#flashbackfriday to that one time that my headless body was the front page of tumblr. #whoa #noteventhatgreatofapicture
Buuut what? You’re face is the most beautiful part of your body especially that priceless smile like how could you not tumblr. fuuu :3
Anonymous asked: I have to ask you something. I have a 12yr girl all she does is play video games all day she don't want to go outside if it's not about them games she don't want to do anything. Was you like this sweetheart?
No, I balanced playing games and going outdoors. I would play mortal kombat, go outside, choose a character to be from the game, then reenact the fights with a cousin. We would even build our own setting to fight. That or roam around LA since I wasn’t watched as a child. I suggest you find something that your daughter would be interested in and incorporate it with an outdoor activity to motivate her to go outside.
Oh this is soo so marvelous. I laughed my head off, I used to do the same thing with my bro.
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once a day guys! <3
If she wins, I’ll draw a A3 version of this, frame it and send it to a lucky person, LET’S GO! Also Can we please help her win, I mean look she’s eating a fricking cupcake abd all you have to do is click the thumbs up and it counts :D
abz-e asked: I have a question but it might sound naive. But does femenism on the internet actually influene both men and women in their life beyond the internet, like how far can the message be portrayed through the interent that is or has enough of an impact to inspire and change people, or enough to physically motivate them do something about?
This is a really really great question.
Firstly, I have faith in the internet generation. A lot of faith. People have millions and millions of resources at their fingertips. To me the internet = knowledge, unbiased facts.
I think that it’s important to note that pretty much our whole lives are spent online, really, even my 74-year-old Grandmother has a Facebook and an email account and a wireless printer, so the internet is a huge influence. Especially Tumblr- Feminist Tumblr is an active, beautiful, growing thing, and Tumblr is ever popular with young people, and it’s the young people who need to be learning about rights and activism and learning their voice. The youth of our world is the future of our world. Tumblr is fantastic because it offers an opportunity to educate yourself right on your dashboard. You wanna know more about women’s rights/gender politics/racial privilege? Find a blog that concentrates on the subject, follow it, and that’s it! Those posts will be in your feed, at your access, for you to learn more everyday and to keep your mind keen and sharp on the subject.
Another important thing for me to discuss on a more personal level is that only about 2 years ago, I was a racist, self loathing, woman-hater. I knew nothing about my privilege, and my views on race, discrimination, oppression, and feminism were the same views that my small, ultra-conservative, hyper-christian, white community had instilled into my brain my entire life. The internet, through Tumblr and the wonderful people (* marfmellow * follow her and worship, she was my hugest influence) online being loud activists, taught me that everything I had been taught was wrong, and that I have every right to be loud and angry about it. I was raised on the idea that feminists are silly and feminism is a fallacy to my family and the general public. The internet was my personal key to liberation from the hetero-normative, fat-phobic, racist, patriarchal ideals that I had been raised to believe.
I wasn’t much of an activist until I was called out online for cultural appropriating. I had already claimed feminism, and I understood the basics, but I had yet to learn about privilege. I posted something mouthy about cultural appropriation, and a blogger in the bodipos community who I really looked up to responded to me aggressively. If that person had not called me out, I would have never learned. I would have never stopped to really think about all the points that she made to me.
If you are online and screaming about any activism, but you don’t incorporate that activism and those beliefs in your daily life, then you’re a hypocrite, and you might as well just stop screaming. Talking is not acting, and if we want or expect change we need action. I’ve removed many people from my life because of the beliefs that I hold, and the friends that have chosen to stick by me know how I am, and that I am very quick to shoot down racist/misogynistic/oppressive comments. I’m a VERY loud activist and I’m not afraid to step on peoples’ toes, however, not all activists are like that.
So, ultimately, the question “does feminism on the internet actually influence people outside of the internet?” I think the answer is yes. It should. In my experience, it has. I think it’s important to note how many young feminists there are now. Feminism was previously a thing that women didn’t really start to embody until their 20’s/college years, but SO many pre-teen early-teen girls now are finding their feminist identity, and I really believe that the internet and Tumblr have a LOT to do with that. Now, young girls have access to raw, feminist views - views outside of the patriarchal social norm.
I think that the internet is and will continue to be a huge, positive, influence on social activism all around.