Move - first week sales - 83,070
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what kind of irony??????????????
So I’m sure you recognize this as one of the epic moments from “The Prince of Egypt” where we see the super majestic whale as they cross through the Red Sea. However I noticed just one little issue: whale tales don’t move from side to side, they move up and down. And then it hit me, that’s not a whale. That’s not a whale. It’s a motherfucking SHARK. A BIG ASS MEGALODONIAN SHARK. WAITING IN THE WATER TO EAT THE PHARAOH’S SOLDIERS. Goddamn, Dreamworks.
i’m inclined to think not, but i also don’t think i have much of a way of knowing what a stranger’s intentions/meanings were.
but moreover, i don’t think it really bears discussion? here’s the thing. harry HAS indicated, several times, his support of the queer community, at least as far as stating his support of legalizing gay marriage and declaring he believes all people are equal. i think that’s pretty cool, given his high profile status/influence, especially among young people (i.e., his target audience). as a queer person myself, i appreciate seeing those messages from him. but i think that people are reading into them and extrapolating from them more than is appropriate or sensible. as far as i can tell (and lbr i am pretty fucking obsessive over harry styles so it’s not like this is from ~casual observation~) harry presents his sexual and gender identities as straight and cis. that doesn’t mean that he DEFINITELY IS those things, but that is the way that it seems to me he presents himself to the world and wants/expects to be seen. he was explicitly asked recently if he’s bisexual and he replied that he “didn’t think so,” but he has publicly dated, flirted with, and had attractions to women so the implication is that, at this time, he considers himself straight. he regularly uses/responds to masculine identifiers like lad and bro and boy. he seems entirely comfortable in his male body. he does not present as queer.
that doesn’t mean he’s not queer. he might be totally closeted. he might not have realized yet that he’s queer. he might be straight now and have his sexuality develop and change over time and identify as queer later. nobody can know that except for him, until and unless he decides to share that with them.
but here’s the point i wanted to get to, for which that was all build-up: it’s disrespectful and intrusive to speculate so extensively over someone’s identity like this. if harry is queer, or if he decides he’s queer in the future, he has people immediately around him to support him (including nick, and his family, and his bandmates, and his other friends). he’s almost certainly not going to (and imo he shouldn’t) come to us, his fans, with that information, before them. if and when he does come out to his fans, that will be a good time to respectfully show your support for his queer identity. in the meantime, you are projecting onto a stranger an identity you have no evidence to support exists and which there IS ample evidence against. it’s over the line, disrespectful, and at times fetishizing. it’s inappropriate. stop.
Have you seen any changes in the industry in the issues of race, the issue of being a woman, and now being a woman over fifty?
AU: Award winning actors Louis Tomlinson and Zayn Malik get close while shooting a movie together.
if I had the opportunity to watch the transformation of leigh’s afro to her long straight hair then all of my life’s questions will be answered