So for anyone who knows me in real life, you know that I’ve been working modeling for a charity calendar that’s coming out at the end of the month. Me and about 7 other girls have been doing photo shoots at a local car show to make the calendar.
Now there’s a girl - locally - who’s relatively well known in the alternative model/promotion scene. She does a lot of photos, she works warped tour in the summer for a local rapper, etc etc. She also has a general superiority complex/”diva” status in her own head. She is a very pretty girl, with tattoos and she knows how to pose and all that. I’ve known her for a while. We were never friends but we ran in similar circles. She was a year behind me in school.
I never though, her of all people, would say such ugly things and put people down after the struggles I know she went through to get to where she is now.
She decided to make nasty comments about how our modeling group will “never get paid work” and that we’re a bunch of “plain girls who jumped in front of the camera” and “no dj, club, business, or music artist would ever pay us to parade ourselves in promotion of their product”. She basically said that none of us knew what we were doing. Which, we’re amateurs and we don’t take it that seriously. It’s all for fun and as a hobby. All the girls have real jobs and this is a side thing. I don’t even think anyone really expected money of any kind out of it. She also got one of her friends involved for no reason. After she talked shit, on FB on a public photo album, and we started to try and make it positive again and make her aware we didn’t value her negative comments, her friend jumped in and started making “you don’t know where she’s been. you don’t know what kind of shit we’ve been through.” comments. Also, she tried telling us that their negative bullshit was positive in some way. With comments like “I was bullied. It made me a stronger person. You have to grow from it.” Oh wait I’m sorry. Were you just trying to justify your own bullying by telling me that you were bullied? I’m pretty sure that makes you a sorry excuse for a complete human being. And you have officially just sunk down to the bully’s level. Good job. I hope you’re proud of yourself.
But that’s what I really don’t understand about girls. They’re so mean to each other for no reason. We never said anything about her. But she can’t stop herself from trying to make her messy brain feel better by keeping others down. Whatever. Bitches.
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The bodily autonomy argument was what convinced me to go from extremely pro-life to pro-choice in a matter of days. You’d have to find a way to convince me that it’s OK to use someone’s body parts without their consent to convince me to be pro-life again.
I can’t find it right now, but there’s a court case establishing that a father does not have an obligation to donate—I think it was bone marrow—to save his child’s life.
And yet we’re supposed to put up with what amounts to forcible donation of our uteruses? Something’s not right there.
I’ve been pro-choice pretty much my whole life, but it wasn’t until maybe five years ago that I heard this particular argument; since then I’ve felt a lot more confident in my stance and have even used this argument against pro-life people who have tried to convince me.
I love this. I understand people who are pro-life. Accidents happen and if that is how you feel, that is your thing. But I have always been pro-choice since I was aware of what being pro-choice meant and this is a phenomenal example of exactly why I am.