i will be embarassed

parks and rec tho

ok parks and rec right:

- has a dark-skinned, fat black woman as the sexy mysterious hottie of the office and it’s not about her “overcoming” anything or anything it’s just a thing, and she’s not “killing men with her sharp eyeliner” or being a bad person at the same time she’s just very confident and she also gets married without losing that (Donna)

- there’s a biracial latina who isn’t all spicy or fiery or remotely stereotypical at all but her heritage and culture aren’t ignored either and her plot line doesn’t center around that (April)

- has a gay guy but there’s no coming out scene or no big stink about it, it just kinda ends up coming up, and he isn’t stereotyped, nor does his story revolve around that (Craig)

- has a depiction of depression that isn’t traditional or stereotypical, especially because the character that gets it is so positive, and shows the character dealing in a healthy way and overcoming it and he’s not reduced to his mental illness and you can see that he is more than that (Chris)

- has an Indian character who deals with racism but is also allowed to be a complete multi-dimensional character with recognizable experiences and qualities separate from that, and also who ends up owning a successful business (Tom)

- there are modern native americans interacting with the people who took their land generations later and exposes some of their issues (Ken Hotate and the Wamapoke)

- shows the bad side of government and the realistic racism, sexism, bureaucracy, etc. that goes on but it also has good hearted candidates who show what good people can do when we believe in them and vote for them (Leslie)

- so much other stuff

in conclusion: parks and rec

anonymous asked:

hi there! what's problematic about the phrase "women and femmes"? a lot of queer-identified folks i know use it a lot when referring to patriachial oppression, and at first it made sense to me but now i'm not so sure it does. thanks!!

femme is a specific identity that arose in a particular context within working-class communities in the 1930s & 40s centered around dating & having sex with other women & it’s silly to use it as a catch-all term for “feminine” (although I recognise that saying this is fighting a losing battle, lmao).

using “femme” to vaguely mean “feminine / feminine-presenting people” is 1. to misappropriate that terminology and 2. (and more importantly at this point imho) to imply that femininity or feminine presentation are hallmarks of “real” women, as positioned against gender nonconforming & butch women (who are decried for being “masculine” and therefore basically men). holding up “femininity” as a prerequisite for womanhood is, besides being flat-out misogynistic, always going to exclude and demonise lesbians (because even femmes aren’t acceptably feminine & are gender nonconforming in many aspects of their behaviour), & especially butches.

Yugyeom colorist joke on V LIVE?

I’ve recently seen that people are accusing Yugyeom of making a colorist joke on vlive.
The joke in question was “what is burnt rice in English? Bobbi brown”
The joke isn’t racist or colorist, but a play on words, if you listen carefully you’ll see that “burnt rice” and" Bobbi Brown" sound really similar. 

I understand why some people may think that the joke is colorist, if they don’t know Korean. But I find this situation embarassing…

And, since I know that some of you will keep pushing this situation regardless of the explanation, I’ll also clarify two other things: 

1. Yugyeom DID NOT make the joke, his friend did. This misunderstanding could have been avoided by simply watching the vlive…
2. Yugyeom didn’t even UNDERSTAND the joke. In fact he also asked “Why is the burnt rice Bobbi Brown?”. 
But obviously this part was cut out from every screenshots and clip that are circulating around. 

This whole situation shows how antis are hitching to find a chance to drag EVERY GOT7 member. And also people in general. I’ve seen loads of tweets calling YG racist and all other sorts of name. I’m honestly tired of this, if this same situation was to happen with any other idol I’m pretty sure that before jumping to conclusions people would have tried to verify the situation, instead of believing random screenshots taken out of context. 

Anyways, have a nice day!! Except you antis :)