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the romeo&juliet lesbian au you never knew you needed

s t a r r i n g - samira wiley as juliet; kimiko glenn as romeo; nicole beharie as mercutio; chadwick boseman as the prince of verona; john boyega as paris; rinko kikuchi as benvolio; ken watanabe as montague; naoko mori as lady montague; lupita nyong’o as tybalt; idris elba as capulet; renee elise goldsberry as lady capulet

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I always see people appreciating women of color, but seem to exclude Asians from this. Asian women are poc as well and are beautiful, intelligent, strong women. So here are 10 of my favorite Asian actresses. Feel free to add to the list.

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t h e  g o r g o n s  were three powerful, winged daemons named medusa, stheno, and euryale. while descriptions of gorgons vary across greek literature, the term commonly refers to any of three sisters who had hair made of living, venomous snakes, as well as a horrifying visage that turned those who beheld her to stone. of the three sisters, only medusa was mortal, and so it was her head which king polydectes of seriphos commanded the young hero perseus to fetch.