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"When people say ‘This is my baby,’ they don’t always mean a baby. Sometimes they mean a dog."
— A Somali student, on what has surprised her most about the United States. (via africandogontheprairie)

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My Least Favorite Trope (and this post will include spoilers for The Lego Movie, Guardians of the Galaxy, The Matrix, Western Civilization, and—cod help me—Bulletproof Monk*.) is the thing where there’s an awesome, smart, wonderful, powerful female character who by all rights ought to be the Chosen One and the hero of the movie, who is tasked with taking care of some generally ineffectual male character who is, for reasons of wish fulfillment, actually the person the film focuses on. She mentors him, she teaches him, and she inevitably becomes his girlfriend… and he gets the job she wanted: he gets to be the Chosen One even though she’s obviously far more qualified. And all he has to do to get it and deserve it is Man Up and Take Responsibility.

And that’s it. Every god-damned time. The mere fact of naming the films above and naming the trope gives away the entire plot and character arc of every single movie.

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— Elizabeth Bear - My Least Favorite Trope (via feministquotes)


Rosario Dawson by Carlos Serrao for GQ


missandrealewis:

Congrats to these Beautiful Ladies and their premiers this week! Jada Pinkett, Nicole Beharie, Kerry Washington & Viola Davis! #BlackActresses #BlackGirlsRock

missandrealewis:

Congrats to these Beautiful Ladies and their premiers this week! Jada Pinkett, Nicole Beharie, Kerry Washington & Viola Davis! #BlackActresses #BlackGirlsRock


Gina Torres as Wonder Woman

Nicki Minaj as Power Girl

Laverne Cox as Huntress

Lucy Liu as Zatanna
Beyoncé as Black Canary

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So this piece was birthed from the same twitter prompt that Doc Shaner used for his piece, and i wanted to follow suit. If i got to create a 7-person all-female Justice League team, this would be it. I like to think of them as a “blitz” team. hit them hard, hit them fast. no muss, no fuss. that top row coincidently are my favourite dc characters as well. This would also be my dream book if I ever worked for DC. the Zatanna design of course is taken from Jamal’s perfect (in my opinion) design for her.
by kristaferanka

So this piece was birthed from the same twitter prompt that Doc Shaner used for his piece, and i wanted to follow suit. If i got to create a 7-person all-female Justice League team, this would be it. I like to think of them as a “blitz” team. hit them hard, hit them fast. no muss, no fuss. that top row coincidently are my favourite dc characters as well. This would also be my dream book if I ever worked for DC. the Zatanna design of course is taken from Jamal’s perfect (in my opinion) design for her.

by kristaferanka