#oh my god #I’d forgotten this scene #this is why, isn’t it #this is why he always told her how special she was #how important #how brilliant #because he remembered the time when he was so callous #the time that, for all he knows, might have contributed to her shitty self esteem even more #the time he told her she wasn’t special or important #which coming from him is harsh #I mean the Doctor thinks everyone’s important #but in that moment #with a brain addled with heartbreak #and a heart aching for his Rose #he told her what she already thought about herself #and who knows #maybe that’s why she never believed him
Gareth David-Lloyd (via barrowman-ilove)
So GDL really understands the fandom. And accepts it. I think he’s a Woodian.
I haven’t posted anything lengthy or terribly eloquent on the subject of women in geek culture lately, have I? Have this instead.
So there’s an account dedicated to RTing a couple women who are calling out misogynist shit 30 days later and being like “now see, this really isn’t a big deal 30 days later.”
Only here’s the thing—-THEY’RE WRONG. I invited them to RT me because fuck it the whole “cyclical” nature of the thing they’re pretending is just faux outrage is us responding over and over and over and over and over to the same kind of shit. So please, feel free to RT my pissed-off-ness 30 days later. Odds are there’ll have been another woman threatened for saying a cover’s pretty shitty or giving a videogame a 9/10 instead of a 10/10.
The account, if it’s still going, is actually a really good object lesson in documenting the cycle of shit. Not that the whiny manchild who created it is likely to ever realize it, but who knows…enlightenment may come to him too.