I grew up believing that women had contributed nothing to the world until the 1960′s. So once I became a feminist I started collecting information on women in history, and here’s my collection so far, in no particular order.
Lepa Svetozara Radić (1925–1943) was a partisan executed at the age of 17 for shooting at German soldiers during WW2. As her captors tied the noose around her neck, they offered her a way out of the gallows by revealing her comrades and leaders identities. She responded that she was not a traitor to her people and they would reveal themselves when they avenged her death. She was the youngest winner of the Order of the People’s Hero of Yugoslavia, awarded in 1951
23 year old Phyllis Latour Doyle was British spy who parachuted into occupied Normandy in 1944 on a reconnaissance mission in preparation for D-day. She relayed 135 secret messages before France was finally liberated.
Catherine Leroy, War Photographer starting with the Vietnam war. She was taken a prisoner of war. When released she continued to be a war photographer until her death in 2006.
Lieutenant Pavlichenko was a Russian sniper in WWII, with a total of 309 kills, including 36 enemy snipers. After being wounded, she toured the US to promote friendship between the two countries, and was called ‘fat’ by one of her interviewers, which she found rather amusing.
Johanna Hannie “Jannetje” Schaft was born in Haarlem. She studied in Amsterdam had many Jewish friends. During WWII she aided many people who were hiding from the Germans and began working in resistance movements. She helped to assassinate two nazis. She was later captured and executed. Her last words were “I shoot better than you.”.
Nancy wake was a resistance spy in WWII, and was so hated by the Germans that at one point she was their most wanted person with a price of 5 million francs on her head. During one of her missions, while parachuting into occupied France, her parachute became tangled in a tree. A french agent commented that he wished that all trees would bear such beautiful fruit, to which she replied “Don’t give me any of that French shit!”, and later that evening she killed a German sentry with her bare hands.
After her husband was killed in WWII, Violette Szabo began working for the resistance. In her work, she helped to sabotage a railroad and passed along secret information. She was captured and executed at a concentration camp at age 23.
Grace Hopper was a computer scientist who invented the first ever compiler. Her invention makes every single computer program you use possible.
Mona Louise Parsons was a member of an informal resistance group in the Netherlands during WWII. After her resistance network was infiltrated, she was captured and was the first Canadian woman to be imprisoned by the Nazis. She was originally sentenced to death by firing squad, but the sentence was lowered to hard lard labor in a prison camp. She escaped.
Simone Segouin was a Parisian rebel who killed an unknown number of Germans and captured 25 with the aid of her submachine gun. She was present at the liberation of Paris and was later awarded the ‘croix de guerre’.
Mary Edwards Walker is the only woman to have ever won an American Medal of Honor. She earned it for her work as a surgeon during the Civil War. It was revoked in 1917, but she wore it until hear death two years later. It was restored posthumously.
Italian neuroscientist won a Nobel Prize for her discovery of nerve growth factor. She died aged 103.
A snapshot of the women of color in the woman’s army corps on Staten Island
This is an ongoing project of mine, and I’ll update this as much as I can (It’s not all WWII stuff, I’ve got separate folders for separate achievements).
File this under: The History I Wish I’d Been Taught As A Little Girl
What MRA’s think will happen at the Women-Only Wonder Woman Screenings
We at the Alamo Drafthouse would like to officially apologize for our role in the end of mankind as we knew it, and the ascendant Gynocracy that followed. We didn’t know our women-only screening of Wonder Woman would result in the overthrow of all world governments and the total subjugation of men, but in hindsight we probably should have seen it coming.
The first time Jyn had been orphaned was on a farm on a shoreline of the planet
Lah'mu. She had seen her mother shot by a death squad and watched her father surrender to the man responsible. Abandon her to a soldier he barely knew. The second time had been in the deserts of Jedha when she had seen the man who raised her, the man who had taught her everything, who she hated more than almost anyone buried beneath a mountain after being nothing but kind. Or as kind as he knew how to be.
What changes happened during ep 28? I binged read the manga so ..
I would be so grateful if you tell which chapter is the episode 28?
@lumicuous said: I fully agree and I hope so much they’ll animate it the way it is in the manga! Though, I have a question… what changes in Episode 28 do you mean?
I’m putting all of these together again since they are about the same thing ^^.
Like I said in my other post, I didn’t like those changes. The one who got it worse was Mikasa, but the changes weren’t really good for Eren and Levi either, in my opinion.
But well, to make some sense of what I’m saying I need to explain myself a bit more, so let’s start from the beginning!
The scene I’m talking about is from Chapter 37 of the manga, and was animated on episode 28 with some changes.
During this scene, Levi talks to Eren, Armin, and Mikasa and gives them instructions about what to do next, since they’re going to go separate ways. This scene occurs during the cart ride.
Levi first tells Eren he has to succeed no matter what. And just after that he addresses Armin and Mikasa. We got the first part in the anime quite well, so I can’t complain about that.
But in the anime, they moved the other part of the conversation to a scene later on. Levi then talks to Armin in a similar way as in the manga, but when he talks to Mikasa, is when the issues start. This is what originally Levi said to Mikasa:
This dialogue did happen in the anime scene more or less accurately. But in the manga, he continued and told her this:
This part was changed in the anime, and Levi told this to Eren instead.
“And finally… Eren. Learn how to restrain yourself. Don’t succumb to rage and lose sight of the goal. We can’t afford another mistake”.
This… changes a lot of things.
The reason Levi said this to Mikasa in the first place is because how she acted in the encounter with the female titan in the forest. She tried to attack her even if Levi told her not to. For Levi, saving Eren was the priority. He let this very clear to Mikasa during that time, and he is doing it again now. Because of Mikasa’s actions, Levi got injured. What Levi meant with these words was that her attachment to Eren is precisely what can backfire for her and put him at risk. She has to make protecting Eren her priority no matter what, and for that she has to keep a clear head and avoid getting carried out by her rage.
Mikasa is not going to forget about this conversation, and this exchange is going to be very important to her development. Many people did not like this change, and have explained the reasons extensively since then, so I won’t go much into it, since I’m trying to focus on Eren and Levi here.
Because for me, this scene in the manga was also very important for Eren and Levi’s relationship because it showed how Levi always put Eren first, and how he made sure to let clear his safety was the most important thing, just before they separated. He wanted to make sure Eren was protected properly now that he couldn’t do it himself. It doesn’t matter if you see Levi’s intentions as caused by duty, or by personal feelings; it’s a fact that he puts Eren’s safety as the most important thing.
Also, the way Levi’s face changes in the anime when talking to Eren compared with Armin and Mikasa didn’t help either. He speaks to them very calmly, but when it’s time to talk to Eren, suddenly his face gets… (I’m not going to discuss the animation because, lol) I don’t know what’s that, but he’s not happy! Here’s a comparison:
Of course to anyone who enjoys Eren and Levi’s relationship, these changes will be already a sad thing on itself. But what it personally bothered me by this change, (and the whole reason of this post lol) was the fandom reaction, especially by people who haven’t read the manga and get their vision of Eren and Levi’s relationship from the anime only.
And the reason is simple: Why would Levi say this to Eren? The conclussion many people reached was that this was caused by Eren’s decision in the forest, and the death of Levi’s squad.
I completely disagree with this.
Levi gave Eren the choice to do what he thought was best. He has repeated again and again how no one can know the outcome of that choice. Levi would never blame Eren for the death of his squad this way, he would not refer to it as a mistake, or something that happened because of Eren’s rage. I repeat,
Levi would never blame Eren for the death of his squad!
Even more when this has been already discussed between them. Remember this scene from Chapter 32?
So why then, the anime makes Levi talk to Eren like that? The most likely reason and the theory I agree with the most, is that this is because the anime also changed the final battle with the female titan in Stohess, and made Eren lose control, go into berserker mode, etc. So then, it makes sense for Levi to say this to Eren in the anime. In the context on the anime alone, this change is justified, even if this never happened in the manga.
So in my opinion, if I’m going to judge the changes just by that, they really aren’t a big deal in regards of Eren and Levi.
I understand that the anime has to make changes from the manga to be able to adapt it, and it’s not going to be an exact copy of it. But, like I said before, the way some part of the fandom reacted to this is what upset me and why I wished they had never made this change.
There are people who think Levi hates Eren because of the death of his squad. Who think of Eren as just a bundle of rage who can’t control himself, it’s always yelling/crying, etc. The anime exagerates this a lot in many occasions. Levi telling him this, with that expression, did not help at all on that regard. I saw comments saying how Eren “is always messing everything up” and “it’s obvious Levi is fed up with him”. And usually those comments are followed by some remark like “how can people still ship ereri omg”.
So yeah… this is why this change is annoying to me, haha.
In the original scene, when everyone is asking Eren if he’s going to be able to seal the hole, Levi realizes he is uncomfortable, pressured, and he speaks to reassure him, he gives him encouragement and motivation, and he does this calmly, without getting angry at him. He never blames him for any mistakes or talks about his rage. That’s how Levi and Eren’s relationship actually is for me, and I hope more people saw it that way, too.
When a quick Draw your Squad (courtesy of @scribbled-death) becomes a lesson in how I am terrible at drawing cars. Had to draw my favorite Lady Squad! I’ll leave it up to everyone’s imagination as to why Erin is taped to the top of the Ecto-1. X)
If you headcanon boyf riends as taking ages to get together, then why is that? What was holding them back?
slow burns kill me and i’ve always figured that jeremy takes some time to get over christine? he had some serious feelings for her and even though he respects the lack of romance between them and doesn’t really feel the same with her anymore (he does love her, but now as just a friend), it still takes him a while to come to terms with it all, and that’s added with the fact that he’s super ridiculously into his best friend
and sure it’s something he’s always been aware of to a degree but now the dynamic’s shifted between them. there’s time taken to rebuild trust and be more honest with one another after the squip events
it’s chockful of mutual pining as they slowly discover where they stand with one another and they sort of beat around the bush for a while because it’s all very new but eventually the wait pays off
give me jeremy being struck by a moment of complete awe at how michael looks when he laughs at his own stupid joke and michael’s heartstrings being tugged when jeremy’s eyes light up as he rambles excitedly about play rehearsal and how he thinks he’s getting better at his lines and have them have subtle flirtatious moments and overall complete comfort in one another’s presence before a move is finally made or give me Death
(the squip squad takes bets on how long it takes for them to get together. christine’s the most responsible of them all so you’d think she’d be horrified but it turns out she’s the one who started it in the first place and she rakes in the most cash)
“But what if He Who Must Not Be Named finds out about us?”
“Voldemort is not going to find out.”
“You don’t know him Harry, he has spies everywhere.”
“Draco, he’s not going to find out. Even if he does, it won’t matter, I’m not going to let him hurt you.”
“It’s not me I’m worried about.”
“My thanks to you, Lucius, for bringing this… disgusting union to my attention.” Voldemort boomed, the Death Eaters around him hissing, laughing, and catcalling at the teen being held down on his knees at Voldemort’s feet. Next to Voldemort, being held in place by a death grip on the back of his throat, was a deathly pale blonde teen.
“Now, how shall we punish our dear young Malfoy?” Voldemort said, looking around at his Death Eaters as they called out horrible ideas and requests. But the look in the man’s eyes said he already had a sickening idea.
“Ah, perfect. Draco,” Voldemort turned to look at the teen next to him, while Draco continued to stare blankly at Harry. Harry’s head snapped up to lock eyes with Draco. “Draco, I want you to torture Mister Potter here. Seems a fitting punishment, don’t you think?”
Voldemort’s eyes flashed at Draco’s immediate response, but his lips curled into a sickening grin as he pointed his wand at Draco, “Crucio.”
Draco’s blood curdling scream tore through Harry as the blond fell to the ground and curled into himself, writhing in pain as he screamed until Voldemort lifted the curse. “Torture him.”
Draco lifted his head, his eyes soaked in painful tears. He looked at Harry, who had tear tracks running down his face as well, Harry silently mouthed, It’s okay. Lucius, the one holding Harry down in his kneeling position, had turned his head away.
“I wasn’t asking, Draco.” Voldemort responded softly, too calmly, pointing his wand once again at Draco. “Imperio.”
Draco’s body went rigid at first, as he tried to fight off Voldemort’s control. It was only a few moments, and then Draco’s body relaxed, his eyes glazed over, and he stood. Voldemort looked positively gleeful as he handed the boy his wand, and Draco slowly pointed it at Harry.
“I love you Draco.” Harry said softly, looking up at his boyfriend.
Harry’s head fell back as his spine arched and he screamed, eyes welling up with more tears. Tears for his pain, and tears for Draco. Lucius stepped away and let the boy fall to the ground. The spell only lasted for a moment, and Harry slowly got to his feet.
“Ah, it seems even my hate of you being channeled through Draco isn’t enough to make the spell have that much of an effect through the wand that your lover holds,” Voldemort laughed coldly, “At least as you die, you’ll know that he loved you. Now what was that spell that Severus told me about… Ah yes.”
“Sectumsempra!” Draco called out, and Harry was thrown off his feet, deep gashes opening up all over his torso and his blood spilling out onto the floor. Draco’s face remained completely passive, but tears began to form in the corner of his eyes.
“Much better Draco! Again.”
I love you Draco.
“Sectumsempra!” Draco’s voice shook as he called out the spell again, and Harry screamed out again and again, more deep gashes forming on his body as he rapidly lost blood. Draco’s tears spilled over down his cheeks, but Voldemort’s spell kept him in place.
Voldemort is not going to find out.
Harry’s voice broke as he screamed again, all the cuts all over his body making the Crucio spell feel ten times worse, even if it wasn’t as powerful.
I’m not going to let him hurt you.
It’s not me I’m worried about.
Harry’s screams were reduced to silent sobbing as his body rapidly paled, losing blood faster with every Crucio that Draco was forced to cast. Draco’s arm shook and he was openly crying now, tears streaming down his blank face.
“Just one more spell, Draco.” Voldemort said gleefully, his voice the only thing Harry or Draco could hear through the roar of physical and emotional pain.
“NO!!” Draco roared, finally breaking Voldemort’s hold and whipping around, punching Voldemort square in the jaw and catching him off guard before pointing his wand at the man, pure rage coursing through his veins, “Crucio! Crucio! Crucio! CRUCIO!!”
Voldemort hissed in rage and pain, Death Eater’s flying out in black smoke left and right, none of them wanting to get caught in the crossfire as Draco cast Cruciatus after Cruciatus after Cruciatus, some of them hitting Voldemort and others exploding the walls around him. Some Death Eater’s tried to stop him, but Draco’s rage exploded in accidental magic that created a shield around him, and they too disappeared.
Draco finally stopped casting his spells and while Voldemort was stunned, he all but flew to Harry’s side, and had barely held the limp and bleeding boy to him before he apparated away.
They both landed with a thud just outside the wards of Hogwarts, Harry coughed up blood before falling still and Draco lifted his wand, desperately trying to think of every happy memory with Harry that he had.
The day that they admitted to themselves that they loved each other. Then the day that they admitted it to each other. The lazy broomstick rides around the castle that they promised each other wouldn’t be a race, but always wound up becoming so. The first day that Harry told his friends about Draco and tightly held his hand as Weasley exploded. Their first Christmas together. Draco’s official Weasley sweater.
Draco cried out and a bright white eagle burst from his wand and flew toward the castle. His hoarse cry rang throughout the castle as Draco fell to his knees at Harry’s side. Harry had not moved since they landed there.
He was so pale. He’d lost so much blood.
Draco collected Harry against his body and continued to scream in rage and sorrow that were tearing their way throughout his body. Harry still wouldn’t move.
“Harry! Harry! Wake up Harry!”
“Draco…” Harry whispered, through his eyes didn’t open, “It’s okay.”
Draco’s sobs turned into a historical laugh as he pulled Harry closer. He could feel Harry’s body growing colder against him and he could feel Harry’s labored breathing against his chest.
“You’re going to make it, right Harry?” Draco said, his voice growing higher in his hysteria, “You’re always okay in the end. You’re the Boy Who Lived.”
“Draco…” Harry’s voice was growing fainter, “Just… Just hold me… Okay…?”
“No no nononono,” Draco held Harry tighter to him, feeling Harry’s breaths growing fainter and fainter, and the labored heartbeat slowly fading away as he sobbed and screamed himself hoarse.
The last thing Draco saw before he passed out from shock and stress with a cold bleeding Harry in his arms, was a cat with glasses shaped markings around it’s eyes streaking towards him.
A/N: Hey guys! I know it’s been awhile since I posted anything, school and work has been crazy! So, anyways, here is some supper angsty Drarry to brighten your day!
Any questions or complaints can be left with @otpdisaster, as I got the prompts that inspired this story from their blog. :D
Last night, i watched Snk anime again and crying a river because of Levi squad deaths. So i want to make a tribute for them (with some ereri hints). As usual, it’s fake. The drawings belong to Hajime-sensei, i just edit it… :)
Did a draw the squad of @markiplier and @therealjacksepticeye . The original base was made by @scribbled-death . Thanks for the fun base dude, this was an absolute blast to draw! (And I’m h*cking proud of that flame coloring I did, boy howdy)
Hey, just found this blog and its friken fantastic I love it sm. Do you think you could do some Junkrat, Genji, Reaper and Mccree (if its not too much to ask) with an s/o who is really scared of storms and loud noises? I think it would be soooo cutteeee♡ keep up the good work :)
Thank you! And I’m actually really excited for this one. It isn’t specified but I hope you don’t mind that it will be headcanons
Is all about loud noises
Explosions are what most of his life has been about
So the first time that he shows you a detonation demonstration, you end up covering your ears and closing your eyes in hopes of blocking it out. The noise only gets louder and freaked out, you run away
Junkrat is a little offended at first, as the demonstration had been just for you, but Roadhog tells him why you left
Instantly feels guilty, because as your boyfriend he feels like he should have already known
Finds you hiding a couple blocks away, sitting on the corner of the road looking rather miserable and disappointed with yourself
Hobbling over, Junkrat crouched and gave you a little bouquet of daisies he’d pinked while trying to find you
“I’m sorry, Darl,” Junkrat said glumly. “I didn’t know loud noises woulda spooked ya, mate, or I woulda been on me best behavior, I promise.”
You couldn’t help the little laugh as you looked down at the daisies he had picked you, feeling a tad embarrassed. “No, I’m sorry. I should have told you. You just…you worked so hard on it and I thought maybe i could handle it this time…”
Junkrat shook his head and pulled you in, pressing his forehead to yours. “You don ‘ave ta ‘andle anythin’ to be with me, darl’. If they scare ya, then I’ll be more careful, i promise,” Junkrat said, wanting to make you feel better
It was really sweet to you, considering his profession, and the two of you ended up walking back in back.
Ever since Jamie really has been careful around you, not letting bombs go off and whenever you get spooked by loud noises, he’s holding you in an instant and cursing the heck out of whatever scared you in a long, unintelligible Australian string of curses
Each time does, its funny enough to make you wonder why you were scared in the first place
The opposite of you, he loves storms
When you hear that you decide not to tell him that you actually have a fear of loud noises and storms
It hasn’t mattered before because Genji is such a quiet person
One night though Genji is just getting back from a mission
There has been a bad storm going on for a hour or so now, lightning crackling across the sky repeatedly
Genji had walked into the house to find the power out and called for you
When there was no answer, he searched the house for you till he found you hiding in bed, wrapped in layers of blankets. You didn’t notice him come in, your hands over your ears as another round of thunder sounded and lightning lit the sky.
“Y/N?” he asked gently. You felt yourself lifted into his arms but you couldn’t seem to move, staying as you were. Finding your face, he realized you were crying a bit
“Your scared of storms, aren’t you,” Genji said gently, feeling terrible. How had he not known? If he had realized, he would have taken you with him as there had been a storm weather report for this storm for a few days now
Sniffling, you pressed closer and closed your eyes tightly. “I-I-I’m s-sorry,” you sniffled. “I…I d-didn’t w-w-want you t-to know… ”
Shaking his head, Genji held you and turned on your phone, turning your playlist of music on to its highest settings. It didn’t fully drown out the thunder but for the most part, it filled the room and soothed you
“That might a bit better. Next time there is a storm, we will go elsewhere, okay? It is better I know, because your happiness is what is most important to me,” Genji said gently.
From then on, you two either went over to Nepal when there were storms at your home in japan, or Genji would distract you with music and dancing and games, never leaving you alone with your fears again
Found out all by himself during a Talon trainee practice that you didn’t like loud noises
This was before you two started dating.
You’d thought you were doing good, taking the noise in good stride but whenever guns went off, you’d cringe or tremble or flinch
So when you guys later started dating he kept that information to himself, and you decided not to tell him because you didn’t want to seem weak
Reaper had actually cheated a bit, and because of knowing your fear he managed to work you either into the information center or go on recon patrols (the safest he thought there would be)
One time though Reaper got a call from the head of a squad who you’d gone with on recon with that you were missing
Other then the part that that practically promised the squads death, he went to find you in the area
It was growing stormy and Reaper felt a bit more worried as thunder cracked across the sky
The noise was loud and he knew you’d be frightened, so he yelled for you, looking for you in his wraith form
He found you half conscious on the ground near a tree
It looked like you had panicked and ran but fallen
There was a bullet whole in your leg
Picking you up, Reaper decided the chances of you leaving base now were unlikely
Trembling, another stroke of thunder sounded and you whimpered softly
Reaper carefully wrapped you in his cloak, and even in your half conscious state you snuggled into it, the warmth and scent and feel of him bringing you a sense of peace
“I have you, y/n,” is all Reaper said, and his hold protective, and he took you home to the base
He didn’t leave your side till he was positive you’d be fine
The squad didn’t survive
Already knows that you have a fear of storms and loud noises
Due to this he makes sure that you don’t go on missions
Instead you work with Athena and work on everyone’s comms to give them information during the missions
You don’t try to hide your fear from McCree
Whenever a noise scares you, you press to him and hide your head under serape
He’ll just wrap his arm around you and stroke your hair
During storms, Jesse will make a nest in the bathroom and the two of you will snuggle in there. Honestly, storms make him uneasy too and that’s why you two do this.
Its something he used to do as a kid when the storms scared him
When the two of you are snuggled in the tub, Jesse will distract you by telling you some of his old stories or asking you some of yours
Even when you tremble, he’ll just rub your shoulders and start to ramble till you find something funny in what he’s saying
Out of everyone, he is the most comforting
One time he didn’t make it in time before a storm started
You were laying in the bathtub alone
McCree felt terrible as he walked in quickly, seeing you sniffling as you looked up at him, curled up there alone
“I’m sorry, Darlin’,” he said gently. “I got back as soon as i could.”
Drapping his serape over you, he crawled in and spooned you in the nest of blankets.
To distract yourself and to help rid him of your guilt, you started telling him something dumb that had happened that morning and his warm laugh made you smile with happiness.