Second drawing for my Illustration final. Theme was “secret”
A little gif I made of the buttons that are of the buttons I have for Bee and Puppy Cat. This weekend is full of printing, putting together the sets and photographing. Wish me luck!
okay lmfao you can defend the mistakes all you want in Frozen it doesnt mean its not a white washing racist misogynist story rewriting piece of shit fuck you disney
one tiny shift and you were
a few motorists saw it, mouths trembling,
in the distance, a beautiful thunderstorm
the cloud a furious fist,
aimed at the sun.
you’ll always find a place for punk rock at Hogwarts, Mr Potter.
|—||Cecil Baldwin, Welcome to Night Vale (via khutuluns-bow)|
you can try grasping and respecting the fact that she doesn’t want to date you because the friendzone ain’t a real place homie
What the fuck? Whitewashing? It’s a danish fairy tale! You can’t just throw in diversity for the sake of it. It has to make sense, thats like if people were like “Why are there only Chinese people in Mulan?” Because it takes place in fucking China before anyone immigrated there!
"typical light hair, fair skinned, blue eyes" The only other Disney princesses that fits that description all the way would be Cinderella and Aurora. The only other one close is Rapunzel. Disney does extremely well with making the animated princesses fit the time period and area they are from. Let me show you a thing.
Alright this is Snow White. The whole reason this is her name is because her skin was as white as the fucking snow. She had hair as black as a raven. And lips as red as a rose. Snow White was originally a GERMAN fairytale. Ya know what color they are in Germany? White….
Now this bitch right here is Cinderella. This movie was made in 1950. Ya know what was going on in 1950? Segregation. So I doubt that in 1950 they would make some black fairytale princess considering Walt Disney was white and all the employees at Disney were white, and I’m sorry but in the 1950’s all the white people were racists. Yes, Walt Disney was fucking racist. But that’s because of when he grew up and how things were. He was actually a pretty loving and kind man and I’m sure that he would’ve had an open mind to ending segregation if he had grew up different. FYI Cinderella is French. French people be white.
This chick right here. Her name is Aurora. Her movie was made in 1969. There were still racist little bastards then. But ya know what, she’s also freaking French. And in her original fairytale her hair was the color of sunshine gold, and lips that shamed the red red rose.
Now meet Ariel. She is often times many people’s favorite cause she’s fun and quirky and her hair looks like a fucking fire truck. Her fairytale is Danish. Danish people are white. The Danish fairytale though? It’s actually based off of stories sailors told of seeing this girl with bright red hair and the tail of a fish. Idk, but have you ever seen a naturally red headed black woman. Cause I haven’t….
Now Belle here is the frenchiest of the French. Her story is actually based in France. Not just a nice fairytale that was made in France. Again, French people are white. But you see light hair on her. No. She is brunette! And she has brown eyes. Nuff said.
Now this…. this is Jasmine. She is not white, she does not have light hair, and she does not have light eyes. She is brown. And beautifully so. And she’s not so sweet and fragile either. She is independent and don’t need no man.She is Arabic and she looks like it. I don’t see any white washing here. See this is where white washing would ACTUALLY come into play. If they made Princess Jasmine, based off of Princess Badroulbadour from an Arabic folk tale, and made her white. A white girl in Agrabah. Nope.
My personal favorite. Pocahontas. Again. No white washing. She is nice and brown, and has nice Indian features. Thing about her? She was a real lady. In fact her sequel actually told her story better than the first one.
Meet mulan. She’s Chinese. She saved China. Nuff said.
This lovely lady is Tiana. She made a lot of ground as being the first black Disney Princess. She was from New Orleans. She’s american. This movie was based in the 1920’s and they did her right because she was a waitress, working 3 jobs just to make a few dollars a day. She lived in the slums/the ghetto with all the other colored folk. They kept it right to the time period they were representing but they also made her fa-boo!
Now this chicky is my girl punzy. She is the first Disney Princess since 1991 that was white. I think 20 years time is a good amount of time to bring in another white Princess. Disney had wanted to do Rapunzel for a long time. She’s one of the classic fairytale princesses. Everyone know who this chick was, but there was no Disney movie about her. The reason why they didn’t she make her movie in the 90’s was because she was white. She was just another, golden haired, fair skinned, damsel in distress. I am soooo happy they waited on this one too. Cause after being in the works for so long they took this story about a chick with long hair being rescued by a Prince, and they made her this barefoot, rebellious, bad-ass, sweetheart, that was magical and already a Princess. In fact her “prince” wasn’t a prince. He was a thief. And the coolest thing, so that she wasn’t just a typical blonde princess, they cut off her hair and it turned brown. So now she’s this edgy but sweet brunette, short-haired, girl. Also, the original fairytale is German, so Disney stayed true to it’s roots and kept her in a German setting.
This is Princess Merida. She is Scottish. Technically white. But still not just some American accent, blonde, white girl. She made a big leap in the Princess world because unlike all the others who are all strong too, she didn’t even find love in the movie. Who knows, maybe they’ll make a sequel a few years later where she’s older and more grown up and she gets married. Fun fact, Brave is loosely based around Scottish folklore of King Fergus.
So yeah, white washing would be if they made the beautiful ethnic ladies here just white. Alot of fairytales come from mainly white countries. Disney is just trying to tell a good story. Maybe they should look more into some Arabic fairytales, maybe some African ones. But all they’re doing is staying true to stories and lands.
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Yeah lemme tell y’all why that’s bullshit.
"Diversity for diversity’s sake" ISNT what’s going on here. By creating yet another white princess - two, in fact - we have yet another case of systematic whitewashing. For one thing, the ‘blue-eyed, fair-haired’ Swedish stereotype Anna and Elsa appear to be suffering for ISNT EVEN ACCURATE FOR THE PART OF SCANDINAVIA THEY ARE LIVING IN. As was highlighted in this post (http://anabundanceofkatherinelesters.tumblr.com/post/69487104341/brandx-upallnightogetloki-emmableh) if all the snow and ice accurately represents the area Frozen is set in, there shouldn’t actually be that many white people. THE MOVIE SHOULD BE ABOUT THE SAMI PEOPLE, WHICH, SURPRISE SURPRISE, ARE THE RACE OF PEOPLE IN THE ORIGINAL FAIRY TALE.
And another thing - if I hear this ‘but they’re *supposed* to be white they’re from *insert Northern European country here*’ ONE MORE TIME I WILL SCREAM. Telling people that ‘all Danish people are white’ is a form of racism. Telling people that ‘there were no black people there’ is a form of racism. Telling people that ‘we can’t have coloured people there bc historical accuracy’ while having A TALKING SNOWMAN is not only racism, but plain stupid. There were people of colour ALL OVER EUROPE in these time periods. Now I’m not going to go through your Disney Princess list one-by-one because a) I don’t have the time and b) some of them were made when this kind of racism and whitewashing was acceptable. But I will say this.
When there are 11 Disney princesses, and only four of them are people of colour - you’ve got a problem.
she is SIXTEEN
she also got shot in the HEAD and LIVED
She is amazing person because she was almost killed and still continues to speak out and believe in herself and that what shes doing is right.
i love Malala so much.
she should be made into a saint
I second that
He had it coming!