I have had dreadlocks for like 10 years now,and in all these 10 years,these are all the silly questions i have been asked about them:D
Pencil, ink, acrylic on paper
2014 Jef D
BLACK MEN ON TV, FALL 2014
Crispus Allen, Gotham (FOX) || Jackson Avery, Grey’s Anatomy (ABC) || J. Martin Bellamy, Resurrection (ABC) || Winston Bishop, New Girl (FOX) || Wallace Boden, Chicago Fire (NBC) || Coach, New Girl (FOX) || Harold Cooper, The Blacklist (NBC) || John Diggle, Arrow (CW) || Marcellus Gerard, The Originals (CW) || Wes Gibbins, How to Get Away with Murder (ABC) || Sam Hanna, NCIS: Los Angeles (CBS) || Raymond Holt, Brooklyn Nine-Nine (FOX) || Frank Irving, Sleepy Hollow (FOX) || Dean Iverson, Gracepoint (FOX) || Terence Jeffords, Brooklyn Nine-Nine (FOX) || Andre Johnson, Black-ish (ABC) || Pops Johnson, Black-ish (ABC) || Nate Lahey, How to Get Away with Murder (ABC) || Peter Mills, Chicago Fire (NBC) || Derek Morgan, Criminal Minds (CBS) || Tedward Mulray, Bad Judge (NBC) || Billy Soto, The Mysteries of Laura (NBC) || Odafin Tutuola, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (NBC) || Leon Vance, NCIS (CBS) || Richard Webber, Grey’s Anatomy (ABC) || Joe West, The Flash (CW)
just.. why ?? щ(ಠ益ಠщ)
"Image Credit: Carol Rossetti
When Brazilian graphic designer Carol Rossetti began posting colorful illustrations of women and their stories to Facebook, she had no idea how popular they would become.
Thousands of shares throughout the world later, the appeal of Rosetti’s work is clear. Much like the street art phenomenon Stop Telling Women To Smile, Rossetti’s empowering images are the kind you want to post on every street corner, as both a reminder and affirmation of women’s bodily autonomy.
"It has always bothered me, the world’s attempts to control women’s bodies, behavior and identities," Rossetti told Mic via email. "It’s a kind of oppression so deeply entangled in our culture that most people don’t even see it’s there, and how cruel it can be."
Rossetti’s illustrations touch upon an impressive range of intersectional topics, including LGBTQ identity, body image, ageism, racism, sexism and ableism. Some characters are based on the experiences of friends or her own life, while others draw inspiration from the stories many women have shared across the Internet.
"I see those situations I portray every day," she wrote. "I lived some of them myself."
Despite quickly garnering thousands of enthusiastic comments and shares on Facebook, the project started as something personal — so personal, in fact, that Rossetti is still figuring out what to call it. For now, the images reside in albums simply titled “WOMEN in english!" or "Mujeres en español!" which is fitting: Rossetti’s illustrations encompass a vast set of experiences that together create a powerful picture of both women’s identity and oppression.
One of the most interesting aspects of the project is the way it has struck such a global chord. Rossetti originally wrote the text of the illustrations in Portuguese, and then worked with an Australian woman to translate them to English. A group of Israeli feminists also took it upon themselves to create versions of the illustrations in Hebrew. Now, more people have reached out to Rossetti through Facebook and offered to translate her work into even more languages. Next on the docket? Spanish, Russian, German and Lithuanian.
It’s an inspiring show of global solidarity, but the message of Rossetti’s art is clear in any language. Above all, her images celebrate being true to oneself, respecting others and questioning what society tells us is acceptable or beautiful.
"I can’t change the world by myself," Rossetti said. "But I’d love to know that my work made people review their privileges and be more open to understanding and respecting one another."”
From the site: All images courtesy Carol Rossetti and used with permission. You can find more illustrations, as well as more languages, on her Facebook page.
Oooh. I reblogged a partial version of this recently but I didn’t know how many more there were! I LOVE these!
OK SO THERE ARE TONS MORE OF THESE OF THE ARTISTS FB PAGE. GUYS THESE ARE AWESOME.
LETS APPLAUD CAROL ROSSETTI EVERYONE
LOOKIT GOT BETTER
Sexism. Does it still exist?
Many men say no.
There will always be moments in your life when you feel vulnerable, awkward, and insecure. You will find yourself questioning even the littlest things you do. Just remember that your feelings are valid, and you deserve wonderful people and experiences in your life. You deserve to be happy. But try to feed that happiness to others, as well. Try to be kind to others.Kindness resonates beyond its receiver. The ripple effect of love is a beautiful thing. I want to inspire others and bring love and acceptance to the world through body positivity. I hope people can grow past the sexualized state of bodies that society has implemented, because I choose when I am being sexual, and now is not the time. So try to get comfy in your weird, fleshy blanket, and let yourself be warmed by your own body. You are capable of such incredible self love.
(ps: if you reblog this on porn blogs, I’m going to have to summon the goddesses Hera and Athena to come down and break all of your internet devices)
imagine stabbing someone with this knife.
it would instantly cauterize the would, so the person wouldn’t bleed, so it’s not very useful.
if you want information it is
and above, in order, we see a gryffindor, a ravenclaw, and a slytherin
why would you stab a PERSON when you can have TOAST?
there’s the hufflepuff