between two characters or ships

The “heterosexual explanation for this” is that they’re friends. It’s not that difficult. Y'all preach all the time about how platonic affection should be normalized regardless of sex, gender, identity, or orientation, and then as soon as two female characters so much as glance at each other you’re all declaring that they’re in love and getting married next week.

Sinbad sees Serendine/Celendine as an equal

I’m pretty sure I’m not the first to realize this but I really wanted to make a proper post on this, since this is really important. I will put this under a read more since it’s a fairly long analysis w/ some images + includes a theory at the end. 

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A really frustrating thing about reylos?

They’re not star wars fans.

Ok I’m sure some are. But overall? Eh, I don’t think so. 

The thing about reylo shippers is it’s almost comical how little fucks they give about anything else in the sw universe other than reylo. How often do you see a reylo shipper getting excited about an Ahsoka movie, or writing meta about R2D2, or being part of the Lando Calrissian Defense Squad? 

More often than not, when I see a blog from somebody who ships reylo (not necessarily a reylo sideblog!) reylo is pretty much the only sw thing they post about. They don’t care about Luke Skywalker. They don’t care about Finn. (They don’t actually even care about Rey, if we’re being honest). All they care about is their nasty ship and their weird, convoluted theories of how it will become canonical. The only time I really see reylo shippers talking about other parts of the sw universe is when they’re pulling out random elements from the OT, or prequels, or legends verse as “evidence” that “proves” reylo.

It’s so weird how this happened too, because it’s like this huge group of people who claim to be star wars fans, but all you ever see them talk about is one relationship between two characters in a single movie. And I would be willing to bet a lot of money that a large number of reylos didn’t consider themselves sw fans before TFA came out. Which, by itself, is not a problem! There’s nothing wrong with being a new star wars fan! That was a great thing that came from TFA, it revitalized the sw fandom and brought a lot of new, younger people into the fold and kickstarted a lot of people’s love for star wars! That’s awesome! But what isn’t cool is these people who are actively attempting to hijack an entire fandom, and a fandom culture which is FORTY YEARS OLD, and make the entire thing about a crappy ship between two characters who have only appeared in one movie in a vast fictional universe. It’s honestly so disrespectful to people who genuinely LOVE Star Wars and have loved it their entire life, who have swung around lightsabers since childhood and seen Leia as a role model and wanted to fly x-wings and gotten emotional over the droids. THAT’S the sort of thing Star Wars is about. There are so many iconic characters and elements of the Star Wars universe that reylos totally sideline constantly and don’t seem to care about whatsoever. It’s ridiculous that Star Wars has a rich fandom history spanning forty years, and that one group of obnoxious people with nasty kinks go all emo for a ridiculous pairing after seeing one movie and then decide that everything in the sw universe is related to them. 

The Star Wars universe and sw fandom is so much bigger than reylo. Reylo is just a tiny speck of a bad ship in a vast universe of Star Wars content. And yet the discussions on tumblr and the tags for characters and upcoming movies are all overflowing with a ridiculously high amount of reylo content compared to anything else. It’s so annoying and frustrating that anyone in any part of the Star Wars fandom inevitably has to come across a boatload of reylo content on a daily basis. And newsflash: people who ACTUALLY love Star Wars care about more than just a single pairing between two characters who are NEVER going to canonically get together. 

so @reylos, your fake is showing. 

I know I’ve posted about this before, but people asking whether or not they’re “allowed” to ship something is beyond saddening to me.

People genuinely feel like they have to have a good enough reason to like the dynamic between two fictional characters.

To me, if you’re enjoying the works revolving around the ship, than that’s a good enough reason. Fun is a good enough reason.

anonymous asked:

Why does top/bottom preference in fiction bother you? I have a strong preference for one vs the other IRL sexual activity, why wouldn't I in fiction? I've only ever topped twice and didn't care for it at all. Therefore when I read fic, I want to see the person I'm either lusting over as the top, or identifying with as the bottom. It has absolutely nothing to do with "heteronormativity". Complaining about the top/bottom prefs of gay guys comes off very bottom/fem shame-y to me.

I think that the problem is that I don’t lust over the characters I ship lmao.

Anyway, I’m not bothered by people who have a preference (both in fiction and IRL), I’m bothered by people who say, for example, that a sherlock holmes that tops is OOC. I’m bothered by people who think that sexual preferences change the character, make a fic and the ship “bad”. I’ve seen people saying “if x tops I don’t ship this couple” which is absurde to me, because the dynamic between the two character doesn’t change and if you truly like the ship you don’t like it because “omggg this way is hotter XDXDXD” but because you are interested in their relationship.

I mean I have a preference myself, I’m bothered by people who think that what happens in bed changes a character/ship.

edit: i don’t complain about the preference of gay guys, jesus, i complain about people who think that the most feminine partner HAS to be the bottom. 

Because I feel like this needs to be said

Shipping doesn’t always have to mean that you want them to fuck all the time

Shipping can also mean you respect the bromance or friendship between two characters

Shipping also means that you experience the ups and downs to any aspect of character relationships (even friendships)

You can ship their hate for each other

You can ship basically any possibility

Why limit yourself to thinking that they have to do the sex all the time

Because that’s really not how real relationships work

You can be friends first

You can be enemies first

You can hate each others guts

It’s called perspective. Things can happen that changes the way you perceive a person.

Not every ship pair just says, “hey! Wanna fuck?”

And you’re severely misled if you think that’s how it happens

Okay, end PSA ^_^

i find it so incredibly funny that when a character of color and a white character or two female characters who have obvious chemistry between them are shipped by the fans, antis are all “platonic love is just as important as romantic love” but when you say the exact same thing about their heterosexual, white ships all of a sudden platonic love does not exist and can never exist between them

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I’ve just finished marathoning the 2015 jdrama Gakkou no Kaidan starring Suzu Hirose and Ryunosuke Kamiki - a story about Haruna Tsubame, a total doormat, and the boy who teaches her how to fight for herself and for others.

Each year the japanese entertainment industry produces many high school dramas but they are mostly of subpar quality so looking for a good one is like looking for a needle in a haystack. Gakkou no Kaidan is one of those rare needles. It’s not a perfect drama (the changes of some characters’ behaviour feel too abrupt and unrealistic or forgiveness is given too easily,…), but it’s still a very good one, particularly the stories of the two main protagonists. Suzu Hirose and Ryunosuke Kamiki truly shine in their roles and even though the romance in this drama is extremely subtle and it’s based on a developing friendship between Kei and Tsubame, the chemistry between the two actors makes you ship these their characters so hard.

There are also two awesome OST tracks - Uchouten by B'z and Just one girl by Fujiwara Sakura which serves as the insert song:

Fandom Asks: Send Me A Number

1. Character in my fandoms that I think I’m most like.
2. What character archetype am I attracted to?
3. First ever ship and why.
4. How much has your life change ever since you started fangirling/fanboying?
5. Top 3 Favorite TV shows.
6. Top 3 Favorite movies.
7. Top 3 Favorite books.
8. Dream crossover?
9. Character death you still haven’t moved on yet?
10. Craziest fangirl/fanboy moment?
11. Ever cosplayed a character/dream cosplay?
12. Make me choose between two characters.
13. Make me choose between two ships.
14. Favorite fanfiction read/written.
15. Most loathed character. EVER.
16. Favorite villain/s.
17. A show you used to love but eventually hated or vice-versa.
18. A character you used to love but eventually hated or vice-versa.
19. A ship you used to love but eventually hated or vice-versa.
20. Your ultimate OTP?
21. Any fandom related question you can think of. :)

ignore the banner I made in like 2 minutes but I have officially hit one thousand followers!!! I seriously cannot believe this many people follow me and have stayed here with this trash blog. I thought I would give back to you guys a little by doing make me choose edits! 


rules: 

- please be following me

- reblog this post

- send me an ask making me choose between two characters, ships, places, etc.

- be patient with me please! I’m going to do them all as soon as I can, but if I get busy it may take longer!

that’s it and again thank you all so much!

fanwright  asked:

Ship Meme: Sokka/Azula.

ew / nonono / maybe / ship it / aww / otp / MY HEART /“i didnt know this was a thing”

This one of my favorite Sokka ships.

[art credit for @seyaryminamoto, I think these pics speak their relationship perfectly xD]

I love Sokkla because they’re not exactly opposites like most people believe. They’re similiar but in a way that they complete each other.

He’s all comedy and jokes with moments of seriousness, she’s all seriousness but with moments of comedy. I feel like Azula needs someone mellow and Sokka could use someone to get him to take things more seriously. Plus they’re both warriors. Sokka and Azula are both cunning: Azula is the brains of the antagonists and Sokka’s the brains of the protagonists.

There can be very good and interesting dynamics between these two characters, both as ship and relationship. Sokkla is a very good fic material.

anonymous asked:

Why do you think that Touken is canon? A lot of it can be explained by being a close friend and there's nothing to suggest that those intentions are romantic in general.

I never said it was canon. There’s a difference between a ship becoming canon and a ship having romantic feelings. Two characters can develop romantic feelings to each other and not become canon at the end. To me, for what I’ve read in the manga and the perception that I have of Touka and Kaneki, they have feelings for each other, although those feelings aren’t 100% developed (mostly from Kaneki’s part), I do believe that there’s a dynamic between them that Kaneki nor Touka have with any other character. 

I think it’s pretty obvious in the manga that they aren’t just “friends” like Kaneki and Akira or Touka and Nishiki. The parallelisms, the type of relationship they have, the romantic song that Ishida gave them in an illustration?? the huge parallel Touka gave while talking to Amon and comparing Akiramon’s situation with her own feelings for Kaneki? Touka thinking of Kaneki while holding her parents ring? I can mention many, many more stuff, and those scenes aren’t things that friends would usually do… there’s always a deeper meaning behind those scenes, I think it’s pretty obvious, anon, whether you like the ship or not. 

hullo ladies and gentlemen and everything in between or out of these definitions!!!

to celebrate finally being back home again (and the fact that i am now officially multifandom) i have decided to do make me choose edits 💖💖💖

rules

  • mbf the gay cat lady
  • maybe reblog this post to spread the word??
  • send me an ask where you make me choose between two things. this can be anything. characters, ships, tv shows, books, veggies, toes etc etc (pls don’t send me veggies or toes, but you know….)
  • have courage, be kind and spread love