god why are people so ignorant

tfw you see another analysis sounding like a broken record which takes s4 at its face value and tries to feed things like “Irene used the term gay loosely” , “ some people are dismissing because they’ve been blinded by their own illusions” or “he had admitted that he also succumbs to his impulses with Irene Adler”. 

I am furious again okay. Because that’s denying the basic reading of Sherlock AGAIN !

Why the fuck assign that analysis with the ship tag if you are denying this basic thing? If you are saying he is not gay, then please don’t attach the ship tags. It’s like writing adl0ck brotp headcanons with the proper spelling of the ship.

Tumblr will never cease to amaze me...

So we get Fantastic Beasts. A movie that, I believe, explores the horrible damage abuse does, the importance of preserving wildlife and respecting animals, the damage that segregation of any kind does, a great look into the intolerance of mental health problems, contains an allegory for police brutality, not to mention the idea of government corruption… and what does tumblr do?

It complains. As always.

1) why have they cast and “abuser”
2) god this movie is so white
3) why does there have to be a romance between Newt and Tina, he’s my precious, gay, autistic baby
4) JKR doesn’t mention slavery in this, it’s so white focused
5) OMG they killed Credence that’s so ableist.

It’s almost as if. Nothing. Pleases. You. People.

1) the abuse cases were dropped and there was also accustoms aimed at Heard but you’ll ignore those, I’m sure.
2) the head of MACUSA is a black woman, which I thought was awesome.
3) They are married in canon. That’s why she’s even in the movies. Newt isn’t any of the things you headcanon him to be. He avoids eye contact because he spends all his time around animals which, news flash, hate eye contact.
4) It’s. a. Movie. About. Magic. And. Fluffy. Animals.
5) He’s signed on to the next 4 films and has been quoted as one of the main characters going forward. If you actually researched or paid attention to the film you’d have noticed a bit of the obscurus float away at the end.

God damn it people. Just be happy with something for once.

Shit People Say to Service Dog Handlers
  • Man getting on the elevator with me: “Is he… is it safe? I mean, he’s in a muzzle!” (it was his gentle leader)
  • Other man in the elevator: “Man, I’ve always wanted to get a service dog who was also an attack dog!” And after I mention that’s illegal: “What? Why?”
  • Lady in line for the bus: “Oh my god, he’s beautiful!” Me: Yes, he is, thank yo- *completely ignoring me, crouching down to eye level with my dog* “You’re beautiful! And so sweet! And so smart, aren’t you!”
  • Literally so many people that I wanna scream: “Who are you training him for/It’s so nice that you’re training that dog to help people!”
  • After I reveal that he’s my service dog: “What? You’re not blind!/Where did you serve?/But what for? What’s wrong with you?”
  • Loudly, publicly, and right next to me but for some reason not directed towards me: “He’s a service dog, he helps people who are blind… Wait, no, she’s not blind, I dunno what’s wrong with her. How do we know he’s a real service dog?”

…and many more! Literally all of these interactions (or lack thereof) took place in the same day! I constantly scream inside!

4

Okay. I need to just take a moment to explain an insanely massive part of why I love Oswald Cobblepot so god damn much and why this little bird is so incredibly important to me.

I feel like it’s something a lot of people who don’t live with chronic illness, invisible illness, chronic pain or any sort of disability tend to overlook or don’t understand why it’s such a huge thing to people like me.

This little shit went from being a regularly functioning person, able to get out of bed in the morning without a second thought, to not being able to take a step without being in impossible to ignore pain. Looking at him, when he’s not walking obviously, he looks perfectly normal and able-bodied. And as someone who lives with more than one invisible illness and chronic pain, all with later in life onset, who went from normally functioning to barely able even lie down without pain at 21 (6 years ago), it makes me feel better every time this little bird climbs his way to the top.

Oswald gets shit done. Never once has he been shown being held back by his chronic pain. Sure, he’s not the healthiest example of what I should strive for, but god damn it, seeing Oswald fight for his spot at the top in Gotham reminds me that on any given particularly bad pain day, I can get myself up and out of bed. If he can become the King of Gotham, I can take the dogs for an extra five minutes on their walk, go get done the errands I’ve been putting off during a particularly bad flare up, or to go out one night with friends and stop isolating myself at home because I don’t have the spoons to leave the house.

I also want to say that it actually made me cry to hear that Robin Lord Taylor puts something in his shoe to remind himself that Oswald is in pain with every step he takes. As someone who has gotten so used to being in pain literally every second of my life that I don’t genuinely don’t remember what it’s like to not be in pain or have to take a boatload of medications just to get out of bed in the morning, it means so much that there is a genuine effort to understand what it’s like living this way. It might not seem like a big deal, but it matters to me so much.

So I don’t care if it seems ridiculous, but this particular portrayal of Oswald means the fucking world to me. If Ozzie can go from Fish’s umbrella boy to the King of Gotham, I can handle just getting up and out of bed.

🐧❤

  • poor organization doing something good for the world: hey we need money to stay afloat like we mostly help poor people and they dont really have a lot of money to support us?
  • rich asshole: well if those poor people manage to donate 1 million to you i too will give you a million
  • rich asshole: god I look so angelic. I'm a saint, truly. is anyone as kind and generous as me?
  • me: why don't you just fucking give them the million dollars if you have it
  • rich asshole: ...well you see the thing is I don't expect them to actually raise the money ...because theyre poor and all, but I still want to look good, you know?
Checking the Hiveswap Discussion Page

> People telling misinformation about backers only getting Act 1 and WhatPumpkin having to come through to say that they get all Acts.

> Same guy complaining about Hussie having a team of people to work with instead of doing it all by himself.

> Saying how the ending sucked and the Fandom is dead and he’s just milking it for money.

> Saying how it’s a shame and a fiasco the project came to fruition- Even though the VERY FACT it continued after the whole mess with The Odd Gentlemen and became a game is very admirable, but deciding to ignore such a fact because  ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

> “Lamenting” how the 3D looked “Better” than the 2D.

God why are people so salty?

I’m gonna play the shit out of Hiveswap when it comes out and I’m going to enjoy every minute of it. And if I had been able to donate to the Kickstarter back then, I would have GLADLY done so and not regretted a single cent.

:^)

Do you ever just get so…frustrated when it comes to your wriitng?

Like not in the “i suck and need validation” kind of way but like…I dunno…

Like you read other people who are better than you and you aspire to get to and you’re like:

“I am reading this stuff all the time, why isn’t their superior skill not being reflected in my own work? Why can’t I take what i am literally seeing and apply it to my own work?”

I sometimes want to actually just slap my hands and yell at them and yell at my brain too. Because the picture of where i want to be with this story and the execution I want for it isn’t coming out how I want it and it makes me angry because I like the story i’m writing and i’m not doing it justice. The pictures in my mind look amazing and it’s not delivering.

It’s just frustrating…

I know I’ve made a lot of progress but I can’t shake off that voice saying it’s not enough.

Ok rant over

Living with anger issues I can’t work on
  • I get angry at technology A LOT
  • When people tell me how to feel the only thing i feel is ANGER
  • I’m not gonna calm down because your voice is whispered and kind
  • i’m still angry
  • there are some days where i don’t want to here a single person’s voice.
  • if you try to tell me something you found on the internet i will get extremely impatient
  • i fucking hate when i’m being so unfair but i don’t know how to not be unfair
  • I GET REALLY CONTROLLING 
  • TELLING ME TO STOP BEING SUCH A BABY MAGNIFIES MY ANGER
  • there are sometimes i really want to cry but i can’t because I’M ANGRY. 
  • I am a total ass to everyone and everything 
  • i’m a pacifist but even i wanna throw a bag of bricks at your face when you tell me how i’m supposed to react
An epic Phan analysis awaits.

So. Yes. *Ahem* This is a bit nerve-wracking because of the comments I might get (but tbh I have a rubbish number of followers so it’ll probably just get ignored), so yeah. (long I’m sorry oh god I’m a nerd)

Here it is.

I love Dan and Phil. Like I actually, truly care about them in way that I’ve never cared for celebrities or internet stars ever before. Why? Because I can feel the love between them, and I know they are genuinely good people. I’m also their age (right between, actually). I can relate to their experiences, both of them. They click with me.

I also wholeheartedly believe that Phan is real. (well, no one can be sure, but I would bet a helluva lot of money on it). If you’d like to read my ramblings why, feel free! Or just keep scrolling and avoid my madness, idc. I’d understand.

Before I start, listen. I don’t really “ship” people. Not that I see anything wrong with it, but I just don’t - especially not couples that I don’t believe are possibly canon. It’s never appealed to me. This might be because I’m 26 years old and totally missed a ton of internet cultureguys, I was in high school when YouTube came out in 2005, so… The only other couple I have ever shipped was Brolin/Merthur because it seemed sooo plausible. I root for canon relationships in shows. That’s just me, but I don’t judge others! I’m totally a fangirl regardless.

For some background on me, not that it really matters, I have two bachelor’s degrees, a Master’s degree, and have just applied to PhD programs. I have traveled alone around the world and lived and worked in various countries, so it’s safe to say I’ve witnessed a lot of human behavior and interactions. I have also been in my fair share of relationships, had best friends that doubled as roommates, and even been in a secret “friends-with-benefits” sort of situation that escalated into more because I realized that I can’t, apparently, separate sex from emotion for very long (and I’m not convinced this is possible for any extended period, but I could just be a hopeless sap). I’m not saying that I know anything more than teenagers do. I’m a teacher. I respect teenagers. I just want to take preemptive measures in order to avoid arguments against me accusing me of being young/naive, because I’m neither of those things.

These are some facts that stand out about Dan and Phil that I just can’t rationalize if they’re platonic (though, again, I’m not some all-knowing oracle and could be wrong). I feel weird putting so much time and investment into such a creepy detailed relationship analysis, and have been avoiding it, but they’ve pulled me in… and I’m also starting to get really annoyed by all of the poorly-informed and thought-through debates that focus more heavily on opinions than facts. The real truth is that NO ONE KNOWS THE NATURE OF THEIR RELATIONSHIP. But I do think we can make a pretty educated guess. And here are the truths on which I’ve based mine.

1) They have never stated that they’re straight, so it’s wrong to assume as much. Even if we try to be fair and ignore old Formspring answers, we have no reason to believe that they’re hetero; all we know for sure is that Dan “likes vagina” (and also Evan Peters). Bi-erasure is so commonly talked about on tumblr that I’m sure you all understand this already, but it drives me crazy when some people spout out things like “They’ve repeatedly said they’re straight and not together, GAWD!!!” just… no. No, they haven’t. Why do people ignore Dan’s constant comments about guys being attractive? Phil’s much more quiet on the matter, but we all know what he’s admitted in the past (and he was in his 20s at the time, much older than Dan was when he claimed he often lied to get attention, and was probably much less likely to say anything untrue). Also, straight people don’t generally have problems admitting that they’re straight when asked. It’s quite telling that they haven’t.

2) They haven’t openly denied being in a relationship in YEARS. (A surprised Dan telling a phangirl no when she asked him on the street and a mouthed “no” at TATINOF don’t count, because what else was he supposed to do? But remember that the “no” did, apparently, follow a wink, so make of that what you will.) Why wouldn’t they put the phans to rest and just say “No, we’re not together” if they’re not? I refuse to believe that they’re simply manipulating us to believe in Phan in order to increase their views and popularity. If people believe that this is, in fact, what they’re doing, okay. Maybe it is. Maybe I am naive after all. I just think that they are better people than that, and if that were their intention, it would be played up much more than it is. Despite accusations of queer baiting, they’re actually very tame around each other. (I’ll get to that later).

3) They avoid stating that they’re single, at least in those exact words. Look at Jameela on BBC1 asking if they were and both just awkwardly laughing and Dan saying “Is it that obvious?” That’s evasion. So was their answer to the American radio interviewer who asked if they were married (awkward laughs and ”Don’t ask me about the future” instead of simple denial) or Phil reassuring a viewer of his live show that it was okay to be single without saying “I am too, I get you!” Not definitive in and of itself, but surely indicative of something.

4) If Dan and Phil were mixed-sex, ie if one of them were female, it would be much more difficult to argue that they’re platonic because of the whole “straight people of the opposite sex can’t just be friends OMG there’s always attraction there” (despite the fact that this isn’t necessarily true, it’s a common belief). Just an observation. So if two potentially gay/bi/pan guys live together, doesn’t that at least create a scenario of possible mutual attraction? At the very very least. Start to put these numbered points together, guys.

5) People wonder why, if they’re both gay/bi/pan (or even if just one of them is), they’ve never officially come out. That seems clear to me, and it’s also another reason I believe in Phan. If either one were to reveal his sexuality, it would immediately put pressure on the other to make a similar declaration, or at least to handle a bunch of invasive, personal questions. It would also basically force an official relationship confirmation or denial just because their audience would be relentless, and avoiding the questions would be just as telling tbh (as it already is now but x100). The best way to protect their relationship is to avoid stating anything concrete about their sexualities, though I do believe (or hope) that the hints we’ve been getting might be a gradual, unofficial coming out that won’t require any public declaration. If they weren’t together, Dan and Phil strike me as the kind of people who would have come out a while ago, especially Dan, since Phil is more naturally private.

6) I hate dredging up Dan and Phil’s private and largely deleted past, so I’ll just be general, but come on. Over the years, they’ve left a trail of evidence indicating a relationship so irrefutable that they’d be found guilty in a court of law if they were trying to defend their platonic-ness (if this makes sense).  At the very least they’ve created reasonable doubt that should mean anyone with common sense should be able to admit that a long-term relationship is a distinct possibility. And no one can tell me that the V-Day video was a prank. It’s much too genuine, detailed, and heartfelt, and not funny at all - shouldn’t pranks be funny?

7) There’s just the constant feeling that they’re hiding something and avoiding the elephant in the room. Sure, they play up Phan a bit now, at least more than they ever have, but in the big picture, they’re such small things. The occasional innuendo. Hands-on-heart. “Ironically” written vampire phanfiction (but goodness if that didn’t tell us how strong Dan’s emotions really are for Phil). We have ONE on-camera hug between them in SIX YEARS (2 if you count the tackle at the end of PINOF, and it was completely spontaneous). Yes, they always sit close together (their default, I think, which just shows their fondness for each other), but they generally avoid open touching that isn’t a pat on the back. And people think they’re queer baiting? I think the opposite. They know how to make fans happy, but they’re not going to make a total mockery of Phan and the idea of a physical relationship because it would turn their love into a joke. It actually makes me sad to look at collabs Dan especially has had with others because he is so much more unabashedly physical - hugging Caspar twice in their video and joking about him getting a boner because of it, touching hands with Tyler and saying that his crouching friend looked like he was giving him a bj, even Phil skipping around and holding hands with Dean was something he never would have done with Dan. Why? There’s clearly something to hide. Doing those things with each other, taking their affection up a notch, would increase speculation that might force a coming out, even though all of it was clearly a joke with other people. It’s sad they can’t just be themselves. They don’t even say very affectionate things (though we can feel the love through the screen in other ways, and the “I hate you’s” and “You’re the worst person in the world’s” carry a lot of subtext). I just think of Joe hugging Caspar from the back around the shoulders and saying “I’m so proud of you” in Caspar’s 5 million subs video. D&P don’t do that.

8) They just don’t act like roommates. It’s true that there’s not one “right” way to do anything, but look at other YouTube co-inhabiting duos. Joe and Caspar, for example. Yes, they’re shipped together, but so is basically everyone. They laugh about it. They’re very, very touchy with each other (*ahem* because they’re not hiding anything *ahem*). Their apartment doesn’t feel like  home, and they don’t seem to have many shared possessions. No one thinks that they’ll live together forever. Even Ian and Anthony moved into their own places, and stayed that way after splitting from their girlfriend/fiance. Why? Because they were financially independent and secure and wanted to start their own separate lives. Even if their friendship is as strong as ever, that’s all it is, a friendship. There’s just no great reason to have a platonic roommate for much longer than Dan and Phil have for anyone else in a similar position, especially since they’re both creeping out of their 20s and might naturally want to get their own place and look for a partner to settle down with. They’ve already done that. I think that if they live together for even one or two more years, that’s basically confirmation. Dan even said in the TABINOF audiobook “What if we ever don’t live together?” Not “when”, but “if”. 

9) Can we stop talking about 2012? Aside from Dan’s snarky denial comments on tumblr and some scattered live show moments, we have no idea what happened. He’s lied about plenty (both of them, for example, have changed their origin story multiple times, despite the fact that real phans know the truth, which not only indicates that they’re hiding something, but that they’re willing to lie to protect themselves for whatever the reason may be). If anything, I think Dan’s actions were of a protective person trying desperately to hide something important to him, especially because the video leaking had to have really hurt Phil - he wanted to protect Phil, and he didn’t care if he had to lie to do so. Moving further apart on camera may simply have been a way to keep their relationship personal and not for our consumption, to not make the same mistake again. If the video were a prank, and if Phan weren’t real, I don’t think he would have gotten so angry and defensive. A break up is definitely possible for around that time, which seems to be many people’s headcanon, but I just don’t buy it. Why would Dan have moved in with Phil that same year? I would never want to live with my ex, though I guess anything’s possible. 

10) Just look at everything. All of it. The whole picture. Not just what I’ve said above, but the shared vacations. The movie premieres. THE FACT THAT WE HAVE NEVER HEARD OF ANY OTHER ROMANTIC PARTNERS FOR EITHER OF THEM IN 6 YEARS (and the phandom would have discovered this, no doubt). Their clear and obvious love, fondness, loyalty, mutual understanding, and even co-dependence. Dan’s occasional displays of jealousy in live shows. Little slip-ups that have gotten past (”the bedroom”, Dan’s duvet on Phil’s bed in the prank video and the pillows set up for two), sneaking off together at parties, never getting sick of each other. And yes, the old tweets and Formsprings, though I hope I’ve kept this analysis somewhat minimally invasive (we all know what tweets I’m talking about).

In conclusion? I would be much more surprised if they’re not together than if they are. 

But really… I just want them both to be happy. Their relationship is goals either way. Let’s leave them alone, stop arguing, and admit that we don’t know. They’ll tell us if they want to, or if not. (but I sure hope so)

I’m @ church against my will and the preacher is slagging off tech saying stupid ignorant shit like “the kids of today need to love god first and technology later, this is the loneliest generation ever bc kids text and dont talk to each other, they should spend more time talking to their neighbor rather than the people on their phones,” and I’m gonna fucking shit myself, my eyes have rolled so far back I can see my brain backfiring at the backwash of bullshit its being forced to comprehend

  • feminists: men rape and spit in public all the time all over me and THEY THINK WE DONT NEED FEMINISM AND THAT WE ARE OBNOXIOUS HOW FUCKING DARE THEY.
  • me: My rapist was a woman, literally all those things are stuff i have KNOWN women to do
  • feminists: Ugh but its mostly men who do it!
  • me: but its also mostly black people who statistically commit crimes, should we start "teaching black people to not commit crimes"?
  • feminists: OH MY GOD YOU CIS WHITE MALE CRY ME A RIVER, WHY DO YOU HAVE TO ARGUE WHEN WOMEN OUT THERE ARE RAPED EVERYDAY. DO YOU LOVE RAPE HUH? OH MY GOD PIG, FEMINISM IS ABOUT EQUALITY SO IT DOESNT MATTER ALSO HERE IS A LINK TO A ANITA SARKEESIAN VIDEO TO HELP YOU BECOME LESS IGNORANT
  • me: i'm a bisexual girl
  • feminists: OH MY GOD I CANT BELIEVE A WOMAN WOULD SPEW THE HATE YOU ARE, DONT YOU KNOW THAT YOU OWE YOUR EVERYTHING TO FEMINISM?!? THATS RIGHT WE OWN YOU, YOU ARE FREE TO DO WHAT YOU WANT BECAUSE OF US SO KNEEL DOWN BEFORE US YOU SCANTILY CLAD WHORE
  • me: thats kind of sexist of you
  • feminists: honestly you are soo problematic, i can't be sexist because im feminist duh

anonymous asked:

What do you tell people when they ask why you wear hijab

I say
“In my religion we believe god commanded the believing women to wear a headscarf in a way to be known as believing women and not to be associated with ignorance, which why you see the headscarf in so many religions”

And god nobody forgets about Aaron & Eric but they are already canon so why should i talk about them non stop while i can ship crackships.

And yeah maybe norman said there is no chemistry (never read it anywhere but whatever you say) but we all know carol and daryl have good chemistry. I used to ship them but they have been teasing us for too damn long i dont see a point anymore. Oh and even IF i would ship them am i fetishizing straight couples? Totally right?

what the fuck is wrong with people? stop claiming you care about lgbt+ representation when you write toxic, sickening shit like this. i mean i hit block faster than i can look but wow. i want to rant about twenty other things, but goddamn this topped everything. stop ignoring perfectly healthy, canon gay relationships i’m so tired.

I know we as white people have a lot of advantage. No matter how aware we are, we benefit from systematic racism. I know that. And i know that its no ones job to educate the ignorant, especially on social media. I know.

That being said, if someone says something ignorant without meaning to, its not cool to yell and scream at them. You can call us out in a calm and athoritative manner. Thats how good communication works. Yelling at someone who might’ve genuinly not known better is mean, and we dont need any more unnecessary meanness.

And if you hate this fandom then uh leave? No one is keeping you here and making you look at hc’s you dont like?

anonymous asked:

Anyone can cosplay as any character no matter race, gender, weight, etc. as long as they don't do black/yellow face and such, I understand where you come from but people cosplay as a character because they like them so race shouldn't matter. :)

Things that don’t matter when you roleplay/cosplay as a character:

- gender

- weight

Things that do matter when you roleplay/cosplay as a character:

- race

But CC, why does race matter? I’m glad you asked! 

Race matters because society as a whole has decided it matters. When you’re discriminated against, oppressed, ignored, disrespected, harmed, maimed, or (god forbid) killed because of your race and/or ethnicity, IT MATTERS.

By having white people roleplay/cosplay as characters of color, not only are you whitewashing the very small amount of representation we get in media and popular culture, you’re denying us the ability to have our stories and struggles told through the lives and experiences of fictional characters (something which is very important because representations of different cultures and ways of life in fictional works leads to normalization in real life which leads to acceptance in real life). 

RACE. MATTERS.

Oh, and by the way, adding a smiley face at the end doesn’t make the assumption that race doesn’t matter any less incorrect. Just saying. 

I AM SO SICK OF HEARING CIS PEOPLE EXCUSE THEMSELVES FOR MISGENDERING SOMEONE.

“You don’t need to get upset when I mess up, a polite correction would be fine” 😐

“Its embarrassing to be corrected so don’t say anything” 😒

“You don’t understand why it’s so hard for me to switch pronouns” 🙄

“If you can’t handle it, then you shouldn’t come around because I don’t know if I’ll ever be able to get it right” 😑😑😑

PLEASE, for the love of God, please go into a deep hibernation and do not wake up until you have some friggin sense. Your ignorance is like being forced to listen to someone claw their nails on a chalkboard. I cannot handle.

  • Me: hey you should read Legend or The Young Elites by Marie Lu... their great
  • Friend: naaaah they seem boring, why would you want to read them?
  • *a couple of years later... the Legend and The Young Elites movies come out*
  • Friend: oh my god that movie was so good... I need to read the books now. Why didn't anyone recommend me these books before?!
  • Me: *stares at the camera like in the office*

The pure ignorance of some people is fucking ridiculous. “People call each other names in South Park all the time get over it!” “C*rtman doesn’t know who Hitler even is!” “If you’re so sensitive why do you even watch the show!”

Because it’s fucking SATIRE omg I swear to god people still don’t get it. If you only watch South Park because they say naughty words and make fun of people it’s you who do not understand the meaning behind the show lmfao

Time for a nap

  • Alec: Blatantly, ignores and shows his strong dislike of Clary.
  • Clalec shippers: Oh my god, so cute! They are meant to be.
  • Alec: Kisses Magnus.
  • Clalec Shippers: ????? WhY IS Alec being so cryptic ?????????????? He loves Clary
  • Alec: Has sex with Magnus
  • Clalec Shippers: ??????????????? Hahaha. He's playing hard to get.
  • Alec: Straight people, why can't they control themselves?
  • Clalec Shippers: *sigh* Poor Alec, he gets that people like him aren't as in control as him, his heterosexual self.
  • Alec: Adopts two children with Magnus
  • Clalec Shippers: ????? Aww, him and Clary adopted children because they're waiting for marriage to have sex
  • Alec marries Magnus: Awwww!!! Clary and Alec are playing a game together!!