The thing about this is that sculptures like these in art history were for the male gaze. Photoshop a phone to it and suddenly she’s seen as vain and conceited. That’s why I’m 100% for selfie culture because apparently men can gawk at women but when we realize how beautiful we are we’re suddenly full of ourselves…
Girls don’t let anyone tell you loving yourself is vanity.
“You painted a naked woman because you enjoyed looking at her, put a mirror in her hand and you called the painting “Vanity,” thus morally condemning the woman whose nakedness you had depicted for you own pleasure.” ― John Berger, Ways of Seeing
Steve Rogers has a “tell” - a bashful, modest little tell. This shit is now canon, people. I expect to read about it in your fanfiction now.
This is true. I’ve benefited from all of this and more.
GUYS PLEASE PAY ATTENTION TO HOW THEY ARE ATTACKING AND RAIDING MUSLIM HOMES IN AUSTRALIA
the police are attacking muslims in their homes in the middle of the night, arresting women in their beds, men in the morning, attacing and humiliating us all
life is getting scary here for the muslims
Summary: Apparently they were trying to find local ISIS supporters and foil an alleged plot to carry out what PM Tony Abbot called “demonstration killings” to show that ISIS isn’t just located in the Middle East. They claim to have intelligence that informed this decision to raid. The raids were carried in 12 suburbs and involved around 900 police officers. They arrested 15 people during the raids, but have only released the details of one prisoner who had direct contact with the Australian Muslim who they know is an active recruiter for ISIS.
To me this sounds like an incredibly overblown response to an issue that could’ve been solved by one arrest. Please keep in mind that the Washington Post, the last source, is more conservative. Since these raids have happen, protests have erupted all over Australia and the Muslim Australian community is understandably fucking pissed. Don’t let this go unnoticed.
There is no threat of terrorism from Muslims in Australia. These raids (the biggest in Australia’s history), which come shortly after our terrorism alert level was raised to ‘high’ are nothing but racist fear mongering. When non-Muslims can threaten to carry out terrorist attacks or be caught with 50kg of explosives this is likely to be dismissed by the police while nothing is made of it by the media.
The line the media is running with is Abbott’s comment to the effect that the alleged plot involved executions by beheading. The basis for this is one phone call and “chatter”. Who knows just how many Australians would be arrested if making offhand comments was the standard of proof for all of us! However, the fact of the matter is that there is a precedent in Australia for people being convicted for virtual thought crimes under ‘anti-terror’ laws.
It’s also not a coincidence that all of this sets the scene for more Australian troops to be deployed to what is increasingly looking like another Iraq war (600 already have been earlier in the week). As you can see from the above links, it’s also emboldened the racist far-right. Already notorious bigot Cory Bernardi and PUP senator Jacqui Lambie have called for a ban on the Burka.
The only basis for these disgustingly racist raids is the need of the Abbott government to distract from their unpopular budget. The real terrorists are the ones sitting in Canberra, launching the biggest attack on education, healthcare, and welfare in over a decade.
We need to see this ’anti-terror’ frenzy for what it is - state sanctioned Islamophobia which the mainstream media is complicit in, designed to distract us from the Abbott government’s budget and justify further attacks on our civil liberties and another imperialist war. We need to reject the entire narrative outright.
can we please acknowledge this ignorance
And I’ll continue to clap the fuck back.
Whiteness jumping through hoops to pretend it’s not racist as fuck..
But they’re completely cool being labeled as murderers and rapists, though. But God forbid someone calls them racist.
u know everyone always talks about sexual tension but is there such a thing as platonic tension
like ‘wow youre really cool and funny and i want to be your friend but i dont feel like we’re there yet im just gonna stand here and hope you engage me in conversation’
This is SO TRUE
IT IS IT IS TRUE
I want to go with you!
The extra special bonus (about the elevator scene )from the Japanese blue-ray of Captain America: the Winter Soldier