Expectations to White Knight fictional characters online, a short Twitter thread reposted

One part of modern fandom that is quite utterly *fucked* is the expectation that liking a character means you think they Can Do No Wrong and that you must Defend Their Honor Online. If you like a villain, you have to be gunning for them to get a redemption arc and for them to have…

“If lumping people in with their oppressors is forbidden[…]”

“If lumping people in with their oppressors is forbidden[…]” by @sixthhokage1@tumblr.com@sixthhokage1@tumblr.com

A Tumblr post from April 2017, and a selection of comments. Original Post: If lumping people in with their oppressors is forbidden, then you cannot use LGBT, as it lumps us trans people in with cisgender people, it lumps women in with men, etc. Maybe learn how intersectionality, demographics, and just plain fucking language work…

‘Gay’ is a reclaimed slur, just like ‘queer’

my commentary on @aroacemonster@tumblr.com’s post “terfs in the discourse tag” (Tumblr)

This is a comment I made on a Tumblr post in February 2019. The post is about the opposition to the reclamatory use of the word ‘queer’, so-called “ace discourse” where factions within LGBT/queer communities favor the exclusion of those on the asexual and aromantic spectra (a-spec) from said communities, and the connection to trans…

Article 13 is not like SOPA/PIPA. Stop the fearmongering and tech capitalist propaganda.

Sixthhokage1’s post in thread “Jim Sterling (The Jimquisition)” (TV Tropes)

This post is a republishing of a series of posts I wrote on the TV Tropes forum thread on the Jimquistion, in response to Jim Sterling’s video “EU Votes In Favor Of Article 13, Giving Copyright Holders Undue Power Over Internet Platforms”. It is slightly edited for the change in format from forum to blog…