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anonymous asked:

Can you please list all the things wrong with Raven and one with Elena? They seem fine on the show but I can't watch the live feeds

Well, listing all the things wrong with those two would take up my time, but someone asked me about Raven not too long ago and

She’s constantly mocking Josh’s accent

She did a “blackcent” and exaggerated the way Dominique talks.

Was a huge contributor to bashing and attacking Dominique, called her aggressive, hubris, and I want to say said something about putting her in her place among many other things

Lies about/mentions her disease constantly

Also is incredibly fake. Will have a convo with you and then go and bash you

As far as Elena goes

She said that black guys love her

is always making sex jokes about things that aren’t funny

Has no boundaries (she pulled down Ramses shorts when he told her to stop and she showed his ass to live feeders)

She was also a big contributor in bashing Dominique and showed a lot of micro-aggressions. She said she would beat Dominique with a hot curling iron, and also said that Dominique was rude, and passive aggressive when all she did was wash her hands

Encouraged Paul to do blackface

Encouraged Mark to throw pickle juice and hot sauce in Josh’s face

Filipina-British-American Immigrant

Hey everyone! I’ve been following this tumblr for a while and I love it. Not only has it addressed problematic representations of Asian people in the past, I have also learned a lot on portraying other non-Asian people of colour. I’m currently working on an alternate universe-dystopian novel where the Cold War turned “hot” but with people of colour as the main characters. I have come across novels that portray this, but it’s often from a white person’s perspective.

While I am fully Filipina by blood, I identify as a Fil-Brit-Am: born in the Philippines, lived in England for 12 years and currently live in America. Below is what I have experienced and/or observed.

Beauty Standards

Just like what some people have said on here, whiter = more attractive. In the Philippines, walk into any beauty store and you’ll instantly see tons of skin-whitening products. With women, pale skin was a beauty staple; with men, being handsome meant being “tall and dark”, but not “too dark”. In England, it was such a double standard. I went to a mainly white secondary/high school where for white girls, it was attractive to have tanned skin (the more tan = more attractive) while girls of colour were seen as the opposite. In America, you were “exotic” (my situation) or shamed.

Daily Struggles/Culture

Oh man. Balancing conservative Filipino values with those of the less conservative English was a struggle, especially going through puberty. While it was normal for my friends to hang out in the park after school everyday, date who they wanted and just get home before it was dark, my parents gave me a strict curfew (always way earlier than when my friends would go home) and pressured me to not date until finishing college. Back then, I resented my parents for what I saw as my lack of freedom. Looking back now, I understand why. We lived in a neighbourhood where crime was relatively high and during the time, it was also where a surge of immigrants from East Asia flowed into the UK. As you can imagine, our presence wasn’t welcomed. My parents were simply trying to protect me.

Dating and Relationships

For a lot of immigrants, education was THE way to progress to a more secure future. During my teenage years, my parents emphasized this with the whole “no dating until you finish college and have at least some form of a stable job”. They mellowed out after some time. In some talks with my mother, she said that my dad and her would prefer me to marry a Filipino because they would have a better understanding of our culture. However, if he is a good man, loving etc, the race wouldn’t matter. 

Food

In England, I discovered staples such as the “English breakfast”, cake with custard, scones, fish and chips, Indian curry while keeping to Filipino dishes at home (adobo, pancit anyone?). Even though I had the option to bring lunch to school, I decided to have meals from the cafeteria. Whether that was from a moment of other children thinking my lunch food was weird or I feared of being seen as different, I can’t remember. In America (with more diverse communities anyway), they’re more open to food of other cultures.

History Repeating in the Workplace

Philippines - you’ve guessed it: colonialism. From beauty standards to power, whiteness is seen as the best. Just like another poster has said, it makes me sad that Filipino culture has been eradicated through the ages and that I never got to experience it.

England and America - Having benefited from colonialism, there is a lot of colonial mentality (though subtle). From stories I’ve been told from my parents and their generation, this is common in workplaces. White people are fine working with people of colour until they hear that a person of colour is applying to be their manager. Then they suddenly have a problem (with the whole mentality of “people of colour can’t be leaders” crap). 

Identity Issues

With three cultures part of my identity, I never really knew what my identity was or even how to identify myself. I always had the feeling of “belonging everywhere and nowhere” at the same time. it was only until last year that I discovered a term for it: third culture kid (or fourth for me I guess). Third culture kids are people who have developed multiple cultures from having lived in multiple places: one from their parents’ culture, one they grew up in and the third being a combination of the two. It has helped me with my depression, as it stemmed from the fact that I had no label to call myself while everybody else seemed to. If you are like me, I would suggest the book Third Culture Kids: Growing Up Among Worlds by Ruth E. Van Reken and David C. Pollock. It helped me a lot.

Misconception/Micro-aggression/Religion

In England, discrimination was more towards the Asian community (in particular, the Muslim community despite living there for a long time). In secondary school (high school), I had the typical comments of “chink” and talking to me in a mocking Chinese accent. I remember one time when a guy asked me where I was from - I answered “Philippines” and he immediately said, “so basically Japan?” *rolls eyes* 

As I was raised Catholic, the family went to church every Sunday. After some time, due to some pressure from my mother, I became an altar server. We became pretty close to the church community. What I didn’t remember is when we first attended mass, (as my parents told me later) they had openly looked at us with disgust. This shocked me as I couldn’t imagine the church goers being so mean. Talk about “loving your neighbour”. Makes me wonder what would have happened if I didn’t become an altar server…

Things I’d like to see less of

- Asian women being portrayed as submissive, shy, petite or as the Dragon Lady

- Asian women only being seen as scientists (with the whole smart, nerdy Asian trope). What about writers? Mechanics? Musicians? Leaders even?! One of my characters is an Asian woman who is an investigative journalist.

Thing’s I’d like to see more of 

- Asian people being friends with or at least, being respectful towards non-Asian people of colour (in particular, black people). It’s my hope that my generation and the ones after ours will bridge that gap.

- That writers of colour get more representation. 

I look forward to learning more from y'all!!

Read more POC Profiles here or submit your own.

For any of you remotely thinking Cole would leave the show or is thinking about it does this sound like someone who is not dedicated to the show and the development. 

Taken from his reddit reply 3 days ago.

Here’s my opinion on this tall order as an actor on the show, so take it with a grain of salt.

While a smaller season (13 episodes) would keep the narratives more succinct, a larger season would compliment our show in the exact way we have all been wanting.

What you guys probably don’t know, because you’re only seeing the final product, is that we cut a TON of footage from this season due to timing. If nothing shot was omitted, we, realistically, would have had around 17 episodes worth of content.

We’re a huge ensemble for a show. Massive. And were only getting bigger. With Kevin becoming a series regular in season two, and the introduction of a host of new, fundamental, characters to the season, a taller order will give us space to discuss characters that many people feel didn’t get the screen time they deserved (which we all agree with).

it will also benefit us with negative space. What do I mean by negative space? I mean silence. Silence is a fundamental, drama building rule for entertainment. Actors will often bury a lot of micro expressions within that silence, and that can lend itself to character development. negative space is something season 1, truthfully, doesn’t have a lot of. And a larger season will allow us to keep and hold our voices in scenes that I believe will serve the quality of our show.

Another thing to consider, is that the majority of our audience comes from digital mediums such as the CW app and netflix. With our introduction to US netflix this month, many people will be binging our show all at once. A larger season only assists this kind of digestion.

Lastly, a larger season keeps everyone on the crew working :) many families will be very pleased to have a larger working order.

As of now, I can’t spoil too much, but we are not planning on any “filler” episodes. Considering how jam packed season 1 was, a larger order will allow us to re-infuse the show with a lot of the neo-noir genre elements we all grew to love as a cast and crew.

We’re all very excited to start working, and equally excited for you guys to see all our prospective work.

-Cole

Have some faith in the guy come on. 

https://www.reddit.com/user/ColeMSprouse

We thought they were a flower in a vase, they turned out to be shit in a bowl. افتكارناهم وردة في زهرية، طلعوا شخة في قصرية
—  Arabic expression; used to describe thinking highly of someone and discovering their true colors, described by the content of the bowl.
“So, how was the new job?”
“So terrible. A lot of micro management, really horrid system, people are tense and don’t get along.. Not at all what I thought it’d be.”
“Whad'dya know, we thought they’re a flower in a vase and they turn out to be shit in a bowl.”
youtube

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uLvKLUiCIkg

OFB IS DONE!

There’s a huge bias and there’s still a lot of micro-aggression and discrimination, structural discrimination, against LGBTQ people. We still mainly have male white artists who are representing an incredibly diverse community. When we have most of the successful LGBTQ artists being white men, we tend to prioritize that narrative over trans people of color or bisexual women or men or lesbian women, and I think there’s a danger when we lift one part of the community up and we silence another part of the community, and we need to encourage the other voices to be heard.
Today was a good day

I was out walking and a little bird flew down and landed in front of me, I knelt down and just kind of spoke to it ( I converse with animals alright? It’s a thing. I like being polite)

When I asked it a question it actually went peep!!
Then it flew off, but it got me thinking about a giant meeting a smol avian and just kind of crouching by it like “hey buddy, how’s it goin’”

And the avian, despite looking very human and being very intelligent
Just
“Peep!”

youtube

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WOJROVHJUOI

Let’s go shopping! Well, building first I guess.

I’ve been thinking a lot about Harry related discourse lately, including some suggestions that the way his statements get scrutinised is unbalanced in comparison to the way the other 1D boys are treated when it comes to song lyrics, statements they make in interviews and the general bar we set for them.

I get that it’s annoying that Harry appears to meet more political challenges in relation to the stuff he puts out there, but I’m going to put a positive flip side to that observation. I think Harry attracts particular scrutiny because he’s been more vocal and nuanced about issues which have a social justice lean, such as women’s rights and LGBT activism and that he’s even thinking about this stuff is a very good thing. I know that’s one of the reasons why, as a solo artist, he’s held particular appeal for me and I’ve been so excited to hear more from him as an individual. I think the reason he attracts more extensive critique is because he has consciously positioned himself as someone who gives thought to these issues, as someone who cares about, as he puts it himself, fundamental equality. He comes across in his marketing as someone who thinks about things like gender, women’s rights and LGBT identity and that’s a very, very inspiring thing to see in a 20-something popstar who could frankly choose to be a ‘rich kid of instagram’ and enjoy wealth and privilege without giving a fuck about anything or anyone.

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anonymous asked:

Alexander Titus Maximus

Full Name: Alexander Titus is his praenomen and nomen, the ‘Maximus’ cognomen he got for heroism in orbit above Calth.

Gender and Sexuality: Male, Straight (Demisexual)

Pronouns: He, Him, His

Ethnicity/Species: Human, Astartes, Espandoran, Space Latino

Birthplace and Birthdate: outside Herapolis, Espandor. 880 M30

Guilty Pleasures: Any meal that isn’t field rations, but especially space fajitas.

Phobias: As an astartes, technically, none. As a Horus Heresy veteran: the potential to be utterly corrupted by good intentions and fall to Chaos.

What They Would Be Famous For: Heroism in the Great Crusade, Horus Heresy, Indomitus Crusade

What They Would Get Arrested For: Finally snapping and yelling at a room full of M41/42 Imperials that their entire religion is a) wrong and b) disgustingly similar to Chaos

OC You Ship Them With: Inquisitor Elizabeth Kane of the Ordo Hereticus

OC Most Likely To Murder Them:  Inquisitor Elizabeth Kane of the Ordo Hereticus (see ‘most likely to be arrested for’)

Favorite Movie/Book Genre: Old, optimistic sci-fi with minimal/villified conflict.

Least Favorite Movie/Book Cliche:

“I have combined the DNA of the world’s most evil animals to make the most evil creature of them all.”

“It turns out it’s Man."   

Talents and/or Powers: Transhuman physiology, notable personal and group charisma, notably quick and fluid/lateral thinking, skilled at reading people and delegating tasks accordingly rather than getting bogged down in micro-management (unlike a lot of Ultramarines). 

Why Someone Might Love Them: He’s a good combat officer- never gives orders he wouldn’t himself follow, leads by action/inspiration. Treats his own- and all, really -soldiers with respect tinged by paternalism without patronization.

Why Someone Might Hate Them: His enemies would hate him for pretty obvious reasons. His allies might hate him for a number of reasons: His quiet adherence to the old atheist ‘Imperial Truth’ rather than faith in the ‘God-Emperor’, the way he willfully ignores or countermands orders that conflict with his own ethos, the fact that he only really takes orders from his Primarch and regards anyone else as making ‘suggestions’. 

How They Change: He slowly lets go of his disgust for religion in general (it’s a source of comfort to a lot of people), comes to see the glaring flaws in the Crusade-Era Imperium more clearly for where they’ve led, and decides to embody the ideals he feels humanity should have rather than those it does have- leading by example rather than allow himself to sink into despair over how far humanity’s fallen.

Why You Love Them: He’s a smart-ass space latino Roman tribune who is basically the 42nd millenium version of Captain America: he’s loyal to the dream, the potential, not the politicians/government.

Here’s my opinion on this tall order as an actor on the show, so take it with a grain of salt.

While a smaller season (13 episodes) would keep the narratives more succinct, a larger season would compliment our show in the exact way we have all been wanting.

What you guys probably don’t know, because you’re only seeing the final product, is that we cut a TON of footage from this season due to timing. If nothing shot was omitted, we, realistically, would have had around 17 episodes worth of content.

We’re a huge ensemble for a show. Massive. And were only getting bigger. With Kevin becoming a series regular in season two, and the introduction of a host of new, fundamental, characters to the season, a taller order will give us space to discuss characters that many people feel didn’t get the screen time they deserved (which we all agree with).

it will also benefit us with negative space. What do I mean by negative space? I mean silence. Silence is a fundamental, drama building rule for entertainment. Actors will often bury a lot of micro expressions within that silence, and that can lend itself to character development. negative space is something season 1, truthfully, doesn’t have a lot of. And a larger season will allow us to keep and hold our voices in scenes that I believe will serve the quality of our show.

Another thing to consider, is that the majority of our audience comes from digital mediums such as the CW app and netflix. With our introduction to US netflix this month, many people will be binging our show all at once. A larger season only assists this kind of digestion.

Lastly, a larger season keeps everyone on the crew working :) many families will be very pleased to have a larger working order.

As of now, I can’t spoil too much, but we are not planning on any “filler” episodes. Considering how jam packed season 1 was, a larger order will allow us to re-infuse the show with a lot of the neo-noir genre elements we all grew to love as a cast and crew.

We’re all very excited to start working, and equally excited for you guys to see all our prospective work.

— 

https://www.reddit.com/user/ColeMSprouse/comments/

Well, here’s ONE intelligent user on reddit—I love what Cole says about a longer/larger season and agreed all along. Because duh. Also kinda love how he verrrry politely lets them know what irritating, pretentious dimwits they are

ninjatressa  asked:

Hey so this is the first season I've ever watched so I guess I'm a little lost. Why does everyone hate Paul exactly? (Also has Alex done anything awful because she's a strong competitor and I appreciate that??)

Paul is pretty mysoginistic. He enjoys berating women and calling them c*nts (Michelle and Bridgette on BB18). He even said that he does it on purpose to be offensive. Last season he compared Da’Vonne to black licorice and this season he exhibited a lot of micro-aggressions against Dominique. Said she was aggressive, angry, and rude when all she would do is wash her hands. Also said that he would put her in her place. Tried to do blackface this season to harass Dominique and encouraged other people to harass her as well.

Alex had been shit talking Dominique a lot, but then said she liked her and that she wasn’t her target so I don’t see her as a good game player. Then when feeds first started she called all of the other girls sluts and whores. Said that Jessica bought her looks, but Alex has had multiple boob jobs herself. Also said that Jessica fucked her way on the show. Knows girls that lied and said they got raped and ruined people’s lives just because they didn’t want to admit they had sex with someone Basically just hates women and doesn’t do what’s best for her game.

anonymous asked:

im happy for u !!!! also,,, do you mind suggesting places online to make money like that ? :0 idk what reputable sources are but need money for food/hygiene stuff/etc while im in college, ;-;

Alright this might be a bit of a long post but here is my routine pretty much. I’m gonna put it under a readmore so I’m sorry mobile users. 

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