The Sociological Cinema
There was actually research that was done that found that women who used an “I have a boyfriend/husband” excuse to reject unwanted sexual attention and harassment by their bosses were more likely to be left alone than those who used any other excuse (including “I’m not interested”)
Because men respect another man’s property (and that’s how they see us) than a woman’s autonomy.
Anonymous said: Were does all the energy fir a sex drive go? What are asexuals using all that raw energy for?
I AM UTILIZING MY UNTAPPED SEX DRIVE TO POWER MY OVEN AND BAKE DELICIOUS TREATS
The white children are hesitant and some attempt to quiz me or insist that I’m not ‘right’ or ‘real’. They are repeating what they have been told and what they have seen all their lives. I explain that Batman believes that anyone can be a hero if they are a good person and work hard, no matter what they look like. So of course Batgirl and Robin can be Black or Chinese or Spanish or anything, because that doesn’t change who they are.
The kids accept this and by the end of the event we’re all holding hands and talking about video games. I think representation is more important than ‘accuracy’ and I won’t be involved with an organization that doesn’t agree with that."
Jay Justice, on whether costumers who dress for charity events should only portray characters ‘accurately’ or not, with implications that ‘accuracy’ means that a non white person should limit themselves to canonical characters of color. (via msjayjustice)
Jay Justice is more Batgirl than anyone I know.
Continuing my quest to create a resources page on the blog, I’m collecting links to legal streams of magical girl anime available in English. So far this is what I have (organized by shoujo-relevant first and then alphabetically)
Creamy Mami (AnimeSols)
Futari wa Pretty Cure (Crunchyroll) (Hulu)
Magic Knight Rayearth (Hulu)
Marvelous Melmo (Viki)
Pretear (Youtube) (Hulu)
Princess Tutu (Hulu)
Sailor Moon (Hulu)
Sailor Moon Crystal (Crunchyroll) (Hulu)
Shugo Chara! (Crunchyroll)
Ultra Maniac (Hulu)
Daybreak Illusion (Crunchyroll)
Fantasista Doll (Crunchryoll)
Fate/kaleid liner PRISMA ILLYA (Crunchyroll)
Magica Wars (Crunchyroll)
Papillon Rose (Hulu)
Puella Magi Madoka Magic (Crunchyroll)
Sasami Magical Girls Club (Hulu)
Some, or probably most, of these have region restrictions. I haven’t investigated into that just yet and the sites don’t really make it easy to figure out at a glance.
For now just help me out if you know any links I haven’t provided.