”Women must give birth, men have to be tattooed,” says one Samoan tattoo song, expressing an age-old idea of equality between the sexes. Both must endure pain. In traditional Samoan society all young males had to be tattooed when they reached their late teens. Otherwise they were not considered real men. Nowadays, the custom is no longer general, but it is still associated with manhood and male prestige, and hugely popular.
I went to school with some Samoans and the guys have traditional Samoan tattoos, they’re very beautiful but after talking about them it’s one hell of a process.
Black and White Ebony My Broken Hearts Design by Maya Jewelry
This is an animal dying on a fur farm in China. It grew up in a barren cage the size of a newspaper, living off meat processing waste deemed unfit even for pet food production. When it reached adult size, it was yanked out of the cage and received a couple of blows to the head, after which it was hung upside down & slowly skinned alive. After the fur was pulled off over its head, the agonizing body was thrown onto a pile of carcasses, where it expired in the most horrible way you can (or should I say, can’t) imagine.
Besides bludgeoning, the killing methods on fur farms include gassing, electrocution, poisoning with strychnine, or breaking the animals’ necks. Most of these methods don’t exclude the possibility of the animal regaining consciousness while its fur is being… removed.
This is the true cost of a “fabulous”, “glamorous” fur coat or collar, not the amount of money on the price tag.
Smash the face of every piece of shit fur industry supporter out there.
People think I am lying when I say animals survive the “killing” process frequently. I’m guessing that the videographer didn’t have to wait a long time for this shot.