Thursday, November 8, 2012

No H8

Even though I'm not too popular in the nail art community, I still wanted to say something about this. 
I actually just read about this this morning, browsing some of the other blogs that I read daily. And I'm glad that I did. I actually wasn't too aware that things were this bad, that people were 
I'm glad that I had a purple mani in storage too. lol

I used Kleancolor here, it doesn't have a name though, as the base. 
And for the glitter top coat, Icing Written in the Stars.

Bullying is not funny. It is not cool. It is not right. And more importantly, it is not okay. 
Most of us are, thankfully, residents of countries that support tolerance and many of our families have settled in these places simply for that reason. Generations later, it is our responsibility to perpetuate that message of tolerance across our new social platforms, including the internet.

As members of the nail polish blogging community, we all share a love of beauty, color, and lacquer. Other than that, we are remarkably different: from our race to our religion to our hair color...even to our polish application techniques. To marginalize anyone because of those differences is completely unacceptable and today I take a stand against that. I refuse to allow other people's view of "normal" dictate how I behave, believe, and blog. 

In solidarity with a multitude of bloggers linked below, my purple manicure represents my proud commitment to the No H8 movement. Today, November 8, I dedicate my post to ending bullying of any kind and to encouraging diversity and imperfection among our colorful community.

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