Steve ‘did it hurt - a little’ Rogers
#/SCREAMS ABOUT HOW SKINNY!STEVE’S CHRONIC PAIN PROBABLY FUCKED UP HIS PERCEPTION OF PAIN FOR LIFE #STEVE ROGERS ‘OKAY YEAH THAT’S UNPLEASANT’ WOULD PARALYSE ANYONE ELSE #AND THAT’S NOT THE SERUM #THAT’S SKINNY STEVE THROUGH AND THROUGH (via beccabuchanans)
He does the same thing when he hits the floor of the Triskelion in CA:TWS. Stubborn boy.
Also, please, someone write some meta about attachment theory in chronically ill children and how it psychologically messes them up for their whole lives! How they are slower to trust, walking wounded psychologically from birth, never mind their physical issues, failure to bond, failure to thrive, and how strong Steve is that he’s fighting to do all of it, and be good, and brave, and courageous. Just, my heart.
sailor moon graphic meme: [6/6] friendships/ships
↳haruka tenoh and michiru kaioh
If I can be with you, I won’t hesitate to sell my soul to the devil.
fan challenge - twenty relationships: the sailor senshi (4/20)
we want to always be together, to live together just as we are. I want to make a future with everyone. no matter how tough it gets, I just want to live my life with these people…! [x]
Let’s remember that Bucky Barnes without Steve Rogers was the kid who befriended a small sickly boy looked down on and picked on by everyone else without caring what anyone thought.
Bucky Barnes without Steve Rogers was a smart, bright, likable young man who enjoyed going to dance halls and science fairs.
Bucky Barnes without Steve Rogers earned the respect, friendship, and loyalty of his soldiers to such an extent that when a stranger in spangly tights saves their lives only to ask them to follow him back into the fray, they agree because this guy’s nuts but he’s got Sarge’s seal of approval.
Bucky Barnes without Steve Rogers withstood years of unimaginable physical and psychological torture until his captors were finally forced to strip him of his memories and all sense of self in order to make him compliant, and even then had to phrase his missions as fights for the good of the world.
And then, Bucky Barnes, with no knowledge of Steve Rogers or himself, with no agency or moral compass, couldn’t be kept out of cryostasis for too long lest he regain the smallest sense of self and turn on his masters. Because even they knew that James Buchanan Barnes was the furthest thing from a bully, and feared the vengeance he would bring down on them if he realized what they were forcing him to do.
And this is just Bucky Barnes in the MCU, who’s had maybe a half hour of screen time and a handful of lines.
Yeah, the seeds of the Winter Soldier are in Bucky, insomuch as he is competent, loyal, fierce, a brilliant tactician, capable of doing the dirty work to save others the burden, and a bit ruthless when it comes to protecting innocents and those he loves. But isn’t it telling that even stripped of everything but these attributes and then turned to destruction and chaos he becomes, not a bully, but an asset of terrifying efficiency? The Winter Soldier is single-minded and brutal in carrying out his missions, but he is an effective soldier, not a bully.
James Buchanan Barnes is a hero, and nothing, not the absence of one man (even a man like Steve Rogers) or anything else, could change that.
the unholy offspring of lightning and de..AWWWWWWWWWW
Early Feminism in the Philippines
The Philippines has been noted as having one of the smallest gender disparities in the world. The gender gap has been closed in both health and education; the country has had two female presidents (Corazon Aquino from 1986-1992 and Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo from 2001-2010); and had its first woman Supreme Court justice (Cecilia Muñoz Palma in 1973) before the United States had one (Sandra Day O’Connor in 1981). These achievements reflect a long history of efforts by women to involve themselves equally in governance as well as in society.
I was expecting a little bit more from the post and was suprised a few of these Filipinas were left out:
- Gabriela Silang a revolutionary – a representation of female bravery – who fought against Spanish colonialism in the 18th century. Silang was a contrast to the chaste and religiously devout image of the Filipino lady as portrayed by Jose Rizal through his Spanish-language novels, Noli Me Tangere and El Filibusterismo.
- Clemencia Lopez became the first Filipino to enter the White House and the first to testify before a U.S. Senate hearing as a representative of her subjugated people.
- Sofia Reyes de Veyra an educator, social worker and first secretary and co-founder (with Mary E. Coleman) of Asociacion Feminista Filipina, the first women’s club in the Philippines. Its establishment in June 1905 marked the start of the Feminist Movement in the country. She also organized the Manila Women’s Club which later became the nucleus of the National Federation of Women’s Clubs. This federation was in the forefront of the campaign to give women the right to vote and other rights. The women of the Philippines won these rights in 1931.
- Dr. Carol Pagaduan-Araullo an UP cum laude graduate, medical doctor, 2012 UP Distinguished Alumni awardee and Bagong Alyansang Makabayan (BAYAN) chairperson. While Dr. Araullo was UP Student Council vice chairman and an activist imprisoned for opposing martial law.
Unabridged version of Hercules, California Councilmember Myrna de Vera’s speech, delivered during the 2012 Filipina Women’s Network’s 100 Most Influential Filipina Women of the US
Philippines was ranked 3rd highest in Asia Pacific region for gender equality according to the Worldwide Index of Women’s Advancement report released by global financial firm MasterCard. Yet there’s still PH laws that are unfair to women.
- Filipinas who were first in PH history
- I Am… Woman: Historic Filipinas
- #SexTalk: Who is the Filipina of today?
- Sampaguita Girl: The Pinay Activist Timeline
- Women play key role in PH peace process
- VIDEO: Where does the Filipino woman stand today?
- Of race and gender clashes: Do women rise above labels?
- 'Breaking the Silence': The truth about abortion
- Defending Filipino women from stereotypes
- Importing, exporting stereotypes: How do global Pinays cope?
- Barbara Jane Reyes: Virtual Blog Tour, Is Pinay Lit a Genre, and Tagging Others
- Denise Cruz’s Transpacific Femininities: The Making of the Modern Filipina
- Mina Roces’ Women’s Movements and the Filipina 1986-2008
- Melinda L. de Jesús’ Pinay Power: Peminist Critical Theory (reprinted this year)
- A systems approach to improving maternal health in the Philippines by Dale Huntington, Eduardo Banzon, and Zenaida Dy Recidoro
- Does Feminism Have to Address Race? by Latoya Peterson
- Early Feminism in the Philippines by Athena Lydia Casambre and Steven Rood
- Feminism and race in the Philippines
- Feminism and the present image of Filipino women
- Filipiniana: Philippine Women’s Studies
- News From the Tropics: Is there Feminism in the Philippines?
- Philippines: Feminists Converse on Social Movement Building
- The changing role of women in Philippine society by Cicely Richard
- The changing role of women in Philippine society by G. Fitzsimmon
- The changing role of women in Philippine society by Zakiya Mahomed
Mark Ruffalo posing with fans outside “Infinitely Polar Bear” Premiere Gala at 2014 Toronto International Film Festival
Clint Barton would take 10 bullets and keep shooting until he finished a mission but if he got a paper cut he would probably complain about it for 3 hours to Natasha
Zuhair Murad Paris Fashion Week 2014
DIY Potion and Spell Book Tutorial from Better After. This is a really good tutorial using plastic toys, glue gun, cardstock and paper towels. This FIY is based on a tutorial by SEEING THINGS - my favorite Halloween Blog that had great printables and tutorials and is now DEAD & GONE. This is why if I see a printable I like, I don’t wait unitl later to download it.
~This would also be a nice tutorial for an actual spell book instead of just a decoration.
valor and faith (x)
#UNHINGED SCREAMING #SECOND GIF THEYRE SO IN SYNC #this is so horrible oh my god #oh hhhh god oh my god #dream team #dream couple #dream everything #they are so perfect #oh no i’m getting emotional #i just want steve and peggy to do everything together #steve and peggy: jaeger pilots #steve and peggy: way too competitive at their kid’s softball game #steve and peggy: matching dress uniforms on their wedding day #steve and peggy: exchanging secret smiles and breaking my heart since 1943 #steve and peggy: BOTH ARE THE BRAINS AND BOTH ARE THE MUSCLE #steve and peggy planning things #steve and peggy eating breakfast together #STEVE AND PEGGY! #MR AND MRS CARTER-ROGERS! #EVERYTHING HURTS! (via)
"anime is racially ambiguous" aka "these Asian characters with Asian names and Asian cultural markers made by Asian people don’t look like the hideously caricaturized narrow stereotypes of Asians that I’ve been used to seeing."
It’s funny how conservatives are always going on about the “gay agenda,” when it’s the straight people that have an agenda. Seriously. The straight agenda starts brainwashing kids from birth, putting boy-babies in blue clothes and girl-babies in pink clothes, deciding which toys they get to play with and which school subjects they “ought” to be good at, and backing that up with millions of dollars worth of advertising as the children grow up, reinforced by constant brainwashing by their own families.
Not to mention unfair and uneven media representation, showing unrealistically uniform heterosexual casts and hardly any homosexual/bisexual/trans/queer/ace/pan protagonists, discouraging young adults from exploring their queerness because it clearly isn’t the done thing. In fact, it’s a horrible sin, because most religious leaders from multiple religions are anti-queer, and are happy to fill the airwaves with queerphobic hate. The same thing goes for most political leaders and “pillars” of the community.
The straight agenda makes it acceptable for someone to joke about another person’s baby daughter by saying: “Oh, she’s a pretty one! You’re gonna have to fight the boys off with a stick once she’s in her teens!” As if that’s okay and not sexualizing a child before it can even talk, but if that same girl becomes an adult and tries coming out as a bisexual at the age of eighteen, she’s way too young to understand her own sexuality and must have been “corrupted” or “misled”.
A twelve-year-old boy and a girl are called “cute” when they hold hands, but if two boys do the same, they’re told they’re being “too gay”. A man who forces his attentions on a woman is condemned less than a gay man who only wants to marry his loving, committed life-partner. In fact, the assaulter is often lauded for being “manly” and is considered to be following his “natural” heterosexual urges, whereas the gay couple is considered “freakish” and “undermining moral and cultural values”.
In many cities, a lesbian couple can’t kiss on the street without being insulted, harassed or treated as though their relationship is pornographic entertainment for the titillation of straight men, but the same straight men can verbally or physically abuse their wives in public without anyone saying a word.
In many schools, a boy can bully and beat another boy without teachers speaking out against his bullying, but a boy can’t take another boy to the prom without teachers telling him it’s not allowed.
A heterosexual rape scene with a man raping a woman sparks less controversy among moviegoing audiences than a consensual homosexual kiss between men. Because obviously, the objectification and brutalization of women is more normal and tolerable than “twisted fags” daring to kiss each other consensually.
A straight male mass-shooter who uses the excuse of having been turned down by women as a reason to kill other people is given more sympathetic media coverage than an innocent trans woman who is the victim of a violent hate crime.
And it’s the gay agenda that’s doing damage to society? Really? Who exactly has the agenda, here? The straight agenda does its best to convince queer people that they’re unnatural, sinful, shameful, broken, dangerous, doomed or just downright undeserving of life, let alone basic rights. The straight agenda has most major media organizations, religious establishments and politicians backing them up and helping them spread their message.
And what does the so-called “gay agenda” have? People that want to get married? Wow. That’s so damaging to society.