anonymous asked:

My apologies if this is ignorant, but who is it that is getting all the Australians worked up? I'm from the states and this is all very confusing to me.

tony abbott, who has 

  • said that he feels ‘threatened’ by queer people (what the fuck does that even mean)
  • said that schools should teach students less about indigenous culture 
  • said that ‘jesus knew that there was a place for everything and it’s not necessarily everyone’s place to come to australia.’ because apparently it’s jesus’s decision as to who gets to seek asylum in australia
  • implied that women get abortions because it’s convenient to them as opposed to, you know, not being financially or emotionally capable of supporting a child
  • ‘I think it would be folly to expect that women will ever dominate or even approach equal representation in a large number of areas simply because their aptitudes, abilities and interests are different for physiological reasons’ (does this one even require comment really)
  • thought it was appropriate to pose with political supporters in front of signs calling former pm julia gillard a bitch and other misogynistic slurs
  • believes that queer people should operate on a don’t ask/don’t tell basis when it comes to their sexualities (this presumably extends to gender identity as well)
  • has literally zero respect for indigenous australians and has commented that [sometimes] it is their 'place’ to pick up trash in their community

this man is the worst kind of human being imaginable tbh

anonymous asked:

Yeah, laugh it up. But coming out of the stable is a big deal. We risk being made fun of for liking a girl's TV show, people look at you like you're weird for it, and girls won't date you because of it. The fact that you make fun of our struggle is seriously insensitive, especially with all the more privileged groups you defend. Seriously, educate yourself on our struggles before you start using bronies as a punchline, or maybe you just don't know how it feels to be really oppressed,.



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