“Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow. The important thing is not to stop questioning.”
Pray for South Korea
Tears are streaming down my face. I don’t care what your belief is, please send anything, even good vibes, to these kids because oh my god they are suffering so much. The water is muddy and it’s freezing and they are dying and they’re only seventeen..
These children are so scared.. desperately reassuring the world that yes, they are alive, please come for them. They’re messaging their little sisters, apologizing that they won’t be able to grant a request when they’re seconds away from death and just
oh.. oh my god. oh my fucking god words cannot describe the pain I’m feeling
I didn’t know what was going on. I knew it when I read BBC news. They’re still young.. We still have hope. I wish they’re fine..
i dunno who wrote this article but i fucking like ‘em
I remember posting somewhere once in a thread about why girls aren’t exploited in animation anymore where some guy said, “all the disney girls are drawn to be generally attractive, but I don’t think there are any eye-candy men… or are there? Are there any Disney men that lots of girls like?” and I mentioned Roger. Tons of girls replied agreeing with me and the original guy was like “wait, Roger? from 101 Dalmatians? What’s attractive about him, he’s tall and lanky and has a big nose, he isn’t muscley at all! Wouldn’t you all prefer Gaston or something? Or do you girls think his big nose is indicative of something else?” and I was like “no, you idiot, he’s a silly, goofy guy who likes animals and can play a bunch of instruments, that’s why he’s attractive. What’s the matter with you? Gaston, seriously?”
This is why we need more girls in animation. And more guys like Roger apparently.
This is why I laugh my ass of whenever dudes talk about how men are “objectified” by the media too. Because 9 times out of 10, what men think is “women objectifying men” are characters like Gaston.
And Gaston is NOT a woman-driven fantasy. Gaston is a male wish fulfillment fantasy. Gaston is not what women want, he is what men want to be. He is hyper-masculinity to an extreme degree, dripping with sexism and testosterone. The fact that men think that Gaston is what women want says an awful lot about those men.
While I don’t want to generalize, female fans tend to prefer a very different kind of male hero. We like the Rogers, the Milos, the Hercules. Genuinely kind, often awkward men who are sometimes vulnerable and respectful to women.
Yes, this is a generalization. I own up to that. But I think it’s important to remember that there is often VERY big difference between what MEN want to be and what women WANT in our media.
Reblogging this again because fucking this. And hell, even the muscley dudes (see: Khal Drogo, Hercules, Thor, Captain America) are loved, not because they are muscley, but because they are sweet and loving and adorable. We love Thor because his mispronounces “Hubble” as “Hooble,” not because of what he can do with a hammer.
Reblogging for the awesome comments.
birthday: July 23rd
single or taken: single
height: 165cm (give or take)
eye color: blue-green mix
favorite color: blue
hogwarts house [x]: Slytherin
favorite fictional character: currently Eren Jaeger
favorite television show: Lost
favorite season: winter
describe yourself in a few words:
future children’s names: n/a
meaning of your name: n/a
ultimate otp: n/a (probably could say ereri/riren at this point)
what do you plan to/do for a living: economist
starbucks order: none
THIS OR THAT:
introvert or extrovert: introvert
dawn or dusk: dusk
righty or lefty: righty
coffee or tea: tea
rain or shine: if inside, rain. if outside, shine.
reading or writing: both
I have such an urge to draw right now. Like, I have inspiration for all the wips on my tablet and like 5 new ideas as well. All at the end of my fucking holidays when I don’t have the time to spare to draw them.