Ok, so I love femslash. I love gender bends. I love all things. Mostly. But you know what I don’t love? I don’t like people who gender bend their angsty white male characters into transparent not at all different female characters and then putting it in femslash February tag. It’s like no. Fuck you. Your weak-ass genderbends of already overly popular pompous white-ass male characters and their weak-ass backstories of angst and refrigerated women do not belong in the sacred FEMSLASH FEBRUARY TAG.
Hrm. Let's see. How about a Heather? A Lindsay? An Erik? Or maybe a Mostafa?
Aight that’s a few.
First one’s easy, though. Heather is the name of the mother of my best friend in the whole wide world who also happens to be the lovely lady that sent me this ask. The best friend, I mean. Not the mother. The mother was kind of a bitch (Her daughter’s words, not mine). I don’t know/remember the full details of what’s bad about her, but she dated a ginormous prick who her daughters hated, broke up with him, then got back with him (possibly more than once), also, she smoked a lot, which is one of the things I blame my weak lungs on, since I spent a LOT of time around that family as a kid. I’m glad my bestie lives with her dad these days.
LIDNSAY! I feel like I might have had a classmate named Lindsay at some point, but all I can think of is Tuggey and Lohan. Woops.
Erik! There was definitely an Erik in some of my classes. I think he was at my elementary school, and thus at my high school as well as were a lot of those kids. …I don’t really remember him, though. I think he might’ve been Eric, not Erik.
MOSTAFA, THOUGH. THERE’S a name I remember. So Mostafa was this Egyptian kid who came to our school in tenth grade, he had a great sense of humor and he played guitar and i dont know he just TALKED in a really cool way and like he was muslim but he was also SUPER openminded and became part of me and my best friends “group” which was basically some of the queerest kids in school in both the sex/gender sense and the sense of general weirdness. And then he was one of the people that stuck with me during my shit in eleventh grade, so that was cool. In twelfth grade we started drifting apart, I think he fell in with the wrong crowd, he may have also started doing drugs? He wore sunglasses a lot that year, and Lacey says it was because his eyes were all bloodshot. I haven’t heard from him since then. Shame.
Today I was at work and this like 13 year old kid came in with a snk jacket so I was all omg I really like your jacket and his face like lit up and he smiled and turned to his friend and was all “she gets it! She gets it!” and his friend just sighed and kinda shook his head and I think that perfectly describes the friendship between an anime watcher and a non-anime watcher
We were at school and she started to casually drop in that she liked comics/games/”geek stuff”, at the time I was wearing an iroman shirt. Deeper into the conversation i found that she didn’t know what I meant when I was referring to anything about the characters. When I questioned her about it a few days later she admitted that she had really just said it to get to know me better.
We ended up dating and while we were dating she got really into comics, DC especially, and found out that she really did enjoy the things she first said she did. I took her to her first convention. She met another guy there and ended up breaking up with me for him.
I went on to discover I was gay and fucked her brother.
Moral of the story. Comics lead to sex in the most unexpected ways.
Don’t think I’ve ever known anyone named Colin. First things that come to mind are Colin Creevey, Colin Firth, and Colin Farrel. Fun fact about that last one though, there was this girl at my school named COLLEEN Farrel and I was secretly convinced she was somehow related to him. She was okay, from what I saw of her. She was in some of my Drama classes, we worked together sometimes. I think a friend of mine dated her and some serious shit went down but that was one of the friends I didn’t really like as much and was never really close to. And then she dated some other people that I was never fond of to begin with. And that’s all I really remember about her. Um.
someone mentioned april fools today, and it reminded me that last year a couple of radio DJs got taken off the air and almost faced felony charges because they told their audience that the local water supply was contaminated with “Dihydrogen Monoxide” and alot of people panicked