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Tonight!
There’ll be jams, good times, and maybe even a return of the Wizard Antiques Roadshow from last year.
See you there!

This is happening now! Come hang out.

Harry Potter and Harry Potter are live on youtube right now! Join the party and check out equalityftw.org to snag some sweet exclusive John/Hank/Nerdfightery perks.

thehpalliance:

thehpalliance:

Tonight!

There’ll be jams, good times, and maybe even a return of the Wizard Antiques Roadshow from last year.

See you there!

This is happening now! Come hang out.

Harry Potter and Harry Potter are live on youtube right now! Join the party and check out equalityftw.org to snag some sweet exclusive John/Hank/Nerdfightery perks.

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thehpalliance:

If you saw Hank’s recent video unearthing his teenage creations, you’ve already gotten a sneak peek at this new perk. Exclusive to Equality FTW, Hank is compiling the best (worst?) parts of his high school notes into a zine, which will be printed and mailed to you via owl post. 

You can also get a copy as part of our special Nerdfighter Bundle, which includes an unsigned Price of Dawn poster (the only place you can get one!) designed by Risa Rodil, Maureen Johnson’s John Green/Benedict Cumberbatch/Doritos fanfiction sequel, and our original Book-Specific Bookmarks. 

Donate now to support the Harry Potter Alliance and get the first ever Green Bros. Zine

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thehpalliance:

Join us for liftoff!
It’s the first day of Equality FTW and we’re kicking things off the best way we know how: with a livestream. If you’ve been around for past years, you know how silly and inspirational these can get all at once. You don’t want to miss out.
Come hang out!
It’s gonna be out of this world.

 The HPA has some fancy pants exclusive signed posters by John and Hank. Highly suggest you stroll on over to their Indiegogo page and peruse their wares!

thehpalliance:

Join us for liftoff!

It’s the first day of Equality FTW and we’re kicking things off the best way we know how: with a livestream. If you’ve been around for past years, you know how silly and inspirational these can get all at once. You don’t want to miss out.

Come hang out!

It’s gonna be out of this world.

The HPA has some fancy pants exclusive signed posters by John and Hank. Highly suggest you stroll on over to their Indiegogo page and peruse their wares!

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thehpalliance:

The YouTube community needs net neutrality.
If big cable companies had their way, content would stop being equally accessible. For YouTubers, uploading videos would be next to impossible to begin with and we’d have to wait hours just to watch one video. Meanwhile, network television clips and dodgy advertisements would get priority access to your eyeballs.
Without net neutrality, channels like the Vlogbrothers may never have existed. That’s a pretty scary thought. Look at it this way: how would your life be different if you had never seen the Vlogbrothers’ videos? How has Nerdfighteria impacted you?
Reblog with your story, then sign the petition to support net neutrality.

thehpalliance:

The YouTube community needs net neutrality.

If big cable companies had their way, content would stop being equally accessible. For YouTubers, uploading videos would be next to impossible to begin with and we’d have to wait hours just to watch one video. Meanwhile, network television clips and dodgy advertisements would get priority access to your eyeballs.

Without net neutrality, channels like the Vlogbrothers may never have existed. That’s a pretty scary thought. Look at it this way: how would your life be different if you had never seen the Vlogbrothers’ videos? How has Nerdfighteria impacted you?

Reblog with your story, then sign the petition to support net neutrality.

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thehpalliance:

"It was with Esther that the Nerdfighter community came together and helped the Harry Potter Alliance win 250,000 dollars. And Hank, it was because of Esther that on Esther Day I told you that I love you (which I do, although I don’t want to talk about it). And even though Esther has died we will continue to do projects with her. Because it will be when we work to decrease World Suck and when we show our love for others that Esther will be with us most."

Esther Day is around the corner! Don’t forget to let us know what you’re planning by using the #estherday tag.

You can learn more about the Esther Day project here.

(Source: ripharryjamespotter)

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thehpalliance:

Seven years ago right now, millions of people were counting down to midnight and Accio Deathly Hallows was still the fandom’s theme song.

Ahh, memories.

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thehpalliance:

This is how we’re spending our Saturday.
We’d tell you to clear your schedules, but we’re pretty sure a couple thousand of you already have since LeakyCon’s Open at the Close tickets go on sale at 2pm ET. Once you’ve bought yours, come hang out with us as we prepare for Esther Day with this discussion.

thehpalliance:

This is how we’re spending our Saturday.

We’d tell you to clear your schedules, but we’re pretty sure a couple thousand of you already have since LeakyCon’s Open at the Close tickets go on sale at 2pm ET. Once you’ve bought yours, come hang out with us as we prepare for Esther Day with this discussion.

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Esther Day is a holiday, but it is not about metaphors. It is not about gestures. Instead of mass produced greeting cards and baked goods, it calls for an uncommon honesty and bravery.
As the story goes, John and Hank Green asked Nerdfighter Esther Earl (now a published author) to decide how the community would celebrate her birthday every year. Given the opportunity to create a holiday, Esther chose to make it about love, family, and friends. When John uploaded the first annual video in August of 2010, he said “The words we use to describe the things we feel matter. […] So maybe Esther Day is the day where we think, ‘who do I love who I have trouble saying I love you to?’”
Esther passed away from thyroid cancer later that month; she was sixteen.
Since then, Nerdfighters have participated in Esther Day, celebrating the power and importance of love. Videos are uploaded, songs are sung, and we tell the people we love that we love them in no uncertain terms.
It sounds simple enough. In truth, it often comes as a challenge – being honest and unapologetic about love almost feels counterintuitive sometimes. We flee vulnerability.
This campaign – like Esther Day – is about changing that.
On Esther Day, we act for love: to uplift each other and create a more positive fandom; to empower and inspire our community; and to increase empathy. Our goal is nothing less than to make Esther Day a globally recognized, baggage-free holiday about love and gratitude.
In the months leading up to Esther Day, we want to make this community an everyday celebration of our favorite holiday. We want you to join in.
Before Esther Day:
Plan your projects and share your plans to inspire others.
Attend a Nerdfighter or HPA Chapter meetup celebrating Esther Day. 
Watch this space for more ways to get involved. When you post, make sure to use #EstherDay!
On Esther Day (August 3rd)
Tell a friend or family member that you love them: pick up the phone, make a YouTube video, send them a text, an email, an owl, or some treacle tart.
Post your final #EstherDay projects online to share them with the world.
You can check out the Esther Day Project page to see some past projects.
This is what it comes down to: love is awesome. Love is important. Love is what saved the wizarding world and, long before that, its residents. Fandoms become communities when we celebrate loving not just a book or a movie, but each other.
Whether it’s via owl post, social media (#EstherDay) or at LeakyCon in Orlando, please join us in celebrating love and celebrating each other during this year’s Esther Day.

thehpalliance:

Esther Day is a holiday, but it is not about metaphors. It is not about gestures. Instead of mass produced greeting cards and baked goods, it calls for an uncommon honesty and bravery.

As the story goes, John and Hank Green asked Nerdfighter Esther Earl (now a published author) to decide how the community would celebrate her birthday every year. Given the opportunity to create a holiday, Esther chose to make it about love, family, and friends. When John uploaded the first annual video in August of 2010, he said “The words we use to describe the things we feel matter. […] So maybe Esther Day is the day where we think, ‘who do I love who I have trouble saying I love you to?’”

Esther passed away from thyroid cancer later that month; she was sixteen.

Since then, Nerdfighters have participated in Esther Day, celebrating the power and importance of love. Videos are uploaded, songs are sung, and we tell the people we love that we love them in no uncertain terms.

It sounds simple enough. In truth, it often comes as a challenge – being honest and unapologetic about love almost feels counterintuitive sometimes. We flee vulnerability.

This campaign – like Esther Day – is about changing that.

On Esther Day, we act for love: to uplift each other and create a more positive fandom; to empower and inspire our community; and to increase empathy. Our goal is nothing less than to make Esther Day a globally recognized, baggage-free holiday about love and gratitude.

In the months leading up to Esther Day, we want to make this community an everyday celebration of our favorite holiday. We want you to join in.

Before Esther Day:

  • Plan your projects and share your plans to inspire others.
  • Attend a Nerdfighter or HPA Chapter meetup celebrating Esther Day.
  • Watch this space for more ways to get involved. When you post, make sure to use #EstherDay!

On Esther Day (August 3rd)

  • Tell a friend or family member that you love them: pick up the phone, make a YouTube video, send them a text, an email, an owl, or some treacle tart.
  • Post your final #EstherDay projects online to share them with the world.

You can check out the Esther Day Project page to see some past projects.

This is what it comes down to: love is awesome. Love is important. Love is what saved the wizarding world and, long before that, its residents. Fandoms become communities when we celebrate loving not just a book or a movie, but each other.

Whether it’s via owl post, social media (#EstherDay) or at LeakyCon in Orlando, please join us in celebrating love and celebrating each other during this year’s Esther Day.

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thehpalliance:

We’re taking the most magical book swap on earth to VidCon. Stop by our booth with a book you want to share (maybe throw in a few Nerdfighter notes for good measure) and take home a new book from someone else. Need more convincing? Check out our Apparating Library in action at LeakyCon London.

THINGS TO DO!!! Reblog and share this post!!!

Bring a book to VidCon, give it to HPA peeps, take home a brand new (to you) book!

thingsaboutvidcon:

thehpalliance:

We’re taking the most magical book swap on earth to VidCon. Stop by our booth with a book you want to share (maybe throw in a few Nerdfighter notes for good measure) and take home a new book from someone else. Need more convincing? Check out our Apparating Library in action at LeakyCon London.

THINGS TO DO!!! Reblog and share this post!!!

Bring a book to VidCon, give it to HPA peeps, take home a brand new (to you) book!

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