theme ©

kateordie:

thesignaturething:

Chris Pratt interrupts the interview to french braid intern’s hair x

This is like in the top 10 of sexiest things I’ve ever seen.

I’ve been watching this for five minutes straight, trying to understand how this girl isn’t face-flushed-toes-curling-eyes-dilating-batshit-crazy-aroused.

Reblog    2 hours ago    48,133 notes    via    source

unmoveablebeast:

dirtygrandma:

once upon a time, in Japan…. *white characters*

this takes place in Africa… *white characters*

our story starts in the Middle East… *white characters*

Long ago in Europe… *white characters* “for historical accuracy”

Reblog    3 hours ago    15,214 notes    via    source

wiggleman99:

mapsontheweb:

Countries that recognize the State of Palestine

anybody else notice a trend here?
Reblog    4 hours ago    5,945 notes    via    source

yagazieemezi:

The gorgeous Rwandan-Canadian model, Happy Umurerewa

Photographed by Collin Gaudet

Reblog    1 day ago    737 notes    via    source

Little Richard being completely serious (x)

Reblog    1 day ago    8,772 notes    via    source
"The world isn’t against you, my dear, it just doesn’t care."
- Modern Life Is War (via melisica)
Reblog    1 day ago    4,866 notes    via    source

standwithpalestine:

A beautiful gesture from Lebanon - names of Palestinians killed by Israel in the last two weeks were hung on huge banners in Raouché, Beirut during a demonstration against the latest Zionist assault on Gaza, July 22, 2014. Protesters also threw flowers into the sea. Over 600 people have been killed (as of the morning of July 23, 2014), at least 25% of whom were children.

(Photos: Jamal Saidi / Reuters)

Reblog    1 day ago    4,051 notes    via    source

standwithpalestine:

The BBC are a fucking joke. 

(Thanks for the submission.)

Reblog    1 day ago    3,274 notes    via    source

dcwomenkickingass:

mikemaihack:

No one is more excited about Batgirl’s new costume than Kara.

Original available here
More BGSG comics

LOVE THIS!

Reblog    2 days ago    14,940 notes    via    source

naturously-freakish:

couldnt stop laughing

Reblog    2 days ago    132,065 notes    via    source

arabicforprincess:

Shuja’iyah: Land of the Brave from 

this broke my heart completely. i can’t stop crying.

Reblog    2 days ago    89 notes    via    source

babyharuka:

light yagami on the streets kira in the sheets

Reblog    3 days ago    2,879 notes    via    source

closetvictorian:

Shhh just listen

Reblog    3 days ago    753 notes    via    source
"honestly curious, why does it offend you?"
↳ Anonymous

perfectlyerik:

i see lucy as a racist film that plays on negative stereotypes while hiding behind the cover of (white) feminism. 

all this film has done is switch out the white man for a white woman. it’s still a film about a white person getting violated by the evil poc, then gaining power and wiping them out. 

here’s 2 of my favourite scenes from the trailer: 

image

from top to left to right:

KEEP CLEAN 保持清潔,APPLE 蘋果,ONION 洋蔥,GRAPE 葡萄,CHAIR 椅子,TOMATO 番茄

traditional chinese is an actual written language used by millions of people, not symbols to be thrown around at the whim of set designers because they look cool and idk, serves to create a menacing asian atmosphere. this is so disrespectful, and made even worse by the fact that this film in set it taipei, taiwan where the official written language is traditional chinese.

it doesn’t matter that this film caters to a primarily “white” audience who won’t be able to read it, the language and culture of taiwan isn’t something for you to twist and use as you deem fit because it’s “exotic.” 

image

lucy shoots a guy for not being able to speak english. 

she l i t e r a l l y shoots this taiwanese taxi driver, in taiwan for not being able to speak english. she’s in taipei and she’s shooting people as they are of no use to her because they don’t speak english. 

just think about the sort of message that’s sending out. she’s not being “bad-ass strong female character who takes no shit,” she’s saying that english is useful and better. this is the type of harmful ideology that stretches all the way back from when western countries were colonising and forcing their language and customs on other countries. 

let me explain with a real life example. i was born in new zealand to two taiwanese parents. i am fluent in english, but mandarin is conversational at best. my friends in taiwan say that i am “so lucky” to speak fluent english, when they are fluent in mandarin and their english level is no worse than my mandarin. they tell me that they want to perfect their english but in the same breath tell me that mandarin isn’t worth perfecting because i have english and that’s “enough”. they also tell me how pretty my white friends are when they see pictures.

this is the type of neo imperialism ideology that they’ve grown up buying into. it honestly hurts and frustrates me that they belittle their own culture like this, honestly believing that the western world is superior. this is the type of neo imperialism ideology that this film (hopefully unintentionally) promotes: white people are better and will save the day. 

if they wanted to film a movie about a white women getting back at those who had violated her, why not film it in a western country? if they wanted to film it in taiwan, why not find an asian lead actress?

i do agree that we need more women protagonists in action/superhero movies, but not like this. its not okay that the female lead needs to be kidnapped and have her body cut open without her consent in order to gain her powers, and those said those powers do not make any of this racist bullshit okay. 

i am just so tired and angry of poc always being brushed off to the side as either props or villains in mainstream media. 

as a poc, it’s so frustrating to see that the of the standard of beauty still white women when we live in multi-cultural societies and a diverse world. 

feminism is about equality. a film in which poc are presented as evil and inferior before being killed off by a superior white woman does not promote equality. 

Reblog    3 days ago    32,835 notes    via    source

sasukeeuchiha:

Get to know me ⇨ [3/5] Male Characters.
↳ Howl Jenkins Pendragon, Howl’s Moving Castle.

I give upI see no point in living if I can’t be beautiful

Reblog    3 days ago    591 notes    via    source