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idopaint-themgreen:

the-fury-of-a-time-lord:

lgbtqblogs:


Two brides have become two of the most kickass women in the world by marrying to protest against homophobia in Russia.
Alina Davis, a 23-year-old trans woman, and Allison Brooks, her 19-year-old partner, donned matching white floor-length bridal gowns and married at a civil registry office earlier this month.
As Davis is still legally regarded as male, the office had no choice but to hand them a marriage certificate.
The couple said officials chided them, and appeared to be violent.
‘She called us the shame of the family and said we need medical treatment … I was afraid my pussycat [an affectionate pet name in Russian] would beat the fuck out of her,’ Davis said on her VK page.
But the couple were allowed to sign the papers, meaning a gay couple in Russia are legally recognized as married – even if it’s through a loophole. ‘This is an important precedent for Russia,’ Davis said.
Russia banned same-sex marriage and outlawed ‘gay propaganda’ in 2013.


holy jesus look at these two warrior princesses
they are my heroes
YOU GO GIRLS

"Oh, you don’t wanna recognize my gender? Okay then lol guess you have to recognize my marriage"
that is amazing

idopaint-themgreen:

the-fury-of-a-time-lord:

lgbtqblogs:

Two brides have become two of the most kickass women in the world by marrying to protest against homophobia in Russia.

Alina Davis, a 23-year-old trans woman, and Allison Brooks, her 19-year-old partner, donned matching white floor-length bridal gowns and married at a civil registry office earlier this month.

As Davis is still legally regarded as male, the office had no choice but to hand them a marriage certificate.

The couple said officials chided them, and appeared to be violent.

‘She called us the shame of the family and said we need medical treatment … I was afraid my pussycat [an affectionate pet name in Russian] would beat the fuck out of her,’ Davis said on her VK page.

But the couple were allowed to sign the papers, meaning a gay couple in Russia are legally recognized as married – even if it’s through a loophole.

‘This is an important precedent for Russia,’ Davis said.

Russia banned same-sex marriage and outlawed ‘gay propaganda’ in 2013.

holy jesus look at these two warrior princesses

they are my heroes

YOU GO GIRLS

"Oh, you don’t wanna recognize my gender? Okay then lol guess you have to recognize my marriage"

that is amazing

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matt-molloy:

396 photos merged into one image using the lighten blending mode in photoshop. I think this one pretty much covers the colour spectrum of sunsets, lacking only the darker reds. I can’t get enough of this technique!

matt-molloy:

396 photos merged into one image using the lighten blending mode in photoshop. I think this one pretty much covers the colour spectrum of sunsets, lacking only the darker reds. I can’t get enough of this technique!

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beardsmelting:

every time i see this i laugh so hard i’m in physical pain

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rifa:

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alvaroandtheworld:

ultrafacts:

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THE BEGINNINGS OF KAWAII

No, no, you have no idea. It actually IS the beginning of the whole so-called “kawaii culture”. And it started because girls started using mechanical pencils, which provided fine handwriting. After being banished (more precisely, during the 80s), this kind of writing started being used in products like magazines and make-up. And, during this time, icons we usually associate with the whole kawaii industry (like the characters from Sanrio) came to life too.
And what many people don’t realize is that this subculture was born as a way for young girls to express themselves in their own way. And it was also used as something against the adult life and the traditional culture, often seen as dull and boring and oppressive. By embracing cuteness, these young girls (and adult women, after a while) were showing non-conformation with the current standards.
So yep. Kawaii is important, and it all started with cute, simple handwritting a few hearts and cat faces in some girls’ school notebooks <3

!!!!!
NO OK THIS IS SO IMPORTANT!
This is also how the kawaii fashions started! Girls began dressing in cute and off beat styles for themsleves, they were criticized by adult figures telling them “you’ll never find a husband if you dress that way!” to which they began to reply “Good!”
All the japanese subcultures and fashions that evolved out of this became a rebellion to tradition and the starch gender roles and expectations the adults were forcing on the younger generations. As early as the 70s and still to this day you’ll see an emphasis on child-like fashion and themes in more kawaii styles and the dismissal of the male gaze with styles like lolita (a lot of western people assume lolita is somehow sexual due to the name of the fashion, but ask any japanese lolita and they will tell you that men hate the style and find it unattractive which is sometimes a large reason they gravitate towards the style - they can express their femininity and individuality while remaining independent and without the pressure to appeal to men)
Its so so so important to understand the hyper cute and ‘odd’ fashions of Japanese girls carry such a huge message of feminism and reclaiming of their own lives.   

rifa:

actualbloggerwangyao:

alvaroandtheworld:

ultrafacts:

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THE BEGINNINGS OF KAWAII

No, no, you have no idea. It actually IS the beginning of the whole so-called “kawaii culture”. And it started because girls started using mechanical pencils, which provided fine handwriting. After being banished (more precisely, during the 80s), this kind of writing started being used in products like magazines and make-up. And, during this time, icons we usually associate with the whole kawaii industry (like the characters from Sanrio) came to life too.

And what many people don’t realize is that this subculture was born as a way for young girls to express themselves in their own way. And it was also used as something against the adult life and the traditional culture, often seen as dull and boring and oppressive. By embracing cuteness, these young girls (and adult women, after a while) were showing non-conformation with the current standards.

So yep. Kawaii is important, and it all started with cute, simple handwritting a few hearts and cat faces in some girls’ school notebooks <3


!!!!!

NO OK THIS IS SO IMPORTANT!

This is also how the kawaii fashions started! Girls began dressing in cute and off beat styles for themsleves, they were criticized by adult figures telling them “you’ll never find a husband if you dress that way!” to which they began to reply “Good!”

All the japanese subcultures and fashions that evolved out of this became a rebellion to tradition and the starch gender roles and expectations the adults were forcing on the younger generations. As early as the 70s and still to this day you’ll see an emphasis on child-like fashion and themes in more kawaii styles and the dismissal of the male gaze with styles like lolita (a lot of western people assume lolita is somehow sexual due to the name of the fashion, but ask any japanese lolita and they will tell you that men hate the style and find it unattractive which is sometimes a large reason they gravitate towards the style - they can express their femininity and individuality while remaining independent and without the pressure to appeal to men)

Its so so so important to understand the hyper cute and ‘odd’ fashions of Japanese girls carry such a huge message of feminism and reclaiming of their own lives.   

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glassbottomairplane:

Cool ghost photography by surrealist photographer Cristopher McKenney.

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thesherbetstrawberry-deactivate said: What James Potter and Sirius Black bromance headcannons do you have?

foreversiriuslysirius:

OMG people asking me for my HCs what is this

Starbucks is literally my brotp I love them so much.

  • James is like Sirius’s anchor, he’s the morally guiding influence that teaches Sirius what lines are okay to cross and what aren’t. Sirius is the only person james will listen to about stuff like that, and vice versa lie their opinions mean so much to each other because they know they have each other’s backs and whatever advice they give to the other is always going to be in their best interests because they’re brothers until the very end and so they listen to each other. Sirius would do anything for James including raising harry and taking on that responsibility even though he’s described as reckless and rebellious and the total opposite of responsible.   He would give up an ENTIRE LIFESTYLE for James’s kid if that doesn’t tell you how strong starbucks’s pond is then idk what does.
  • James and Sirius flirt with each other all the time, like they’re platonically gay for each other if that makes sense. It weirds out people around them, watching James and Sirius bat their eyelashes at each other all the time. Sometimes, when they get really drunk, Peter or Remus can convince them to snog. People joked that they were an old married couple and Sirius would bat his eyelashes and call James ‘Deer’ as a pun. Sirius made lots of deer puns. 
  • In their animagus forms they would play fight all the time, literally Prongs would just pick Sirius up with his antlers and toss Padfoot somewhere or carry him around. Often when drunk they would try to get the other to transform and James (still human) would try to get a drunk padfoot to fetch and roll over and jump through hoops much the amusement of the other marauders because drunk!padfoot could barely stand up straight.
  • When Sirius ran away from Grimmauld Place, his first thought was that he had to go ‘home’ and by home he meant the Potter house.
  • For about a week after he left grimmauld place, he wouldn’t talk to anybody, but at night he would quietly slip from his bed into James’s. james would never say anything, just pull back the blankets and they’d wake up a tangled mess of limbs. Sirius slept in James’s bed because of the warmth James provided, and being physically close to his best friend help counteract some of the feelings of worthlessness instilled in him by his parents. He would get nightmares of them coming to take him away and being near James - his platonic soul mate - help placate his anxieties and fears.
  • Sometimes over summer when they played Quidditch, james and sirius would pair up either as beaters or chasers and they made the perfect team. They knew each other so well that they could anticipate each others’ moves wand they moved perfectly in sync. They made the ideal team, and the worst opponents because they were so evenly matched.
  • James being a cat person and Sirius being a dog person and them always fighting over which is actually better.
  • Sirius calling James’s parents ‘mum’ and ‘dad’ because they were better parents to him than his own ever were.
  • James becoming a brother to Sirius, but never quite filling the hole that Regulus left behind.
  • On James’s 17th birthday Sirius gets him a stag cake that has glasses over the eyes and chocolate to be the messy hair and no one else except the marauders understands why the four boys are practically pissing themselves with laughter. 
  • James and Sirius developing a secret code in first year so that when Walburga read james’s letters she passed them off as boyish nonsense when really they were escape plans
  • Post Hogwarts Sirius practically lives at James and Lily’s house because he has dependency issues and can’t stand being away from james for too long and vice versa and they made jokes about how he was the pet dog they never wanted but love anway

This is my favourite friendship of all time like asdfghjkl starbucks is my brotp and I am so flattered that you asked me for my headcanons and I hope you liked them c:

You have license in front of the camera to do things, feel certain emotions that you don’t get to in real life. It can be addicting.

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assbutts-initiative:

halireblogs:

rebelfreakat221b:

but-renner:

ryanislast:

corrahlovesyou:

considerthishippie:

Trampoline tent for summer sleepovers.


think about all the sex

There are two types of people.

If you wanted to eat somebody you could put a fire up under it and slow roast them.

… three. Three types of people.

assbutts-initiative:

halireblogs:

rebelfreakat221b:

but-renner:

ryanislast:

corrahlovesyou:

considerthishippie:

Trampoline tent for summer sleepovers.

think about all the sex

There are two types of people.

If you wanted to eat somebody you could put a fire up under it and slow roast them.

… three. Three types of people.

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milk-puzzle:

lalie:

generic-eric:

David Bowie not liking fresh cookies in 1976.

Excuse you the screencap does not do this justice.


goodbye

milk-puzzle:

lalie:

generic-eric:

David Bowie not liking fresh cookies in 1976.

Excuse you the screencap does not do this justice.

image

goodbye

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jamesyfranco:

"if people were rain then i was a drizzle and she was a sharknado"

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halandmayftw:

karlimeaghan:

I love these shows, but by God they have a lot of problems.

MY POST! MY POST! I HAVE BEEN MEME’D.

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lron-man:

girl are you a fox because i don’t know what the fuck you’re saying

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life-of-an-architecture-student:

These courses are awesome!

I highly recommend these for those interested in architecture as well as students who are off during their summer breaks.