beth strong

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Can we just take a moment to appreciate how diverse all the female body types are?

Up until recently it seemed like there was just a stock body shape for shows, and now I’m seeing so many different ones and it makes me happy. It’s just really lovely.

Adventure Time and Bravest Warriors both created by pen ward. Natasha Allegri is the creator of bee and puppycat, Rebecca Sugar is the creator of Steven Universe. Both have worked on Adventure Time as well.

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list of favorites [27/50 female characters]: Beth Greene

“I want you to stop acting like you don’t give a crap about anything, like nothing we went through matters, like none of the people we lost meant anything to you. It’s bullshit! That’s what I know. I know you look at me and you just see another dead girl. I’m not Michonne. I’m not Carol. I’m not Maggie.  I’ve survived and you don’t get it cause I’m not like you or them, but I made it! And you don’t get to treat me like crap just because you’re afraid.”

After a weekend full o’ rain… today there is a beautifully blue and sunny sky with lovely clouds, so it was the perfect time to photograph this badass angel ~ Beth Greene.

☁️👼🏼🏹☁️☀️

(Btw… no Photoshopping or filter was used on this photo!)

anonymous asked:

Do you have any tips for coping with how all my favourite famous lesbians keep talking about gender stuff? First it was Cameron Esposito and Rhea Butcher, now Tegan and Sara. I've struggled so much to be okay to be in my skin as a woman and a lesbian, I can't handle people whose work got me through some awful things telling me that everything is fluid and instead of women and girlfriend I should just say folks and "babefriend"...

Ooooooooooooooooof. I feel this so hard. Its rough to see the people you look up to as successful lesbians trying to escape from being like you in some way. Related… I know for me it took me a long time to really know in my bones that I could grow old without having to change and fix myself, that lesbians can be lesbians forever, so it fucks with me in a really particular way when older lesbians who I think have “made it”… well, you get the idea. I think the thing that helps me the most is staying as connected as I possibly can to my lesbian friends, especially the older dykes. If you don’t know any old lesbians you should do anything you can to seek them out and connect and hear their stories. And in the meantime, maybe try looking into comedians + artists who are really grounded in lesbian culture. Off the top of my head, try Julie Goldman, a butch dyke comic. Try listening to Gossip - the singer, Beth Ditto is strong in her lesbianism, and I think there is a big overlap in fans from both groups so you might like them. One thing that’s great about lesbian culture is that its extremely CREATIVE, we’re constantly building culture and making art, so there are always a lot of lesbians to find the works of. In the meantime, stay grounded - you know what you are, you know the meaning of your experiences. 

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THEY ARE ALL OKAY, and all those things could exist in THE SAME WOMAN. Women shouldn’t be valued because we are strong, or kick-ass, but because we are people. So don’t focus on writing characters who are strong. Write characters who are people. —madlori

The women of The Tribe.
Original gifs by tribaltrudy, edited by moneymud.

magentaperrie  asked:

First of all, same name! Lol. I have been following your page for countless months and I was obviously skeptical at first, but I say there’s no way beth isn’t coming back now. Do you ever have any doubts? Like they may be doing all those small things to mess with us and she’s not coming back? No one in my family believes that she’s coming back except for my sister, who believes as much as I do. Also, totally agree with Daryl falling to his knees in tears at the sight of her. I’m so ready!

Originally posted by mychoiceistaylor13

Hi there! Thank you for all of your continued support, I’m so glad to see that my blog is helping. :)

Personally, I don’t have doubts. There’s just too much evidence from various angles on and offscreen. It’s the size of a mountain range, and the Beth connections haven’t stopped. They’ve only grown stronger, more direct, and more frequent rather than slowed down. Your concern is one many TDers have had in the past and still do, but I have been around for a long time. AMC would never troll Beth fans. EVER. Not in the way you’re referring to. AMC would not be pouring valuable time, money, and resources into keeping Beth’s story alive on and offscreen just to get us to watch. For one thing, this isn’t high school and TPTB aren’t that juvenile. They are trying to tell a powerful story about hope, trauma, and family. They also do not need to remind us of Beth and how strong she is because we don’t need to be convinced. We aren’t their target audience. They want to keep Beth alive, in the back of the minds, of general viewers. From a business perspective, Beth fans are a drop in the bucket. Here is a quote from a post @bethgreenewarriorprincess wrote towards the end of the midseason seven hiatus:

We know the petition to bring back Beth was 65,771 (x). Thanks to the mad math skills of @allatariel we know the average viewership over all the seasons is estimated at 10.7 million viewers. […] That’s an estimated 0.6% of total fans.” (X).

Let that sink in: We comprise less than one percent of viewership. Mathematically and financially we are a blip on the radar, especially in AMC’s eyes. The network is notoriously cheap: for example, they considered cutting Breaking Bad’s last season in half in order to help cover expenses for Mad Men (X). AMC had also TWD’s budget as this was back during production for season 2, which eventually lead to Frank Darabont’s departure. By spending all of this money on Beth, such as all of the missing filming spanning seasons 5 to 7 and social media campaigns, the network is taking money away from other projects.  They’re even diverting attention from other TWD actors and characters. Emily also goes out of her way to promote the show and her “former” role on it, and her music releases align with the show’s schedule. 

Furthermore, the Beth promotion started before Beth was even perceived as nothing more than a redshirt. Right after season 3 ended, CollegeHumor did a TWD-related video that required AMC’s permission, and the video included Beth as a main character, fighting walkers alongside Rick and Daryl, dressed like her future incarnation in 4x10 and 4x11 (X). This would have been at the time the writers were working on scripts and finalizing film schedules for the upcoming summer. (Scripts are started in February: X. The video came out at the beginning of April, which fits as most short videos are shot about a month before they’re aired.)

I’m going to quote one of my favorite movies, Paul. (It’s about two classic nerds who help an alien named Paul escape from the government and reach his people’s ship.) I feel it’s appropriate to the Beth situation:

“Clive: He looks too obvious.
Paul: There’s a reason for that, Clive! Over the last 60 years, the human race has been drip fed images of my face, on lunch boxes, and t-shirts and shit.
In case our species do meet, you don’t have a fuckin’ spaz attack!

Essentially, the general audience has been drip fed reminders of Beth so they don’t have a spaz attack once she returns in full. If you would like to read more on all of this business stuff, please check out my related tag: X.