my grandmother always said, a man that calls himself a gentleman - is definitely not a gentleman. I’ve always stood by that and side eyed the shit out of anyone that said ‘but I’m a gentleman’. A gentleman doesn’t declare his state of being - he just does his thing.
You can’t pick and choose what parts of feminism you want. You can’t support your queer sisters but not your trans sisters. You can’t support your fat sisters but not your sisters of colour. Being a feminist means creating a positive and equal space for women. The second you start excluding women based on which characteristics you do or do not find appealing you have defeated the whole point of being a feminist.
your gay friends are all talking shit behind your back 100%
Yeah, you support them all the way.. We’ll most of the way.. We’ll some of the way.. Clearly not as far as marriage.. Cause marriage ain’t for gays.. Or something
You hear so many of these people say, “I have a lot of gay friends but don’t believe in same sex marriage”, but you never hear gay people say “I’ve lots of friends who think it should be illegal for me to marry the person I love”.
So, here’s a PSA for everyone who is against marriage equality, but thinks they have gay friends. You probably don’t. What you have are gay acquaintances who have learned to quietly put up with your bullshit because it’s the path of least resistance and they just don’t have the energy to “My Fair Lady” your ass into being a decent human being.
Thus, the logic of the feminist argument to “Teach men not to rape” is revealed.
Yes because it’s such a radical notion to expect rapists to control themselves.
Uh, we do tell thieves not to rob, though. We actually spend a lot of energy teaching kids that stealing is wrong. We keep trying to teach them it’s wrong through their teens and adult years.
And when someone gets robbed? Cops don’t ask them if their front door was locked. They don’t ask them if they invited the thief into their house and maybe said the thief was free to take things before changing their mind the next day. And this is true even though sometimes people do get robbed by folks they invite in under false pretenses.
Cops and lawyers and judges don’t work together to make people who get robbed feel like shit for not installing extra security systems or putting bars on their windows. They don’t use people’s former history of inviting neighbors in and letting them borrow stuff to argue that they had no right to expect someone to respect their property. The media doesn’t talk about how the thief’s promising life was ruined by their victim’s decision to prosecute.
Your metaphor is bad and you should feel bad.
I’m signing because we have to stand against injustice within our community.
People who have abused a position of power should not be allowed to hold that position again. Their victims wont have a safe community until they are removed from it.
YouTube should always be a place where people view content that they love, and no one deserves to be in fear when viewing videos.
These people have abused their position as a Partner, and they should not be allowed to continue to make a profit off their videos. YouTube needs to be a safe platform for everyone.
These abusers have abused a position of power & can be triggering to their survivors.
Bigots should always been uncomfortable in fandom space.
Bigots should feel threatened in fandom space.
Bigots should be rubbed the wrong way, turned off, and annoyed by the diversity within canon and celebration of diversity within fandom.
Bigots should be shunned from fandom unilaterally.
Bigots should never be tolerated in our spaces.