this whole john green situation is the epitome of completely missing the point and being generally terrible at sj jfc
notactuallysherlock asked: What are your thoughts on Laverne Cox not making the time 100, despite her getting like the fifth most votes in the polls?
Laverne Cox is the most visible trans person of color in the world and she has helped millions of people to learn about trans people and the discrimination they face. I think Laverne Cox is one of the most important and influential people in the world and should’ve been included in the TIME 100.
"Trans person" fuck off john green
Is she not a trans person? Cause last I checked she was?
she is a trans woman. the fact that she is a trans woman is so important and the fact that he conveniently said “trans person” was just a clever way of saying “i dont see you as x, i see you as a person”
Degendering trans women is fucking evil
Hmmm… let’s do a little investigating into his answer:
Hang on, wait a second
Wait, he called her “she”!
De-gendering or mis-gendering trans* individuals is a serious issue, and it’s definitely worth calling it out when it happens. But this isn’t an example of it happening. At all. He called Laverne Cox by the correct gender pronouns. and pointed out that Laverne Cox is one of the most iconic and important voices for trans* people in the media, not just trans* women, because she is. Voices for trans* people are severely lacking in general, so mainstream media could definitely do with more trans* voices.
Fellow social justice bloggers, we have many important battles to fight and many explicit enemies… of all of the people we could be writing social commentary and criticism about, I’m not sure if John Green saying that a trans* woman is a “person” while simultaneously calling her “she” is exactly a priority.
Of COURSE Laverne Cox should have been on the list. She fucking rules. But it’s not John’s fault that she wasn’t - it’s actually nothing to do with John whatsoever - and his post about it very clearly stated her gender. Internet, I’m confused.
why are a lot of yall talking as if john green intentionally put himself on the time 100 list and supports it fully
i’m wholly disappointed with how time handled the list too especially w/r/t the erasure of laverne cox, with her scoring an overwhelming percentage of support in the polling stage, it’s unacceptable
like the issue here is let’s hold time accountable for their decision to hold an undeniably influential transwoman of color with 91.5% support in the polls out of the list yet freely include several people whose support in the polling stage barely scraped over 20%
and john reblogs the same post about it yall are and says “disappointing” and people are flipping out over that? because it’s immediately assumed that he must not have considered it deeply? it’s like people were posted up waiting for him to say anything at all waiting to reblog whatever it was as if he had said something deeply reprehensible about it
i guess it seems like a counterproductive mindset to me but i also understand speaking out of emotion or personal conviction so yall are free to take that with a grain of salt, etc etc, we’re all still united in wanting to hold time accountable for laverne
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Avril Lavigne said “lololol” in an official press release
carrie hope fletcher gave a better apology for mildly and accidently implying that victims of sexual abuse are at some fault than any male youtuber who actually sexually abused people. men are pathetic
lessons in revision by me
- i have so much to do on fuck
- wait if i do this (ridiculous) amount a day i can do it
- i can do it easily in fact!
- so easily that i can take today off
- go back to step 1
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remember how exciting it was to finally have some of our favorite superheros interacting in one movie?
remember getting chills during this scene?
remember feeling like a superhero when the screen went black and the credit music came on?
Please never forget how special The Avengers is.