I love Akilah.
Also, I’ve been watching tons and tons of makeup tutorials by my favorite YouTubers lately. While promoting The Fault in Our Stars movie, I had makeup artists doing my makeup and hair almost every day for, like, months.
I thought I would resent this or find it unnatural or whatever, but in fact I freaking love wearing makeup, at least when it is applied by incredibly talented makeup artists. I may make a video about this at some point, but yeah, the makeup made me feel confident and comfortable and happy.
People want to believe gender is something that’s essential, and people repeat these essentialist ideas all the time. “Oh, women do that” and “Oh, men do that” and the reality is that all women don’t anything. We as individuals do what we do, you know, and sometimes that’s informed by gender and sometimes it’s just who we are. And I think all that just makes people really, really uncomfortable because they don’t want to think about who they are.Laverne Cox (via ancient-serpent)
All the marvel art I did for the Draw Yourself Challenge so far! I thought I’d put them in one post c:
To clarify the art:
- I am a muslim girl who wears the hijab and prefers to wear long/loose things that go below the butt
Reblogging again because i just added Stark and Banner~