thats how white i am

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stop sleepin on Pitch

queerrobbiereyes  asked:

I loved your think piece on Laura, it's set precisely around the fandom that is supposed to be built upon her, which is not to excuse her shit, and I hope fandom realises that quick because even Emily Browning and Bryan Fuller have said that this episode was only meant to show us her road while not to empathise with her, just to understand where she is coming from but that in the end she's just a really really shitty person, who might not even get redemption fo rhwat she did.

Thank you! It was something that I felt, and I had to talk about it. I knew I couldn’t have been the only one seeing this. I know I wasn’t the only one feeling uncomfortable here.

But that’s the issue - the fandom’s desire to overly empathize with her. We can’t even put this on the writers or even the actors. The writers may have included some troubling things in this show, but they did really well in not trying to make the audience forget who Laura is and what she’s done. They didn’t attempt to make her actions okay, not even in the narrative. In this case, we can’t blame The Powers that Be for what the fandom is doing. Which brings me to my next point.

We’ve all been in those fandoms where there could be White characters who have done horrible things and they don’t feel any remorse for the things that they’ve done. Yet, the fandom still finds a way to infantilize these characters. The fandoms finds a way to overly empathize with these downright, horrible White characters. In theory, that’s okay. There’s nothing wrong with empathizing with them. The problem lies in the fact that the fandom usually takes that into a completely different direction. The fandom goes down this road of rewriting canon mythology and facts; the fandom has a tendency of employing this revisionist history in regards to their horrible White fave. It could be plain as day that there’s no logical reason for this character to have done this one thing (or multiple things) and there’s nothing that could justify their actions, but the fandom will still find a way to make it so. 

My issue doesn’t lie with Laura. What you see is what you get. I don’t hate her. She’s interesting, but I don’t like her.  My problem just lies in what she symbolizes, and the fandom’s response to her is a great example of that symbolism. Just think about how many fans are quick to jump to her defense against other fans who rightfully dislike her. I saw people in her tag ready to defend her before her episode even aired. I saw people talk about the fact that they were ready to block people who disliked Laura before her episode even aired. Before the audience really got to know Laura, people were already willing to defend her. Before she even needed a ‘defense squad’, there was a defense squad. Figuratively, that’s what it was. The only reason that was even a thing is because she’s a White woman, and that’s the symbolism that makes me uncomfortable. 

I’m not telling anyone that they can’t like her; I’m not saying that at all. Everyone’s free to like her; it’s none of my business. But I’m also saying you need to understand why she makes some fans uncomfortable. And it’s deeper than the go-to reason of misogyny. Sometimes, female characters are just unlikable. We can chalk that up to bad writing, but the point still stands.

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Okay yeah Maps gets the most into it but Damian styles his hair just a little differently and I think that says something

There best be a We Bare Bears reference in Ducktales 2017 or I'm leaving

Deforest Kelley + Hats in Steve Canyon: Operation Jettison

2/ song and lyric inspired edits of my biases

I thought I could fly
        so why did I drown?
Jason Walker - Down
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Weekend Selfies! On Saturday I discovered you can prop your phone up and use your toes to press the camera button. 

anonymous asked:

THE SHOW IS SHOT IN VANCOUVER CANADA THERE ARE SO MANY ASIANS THERE DON'T TELL ME THEY COULDN'T FIND A PART FILIPINO CHILD ACTOR WHEN IT'S 98% LIKELY THAT THEY DIDN'T EVEN BOTHER TO TRY. SINCERELY A FILIPINO CANADIAN. PINOY PRIDE MF

This is false. Filipino children don’t exist. Children of color don’t exist. We just wake up ethnic one day after puberty hits. I don’t remember the part where I was white af but I’m sure it happened because that’s what Elschlong told me. I trust her. She sounds like the person to go to in all racial matters.