magicmumu:

thatgreenevening:

ellen page is a tiny apologetic menswear elf and laverne cox is a statuesque queen lifting her award in benediction

This looks like the most amazing prom picture ever.

magicmumu:

thatgreenevening:

ellen page is a tiny apologetic menswear elf and laverne cox is a statuesque queen lifting her award in benediction

This looks like the most amazing prom picture ever.

Got tagged by Morivan, let’s go. 

Name: Megan, “Skari”, “Grey”. 

Age: 21 (Still feels strange to remember I’m 21.)

Gender: Admittedly very rigidly female.

Food: Steak, steak pies, goulash, beef noodle soups. 

Drink: Coffee, tomato juice.

Wine: Riesling (preferably Shingle Peak or Alan Scott), pinot gris (Preferably Brancott Estate). 

Book: Anything from the Parasol Protectorate series.  

Author: Matthew Reilly has held my attention for a while. Also, Gail Carriger, obviously. 

Song: Lately I’ve mostly been jamming out to the Arctic Monkey’s AM album. 

Movies: Up, Alien, Kung Fu Panda, Sin City, Tim Burton’s Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. (I am aware I do not always have the best taste in comfort films.)

T.V. Shows: Kill la Kill, Steven Universe, RWBY.

Bands: Tool, Arctic Monkeys, CocoRosie, Doomtree.

Solo Artists: I haven’t really been listening to many solo artists lately. Might as well list Emancipator and Aesop Rock? Janelle Monáe  also continues to be utterly fabulous.

Place: Any cafe that serves good coffee and has a pleasant atmosphere.

School Subject: Graphics.

Sport: Hockey. Also, HEMA.

Male Actors: I was very fond of Anthony Mackie’s performance as the Falcon recently. 

Female Actresses:  Sigourney Weaver (though I’m still very disappointed that she’s in Ridley Scott’s new trainwreck).

Best Friend: Not fair, my heart likes to encompass many people. 

Siblings: Two. Still getting used to counting my half-brother. 

Dream Job: Comic book creator, publisher, or failing that owner and barista of a combination cafe/bookstore.

Political Ideology: Hell if I know. Everything seems messed up these days. 

Religion: Agnostic. Generally leaning apathetic. 

Piercings: None. To be honest the only piercing I might get in the future is plain ear piercings. Anything else I can fake with small rings and spirit gum.

Languages: English. Have tried other languages, never managed a very good grasp on any. I’d like to learn more Maori in the future.  

Reason behind url: Just feels kinda right at this stage. 

Reason behind icon: Link.

# of posts: Many, but gradually accumulated.

First url: God, I can’t even remember now. Possibly HerOrangeGlory? 

# of blogs: I still keep my Homestuck art blog up, though I haven’t updated in a long time. There’s also a portfolio blog I’m working on, and schoolwork blogs.

Tattoos: Would probably have an anxiety attack shortly after getting one if I ever tried.

Selfie: It’s been a while, my selfie game is poor. 

You might as well be entertained. It’s also my current twitter icon. 

I tag Shiver, Lisa, and Elizabeth.

lupercos:

hi there! i’m bo and i’m making a short 2D animated film for my final year of university! it’s about gay girls and family and mars and i need two voice actors. you can contact me at any point via tumblr or ninebluebirds@gmail.com 
quick things to note:
payment to be discussed according to your rates
please be 16 or older (for legal reasons re: university policies)
it will deal with themes of parent death and violence
you will be credited under whichever name you choose
you must have access to decent recording equipment (at the very least, a microphone that won’t pop, etc) unless you live in wellington, nz, in which case i can get that for you
both characters are queer so only queer people can apply, the main character mercury is a trans girl so only trans girls/transfeminine people can apply for her role, both are POC so only POC can apply, etc
minor elements of the plot and dialogue are liable to change in the near future. if the changes make you uncomfortable or unwilling to continue to work on the project, that’s fine. i aim to not have that happen and if changes were made that required further voice work you would be compensated duly
plot background: humans came to mars about 30 years ago from the time the film is set to find a bizarre but habitable planet that already has its own ecosystem and wildlife. humans started to settle in and build cities, struggling with issues of poverty and an inhospitable environment, and within ten years people began to get ill with a strange sickness that was suspected to come from drinking too much of the local unfiltered water on mars. this sickness drained colour from people and made them behave strangely. a regime within the cities is constructed in order to eliminate people showing signs of the sickness in an attempt to stop it from spreading. the overwhelming poverty and difficulty of life on mars meant that people continued to get sick, with resentment building towards the wealthy few who didn’t get sick + the law enforcers. 
now, onto the characters!

Mercury is a trans girl, African-American/Pakistani, about 16 years old. She lived with her mother Maya until she was about 14, at which point Maya died of a degenerative long-term illness unrelated to the water sickness. At age 6, Merc and her mother met a strange lady called Ruby while exploring the ruins of an old Martian temple. Ruby and Maya date and Merc soon sees her as a parent figure. When Ruby is killed by police soon after Maya’s death, Merc struggles to come to terms with this and has to survive by herself up until the present day (the time of her narration). Like many poor people in the city, she also has the beginning stages of the water sickness, which makes her more of a loner than she would otherwise like to be. Merc has the majority of dialogue, as she does a voiceover throughout the course of the film. Mercury’s dialogue examples are here. Looking for a black and/or south asian trans lady/transfeminine person who can sound approximately 16-18 (character ages can be varied somewhat).

Ruby is of an indeterminate age (around 20-30, potentially) and is not human.  This voice role can go to someone who’s either trans or cis. When Mercury and Maya met her in the ruins, she was a martian creature called an oona, which is able to imitate the forms of others. Oona are responsible indirectly for the water sickness, and Ruby has what would be considered a bad case of it, although in her case its due to oona being poor at mimicking pigment. She has not told Maya or Mercury that she isn’t human, although she suspects they may have guessed. She is usually light-hearted and mischievous, but in the dialogue section she has, she is discussing Maya’s recent death with Mercury and is trying to comfort her, while being quietly distraught herself. Ruby has limited dialogue (about 40 seconds, give or take). Ruby’s dialogue examples are here. Looking for a woman of colour who can sound between 20-35.
if you have any questions, please direct them to either my tumblr or my email. signal boosts are appreciated very much and if you’d like to follow the progress on the short film itself, there’s a tumblr here that doubles as a workbook, or this tumblr itself. thank you!

lupercos:

hi there! i’m bo and i’m making a short 2D animated film for my final year of university! it’s about gay girls and family and mars and i need two voice actors. you can contact me at any point via tumblr or ninebluebirds@gmail.com 

quick things to note:

  • payment to be discussed according to your rates
  • please be 16 or older (for legal reasons re: university policies)
  • it will deal with themes of parent death and violence
  • you will be credited under whichever name you choose
  • you must have access to decent recording equipment (at the very least, a microphone that won’t pop, etc) unless you live in wellington, nz, in which case i can get that for you
  • both characters are queer so only queer people can apply, the main character mercury is a trans girl so only trans girls/transfeminine people can apply for her role, both are POC so only POC can apply, etc
  • minor elements of the plot and dialogue are liable to change in the near future. if the changes make you uncomfortable or unwilling to continue to work on the project, that’s fine. i aim to not have that happen and if changes were made that required further voice work you would be compensated duly

plot background: humans came to mars about 30 years ago from the time the film is set to find a bizarre but habitable planet that already has its own ecosystem and wildlife. humans started to settle in and build cities, struggling with issues of poverty and an inhospitable environment, and within ten years people began to get ill with a strange sickness that was suspected to come from drinking too much of the local unfiltered water on mars. this sickness drained colour from people and made them behave strangely. a regime within the cities is constructed in order to eliminate people showing signs of the sickness in an attempt to stop it from spreading. the overwhelming poverty and difficulty of life on mars meant that people continued to get sick, with resentment building towards the wealthy few who didn’t get sick + the law enforcers. 

now, onto the characters!

image

Mercury is a trans girl, African-American/Pakistani, about 16 years old. She lived with her mother Maya until she was about 14, at which point Maya died of a degenerative long-term illness unrelated to the water sickness. At age 6, Merc and her mother met a strange lady called Ruby while exploring the ruins of an old Martian temple. Ruby and Maya date and Merc soon sees her as a parent figure. When Ruby is killed by police soon after Maya’s death, Merc struggles to come to terms with this and has to survive by herself up until the present day (the time of her narration). Like many poor people in the city, she also has the beginning stages of the water sickness, which makes her more of a loner than she would otherwise like to be. Merc has the majority of dialogue, as she does a voiceover throughout the course of the film. Mercury’s dialogue examples are here. Looking for a black and/or south asian trans lady/transfeminine person who can sound approximately 16-18 (character ages can be varied somewhat).

image

Ruby is of an indeterminate age (around 20-30, potentially) and is not human.  This voice role can go to someone who’s either trans or cis. When Mercury and Maya met her in the ruins, she was a martian creature called an oona, which is able to imitate the forms of others. Oona are responsible indirectly for the water sickness, and Ruby has what would be considered a bad case of it, although in her case its due to oona being poor at mimicking pigment. She has not told Maya or Mercury that she isn’t human, although she suspects they may have guessed. She is usually light-hearted and mischievous, but in the dialogue section she has, she is discussing Maya’s recent death with Mercury and is trying to comfort her, while being quietly distraught herself. Ruby has limited dialogue (about 40 seconds, give or take). Ruby’s dialogue examples are here. Looking for a woman of colour who can sound between 20-35.

if you have any questions, please direct them to either my tumblr or my email. signal boosts are appreciated very much and if you’d like to follow the progress on the short film itself, there’s a tumblr here that doubles as a workbook, or this tumblr itself. thank you!

BREAKING: The Michael Brown autopsy results have come in.

blacksupervillain:

thepoliticalfreakshow:

Mike Brown was executed

flikky:

creamsicles-r-delicious:

i n s p i r a t i o n a l

Oh my God watch the trailer old lady lesbians breaking each other out of nursing homes and running from the law and God I need to see this movie.

Oh my God that is actually what the film is about. Where can I find this, I need to see it.

Oh, your poor bleeding heart. 

Oh, your poor bleeding heart. 

"D’you mind, I’m in a call."
Kinda therapeutic after working on school stuff all day.
Arabella is not particularly gentle. 

"D’you mind, I’m in a call."

Kinda therapeutic after working on school stuff all day.

Arabella is not particularly gentle. 

typette:

suspendedmelancholy:

likeliterallydead:

maikimhuyeen:

omg, press play. wait for the beat to drop. 

this is just lovely

This was a pleasant surprise.

the sweetest and saddest ambient beat remix of anything ever

Inner Universe
Yoko Kanno Ft Origa

j-bioarma:

  • Ghost in The Shell SAC - OP
  • Yoko Kanno Ft Origa - Inner Universe

aphamurrica:

dierwolf:

2014 was one of those years that started out like “THIS IS GOING TO BE GREAT!!!” and its halfway through and we have a war going on, a deadly disease has been spread, countless shootings have happened, racism is alive, more people have been leaving living things inside of hot cars, and robin williams is fucking dead

That’s true, but you know what else is true?

Over 60 girls and women captured in Nigeria have escaped. We are so much closer to curing HIV and AIDS. Uganda has decriminalized homosexuality (which was punishable by death). Two US states have legalized gay marriage this year (making it 19 states with marriage equality in total), and 12 have struck down their bans and are awaiting approval.  We’re fighting racism and sexism as hard as ever, and more and more representation is available for us in the media. More young people are becoming aware of the great injustice in this world. This war is gonna end soon. An 8-year-old girl has become the first to beat brain cancer. Robin Williams is dead, but he left nothing but laughter and happiness and truth as his legacy. More and more soldiers are coming home to their families. More children are going to go college this year than ever, and that rate is only ever increasing. More girls in the Middle East are going to school, and standing up for their rights, thanks to Malala. Young girls are inventing more and more things that are fucking revolutionizing our world, from everywhere- even in places you don’t expect them to come from.

Today, millions of people will have babies, and kiss the loves of their lives, and get married, and hold hands, and sing in the shower, and have sex, and read books, and laugh (billions of people will laugh today), and tell secrets, and dance, and dream, and get promotions, and write, and draw, and fall in love. 

I know it doesn’t seem like it. I know that you’re tired of this. But have faith. Things are getting better. Believe in humanity. We have come this far. We’re not gonna give up yet. 

Strawberry Swing
Coldplay

throwbacksongs:

Coldplay - Strawberry Swing

A message from deteno
Since you do self defense training, I was curious what your stance is on weapons and the like. Not just guns but pocket knives, pepper spray, tazers and the like. I recently got a collapsible baton for my own protection. It's cheap, comfortable to hold, and easy enough to use but all the same I thought it might before the best to get a more professional opinion on various options. And yes I am licensed in my state to carry concealed weapons.

The thing about my country and concealed weapons is that you can be arrested for carrying one, especially something like a pocket knife. Pepper spray is illegal, and civilians cannot carry tazers either. New Zealand isn’t like the US; if you’re caught carrying a concealed pocket knife and tell officers you have it for self defense, it’s as good as admitting you intend to stab someone with it. 

As for carrying a concealed weapon outside of these considerations: The good thing is that anyone can use one. The bad thing is, anyone can use one.