Tuesday, October 2, 2012
surelyforthvakarian:

siawrites:

spectreconfessions:

“[I think that] Fem!Shepard is more badass than Male!Shep.”

*sigh*  While I prefer Female Shepard hands down….
They’re the exact same goddamned character.

Being the same character doesn’t change the perceptions people can have based on their sex. Currently, the majority of Shepard-esque badasses we see in media usually look like Sheploo. This makes FemShep’s badass credentials all that more outstanding, because women haven’t typically been invited to the badass party. Also, Shepard operates free of the gendered expectations that our society tends to place on everyone badasses. Nobody sees her headbutt a krogan and then says “Wow! You’re pretty badass for a girl!” She’s just an unqualified badass, and people give it to her without qualifications. Because it’s too fucking rare to see that these days, it can confer an extra layer of BAMF that Male!Shep doesn’t get.

surelyforthvakarian:

siawrites:

spectreconfessions:

“[I think that] Fem!Shepard is more badass than Male!Shep.”

*sigh*  While I prefer Female Shepard hands down….

They’re the exact same goddamned character.

Being the same character doesn’t change the perceptions people can have based on their sex. Currently, the majority of Shepard-esque badasses we see in media usually look like Sheploo. This makes FemShep’s badass credentials all that more outstanding, because women haven’t typically been invited to the badass party. Also, Shepard operates free of the gendered expectations that our society tends to place on everyone badasses. Nobody sees her headbutt a krogan and then says “Wow! You’re pretty badass for a girl!” She’s just an unqualified badass, and people give it to her without qualifications. Because it’s too fucking rare to see that these days, it can confer an extra layer of BAMF that Male!Shep doesn’t get.

Friday, June 29, 2012
I think that’s kind of the point, though. People in Thedas, or at least the parts we’ve seen, think qunari is the name of the race, so that’s what we’re initially led to believe. If you pay attention, though, you can figure it out.

I think that’s kind of the point, though. People in Thedas, or at least the parts we’ve seen, think qunari is the name of the race, so that’s what we’re initially led to believe. If you pay attention, though, you can figure it out.

Wednesday, April 25, 2012 Monday, April 16, 2012
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Saturday, March 31, 2012 Sunday, March 18, 2012
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Saturday, March 10, 2012
surelyforth-vakarian:

Me neither. I think she’s just happy and making a silly joke. <3

She was just giddy from all the sexings with my Warden. She can keep my eyelashes in a jar anyday.

surelyforth-vakarian:

Me neither. I think she’s just happy and making a silly joke. <3

She was just giddy from all the sexings with my Warden. She can keep my eyelashes in a jar anyday.

(Source: dragonageconfessions)

Sunday, March 4, 2012
When the first promos for Awakening came out, I thought he was Cailan. I was a little freaked out until I realized he was a different character.

When the first promos for Awakening came out, I thought he was Cailan. I was a little freaked out until I realized he was a different character.

Thursday, February 16, 2012 Monday, January 9, 2012

biconfessions:

It seems to me that gay people are more biphobic than heteros. I suppose it’s the fact they think we blend in everywhere and have the advantages of both, or that we’re half-assing it?

I don’t, I never have. I go to gay bars and find it really awkward to avoid looking at the half-naked woman or to hit on a girl. I go to generic bars and find it just as awkward that I can’t hit on guys. It’s like a constant semi-masquerade.

I feel like I’m constantly having an internal sexuality battle because neither heteros or homos can accept it.

Thursday, December 15, 2011 Saturday, December 10, 2011 Wednesday, September 7, 2011
katiebour:

aquila-86:

Reblogging for interesting discussion point.
I agree with the last sentence definitely. But, I don’t hate fic where F!Hawke is pregnant. It greatly depends on how it is written. I have seen some awful pregnant fic, and some wonderful pregnant fic, all of which were different and distinct from each other.
So uhm, ymmv I guess?

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I guess that depends on the f!Hawke, right?  Maybe some folks’ f!Hawkes are insecure and think that a baby will solidify things between them and their partner.  Maybe some of them get preggers by accident.  Maybe some of them want a family with their loved one.
To each their own, right? :)

This is an interesting discussion.
I think it&#8217;s fine to want children. I think it&#8217;s fine to not want children. I think that people shouldn&#8217;t be judged either way, and that judgement often comes down harder on women for their choice, especially if their choice is to not have children. Lately I&#8217;ve seen the pendulum swing the other way, and those who have been judged for not wanting children start to pass judgement on those who do.
I think the point is just to live and let live. People want to see different things in fic, depending on their own fantasies and desires. There&#8217;s a place for everything.
I have a child IRL. I was fulfilled before I had him, and I&#8217;m fulfilled now. So I don&#8217;t think that fulfillment really has anything to do with it. Likewise, I fully respect those who prefer never to have children. They don&#8217;t need children to be complete.
And as a sidenote, I don&#8217;t really read pregnant!Hawke as a general rule. I guess because I can change diapers every day IRL, so in fic I want to see Hawke slaying dragons and getting with smexy mens.

katiebour:

aquila-86:

Reblogging for interesting discussion point.

I agree with the last sentence definitely. But, I don’t hate fic where F!Hawke is pregnant. It greatly depends on how it is written. I have seen some awful pregnant fic, and some wonderful pregnant fic, all of which were different and distinct from each other.

So uhm, ymmv I guess?

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I guess that depends on the f!Hawke, right?  Maybe some folks’ f!Hawkes are insecure and think that a baby will solidify things between them and their partner.  Maybe some of them get preggers by accident.  Maybe some of them want a family with their loved one.

To each their own, right? :)

This is an interesting discussion.

I think it’s fine to want children. I think it’s fine to not want children. I think that people shouldn’t be judged either way, and that judgement often comes down harder on women for their choice, especially if their choice is to not have children. Lately I’ve seen the pendulum swing the other way, and those who have been judged for not wanting children start to pass judgement on those who do.

I think the point is just to live and let live. People want to see different things in fic, depending on their own fantasies and desires. There’s a place for everything.

I have a child IRL. I was fulfilled before I had him, and I’m fulfilled now. So I don’t think that fulfillment really has anything to do with it. Likewise, I fully respect those who prefer never to have children. They don’t need children to be complete.

And as a sidenote, I don’t really read pregnant!Hawke as a general rule. I guess because I can change diapers every day IRL, so in fic I want to see Hawke slaying dragons and getting with smexy mens.