Representation matters.

Watching season 3, Korra and Asami’s beautiful, organically-developed relationship struck a cord with me. More than any other relationship I’ve seen in media. Just seeing them together made me happy, and it brought me to explore the fandom, which in turn, brought me to your blog.

You’ve done a wonderful job posting and reblogging wonderful Korrasami stuff, as well as touching on the LGBTQ issues that Korrasami’s even implied existence brings to the fore. The support and openness warmed my heart and encouraged me to keep checking back here.

And thinking.

The finale crystallized something for me. Asami, caring for Korra at her weakest, kneeling there and holding her hand and promising to be there, to be anything Korra needed. I realized how much this fictional relationship speaks to me, and I realized why. I love their relationship. I envy it. It’s exactly the sort of relationship I’d wish for.

I’m a guy. I like girls. For most of my life, I assumed that was the whole equation.

Korrasami, and its fandom, and your blog, helped me realize that I’m trans. It’s helping me come to terms with it. So personally, thank you so much for providing such a warm, supportive environment over an ostensibly silly thing a bunch of us obsess over.

And next time anyone tries to even imply that representation isn’t important, that we shouldn’t try to project things into the show that they find objectionable…

A budding, entirely subtextual relationship on a cartoon led me to a personal epiphany about my own sexuality. Dozens of flags in my past seem obvious looking back, but I breezed right past them, because nothing I’d come across gave me reason to challenge my preconceptions. Korrasami did that. This fandom and your blog did that. Maybe it sounds ridiculous, but life, as a whole, generally is.

So, thank you again, thank you so much and pass that on to the whole community if you can. And know that I’m with you all, praying to the gods of culture and storytelling that this ship makes it safely to harbor.

— an amazing, inspiring, heartwarming message from a user who wishes to remain anonymous (via gayfandomblog)

gayfandomblog:

headcanon: asami literally has not left korra’s side since the red lotus fight

allthestoriesaretru:

Asami’s so in love with Korra…

she would literally go to the end of the world for her

pepsifur:

GIRLFRIENDS
THEY ARE 100% FUCKING GIRLFRIENDDDDDSSSSS
GIIIIIIIIIIIRLFRIIIIIEEEENNNNDDSKAFN

pepsifur:

GIRLFRIENDS

THEY ARE 100% FUCKING GIRLFRIENDDDDDSSSSS

GIIIIIIIIIIIRLFRIIIIIEEEENNNNDDSKAFN

frozenx207:

Can’t stress how much I love her expression towards Korra! THIS FACE SAYS IT ALL!!! KORRASMI IS CANON!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

alaskas-clover:

My evolving love for Aasami

S1: I hate her!

S2: I hate the writing choices they are making for her

S3: I love her charachter development and Korra’s and her friendship but I don’t ship them

S4 preview: Korrasami is real and I love my sweet babies they are perf oh my god!!!

  • Asami: Are you sure you don't want some company in the Southern Water Tribe? I'm happy to come with you.
  • Korra: No. I appreciate it, but I'll only be gone a couple of weeks.
  • Korra: A little time alone will be good for me.
  • Asami: As much good as getting into my fine-ass pants would do you? Because bitch, I don't think so...

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mamasam:

stopthatimp:

nani was NINETEEN and such a fucking badass who was so protective of lilo and just ROLLED with aliens being a thing towards the end of the movie. #1 Disney relative of all time.

I have honestly been waiting AGES for the right gifset to express the wonderful perfection that is Nani. She is not only protective of Lilo, she respects the way Lilo’s imagination and quirkiness works.

Pudge the fish got a peanut butter sandwich every Thursday. Nani does not argue the logic of feeding him, only suggests an alternative sandwich when they are out of peanut butter. Lilo was allowed to take as many photos of whatever mundane or odd subjects as she wanted and Nani would get them developed. Nani recognized what were important habits for Lilo.

When Lilo asks for a pet lobster, Nani does not tell her that lobsters are not pets. She tells her, “We don’t have a lobster door, we have a dog door.” She makes sure the woman at the pound does not tell Lilo that “Stitch is not a real name”.

NANI SPENDS THE ENTIRE MOVIE MAKING SURE THAT LILO NEVER FEELS LIKE HER IDEAS ARE WRONG.

The only time we truly see Nani get angry with Lilo is when she is scared of Lilo being taken away. Nani spends the entire movie stressed out over taking care of her sister, trying to find a job, trying to make sure her sister has a friend, and yet she is always willing to put that extra effort, over and over again, to make sure that Lilo always believes that anything is possible.

This is a great moment because she probably *remembered* that Lilo said this once. And you know what? Shes not ending this day by letting her little sister think this is her fault. She’s not having an easy time trying to be a parent, but she knows none of this is her sisters fault, and shes not going to let her think it is. 

And half of her terror of losing Lilo isnt even just losing her family; its knowing that wherever Lilo goes, they won’t know how to do these things. They won’t understand her. 

What a good movie. 

Casual reminder that the reason Lilo obsessively feeds the fish is because her parents died in a rainstorm and she firmly believes Pudge controls the weather. If you pay attention to the feeding sequence you will notice that storm clouds recede and dissipate, a visual narrative that confirms this.

It’s not just a habit. It’s a very real part of Lilo’s healing process and Nani understands that.

Also if you pay attention to Nani’s room you’ll notice she had surfing posters and trophies. She was very much on her way to being a pro surfer but had to give it up to become the adult Lilo needed her to be.

And not ONCE does Nani show her sister any resentment. It’s worth it to keep her family together. This is a young woman who is willing to sacrifice all of her dreams and make incredibly grown up decisions.

What I am saying is Nani is the best disney princess of all time. Disney Queen even.

LOVE this movie

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poyzn:

Imagine spending all your time going up and down your best python friend.

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