Your name is EMILY. Someday you will work for the FBI. For now you write FANFIC and study CRIMINAL JUSTICE. What will you do?
You can wank to your heart’s content over characters who are not canonically queer! I do it myself! But if you’re just in it for the hot sexy times (+white penises touching each other) plz cease and desist calling yourself an activist just for getting off to what amounts to gay porn. Especially if you don’t give a shit about actually queer (female, nonwhite, nonbinary) characters.
yyeaaah slashing all the white boys does not an activist make
tumblr does for social justice what peta does for animal rights
Draws peoples’ attention to issues they maybe haven’t thought about before but come to feel strongly about, arm them with language and concepts that are being taught in college classrooms and used in the real world (sorry, people, privilege is a thing), makes them aware of what they post and say and of what others say and of what media presents, which are all good things.
And then some people do it badly so suddenly everyone everywhere gets a bad rap, some people even doing it badly to be trolls specifically to set the causes back.
Yes, tumblr does for social justice what PETA does for animal rights: Earns millions that it claims to use for good social causes and then kills minorities (the way PETA tries to raise money for animal rights and then kills more animals than it saves).
Yup. This is an accurate comparison. And EA Games is the worst company in the world. Of course.