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cheyanne | 18 | usa

feminist, soon-to-be university student
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Misc fandoms (Orphan Black, OITNB, Les Mis, Spn) alongside a healthy dose of fashion, photography, art, illustration, feminism, and femslash

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watching

nothing; everything's on hiatus :(

reading

deathless

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nothing; i'm lazy

babes

kind of wish i had a mutual who had read deathless who could talk about it with meee

Lebed, Baba Yaga, and Weaponized Femininity: How You Might Be Missing the Point of Deathless (And Feminism)

mythandrists:

Lebedeva’s eyes shone. “Masha, listen to me. Cosmetics are an extension of the will. Why do you think all men paint themselves when they go to fight? When I paint my eyes to match my soup, it is not because I have nothing better to do than worry over trifles. It says, I belong here, and you will not deny me. When I streak my lips red as foxgloves, I say, Come here, male. I am your mate, and you will not deny me. When I pinch my cheeks and dust them with mother-of-pearl, I say, Death, keep off, I am your enemy, and you will not deny me. I say these things, and the world listens, Masha. Because my magic is as strong as an arm. I am never denied.”

Guess where Madame Lebedeva ends up?

That’s right. Dead.

Sorry, that probably sounded a little hostile. So let me back up a minute and tell you where this is coming from: Lebedeva seems to have become a poster girl for this phenomenon called “weaponized femininity,” which seems to be tumblr’s favorite thing these days. She’s right up there with Natalie Dormer’s Moriarty, Cersei Lannister, every character Amber Heard has ever played, and … how shall I say this? Every other skinny, blonde, conventionally-attractive white female character ever.

So let’s break this down, Lebed fans, because I think there are some serious flaws and incorrect assumptions in your argument for “weaponized femininity” and Lebed as a prime example thereof.

  1. Lebed has some great lines in Deathless, yes, but she does end up dead despite her “weaponized femininity,” which clearly indicates that her femininity could not save her, and
  2. in real life, femininity will also not save you from anything, in almost any situation, ever, and
  3. the fact that tumblr as a whole is almost exclusively ascribing “weaponized femininity” to white women is racist, because it plays off the idea that only white women can achieve real “femininity,” and further
  4. that it is sexist, because the idea that femininity is somehow an “achievement” denies women of all races and appearances their basic personhood and the right to be seen as human without their outward appearance getting in the way.

You mad yet? Keep reading, keep reading. You can argue with me later.

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Anonymous asked: Meg 2.0, Bela Talbot, Charlie Bradbury?

okAY the hard thing with meg is that mooost of my meg songs are actually pulled from my Megaddon playlist so.

  1. Black Sheep by Metric
  2. Goin’ Down - The Pretty Reckless
  3. Black Sheep by Gin Wigmore

Bela Talbot

  1. Dog Days are Over - Florence + The Machine
  2. Touch - Daughter

Charlie - ???? I don’t have any for her really OTL??

mslazydaisy replied to your post“;_________________________; it’s so hard finding decent quality…”
What movie? I can help if you give me an idea of what you’re looking for. This is a fucking super computer
labyrinth, but since I need the caps for edits it’s kinda not really something someone else can do for me???
Natalia Kills - Problem (feat. Angel Haze) [Willy Moon Remix]

Problem (feat. Angel Haze) [Willy Moon Remix]

huntuer asked: anna milton ♡♡♡

aww yessss

The only one that really comes to mind is sister by mumford & sons—which is weird, because I //love// Anna. I think it’s just because there’s a lot of overlap between, like, my Cas and Anna songs, but that’s the only one that just //screams// Anna to me.

(send me a character (or a ship!) and I’ll give you a song/songs that make me think of them!)

valyrianheart:

valyrianheart:

Send me a character and I’ll give you some songs that remind me of them!

Do it!

jimmymm-ilustra:

´cause PoC Harry is my favorite Harry…

+7673  (23 Jul)    hp   yasssss  

;_________________________;

it’s so hard finding decent quality screencaps of a movie that was filmed in 1986

I want to photoshop but every time I start saving screencaps my computer gets soooooooooooooooooooooooooo slow

 (23 Jul)    SOBS  
AG