I feel like I’m much too preoccupied with pasty white boys because other groups of people have so little representation that I don’t even have that many chances to be preoccupied with anything else. The big budget TV shows, movies and games tend to be fronted by pasty white boys 95% of the time.
"We are not now that strength which in old days moved earth and heaven, that which we are, we are. One equal temper of heroic hearts, made weak by time and fate, but strong in will. To strive, to seek, to find, and not to yield.”
» Because only Vin Diesel could ever be ridiculously nerdy enough to attend the UK world premiere red carpet for Guardians of the Galaxy wearing a “I am Groot” t-shirt and walking on stilts
Combeferre’s speech about women is so fucking important
"Friends, have a care, have mercy. Women, unhappy women, we are not in the habit of bestowing much thought on them. We trust to the women not having received a man’s education, we prevent their reading, we prevent their thinking, we prevent their occupying themselves with politics; will you prevent them from going to the dead-house this evening, and recognizing your bodies?”
He recognises that women’s position in society has nothing to do with politics, academia etc being inherently unfeminine, and everything to do with the patriarchal society in which they live’s efforts to restrain and oppress them. This section of his speech verges on proto-feminism, and it’s so, so important
the abc’s of hawaii five-0