one thing i hate about this website is how we just loooove equality and tolerance and acceptance but heaven forbid someone be pro-life or politically conservative or go to church or be a straight white male

just because someone isn’t a minority or being obviously oppressed doesn’t mean they’re to blame and it doesn’t give you the right to automatically hate their guts

sssammich:

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lohelim:

calyps-iswearimakemods:

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maryfoundnemo:

I’m officially naming this award season “the year stars stopped giving a fuck”

Far be it for me to dispute Cate Blanchett, or the larger point she’s making, but the guys are all wearing the same thing.  If the camera were to do that to the guys, it’d just be black pants over… and over…. and over…

I agree. In this particular case, it’s apples and oranges. Tuxes versus gowns. Photocopies versus unique work. Perhaps their real foul was not running the shot by her before hand.

I would like to point out, though, the salacious nature of the slow pan up a woman’s body. In this particular case, detail isn’t usually put on the hem of a dress (because no one wants to see hand beading or embroidery get dirty or ripped out by an errant stiletto), and a full-body shot would be better to showcase the drape and design of these beautiful gowns like in the fashion plate glossies. Starting at the bottom and slowly panning up dehumanizes women because you don’t see their faces until you’ve seen the rest of their bodies. Their identities don’t matter.

That’s a really good point, thank you.

#I’ve never seen such a calm exchange on tumblr

sssammich:

upsettingshorts:

lohelim:

calyps-iswearimakemods:

upsettingshorts:

maryfoundnemo:

I’m officially naming this award season “the year stars stopped giving a fuck”

Far be it for me to dispute Cate Blanchett, or the larger point she’s making, but the guys are all wearing the same thing.  If the camera were to do that to the guys, it’d just be black pants over… and over…. and over…

I agree. In this particular case, it’s apples and oranges. Tuxes versus gowns. Photocopies versus unique work. Perhaps their real foul was not running the shot by her before hand.

I would like to point out, though, the salacious nature of the slow pan up a woman’s body. In this particular case, detail isn’t usually put on the hem of a dress (because no one wants to see hand beading or embroidery get dirty or ripped out by an errant stiletto), and a full-body shot would be better to showcase the drape and design of these beautiful gowns like in the fashion plate glossies. Starting at the bottom and slowly panning up dehumanizes women because you don’t see their faces until you’ve seen the rest of their bodies. Their identities don’t matter.

That’s a really good point, thank you.

#I’ve never seen such a calm exchange on tumblr

I want to live in a world where 

My brother, Jacob, isn’t told he should feel guilty for having light skin and liking girls

My sweet baby cousin, Becka, will never get called a n***** or an oreo

My friend, Quinton, isn’t sneered at because he has tattoos and piercings and likes boys

My aunt, Mindy, isn’t made fun of for being a large woman who homeschools her 5 kids

My mother, Susan, doesn’t get derogatory comments because of her red hair

My cousin, Tommy, won’t get called an immigrant or a wetback

My little brother, Patrick, isn’t made fun of because he is skinny

My roommate, Shelby, isn’t called a dyke or a whore because she used to date a girl

My dad, Lin, isn’t laughed at because he’s a Christian man and doesn’t drink or curse

I want to live in a world where if someone raped my little sister, Katherine, the physical appearance, beliefs, gender, and sexual orientation of her and her attacker would not interfere with the punishment of the rapist.