I’m not doing it
*piano goes on*
I’m not doing it goddammit
Fuck you if you think it’ll hapWHEN I WAS, A YOUNG BOY
My 5-year-old insists that Bilbo Baggins is a girl.
The first time she made this claim, I protested. Part of the fun of reading to your kids, after all, is in sharing the stories you loved as a child. And in the story I knew, Bilbo was a boy. A boy hobbit. (Whatever that entails.)
But my daughter was determined. She liked the story pretty well so far, but Bilbo was definitely a girl. So would I please start reading the book the right way? I hesitated. I imagined Tolkien spinning in his grave. I imagined mean letters from his testy estate. I imagined the story getting as lost in gender distinctions as dwarves in the Mirkwood.
Then I thought: What the hell, it’s just a pronoun. My daughter wants Bilbo to be a girl, so a girl she will be. And you know what? The switch was easy. Bilbo, it turns out, makes a terrific heroine. She’s tough, resourceful, humble, funny, and uses her wits to make off with a spectacular piece of jewelry. Perhaps most importantly, she never makes an issue of her gender—and neither does anyone else."
I’ll reblog this for forever
I’m afraid you’re going to have to be more specific
Aw cheers :)
she wears short skirts, I wear t-shirts
she’s cheer captain and I respect her right to wear whatever she wants and participate in traditionally ‘feminine’ activities because I understand that life is not about condemning another woman’s personal choices just because she doesn’t ‘deserve’ the boy i have a crush on
"I didn’t want to come on here and have this be awkward."
But I did prey on a child, so there’s that whole thing…
"I’m a model of how social media is tricky."
Because, like, I can totally get caught for being a sexual predator. And that makes my game tricky, ya know?
"When you meet someone online, you don’t know who is on the other end."
Even after they tell you that they are a seventeen year-old girl.
"I learned my lesson."
I’m pissed that I got caught.
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The bold are actual quotes from James Franco on Live with Kelly and Michael. This total filth is wrapped up with a bow by Kelly playing it all as a joke afterwards. and Michael goes on to say how honesty is the best policy. Really??