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yamiyuugis:

tedaltmans:

since i already reblogged a post about mel gonzales (pictured right), i didnt want to pass by mentioning scarlett lenh (pictured left), a trans girl who won homecoming queen at her high school in colorado

link to article

tpoc YES

slimedeath:

girijasu:

slimedeath:

demiflower:

being a cishet looks boring why do people do that

Idk maybe bc sexuality/gender isnt based on how cool or interesting an individual wants to look

yeah but why be boring when u can be awesome and not cishet

yeah but why treat lgbt+ identities like some trendy fashion accessory that ppl can just slap on to look cool when u could not act like a complete idiot

theroguefeminist:

themaefive:

axonsandsynapses:

yuletidekarkat:

dannygayhealani:

creatingaquietmind:

the speech impediment of the 21st century (by Marc Johns)

I’ll fuck you up buddy this is not a speech impediment it’s linguistic evolution!! the existence of the phrase “Aisha was like” allows the speaker to convey whatever Aisha said without making the listener assume they’re quoting Aisha directly while still maintaining the FEELING of what Aisha said.

ie, Aisha said she didn’t want to go out with me VERSUS Aisha was like, “I’d rather kiss a Wookie”.

the addition of “XYZ was like” lets the speaker be more expressive and efficient and it is a totally valid method of communicating information!!

With the way language has evolved, this is one of the few ways I can even think of to express in casual conversation what someone said. 

"So I said to Aisha," is certainly used, but if you remove the "so," which implies casual tone ("and" can be used in the same way), you get

"I said to Aisha," which is really formal in most English dialects/variations. I don’t know about all, but in New England dialects, you sound like you’re reading aloud from a novel.

"I told Aisha," is really only used when you continue to describe, not tell, what you told her. Ex: "I told Aisha that James was too punk for her" works while, "I told Aisha, ‘James is too punk for you’" crosses the line back into formalness of the "I said."

Things like “I asked” or “I answered [with]” are similar levels of casual and efficient to the “So, I said [or say, as many conversations about the past take place in present tense anyway, as if the speaker is giving a play-by-play in the moment]” but are specific to only certain situations. 

"I was like, 'Marc Johns, what is your obsession with restoring archaic speech patterns and interfering with the natural progression of English from complex to efficient?'" envelopes all of these easily and is accessible and crisp, and allows for more variations on inflection than the others.

Of course, James is probably like, “I already fucking said that.” But eh, I tried adding on.

  (via crystalandrock)

This a million times

OP is incredibly ableist and misogynist. To call something a speech impediment as an insult, when real live people have speech impediments is really undeniably ableist. And of course, girls, especially teenage girls, are more likely to use this phrasing. (In my experience men are also more likely to use it if they are feminine—esp gay and bi men).

The funny thing is, a study I read showed that teenage girls are at the forefront of linguistic evolution. Informal linguistic shifts spearheaded by teenage girls, such as “he was like” and uptalking are examples of sophisticated ways of conveying information, expressing emotion, and even displaying power.

So yeah OP is quite literally trash.

diary-of-a-desperate-fangirl:

This is the scheme that shows “ideal relationship” between different types.

Here’s the legend:

Id: same type; one is the image of the other one

C.ioncompanion; they have similar ways of expression, good reciprocal      company

En:enigma; they are totally unrelated in almost every aspect

Palfriend, pal; they work well together, the conflict is minimal and natural

Supsupplement; like Pal, but the functions are more removed: one can increase the other’s power

Ansoul; the functions are reversed, those that one uses in a conscious way, the other uses in an unconscious way and back

Tr: tribe; they share the same sense of culture, but with different interests and abilities

Nonovelty; intriguingly different

C.entcomplement; compatible forces with opposite emphasis

Suiroommate; a person who you can share the office with. You like similar spaces, but you have little in common about goals and vision of the world

Adadviser; one has an introspection area that the other one misses

Neineighbour; you get the same conclusions with different processes

Concontrast; every function is used in a different way

Cohaccomplice; mutually involved in experiences and adventures

Pedpedagogue; one is mentor and student of the other one, there’s a parent-child relationship

Coucounterpart; they use similar functions in totally different habitats

Please note! This is a translation from Italian done by a 16-years-old girl, so you can find some mistakes. Take it easy!

(thanks to: www.lastessamedaglia.it)

raptorific:

A new test for character design: “The Babs and Kara Test.” Your characters only pass if the audience could still tell them apart if they were wearing identical bathrobes and had their hair completely wrapped up in towels

Named for the time DCAU had Batgirl and Supergirl hang out in bathrobes with their hair up in a towel and needed to make sure their hair was slightly visible so the audience could tell which was which:

image

Ask
    Zero - Who was your last text from?
    One - What/who is your icon?
    Two- Your relationship status?
    Three - Have you ever lost a close friend?
    Four - What is your current mood?
    Five - What’s your brother(s)/sister(s)names?
    Six - Where do you wish you were right now?
    Seven - Have a crazy side?
    Eight - Ever had a near death experience?
    Nine- Something you do a lot?
    Ten - Angry at anyone?
    Eleven - What’s stopping you from going for the person you like ?
    Twelve - When was the last time you cried?
    Thirteen- What are you really good at ?
    Fourteen - What do you think about when you are falling asleep?
    Fifteen- What were you doing yesterday at 10pm?
    Sixteen - Do you prefer light or dark hair on the opposite sex ?
    Seventeen - Who was the last person you talked to on the phone?
    Eighteen - What is/are your favorite band(s)? .
    Nineteen - What are you doing right now?
    Twenty - Who do you trust 100% right now?
    Twenty one - Where did you get the shirt you are wearing?
    Twenty two - Heavy metal music?
    Twenty three- Who Was the last person you hugged.
    Twenty four- Is there anything you’re hiding from someone?
    Twenty five - Who are you thinking of right now?
    Twenty six - What should you be doing right now?
    Twenty seven - What are you listening to?
    Twenty eight - You need new jeans. Quick where do you go?
    Twenty nine - Who was the last person who yelled at you?
    Thirty - Do you act differently around the person you like?
    Thirty one - What is your eye colour?
    Thirty two - Who was the last person to make you laugh?
    Thirty three - Who was the last person to make you angry?
    Thirty four - Hello Kitty or dora?
    Thirty five - Is your hair naturally curly or straight?
    Thirty six - Hug anyone of opposite sex in past 24 hours?
    Thirty seven - One thing you want right now?
    Thirty eight - Will you fall in love in the next few months?
    Thirty nine - What does the 5th text in your inbox say?
    Forty - Are you worried about the future?
    Forty one - Are you happy with life right now?
    Forty two - Are you currently jealous?
    Forty three – Who's your best guy friend?
    Forty four -Do you forgive or forget?
    Forty five - What do you miss the most about elementary school?
    Forty six - Favorite Disney Channel show ?
    Forty seven – Who’s 3 of your best girl friends?
    Forty Eight - What are you looking forward to?
    Forty nine - Does anyone like you right now?
    Fifty- Lyrics to the song you’re listening to?

comupter:

send me nudes so i can laugh at them

"They had so many different shields in this film. We had the heavy shields for the shots where I need to block myself, or it’s gonna be a close-up—it’s this nice, shiny, metallic. We have [the] rubber shield when I’m actually knocking someone out with it and I actually gotta hit somebody. We’ve had a couple of shields that are magnetic for when I gotta slip it on my back. And then we’ll use no shield at all every now and then. Every now and then, we’ll have to do a shot where I have to throw it and they’ll just CGI it.

- Chris Evans, Outfitting A Hero

carry-on-my-jingle-butt:

sengawolf:

terrestrial-organic-matter:

VIVA LA REVOLUTION

wHY IS THERE A CRUSTACEAN IN THE LAB

MEHOYNOYNEHOY

teased-n-denied:

Girls can wear jeans and cut their hair short, wear shirts and boots. ‘Cause it’s OK to be a boy. But for a boy to look like a girl is degrading. ‘Cause you think that being a girl is degrading. But secretly, you’d love to know what it’s like… Wouldn’t you? What it feels like for a girl.

— Charlotte Gainsbourg

A company in Australia by the name of HommeMystere started making lingerie for men in April of 2013. In the beginning, they received a lot of negative publicity, mostly from women fearing their boyfriends or husbands would start wearing lingerie. So much for femininism… Now, they have consistently been making a small fortune and have become quite popular in the fashion capitals of the world. So far:

  • They have made two appearances at the International Lingerie Show in Las Vegas.
  • They have gone public in the United States, France, Sweden, and Japan.
  • They have sold out of four lines of their clothing.
  • And they have reached one million veiws on their YouTube channel.

What is more, because they do not focus on the gay community, they haven’t put any barriers up against straight men who happen to make up the majority of their orders. If that is not success, I do not know what is. Cheers, HommeMystere.

lucifers-ass-cheek:

posts that are only funny because of the fucked up comments part 1 (part 2)