my stuff okay

i understand people will come and go. not everyone will be with you throughout your life. i get that and sometimes it’s really for the best. but sometimes their leave is so… sudden. it’s not a “we just had different interests/lives and drifted away” thing. sometimes i just remember people who seem like they just stopped existing. their social media abandoned without explanation.

people say “i want to stop existing” and/or “people will forget about me once i’m gone”. no… they won’t. if you were at least an ounce of importance to them, they’ll be concerned about you and wonder where you went.

anonymous asked:

While your commentary on Moffat's DrWho progressiveness has good points, he's never been good with nonbinaryness or the suggestion of it. This new Dr is a win for women, not genderfluid people. The Dr's switching from a cis man to a cis women, and probably going to start calling themself a women on the basis of their body-type ie the opposite of progressive. Moffat's done a LOT, but not in this area. As a nb person, DrWho is painfully binary, but obvious because of all the obvious missed opportu

Hiya!

I think you’re definetly right, mostly! Though I’d argue that this is still definetly a win for gender-fluid people, (The Doctor is now gender-fluid, that’s 100% confirmed and indisputable. I think they’re now the first ever gender-fluid character on mainstream British TV. For such a historic, iconic British character, one of such huge importance to British pop culture, this isn’t anything other than a win!), you’re definetly correct in that gender-fluidity and non binary issues aren’t suddenly interchangable though, I shouldn’t have sort of intrinsicly linked the two together, so I’ll go and edit my post right now to reflect that - not sure what that’ll do ultimately; that post has already gained all the traction it’s going to get, but hopefully that helps a little!

I’ll disagree that Jodie Whittaker in the role is ‘the opposite of progressive’ though. Again, I’m not non-binary or trans so forgive me if this is out of line for me to say, and if it is, let me know and I’ll amend what I say here, but I think this comes down to the fact that Time Lords don’t really recognize the concept of being cisgender as we do. To them, gender is a fluid thing that changes from regeneration to regeneration. It’s as malleable as dying your hair or getting a tan. They’re an alien race, after all, and their self-described concepts of gender are going to be completely different to ours. Perhaps it’s less thoughtful from an out-of-universe perspective to suggest that The Doctor’s gender identity changes every few years alongside their body-type, it’s certainly not a perfect way of reflecting human concepts of gender, but it’s certainly not unprogressive either. Moreover, within the fiction itself, were Thirteen as-played-by Jodie Whittaker to be a trans-male with gender dysphoria, the question of why he couldn’t just regenerate to fix his gender dysphoria would surely be the obvious one to ask! (Not to mention the question of why Jodie Whittaker, a cis-woman, is playing a trans-male in the first place).

Also important is to take a look at are the real world implications of giving a woman this role. From now on, we have a mainstream role on TV that can literally go to anyone of any gender. Every few years this role will be recast and it will literally be open to everyone to audition for. A huge, career-making, sci-fi role is now perfectly gender-netural! That is massive in the casting world, a major, major victory for all British actors in the industry, and is undeniably groundbreaking, progressive stuff! The impact of Thirteen’s casting on the acting world cannot be understated. 

Ultimately I also think this is an issue that comes down to the actor in question. I think we’ll only get a non-binary, they/them pronoun using Doctor when a non-binary, they/them pronoun using actor is cast. The Doctor is ultimately a personal reflection of the actor who plays them, that’s whats so wonderful about the part, and as Jodie Whittaker is cisgender, so too will her Doctor be a cisgender woman, I don’t see anything wrong with that, and I definetly think it’s unwise to criticise her and Chris Chibnall for making that decision. I’d love for a non-binary actor to play The Doctor in the future, and if/when that happens, we will look back to Jodie Whittaker’s casting as being a pivotal, barrier-breaking moment in making that happen!

I’m painfully aware that I’ve been talking for far too long about a topic I know not nearly enough about, so if anyone who does know more about non-binary issues wants to contribute please please do, I’d hate to think I’m sort of shouting into the void being insensitive and getting things wrong! 

Thanks for the ask!

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i’ve come to the conclusion that im going to be a Sith for halloween and am going to make my own costume so I need to start soon since im a procrastinator

stay tuned for more

finally read the maul comic, and that was just…really boring, honestly. far too predictable, trying way too hard to be as edgy™ as possible, and didn’t show any particularly interesting insights into maul’s character

(i liked the art? and aurra sing and cad bane were kinda fun? but that didn’t really make up for a lackluster storyline)

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I dunno but listen to this song (x)  & tumbls kills the quality pls click

anonymous asked:

Pidge is so precious!!! I love how you draw her, specially I love how fluffy she looks with long hair <3 I thought she would look stunning with that hair and a dress but, maybe she's not comfortable using one (but for some reason she has to), so everyone also uses one to support her :D

Wait.. what?

Listen I know we all love bilingual Lance and boy oh boy guess who’s here with some bilingual headcanons!!

•Lance used to speak fluent spanish as a child, but when he started going to public school, he just … Lost that ability.
•Lance can understand some words and phrases in spanish but doesn’t really know how to form sentences. (he knows all the cursewords and tries to use them as much as he can bc that’s Cool™)
•He can understand enough words to get the gist of what people are saying.
•Lance started to feel kind of detatched from his family since he couldn’t speak spanish and basically everyone else (save for the younger kids) could.
•His family doesn’t put any effort into teaching him spanish bc they want him to be more American than Hispanic (a sad truth that I unfortunately experienced)
•Lance starts to take spanish classes seriously when he gets to high school. He slowly learns how to form proper sentences, and he’s at the top of his class bc he wants to connect with his family language-wise. He tries hard, and grasps the language without any help from his fluent-spanish-speaking parents.
•One time, he had to do a project in spanish class, but he didn’t know how to form the sentence he wanted. So, he goes to his parents for help.
•Big mistake.
•His parents are from different regions of south america, so they speak different forms of spanish. Whatever he’s learning at school is. Not. The same.
•He had to go back and forth from his dad to his mom for one goddamn question like holy crow.
•"No, no! Your father is wrong! I speak PROPER spanish!“
-That was an actual quote from my mother it’s legit.
•His father ends up being right. At least in terms of School Spanish.
•Lance’s teacher ended up taking points away anyway bc she knew he wasn’t capable of speaking in such eloquent, complex spanish.
•He once went over his vocab list with his fam since he forgot his spanish dictionary at school. Another mistake. Don’t ask your different-spanish-speaking parents for translations when they’re in the same room.
•They spent more time arguing about the translation than actually translating.
•Mom: “Aficion? I’ve never heard that word in my life! It doesn’t exist!”
•"It means ceiling fan, mom.“
•M: “Oh! Then you mean ‘hincha’!”
•Dad: “Hincha?! Are you trying to teach our son slang?!”
•"Wait, that’s slang?!“
•"Well, ya-”
•D: “Aficion es the tiki tiki.”
•M: “No. El tiki tiki es la hincha!”
•They slowly seep into full spanish and Lance is watching on in amusement.
•He ends up texting his aunt about the right answer, and she tells him that it’s aficion.
•Mom loses the argument.
•He has a presentation in class for an oral test. He knows he has a great accent and great understanding of spanish, but when he goes up to speak, he can’t say anything.
•Everything comes out slow and stuttered, but he still gets an A+ bc his pronunciation is on point.
•There’s a non-hispanic/latinx kid in his class. They get straight A’s and speak faster than Lance. Lance is jealous of them. It’s not fair that a person who isn’t surrounded by latin culture can speak it so well, while he can’t.
•They’re the top 2 in the class, but Lance is always second. He’s always second in everything.
•Eventually, Lance learns enough Spanish to understand full sentences. He gets a giddiness in his chest when he can understand EXACTLY what is being said in spanish. He loves it.
•Even when his parents are scolding him in spanish, he tries his best not to smile bc he UNDERSTANDS!! •He tries to get his parents/family to communicate with him in Spanish more bc he’s so proud that he can FINALLY understand them. He feels connected to them again, and loves the feeling of embracing his heritage at last.
•Then … His family asks hin why he never talks back in spanish.
•Lance is still shy and insecure about his spanish, bc sometimes he makes mistakes. And sometimes, fluent speakers are not the nicest when it comes to that. He’s afraid they’ll make fun of him bc he’s still learning.
•He goes to a restaurant that has people who only speak spanish in it. He then has to order from the menu.
•He asks for a soda. When the waitress leaves, his entire family is beaming at him. He asks why.
•They gush about his perfect pronunciation and format. They’re proud of him. They had no idea he knew it so well.
•Lance is almost brought to tears bc his family is just as proud of him as he is - especially on something so important to him.
•He talks and laughs with his family at dinner again after that.
•When he gets in space, he tries to keep himself knowledgeable in spanish. He doesn’t want to forget again.
•He listens to old spanish radio shows and songs all of the time. He listens to sports, no matter which kind, in spanish.
•He tries to teach the other paladins Spanish. He grins when they start cussing under their breath in spanish. Sometimes, the paladins will just slip into it and they’ll forget that they’re speaking another language bc it’s so second-nature to them.
•But Lance notices, and it feels a little more like home.

Bitty’s not-so-secret Patreon

Bitty sets up a patreon with a low monthly goal to offset the cost of his baking supplies, offering rewards like early video access, Skype cooking lessons, and personalized recipes. At higher tiers Bitty will actually cook for you: $75 gets you an overnighted dessert, etc. 

His normal viewers snatch up the rewards quickly, but it’s still not quite enough now that he’s baking for SMH and several Falconers.

Jack himself has been banned from pledging, but that doesn't stop him from telling his teammates about the site; wealthy, young, hungry teammates who promptly start trying to one up each other to get the ‘best’ rewards.

But the Falconers pledges are soon dwarfed by an anonymous donor who’s French and French-Canadian dessert rewards must be delivered by courier to an unknown destination. Since these requests seem to coincide with Jack’s home games, Bitty is sure the donor is actually his boyfriend and he plays along, dutifully handing off secret packages several times a month. 

At least, Bitty thinks this is the case until a few months later when Alicia comes for a visit and asks that Eric please stop sending food because Bob’s been cheating on his diet using Eric as a middle-man.