It's Pooja Pooja Pooja. me. feminist. anime. BIGBANG. I'm also kind of an untalented mofo so I own nothing unless I state it (not even the picture on the top of my page).


ik-zie-u-graag:

I WAITED THE WHOLE YEAR TO POST THIS!!!!

ik-zie-u-graag:

I WAITED THE WHOLE YEAR TO POST THIS!!!!

thesylverlining:

Can I just say how cool it was that both of these superheroines’ personalities and powers were explored in this episode? And how well it was done?

Starfire was not shamed for being emotional. Her powers come from her emotions.

Raven was not shamed for suppressing her emotions. Her power requires amazing control.

They both. Work. They are both different kinds of strength, and they are both heroic and powerful and good. And they each learned from the other, and helped each other out by seeing from each others’ perspective, and finding the value in their differing approaches! Wow!

Fuck yes, this is how you write super-ladies, okay. There’s more than one way to be a “strong female character.” There’s all different kinds of strength. Why don’t more people GET this?

legfruit:

there’s always those neighbour countries that sort of hate each other like new zealand and australia, britain and france, the rest of the world and america

jishin-gimu:

chocolatesingularity:

Some QUALITY anime and manga pictures I have saved, just thought I’d share them with you all.

I’m crying

tarkovskygirl62:

hillary clinton isnt a feminist icon hillary clinton is a woman who supports imperialism and militarism,hillary clinton perpetuates opression, a woman who strives from the opression of others isnt a feminist, she is a piece of shit, margaret thatcher was also a succesful woman in politics but that doesnt mean she wasnt a piece of shit. western liberal feminists are fucking stupid

choisiwonthirstprincess:

how old is rainbow rowell bc she’s still in peak “I read books~I’m not pretty~I’m not like other girls!!!1!1” form and Jesus didn’t die on the cross for that

akailolita:

good weather during finals 

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disneyforprincesses:

reverseracism:

anuvia:

cinnamonfart:

"OH MY GOD FROZEN DISNEY ONLY EVER DOES MOVIES ABOUT WHITE PEOPLE THEY’RE SO RACIST I HATE THEM"

Disney only does movies about white people.
It’s disgusting

How they never have

any people of color

from any other cultures

And they totally glorify the white man

And totally marginalize their plights

And overall refuses to give children of color characters to relate to

Those racist bastards.

Oh look a couple of characters of color sprinkled in a sea of whiteness! Some even come with their own racial stereotypes! Good for you Disney! Good for you Disney Fans for finding these! Now us minorities will shut up with our scraps!

Disney may not only do movies with white people, but

^this movie relies on indigenous stereotypes and a bastardization of what a “spirit animal” is. The voice cast is mostly white. Also, the main character spends most of his time as an animal.

^This movie pushes the “strong independent black woman” racist trope and thus not affording Tiana the treatment many of the white princesses are given. The Prince is racially ambiguous which is problematic in the discussion of how black women are treated as love interests onscreen. Also, the main character spends most of her time as an animal.

^ this movie completely misrepresents the agency women had in China, as well as the roles ancestors played in the lives of Chinese families. It is also definitely racist in its depiction of Mongolians (the Hun Army), and there is criticism about white washing some characters (Yao and the Emperor particularly). The main sidekick is constantly making Asian jokes. The Emperor is a “wise asian man on top of the mountain” stereotype tied up in a Confucius bow.

^This film had a voice cast that was 98% white and 100% not South American.

^This film had a voice cast that was 99% white (Lea Salonga sings one song as Jasmine but that’s it). It contained racist lyrics such as “where they cut off your ear/if they don’t like your face/it’s barbaric/but hey, it’s home”. Jasmine is the epitome of an exotic beauty and her lead animator admitted to designing her face based on his white daughter. Jafar is a complete racial caricature of a “sneaky Arab”, complete with darker skin and more angular features than Aladdin and Jasmine. 

^This movie took the life of a real woman, a woman who endured rape and kidnapping, and turned it into a movie where she falls in love with a man who was in reality hugely instrumental through his writings in the colonizing and murder of her people, a man she met when she was a child. Her appearance is incredibly anglicized and she is the epitome of a “noble savage” stereotype. Also the entire film is totally infused with racist stereotypes of indigenous people “being one with nature.”  

^This one not only uses racial slurs throughout the entire film, it also totally relies on racial stereotypes. Esmeralda is sexualized (both through her relationship to the three main men in the film and her dance in the festival scene), and her people are shown as an entire group whose livelihood is achieved through mummery. Also, Quasimodo, having two Roma parents, is completely whitewashed so as to be an acceptable leading man for the film. Also, white white white voice casting (even for the POC characters).

^This is one film that did much better than others, though I have definitely read critiques about the misuse of the word/idea of “ohana”. In addition, Lilo is voiced by a white actress and you gotta admit that the film is just as much, if not more, about Stitch as it is about Lilo. Merchandising of the film has certainly taken that route— you’re much more likely to find something Stitch than Lilo.
I mean nice try I guess but you’re still super wrong. 
Btw yeah they totally did “marginalize the plights” of the characters in many of these films.
-Lauren

disneyforprincesses:

reverseracism:

anuvia:

cinnamonfart:

"OH MY GOD FROZEN DISNEY ONLY EVER DOES MOVIES ABOUT WHITE PEOPLE THEY’RE SO RACIST I HATE THEM"

Disney only does movies about white people.

It’s disgusting

How they never have

any people of color

from any other cultures

And they totally glorify the white man

And totally marginalize their plights

And overall refuses to give children of color characters to relate to

Those racist bastards.

Oh look a couple of characters of color sprinkled in a sea of whiteness! Some even come with their own racial stereotypes! Good for you Disney! Good for you Disney Fans for finding these! Now us minorities will shut up with our scraps!

Disney may not only do movies with white people, but

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^this movie relies on indigenous stereotypes and a bastardization of what a “spirit animal” is. The voice cast is mostly white. Also, the main character spends most of his time as an animal.

image

^This movie pushes the “strong independent black woman” racist trope and thus not affording Tiana the treatment many of the white princesses are given. The Prince is racially ambiguous which is problematic in the discussion of how black women are treated as love interests onscreen. Also, the main character spends most of her time as an animal.

image

^ this movie completely misrepresents the agency women had in China, as well as the roles ancestors played in the lives of Chinese families. It is also definitely racist in its depiction of Mongolians (the Hun Army), and there is criticism about white washing some characters (Yao and the Emperor particularly). The main sidekick is constantly making Asian jokes. The Emperor is a “wise asian man on top of the mountain” stereotype tied up in a Confucius bow.

image

^This film had a voice cast that was 98% white and 100% not South American.

image

^This film had a voice cast that was 99% white (Lea Salonga sings one song as Jasmine but that’s it). It contained racist lyrics such as “where they cut off your ear/if they don’t like your face/it’s barbaric/but hey, it’s home”. Jasmine is the epitome of an exotic beauty and her lead animator admitted to designing her face based on his white daughter. Jafar is a complete racial caricature of a “sneaky Arab”, complete with darker skin and more angular features than Aladdin and Jasmine. 

image

^This movie took the life of a real woman, a woman who endured rape and kidnapping, and turned it into a movie where she falls in love with a man who was in reality hugely instrumental through his writings in the colonizing and murder of her people, a man she met when she was a child. Her appearance is incredibly anglicized and she is the epitome of a “noble savage” stereotype. Also the entire film is totally infused with racist stereotypes of indigenous people “being one with nature.”  

image

^This one not only uses racial slurs throughout the entire film, it also totally relies on racial stereotypes. Esmeralda is sexualized (both through her relationship to the three main men in the film and her dance in the festival scene), and her people are shown as an entire group whose livelihood is achieved through mummery. Also, Quasimodo, having two Roma parents, is completely whitewashed so as to be an acceptable leading man for the film. Also, white white white voice casting (even for the POC characters).

image

^This is one film that did much better than others, though I have definitely read critiques about the misuse of the word/idea of “ohana”. In addition, Lilo is voiced by a white actress and you gotta admit that the film is just as much, if not more, about Stitch as it is about Lilo. Merchandising of the film has certainly taken that route— you’re much more likely to find something Stitch than Lilo.

I mean nice try I guess but you’re still super wrong. 

Btw yeah they totally did “marginalize the plights” of the characters in many of these films.

-Lauren

dammitmishaa:

So my friend came into school one day wearing a dress that had straps and the vice principal came up to her and said “You need to either change or cover your shoulders up because it’ll distract the boys” to which she replied “Well I find boys faces distracting, do they have to cover them up?” and the vice principal said “Maybe you should focus in class more.”

If that doesn’t tell you that things are messed up, then I don’t know what does. 

toni-tan:

Ok but we’re forgetting the real holiday here

toni-tan:

Ok but we’re forgetting the real holiday here

the-art-of-fangirling:

ahh yes, spring. when all the stories of sexist public school dress codes start to appear and my anger burns hotter than the summer sun

herbackrowkings:

lalondes:

>teenage actress’s private nudes get leaked

>teenage actress is reviled as a slut and a whore and a bad role model

>james franco asks a seventeen-year-old girl if he can meet her in a private hotel room

>james franco gets to go on saturday night live and joke about what a silly doofus he is for soliciting sex from a girl literally half his age

DO NOT DARE OVERLOOK THIS POST

itstimeforfeminism:

calendar—girl:

girlsgetbusyzine:

writeswrongs:

cumaeansibyl:

coffeeandconlangs:

Unnecessary “fillers” in our speech. I’d rather have “like” than up-talking, though (if we had to choose one, that is). Ewwww, up-talking. Then again, a combination of the two would render me homicidal maniac.


Like, did you ever notice? That, like, the speech patterns people, like, think are stupid?  Are, like, commonly associated with, like, women?
And, like, there’s this thing? Where, like, women aren’t supposed to be, like, assertive? So they, like, qualify their speech? Because, like, we’re not supposed to, like, stand by our opinions?

1) humiliate women so they don’t feel qualified to speak authoritatively about anything
2) humiliate women for speaking in such a way that reflects how you treat her
3) laugh, you are superior because you don’t use words like “like.”  It isn’t as if being a huge stupid asshole has ever made you worse than a woman who speaks with verbal tics.  

The nail. It is hit on the head.

itstimeforfeminism:

calendar—girl:

girlsgetbusyzine:

writeswrongs:

cumaeansibyl:

coffeeandconlangs:

Unnecessary “fillers” in our speech. I’d rather have “like” than up-talking, though (if we had to choose one, that is). Ewwww, up-talking. Then again, a combination of the two would render me homicidal maniac.

Like, did you ever notice? That, like, the speech patterns people, like, think are stupid?  Are, like, commonly associated with, like, women?

And, like, there’s this thing? Where, like, women aren’t supposed to be, like, assertive? So they, like, qualify their speech? Because, like, we’re not supposed to, like, stand by our opinions?

1) humiliate women so they don’t feel qualified to speak authoritatively about anything

2) humiliate women for speaking in such a way that reflects how you treat her

3) laugh, you are superior because you don’t use words like “like.”  It isn’t as if being a huge stupid asshole has ever made you worse than a woman who speaks with verbal tics.  

The nail. It is hit on the head.

elizabitchtaylor:

she wears short skirts, I wear t-shirts

she’s cheer captain and I respect her right to wear whatever she wants and participate in traditionally ‘feminine’ activities because I understand that life is not about condemning another woman’s personal choices just because she doesn’t ‘deserve’ the boy i have a crush on

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