everbright-mourning:

Miles McMillan for EDUN's Birds of Prey Campaign F/W 2012 filmed by Ryan McGinley.

*snerk* That is one patient owl.

fieldbears:

omnidimensionalfangasm replied to your post: Prompts?

Something having to do with the gang watching scary movies and Bucky and Steve realizing that scary movies now compared to scary movies in the 30’s and 40’s are completely different?

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i was browsing through my fanart folder, as you do, and then i realized i never posted these

so yeah, have some vaguely arranged-marriage-au-related tauriel/thorin porn.

(also i’m dedicating this to hobbitkaiju, who is having a shitty week. hope this cheers you up a little *coughs*)

If you step on my foot, you need to get off my foot.

If you step on my foot without meaning to, you need to get off my foot.

If you step on my foot without realizing it, you need to get off my foot.

If everyone in your culture steps on feet, your culture is horrible, and you need to get off my foot.

If you have foot-stepping disease, and it makes you unaware you’re stepping on feet, you need to get off my foot. If an event has rules designed to keep people from stepping on feet, you need to follow them. If you think that even with the rules, you won’t be able to avoid stepping on people’s feet, absent yourself from the event until you work something out.

If you’re a serial foot-stepper, and you feel you’re entitled to step on people’s feet because you’re just that awesome and they’re not really people anyway, you’re a bad person and you don’t get to use any of those excuses, limited as they are. And moreover, you need to get off my foot.

See, that’s why I don’t get the focus on classifying harassers and figuring out their motives. The victims are just as harassed either way.

-

Hershele Ostropoler, in a comment on John Scalzi’s blog post, “Readercon, Harassment, Etc.”   

The comment is in reference to sexual harassment that occurred at the Readercon convention and the subsequent defense of the situation by some members of fandom and the Readercon Board.  

It’s also applicable to other situations where someone claims their intentions were pure and they didn’t mean to do something sexist/racist/heterosexist/abelist, etc.  Even if you did not mean to step on someone’s foot—you did.

(via racebending)

commonplacecaz:

syne6002:

The THREE MUSKETEERS

Official Main teaser

This looks super cool - will definitely have to catch it! Note to self: starts Sunday August 17th. (The character who I assume is Milady seems super scary and awesome in particular.)

wilderness-lair-shatterdome:

current status: not being kissed or riding a dragon this is unacceptable

uncontinuous:

Someone who is not me needs to deal with the two assholes who reblogged my reply to the “pearls clutching” post with more “BUT. RACE. DOESN’T. MATTER. YOU’RE. REDUCING. THEM. TO. THEIR. RACE.” and the OP trying to tone police.

Because I am done.

I am tired of having to constantly explain why your perceived colourblindness is a problem.

I am tired of explaining why you cannot divorce Race from a character, when a great deal of the damn MCU is white men and keeps on adding white men. Even after it’s revealed that the fans want a Black Panther movie. (Not to mention gender too because have you seen how hard people want a Black Widow and Captain Marvel movie?) And then when we have a diverse cast full of heartbreaking stories, you still care more about the white man’s arc.

I’m tired of explaining why you can’t divorce Race from a character, when Ace Peterson laments in the Pilot ep of AOS about how none of the superheroes he’s seen are Black. Because sure yes Avengers are white, but in this universe where War Machine is a thing. You mean to tell me that toy companies didn’t think of capitalizing on that to create more figures?

I am tired of explaining why you can’t divorce Race from a character, when CATWS explicitly has Nick Fury asked the cops if they want to look at his lease, just maybe lending some idea into the various other microagressions  if not blatant racism he’s faced all his life.

I am tired of explaining why you cannot divorce Race from a character, when people scream WHAT IF RHODEY IS HYDRA? WHAT IF SAM IS HYDRA? Yet when Ward is shown to be HYDRA a good contigent of overlapping fans who did the above, went straight into rescue the white boy mode. I won’t even touch the Nick Fury Lies BS that seems so fucking popular.

I am tired of explaining why you cannot divorce Race from a character, when you can put on the news and see how racism is still alive and well over the world today.

I am tired of explaining all of this, when other people have done so before, and yet instead of doing some research people still expect to be politely educated, or allowed to continue with their “look at me! race doesn’t matter to me! i’m truly colourblind praise me!” bs.

This fandom is becoming far too toxic for me, as toxic as Teen Wolf and Supernatural was and at this point I just want to quit it and go huddle in the Sleepy Hollow, Elementary, and Continuum fandoms. Where I can talk about my favourites and not have people come into their tags going “BUT. WHAT. ABOUT. THE WHITE BOY. WHY IS RACE A THING FOR YOU.”

dreamofbecoming:

Reasons abortion should be fully covered on all insurance plans:

  • If you can’t afford an abortion, you definitely can’t afford a pregnancy
  • If you can’t afford an abortion, and are forced to carry a pregnancy to term anyway, you sure as hell can’t afford a child

Who the fuck do you think you’re really protecting here?

shatteredchrystal:

runaon:

a-little-bi-furious:

asherehsa:

samjoonyuh:

Perspective. 

"Looting? I thought these were supposed to be nonviolent protests"

I know it’s incredible! People are literally coming out of the woodwork to comment on this photoset to focus on the looting headline with “well yes it is nice they were helping people hit with the tear gas, but stealing is still wrong uwu” as if they’re back to kindergarten morality.

Like everyone who’s gone to boot camp I’ve been tear gassed. They put about 50+ of you in a gas chamber and toss it in. You have to stay there until your rank is allowed to exit. Before that though, you have to say your name, rank, and social security number. You then exit and file into ranks (again) outside and are not allowed at any point to rinse your face or eyes for the entire day.

That right there? Easily the worst part of boot camp. My eyes were literally swollen shut. I was blinded for a good 30 minutes and my chest hurt for days.

I have zero problem and not and ounce of judgement for people raiding a mcdonalds that can easily afford to repair damage for ANYTHING to help ease the shittiness that is being tear gassed. Esp because every one of us in boot were medically sound to deal with tear gas. Children, asthmatics, people prone to panic and anxiety attacks, the elderly as sooo many more are NOT going to handle tear gas well at ALL.

Or that smoke the police use either.

It’s easy to sit there and judge someone from the safety of your home and say things like “it’s just tear gas” or “it can’t be that bad”.

Fuck you. As someone who HAS been gassed, you need to stfu.

I remember all the preparation they did to get us ready for the gas chamber in boot camp. We were taught how to handle ourselves, how to control our breathing, not to touch anything, how to avoid the worst of the gas. But it still didn’t matter. I remember taking in that first breath and feeling like I had just been kicked in the chest. I remember a few guys in my platoon falling down and vomiting. We knew the gas wasn’t as bad on the floor but we were the fifth platoon through and the vomit kept us from bending over more than absolutely necessary. I remember a few guys, guys in peak health training to be infantrymen, breaking ranks and running for the door only to be dragged back in kicking and screaming until they said name, rank and serial. They were expecting it, trained for it, bragging about how it wouldn’t bother them.
I remember standing there with all of the mucus from my nasal cavity on the front of my ACUs and thinking to myself “This is the nonviolent option?”
Covered head to toe and my skin still itching I looked down at the silver wedding band hanging next to my dog tags and realized that the gas had eaten little pits into its surface.
I stood there and thought of all the news reports I had seen over the years. The uprisings and revolutionaries being gassed, the crowds running from men in masks.
That’s the moment I got it, staring at my ruined wedding band, that’s the moment I realized terrorism isn’t about bombs or who is using them. It’s about controlling people through fear. It’s about removing their ability to act reasonably, to make them seem like the monsters. Terrorism is about triggering people to fight or flight then blaming them for not being rational. It’s about power. Remove someone’s power to act with reason, and you remove their humanity.

slimegalaxy:

I just discovered the term “spectrumslide” as an alternative to the term “genderbend” and I REALLY think people should start using it and loving it as much as I do. It takes into account both the gender and sex spectrums, so not only is it not transphobic, it also is a lot more interesting and fun to experiment with.

EDDA GO TO SLEEP ILU (Also your saucy cat.)

THIS BIG BABY JUST PUSHED SO HARD AGAINST MY HAND WHILE I WAS SCRATCHING HER BEHIND THE EARS THAT SHE FELL OVER

i want to draw but my cat considers the graphic tablet to be the most comfortable place on my desk