anonymous asked:

Re those ace & aro flag suggestions: they keep claiming we stole purple from bisexuals and that purple stands for bisexuality, like no???? The bi flag is far from the only one with purple in it??? And it stands for attraction to multiple genders in the bi flag, not actually bisexuality itself -Sincerely a bi ace who is super tired

That’s not even the only meaning of the colour purple???

Purple has been associated with royalty for a long time due to how expensive purple dye was. As a result, it is often associated with nobility, power and luxury. This is why Cadbury use purple for their branding, they want to be considered a luxury chocolate bar.

It can also mean wealth, extravagance, creativity, wisdom, dignity, grandeur, devotion, peace, PRIDE, mystery, independence, and magic.

In the rainbow flag, purple stands for spirit.

But this was changed in the bi flag to represent the overlapping of attraction to the same sex (pink) and to other sexes (blue).

In the nonbinary flag, purple represents those who feel like a mix of boy and girl, as purple is the mix of the gendered colours blue and pink.
This is similar to the genderqueer flag, which has a purple stripe for the same reason. So does the gnc pride flag! That is almost completely purple to represent the blurring of boundaries between typically male and female values!

The purple stripe in the asexual flag isn’t meaningless, and it wasn’t taken from bisexuals. It represents community.
This is similar to the meaning in the original rainbow flag, as spirit is often something that brings the community together. Also, as purple is a secondary colour, it promotes the idea of different colours/people mixing together to form another colour/to form a community.

People who say the asexual flag has no meaning, or that the colours were stolen need to do their research.

Inverting the colours of those associated with passion not only creates an ugly flag that is not aesthetically pleasing at all, but it assumes that passion can only come in the form of sex (or in the form of love for the aromantic flag). Since this reason was used for both, it’s kinda paradoxical and conflates asexuality and aromanticism. It also others asexuals and aromantics, suggesting that true passion is only seen through romantic love and sex. This also throws a lot of survivors and generally any sex-repulsed people who are not asexual under the bus.

It’s a gross meaning and I don’t want it associated with me.

Yellow representing happiness also doesn’t really mix well with me, I don’t understand why it’s there when the original asexual flag has a much more poignant meaning.
And if we’re talking about stealing colours, the nonbinary flag uses yellow to symbolise anything outside of the binary, as yellow is often seen as something completely it’s own and independent. How would you combat that?
Green is also used in the genderqueer flag, as an inverse of purple to represent the opposite of the binary, or someone who is neither male or female in any form. Are you not taking this meaning away from genderqueer people??

You can’t play the stealing colours card without fully researching the new colours you’re suggesting, because taking the meaning away from nonbinary and genderqueer people isn’t cool.

So either colours are allowed to have multiple meanings, or you’re also stealing colours yourself. Which is it??

TrekFest 2017

Four times you fell for Bones, and the one time he fell for you, pt5: The World-Ender

Word Count: 2272
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Author’s Note: The first two sections are from Bones POV before it shifts back to the reader. 

Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4

The Enterprise received the distress call. Just barely. It had been picked up on a subspace repeating frequency and was dated from weeks ago. It didn’t matter. Jim had immediately changed the course of the ship to intervene in the disaster. Or at the very least, look for survivors. So little was known about Stazlatz Prime. There’d been a single diplomatic undertaking to the planet when it had first come in contact with the federation, but otherwise had kept itself separate from the Federation - choosing to remain neutral because of the proximity to the Romulan neutral zone. Stazlatz leaders felt it would be more beneficial to maintain trade options with both the Federation and the Romulan Empire. And for a small planet with a smaller population and limited resources, they were probably right.

Doctor McCoy busied himself in MedBay, supervising the preparation of supplies and disaster kits. There was little information that had come with the distress call. Just that there had been a natural disaster and help was needed. And because of the location of the planet, the Enterprise was going the need to take a cautious approach, ensuring that it didn’t drop out of warp space into a Romulan rescue effort, and thereby cause a war.

“Bones, we’ve dropped out of warp and will be at Stazlatz Prime in three hours. How are your preparations?” Jim’s voice came through McCoy’s communicator, jolting him from his thoughts.

“We’re just finishing on the nourishment kits. My information shows Stazlatz Prime is quite arid, so I suspect we’ll be seeing a lot of dehydration,” he replied.

“Initial scans of the planet show catastrophic seismic activity,” Jim offered.

“Good to know. We’ll increase available supplies for trauma as well.” He started clicking through protocols on his PADD and making selections.

“I’ll update you as I learn more. Kirk out.”

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Pixel Pride

In order to practice pixel art I’ve been making these cute little gems for each of the LGBT+ flags. These are only the first eight so far, but I thought you all might enjoy them.

Feel free to use them on your blog w/ credit, or you can get them as stickers and stuff from my store. Also, I’d love suggestions on which flags to make next, so don’t be shy 💖



How can a horsie with 2 gay flags in her color theme not be a lesbian? Its impossible!
Feel free to use as long as u credit me!!

First two: butch flags by @discoursezilla
Second: Gilber Baker’s gay flag and traditional rainbow gay flag
Next three: futch flag from @discoursezilla (again)
Last: the lesbian flag!

Ok to tag ask kin/me/id/etc :3!
(ps. theres gonna me more ponies :3 feel free to add suggestions for ponies and flags!)

Rollercoasters?- Sebastian Aho

Originally posted by faulker

Requested: yes 

Request         “Can you write a Sebastian Aho imagine where him, the reader,                            and  some of the canes go to cedar point and ride the huge ride.”

Authors note: I taking down and editing all of the things I have written so far                                because the grammar is tragic.

Warning: None 

Ps: Request are open - love you 

Since the playoff season was over you, Sebastian and some of his teammates were sitting around the house with little to do. The air conditioning was broken, so the house was hot, sticky and moist. You all were sitting on the couch in front of the fan when Sebastian came in with food for you and the guys.

“Did I ever tell you how good of a boyfriend you are?” you said to him.

"I only do this because I love you, and I hear it almost every day,” Sebastian said.

“What about us? We don’t get any love?“ Eddie said.  

Sebastian walked by without answering the question.

“The shade. Is that how you say it Y/N?” Jeff said to you while the rest of the boys bursted into laughter.

You took the bags from Sebastian and went to the kitchen.

”What do you want to do today?” you asked

” How about we go to Six Flags” Teuvo suggested.

“Yeah, they have the new Joker ride. ” Elias said.

“How about Cedar Point,” you said putting the rest of the food out.

Everyone agreed and headed up stairs to get ready to go. Out of the corner of your eye, you didn’t notice that Sebastian was quieter than usual. You went up stairs and brushed it off as him being his shy self.

After a long car ride, you guys finally reached Cedar Point.

“Now who’s ready to ride some rides?” Jeff yelled.

“Let’s start with the Gemini,” Elias said while walking into the entrance of the park.

Soon after entering you started to notice Sebastian getting even more nervous.

“Are you okay?“ you said reaching to hold his hand.

“Yeah I’m fine, just not feeling too well” he replied with a faint smile.

“Well, you can sit down while we go on the ride. If you want me to  I can stay with you” you offered.

“No! You go have fun, I’m just going to take a breather” Sebastian said walking away to take a seat on a near by bench.

You, Lindholm, Lack, Skinner, and Teuvo got on the ride then went to find Sebastian afterward. Throughout the day Sebastian kept watching your stuff instead of riding the rides. As the rest of the boys went to go ride more rides you sat down to talk with Sebastian.

“What’s wrong, you haven’t been on a ride all day.I thought this was supposed to be fun, and it’s not fun without you ” you explained to him.

”I’m going to tell you something that I haven’t told anyone before,” he said taking your hand in his.

"Bash you can tell me anything. I will not laugh at you, I promise” you protested.

“I’m afraid of roller coasters,” he said to you hesitantly.

“That’s it, you’re afraid of roller coasters?” you said to him with a kind smile.

If you had told me that, we could have done something different” you continued.

“I didn’t want to ruin your fun,” he said looking at his feet.

 “You’re not ruining my fun,” you said to him with a reassuring smile.

“Well, while we’re here you might as well conquer that fear by going on the biggest coaster in the park,” you said to him.

“how is that going to conquer my fears?” he asked you with a concerned voice.

“Well, if you go on the biggest ride with me, holding hands it will not be that scary.  You will have someone to hold onto. BOOM! No more fears.“ You said to him with a huge smile.

“ You’re such a dork, ” he said laughing  

‘Yes, plus if you admit that it was not that bad as you thought it would be, then you have to ride the rest of the roller coasters till the end of the day,” you said getting up.

“Deal” he looked at you and stuck out his hand for you to shake it.

As the rest of the guys got off Thunder Canyon you started heading to the biggest ride in the park, the Wicked Twister. You got to the front of the line and reassured Sebastian that everything will be fine. As he got into the cart he was kind of hesitant but got in any way. You turned to him and ask him if he was sure he wanted to do this but he just gave you a nod. After the usual seat check, the ride took off. Throughout the ride, all you heard was a mix of profanities and screaming.

“How was it ?” you asked.

"Not as bad as I thought it would be” he responded taking off his seatbelt.

The rest of the day you two rode every ride in the park till closing.

“How did I get so lucky, to get a girl like you?”  He said grabbing your hand and walking with the rest of the boys to the car.