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).
- resisting traditional sexist gender roles does not make you gay
- not wanting to marry does not make you gay
- yes she could be gay
- who cares
- regardless of her sexual orientation, merida is a strong female character in the first disney princess film without a love interest
Marc and I sing this loudly when we want to annoy Brian. I am not ashamed to admit I know the whole thing and all of the accompanying hand motions.
Beyonce only used her twitter account once
but she still has more followers than Kelly Rowland