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Anonymous sent:

As an addendum to the discussion about men in RWBY - I might be reading too much into this, but all the people in the highest positions of authority are men. Ozpin, Ironwood, Papa Schnee etc. With the exception of Ruby, it looks like all the team leaders are boys, too. In the meantime, women are villains (Cinder), receptionists or subordinates (Glynda, who is portrayed as an uptight killjoy compared to the chill Ozpin).

rwbycritical:

True. We have only seen men in higher positions of power so far in the story. There is only one strong woman that is a good guy, and the big bad of the show is also a woman, so that’s 1/1 for evil/good strong women.

Men? 5/1(2?) good/evil(uncertain but not ‘good’). Oz, Port, Oobleck, Ironwood, Qrow, Roman, and Papa Schnee.

You are not reading too much into it, there is a huge imbalance of strong female characters in positions of power, especially for a show that is supposed to be about 4 strong teenage girls and is marketed towards girls/women.

Anonymous sent:

As an addendum to the discussion about men in RWBY - I might be reading too much into this, but all the people in the highest positions of authority are men. Ozpin, Ironwood, Papa Schnee etc. With the exception of Ruby, it looks like all the team leaders are boys, too. In the meantime, women are villains (Cinder), receptionists or subordinates (Glynda, who is portrayed as an uptight killjoy compared to the chill Ozpin).

rwbycritical:

True. We have only seen men in higher positions of power so far in the story. There is only one strong woman that is a good guy, and the big bad of the show is also a woman, so that’s 1/1 for evil/good strong women.

Men? 5/1(2?) good/evil(uncertain but not ‘good’). Oz, Port, Oobleck, Ironwood, Qrow, Roman, and Papa Schnee.

You are not reading too much into it, there is a huge imbalance of strong female characters in positions of power, especially for a show that is supposed to be about 4 strong teenage girls and is marketed towards girls/women.

trying-to-resonate-concrete:

"I would have preferred this writer explore these ideas" is an opinion.

"This writer has trouble with certain aspects of story-telling" is a criticism.

"This writer sucks and is talentless" is a mean-spirited insult.

"This writer should die" is a vile, shitty thing for which there is no excuse for saying.

Please learn the difference and please don’t pretend you’re doing one of the two former when you’re doing one of the two latter.

gryffinewt:

when your friend makes a vague post and you’re worried it’s about you cause if it was it’d be true 

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allmymetaphors:

ppl always ask me “”what are you going to do with your degree”“ and “"if you wanna get a PHD how do you plan on paying for it"" and ""where are you gonna move after college"" but here is the thing:

i am very powerful and cute and im gonna float through this world one day at a time. please leave me alone. 

help-me-yes:

white people talking about other ethnicities be like
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white people talking about themselves be like
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