Anonymous asked:

fyi the term fag is transmisogynistic....

the-real-seebs answered:

I’ve been told that, but frankly, I am pretty sick of hearing people declare that everything which could be used to insult trans women is therefore transmisogynistic and we can never use it for anyone else who’s also targeted by it.

Gay guys, as a category, get called fags. They have for a long time, and it predates any real social awareness of trans people as a category, and I am pretty sure it is a term that can be used for any gay guy, as well as a fair number of other people who are being insulted by comparing them to gay guys. And since Jesse identifies as a gay guy (he’s technically sort of bi, but he identifies as gay, so that’s what I go with), and has spent longer being called a fag than most of the people saying it’s “transmisogynistic” have spent breathing, I am gonna cede the choice of terms to him.

I reserve the right to call my spouse a fag. If you don’t like it, you can’t suck my cock, because he’s got that spoken for.


anyone who tries to stop me from reclaiming slurs used against me can kiss my fat faggot sperglord ass.

that ain’t how social justice works, and y’all need to shut up and learn you a thing.

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