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Helloooooo, Studyblr friends! I normally post videos about books, but today I decided to give you all a look into how I organize my planner during the summer. I hope you enjoy! :) xo

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10 Movies with LGBTQ Main Characters Directed By Women

Boys Don’t Cry dir. Kimberly Pierce (1999)

But I’m a Cheerleader dir. Jamie Babbit (1999)

D.E.B.S. dir. Angela Robinson (2004)

Frida dir. Julie Taymor (2002)

Girls in Uniform dir. Leontine Sagan (1931)

Lyle dir. Stewart Thorndike (2014)

Mosquita y Mari dir. Aurora Guerrero (2012)

Olivia dir. Jaqueline Audry (1951)

Pariah dir. Dee Rees (2011)

Water Lilies dir. Céline Sciamma (2007)

anonymous asked:

hi azra, just wanted to know if you have any favorite lines from all the fragments/proses/poetry you've written?

  • If we are a moment, let it be: now and now and now.
  • Did I say that there is a meadow in my stomach?
    Did I tell you that you were every flower inside of it?
  • Because with you, inside of her, it’s sunrise. With you, inside of her,
    it’s alive.
  • To lie in the warm expanse of your back,
    to kiss those sun-speckled freckles,
    to be warm and gentle together,
    to drink you into honey.
    That’s all.
  • How you touch me,
    and oh, how I burn with it.
  • Take your knees from the floor.
    Don’t look at him.
    Something violent
    and brutal and ugly
    is howling inside of you.
    Act like it.
  • I tell the ocean to make itself smaller, we argue. I tell it please, I am in love, and it allows me to palm it in my hand and hold it tightly there. 
  • Redemption is the house of your body and how the tenants left and how quiet it was inside of you.
  • You’ve got your hands up and you’re praying to him like he’s a God but he’s no God. He’s just a man. And he’s only loving you like half of one.

Best Albums of 2015 (so far) + Songs Mix

This is my 10th year of music blogging and I’m being spoiled rotten by how much great music has been released (it’s actually a bit overwhelming). From landmark albums from seasoned artists like Sufjan, Father John Misty and Kendrick to incredible debuts from Natalie Prass, Leon Bridges and Jamie XX, 2015 has it all, and looking at the upcoming release calendar, I doubt it’ll be slowing down any time soon. As usual, I’ve listed my best albums chronologically below and you can listen to my favorite songs in this ongoing Spotify playlist. Enjoy!

Best Albums of 2015 (so far)

Panda Bear - Panda Bear Meets The Grim Reaper (January 9, Domino)


Belle & Sebastian - Girls in Peacetime Want To Dance (January 19, Matador)


Natalie Prass - Natalie Prass (January 27. Spacebomb)


Father John Misty - I Love You, Honeybear (February 10, Sub Pop)


Dan Deacon - Gliss Riffer (February 24, Domino)


Kendrick Lamar - To Pimp A Butterfly (March 15, Top Dawg)


Hot Chip - Why Make Sense? (March 19, Domino)


Sufjan Stevens - Carrie & Lowell (March 30, Asthmatic Kitty)


The Mountain Goats - Beat The Champ (April 3, Merge)


San Fermin - Jackrabbit (April 21, Downtown)


Blur - The Magic Whip (April 28, Parlaphone)


Other Lives - Rituals (May 4, TBD)


The Tallest Man on Earth - Dark Bird is Home (May 12, Dead Oceans)


Jamie xx - In Colour (June 2, Young Turks)


Leon Bridges - Coming Home (June 23, Columbia)

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Honorable Mentions

The Staves - If I Was
Purity Ring - Another Eternity
Shamir - Ratchet 
Alabama Shakes - Sound & Color
Courtney Barnett - Sometimes I Sit and Think, and Sometimes I Just Sit

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Best Songs of 2015 (so far) Mix

Click here to listen to my ongoing Spotify Playlist. Here’s my 30 faves below…

Alabama Shakes “Gimme All Your Love”
Beirut “No No No”
Belle & Sebastian ”Play For Today”
Blur “Ong Ong”
Chromatics “In Films”
Courtney Barnett “Depreston”
Dan Deacon “When I Was Done Dying”
Destroyer “Dream Lover”
Eskimeaux - Broken Necks
Father John Misty “Chateau Lobby #4 (in C for Two Virgins)”
Hot Chip “Huarache Lights”
Jamie xx “Loud Places (ft. Romy)”
Kendrick Lamar  “These Walls”
Leon Bridges “Coming Home”
Mas Ysa “Margarita”
The Mountain Goats “The Legend of Chavo Guerrero”
Miguel “Coffee”
Natalie Prass “My Baby Don’t Understand Me”
Other Lives “2 Pyramids”
Panda Bear ”Crosswords”
Purity Ring “Heartsigh”
San Fermin “Emily”
Shamir “On The Regular”
Shura “2 Shy”
SOAK “B a noBody”
The Staves “Steady”
Sufjan Stevens “The Only Thing”
Tame Impala “Let It Happen”
The Tallest Man on Earth “Sagres”
White Reaper “Make Me Wanna Die”

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Most Anticipated of 2015 Still To Come

Destroyer - Poison Season
Frank Ocean - Boy’s Don’t Cry
Chromatics - Dear Tommy
Tame Impala - Currents
Beirut - No No No
Kanye West - Swish
CHVRCHES - TBD
Beach House - Depression Cherry
Disclosure - Caracal
White Reaper - White Reaper Does It Again

(photo via cubagallery)

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Happy 4th of July! Celebrate U.S. Independence Day with:

10 American Road Movies Directed by Women

Crossroads dir. Tamra Davis
Farah Goes Bang dir. Meena Menon
The Guilt Trip dir. Anne Fletcher
The Hitch-hiker dir. Ida Lupino
Little Miss Sunshine dir. Jonathan Dayton & Valerie Faris
Manny & Lo dir. Lisa Krueger
River of Grass dir. Kelly Reichardt
The Road Within dir. Gren Wells
Wanda dir. Barbara Loden
Wanderlust dir. Shari Springer Berman & Robert Pulcini

What if the Seraph of the End characters found there fan arts and Fanfictions?

Kimizuki: what is this crap?!?

Yu: your just upset that yours is all crap

Kimizuki: oh really? lets see yours

Yu: ha.. I’d  rather not…

Kimizuki: well that just proves that i’m more man then you

Yu: *groans*

Yu: fine *hands over the mikayuu fanfiction*

Shinoa: ooh! I wanna read

Shinoa: *glances over Fanfiction and starts to smirk*

Shinoa: “Mika laughs, leaning down again for another kiss, this time, their tongues tangle as they battle for dominance. Their fingers once again intertwine…”

Mika: *mumbles*

Mika: stupid humans

Ferid: well my dear, you used to be human.

Mika: yeah but I never wrote anything like that!

Ferid: also, why does everyone hate me?!?

Yū: you killed my family!?!

Mika: your a pedo

Guren: your too cocky

Shinoa: hypocrite much?

Guren: hey! I’m never cocky, I’m just awesome.

Yoichi: why am I shipped with Yū-kun! We’re just best friends *hugs*

Shinoa: welcome to the world of fan girls, it’s a dark, cruel place of death.

Yū: wow that was a pretty accurate description.

Mitsuba: WHY AM I SHIPPED WITH *shivers* HER!?!

Shinoa: hi Mitsu~!

Yū: are we even going to talk about Guren x Shinya?

Guren: let’s not…

Shinoa: hmm… I think we should

Everyone: *smirks*

Guren: I will read all of your Fanfictions out loud!

Everyone: *coughs and walks away*

Yū: hey mine was already read aloud!

Guren: oh don’t worry, you and Mika’s have the most.

Yū: oh look, trees *walks away*

Guren: that’s what I thought…


Hey everyone, please send in your suggestions to my ask box!

33 Books That Every Badass Woman Should Read

​33 Books That Every Badass Woman Should Read

“Through books, women have been teaching other women for generations. Our female ancestors had it pretty tough, but they still managed to grace the pages of books in style, shutting down the patriarchy left, right, and center. These 33 books showcase some of the best badass women, real and fictional, of the last few centuries. After all, where else can we learn but from the best?” - Emma Oulton

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Happy Canada Day!

10 Canadian Movies Directed by Women

Away From Her dir. Sarah Polley
Bollywood/Hollywood dir. Deepa Mehta
Double Happiness dir. Mina Shum
Lost and Delirious dir. Léa Pool
Manufactured Landscapes dir. Jennifer Baichwal
Parsley Days dir. Andrea Dorfman
Sabah dir. Ruba Nadda
Sarah Prefers to Run dir. Chloé Robichaud
Trick or Treaty? dir. Alanis Obomsawin
Tu as crié: Let me go dir. Anne Claire Poirier

artists' songs that fit their sign’s stereotype
  • aries:Lady Gaga, "Bad Kids"
  • taurus:Chris Brown, "Don't Be Gone Too Long"
  • gemini:Kanye West, "Power"
  • cancer:Ariana Grande, "Tattooed Heart"
  • leo:Madonna, "Bitch I'm Madonna"
  • virgo:Beyonce, "Pretty Hurts"
  • libra:Bruno Mars, "Marry You"
  • scorpio:Drake, "Preach"
  • sagittarius:Nicki Minaj, "The Night Is Still Young"
  • capricorn:Meghan Trainor, "Dear Future Husband"
  • aquarius:Justin Timberlake, "Spaceship Coupe"
  • pisces:Rihanna, "Disturbia"
five.

truths, from me to those who care to read.

1. I had scotch for the first time ever last night and it felt like I was swallowing the history of Scotland that I previously I only knew about from my adventures in Scottish literature. It was glorious, a war cry to my soul. 

2. I’m more comfortable in my skin then I have ever been in my life. And feeling sensual and strong to yourself is an incomparable feeling.

3. I chipped my front right tooth when I was a kid on the handle of a bicycle I was attempting to jump off a ramp my brother built. I have a veneer on it. I’d never been more proud of my daring in my life.

4. This Saturday I get to spend the day shooting handguns, rifles, shotguns and bows in the company of my mother, then my local pub is celebrating it’s grand reopening. It will be a glorious day. 

5. I fidget, in that sort of tactile curious manner. I want to have a sensation or task to focus my fingers on.