legitimate fashion

y'all know it’s possible to simultaneously believe that

a. “women’s interests,” and things associated with femininity and women, like makeup and fashion, are legitimate work, require lots of skill and dedication, and deserve respect, but are routinely demeaned specifically because of their association with femininity and womanhood, and

b. patriarchy unfairly requires women to care about and perform these things to an exacting standard and punishes women who do not, and in a world without patriarchal oppression these things very well might not exist and would certainly be far less omnipresent

I don’t like to throw -isms and -ists around willy-nilly, but sometimes I have to call things what they are.

If you ARE NOT gender dysphoric but you claim to be trans, you’re ableist. Gender Dysphoria is a real medical issue. It’s a mental issue and a physical issue. Now, when I say “issue,” I don’t mean that the people who are suffering with Dysphoria are broken or wrong; I just don’t want to call it a disease, because that implies transgendered people are sick because they’re trans, and I don’t feel that way. Yes, it’s an “illness,” but it isn’t a “sickness,” in the way that people used to think homosexuality was a sickness. It’s a disconnect between the body and the mind, and the sooner we can accept that sometimes the mind is right, and it’s okay to change the body (those who wish to) we’ll be better off as a society.

By claiming to be trans without Dysphoria, you are trivializing the obstacles transgendered people face. You’re turning a legitimate struggle into a fashion accessory. And when transtrenders scream “Down with cis!” and call for the deaths of cisgendered people, they are setting the Trans community back and giving ignorant people a reason to hate a community that- for the most part- just wants to be left in peace, accepted, and treated like everyone else.

People who are already bigoted against the LGBTQ community see and hear transtrenders spewing bile and feel justified in their hatred.

“Transgender” isn’t a label you can wear like a sweater and parade around in until it gets uncomfortable. It’s not a fancy car you can drive around in and ditch when the next model comes out. Stop treating it like it is.

When I first started watching KNB, I could not for the life of me remember their names. KNB is also Kurocchi’s favorite show ever, which posed some problems when she wanted to talk about it and I had no idea who she was referring to. So, I made some code names for them to better understand.
 
Kuroko: Koko
Kagami: Tiger Boy
Kise: Wheat
Midorima: Seaweed
Aomine: Indian Moriarty
Murasakibara: Charisma
Akashi: Rosebud
Himuro: Emo Haru
Hyuuga: D-Fence
Kiyoshi: James Dean
Riko: Jennifer
Izuki: Kevin
Koganei: Cat Boy
Mitobe: Fashionable Nun

I legitimately used Charisma for Murasakibara until last year. 

anonymous asked:

Okay so maybe you already answered this in bits and pieces with your other modern grisha hc's but like... in modern day what style/makeup/hair preferences do you see the grisha-soc girl gang having? Sorry I just find that stuff a lot of fun so I was wondering if you had ideas.

aksjdjkas THIS IS SO CUTE AND FUN omg!!
- alina probably has no time or energy for elaborate hairstyles so her hair is always in a messy but or cascading down her shoulders in lazy waves. the most she does for her hair is brush it + dry shampoo it so it makes it even beachier and ~effortless~. same with make up - she’s either bare faced or wearing very very light bb cream + mascara and that’s her regular Day Look™ - the only exception is a white or golden eyeliner she puts in the corners of her eyes and needless to say it goes rly well with her entire sun summoner vibe. her style is minimalistic + simple but sweet - white tshirt, mom jeans, bright yellow sneakers/loafers, lots of colorful chokers, symbolic jewelry - a pair of antlers hanging around her neck, a handful of bangles from inej, a green emerald glimmering on her finger, a pair of earrings in the shape of a lightning bolt
- genya is a MASTER of make up (naturally). she’s not just experimenting but creating her own formula; always messing around with hues and pigments, and everything she does is cruelty free + totally safe for any and all skin type. she’s very informed when it comes to brands/artists and she’d never support the brand if she doesn’t like the people/company behind it. she might take the concept they have and recreate it/turn it into smth better just to prove she can + they’re Not That Special. it’s a slow process but we all know it’s what she does best and the result is always epic, iconic, legendary, spectacular, never the same. eyeliner on fleek, bright ruby red matte lipstick, heavy contour, dramatic eyes, rivulets of ginger hair everywhere; A Vision™!! her sense of fashion is a+ too but she has a thing for gold/red - short vinyl skirts, checkprint leggings, shimmery see-through tops, aphrodite is shaking in her sandals, truly
- zoya is literally the living, breathing definition of Dressed To Kill™. leather pants, deep blue turtlenecks/halter tops, heels longer than any of alina’s love interests’ 🍆, big silver hoops or dangling earrings that reach her shoulders. cat-eye is a must, she always borrows genya’s matte lipsticks and it’s either nudes or deep, dark colors like plump/dark mauve - nothing in between. she’s either going for soft with a touch of danger or deadly with a secret tender side only a few people are privy to. long ink-black hair that holds storms between its streaks, highlighter brighter than my future, filled in eyebroows, long eyelashes, YES M A M A yEs yeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeessssssssssss!!!!!!!!!
- tamar’s style is simple but smart - basic monochrome tshirts that wash & dry easily, distressed jeans, combat boots, lots of chains & studs, maybe a pop of color in her leather jacket - a bright heart-shaped pin here, a rainbow badge there. her lips are always glossy or shimmery, her cheeks are streaked with glitter, her favorite eyeshadow palette is called killer babe and it’s mostly pinks/reds. her hair is either held in a low pony or sticking up in spikes, which makes nadia run her hand through her gf’s hair more, instinctively trying to smooth them down. a part of her outfit always matches nadia’s and alina always notices bc [voice drops to a whisper] she notices a lot of things about Girls™
- nadia is a vision in pastels and vibrant make up that somehow always goes with her outfit despite it being a rather clashing combination. she loves her soft hues - dusty rose, pale lilac, washed out blue. her lips are either baby pink or nude, with a lot of blush that makes her look even more ethereal and her hair is always braided - either up or down, always smth elaborate she’s spent hours and hours looking at youtube tutorials just to get it right. sometimes she’ll let tamar draw little symbols on her cheekbone - an uneven heart, the wlw labrys, a tiny rainbow peaking from behind a cloud, and sometimes it’s just a kiss print left on their way out
- nina is a goddess incarnate. even genya’s super impressed and genya’s like?? a legitimate beauty/fashion expert?? idk if you’ve seen barbie ferreira’s ig but like that is It. that’s nina right there, from top to bottom, down to the toes. her style is bold, edgy, challenging, unapologetic, body-positive, SEXY, beautiful. she has no problem going braless and wearing a semi see-through top, or crop tops that show her entire belly + a bit of underboob, matching pastel sets of ribbed skin tight short +  top, swimsuits tucked into jeans, the iconic stripes + denim combo, A LOT of lace, a lot of healthy, glowing skin. and she loves to wear big, heavy jewelry, the ~femme fatale~ kind - big earrings, velvet chokers that cover her 80% of her neck, body necklaces, massive rings. her hair is loose and you wanna get lost in it, like a sailor driven to madness by a siren’s song. her cheeks are bright and red, her lips are the color (and flavor, probably,,, inej might know best) of sweet cherry, there’s a lot of sparkle going on - on her eyelids, on her cheekbones, on her entire body. she uses a lot of body glitter/shimmer and her style is never boring, never like the day before, always has you on your toes
- and last but not least, inej!!!! her style is what you’d call efficient, humble, simplistic but stylish at the same time - she wears a lot of black and dark tones that help her blend into the shadows so she can become the wraith, but she likes to splash a bit of subtle color here and there - pastel yellow or orange nails, soft blush, pumpkin colored lipstick or lipgloss (nina complains lipgloss is sticky but then inej laughs and suddenly sticky is good, sticky can stay - or be smeared away,, if you know what i mean). she loves light perfumes - something natural, like the smell of forest fruit or an ocean breeze, or freshly picked flowers. she prefers boots all year round - short or open booties for summer, long knee-high boots for autumn/winter. she rarely wears jewelry; her knives are enough. however, alina likes to pamper her the most bc she holds her very dear & close to her heart, so she always surprises her with something dainty and small - her favorite pair of earring is probably two tiny curled knives, no bigger than her nail - they’re made from steel so they can’t cause any irritation and they’re forever, they’re unbreakable, like her. her hairstyle is usually a thick braid - either whipping around her shoulders or curled into a bun. she doesn’t wear a lot of make up either but sometimes she’ll put a bit of deep purple/blue/graphite to go with her outfit. she loves scarves!! all kinds of scarves - big, small, long, short, printed, monochrome, even plain ones that just smell like something fresh and satisfying, like freedom. she loves things with hood - dresses, tunics, tshirts, classic hoodies, jackets, parkas. granted, her style isn’t the ~loudest~ of the girl squad but it definitely makes you pause and turn around - and then she’s gone

anonymous asked:

Sometimes I think people in this fandom are gonna be bitter about anything. Harry wears rainbows - he's coming out without Louis, they broke up and Harry moved on. Harry got new beard - he's okay with his closet and wants so stay closeted. Harry writes sad ballads - he got his heart broken and he and Louis broke up, Harry writes bops - he sleeps with girls and fans and he pushing het album promo. It's just so frustrating 😒

I do 100% see your point; there are some people in this fandom who will be angry with Harry no matter what he does, I’ve seen them we have all seen them. They’re the people who complain about him every day about every word he says or thing he does to the point it’s OTT. But you also have to differentiate between those people and ones who occasionally are critical about him/his team/his promo in a legitimate and constructive fashion.

We Wrote a Story in the Fog on the Windows [1/1]

To @annytecture who told a tale that got my muse swimming back to the shores of this realm, put away all the shells she had collected & actually help me write something! I hope you like it, darling. Special shout out goes to my amazing beta @optomisticgirl for putting up with my lame arse & making me look like a semi intelligent writer and also, for making me this kick ass banner. *muah*

Rating: M

Words: 5k-ish


She’s fairly certain this is not what Elsa meant when she had told Emma to loosen up and have fun on her coffee date with Killian.

Yet here she was, parked in a dark secluded area of some ritzy neighborhood that was near the diner they’d been at, the windows of Killian’s truck fogged over from the heat their bodies were generating. Emma was perched in Killian’s lap, her fingers tangled in his inky dark hair as he pressed kisses into the skin where her neck met her shoulder. His lips and tongue soothing where he’d marked her moments ago, not only with his teeth but with the finely manicured scruff on his ridiculously god damned perfect jawline. Wrapping his hand around her ponytail, he gives a small, sharp tug to signal her to tilt her head back to grant him better access, descending to the swell of her breasts that peek out from the top of her tank top - her sweater forgotten on the seat behind her - all the while his prosthetic hand draws nonsense patterns on the inside of her thigh. She mentally scolds herself for not having worn a skirt as she allows her knees to fall apart a little more to grant him higher access.

This is definitely not what Elsa had in mind and Emma doesn’t give a damn.

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