Monthly Archives: June 2018

I’ve Got Some Complicated Feelings About Rose Tico’s Characterization

“Poe, this will save the fleet and save Rey,” Finn said. “We have to do it.” Rey Rey Rey. Rose really wanted to stun him again. –— From Jason Fry’s Star Wars: The Last Jedi novelization One of my biggest issues … Continue reading

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[Patreon Preview] Stitch Talks Tropes

I’ve been sitting on this for a couple of weeks as I planned, and now I think I’m ready to share a preview of something I’ve been working on and planning for almost all of June: Stitch Talks Tropes (Or, possibly, Talking … Continue reading

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[Stitch Likes Stuff] Fence

    If One Tree Hill and basically any sports manga out there had a literary lovechild that grew up to be queer and was also invested in fencing, that’d be Fence. Written by Australian author C.S. Pacat and with … Continue reading

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[Audio Post & Transcript] Stitch Talks Toxic Fandom

Content Warning: In this audio post I discuss racism in fandom (including sexual racism… somehow), mention sexual assault and objectification, harassment from toxic fandom (or, as I call it… fandom) including death threats to and attempts to incite suicide in … Continue reading

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[Image Post] “Strong Black Women”

Original Post:  Nyota Uhura: One More Black Female Character Fandom Wants To Be Strong and Single Forever  White Feminism (as an institution) thinks that championing Black women as too strong and too independent to ever “need” a man in their lives … Continue reading

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Where Are Y’all Getting Your Characterization From? Finn Isn’t A Coward, Or Selfish, And He Doesn’t Need A Damn Redemption Arc.

I’m not Resistance. I’m not a hero. I’m a Stormtrooper. Like all of them, I was taken from my family I’ll never know. And raised to do one thing.  In my first battle, I made a choice. I wasn’t going to kill for them. So I ran, right … Continue reading

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Signal boosting an emergency fundraiser

A very dear friend of the family – she’s my mom’s best friend and her daughter and I grew up together – is trying to raise funds so that get to New York by the sixth of June in order … Continue reading

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