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Disney, Family, and Girls: Megan Greenwell @megreenwell after seeing 'get out' in a very white crowd, all of us cheering wildly for chris, i keep remembering this, from elif batuman's 'the idiot. recognize it and laugh. I found myself remembering the day in kindergarten whe the teachers showed us Dumbo: a Disney movie about a puny, weind looking circus elephant that everyone made fun of. As the story u- folded, I realized to my amazement that all the kids in the class, even the bullies, the ones who despised and tormented the weak and the ugly, were rooting against Dumbo's tormentors. Over and over thry laughed and cheered, both when Dumbo succeeded and when biu things happened to the bullies. But they're you, I thought to myel. How did they not know? They didn't know. It was astounding, im astounding truth. Everyone thougbt they were Dumbo. Again and again I saw the phenomenon repeated. The mosta trary and tyrannical girls, the ones who started secret clubs to ostr youstillhateblacktranswomen: feamir: ithelpstodream: bringing this one back When I went to see Tangled with my family, I was terrified of having to talk about the movie afterwards because I related so much to Rapunzel, and I was sure my mom would hate the movie because it was so obvious that she was exactly like mother gothel. So when mom asked me afterwards if I liked it I gave a tepid non-answer. But then my mom started talking about how she loved the movie! And it slowly dawned on me that she also saw mother gothel as evil and abusive, but somehow didn’t make the connection that she and her were the same. My mom even made a comment to the effect of how, like rapunzel’s real mom, her love for me would always triumph or whatever. And she didn’t get it! She didn’t see the similarities of how she locked me away in the house, or how she kept me under the tightest supervision under the guise of keeping me safe. I spent the entire mother knows best song stealing glances at her next to me in the theater just waiting for her to drag us out of the movie because she couldn’t stand to have her “love” portrayed as evil. And she didn’t see how the fact that she created her identity completely around being a mother and nothing else was like mother gothel’s dependency on rapunzel’s magic hair. It was only after seeing her positive reaction to the movie, that I really understood the meaning of the phrase “everyone is the hero of their own story”. No one actually thinks they’re the villain, even if confronted with a painfully obvious rendering of their own actions done by someone they agree is rightly portrayed as evil. “everyone is the hero of their own story”. No one actually thinks they’re the villain, even if confronted with a painfully obvious rendering of their own actions done by someone they agree is rightly portrayed as evil.
Disney, Family, and Girls: Megan Greenwell
 @megreenwell
 after seeing 'get out' in a very white
 crowd, all of us cheering wildly for
 chris, i keep remembering this,
 from elif batuman's 'the idiot.
 recognize it and laugh.
 I found myself remembering the day in kindergarten whe
 the teachers showed us Dumbo: a Disney movie about a puny, weind
 looking circus elephant that everyone made fun of. As the story u-
 folded, I realized to my amazement that all the kids in the class, even
 the bullies, the ones who despised and tormented the weak and the
 ugly, were rooting against Dumbo's tormentors. Over and over thry
 laughed and cheered, both when Dumbo succeeded and when biu
 things happened to the bullies. But they're you, I thought to myel.
 How did they not know? They didn't know. It was astounding, im
 astounding truth. Everyone thougbt they were Dumbo.
 Again and again I saw the phenomenon repeated. The mosta
 trary and tyrannical girls, the ones who started secret clubs to ostr
youstillhateblacktranswomen:
feamir:

ithelpstodream:

bringing this one back

When I went to see Tangled with my family, I was terrified of having to talk about the movie afterwards because I related so much to Rapunzel, and I was sure my mom would hate the movie because it was so obvious that she was exactly like mother gothel. So when mom asked me afterwards if I liked it I gave a tepid non-answer. But then my mom started talking about how she loved the movie! And it slowly dawned on me that she also saw mother gothel as evil and abusive, but somehow didn’t make the connection that she and her were the same. My mom even made a comment to the effect of how, like rapunzel’s real mom, her love for me would always triumph or whatever. And she didn’t get it! 
She didn’t see the similarities of how she locked me away in the house, or how she kept me under the tightest supervision under the guise of keeping me safe. I spent the entire mother knows best song stealing glances at her next to me in the theater just waiting for her to drag us out of the movie because she couldn’t stand to have her “love” portrayed as evil. And she didn’t see how the fact that she created her identity completely around being a mother and nothing else was like mother gothel’s dependency on rapunzel’s magic hair. 
It was only after seeing her positive reaction to the movie, that I really understood the meaning of the phrase “everyone is the hero of their own story”. No one actually thinks they’re the villain, even if confronted with a painfully obvious rendering of their own actions done by someone they agree is rightly portrayed as evil. 

“everyone is the hero of their own story”. No one actually thinks they’re the villain, even if confronted with a painfully obvious rendering of their own actions done by someone they agree is rightly portrayed as evil.

youstillhateblacktranswomen: feamir: ithelpstodream: bringing this one back When I went to see Tangled with my family, I was terrified of...

Target, Tumblr, and Blog: chickenickie: what year is it(ok but ill never not like these two…… an idiot couple…..)
Target, Tumblr, and Blog: chickenickie:

what year is it(ok but ill never not like these two…… an idiot couple…..)

chickenickie: what year is it(ok but ill never not like these two…… an idiot couple…..)

A Dream, Beautiful, and Cute: Elizabeth @springbreak2005 I hung out with this guy a couple times last semester and this morning he tried to snapchat me and a bunch of other girls but accidentally started a huge groupchat and 1:10 Kyles fuck up Kyle probably wanted to send nudes to all of us But ended up creating a group Probably that AA sad Truly Happens to the best of us we should kick him out of the group and just send each other nudes YesAA Honestly living for that idea maooo i'm always down for that Oh my god I am so down Send a chat Kyles fuck up And I like girls So this will be a dream Thank you. In advance. Hahaha perfect yeah i'm here for that gay shit |Always down | Girls do it better I wanna know who all y'all is it's true sometimes i wonder why i still date men!! my name is may and i have a really cute dog! Send a chat 1:12 1 Kyles fuck up beauty i'm so gay Mood Wait excuse me HOW RUALL SO HOT WHAT did just wake up to some gay shit welcome to the gay zone ME sTOP I just woke up This is amazing are we all gay i'm here for it i'm gay!! this is a such a dream wow Okay seriously I actually love girls so if any ME of ou wanna fuck .. ;) Send a chat 1:12 1 Kyles fuck up omG how are u all so beautiful i play for both teams Wow wtf is going on kyle accidentally started a lesbian cult Hahahaha he didnt even know what he was capable of He's such an idiot IM WEAK this can't be a coincidence ME this is the best thing I could've possibly woken up to oh my god honestly this is pretty great thanks kyle yeah wow we can live out our niche sapphic fantasies Send a chat actyourshoesizegirl: lena-zorel: 20gayteen is so fucking real x “Kyle accidentally started a Lesbian cult”
A Dream, Beautiful, and Cute: Elizabeth
 @springbreak2005
 I hung out with this guy a couple
 times last semester and this
 morning he tried to snapchat
 me and a bunch of other girls
 but accidentally started a huge
 groupchat and

 1:10
 Kyles fuck up
 Kyle probably wanted to send nudes to all
 of us
 But ended up creating a group
 Probably that AA
 sad
 Truly
 Happens to the best of us
 we should kick him out of the group and
 just send each other nudes
 YesAA
 Honestly living for that idea
 maooo i'm always down for that
 Oh my god I am so down
 Send a chat

 Kyles fuck up
 And I like girls
 So this will be a dream
 Thank you. In advance.
 Hahaha perfect
 yeah i'm here for that gay shit
 |Always down
 | Girls do it better
 I wanna know who all y'all is
 it's true sometimes i wonder why i still date
 men!!
 my name is may and i have a really cute
 dog!
 Send a chat

 1:12 1
 Kyles fuck up
 beauty
 i'm so gay
 Mood
 Wait excuse me
 HOW RUALL SO HOT
 WHAT did just wake up to
 some gay shit
 welcome to the gay zone
 ME
 sTOP I just woke up
 This is amazing are we all gay
 i'm here for it
 i'm gay!!
 this is a such a dream wow
 Okay seriously I actually love girls so if any
 ME
 of ou wanna fuck .. ;)
 Send a chat

 1:12 1
 Kyles fuck up
 omG how are u all so beautiful
 i play for both teams
 Wow wtf is going on
 kyle accidentally started a lesbian cult
 Hahahaha he didnt even know what he was
 capable of
 He's such an idiot
 IM WEAK
 this can't be a coincidence
 ME
 this is the best thing I could've possibly
 woken up to oh my god
 honestly this is pretty great thanks kyle
 yeah wow we can live out our niche sapphic
 fantasies
 Send a chat
actyourshoesizegirl:

lena-zorel:

20gayteen is so fucking real x


“Kyle accidentally started a Lesbian cult”

actyourshoesizegirl: lena-zorel: 20gayteen is so fucking real x “Kyle accidentally started a Lesbian cult”