors </p> <p>Starlord: Guards the galaxy</p> </blockquote> <p>I said “cooler“ not “had more galactic impact“.</p> <p>Besides Owen isn’t afraid to leave his girlfriend when he’s got a damn job to do.</p> </blockquote> <p>To be fair, Owen’s job never consisted of “shoot this person you love.” </p> <p>So…….yeah.</p> </blockquote> <p>I will say I think Owen is cooler than Quill, but I think a great part of Quill’s character is that he <i>isn’t </i>cool, he just thinks he is.</p> </blockquote> <p>I watched Jurrasic World 2 last weekend, and I gotta agree… Starlord is cool and all, guarding the whole galaxy with his alien buddies… but Owen just oozes COOL! I was actually surprised at how seriously bad-ass Chris Pratt was in this movie! (I never saw the first Jurrasic World. Sorry!)</p><p>Another thing I think should be noted. Not only is Chris Pratt cooler as Owen than Peter… but I think he’s also hotter as well. *_*</p><figure class="tmblr-full" data-orig-height="370" data-orig-width="268" data-tumblr-attribution="mcavoys:u47749i-E7TkxeaAOx1_6w:ZdoT6f2ZB3pie"><img src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/5749663aeedf31782b127b4ba2a3c416/tumblr_paht3kbiNW1w0gw85o1_400.gif" data-orig-height="370" data-orig-width="268"/></figure></blockquote> <p>Could Starlord somersault through an open T Rex mouth? No.</p>
Ass, Bad, and Chris Pratt: <p><a href="https://bettinalevyisdetermined.tumblr.com/post/175767499379/max-out-of-ten-pfcanimal-libertarirynn" class="tumblr_blog">bettinalevyisdetermined</a>:</p>

<blockquote><p><a href="https://max-out-of-ten.tumblr.com/post/175767294519/pfcanimal-libertarirynn" class="tumblr_blog">max-out-of-ten</a>:</p><blockquote>
<p><a href="http://pfcanimal.tumblr.com/post/175767194069/libertarirynn-myusernameisoneofakind" class="tumblr_blog">pfcanimal</a>:</p>
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<p><a href="https://libertarirynn.tumblr.com/post/175764229164/myusernameisoneofakind-libertarirynn-owen-is" class="tumblr_blog">libertarirynn</a>:</p>

<blockquote>
<p><a href="https://myusernameisoneofakind.tumblr.com/post/175764086338/libertarirynn-owen-is-cooler-than-starlord" class="tumblr_blog">myusernameisoneofakind</a>:</p>

<blockquote>
<p><a href="https://libertarirynn.tumblr.com/post/175763759584/owen-is-cooler-than-starlord-fight-me-in-the" class="tumblr_blog">libertarirynn</a>:</p>

<blockquote><p>Owen is cooler than Starlord fight me in the Denny’s parking lot.</p></blockquote>

<p>Owem: played with a few velociraptors </p>
<p>Starlord: Guards the galaxy</p>
</blockquote>

<p>I said “cooler“ not “had more galactic impact“.</p>
<p>Besides Owen isn’t afraid to leave his girlfriend when he’s got a damn job to do.</p>
</blockquote>

<p>To be fair, Owen’s job never consisted of “shoot this person you love.” </p>
<p>So…….yeah.</p>
</blockquote>
<p>I will say I think Owen is cooler than Quill, but I think a great part of Quill’s character is that he <i>isn’t </i>cool, he just thinks he is.</p>
</blockquote>
<p>I watched Jurrasic World 2 last weekend, and I gotta agree… Starlord is cool and all, guarding the whole galaxy with his alien buddies… but Owen just oozes COOL! I was actually surprised at how seriously bad-ass Chris Pratt was in this movie! (I never saw the first Jurrasic World. Sorry!)</p><p>Another thing I think should be noted. Not only is Chris Pratt cooler as Owen than Peter… but I think he’s also hotter as well. *_*</p><figure class="tmblr-full" data-orig-height="370" data-orig-width="268" data-tumblr-attribution="mcavoys:u47749i-E7TkxeaAOx1_6w:ZdoT6f2ZB3pie"><img src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/5749663aeedf31782b127b4ba2a3c416/tumblr_paht3kbiNW1w0gw85o1_400.gif" data-orig-height="370" data-orig-width="268"/></figure></blockquote>

<p>Could Starlord somersault through an open T Rex mouth? No.</p>

<p><a href="https://bettinalevyisdetermined.tumblr.com/post/175767499379/max-out-of-ten-pfcanimal-libertarirynn" class="tumblr_blog">bettina...

Af, Being Alone, and America: There is a biker gang from Arizona who help keep child abuse victims safe while the child's abuser is prosecuted, including guarding their houses at night person is not yet in jail and attending court with the child, shielding them so they don't have to look at their abuser Ultrafacts.tumblr.com <p><a href="https://mjaydziarand.tumblr.com/post/175493196475/instructor144-bowtomypointlesswords" class="tumblr_blog">mjaydziarand</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a href="https://instructor144.tumblr.com/post/175214147721/bowtomypointlesswords-hurtlittleboy" class="tumblr_blog">instructor144</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a href="https://bowtomypointlesswords.tumblr.com/post/175112935645/hurtlittleboy-bama-5sos-copperbadge" class="tumblr_blog">bowtomypointlesswords</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a href="https://hurtlittleboy.tumblr.com/post/171593202673/bama-5sos-copperbadge-drgaellon" class="tumblr_blog">hurtlittleboy</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a href="http://bama-5sos.tumblr.com/post/163003043369/copperbadge-drgaellon-racethewind10" class="tumblr_blog">bama-5sos</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a href="http://copperbadge.tumblr.com/post/156508214295/drgaellon-racethewind10" class="tumblr_blog">copperbadge</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a href="https://drgaellon.tumblr.com/post/156472902049/racethewind10-rowsdower-saves-us" class="tumblr_blog">drgaellon</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a class="tumblr_blog" href="http://racethewind10.tumblr.com/post/145514956456">racethewind10</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a class="tumblr_blog" href="http://rowsdower-saves-us.tumblr.com/post/145511404983">rowsdower-saves-us</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a class="tumblr_blog" href="http://your-uncle-dave.tumblr.com/post/145510671699">your-uncle-dave</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a class="tumblr_blog" href="http://tinyfloatingwhales.tumblr.com/post/145433359290">tinyfloatingwhales</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a class="tumblr_blog" href="http://kikithegirl.tumblr.com/post/139832743451">kikithegirl</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a class="tumblr_blog" href="http://uriesays.tumblr.com/post/128608926276">uriesays</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a class="tumblr_blog" href="http://clatterbane.tumblr.com/post/127594082088">clatterbane</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a class="tumblr_blog" href="http://haydengise.tumblr.com/post/117367190509">haydengise</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a class="tumblr_blog" href="http://ultrafacts.tumblr.com/post/116782475471">ultrafacts</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a class="tumblr_blog" href="http://groovypirate.tumblr.com/post/114871909793">groovypirate</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a class="tumblr_blog" href="http://bee-the-gatekeeper.tumblr.com/post/114860323866">bee-the-gatekeeper</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a class="tumblr_blog" href="http://chauvinistsushi.tumblr.com/post/73285652489">chauvinistsushi</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a class="tumblr_blog" href="http://bebinn.tumblr.com/post/73284898219">bebinn</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a class="tumblr_blog" href="http://hellkatsally.tumblr.com/post/69155245631">hellkatsally</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a class="tumblr_blog" href="http://ultrafacts.tumblr.com/post/69123997330">ultrafacts</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a href="http://t.umblr.com/redirect?z=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.azcentral.com%2Fnews%2Fazliving%2Farticles%2F2012%2F07%2F13%2F20120713bikers-against-child-abuse-make-abuse-victims-feel-safe.html&amp;t=ODM0YmNlZjU1OGQ0N2M4OWViZTc3ODJmMWQ2YTc3MDdjNDVlZjhmZCxkdXJXRXFBdg%3D%3D">Source</a> </p> </blockquote> <p>These dudes are fucking legit.  They don’t just show up one day in court, either, they actually make friends with the kids and let them know they have a support system and that there are people in the world who care about them and will always have their back.  And less important, but also cool, is that the few times a couple of them have come into my cafe, they’ve been super friendly and polite and when I told one of the guys that I noticed his Bikers Against Child Abuse patch and wanted him to know how awesome I thought he was because of it, he got kind of shy and blushed and said, “The kids are the awesome ones, we just let them know they’re allowed to be brave.”</p> </blockquote> <p>The source is long, but so, so good. These men and women are available in 36 states, 24 hours a day to stand guard at home, in court, at school, even if the child has a nightmare. Many of them are survivors of childhood abuse as well, and know what it’s like to feel scared and alone.</p> <blockquote> <p>In court that day, the judge asked the boy, “Are you afraid?” No, the boy said.</p> <p>Pipes says the judge seemed surprised, and asked, “Why not?”</p> <p>The boy glanced at Pipes and the other bikers sitting in the front row, two more standing on each side of the courtroom door, and told the judge, “Because my friends are scarier than he is.”</p> </blockquote> </blockquote> <p>Actual tears.. hnngh</p> </blockquote> <p>Show me more of people like this, world. I give up on humans too easily.</p> </blockquote> <p>where do i sign up for this,i want to be in this gang</p> </blockquote> <p><figure data-orig-height="157" data-orig-width="236" data-orig-src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/63a3564117b89dcd6dab6fe98fd97299/tumblr_inline_nn1a6bdPLL1rxwfvw_540.jpg"><img src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/83faa038a9f7185dd81df5e54ac8960e/tumblr_inline_p7gsh7cjg61s60xxc_540.jpg" class="" data-orig-height="157" data-orig-width="236" data-orig-src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/63a3564117b89dcd6dab6fe98fd97299/tumblr_inline_nn1a6bdPLL1rxwfvw_540.jpg"/></figure><figure class="tmblr-full" data-orig-height="168" data-orig-width="300" data-orig-src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/7e4ea07a629fa2f84687cb2640d733c2/tumblr_inline_nn1a6jblzo1rxwfvw_540.jpg"><img src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/cc39dc5e60dd28cc3520f709000d7aa4/tumblr_inline_p7gsh7v2MP1s60xxc_540.jpg" class="" data-orig-height="168" data-orig-width="300" data-orig-src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/7e4ea07a629fa2f84687cb2640d733c2/tumblr_inline_nn1a6jblzo1rxwfvw_540.jpg"/></figure></p> </blockquote> <p>This is fucking amazing. It may be out of character for me to say this but rock on</p> </blockquote> <p><em>Bikers Against Child Abuse was founded in 1995 by a Native American child psychologist whose ride name is Chief, when he came across a young boy who had been subjected to extreme abuse and was too afraid to leave his house. He called the boy to reach out to him, but the only thing that seemed to interest the child was Chief’s bike. Soon, some 20 bikers went to the boy’s neighborhood and were able to draw him out of his house for the first time in weeks.</em></p> <em>Chief’s thesis was that a child who has been abused by an adult can benefit psychologically from the presence of even more intimidating adults that they know are on their side. “When we tell a child they don’t have to be afraid, they believe us,” Arizona biker Pipes told azcentral.com. “When we tell them we will be there for them, they believe us.”</em><br/>( <a href="http://t.umblr.com/redirect?z=http%3A%2F%2Fm.huffpost.com%2Fus%2Fentry%2F1681351&amp;t=ZTM1Y2Q0YjlkZTc2NTFmMDE2YmMwOWVkMDU0OTJmNWNjMWVhNTdmOSxkdXJXRXFBdg%3D%3D">Article</a>) <p><a href="http://t.umblr.com/redirect?z=http%3A%2F%2Fbacaworld.org%2Ffaqs%2F&amp;t=YTIzNDI5NzgyYWZiYzBhMmZjMGE3MWE1NWFkMmEyMTM3OTgxNTJiMSxkdXJXRXFBdg%3D%3D">More about BACA</a>, from their site</p> </blockquote> <p>My parents are a part of this organization and they are metal af</p> <p><br/>They go on runs to protect the child if they feel even the slightest threatened no matter where. If the child needs them to go on vacation with them, they do. Bikers come from across the nation to watch over and take shifts for these kids. And the best part is once you’re adopted into this family as a BACA kid, you’re always one. Even when you’re 40 and the perp gets released from jail, they’ll come meet with you and find your best options for avoiding the person and maintaining the life you’ve built for yourself. Once a BACA child, always a BACA child. In Florida, there’s 100% rate for identifying the perp based on the child’s testimony. Why? Because BACA stands with the child and supports the child so they feel comfortable enough to point out their attacker. </p> <p><br/>What’s better than a badass biker gang being on your side???</p> </blockquote> <p>NATIVE AMERICAN CHILD PSYCHOLOGIST WHO IS A BIKER AND NAMED HIMSELF CHIEF HELL YES I’M HERE FOR THAT AND BIKERS BEING BAD ASS TO PROTECT KIDS. HELL YEAH.</p> </blockquote> <p>it’s back! I will always reblog BACA</p> </blockquote> <p>Damn good people.</p> </blockquote> <p>I know they wouldn’t consider themselves such, but these people are freaking heroes and the world is a better place because of them. </p> </blockquote> <p>Hey folks, it talks about this in the article but its not mentioned in this post, BACA is a 501 © (3) charity that depends in part on donations to help pay for stuff like gas for their bikes. If you want to help, consider <a href="http://bacaworld.org/merchandise/">donating.</a> </p> </blockquote> <p><a class="tumblelog" href="https://tmblr.co/m4NhE35_wP-galEMhhRsY0A">@copperbadge</a> You like posting about heroes, Sam. Seems like this would be up your alley.</p> </blockquote> <p>I love these folks! I’ve reblogged them before but it’s wonderful to see the donation information has been added. </p> </blockquote> <p>Always reblog. Keep doing what you’re doing y'all.</p> </blockquote> <p>Guys? This post changed my life. I saw this post. Forever ago. And thought it was only in america… and wished desperately that they could help me. But then I saw it again, during a bad episode, and checked their site. They aren’t just in the USA</p> <p>They’re in Canada as well and probably other countries. I met and talked with a native guy who runs the place near me. His name is Shaman. I got in, and I’m considered a BACA child now. Despite being 17, turning 18 when I talked to them. They spent time with me when my abuser was over, they gave me therapy resources. They give you something called a ‘level 1′ where they go to your house with as many bikers as they can, i shit you not a solid 20-40 bikers came from even out of province, and met me. I got to choose my biker name and I got a vest with patches on it and my name on it. They all hugged a Teddybear before giving it to me, and told me if I ever felt the BACA bear was running out of love, to give them a call and they’d refill it for me, and then I got a ride on one of their bikes. Just a day or so ago I went to an annual party with them and they we ate food one of them cooked and had a lot of laughs. </p> <p>I’ve never felt as loved as I did being a part of the BACA family. They also gave me dog tags with the names, and phone numbers of my 2 workers.  So I can call them whenever I feel scared. </p> <h2>BACA is an absolutely wonderful group that will do everything in it’s power to help any child whos been abused. </h2> <p>And it doesn’t end when you’re 18 either. As long as you get in contact/get your level 1 before you’re 18? you’re ALWAYS a BACA kid. I’m 18 now and they still invite me to parties, ask me if I’m okay, and are there for me. They’re still trying to find me resources for therapy. </p> <h2>BACA has changed my fucking life. </h2> <p>I hope you all can read this, and reblog it knowing from someone who fucking been with them, that they are absolutely amazing. </p> </blockquote> <p>This is truly amazing, I’m so glad people like this exist</p> </blockquote> <p>This needs to be reblogged. Because.</p> </blockquote> <p>Always reblog BACA. <br/></p> </blockquote>
Af, Being Alone, and America: There is a biker gang from Arizona who
 help keep child abuse victims safe
 while the child's abuser is prosecuted,
 including guarding their houses at night
 person is not yet in jail and attending
 court with the child, shielding them so
 they don't have to look at their abuser
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<p>These dudes are fucking legit.  They don’t just show up one day in court, either, they actually make friends with the kids and let them know they have a support system and that there are people in the world who care about them and will always have their back.  And less important, but also cool, is that the few times a couple of them have come into my cafe, they’ve been super friendly and polite and when I told one of the guys that I noticed his Bikers Against Child Abuse patch and wanted him to know how awesome I thought he was because of it, he got kind of shy and blushed and said, “The kids are the awesome ones, we just let them know they’re allowed to be brave.”</p>
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<p>The source is long, but so, so good. These men and women are available in 36 states, 24 hours a day to stand guard at home, in court, at school, even if the child has a nightmare. Many of them are survivors of childhood abuse as well, and know what it’s like to feel scared and alone.</p>
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<p>In court that day, the judge asked the boy, “Are you afraid?” No, the boy said.</p>
<p>Pipes says the judge seemed surprised, and asked, “Why not?”</p>
<p>The boy glanced at Pipes and the other bikers sitting in the front row, two more standing on each side of the courtroom door, and told the judge, “Because my friends are scarier than he is.”</p>
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<p>Actual tears.. hnngh</p>
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<p>Show me more of people like this, world. I give up on humans too easily.</p>
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<p>where do i sign up for this,i want to be in this gang</p>
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<p>This is fucking amazing. It may be out of character for me to say this but rock on</p>
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<p><em>Bikers Against Child Abuse was founded in 1995 by a Native American child psychologist whose ride name is Chief, when he came across a young boy who had been subjected to extreme abuse and was too afraid to leave his house. He called the boy to reach out to him, but the only thing that seemed to interest the child was Chief’s bike. Soon, some 20 bikers went to the boy’s neighborhood and were able to draw him out of his house for the first time in weeks.</em></p>
<em>Chief’s thesis was that a child who has been abused by an adult can benefit psychologically from the presence of even more intimidating adults that they know are on their side. “When we tell a child they don’t have to be afraid, they believe us,” Arizona biker Pipes told azcentral.com. “When we tell them we will be there for them, they believe us.”</em><br/>( <a href="http://t.umblr.com/redirect?z=http%3A%2F%2Fm.huffpost.com%2Fus%2Fentry%2F1681351&amp;t=ZTM1Y2Q0YjlkZTc2NTFmMDE2YmMwOWVkMDU0OTJmNWNjMWVhNTdmOSxkdXJXRXFBdg%3D%3D">Article</a>)
<p><a href="http://t.umblr.com/redirect?z=http%3A%2F%2Fbacaworld.org%2Ffaqs%2F&amp;t=YTIzNDI5NzgyYWZiYzBhMmZjMGE3MWE1NWFkMmEyMTM3OTgxNTJiMSxkdXJXRXFBdg%3D%3D">More about BACA</a>, from their site</p>
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<p>My parents are a part of this organization and they are metal af</p>
<p><br/>They go on runs to protect the child if they feel even the slightest threatened no matter where. If the child needs them to go on vacation with them, they do. Bikers come from across the nation to watch over and take shifts for these kids. And the best part is once you’re adopted into this family as a BACA kid, you’re always one. Even when you’re 40 and the perp gets released from jail, they’ll come meet with you and find your best options for avoiding the person and maintaining the life you’ve built for yourself. Once a BACA child, always a BACA child. In Florida, there’s 100% rate for identifying the perp based on the child’s testimony. Why? Because BACA stands with the child and supports the child so they feel comfortable enough to point out their attacker. </p>
<p><br/>What’s better than a badass biker gang being on your side???</p>
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<p>NATIVE AMERICAN CHILD PSYCHOLOGIST WHO IS A BIKER AND NAMED HIMSELF CHIEF HELL YES I’M HERE FOR THAT AND BIKERS BEING BAD ASS TO PROTECT KIDS. HELL YEAH.</p>
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<p>it’s back! I will always reblog BACA</p>
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<p>Damn good people.</p>
</blockquote>
<p>I know they wouldn’t consider themselves such, but these people are freaking heroes and the world is a better place because of them. </p>
</blockquote>
<p>Hey folks, it talks about this in the article but its not mentioned in this post, BACA is a 501 © (3) charity that depends in part on donations to help pay for stuff like gas for their bikes. If you want to help, consider <a href="http://bacaworld.org/merchandise/">donating.</a> </p>
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<p><a class="tumblelog" href="https://tmblr.co/m4NhE35_wP-galEMhhRsY0A">@copperbadge</a> You like posting about heroes, Sam. Seems like this would be up your alley.</p>
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<p>I love these folks! I’ve reblogged them before but it’s wonderful to see the donation information has been added. </p>
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<p>Always reblog. Keep doing what you’re doing y'all.</p>
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<p>Guys? This post changed my life. I saw this post. Forever ago. And thought it was only in america… and wished desperately that they could help me. But then I saw it again, during a bad episode, and checked their site. They aren’t just in the USA</p>
<p>They’re in Canada as well and probably other countries. I met and talked with a native guy who runs the place near me. His name is Shaman. I got in, and I’m considered a BACA child now. Despite being 17, turning 18 when I talked to them. They spent time with me when my abuser was over, they gave me therapy resources. They give you something called a ‘level 1′ where they go to your house with as many bikers as they can, i shit you not a solid 20-40 bikers came from even out of province, and met me. I got to choose my biker name and I got a vest with patches on it and my name on it. They all hugged a Teddybear before giving it to me, and told me if I ever felt the BACA bear was running out of love, to give them a call and they’d refill it for me, and then I got a ride on one of their bikes. Just a day or so ago I went to an annual party with them and they we ate food one of them cooked and had a lot of laughs. </p>
<p>I’ve never felt as loved as I did being a part of the BACA family. They also gave me dog tags with the names, and phone numbers of my 2 workers.  So I can call them whenever I feel scared. </p>
<h2>BACA is an absolutely wonderful group that will do everything in it’s power to help any child whos been abused. </h2>
<p>And it doesn’t end when you’re 18 either. As long as you get in contact/get your level 1 before you’re 18? you’re ALWAYS a BACA kid. I’m 18 now and they still invite me to parties, ask me if I’m okay, and are there for me. They’re still trying to find me resources for therapy. </p>
<h2>BACA has changed my fucking life. </h2>
<p>I hope you all can read this, and reblog it knowing from someone who fucking been with them, that they are absolutely amazing. </p>
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<p>This is truly amazing, I’m so glad people like this exist</p>
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<p>This needs to be reblogged. Because.</p>
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<p>Always reblog BACA. <br/></p>
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