a character reveal

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New original character reveal for real-world Stardust Crusaders-themed Real Escape game:

Stand Master:  Deja Maker ( ディジャ ・ メイカー )
Stand Name: House of Holy ( ハウス・オブ・ホーリー)

In true Jojo fashion, both name are riffs off Zeppelin (D’yer Mak’er and Houses of the Holy).  He’s voiced by Hiroki Yasumoto and apparently his stand turns the event venues into labyrinths.  Info at realdgame.jp/jojo3.

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It’s kinda crazy that the first character to reveal that their planned wish is completely unselfish is Vegeta. But I really like it, shows just how different a guy he is now, even if he tries to hide how much he cares with “I ONLY DID IT BECAUSE THIS OTHER GUY ANNOYED ME” or “I ONLY DID IT BECAUSE I DON’T LIKE SEEING SAYIANS LOSING” and such.

If you’re gonna put diversity in your book’s lore, it should never be an afterthought with no explicit mention in the book. It might as well not be there in the first place if you do. This is especially a horrible idea if the character you’re revealing to be gay has been killed off before you revealed it.

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Now let’s go to sleep, I have a feeling I’ll be late for school tomorrow…

(spoiler alert, she couldn’t even sleep, she squealed in her bed until her alarm went off… and so did he) 

it took me…. so long…… to finish this….. it wasn’t supposed to get this long, holy shit……….

ANYWAY, ANON WHO REQUESTED A REVEAL, I hope you like this… I know this isn’t exactly what you asked for but it’s what i could do. also please pretend you can’t notice i had no idea what i was doing 

EDIT: the text is a bit hard to read, so I wrote it down under the cut: 

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sixofcrowsnw challenge: take two ≡ best moment of your otp

kanej + religion

the new information about Joseph’s ‘cult ending’ makes this game absolutely disgusting.

this game was praised for positivity and diversity for gay people [which was already on thin ice, because many gay men were concerned about the characters in the game being fetishized] 

but the good, saintly Christian dad, who happened to date the player character of the same sex, was revealed as, surprise! a demonic entity.

we already have so much comparison in media of gay people to demons, blasphemes, and sinners. that’s mostly what the lgbt community is seen as. 

not only is it a matter of stereotyping one character, it ruins the player’s enjoyment of any of the other characters, because it’s revealed that Joseph uses his powers to keep those dads single and feast off of their sexual energy, either by having their marriage/relationship fail, or by killing his partner. and then they move to the game’s central town. once the player achieves this ending, they’ll know that none of their replays matter, because Joseph will find a way to keep them single.

the Game Grumps were already known as racist, homophobic, transphobic and otherwise prejudiced people who cared little about fixing their mistakes.

if you still want this game, pirate it. they don’t deserve your money, and they shouldn’t have it. they’re disgustingly wealthy people who constantly brag about their earnings [and no, their charity streams and donations don’t make up for it.]

for any gay people reading this, who feel insecure and shameful about your sexuality battling with your religion, avoid this game.

I shouldn’t be surprised when trials come. The Bible says to expect them. They train me and refine me. They do deep work in my soul. They reveal my character.
—  The Scars That Have Shaped Me
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There Are Now 2 LGBT Characters On Disney

In case you missed it, last friday, June 23rd, was a huge night for LGBT representation. Two shows currently airing on Disney Channel, one in the UK and one in the US, featured scenes with characters revealed as LGBT. Josh played by Joshua Sinclair-Evans on The Lodge and Cyrus Goodman played by Joshua Rush on Andi Mack.  Spoilers for the shows and my thoughts below.

On The Lodge Josh is talking to a friend and when the conversation turns to girls, well one girl in particular, Josh casually states that she’s not his type and then clarifies later that he’s not interested in any girls because “girls aren’t really my type.”  It was refreshing to see him come out in such a casual way.  I must admit I’ve never seen The Lodge before so I don’t know too much about his character or the show but I’m certainly going to be checking it out.

On Andi Mack we’ve seen Cyrus interacting with his friend Jonah for a whole season and it seemed obvious that he’s had a crush on him. We also knew from an article in the New York Times that there would be a story line involving a boy coming to terms with his sexuality. Unlike The Lodge, Cyrus hasn’t said out loud who he is interested in yet but with a very simple action our suspicions were confirmed.  In the finale, while Jonah was talking with Amber about Andi she said “if she turns to look back at you it means that she likes you and not just as a friend.” Jonah leaves before he sees that Andi looks back and then a few seconds later so does Cyrus. Cyrus likes Jonah!  (There’s even a video of the cast watching this scene together and cheering ecstatically when Cyrus looks back.)  This was a very intentional moment and I appreciate how they executed this scene.  Andi looks back and that clearly implies that she likes Jonah it makes sense she’s the lead of the show, she’s said many times that she likes him, the viewer easily accepts that she looked back because she likes him.  Then we see Cyrus do the exact same thing are we supposed to come to a different conclusion because he’s a boy and looked back.  Absolutely not. The show has already been renewed so this story line will continue and develop next season.

I’m really happy to see Disney taking these steps to bring representation to their network. Everyone who watches Disney needs role models and characters they can relate to and that’s been lacking for a long time!  If you aren’t watching already I’d recommend you check them out and spread the word so these shows can stay on the air!

there’s a difference between hunk and lance and the way they miss their families from what we’ve seen. lance feels sadness, like one that catches him off guard when it hits him, because he’s busy distracting himself with what he has to do or their adventures. doesn’t really let himself think about his homesickness or insecurities unless something reminds him of it.

with hunk, i think it’s the opposite. when he said he missed his family, he says it so matter of factly without a second thought and it makes me think that he’s thought about his family and everything he’s left behind since they first left. but hunk has thought it through, has kinda accepted that theyre there for however long they need to be until the fight against the galra. it bothers him, yeah, but not to the extent that lance does and its all about how he copes.

hunk was the first one to say that team voltron was like his brothers. the first one to consider team voltron his new found family. he’s able to deal with being in space because voltron is his family now. team voltron is the reason he’s able to deal with being in space with a smile on his face because he loves them. he can go anywhere with this group of people, and he happened to stumble in with this little group, but he’s probably never felt stronger than he has than being with them.

real talk though

i think the thing with harry potter - why it’s so loved, why it’s so derided, all by people who grew up reading the books - is just that. a lot of the people on sites like this who are reading it and critiquing it and analysing it are people who were kids reading these books, and grew up reading them. (mostly because we’re a large age demographic on these sorts of social media) i know i was four or five when i read them for the first time; i think they might have been the first novels i read independently like that. and i loved them! of course i did, i was four or five, and already an up-and-coming urban fantasy fan. they were full of magic, and kids who were sort of like me, and i loved them.

of course, i’m not four or five now. and neither are any of the people who grew up with the books when they were released. we’re all in our late teens and twenties, and when we look back, we’re looking back with an adult’s critical eye.

because when you’re nine years old, as i was when half-blood prince came out, or eleven, as i was when deathly hallows was released, the idea of harry going into the cave with dumbledore, or snape’s past with lily, don’t seem all that bad. after all, harry’s sixteen, and that’s way old - and snape’s past totally absolves him of any wrongdoing, right? it’s so romantic

and then we got older, and we read that series we’d loved when we’re kids, but we’re older and more critical. we look at it as adults, and see where it’s lacking. how there’s maybe five people of colour in harry’s year, how the only lgbt+ character was revealed to be so outside the books and it was never mentioned inside them, how messed up it is that harry did all this stuff and lived through so much when he was just a kid. even silly stuff - holes in the worldbuilding, little details that make no sense when you look at them twice.

now i’m twenty one and wondering why dumbledore couldn’t have put more adult wizards on harry’s case to help and protect him; why jk rowling imagines a world that seems to be white and straight and cis in its makeup. because i’m older, i understand these things a little more. and i can critique them, because why not? all media is flawed, in some way or other. 

but at the same time, i’m still that four or five year old reading these books for the first time and imagining myself with harry, ron, and hermione. having magical adventures in a land far more interesting than mine.

and i think that’s what i, personally, got from harry potter. it inspired me to write my own stories, the kind of stories i want to see. and on its flaws and failings, i want to build my own worlds, building on the things that annoyed me about the worldbuilding to make my own thing.

and it’s gonna be flawed, too. in different ways. but if i can make one person feel the way i felt, sitting up past my bedtime devouring philosopher’s stone like a starving person at a banquet, it’ll all be worth it.