two sides of the same GAAAAAAAAAY
Laura & Philippa are two twenty-something ladies desperately in love with a lot of things, but mostly each other. Hailing from both sides of the Atlantic Ocean (Florida and England, respectively), they also go by the Prat and the Idiot, and aspire to one day living on the same continent. ♥
Posts by Laura are denoted with ☼ and posts by Philippa ☂
While other places have ponies or parrots… we have dragons.
let the wind carry us
I will keep you from all harm
wonder woman knew what was up with whiny nerdboys and neckbeards a while ago
Wonder Woman asks good questions.
She’s tore up plenty, but she’ll fly true.
Gina Torres in ‘Xena: Warrior Princess’ (1995).
[TW: racism, slurs]
Could this be the first domino that eventually leads to the Washington Redskins changing their name?
On Wednesday morning, the United States Patent and Trademark Office announced the cancellation of the Washington Redskins’ trademark registration, saying the team’s name is “disparaging to Native Americans.”
The ruling does not mean the Redskins have to change the name of the team, but presents a significant financial disincentive. It hampers the team’s (and the NFL’s) ability to make money from merchandising because it opens the field for others to legally use the name.
In ruling against the team, the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board wrote, “We decide, based on the evidence properly before us, that these registrations must be cancelled because they were disparaging to Native Americans at the respective times they were registered.”
The case, which was filed on behalf of five Native Americans, was brought against the team by Navajo activist Amanda Blackhorse, who expressed gratitude at the favorable ruling.
“I am extremely happy that the [board] ruled in our favor,” she said in a statement. “It is a great victory for Native Americans and for all Americans. We filed our petition eight years ago and it has been a tough battle ever since.
“I hope this ruling brings us a step closer to that inevitable day when the name of the Washington football team will be changed.”
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If I could open my arms
And span the length of the isle of Manhattan,
I’d bring it to where you are
Making a lake of the East River and Hudson
The girl in front of us in line, Amanda-Lee (@meekobits) drew this AMAZING drawing and left the speech bubbles blank for Seb and Anthony to fill in. This is the result.
Winter Soldier/Seb: STOP IT ITS MINE! STUPID! UGH!!
Falcon/Anthony: I’ll slap you!
The best part is thinking about it in their voices. It’s amazing. But all of her art is amazing, you should check it out!