Now I want to create a shirt with ‘Real Men Wear Pink’ crossed out and underneath it have the words, ‘Real Men Support Awarenesses Regardless Of Whether The Ribbon Color Clashes With Their Masculinity’.
I saw the first ‘Save The Tatas’ shirt today.
Maybe we can try to sexualize our awarenesses to get more people to notice them? I don’t know. What do you guys think?
Save the Autoimmune Systems! Oh my gosh; so sexy!
Save the Spinal Cords! Much hot. Very sexy. Wow.
Hmm…it could work.
Or, you know, we could also NOT sexualize real diseases, disabilities, and other health related issues that affect real people, real lives, and not just organs that are sexualized by an ignorant society. Yes, I like this option.
Best lesson from a Disney movie
This is an underrated movie
This is a grossly underrated movie.
Can I take a minute to rant? Good. Cuz I’m gonna.
I FLOVE this movie. And I HATE all the stupid hatred it gets. For a long time the buzz was “finally a black princess yay!” and now everyone is like “Fuck this movie, first black princess and she spends the whole movie a frog.”
You know what? Fuck that. Because Ariel spent a good majority of the movie not talking. Mulan spent the majority of the move pretending to be a man. Aurora and Snow White? Asleep (Hardly in the movie at all). They’re all just plot devices, not designed to take away from the traits of the women.
And you know what else? Unlike some of the other princesses, Tiana is in control of her destiny every step of the way. When she turns into the frog does she lose hope and need rescuing? Hell naw. She busts Naveen over the head and gets the job done. She is consistently responsible and capable even after having her dreams crushed and turning into a freaking frog.
So don’t tell me that Tiana is “less than” just because she gets turned into a frog. She’s still one of the most hardworking, badass, and capable chicks in animated history and I love her like crazy cakes.
Also? She’s based on a real person. A real woman who is 91 and is still cooking in her kitchen. She’s still widely respected in the culinary community, she’s fed presidents, she’s had songs written about her and her restaurants. She’s 91, and she still wakes up every morning to run things, because she still believes in hard work and good food. And if you don’t think that’s truly fantastic, then you can just fuck right off.
But the worst part about many children’s shows these days is that they no longer treat kids with respect. They’ve stopped acknowledging that children are smart. They’ve stopped acknowledging that children are creative. They’ve stopped acknowledging that children can handle certain emotions. They’ve stopped acknowledging that children should be challenged and entertained, and not merely preoccupied. And what’s worse…they’ve stopped caring. Children’s shows have stopped caring. And if that’s not the saddest thing that you’ve heard all day, then I don’t know what is.
"Your parents are encouraging you to join. Your friends can’t wait to get their marks. But you don’t know what to do. You feel angry. You feel frustrated. But mostly, you feel scared. You feel as though your entire world is crumbling around you. I know exactly how you feel, Draco! I went through the same exact thing and let me tell you, it didn’t work out well for me. But you still have a chance.”
So anyway, I just thought of this great A/U where, after he dies, Regulus is somehow transported to 1996 where he meets Draco and realizes that he cannot let Draco make the same mistakes that he made!
The Facebook page is almost at 50 likes!
Let’s see if we can reach it by the end of the night!
I have faith in you, tumblr!
Let’s help raise awareness for the awarenesses!
So I was finishing up the next chapter for my Sirius-Regulus story and was acting out a lot of the parts so that I would know what to write, how to describe things, etc. So here I am, at the part where (spoilers) they’re dueling each other and I’m waving a pencil around to get the right gestures and I eventually realized that due to my disability and bad back, I probably shouldn’t be doing this. And when I say ‘eventually realized’, I mean realized about five seconds ago because my shoulder’s all messed up. In conclusion, writing is painful!