I can’t wait till November 28 so I can start listening to the 8 Day’s of Christmas by Destiny’s Child again
when you make a post that’s specific to you and your experiences and the tag says “dont reblog” but someone does it anyway even tho they know damn well they not supposed to and you know damn well they can read that tag and they test your patience
first “basic is a misogynistic slur against women” now “fuckboy is a slur against trans and gay men” yall just need to admit you hate black people and stop trying to warp our slang to make it seem like we hate everyone
my drafts are nothing but tutorials, selfies, and an emotional wasteland of posts that were /too much/ in the moment. maybe i’ll post them all when i’m high….
Nicki Minaj is not a woman who easily slides into the roles assigned to women in her industry or elsewhere. She’s not polished, she’s not concerned with her reputation, and she’s certainly not fighting for equality among mainstream second-wave feminists. She’s something else, and she’s something equally worth giving credence to: a boundary-breaker, a nasty bitch, a self-proclaimed queen, a self-determined and self-made artist. She’s one of the boys, and she does it with the intent to subvert what it means. She sings about sexy women, about fucking around with different men. She raps about racing ahead in the game, imagines up her own strings of accolades, and rolls with a rap family notorious for dirty rhymes, foul mouths, and disregard for authority and hegemony.
While Beyoncé has expanded feminist discourse by reveling in her role as a mother and wife while also fighting for women’s rights, Minaj has been showing her teeth in her climb to the top of a male-dominated genre. Both, in the process, have expanded our society’s idea of what an empowered women looks like — but Minaj’s feminist credentials still frequently come under fire. To me, it seems like a clear-cut case of respectability politics and mainstreaming of the feminist movement: while feminist writers raved over Beyoncé’s latest album and the undertones of sexuality and empowerment that came with it, many have questioned Minaj’s decisions over the years to subvert beauty norms using her own body, graphically talk dirty in her work, and occasionally declare herself dominant in discourse about other women. (All of these areas of concern, however, didn’t seem to come into play when Queen Bey did the same.)