I just want one upbeat chick-rock song about being really sorry about what having depression does to a relationship
Not even about love or romance
“Ayyyy I’m sorry it’s so hard to be friends with me because I can’t handle existing half the time. Wish we hadn’t stopped talking to be but I totally understand why. -YEAHHHH UP BEAT SONG CHORUSSSSSSS YEAaAaaaH”
"everything sucks, but sometimes it’s okay, because you’re really niiiice! Fuck yeah fuck yeah! chorus-choruuuus thanks for putting up with my shit! oh yeah lalala!"
"I don’t consider myself a feminist, I prefer to call myself a humanist or an egalitarian."
Pseudo-intellectual white dude who prefers to imagine that he’s more enlightened than feminists and also is uncomfortable with the thought that he’s part of the problem and also has a incorrect conception of feminism. (via politisnap)
"One of the most disturbing scenes in Disney’s “Aladdin” is when Jasmine must pretend to seduce Jaffar in order to distract him. The clothing that the animators chose to put her in, complete with the shackles, are all a white, colonial wet dream. And she’s the only Disney princess who’s had to use her body in this way to distract someone. Then there’s this scene in “The Hunchback of Notre Dame” where Esmeralda is shimmying her hips and breasts and basically ends with a pole-dance sequence: a far cry from the delicate waltzes and pirouettes that Belle and Aurora dance. The simultaneous fascination and revulsion that Whiteness has for WOC bodies are unmistakably evident in Disney’s posturing of Jasmine and Esmeralda."
A perfect example of “desert flower” fetishization/exotification. Women of color are always shown as “others”, they’re seen as women who have to use their sexuality to save themselves (or worse, as people who are just inherently sexual by their mere existence).
We’re putting these sexualized images of women of color into cartoons meant for children, essentially brainwashing them to grow into adults who fetishize non-white women. Gross.
I remember being so confused by this scene as a kid. Jafar terrified me to the point that he was in my nightmares, but I think perfhaps it was the ‘shock’ of seeing a sexualised female body in a Disney movie (my media consumption was fairly limited as a child, Mum always had me playing with my brother and sister instead). It made such an imoression on me that I still have a strong contempt for Jaffar, but it had never occured to me (until now) how significant it was that Jasmine was a WOC. Talk about indoctrination. No wonder people have trouble seeing racism…it’s so ‘well’ integrated into their mental blueprint.
thought this was a lady-body, was like fuck yea stretch marks! But looking closer I think it may be a not-lady body?? I don’t know. Either way, yay stretchmarks
When a financial institution asks me my “mother’s maiden name” as a security question. Because it’s assumed that I have at least one and no more than one mother in my life AND that she married AND that she gave up her own name AND that that part of her identity was erased enough from my public history so as to be a password to access my private information.
Fuck yeah Slutever!