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the-ballad-of-john-and-everyone asked: I'm not trying to be rude, but I really don't think that's how writing works. I think it's nice when an lgtbqa+ character doesn't have their sexuality as the main character trait. It's also nice to have other perspectives, like a bisexuals view of a gay guy, or something like that. This is just stuff I like, not anything important.

I have no idea that the phrase “that’s not how writing works” is supposed to fucking mean. “How writing works”? Writing is putting words on a page. That’s it. There’s no one way to do it. 

I absolutely agree that sexuality should not always be the focus, but what the fuck does that have to do with well-written LGBTQIAP+ characters improving a story? You know we exist even if our sexuality isn’t the spotlight right?

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askthedescended asked: Quick question! Half out of curiosity and half out of attempted humor, how would you define the difference between a heterosexual individual and a str8ie?

Raging sense of entitlement and grossly unchecked heterosexism, mainly. 

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lostastrophysicist asked: Hey, Sorry, I know it's not the point of the narrative, but I wanted to weigh in on the MLP thing from a child protection angle. (you teach? so arelikely aware, but it seems lots aren't) If a child gives you reason to believe that they are being harmed/under threat, you must *always* report it. Sometimes large events have dedicated 'lost child' reps who are typically police vetted + can do cp stuff. Find them. or security. or police directly on the non emergency number for your country. Thanks.

Absolutely. Incidents where children might be in danger should always be reported to authorities. 

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A word about bronies.

kick-neckbeard-ass:

sugarsuites:

kick-neckbeard-ass:

saintcheshire:

So I just got back last night from a brony convention in San Francisco. I was working a booth for a vendor friend, and let me tell you what happened:

We met a little girl who was there with her family. She got a button drawn at our booth, told us all about her favorite ponies, and was overall just too damn cute. She had an MLP lanyard filled with pins she’d gotten in the vendor’s room, and gave me a Fluttershy pin because she liked my cosplay. She ended up just hanging out with us for a while and bein’ super cute. We call her Babby because she’s 11 and precious.

The next day, she runs up to the booth, terrified, and asks if she can please hide under our table for a few minutes. Turns out a dude had been following her around the con all day, and tried to get her to come up to his hotel room. Alone. She tells us she thought he was okay at first because he was wearing an MLP shirt, but she didn’t want to go anywhere with him, and he made her uneasy. At one point, after she’d refused, he grabbed her arm in the elevators and tried to get her to follow him. She ran, and now she wants somewhere to hide.

We tell her of course, hurry her behind our booth and fucking station ourselves around her because she’s eleven years old and all of us are prepared to physically attack the human trashheap who tries to fuck with her. We’re all dressed up in wings and ears and we’re 100000% prepared to rip them off and launch across that table to defend this kid. Eventually this very large dude strolls by, very obviously looking around, and she quietly points him out to us. At this point I’m ready to set him on fire, but when I ask if she needs me to go report him, she shakes her head. She doesn’t want to get in trouble, or make anyone mad.

We see him a few more times over the course of the day, because he keeps meandering over to our booth and just casually looking around. Eventually he actually stops to take a flier from our table and asks us a question, and we coldly send him on his way. We start sending a coworker with Babby whenever her parents aren’t around and she wants to go check out artist’s alley or the vendor’s hall. Because otherwise she’s not safe. She can’t run around and freely enjoy a convention about a show aimed at her, because instead of being surrounded by peers she’s somehow surrounded by men who pose a threat to her.

My point here: this is why I fucking hate “bronies.” Because grown-ass men are flooding into a space carved out for children—often little girls—and are making it unsafe for them.

I met a lot of non-awful people there, of course. I met a lot of parents and older siblings. A lot of adorable little boys who were happy to empathize with female characters, and a lot of little kids who wanted a picture with cosplays of their favorite pony. I met a lot of people who were cool and nice and just liked cartoons. I met a male Pinkie Pie cosplayer with a Fluttershy lady-friend who juggled and spun plates and was happy to entertain kids, and were generally just really cool people.

But I also met a lot of skeevy dudebros. A lot of guys in fedoras loudly discussing sexual shit in a room with children. Guys who drew/sold/displayed really fucking inappropriate “fanart,” including gross bodypillows that had no purpose in a little kids’ toy convention. I met a guy who gushed with absolute glee about the pleasure he derives from “corrupting innocence.” I met a lot of people who wanted to take something sweet and nice for children and make it about THEM. A lot of guys who wanted to make it about their dicks. People who made it UNSAFE for the intended audience to even be in attendance.

So yeah. If you call yourself a brony, I’m prolly not gonna trust you. Because I’ve seen y’all in action, and I am not impressed. Frankly I’m infuriated. This is like a bunch of gross neckbeards swarming Disneyland and shoving kids out of the way so they can grope Cinderella, and finding nothing wrong with it because they think they’re entitled to it.

My Little Pony is a really cute show with a lot of nice messages for kids, and gross brony shitweasels are trying to fucking take it from them by force. And I will fight them.

Also, this story has been corroborated by the 4chan news site for /mlp/ (barf) which found proof from the booth owner/Sac Anime rep that there was a little girl who took refuge at the booth that day: http://www.horse-news.net/2014/04/advice-for-babscon-delete-facebook-hit_22.html?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter

Specific cap is here: http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-33DSepIPY_I/U1bt46nsXyI/AAAAAAAABbM/QuLagzNWrNA/s1600/1398204976062.jpg

I’ve seen a shitton of people signal boost the fuck out of one version of this post with someone saying that this entire post is made up, when it’s not. And that’s really depressing.

That’s exactly what they said last year, when Mjolkk talked about the harassment she witnessed at EFNW.

Bronies will literally lie about their fandom to make it look better. They will lie about anything. Do not trust anything they say without facts to back it up.

(Source: princess-nietzsche, via thepageofhopes)

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crupus:

fandomsandfeminism:

crupus:

fandomsandfeminism:

crupus:

In the US and most western countries, being shy and having social anxiety puts you in a larger disadvantage than being part of any minority. Specially if you are male. 

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Are you serious right now? 

I can literally, legally be fired from my job if I get outed at work, bisexual women have some of the highest sexual assault rates in the country, and you think that white, cis, straight men who are shy have it worse? 

You’re hilarious. 

So bisexual women get raped because they are bisexual? What even?

You seem to completely take for granted the importance of relationships in everyone’s life.

Our rates of sexual assault are higher than both straight women and lesbian women. So there’s some correlation going on here, yes. 

I have no idea what you are trying to imply with that second sentence. 

Correlation =/= causation. RAINN also says 99% of rapists are male and that rape culture is false.. do you believe everything they say or only what helps support your arguments?

Do you think relationships happen by accident? The better you are socially, the more relationships you will have, and the better they will be. Relationships of all kinds are.. extremely important to everyone’s life.

So, how exactly do you want to try and explain that correlation? And please, try to do so without raging biphobia and misogyny. 

Are you really arguing that you are more oppressed than LGBTQIAP+ people because you don’t have a girlfriend? 

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Pro Tip on how to improve your story: Well written LGBTQIAP+ characters.

jbbsr:

fandomsandfeminism:

jbbsr:

fuck-no-sjws:

wtfisthinprivilege:

thesciencehippie:

fandomsandfeminism:

gmansthoughts:

fandomsandfeminism:

As many as possible. 

Already got some? 

Good. 

Add more. 

That’s not how writing works.

I’m pretty sure I didn’t ask my whinny, creepy little stalker “how writing works.” Thanks. 

She’s actually writing a book, so I think she knows more than a little about how writing works.

Anyone can write a book. Doesn’t mean its good…

Lmaooo

no i’m sorry i know this is a joke post but this is utter bullshit.

it’s true, anyone can write but that doesn’t mean it’s good. A story isn’t going to be good because you have LGBTQRSTUVWXYZ characters in it, or different races of people or whatever.

Write what you WANT to read, don’t tell people that’s how they have to write because I assure you assigning  a transgender fab-whatever bunself sparkle fairy isn’t going to improve my fucking story one fucking bit.

That’s stupid. So very fucking stupid and childish to even say something like that.

You know what’s genuinely childish? Mocking people’s identities the way that you do.

I mean, you could at least pretend that you respect LGBTQIAP+ people and our desire to see ourselves represented in fiction. But no, the idea of us being in a book, and being in a book in a way that improves the story, is laughable to you. Ahahaha. 

I don’t mock anything I’m just literally sick of seeing all these stupid posts telling people what to do with their own writing and art and all that good stuff. I am not obligated to write anything you want me to write. I write what I want to write and whatever is in my head. 

I do respect you, I AM one of you unless you like to disregard the Bisexual part of that. 

I said nothing of the fact that you all, WE all can’t be in books scattered among the literature world but telling me that to improve my story I have to add in one of these people on this spectrum? That literally just so stupid and idiotic. 

You, you are laughable to me. Of course I want more prevalent LGBT [i’m not going to keep adding letters like christ what’s the point anymore] books and stories out there

but you don’t get to demand that a person writes them and you don’t have the right to dictate what a person writes or what their story contains. 

I would expect a fellow bisexual to show a little more respect. (And yes your “LGBTQRSTUVWZYZ” and “transgender fab-whatever bunself sparkle fairy” quips ARE INCREDIBLY DISRESPECTFUL. And hey, you know what the point is? Showing respect to our fellow non-straight people. THATS THE POINT. SHOWING RESPECT.) 

Books with 0 LGBTQIAP+ representation are heterosexist by definition, problematic and flawed by default. So YES, adding in some fucking diversity does improve the story. This should not be a complicated concept for anyone who understands the role of representation and diversity within fiction.

But no, clearly my “tip” on how to improve a story is a “DEMAND” and is just me “DICTATING” what people MUST write. Yeah. A fucking light hearted TIP is just me handing out dictations from on high, clearly. 

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Man, str8ie levels sure are peaking tonight around here.

Approaching critical str8 in some of these replies. 

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Pro Tip on how to improve your story: Well written LGBTQIAP+ characters.

jbbsr:

fuck-no-sjws:

wtfisthinprivilege:

thesciencehippie:

fandomsandfeminism:

gmansthoughts:

fandomsandfeminism:

As many as possible. 

Already got some? 

Good. 

Add more. 

That’s not how writing works.

I’m pretty sure I didn’t ask my whinny, creepy little stalker “how writing works.” Thanks. 

She’s actually writing a book, so I think she knows more than a little about how writing works.

Anyone can write a book. Doesn’t mean its good…

Lmaooo

no i’m sorry i know this is a joke post but this is utter bullshit.

it’s true, anyone can write but that doesn’t mean it’s good. A story isn’t going to be good because you have LGBTQRSTUVWXYZ characters in it, or different races of people or whatever.

Write what you WANT to read, don’t tell people that’s how they have to write because I assure you assigning  a transgender fab-whatever bunself sparkle fairy isn’t going to improve my fucking story one fucking bit.

That’s stupid. So very fucking stupid and childish to even say something like that.

You know what’s genuinely childish? Mocking people’s identities the way that you do.

I mean, you could at least pretend that you respect LGBTQIAP+ people and our desire to see ourselves represented in fiction. But no, the idea of us being in a book, and being in a book in a way that improves the story, is laughable to you. Ahahaha. 

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Pro Tip on how to improve your story: Well written LGBTQIAP+ characters.

thekingofbastards:

wtfisthinprivilege:

thesciencehippie:

fandomsandfeminism:

gmansthoughts:

fandomsandfeminism:

As many as possible. 

Already got some? 

Good. 

Add more. 

That’s not how writing works.

I’m pretty sure I didn’t ask my whinny, creepy little stalker “how writing works.” Thanks. 

She’s actually writing a book, so I think she knows more than a little about how writing works.

Anyone can write a book. Doesn’t mean its good…

I am also writing a book, and I am homosexual and I argue that adding sexual and gender diversity for the sake of “lol it makes everything better” is not only a spit in the face of the these identities but it is a fucking gimmick and you as a writer should be ashamed of yourself.  

Oh sorry, I didn’t realize that having the opinion that “seeing characters who are like me in fiction is a good thing” was something to be ashamed of. Right, because writing characters who are like me is a gimmick now? Valuing representation is a spit in the face? Fuck off. 

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the-legend-of-kirsten:

apatheticwhitegurlz:

fandomsandfeminism:

theatricallittlebitch:

hiddenhogwarts:

fandomsandfeminism:

Draft 1: The “Shit Cishets say about LGBTQIAP+ representation in Harry Potter” Bingo card. 
Suggestions?

Not a headcanon, but i feel it fits

Seriously, though. Dumbledore’s sexuality was in no way relevant to the books. It didn’t need to be brought up. At all. Why does his sexuality matter? It doesn’t. He’s gay. He’s not made to be obviously gay. That isn’t his character. His sexuality doesn’t define his character, and it WOULD have been inappropriate for Harry to know his sexuality. IT. IS. NOT. RELEVANT.

1. Yes it was relevant. It was integral to his entire backstory with Gellert. It is just as important to the plot as Snape’s feelings for Lily. 
2. It matters because LGBTQIAP+ youth deserve representation. 
3. No, his sexuality doesn’t define his character, but if it’s supposed to be part of his character, then it should actually be stated. 
4. No, it would not be any more inappropriate than for Harry to know about Hagrid, or Remus, or Snape’s sexuality (which he did.) 
Stop trying to defend the disgusting heteronormative portrayal of LGBTQIAP+ characters in Harry Potter. 

So author’s should alter their fiction in order to appease your ego?
Shoehorning LGBT characters into works of art, just to make people feel better about themselves, is idiotic. 

This is so stupid. It’s not like Ron or Harry came on screen and were like “hello, we’re straight.” They hinted about it, but there was no real reason for Dumbledore to come to Harry one day and say “psst, wanna know my sexual orientation?” Just like there was no real reason for Harry or Hermionie or Ron to say so either. The plot, whether he described him as a lover or a friend, still made sense. And besides that, this is a work of fiction. Why aren’t we more worried about real life????

Except for, ya know, the entire conversation he had with Harry about his boyfriend in book 7. I mean, Jesus, Snape got a whole “I wanna bang Harry’s mom” chapter, but we couldn’t spare even a single line of text for the only fucking lgbtqiap+ character in the novels? 
Stop defending this heterosexist bullshit. 

the-legend-of-kirsten:

apatheticwhitegurlz:

fandomsandfeminism:

theatricallittlebitch:

hiddenhogwarts:

fandomsandfeminism:

Draft 1: The “Shit Cishets say about LGBTQIAP+ representation in Harry Potter” Bingo card. 

Suggestions?

Not a headcanon, but i feel it fits

Seriously, though. Dumbledore’s sexuality was in no way relevant to the books. It didn’t need to be brought up. At all. Why does his sexuality matter? It doesn’t. He’s gay. He’s not made to be obviously gay. That isn’t his character. His sexuality doesn’t define his character, and it WOULD have been inappropriate for Harry to know his sexuality. IT. IS. NOT. RELEVANT.

1. Yes it was relevant. It was integral to his entire backstory with Gellert. It is just as important to the plot as Snape’s feelings for Lily. 

2. It matters because LGBTQIAP+ youth deserve representation. 

3. No, his sexuality doesn’t define his character, but if it’s supposed to be part of his character, then it should actually be stated. 

4. No, it would not be any more inappropriate than for Harry to know about Hagrid, or Remus, or Snape’s sexuality (which he did.) 

Stop trying to defend the disgusting heteronormative portrayal of LGBTQIAP+ characters in Harry Potter. 

So author’s should alter their fiction in order to appease your ego?

Shoehorning LGBT characters into works of art, just to make people feel better about themselves, is idiotic. 

This is so stupid. It’s not like Ron or Harry came on screen and were like “hello, we’re straight.” They hinted about it, but there was no real reason for Dumbledore to come to Harry one day and say “psst, wanna know my sexual orientation?” Just like there was no real reason for Harry or Hermionie or Ron to say so either. The plot, whether he described him as a lover or a friend, still made sense.
And besides that, this is a work of fiction. Why aren’t we more worried about real life????

Except for, ya know, the entire conversation he had with Harry about his boyfriend in book 7. I mean, Jesus, Snape got a whole “I wanna bang Harry’s mom” chapter, but we couldn’t spare even a single line of text for the only fucking lgbtqiap+ character in the novels? 

Stop defending this heterosexist bullshit. 

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colored-is-a-racist-slur:

fandomsandfeminism:

theatricallittlebitch:

hiddenhogwarts:

fandomsandfeminism:

Draft 1: The “Shit Cishets say about LGBTQIAP+ representation in Harry Potter” Bingo card. 
Suggestions?

Not a headcanon, but i feel it fits

Seriously, though. Dumbledore’s sexuality was in no way relevant to the books. It didn’t need to be brought up. At all. Why does his sexuality matter? It doesn’t. He’s gay. He’s not made to be obviously gay. That isn’t his character. His sexuality doesn’t define his character, and it WOULD have been inappropriate for Harry to know his sexuality. IT. IS. NOT. RELEVANT.

1. Yes it was relevant. It was integral to his entire backstory with Gellert. It is just as important to the plot as Snape’s feelings for Lily. 
2. It matters because LGBTQIAP+ youth deserve representation. 
3. No, his sexuality doesn’t define his character, but if it’s supposed to be part of his character, then it should actually be stated. 
4. No, it would not be any more inappropriate than for Harry to know about Hagrid, or Remus, or Snape’s sexuality (which he did.) 
Stop trying to defend the disgusting heteronormative portrayal of LGBTQIAP+ characters in Harry Potter. 

Pretty sure EVERYBODY has said these things though, not just cishets. All of these “bingo” spots are actually true, there’s no reason to even bring up LGBT+ issues in a book series that had nothing to do with it.

Fuck you. You win Bingo. You win the “I’m a heteronormative heterosexist crumblefuck” Bingo card game. Have a god damn cookie for your efforts. Are you happy now? 
((LGBTQIA+ PEOPLE ARE MORE THAN JUST OUR “ISSUES” FUCK YOU. JESUS POGO-STICKING CHRIST. THE SERIES WAS ABOUT LOVE, THE VALUE AND WORTH OF ALL TYPES OF LOVE. EXCEPT FOR A PRETTY DAMN OBVIOUS LITTLE SECTION THERE OF QUEER PEOPLE BUT I GUESS WE AREN’T RELEVANT ENOUGH FOR YOU ASSHOLES.)) 

colored-is-a-racist-slur:

fandomsandfeminism:

theatricallittlebitch:

hiddenhogwarts:

fandomsandfeminism:

Draft 1: The “Shit Cishets say about LGBTQIAP+ representation in Harry Potter” Bingo card. 

Suggestions?

Not a headcanon, but i feel it fits

Seriously, though. Dumbledore’s sexuality was in no way relevant to the books. It didn’t need to be brought up. At all. Why does his sexuality matter? It doesn’t. He’s gay. He’s not made to be obviously gay. That isn’t his character. His sexuality doesn’t define his character, and it WOULD have been inappropriate for Harry to know his sexuality. IT. IS. NOT. RELEVANT.

1. Yes it was relevant. It was integral to his entire backstory with Gellert. It is just as important to the plot as Snape’s feelings for Lily. 

2. It matters because LGBTQIAP+ youth deserve representation. 

3. No, his sexuality doesn’t define his character, but if it’s supposed to be part of his character, then it should actually be stated. 

4. No, it would not be any more inappropriate than for Harry to know about Hagrid, or Remus, or Snape’s sexuality (which he did.) 

Stop trying to defend the disgusting heteronormative portrayal of LGBTQIAP+ characters in Harry Potter. 

Pretty sure EVERYBODY has said these things though, not just cishets. All of these “bingo” spots are actually true, there’s no reason to even bring up LGBT+ issues in a book series that had nothing to do with it.

Fuck you. You win Bingo. You win the “I’m a heteronormative heterosexist crumblefuck” Bingo card game. Have a god damn cookie for your efforts. Are you happy now? 

((LGBTQIA+ PEOPLE ARE MORE THAN JUST OUR “ISSUES” FUCK YOU. JESUS POGO-STICKING CHRIST. THE SERIES WAS ABOUT LOVE, THE VALUE AND WORTH OF ALL TYPES OF LOVE. EXCEPT FOR A PRETTY DAMN OBVIOUS LITTLE SECTION THERE OF QUEER PEOPLE BUT I GUESS WE AREN’T RELEVANT ENOUGH FOR YOU ASSHOLES.)) 

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j-to-rule-the-world:

crupus:

fandomsandfeminism:

crupus:

In the US and most western countries, being shy and having social anxiety puts you in a larger disadvantage than being part of any minority. Specially if you are male.

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Are you serious right now?

I can literally, legally be fired…

i want sources and i would like them now. I will play referee if i have/want to but if theres no source then it has no backing and the poster is disqualified from the argument till such time as they have proof. ANY OF THEM. 

The CDC recently released the first nationwide study to break down domestic violence and rape statistics by self-identified sexual orientationLesbians and bisexual women are at higher risk for sexual assault and abuse than straight women, and bisexual women especially are twice as likely to have experienced abuse.

And I didn’t ask for a goddamn referee, thanks. 

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apatheticwhitegurlz:

fandomsandfeminism:

theatricallittlebitch:

hiddenhogwarts:

fandomsandfeminism:

Draft 1: The “Shit Cishets say about LGBTQIAP+ representation in Harry Potter” Bingo card. 
Suggestions?

Not a headcanon, but i feel it fits

Seriously, though. Dumbledore’s sexuality was in no way relevant to the books. It didn’t need to be brought up. At all. Why does his sexuality matter? It doesn’t. He’s gay. He’s not made to be obviously gay. That isn’t his character. His sexuality doesn’t define his character, and it WOULD have been inappropriate for Harry to know his sexuality. IT. IS. NOT. RELEVANT.

1. Yes it was relevant. It was integral to his entire backstory with Gellert. It is just as important to the plot as Snape’s feelings for Lily. 
2. It matters because LGBTQIAP+ youth deserve representation. 
3. No, his sexuality doesn’t define his character, but if it’s supposed to be part of his character, then it should actually be stated. 
4. No, it would not be any more inappropriate than for Harry to know about Hagrid, or Remus, or Snape’s sexuality (which he did.) 
Stop trying to defend the disgusting heteronormative portrayal of LGBTQIAP+ characters in Harry Potter. 

So author’s should alter their fiction in order to appease your ego?
Shoehorning LGBT characters into works of art, just to make people feel better about themselves, is idiotic. 

So according to you, respectful, decent representation of LGBTQIAP+ people in fiction is “shoehorning” and “idiotic.” 
You know, you could just say you’re a homophobe and be done with it. 

apatheticwhitegurlz:

fandomsandfeminism:

theatricallittlebitch:

hiddenhogwarts:

fandomsandfeminism:

Draft 1: The “Shit Cishets say about LGBTQIAP+ representation in Harry Potter” Bingo card. 

Suggestions?

Not a headcanon, but i feel it fits

Seriously, though. Dumbledore’s sexuality was in no way relevant to the books. It didn’t need to be brought up. At all. Why does his sexuality matter? It doesn’t. He’s gay. He’s not made to be obviously gay. That isn’t his character. His sexuality doesn’t define his character, and it WOULD have been inappropriate for Harry to know his sexuality. IT. IS. NOT. RELEVANT.

1. Yes it was relevant. It was integral to his entire backstory with Gellert. It is just as important to the plot as Snape’s feelings for Lily. 

2. It matters because LGBTQIAP+ youth deserve representation. 

3. No, his sexuality doesn’t define his character, but if it’s supposed to be part of his character, then it should actually be stated. 

4. No, it would not be any more inappropriate than for Harry to know about Hagrid, or Remus, or Snape’s sexuality (which he did.) 

Stop trying to defend the disgusting heteronormative portrayal of LGBTQIAP+ characters in Harry Potter. 

So author’s should alter their fiction in order to appease your ego?

Shoehorning LGBT characters into works of art, just to make people feel better about themselves, is idiotic. 

So according to you, respectful, decent representation of LGBTQIAP+ people in fiction is “shoehorning” and “idiotic.” 

You know, you could just say you’re a homophobe and be done with it. 

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keepmealive-foraminute:

fandomsandfeminism:

crupus:

In the US and most western countries, being shy and having social anxiety puts you in a larger disadvantage than being part of any minority. Specially if you are male. 

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Are you serious right now? 

I can literally, legally be fired from my job if I get outed at work, bisexual women have some of the highest sexual assault rates in the country, and you think that white, cis, straight men who are shy have it worse? 

You’re hilarious. 

Not going to argue with you calling out the bullshit of the post- it definitely is bullshit - but you shouldn’t reduce social anxiety to ‘being shy’. That invalidates the feelings of anyone experiencing social anxiety, and would likely make them feel even worse. Regardless of who has it - man or woman, cis or trans, straight or queer, you should give them more credit than ‘being shy’. 

I only used the words “being shy” because that’s what the OP said. I don’t mean to reduce social anxiety, but the OP described it as “being shy” and I simply used their words.

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crupus:

fandomsandfeminism:

crupus:

In the US and most western countries, being shy and having social anxiety puts you in a larger disadvantage than being part of any minority. Specially if you are male. 

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Are you serious right now? 

I can literally, legally be fired from my job if I get outed at work, bisexual women have some of the highest sexual assault rates in the country, and you think that white, cis, straight men who are shy have it worse? 

You’re hilarious. 

So bisexual women get raped because they are bisexual? What even?

You seem to completely take for granted the importance of relationships in everyone’s life.

Our rates of sexual assault are higher than both straight women and lesbian women. So there’s some correlation going on here, yes. 

I have no idea what you are trying to imply with that second sentence.