Something i always thought about is, how do you think troll society views aromanticism/asexuality and how do you think they look at trans and nonbinary identities?
Before I get into this I want to stress that I am neither ace spectrum nor trans or nb and all of this is based off thoughts that come from a privileged viewpoint, in particular one that can view and discuss these issues impersonally. If you find it empowering to imagine troll societies treating ace or trans or nb identities the way you personally would want to be treated, or if you otherwise find personal catharsis in whatever your own headcanon is, that’s valid and none of my theorizing is an attempt to prove you somehow wrong.
I imagine that in regards to ace-spectrum people the view is similar to the one we have here (though my exposure to even that is very Tumblr and therefore US-centric.) On Alternia it’s probably a liability that will get you killed if you don’t pretend otherwise, but in other troll societies I imagine it’s a social justice issue just as it is here, with a lot of the same “objections” flavored slightly differently because of the different priorities between troll and human societies (”but the propagation of the species” “everyone has to do their part” “everyone else has no problem with quadrants, so why do you think you’re so special” “you can’t truly be healthy without a moirail everyone knows that”). Interestingly, it would be more difficult to “pass” as an asexual in a troll society because unlike human society - where in general ppl who aren’t your partner don’t know anything about your sex life unless you or they volunteer the info - your sexual exploits are a communal issue in troll society bc of the “contributing to the mother grub fund” situation.
I think too with the quadrants it would be interesting from the perspective of like… for example black feelings aren’t 100% sexual, there’s a lot of elements to a black relationship, so what does an asexual troll who otherwise feels pitch for someone do when society says they can’t be true kismeses without that element? When their potential partner will most likely expect it? When there’s a chance their potential partner will feel “cheated” somehow without it? When society will expect them to contribute to whatever communal fertilization ritual troll societies that aren’t Alternia use? What about a troll who finds someone’s presence grounding and calming and soothing but with zero romantic attraction? How does the other party feel about that? Can they still be moirails? Should they call it that? Do they face ostracism from other trolls with more traditional moirallegiances who feel somehow their relationship is diminished by the inclusion of this one in the same category?
This all has parallels to the human experience, again, just with troll-specific flavoring.
Obviously for trans and nonbinary identities, a lot of it is tied in to your specific headcanons for troll biology and dimorphism in particular, but even barring potential physical dysphoria trolls seem to have a vaguely implied social structure similar to insects where the males are (generally) (I cannot stress enough how generally I’m speaking here) more subservient / less threatening and the females are more dominant / dangerous (there are exceptions, but even the most dangerous males tend to be highbloods and immediately subservient to female fuschiabloods.) I think that would be interesting from a trans/nonbinary perspective relating to expected social roles tied to gender in a troll society. (What if a fuschiablood discovered they identified male?)
I think again on Alternia, it would probably get you killed if it were discovered, because generally any deviation from the expected norm seems to - but that’s just my assumption. In a society more like Beforus it’s not as inherently, you know, dangerous, but most likely still full of microaggressions from ppl who don’t Get It willfully or otherwise and I am legitimately unsure of how trans/nonbinary identities would intersect with societal expectations re: gender roles tied to blood caste.
In general, trolls do seem in canon to express a strong gender identification similar to humans whatever your biological hc is, and we’ve seen how nastily cis people here on earth gatekeep on gender id. Porrim tells us that even in Beforan society there’s a certain amount of sexism (which I always found interesting, again because it’s a matriarchal society) and in any society where gender is tied to social role or standing I think you will have bigots that can’t stand the thought of someone unqualified by arbitrary and constantly evolving standards somehow “cheating” their way into the specific “privileges” of their identity. The only major factor that differs objectively is that troll bigots wouldn’t have all those arguments tied to procreation specifically that human bigots lean on so often to justify their hate, I guess.
Anyway that’s a whole lot of words about aliens