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Not every man is a sexist
Not every woman is a saint.
Not every white person is a racist;
You might think it’s so, but it ain’t.

Not every straight is a homophobe
Not every LGBT person is nice.
Not every rich person is a snob;
I won’t tell you twice.

Not every Muslim is a terrorist
Not every Christian is kind.
Not every cishet person is scum;
Please keep that in mind.

Not every human being is evil
Not every human being is good.
Can’t we all just try to get along;
I really think that we should.
Explanation (or: Ellie Goes on a Rant)

This is in reaction to quite a few, mostly internet-based, things that I've noticed recently. Just something that might be totally irrelevant, but I'm writing this as a seventeen-year-old girl who identifies herself as being bisexual (with a slight preference towards women). I'm going to break this down into the stanzas. Here we go:

Stanza One
Recently, I wrote a poem about feminism (I Need Feminism) and there was an overwhelming response that a lot of people thought I was blaming everything on every man - this isn't true. However, even more alarmingly, is the fact that some thought it was alright to blame men. It isn't; not at all. Not every man is sexist, just as not every woman isn't. As for the 'racist' line, I've come across a few instances where people have been accused of being racist just for being white - if you search the internet for such instances, you'll see it. Someone on here accused me of being a racist because I am apparently a 'privileged little white girl' and then they compared me to women who let the slave trade happen. Of course, I know that racism is a huge and absolutely vile problem, but it's the same as the 'Not every man is sexist' - not every person who is not a part of an ethnic minority is racist. That is an incorrect sweeping generalisation. 

Stanza Two
This is the stanza that I wrote first, at quarter past one this morning. My point here is that, especially on websites like tumblr, there is a lot of negativity attached to being straight; apparently, it automatically makes you homophobic. I've even seen cases where a straight person made a post about being an ally to LGBT people, but then got responses like 'we don't need your help - you don't understand' and 'don't make me laugh'. As mentioned up above, I myself am a bisexual and I think it's wrong to extend the prejudices that we face towards those trying to help us. With regards to the 'rich' line; apparently being rich or privileged automatically makes you a dickhead. I am not rich, but I know people who are and this, obviously, isn't the case.

Stanza Three
Something that pisses me off no end, is when small-minded, ignorant people accuse someone of being a terrorist or extremist just because they are Muslim. It happens and I've seen it and I think it's disgusting, just as with any act of racism. Christians in the media are often portrayed as being incapable of doing wrong, which also isn't the case. Of course, I have a lot of Christian friends and I love them all dearly; my point here is that being a Christian, or any other religion, does not make you a good (or bad) person (just in case you are wondering, I am agnostic). 

This 'cishet' thing is something that I feel (possibly a bit too) strongly about. Obviously, I know that homophobia and transphobia are  massive problems; I'm bisexual, of course I know that. But do you know what's not okay? Making fun of anyone for their sexual identity or orientation and this, believe it or not, extends to people who are heterosexual and/or cisgender (someone who identifies themselves as the gender that matches the sex they were assigned at birth). If you go onto tumblr and search the tag 'cis' or 'cishet' or 'cisscum', you will stumble upon an unbelievable shit storm. On that website, the word 'cis' or 'cishet' is usually followed by the word 'scum' and then 'die'. Clearly, transphobia and homophobia are much bigger problems in the world, but that does not make it okay to bully and to tell people to die just because they don't face the same social adversity that you do. 

Stanza Four
Well, this stanza is exactly what it says on the tin.




Long story short, it is never okay to discriminate or be prejudiced against or to bully someone, even if they are a part of a majority. It's never okay to judge someone based on something that they are unable to control (i.e. gender) or on things like their religion. Judge someone based on whether they're an asshole or not. Being part of a minority does not make someone exempt from being a bully. Being part of a majority does not automatically make someone evil. Being part of a minority does not automatically make someone evil. Being part of a majority does not make it okay to bully someone. BULLYING AND DISCRIMINATION ARE NEVER OKAY. 
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Pardonmebutwhat Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2015  New member Student General Artist
I guess the best way to sum it up is "Don't be a little butthole".
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Dartmaul15 Featured By Owner Nov 12, 2014
Or as i like to sum it up "i don't care if you're a man or a woman, white or black, gay or straight... if you behave like a dick, you're a dick. If you behave like a good guy you're a good guy. Because we're all individuals, and the individual can not be categorized and generalized. That would remove its ability to be an individual".

Just... kinda strange how a lot of your literature conflict. So, are you a feminist or an equalist? (please look up the definitions before answering, and both is not an option).
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CorporateRockWhore Featured By Owner Nov 12, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
Oh, I wrote this poem ages ago. My views have changed since then, and I am a lot more aware of social situations, not just in the UK but globally. I agree with the statement you quoted, but it is wrong for someone to focus on their defence (eg, 'but not all white people') instead of dealing with the issue, (eg, racism).

I am absolutely and resolutely a feminist. Or, as someone commented on my piece 'Yes Every' (which is actually intended as a more informed reply to this earlier piece) I believe in equity. For example, if you have two people trying to see over a fence, and one is tall enough to see but the other is too short. You have two boxes for them to stand on; equality dictates you should give them a box each, even if the short person needs both boxes to be able to see, and the tall person can see already. Equity dictates that both boxes should go to the short person, so that both people can see over the fence together. And I believe in this principle, which is why I am a feminist.
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Dartmaul15 Featured By Owner Nov 12, 2014
No, that's not per definiton feminism. That is equalism.
There was a reason i told you to look up the definitons of them XD
Feminism deals with women's problems, while equalism works on the whole spectrum.

Either way, you gave me the answer i was interrested in. Feel free to call yourself "feminist", but jusging by your response i do beleive "equalist" is more covering ^^
Because you want to solve all problems, not just women's problems or the problems of one side of the demography.
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Justintimetho Featured By Owner Jan 2, 2015
Wrong Bucko. Real actual feminism is seeking equality between men and women. It's called feminism because traditionally women are seeking the rights men have. Feminism applies to not only women but men as well. For example equal pay between genders or both having to sign the conscription after turning 18 where you can be called to military service(in the U.S. At least). Yes, it searches for their rights to be equal to ours and has focus on them; however, by making one equal you have to make both equal, do you not? I understand this is old but I'm passionate about the blatant misunderstanding of feminism.
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Dartmaul15 Featured By Owner Jan 5, 2015
So if you want EQUALISM, why not fix the MAJOR power shift in court? Make women also have 25% of the blue collar jobs! They allready have pushed through 25% of white-colar jobs (at least over here).

vimeo.com/19707588
Also,atch that video about gender rolles. What do you intend to do with it?
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CorporateRockWhore Featured By Owner Nov 12, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
Can't I just be both? Because surely feminism is part of equalism?
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Dartmaul15 Featured By Owner Nov 12, 2014
Not it can't. Because while equalism is incluse, feminism is exlusive. It's like if A like both A and B, but B only like B.
So because B does not like A, it's impossible for A to form a working relation with B.
It's like being a football fan vs being a liverpool fan. A football fan may cheer for liverpool AND manchester united, but a liverpool fan wil only cheer for liverpool.
See the problem?

But now we're being technical, aren't we? what matter is your intentions
And sadly it's a touchy topic, so proclaiming yourself to be a feminist is like putting yourself in the middle of a warzone.
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Briannabater Featured By Owner Nov 8, 2014  Professional Photographer
None of that is wrong.  All of it is both self-evident and oddly worth saying. 

However, is the most important thing to say about racism that "not every white person is a racist"?

Because, really, it doesn't matter.

Every white person in the US is the recipient of enormous privilege just because they're white.  They don't have to be part of the KKK for that to be true, it's just a structural truth in our society. 

I'm white and I get enormous privileges because of that truth and we should work together to erase that advantage and make things more fair for everyone. 
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CorporateRockWhore Featured By Owner Nov 11, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
Ah, right - I'd totally forgotten about this poem and I completely agree with you. I wrote this at the start of the year and I like to think that I am more aware of social issues right now than I was back then (even of issues in America, although I live in England - largely thanks to my spending more time on websites like tumblr and paying more attention to global news) and I know now that it doesn't matter; not every white person is racist, but every person of colour will experience racism, because it is institutionalised and woven into the fabrics of history - and it needs to be fought and beaten. 
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Briannabater Featured By Owner Nov 11, 2014  Professional Photographer
Very well-put.
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kat1004 Featured By Owner Oct 20, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Finally. I love people like you, people who understand that stereotypes are just that, and not a definitive description of whatever group they 'describe'.

I read your 'I Need Feminism' poem, and I believe that I read it in the way you meant it to be read, portraying most of the statements as a form of sarcasm and a description of what is widely accepted to be okay in society. Forgive me if I misunderstood, but as a female who identifies as non-binary, I sincerely appreciated the fact that someone took the time to write something like that, and I hated the people who commented saying that you were wrong.

This poem, however, is much deeper. It goes beyond one specific area of discrimination/stereotyping, and it brings to light much of the world's problem. We're too busy hating each other to see that not everyone deserves that hate.
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Otterwillow Featured By Owner Edited Oct 6, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
I really love this poem and the rant is awesome too! La la la la ,


Um, I kinda want a tumbler account for art, and I'm kind of straight, cisgender and white-
and there quite a few artist's I like on there=P (Razz) ,

Will I really have to deal with that level of crazy? I've heard if you put anon asks off it's better and you can block people, but I'm really not sure... Sweating a little...
 
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CorporateRockWhore Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
Thank you very much! 

You should definitely get a tumblr! It's really great for the most part; it's just a few people who get a little carried away. If you get one, let me know and I'll follow you (my url is unicornsandbandsandstuff). :)
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Otterwillow Featured By Owner Oct 7, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Well I have a bit of a low self esteem so I'm a bit unsure how I'd cope If people started threatening me...

Does that sort of thing happen allot? Sweating a little... 
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Nite1nBlack Featured By Owner Oct 3, 2014
*ahem*
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THANK YOU!
God does it feel good to see someone understand the concept of moral ambiguity! (I love purple prose.)
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CorporateRockWhore Featured By Owner Oct 4, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
:)
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SkylarkBrigader Featured By Owner Jul 23, 2014  Student Digital Artist
Lol but Wolverine was horrible! xD
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KatNikki Featured By Owner Jul 8, 2014  Student Writer
I'm tardy to the party on this one, but I don't care because you've done it again.
Your wording is splendid, your views make so much sense, and I just can't get enough. You're getting a watch immediately, and all of my loving favorites. This is the kind of thing that needs to change our world. <3
Thank you so much for another great poem. ^^
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outmost433 Featured By Owner May 18, 2014
AAAAAAH YES BLESS :iconasdfghplz:
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CorporateRockWhore Featured By Owner May 22, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
:)
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AnnaLucia-ArtJourney Featured By Owner May 15, 2014  Student General Artist
:iconclapplz: Love it! :iconcryingrainbowsplz:
Finally, someone said it.
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cdlc Featured By Owner May 1, 2014
Great insight!
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CorporateRockWhore Featured By Owner May 1, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
Thanks :)
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ZachDoug Featured By Owner Apr 12, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
    This is exactly how I feel! I've met plenty of sexist women. Plenty of gender equality rights men. I've met many racist persons of colour, and many racially accepting 'non persons of colour', I've met plenty of heterophobic LBGT people. I've met plenty of pro LGBT cishet people. I've met plenty of snobby poor people. I've met plenty of kind and generous rich people. I've met plenty of ordinary, happy and goodwilled people of eastern religious belief. And on the news every day are plenty of cases of christian U.S. citizen terrorism.. even on other christian U.S. citizens. I've met plenty of scummy genderfluid people. I've met plenty of levelheaded upright cishet people. I've met people who are people. Not evil. Not wrong. Not good. Not saints. Just people. Who are no better or worse than one another when you inspect them each closely.
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EJwhiskers Featured By Owner Apr 9, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
This is everything I have been trying to get across to people. Poetry is far stronger in my opinion so well done for that! This is wonderful and I agree with absolutely everything.

With mountains of "die cishet scum" hate pouring into my ask box every week, I think I can clearly say that it is definitely not fun. No, not as harmful as transphobia but, for someone who has been suicidal in the past, still pretty harmful, wouldn't you agree? In short, it's not cool to make people hate themselves or apologise for being who they are (unless they literally are racist and homophobic and generally shit but you know what I mean.) and it's generally referred to as bullying.

Also, I find it faintly amusing that people still think I'm straight.
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CorporateRockWhore Featured By Owner Apr 10, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
Thank you very much and I'm glad you agree! :)

I haven't had any of that kind stuff sent to me (apart from one tiny argument I got into after I put up a post saying how it isn't right to tell cis people to kill themselves) and I'm really sorry it gets sent to you. It is very harmful, telling anyone to die is disgusting and wrong, regardless of who is sending that hate. Do I follow you on tumblr? If not, may I have your url? (It's cool if you don't want me to follow you)

I'm not entirely sure about my sexuality. I mean, I know I'm definitely not one hundred percent straight. I'm kinda not sure if I'm bi or lesbian. But I also find it amusing that my family think I'm 110% straight. 
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KK-Gunner Featured By Owner Apr 9, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
I guess the people who say tho things are what you would call "social justice sallies." It's a real meme.
You pose the question of antagonising a group. It may be an unpopular opinion, but most of the time, it's not our point.
Yes, it is correct that not every member of a privileged group is prejudiced to another but if you think about it, throughout history, privileged groups have been the one to instigate prejudice and discrimination. Since groups of privilege tended to have more power in society, they established social norms that were made to erase the people at disadvantage. These social norms are internalised and produce more prejudice, and sometimes the prejudice is even promoted by people of the disadvantaged group since they just happened to absorb those things. So say, for example, a gay person can hold homophobic beliefs, at least subconsciously. However, prejudice to oneself is more often turned to self-destruction. A gay person that holds homophobic beliefs will probably hate themself, and not harm others sharing their identity. That's why you never hear stories about a gay person killing another gay person for being gay. It's usually a straight person doing the murder. And even if a person from a privileged group is not doing harm, they still benefit from the social norms made to harm others than themselves, so they should kinda listen.
So I guess whenever you hear on tumblr something like "uhh white people are so racist" it's not meant to be antagonising, but I think we need an alternative way to say what we REALLY mean. Personally, I think we should settle for an alternative, like "uhh our social norms kinda benefit white people."
So yeah, that's my two cents. But yeah, just always remember, on a face to face value, two people of different identities can be prejudiced to each other and cause harm, even if the one being hurt is privileged. But on a large, laaaarge scale, only one of those opposing identities has the power to discriminate. That's what a lot of people on tumblr rant about. Using statistics, it does kinda generalise, but usually the things they talk about have mountains of sociological evidence to prove that such incidents are not anomalies, but are constant, and show a pattern that reflects our social norms. So if anyone every says "but not all men/white people/cis people/whatever are like that!" we aren't talking about prejudice from a face to face level. We're talking about large scale discrimination, where the privileged group remains unharmed but the disadvantaged one, well....
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darksack100 Featured By Owner Apr 8, 2014
This may be true, BUT I do know that almost all North Koreans worship Kim Jong-un!
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Basement-Aviator Featured By Owner Apr 8, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
They'll get killed if they don't. Not exactly a choice.
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darksack100 Featured By Owner Apr 9, 2014
True, but the fact still remains
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Basement-Aviator Featured By Owner Apr 9, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
You sound uneducated.

It's illegal to leave North Korea. If you do escape, the government kills your family. It's act like you worship Kim Jong-un or die.
Not every North Korean wants to be there or worships him.
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darksack100 Featured By Owner Apr 9, 2014
1. I actually have an I.Q of about 130 and I am educated Just so you know (apologies if I sound rude)

2. While it is true that Kim Jong-un rules by fear, he still is the only one with power and there isnt any indication that the majority of Koreans don't worship him.
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Basement-Aviator Featured By Owner Apr 9, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
1) All a high IQ means is that you're good at IQ tests.
2) They are brainwashed.
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darksack100 Featured By Owner Apr 9, 2014
1. Not really, people with I.Q's of 50-60 can be drastically different from people with average I.Q

2. That still means they worship them, If I did drugs but actively tried to stop myself, it still means I take drugs
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Basement-Aviator Featured By Owner Apr 9, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
1) I'm aware of that, but you still shouldn't maybe put quite so much faith in IQ tests. Also, how educated you are and your IQ aren't always the same thing. Lastly, for all I know, you just made that number up.

2) There are worse things than drugs.
I have a feeling you don't really understand what North Korea is like. They have no Internet. They hardly have electricity. No one can enter or leave. Children are taught in schools to worship the government and that all other countries are much worse off. If you don't worship the government, they kill you. So, I don't think North Koreans are bad.
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humanpeteriscool Featured By Owner Apr 8, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
This tho. I made a post that was like this on tumblr and well... people hate me now. sorta. Some people love me and agree with me but... not a lot do. Yea.. 
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CorporateRockWhore Featured By Owner Apr 8, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
tumblr is a pretty dangerous place sometimes, especially when you point out that not all 'privileged' people are assholes. 
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humanpeteriscool Featured By Owner Apr 8, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
Mhm. I barely go on anymore and when I do, it's only to see some things like stories or art. 
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Quirky-Gryphon Featured By Owner Apr 2, 2014  Student General Artist
Yes! Yes! Yes! Thank you!
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CorporateRockWhore Featured By Owner Apr 3, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
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SilversAngel Featured By Owner Mar 24, 2014
Thank you for this. Because of my completely negative and in one instance traumatizing encounters with feminists (or rather, tumblr "feminists" who relentlessly harass--and i do mean harass--you until you're forced to turn off your ask box and leave tumblr for two days because you've been temporarily pushed back into suicidal thoughts), I refuse to identify as one.

BUT, you give me hope that the entire movement isn't all shit. Thank you for recognizing that that kind of mindset is repulsive and horrible. I used to get bullied in real life for being "weird". Now on Tumblr, I'm bullied for being "normal". PRetty much every day, I see posts saying "ugh ciscum are the worst" or people mocking white/straight/cis/males (any or all of the aforementioned) and it's just...no. It's embarrassing and hurtful and unfortunately I lost a friend thanks to those "feminists". She made one post, just one talking about where racism came from. She didn't even give her opinion, her post was literally "What do you guys think about the origins of racism?" A bunch of SJWS/crazy ass feminists replied with "white girls like you". Fast forward several days later of arguing and her being threatened (she even turned her ask box off and still got mocked and bullied on facebook and other sites) and she just stopped replying.

She suffered from pretty extreme depression and fighting off every feminist screaming "kill yourself ugly cracker" at her just made it worse, and she just...killed herself. She did exactly what they wanted. And you know what? They said she deserved it, said it's her fault, etc. I nearly killed myself that day because I was so disgusted, mortified...Everything by how absolutely horrible humans are. I hadn't had a single suicidal thought in over a year until that day. 

Ahh, sorry...I don't know why I typed all that. I kinda needed to vent. Basically that story is meant to give one of the many reasons I'm pretty run-away-really-fast towards feminists, but I wanted to say that you don't seem like that--no, you're saying the exact opposite in this poem, and for that I thank you.
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RuptureFarmz Featured By Owner Apr 9, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Maybe you don't know why you typed that, but that's fine. I feel like we need more people to stand out against actual racism and sexism. I am talking about awareness of more than just white on black type racism where white is always treated like the bad guy. I am in no way implying that having white skin makes you innocent or evil, but rather that it is demonized unhealthily by people who aren't white because they've always been told about how antagonistic that white people have been, without making the distinction that it doesn't necessarily carry over into modern times. Same with sexism, how people have been nothing but mean to less common sexualities in the past for little reason besides superstition, but nobody talks about bi/pan/homosexuals going against heterosexuals. I've been in both sides in sexuality, although (obviously) not race. I never held any stigma however, which is why I feel that it is a disgusting failure of people to stand up for themselves and others when people are afraid of sharing stories of cases of racism or sexual violence that do not have white or heterosexuality on the offensive. This is why I do not need, or want feminism. People become so fanatic about it, that they become supremacists. Or people don't get the right idea at the start because of the name referring to women specifically. If there wasn't such a issue with the wrong idea spreading like the plague, I would not have any complaints against feminism.

At this point, I think that people need to get their shit together before things become any more splintered between certain groups. I'm getting real sick of people trying to 'white guilt' others or create racial hierarchy as an excuse to put down black or Hispanic or Muslim people, and I'm getting real tired of sexual shaming because of what we've been taught incorrectly on all sides.
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CorporateRockWhore Featured By Owner Mar 24, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
I am so, so sorry you had such a dreadful experience. I use tumblr a lot and, whilst I've never been subjected to bullying, I've seen many of the people I follow subjected to it.

I'm glad I give you hope for the movement. There is absolutely no excuse for such mindless and vile hatred; telling someone to kill themselves is never okay. I think the problem with the internet is that veil of anonymity that lets people distance themselves from what they're saying, letting them think that their actions/words have no serious consequence. This, obviously, isn't the case. There was a time when if someone told me over the internet to slit my wrists, I probably would have done it. There are even laws in some countries that can hold someone liable for manslaughter if someone kills themselves after receiving an online message telling them to do so.

I am absolutely disgusted that people would to do that to your friend and, whilst it probably means nothing to you in comparison to the pain you must still be feeling, I am truly sorry for your loss.

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SilversAngel Featured By Owner Mar 26, 2014
Thank you so much. I had a shitty day so reading your kind words really made me feel better. <3 And thank you, it was really hard to hear the news. I just...I couldn't believe someone would be so cruel. Sadly, so many people on tumblr are cruel, whether they're feminist or not, and even I can sometimes over step the lines...But I have /never/ told someone to kill themselves or drown themselves or anything like that. I'm trying to learn not to start arguments so much, either.

Yeah, sadly, I've become so accustomed to it that I just sigh and don't even bother when I see it happening, which is really unlike me. I mean, I agree that everyone should be equal and I do recognize the privileges I have, but sometimes a frog is just a frog. I've seen people say that viewing black--as in the color--as a dark color or as being scary is racist, and I just...Why. Why? It's viewed as that because darkness is unsettling in real life. Walking through a dark forest, all you see is black. And you can't see anything. But when it's like out (or white) you can see stuff. That has nothing to do with race, it has to do with our brains. Just like how certain shades of green can calm the human mind and make it more productive, blue is considered a comforting color and red is power. And yet when I tried explaining that to a self-identifying radical feminist, their response was more or less "lol white people" and yeah.

I mean, just because I'm not a feminist doesn't mean I don't want equality! I certainly do, it's just I don't really like labels. In fact, even for saying that I've had people go "lol white straight girls". It's so friggin' tiring. Both the SJ crowd and the fandom crowd shit on hipster blogs a lot, but my God at least the people running hipster blogs are super nice and always post nice things. =^= 

Agh, sorry! I rambled again. orz;; But anyway, thank you for giving me faith in the human race. I needed it, especially after today.
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Jaquina Featured By Owner Mar 23, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
For this topic I have a very good qoutation from a NOFX song:

"We're better off this way
Say what you're gonna say
So go ahead and label me
An asshole cause I can
Accept responsibility, for what I've done
But not for who I am"

it's from the song "Don't call me white" www.youtube.com/watch?v=U5KeXg…
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CorporateRockWhore Featured By Owner Mar 24, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
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CrazyMai Featured By Owner Mar 23, 2014  Student Writer
I agree with you in evey poem. A really beautiful poem ♥
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CorporateRockWhore Featured By Owner Mar 24, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
Thank you very much! :hug:
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CrazyMai Featured By Owner Mar 26, 2014  Student Writer
You're welcome :)
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