She’s actually one of the only people that can tell him, ‘Listen, this is what’s happening and this is not cool!’ and he can come back at her and she’s not going to back down. She’s going to be going at it head-to-head with him.

But he’s not going to run away and he’s not going to attack her. And if he does, then she’s going to still stay strong.

I like that Joan has a voice and she’s not afraid to use it.

I remember one of the directors that came up to me and said, ‘Do you think it’s too strong that Joan is yelling or that she’s raising her voice to him?’

And I said, ‘No, because she is not afraid to lose him. They’re not going to lose each other because she says what she thinks. She’s so quiet most of the time and she’s sort of listening or in the background, participating but not participating, that it’s nice when she does have something to say that she’s not afraid to do it. So let’s not be afraid of Watson having a voice.’

And he’s like, ‘Okay, cool. I just wanted to know.’ It was nice that they kept that take in there.

- Lucy Liu makes sure that Joan’s voice stands out (LA Times, June 4)

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an evening of reading the most awful misogynistic articles on dumb islamic websites has lead me to this:

i’ve always kind of wanted to do a webcomic starring a badass muslim superhero who defends women against the kind of stupid idiocy we have to put up with every day whilst shutting up all the white feminists who try to co-opt the struggle.

i actually sincerely want to develop this because do you REALIZE the potential behind a hijabi/niqabi superhero like her outfit comes with a ready-made abaya-cape and a mask so i’m really into it but yeah this is sort of a quick brain storming comic for the entire concept lemme know if you like it.

oh my god yes

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Outside England ‘s Bristol Zoo there is a parking lot for 150 cars and 8 buses. For 25 years, it’s parking fees were managed by a very pleasant attendant. The fees were £1.40 for cars and £7 for buses.

Then, one day, after 25 solid years of never missing a day of work, he just didn’t show up; so the Zoo Management called the City Council and asked it to send them another parking agent.

The Council did some research and replied that the parking lot was the Zoo’s own responsibility.

The Zoo advised the Council that the attendant was a City employee.

The City Council responded that the lot attendant had never been on the City payroll.

Meanwhile, sitting in his villa somewhere on the coast of Spain or France or Italy … is a man who’d apparently had a ticket machine installed completely on his own and then had simply begun to show up every day, commencing to collect and keep the parking fees, estimated at about £560 per day — for 25 years.

Assuming 7 days a week, this amounts to just over 7 million pounds … and no one even knows his name.

I’d love to see a source for this, but if it’s true, this is amazing!

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this is almost certainly a myth but I WANT IT TO BE TRUE storyspiration win


One Woman A Cappella Disney Medley

86 days, 30+ looks/characters, 13 main songs, 13 “quoted” songs, 1 month to edit, recorded and edited by herself. Make up and costumes done by herself.

This has got to be one of the MOST incredible things I have ever set my eyeballs on…if you don’t watch this you are a fool.

Aaaaaaaand yes, my mind is blown. That’s dedication to one project I say :) 

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What I love about being queer is the ability to grow and transform my sexuality. The recognition that our sexualities are complex and ever evolving, just as every other part of us, is a blissfully freeing thing. Regardless of anything else in the entire world, I am not bound by anyone else’s rules beside my own. Queer is freedom, possibility and space.

-Kim Crosby, Toronto

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I want a story about a Black Fairy Queen who is protected by varying tribes of Elves of color, each tribe leader her lover and knight, sworn to protect her and her magic from evil forces.

I want this. I need this.

I could write this.

But then I’d ruin it because I’d want to add a love polygon where the tribes start to war because their leaders all want to marry her.

Nah, see what I had in mind was a story where the evil force , aptly named the Patriarch, tries to take her powers and destroy her kingdom, but she is too wise for that ass and kicks his butt every time. And the Patriarch would have the Harpy Queen at his side, who would be all jealous that the Patriarch wants the Fairy Queen’s powers….

You can CLEARLY see where I’m going with this storyline…


And the Harpy Queen would eventually realize what a piece of shit the Patriarch is and go to the Fairy Queen’s side, yes?  Because arrrgh, nothing gets to me like female jealousy, especially when Patriarchy needs an ass whoopin.

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a cuddle friendly movie theater!

Cuddles?! I would demand one of those seats to myself! No-one is sharing one of them with me.

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This is a painting I did for my little cousin who will soon be going through a bone marrow transplant. I hope that every time she looks at it she will feel brave and strong.”

Qavah the Brave by ~Wes-Talbott


This is utterly fabulous.  :)

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