I want more girl byronic figures, I want more reckless self-important girl libertines leaving a string of broken men in their wake while dashing off poems and getting into obscene wagers. I want girl characters that are just on the charming mercurial side of unlikeable arseholes and definitely morally questionable, but always game for a revolution.
Licia Ronzulli, member of the European Parliament, has been taking her daughter Vittoria to the Parliament sessions for two years now.
Every time this is on my dash, it’s an automatic reblog.
hello I am here once again to please ask you to stop praising this goddamned woman.
she is a member of one of italy’s right-wing parties. they are extremely sexist, racist and just generally xenophobic, even though they are moderate right-wing. this woman is not a feminist icon, she shares and upholds those views
furthermore, their leader, silvio berlusconi, whom you might have heard about, was accused of favouring prostitution, even of underage girls, and many people in his party, including this woman, were implied in the sex workers traffic.
seriously how many italians have to say this before you guys listen to them???
reblogging for commentary, bolding mine.
Anonymous said: Hey I just wanted to remind you guys that it's reclaim the bindi week! If any of you South/Southeast Asian people want to post pictures to reclaim the bindi, that would be really cool! :)
do it friends post the selfies!
reblogging to signal boost in support, obviously not to do.
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Here’s the story. My mom lost her job and we lost our insurance. My school, Kalamazoo College, charged me 1,000 for their school health insurance that I cannot opt out of. They also did not inform me of this until Monday the 20th. Because I have not paid this amount, they have placed a hold on my registration. I won’t be able to register for winter classes if this bill is not paid by the 29th. If I don’t enroll for classes, I’ll be withdrawn and lose my scholarships. My scholarships are the literally the only way I am able to attend college.
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Next week, two of my worlds collide when The Thrilling Adventure Hour podcast crosses over with MPR’s WITS radio show.
WITS is a delightful program hosted by the most splendid John Moe, and upon which I have guested many many many times. You can catch it on the honest-to-God radio, or you can catch up with it via podcast here.
Beyond Belief is a segment of the live, staged fake-radio show The Thrilling Adventure Hour. Each segment of TAH is podcast individually. The Beyond Belief segment— starring myself and Paget Brewster as Frank and Sadie Doyle— concerns a pair of boozy paranormal investigators who are married to each other and to booze. It’s The Thin Man with ghosts. And more booze.
Frank & Sadie Doyle, along with musical guests Rhett Miller and "Weird Al" Yankovic, will be visiting WITS on Friday, October 24th.
If you want to catch up on the adventures of Frank & Sadie Doyle. here are all of their adventures for your listening pleasure. They’re all about 20 minutes or so, with the occasional super-sized special episode along the way. I personally recommend all of them.
Beyond Belief Episode Guide
Beyond Belief poster: Tom Fowler
Beyond Belief is one of my favorite things to listen to, Paget and Paul are actually perfect together and I will always love it. (Other Thrilling Adventure Hour shows….*shrugs*)
Anonymous said: could you maybe explain the drag queen thing i dont get it im sorry
drag queens often perform incredibly catty misogynistic stereotypes of womanhood and use a huge amount of misogynistic slurs and transmisogynistic slurs. it’s also incredibly common for drag circles to excuse or actively engage in racism, see Shirley Q Liquor, who wears actual blackface onstage (which RuPaul defended publicly and insisted wasn’t racist). and when RuPaul’s Drag Race was called out by the trans community for frequently using transmisogynistic slurs and then designing a game on the show where the goal was literally to “clock” trans women, the drag community rose to defend him, and he got away with a weak-ass fauxpology. additonally, drag is a performance, so the performers can shed womanhood (particularly the dangerous territory of DMAB womanhood) at will, and do not actually experience misogyny or transmisogyny in any real way. drag culture also often blurs the lines between drag and non-cis genders as a way of excusing transmisogyny, which perpetuates attitudes in queer communities that non-cis genders are performative and therefore to be judged on how “well” they are performed. this often makes cis queer spaces very uncomfortable for trans people; people will openly clock you and comment on your ability to “pass”. I have no problem with drag as a gender expression, or with DMAB people who express femininity, but I have a huge fucking problem with drag culture.
This is my exact problem with drag culture.
And cis-het women fall all over themselves over drag queens and it bums me out a lot.
I saw King Diamond last night and it was really amazing.
Today is a beautiful day.
But I found out when I came home last night that someone I know passed away. She was young. We weren’t close at all but it’s hitting me really hard none the less.