EVERYONE PLEASE. PAY ATTENTION. Especially if you’re Asian.
On January 30th, 2014, California Senate just passed SCA-5, a legislation that would repeal portions of California Proposition 209.
In condensed words, this bill allows schools to DISCRIMINATE AGAINST ASIANS.
• a transphobic woman is not a feminist
• a racist woman is not a feminist
• a homophobic woman is not a feminist
• exclusionary feminism is not feminism
this was written in 1322
i can’t imagine how hard it must have been struggling with gender shit back when physical transition was a total impossibility, even theoretically
i’m trying hard not to cry
we have a history. we have existed in every culture of the world at every moment of human history. cis institutions have tried to suppress this history or claim it as their own but it is not theirs. it is ours, and always will be. we must uncover and reclaim more of our history, and we must make more ourselves
Whats cute: genuinely trying to speak a foreign language
What’s not: things like “ching chong ling long” or other mocking variants
You know, what I find interesting, is there is at least two works in the past fifteen years or so about kids killing each other, mostly isolated from any adult supervision.
What’s the classic example of that? Lord of the Flies.
When I studied that in grade eight, it was…
leave kudos to fanfiction writers. bookmark their fics. give them reviews. let them know you enjoyed reading their fic. its really important do it
the concept of trigger warnings entering mainstream awareness is very frequently leading to bullshit like:
"but if we start putting TWs on everything how will these people ever learn to cope with their trauma????"
like excuse me but you obviously aren’t a trained professional and know nothing about how exposure therapy or PTSD treatments actually work, so shut the fuck up because nobody cares what you think, your opinions are 100% irrelevant
Someone (I’m sorry I can’t remember who you were but if you want credit let me know) suggested a clown fish mermaid so here’s my attempt at drawing one. :) She is based on the Black Ocellaris Clownfish which begins life orange and gradually becomes black as it gets older.