This scene is SO important. Maleficent is with someone she trusts, someone she considers a friend. And then the next thing she knows, she wakes up in pain, bleeding, with her wings burned off. A huge part of her has been destroyed.
Rape is so prominent in our culture that it is in a Disney movie. Maybe not explicitly, but it is very clear what this scene represents and it is so sad.
I fucking cried my eyes out during this scene
AJ even confirmed that this is what this scene was a metaphor for (x) - just because i saw someone say today that this is not what this scene is about
'We were very conscious that it was a metaphor for rape': The actress explained how the scene in which her character has her wings ripped off her body while in a drug-induced sleep had to be something 'so violent and aggressive' that it would make her 'lose all sense of her maternity, her womanhood and her softness'
when a man violates a woman, he cuts off her wings.
K, but, James had a friend facing bigotry and he became an illegal animagus to help make that friend’s life better.
Snape had a friend facing bigotry and he joined up with the bigots.
Like end of contest, bye
I’m trying hard to live by Cat Principles.
1- I am glorious above all things
2- Eat when hungry, sleep when sleepy, play when bored
3- Affection is given and received on my terms and only mine
4- Show displeasure clearly.
6- Demand the things you want. If they aren’t given, demand them again, but louder this time.
7- If you are touched when you don’t want to be, say so. If they continue to touch you, make them bleed.
Liz: Was just talking w/ my friend Alex about what a plot twist it would be if the Firelord was nerdier than expected
Liz: like nerdier than Tenzin
Liz: Like a LARPing, airbrushed wolf t-shirt wearing, legitimate nerd.
heather: it’d be great if she was that nerdy but talked like mai
Liz: oh GOD
heather: monotonely stating the lore of some rpg
kalei: so if she’s Tina
I can just hear Zuko a la Bob, ”Ah, God.”
I’m a huge supporter of things which annoy misogynistic rich white men
3D Version of One Direction’s Steal My Girl
Must listen with earphones/headphones
It’s October 1 and I am just picturing Chris Colfer throwing open double doors to a massive closet towering with craft supply boxes.
His time has come again.
shoutout to darren criss for existing
A friend of mine brought it to my attention that Mitt Romney shares a striking resemblance to The Illusive Man. Now I cannot unsee….
Consent means to give permission.
It is both people’s responsibility to get consent from their partners. Everyone has the right to decide whether they want to have sex or not.
· Freely given — no pressure, no manipulation, and no asking if it was ok to do halfway through or after the fact.
· Informed — telling them about any STDs they should know about, being honest about using condoms and birth control, and being honest about whether you’re sexually active with other people.
· Something you can take back — it’s ok to stop or change your mind at any time. Saying “yes” once doesn’t mean saying “yes” forever, or “yes” to other sexual activities.
· Enthusiastic — being excited about it, not just letting it happen.
When people think about consent, “no means no” often comes to mind. But saying “yes” is really important, too. A straight-up “yes!” means that no one has to guess or assume anything, and you’ll know they’re really into it.