Anonyme asked:

What is 50 shades of grey about? And what's so bad about it?

aconissa answered:

50 Shades of Grey was originally fanfiction based on the Twilight series, which was then published as a novel (along with 2 subsequent books). It sold over 100 million copies around the world and topped best-seller lists everywhere. It’s about to be adapted into a film, set to come out early next year.

It follows a college student named Ana Steele, who enters a relationship with a man named Christian Grey and is then introduced to a bastardised and abusive parody of BDSM culture.

While the book is paraded as erotica, the relationship between Ana and Christian is far from healthy. The core mantra of the BDSM community is “safe, sane and consensual”, and 50 Shades is anything but. None of the rules of BDSM practices (which are put in place to protect those involved) are actually upheld. Christian is controlling, manipulative, abusive, takes complete advantage of Ana, ignores safe-words, ignores consent, keeps her uneducated about the sexual practices they’re taking part in, and a multitude of other terrible things. Their relationship is completely sickening and unhealthy.

Basically, “the book is a glaring glamorisation of violence against women,” as Amy Bonomi so perfectly put it. 

It’s terrible enough that a book like this has been absorbed by people worldwide. Now, we have a film that is expected to be a huge box-office success, and will likely convince countless more young women that it’s okay not to have any autonomy in a relationship, that a man is allowed to control them entirely. It will also show many young men that women are theirs to play with and dominate, thus contributing to antiquated patriarchal values and rape culture.




This god dam it this

hishap asked:

Il y a des années, le fils des voisins avait un jeu de sept familles avec différent types de fromages à la place des membres de la famille. Une fois, alors que mon frère était en train de perdre, il s'est mis à prier le chaussé aux moines.

awesomefrench answered:

C’est beau la France :D





Le plus drôle c’est que c’est sans doute la seule fois que mon frère ait prié quoi que ce soit. xD

En même temps, Cheesus est une religion de choix. Ton frère est un homme de goût !

J’ai failli m’étouffer avec ma gorgée d’eau xD
…Cheesus devrait être le thème du prochain frandredi, tiens.