Post

I Believe In Social Justice

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 88 People

    Not Enough

    There arent enough people who care about social justice. Having seen some terrible inequalities, I feel like this is something most people should care about. Instead, nobody is paying attention, because people are busy being scared of someone hurting them or busy getting more...
    aluminosa aluminosa 31-35, F 1 Response Jun 29, 2012

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Tell The Us Government To Stop Supporting Murder, Rape, Torture And Other Crimes Against Humanity

    Although Afghanistan has officially ratified the global ban on cluster bombs, its still no excuse for the US to continue to back the new local Police when they persistently and blatantly commit human rights violations against civilians. Human Rights Watch released a 102 page...
    calebforaction calebforaction 26-30, M Sep 14, 2011

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Police Not Required To Prevent Domestic Abuse; Children Murdered

    In 1999 the US Government failed to enforce a restraining order against an estranged and abusive husband. Subsequently, the couple's daughters were found dead with gunshot wounds in the back of the husband's truck. The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights has ruled that the...
    calebforaction calebforaction 26-30, M Sep 12, 2011

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Why Would President Obama Want To Rob Kids Of Their Childhood?

    The US Child Soldiers Prevention Act of 2008 prohibits the US government from providing military financing, military training, and several other categories of US military assistance to governments using child soldiers. The Child Soldiers Prevention Act went into effect in 2010...
    calebforaction calebforaction 26-30, M 1 Response Oct 17, 2011

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Bad Accident At Costco's

    Bad Accident at Costco'shttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P3E9tHSfFH0&feature=plcp Very rare that we go to our Local MP for help, I do believe that my constituent MP is Andy Love unfortunately I have a great problem for him to resolve. I have lived in the borough of Enfield since...
    colinberry1 colinberry1 61-65, M 1 Response Oct 31, 2012

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Gay Politics

    I am unsure if this is the best group to say this in but here goes anyway. I believe Homosexuality is a sin. As such, perhaps you will get a one way ticket to Hell, Do no pass GO Do not collect $200, for even thnking about being gay. BUT, is it really worth making a political...
    gingershuman gingershuman 36-40, M 1 Response Feb 24, 2013

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Che Guevara & John Lennon, Imagine ? Two Great Men!

    We need more of these in the world!!!
    SpiceZ SpiceZ 56-60, F Oct 9, 2012

    Your Response

    Cancel

    The Un Does Not Support Equal Rights For Women

    Whether its dueling with an arch nemesis for the heart of a woman or highschool freshman hazing. No matter if its Chinese foot binding or the ritual slaughtering of any child born on a friday by the Anglo-Saxons; or even the Salem witch hunts. I'm sure most of us can agree that...
    calebforaction calebforaction 26-30, M Oct 24, 2011

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Related Experiences

    I am currently seeking therapy for it. It's strange to say that I have social anxiety because I am a private person, and I enjoy spending time by myself. However, there are times I...
    Close2You Close2You 26-30, M Sep 14

    Your Response

    Cancel
    LOS ANGELES TALK SHOW HOST & WRITER Here's a black female journalist's opinion of the Obamas. These are her words not ours. Even if you love Obama you might take a few minutes to...
    fitsjustfine fitsjustfine 41-45, M 6 Responses Sep 2

    Your Response

    Cancel
    This is my personal opinion so don't get offended I believe Courtney love killed kurt cobain for starters kurts note was addressed to his fans and said that he was leaving the...
    KTRose KTRose 16-17, F Aug 29

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I believe in God But We are at war Should we believers Be concerned or scare? Is this really a surprise? The answer is No No to fear And No to worry For the enemies may...
    broskidude broskidude 22-25, M 6 Responses 12 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I love being on different social networks and getting to know people, but as of late i have been so busy i haven't even taken a chance to look at anything but the time on my phone...
    angie1025 angie1025 22-25, F 8 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Entry #2 Why am I doing this? or better yet, what is keeping me going? I am challenging myself, my thoughts, behaviors, my ANXIETY because I know what it feels like to be...
    athion64 athion64 18-21, M Aug 29

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Yesterday at the suggestion of an EP user, I read Psalm 11 and I did. I read the Notes too. I was so blessed that I would like to share it w/you all. This Psalm is about King...
    RhodeIslandLady RhodeIslandLady 56-60, F 3 Responses Aug 27

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Entry # 1 Hello All :), Here is my attempt to record my progress toward becoming anxiety free. Ive been a shy person way before I could even comprehend what shy was. A shy...
    athion64 athion64 18-21, M 2 Responses Aug 28

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Age is nothing. Age is a number and nothing more. Maturity is dynamic. There are several factors that influence maturity, least of which is your interpretation of it. Emotional...
    heartshinegirl heartshinegirl 41-45, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Iqbal's thought to explore Qurana nd real islamic essence. In order to understand the real essence of Islam and to know how Islam deals with the right and responsibilities of...
    sunshines333 sunshines333 18-21, F 4 Responses Aug 31

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I believe in God, yes the God from the Bible. Yup, it's true. Even when Atheism became the cool thing to do, I never denied God. Anyway, my belief wasn't always as firm as it is...
    evobulgarevo evobulgarevo 26-30, M 8 Responses 10 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Your Response

    Cancel
    (all names have been changed from real names) When I was younger I never had social problems, I loved talking to everyone and being around people, but when I got into school...
    XandraElise XandraElise 18-21, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I didn't have much to say her in the Drum of justice lately, because I was and still waiting to hear back on what is going on, all I know is the lawyers and the detective is...
    streets718 streets718 56-60, F Aug 28

    Your Response

    Cancel
    since I came to the EP, I started to feel much more shy, because did not know how they would react to whom I now call friends of the heart On the internet there people who are...
    lovingCuteSmartGirl lovingCuteSmartGirl 18-21, F 5 Responses Sep 5

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Fokyn true. They get broken. You may too. Why treat them worse. Cops jailin them and removing meds. Even veterans. And no lawyer helps. Too hard to prove is a...
    Livyn4pals Livyn4pals 46-50, M Sep 6

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Pray pray pray for peace in the world! (1 John 5:14), (Psalm 34:15), (Psalm 130:2), (1 Peter 3:12), (James 5:16) Crusade Prayer (164) Prayer of Peace for Nations: O Jesus bring...
    Lushiro Lushiro 18-21, M 1 Response Sep 10

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I read this today, twas needed. Sharing with you, pass it on to all who need to remember this: "If God made everything happen right away, or whenever we wanted it to happen, it...
    SagSunshine2014 SagSunshine2014 41-45, F 2 Responses 9 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I believe it was fate that led me to you when it did! For you in a time just before you needed support and for me to make me open my eyes again. The urge I had on all those...
    myownbox myownbox 26-30, F 1 Response 5 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I've been asked this question a lot recently (from men, mostly), what's the purpose of having love in your life? If someone is perfectly content being single, what's the point of...
    chloeloveactually chloeloveactually 26-30, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I am a teen and don't get along with some other of my peers. I never understood why. I always thought I was some unnatural creature, innately awkward, or an alien from another...
    GetYourFreakOn GetYourFreakOn 16-17, F 10 Responses Aug 29

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I don't know what is wrong with me. I'm a teenager and I'm incredibly socially awkward. Whenever I'm in a social situation ( sometimes even if it's only towards one person) I get...
    Jake1224 Jake1224 13-15, M 1 Response Sep 1

    Your Response

    Cancel
    My family was really anti-social when I was growing up; both to the outside world and between each other. My Dad was always in front of the television and my Mom was cleaning the...
    JaeHarmer JaeHarmer 18-21, M Sep 3

    Your Response

    Cancel
    This goes beyond issues like legalizing medical marijuana. What about hard drugs like cocaine and heroin? You could argue that taking drugs should be a personal choice, even if it...
    Thatonegirl53 Thatonegirl53 18-21, F 4 Responses Sep 8

    Your Response

    Cancel
    The main problem with social anxiety is a lack of connectivity with emotions, which leads to the inability to formulate a firm set of beliefs and consequently the inability to act...
    Close2You Close2You 26-30, M 1 Response 5 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I don't know if the Christian god is real or not but if he or she is real i do not wish to have anything to do with them do to his actions in the Bible. However I do inspire from...
    ValhallaAwaits ValhallaAwaits 18-21, M 3 Responses 20 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
         Our society has created this perfect image that we all idolize like its something we all have to be. And look what has become of it. Eating disorders, Anorexia...
    MKM18 MKM18 18-21, F 3 Responses 19 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    The notion of "Hell" is a control mechanism. Many religions manipulate their followers through fear and intimidation. "Some deity" will be angry of one does something. "Some...
    CrazyWaterSpring CrazyWaterSpring 51-55, M 2 Responses 19 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Sometimes I forget what is the point of living. As a nine year old, I started cutting & as I grew older as teen my self-harm techniques have developed. I have attempted suicide...
    greensanctuary greensanctuary 22-25, F 1 Response 17 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I have been reading that some people are calling for the removal of children from fundamentalist Christian families who teach there children the unsaved are going to hell . While...
    mickyfin mickyfin 61-65, M 2 Responses 10 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I had not yet been in a long distance relationship. But I believe it can work if: 1. Both parties can compromise each other well. 2. Sacrifices need to be made. 3. Don't waste your...
    cherryknot cherryknot 18-21, F 2 Responses 10 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    But what if the world really did end in 2012... What if we are all dead and this is the afterlife? (I don't actually believe this it just sounded kind of interesting)
    indigostory indigostory 13-15, F 7 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    my brother is schizophrenic, one day he told me he saw our father(dead 4 years ago) in his room. I didn't believe him. The same day when i went to sleep, i felt someone in my bed...
    brisingrr brisingrr 22-25, F 1 Response 7 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I didn't believe, yet mine did.
    System113 System113 18-21, M 2 Responses 4 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I've spoken before about my lack of connection and how I feel really closed off. I got a feeling that I had to do something to commit, or just show love, like saying a prayer every...
    DorothyWheresOz DorothyWheresOz 18-21, F 2 Responses 4 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    My sister once said this to me. I couldn't believe it came out of her mouth. "You weren't supposed to have kids with your husband. That's why they both have disabilities." WTF...
    JustBeingMeInCA JustBeingMeInCA 41-45, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I have never been satisfied about my life, only brief moments..... I have low social skills and very few friends. Please keep reading. Sorry If my English is bad. This is a story...
    Needy18 Needy18 18-21, M Aug 30

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I have online social anxiety. Honestly, talking is easy for me, I can do it for hours (though some people might get bored and weirded out by me), but when I'm online, my SA makes...
    justicehero justicehero 18-21, M Sep 5

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I hate this. Make the effort to go out and be social, but fail miserable. Then I get lonely and depressed. Love that I can be social on ep without the awkwardness
    BlueEyedFaye BlueEyedFaye 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 12

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I really hate when my friends tell me stuff like "Being social isn't that hard" or "You are just being dramatic." Its hard for me to talk to anyone and to deal with a lot of social...
    Teresag2875 Teresag2875 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 24