Ellie | 17 | Chicago
I talk too avidly about books, too often of bands, and I care too much about oxford commas.
“Be a little kinder than you have to.”
– Mirren, We Were Liars by E. Lockhart
Currently reading: City of Lost Souls by Cassandra Clare
Can I just say how cool it was that both of these superheroines’ personalities and powers were explored in this episode? And how well it was done?
Starfire was not shamed for being emotional. Her powers come from her emotions.
Raven was not shamed for suppressing her emotions. Her power requires amazing control.
They both. Work. They are both different kinds of strength, and they are both heroic and powerful and good. And they each learned from the other, and helped each other out by seeing from each others’ perspective, and finding the value in their differing approaches! Wow!
Fuck yes, this is how you write super-ladies, okay. There’s more than one way to be a “strong female character.” There’s all different kinds of strength. Why don’t more people GET this?
"no one can love you until you love yourself"
that is complete bullshit
don’t let anyone tell you that you don’t deserve love from other people because you struggle with loving yourself
All of us at one point have wanted to be a cat
everybody wants to be a cat. Cause a cat’s the only cat who knows where it’s at.
Just like grammar used to make