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http://blog.rachelleabellar.com/post/97858942165/tranqualizer-i-would-just-like-to-make-it-clear

tranqualizer:

i would just like to make it clear that my beef with the question “where are you really from?” is not that i desire to be american, want white people to consider me american or want to identify as a us-born person and treated as such.

my beef with the question “where are you…

"Where are you really from?" Is a question that implicitly calls someone a liar for their initial answer to, "Where are you from?" While demanding bona fides and history as though the questioner has a right to do so. That the question itself is rooted in a desire to other, is just the moldy cherry on top of the shit sundae.

Stop doing this, people. It’s gross and bigoted.

The action figures you can choose from are Captain America or Iron Man—which super mega blows, since the 3DPlusMe machine at cons also produces MODOK and Black Widow figures. Black Widow is even visible on the 3DPlusMe website. I mean, sure, I could head to a Walmart and have my face slapped on an Iron Man doll (boom! Lady Iron Man). But for countless young girls out there who love Black Widow, who love The Avengers, who saw Guardians of the Galaxy a bunch of times because Gamora is so awesome, *representation is important*. The whole point of this project is to literally put your face onto a superhero; to be able to envision yourself as a hero, to immerse yourself in that narrative. Marvel, Hasbro, and 3DPlusMe are telling girls that, unless they want to become traditionally male characters, they don’t get to be superheroes. That’s for boys. Safe to say, I’m pretty sick of this shit.
You Can Get A Marvel Action Figure Made With Your Face At Walmart. Unless You Want A Female Character, Of Course. (via themarysue)

magmapriest:

greenekangaroo:

sweaterkittensahoy:

Deadpool Annual (2014) #2

I am literally just sitting here with my mouth hanging open.

Deadpool: 

1) is capable of human relationships, be they romantic, platonic, or anywhere in between. 

2) considers Spiderman his friend, even if Peter’s a little leery on the subject.

3) Would kill for his friends. Has killed for his friends.

4) Is awesome. 

Never forget that Deadpools defining character arc during his best run (when Joe Kelly was writing) was his desire to be a hero and good person despite a world that literally insisted he couldn’t be.

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harrenholler:

"There’s this issue you’re not allowed to discuss: that women are needy. Men can go for longer, more happily, without women. That’s the truth. We don’t, as little boys, play at being married - we try to avoid it for as long as possible. Meanwhile women are out there hunting for husbands."

                                                                              -Steven Moffat [x]

I just want to frame that and hang it on the wall of every Moffat apologist, so they can wake up and look at that every morning. 

"Women are needy." Really? Because every goddamn male character Moffat is in charge of needs to be rescued, transformed, or made worthy by an impossible girl, most of whom are infinitely smarter and more grounded than the men. Nearly all of whom also sacrifice themselves in some way for men.

If Mr. Moffat thinks women are needy, he should stop creating women whose sole purpose is to rescue infantile, immature, emotionally incapacitated, catastrophically overconfident or damaged men who then proceed to be abusively ungrateful wretches until it’s unavoidable.(Coupling, Jekyll, Doctor Who, Sherlock.)

Or maybe he could shut his gob about women, listen to a few of us and learn something.

It (the shooting) is all over the world this time. I want it to be different enough to the first one that you don’t feel you’re seeing the same movie. I’m doing a little more location-oriented stuff, there are night battles, but there are also daylight battles. The things we do in the action scenes is very different from the first one. We are expanding the mythology of the Anteverse. We are taking the characters into a completely different journey this time because Raleigh for me solved his problem the minute he was able to go full circle and save Mako by sacrificing himself, which is what he couldn’t do with his brother. He’s not on that journey anymore, he’s on a new journey.
Guillermo del Toro on Pacific Rim 2 (x)

Ohgodohgodohgod just give me more Mako More with Raleigh gazing adoringly at her. Idegaf.

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chutzpadik:

hi yeah this is your daily killjoy reminder that if ur an adult on tumblr u need to be very careful about maintaining boundaries between yourself and your minor followers/friends

This is about half the reason I don’t immediately follow people who follow me.

I think young people are phenomenal, I’m pleased there are things of value for you here, and I am totally willing to answer questions or provide support if you need it, but I’m old enough to be your mom. That means I need to be careful not just for me, but for you. You have a right to be protected from abuse and exploitation. An adult is not your peer, and shouldn’t be encouraging you to do things that are creepy, or violating boundaries of the law.

So, please know that if you’re a minor, boundaries are not about not finding you important or valuable, just the opposite, we find you important and valuable enough to recognize that you deserve to have inviolable safety even as we welcome your insight and additions to discussions.

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