"im not homophobic it’s a children’s series" translated is:
"im not homophobic i just think children, including queer ones themselves, should not be exposed to queer characters bc of those characters queerness, which implies i think there’s something wrong/bad about being queer”
im sorry what about that isnt homophobic/queerphobic as fuck???
THIS IS THE THING
i remember when i was in second grade and i saw my sister kiss her female friend on the cheek and i was totally floored because i didn’t know two girls could kiss each other and i went to school and told my friends and we all started kissing each other and i basically started a lesbian uprising
Oh, whoops! I’m not sure what post you’re referring to (cuz I have reblogged quite a few in the past few days) but thanks for letting me know so politely anon. Sorry about that!
If you lemme know what post you’re talking about I can go remove it from my blog & I’ll definitely keep that in mind when I’m tumbling from now on :3
I made this for a show with an artist group I am a part of in Seattle. The show’s theme was “Gems” So this is my crystal growth mug! Half mug half sculpture.
I literally need this in my life
This is something that slips past the Western viewers- it looks like it’s reaching out for Chihiro, in a malicious way, to the Western viewers. It’s what I thought growing up.
However, now, that I know that it’s a way of signalling for someone to ‘Come here!’ in Japan, the scene takes on a whole new meaning.
That spirit knows that if Chihiro doesn’t eat the food, she will disappear. And it knows if it offers the food, she cannot be cursed as a gluttonous pig because it wouldn’t have been stolen.
Just a unique take when you have all of the context.