Tag Archives: thread collection

Thread Collection: When Representation DOESN’T Matter (8/4/2018)

Originally posted as a thread on Twitter on August 4, 2018 Fandom about shows/films with white queer characters: “You have to support it because it’s a win for ~all of us~ and #RepresentationMatters” Fandom about shows/films with queer characters of … Continue reading

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Thread Collection: Third Wheeling (11/11/2019)

Tweet from 11/11/2019 One thing I genuinely hate because of fandom is “[Black Character who is obviously under developed] hooks up two of their clueless white friends and gets them to realize their love” Because the Black characters are never … Continue reading

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Thread Collection: When Talking Heads Need to STFU (6/5/2020)

Solidarity will save us from whyte supremacy, but not with people like these publicly and purposefully acting as if wanting people who benefit from Blackness (Black fan/producer/songwriter labor on top of their endless appropriation) to speak up is colonizing them. Continue reading

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Thread Collection: Escapism Would Be Great (1/18/2019)

Escapism in fic and fandom is great, but as a Black person, I find it impossible to escape into fandoms and fanworks that treat Black people (fictional and real) as burdens to be left on the side of the road and complained about. Continue reading

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Thread Collection: PickMe! (6/19/2019)

Originally posted on twitter June 19, 2019. How is it that the only people in fandom who can talk about race without getting shouted down are: 1 – White women who don’t believe there’s racism in fandom (but have never … Continue reading

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Thread Collection: Education Central (5/20/2018)

Thread originally posted May 20, 2018. A really good fix/help for fandom racism would be education because many people just don’t know what racism looks like in fandom, fanworks, and anything smaller than an outright hate crime. However, there are … Continue reading

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Thread Collection: Scapegoats (6/6/2019)

Originally posted as a thread on Twitter on June 6, 2019 Can we all agree that it’s beyond fucked up that across multiple fandom spaces, Black people IN fandom, when critical OF fandom (usually for racism/racist fan works), are seen/portrayed … Continue reading

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