thetimesinbetween:

yourenotaloneinthis:

peaceloveskar:

Here’s The Map Of What Marriage Equality Looks Like In The U.S. Today
** AS OF 3:45 P.M ET

And by today, we mean Oct. 17, 2014…..breathless trying to keep up.

FUCK YES
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thetimesinbetween:

yourenotaloneinthis:

peaceloveskar:

Here’s The Map Of What Marriage Equality Looks Like In The U.S. Today

** AS OF 3:45 P.M ET

And by today, we mean Oct. 17, 2014…..breathless trying to keep up.

FUCK YES

skullspeare:

how are you real

how is this show real

please come back

plutobby:

Twin Sized Mattress // The Front Bottoms 

plutobby:

Twin Sized Mattress // The Front Bottoms 

xfangsx:

urulokid:

millika:

Who’s Alex?
Billboard demonstrating gender stereotypes as most people automatically assume that Alex is the boy.

Actually, I’ve studied design and advertising, and I can tell you that the reason people would look at this and immediately assume Alex is the boy is because, quite simply, the boy is the focal point of the ad.
English-speaking readers’ line of sight goes from left to right and up to down. This ad leads the viewer from the words MEET ALEX etc straight to the boy and then over and down to the girl. I didn’t even notice there was a set of parenthesis with words in them in the ad until I looked the fourth time. 
This is a fallacious confirmation bias, as anyone looking at it will assume Alex is the focal point (i.e. The Boy) and then if they’re perceptive they’ll notice the words at the bottom. Aha! Those damn gender stereotypes gotcha again! Except no, because the ad literally forces you to read it as “Alex is the boy” by the visual language and lines of sight. 
A better ad would have been structured from top to bottom instead of left to right, and wouldn’t have pushed the girl, the real subject of the ad (who, by the way, has been VISUALLY PUSHED OUT OF HER RIGHTFUL SPACE ON THE AD BY HER BROTHER) off to the corner as far away from her identifiers as possible. 
Here, I’ll make you a better ad.

Bam. Shitty stock photo but you get the point. If anyone sees this and assumes Alex is the boy, they don’t have the the ad layout to use as an excuse for their internalized gender shittery. Likewise, the ad isn’t actively trying to make you read it a certain way and THEN making you feel guilty for interpreting it the way they designed it to be. 

This is EXACTLY what i was thinking when I saw this pop up.

xfangsx:

urulokid:

millika:

Who’s Alex?

Billboard demonstrating gender stereotypes as most people automatically assume that Alex is the boy.

Actually, I’ve studied design and advertising, and I can tell you that the reason people would look at this and immediately assume Alex is the boy is because, quite simply, the boy is the focal point of the ad.

English-speaking readers’ line of sight goes from left to right and up to down. This ad leads the viewer from the words MEET ALEX etc straight to the boy and then over and down to the girl. I didn’t even notice there was a set of parenthesis with words in them in the ad until I looked the fourth time. 

This is a fallacious confirmation bias, as anyone looking at it will assume Alex is the focal point (i.e. The Boy) and then if they’re perceptive they’ll notice the words at the bottom. Aha! Those damn gender stereotypes gotcha again! Except no, because the ad literally forces you to read it as “Alex is the boy” by the visual language and lines of sight. 

A better ad would have been structured from top to bottom instead of left to right, and wouldn’t have pushed the girl, the real subject of the ad (who, by the way, has been VISUALLY PUSHED OUT OF HER RIGHTFUL SPACE ON THE AD BY HER BROTHER) off to the corner as far away from her identifiers as possible. 

Here, I’ll make you a better ad.

image

Bam. Shitty stock photo but you get the point. If anyone sees this and assumes Alex is the boy, they don’t have the the ad layout to use as an excuse for their internalized gender shittery. Likewise, the ad isn’t actively trying to make you read it a certain way and THEN making you feel guilty for interpreting it the way they designed it to be. 

This is EXACTLY what i was thinking when I saw this pop up.

"‎’Slut’ is attacking women for their right to say yes. ‘Friend Zone’ is attacking women for their right to say no."
And “bitch” is attacking women for their right to call you on it.  (via madgay)
queenidinamenzel:

hypable:

If you were a fan of the 2007 ABC series Pushing Daisies, then it’s time to rejoice! Even after its unfair cancelation by ABC, it looks like the series is coming back in another form.
Pushing Daisies show creator Bryan Fuller has announced that he’s hoping to bring the cast back for a project or two.
Fuller states in the interview, “I’ve had conversations very recently with Barry Sonnenfeld about financing a film, and with Kristin Chenoweth and Warner Brothers about developing a stage musical.”
Additionally, Fuller said that some sort of revival is also on its way: “We’re working on something that is definitely a Pushing Daisies revival, and the idea would be to have as many cast as we can to participate in it.”
Read more at Hypable.com

queenidinamenzel:

hypable:

If you were a fan of the 2007 ABC series Pushing Daisies, then it’s time to rejoice! Even after its unfair cancelation by ABC, it looks like the series is coming back in another form.

Pushing Daisies show creator Bryan Fuller has announced that he’s hoping to bring the cast back for a project or two.

Fuller states in the interview, “I’ve had conversations very recently with Barry Sonnenfeld about financing a film, and with Kristin Chenoweth and Warner Brothers about developing a stage musical.”

Additionally, Fuller said that some sort of revival is also on its way: “We’re working on something that is definitely a Pushing Daisies revival, and the idea would be to have as many cast as we can to participate in it.”

Read more at Hypable.com

abigaildonaldson:

The writers of That ’70s Show must feel weirdly powerful right now.

blackbruise:

pretty much

youtubeurl:

icarly-official:

if you use the bible as an excuse towards being anti gay dont forget that:

  • shrimp
  • pork
  • obesity
  • torn clothes (like ripped jeans)
  • wearing clothing made from 2 different fabrics
  • cutting your hair
  • shaving
  • tattoos
  • and working on Sundays

are all listed as abominations in the bible as well

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jessiedoodles:

Why does it take actual effort to sound calm and normal during phone calls.

the-alpha-narwhal:

i think what we can take away from the whole “youtube scandal” is that