‘10 to 15 years ago, it was a relatively new phenomenon, [in the late 90s], more ladies fronting metal bands. Of course, it’s not an entirely new thing, but there was a different type of music attached to it, a different vibe to it, compared to early 80s with Doro and Lita Ford and more the heavy metal genre. More and more bands came and maybe had a bit of the same sound in the beginning. First it was called gothic metal, a name I didn’t understand…’
Metal Frontwomen vs 'Female-Fronted Metal’(Soaring Highs and Brutal Lows)
If a post that boils down to “Black women - especially dark-skinned Black women - deserve love and the chance to see women like them portrayed as desirable and respected by heroes in fiction and saying otherwise is messed up” makes you angry enough to throw even a minor tantrum just because you saw a quote from it…
You might want to work on checking your racism because that is beyond fucked up.
South African actress Charlize Theron broke our screens when she won awards for a mind blowing performance of notorious female serial killer, Aileen Wuornos, in Monster. Charlize was also harbouring a horrific family murder secret herself.
On the 21st of June 1991, Charlize’s alcoholic father, Charles Theron, was physically assaulting her mother, Gerda Aletta, and threatening to harm them both. Gerda then grabbed a gun and shot Charles dead in self defence in their Johanasburg farm house. Charlize was only 15 at the time.
Go tell that person you like them or you are completely in love with them.
Go ask for that raise.
Go for that job interview.
Go buy that shirt.
Go on an adventure.
Don’t be afraid to live because life can be cut short.