such_heights: amy and rory looking at a pile of post (psych: gus > you)
Amy ([personal profile] such_heights) wrote2010-02-04 02:40 am

greatest. blog post. of all time.

No, seriously. Questioning Transphobia, I heart you!

Intent! It's Fucking Magic!

Today, someone said a slur. It actually doesn’t matter what slur it was, because you see, he didn’t intend to hurt anyone and therefore it couldn’t possibly be a slur. Much like how intent magically protects the actions of all privileged fuckjobs, intent means that anything you say, no matter how many groups it hurts, what awful views it enables, no matter what systemic bigotries it props up through the usage of language that enforces social concepts that crush a marginalized group, it mystically negates all of that.
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[personal profile] giandujakiss 2010-02-04 02:43 am (UTC)(link)
the diagram kills me.
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[personal profile] archon 2010-02-04 02:58 am (UTC)(link)
It's a funny post - though I have to admit I'm put off by the exchange in the comments, where one person points out lightly that religious symbols are being used in a dodgy way and the OP refuses to see the point.

It's interesting to me in that it's always easy to see someone else's blind spots while being unaware of one's own. Makes me feel better about some of the times I've been blind. :)
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[personal profile] glass_icarus 2010-02-04 05:05 am (UTC)(link)
Ahahahahahaha. &hearts