“girls have to shave beca-“
“if you’re a girl shave your-“
“girls with body hair are gro-“
The real meaning of “I’m not like the other girls” is, I think, “I’m not the media’s image of what girls should be.” Well, very, very few of us are. Pop culture wants to tell us that we’re all shallow, backstabbing, appearance-obsessed shopaholics without a thought in our heads beyond cute boys and cuter handbags. It’s a lie – a flat-out lie – and we need to recognize it and say so instead of accepting that judgment as true for other girls, but not for you.” —
Excellent article. I always end up thinking this when I see reblogs like that. Female competition is a horrible, poisonous thing (that I’ve only recently gotten over engaging in, and I am much happier for it).
> Fandom whines about there being no backgrounds
> Fandom edits out backgrounds in manga caps
Ichigo gets a hole blown through his chest and still lives.
Hiyori is cut in half and still lives.
Ulquiorra? Turns to ash. Dies.