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peridotty

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About peridotty

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  • Birthday August 25

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  • Name
    Dot or Dottie
  • Gender
    genderfluid
  • Pronouns
    they/them/theirs
  • Location
    michigan
  • Occupation
    certified kindergartener
  • Romanticism
    aro af
  • Sexuality
    gay but like for everybody

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  1. i see what youre saying? but there's a fundamental difference between being a part of a nebulously-defined community that isn't very cohesive and reclaiming a word that has been used to degrade specific parts of that nebulously-defined community. it isn't really about not being "oppressed enough". If youre not straight or not cis, you belong in the LGBT community. if youre both cis and het (sexual or romantic) and you use the q-slur, however, you risk appropriating a volatile word that has hurt a lot of people. i would totally understand this if the q-slur had gone out of use as a slur. however, just because you might not hear it that often doesnt mean that it isnt still being used? ive had the q-slur thrown in my face before and it felt like a visceral cut. ive known people 40, 50 years old who cautioned me not to self-identify as queer because theyd had that word used against them so many times and theyd never heard it in a positive context, didnt even think it should have a positive context. i have friends who have gotten death threats from people they know and who never want to hear that word again, much less use it to describe themselves. personally, i think it is incredibly offensive that the q-slur, a literal actual slur, is being used as an umbrella term. i have no problem with people using it to identify themselves as long as it actually applies (meaning theyre either trans or sga), though i usually request people not use it around me. i do have a problem when people act like saying someone isnt allowed to use a certain word is tantamount to banning someone from a clubhouse. what im saying is its not always based on feeling? sometimes it is, but i feel that its very unfair? or probably insensitive to use a word that has never been used against you or people like you, even though other people use it sometimes. --- i apologize for blowing this up D: this is a topic i care deeply about and its hard for me not to get argumentative when it comes up. i dont have anything against you as a person and i probably won't post in this thread anymore unless i feel its very important because i don't want to escalate this into a big discourse that makes Bad Times for the forum
  2. yes!! gunnerkrigg! annie and kat's relationship is literally like the best one ive ever read? it's so supportive and they have bad times but they ultimately care about each other as people and they're able to work out their problems and ugh i just love these two fma is Quality™ and i need to re watch both of the series D: ^^^^this!!! i for one saw their relationship as pretty close to an actual sibling relationship - they disagreed a lot and grated on each other all the time, however, when it came down to it, they work well together! obvs it was distorted for Cartoon Humor™ but idk i thought it was more well written than like... half the episodes tbh
  3. last day of school forever!! just let me graduate already ugh i dont want to be in this weird limbo

    1. owl

      owl

      congrats!

  4. Hello and welcome!!! i hope you have a good time
  5. omg im doing a final project on caravaggio and...this guy....was Weird

     

    his paintings were super gay but also he just straight-up Killed A Guy so

    1. owl

      owl

      #lifegoals 

  6. hi!!! its great that youre here hope you have fun
  7. this is so #aesthetic i love it
  8. tbh i love stucky? its great and i would honestly love to see a trend toward 'this is a romantic same-sex couple, and this is an important het friendship' over 'but cant two guys just be friends???? meanwhile look at het pairing #2439023499 but LOOK this one has a ginger'
  9. ive got 2 essays due 2morrow and whoops ok im crying now

  10. ok so i realize that this series im promoting is literally based in a het romance, but the raven cycle has this amazing group dynamic between 5 teenagers with terrible coping mechanisms who live in virginia and do magic and stuff? the friendship that is the gangsey just... gives me Life and it lets me ignore the main romance between the Special Guy and the Main Girl more easily than otherwise tbh i love it because all of these characters are total disasters #.# but each of them is basically devoted to the rest of them and i Die
  11. uuuuggggggghh i take it back i cant do my gd solo im gonna cry

    1. owl

      owl

      good luck if you haven't done it yet!

    2. breaddd

      breaddd

      ^^ also, you'll do great

    3. peridotty

      peridotty

      no like i ccan t acutally play it its not possible to ge tht e accompaniment to gether w the solo part in time i was r lly looking forward to thiss

  12. peridot - olivine - mineral - chemical formula - atom - matter - light - electromagnetic radiation - radiant energy - radiometry - measurement - natural science - science - knowledge - awareness - consciousness - quality - philosophy 17 away! seems to be a trend
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