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1:51am April 13, 2014
Anonymous asked: have you ever heard of pomosexuality? is it actually considered part of the LGBTQ community?

Huh, no, I haven’t. Just googled it, and what I’ve gathered is that it’s the term for not choosing any label. ~*The More You Know*~

as for whether or not it’s considered part of the LGBTQIAP+ community… I have no idea. I mean, there are so many discussions going around on whether asexuality should be considered part of the community, so it may take a while before we get that far. It probably also depends on if pomosexuals want to be included, I guess, because they’re probably not gonna get included without fighting for it, the way it is now. I am not really the best person to ask about this, seeing as I’ve never heard of this, and I don’t know how included I am as an aro-ace in the community myself, so I don’t follow too closely. HMMMM.

10:20pm April 12, 2014

emilstrand:

zeeruffleraptor:

emilstrand replied to your post “In which I’ve watched Kill la Kill and need to make lists to get stuff out of my system”

im still leaning on the GaMako pairing, seeing it was heavily implied to be the case, but who knowsss

this is a shipping free blog
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this is now a gif thread

sigh

8:38pm April 12, 2014

I’m going to Ireland tomorrow! I’M SO EXCITEDDddd I’ve always wanted to go to Ireland and it’s finally happeningggg
it’ll be mostly Northern Ireland but that is also an Ireland so it’s gonna be a very Irelandy experience no matter what

I may also be without internet a lot of the time which probably won’t make any difference for you but just in case anyone wonders why I’m not answering a message or something, that’s why. Also if anyone will miss me a lot somehow, there iiis a full queue on my rebloggy-sideblog LongLostPath, hint hint

also new followers that have gathered lately: hi there

8:13pm April 12, 2014

emilstrand replied to your post “In which I’ve watched Kill la Kill and need to make lists to get stuff out of my system”

im still leaning on the GaMako pairing, seeing it was heavily implied to be the case, but who knowsss

this is a shipping free blog

5:22pm April 12, 2014
Lapis Lazuli, who is an attempt at a gemsona but doesn’t really look like one? I’ll colour in the future when I’ll have time for it

Lapis Lazuli, who is an attempt at a gemsona but doesn’t really look like one? I’ll colour in the future when I’ll have time for it

3:43pm April 12, 2014

In which I’ve watched Kill la Kill and need to make lists to get stuff out of my system

don’t mind me I just get in moral conflicts with myself about everything I do ever

because I kept seeing gifs from it which made it seem super awesome because fierce girls with awesome weapons, but then it turned out to be the kind of anime I had said I’d never watch, and had it not been for a friend I would never have gotten past the first episode

disclaimer: I do not need to justify why I watch or enjoy a thing

it’s just
yes hello I am aro-ace uncomfortable with sexual imagery here
watching kill la kill
…but then again I keep watching game of thrones, too (and people will not shut up about how weird it is that I do)

Things that were messed up:

  • yeah sure the skimpy outfits get ~justified~ but anyone can ~justify~ stuff like this so it’s still the creator’s choice to make a series about skimpy outfits
  • I understand the justification of the outfits needing to cover as little skin as possible, but this does not at all explain why underboob. why. do you know how uncomfortable, downright hurtful, it would be fighting without any boob support
  • Ragyo.
  • the number of times I felt uncomfortable watching, but that is not a big feat so yeah whatever


What made me less uncomfortable:

  • It turned into a deconstruction of tropes
  • it’s too over-the-top to actually be fanservice. 
  • Ryuko looking about as uncomfortable as I felt
  • everyone got naked and objectified regardless of gender
  • it’s so ridiculous it works. It does and does not take itself seriously at the same time.


Why it was aWESOME:

  • hecka cool female characters
  • hecka cool female characters that, despite skimpy outfits, were treated with much more respect than a lot of female characters in stuff, like, idk, anything by moffat
  • hecka good animation
  • hecka good music
  • RYUKO IS SO FIERCE AND AMAZING if she were a pokemon she would be a Sneasel and Sneasels are awesome also I can headcanon her as ace and and and her hairrrrr skjbsdfjbfds
  • SATSUKI IS ALSO VERY FIERCE AND AMAZING she’s reminds me a lot of Olivier Armstrong which is a very very good thing, if Satsuki was a pokemon she would be frICKIN ARCEUS.
  • Mako. Do not underestimate the Power Of Mako.
  • Nonon.
  • Hecka cool weapons. I mean. SCISSOR BLADE. give me twelve
  • Ryuko and Mako’s beautiful friendship(/romance?????? I’m okay with both tbh)
  • Ryuko and Senketsu’s friendship and self-discovery-and-acceptance arcy stuffs
  • zero romantic subplots. (except from whatever is going on at the end)
  • female protagonists female antagonists female characters that are Really Good characters and they had cool weapons and that’s my thing
  • a lot of really awesome moments all over the place really


so yeah it was hecka cool
I don’t think anyone who feels uncomfortable watching it should force themselves to do it if they don’t want to
because I still think it’s messed up
but a guilty pleasure kind of messed up? messed up in a way that can be enjoyable if you accept that it’s gonna be that way
idk

rest easy, my brain

9:58pm April 10, 2014
I forgot to take a pic before we put it in a frame sighbut ok it’s coloured now, it’s based on the area where my school is - Ila in Trondheim - and the idea is how they started building stone-based houses instead of the usual ones out of tree, in fear of fires. They have lots of art noveau-decorations and I think it’s fascinating how people will do things out of necessity, and then adorn it with art because they can. Then I also added water and boats because there are so. many. boats. They’re docked outside my school and when the wind blows the empty masts make music as the constructions made of metal klang against themselves. UH ANYWAY the first time I visited Ila there was this ~*Learn About Sea Safety*~ things going on and there were so many people and then a silo nearby had a fire inside which meant it COULD EXPLODE and we all had to evacuate soelement contraststhat’s a thing

I forgot to take a pic before we put it in a frame sigh

but ok it’s coloured now, it’s based on the area where my school is - Ila in Trondheim - and the idea is how they started building stone-based houses instead of the usual ones out of tree, in fear of fires. They have lots of art noveau-decorations and I think it’s fascinating how people will do things out of necessity, and then adorn it with art because they can. Then I also added water and boats because there are so. many. boats. They’re docked outside my school and when the wind blows the empty masts make music as the constructions made of metal klang against themselves. UH ANYWAY the first time I visited Ila there was this ~*Learn About Sea Safety*~ things going on and there were so many people and then a silo nearby had a fire inside which meant it COULD EXPLODE and we all had to evacuate so

element contrasts
that’s a thing

3:26pm April 10, 2014
mayordave:

WHOA THERE ARE JUST OVER 5K SIGNATURES NEEDED FOR THE PETITION TO REACH ITS GOAL WE’RE SO CLOSE
CMON CMON CMON WE’RE ALMOST THERE WE CAN DO THIS

mayordave:

WHOA THERE ARE JUST OVER 5K SIGNATURES NEEDED FOR THE PETITION TO REACH ITS GOAL WE’RE SO CLOSE

CMON CMON CMON WE’RE ALMOST THERE WE CAN DO THIS

1:00pm April 10, 2014

blackbruise:

do you ever wonder if anyone reads your blog like everyday just to check on you