It is less the idea of LGBT people embracing softer aesthetics then it is the fact that the people who embrace it have a slight tendency to force it down peoples throats

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Trying to explain why I don't like the "tenderqueer" aesthetic philosophy without sounding like a reactionary complaining about Tumblr

Political theory.... Very good
Academics..... Very bad

Philosophical enemies: Arthur chu, Nick Mullen, Arthur Friedland, Arthur from Arthur, most academics, Judith Butler
Philosophical friends: Karl Marx, Matt Christman

this has been said before but about 80 percent of American politics at this point is basically pure spectacle and nothing else. This includes Mastodon btws

I've been thinking about the point of identifying with a political label for an ideology that doesn't functionally exist in your country

re: Subtooting kinda, electoral pol 

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Subtooting kinda, electoral pol 

Also lot of the time the language is framed around the specific setting that is a university which in case you've been living under a rock, most Americans cannot access because it is literally too expensive. Hopefully once free college is established this problem will go away

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If you call women "womxn" it still will not materially change the conditions that women still live in. Women will still have to deal generalized sexism, lower wages, the feminization of poverty, abuse from male superiors etc etc and that will not change regardless if the term using to refer to them has a X or an A but it is framed otherwise

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It's less the idea of using alternative words to describe marginalized groups than it is the idea that by personally using this alternative language the material conditions for said groups will improve

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Wow a fucking young person wasn't right on the first try about their identity who would've thought

re: Talking about me sexuality 

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re: Talking about me sexuality 

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Talking about me sexuality 

It only has meaning to me because I was told it was meaning, sort of like marvel movies or Harry Potter. The only problem is that I don't want to annoy my friends by changing my pronouns again

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