Hey um you reblogged something that seemed like it was intended to be against aces being in the lgbt community. Was that your intention?
Never mind I have shitty internet and so it wasn’t loading your blog but now I see you’ve answered. My bad. Also doesn’t help I’m on mobile
Ace and Aro people absolutely belong in the LGBTQIA community, I have fought and will continue to fight against people who say otherwise. Anyone that adamantly disagrees with me over this is invited to either rethink their values or leave without comment—or they can meet me in the pit.
When I first read the tweet I thought it was interesting enough to reblog and think on cause sometimes I do that. And then people started drawing my attention to some of the people reblogging it, and regardless of what the original Tweeter was trying to say, the sentiment has been twisted to mean something hurtful and I am not comfortable with having their voices on my blog, however much in errant passing.
There are valid points to make about the commercialization of Pride and the way straight people appropriate lgbtqia spaces, but keeping that post on my blog with the current commentary on it is not the best way to do that.
So thank you for being brave and bringing it to my attention, to all of you who did. I know it’s a scary moment when you see something you don’t expect to see coming from someone you are fairly certain doesn’t mean it that way, but there’s always that chance they’re going to turn around and be awful about it too. I appreciate that, and thank you again for doing it.
And I apologize for bringing those people’s hateful exclusionism onto your dashes. I don’t always have time to check the blog sources, especially not on mobile, but I’ll make a point to try more. Hatred and gatekeeping has no place in my heart or my blog, and it never will.