nobody cares about your white dudes

the problem
  • fanwriter: *racebends classic character*
  • white dudes: UGH NO CANONICALLY WHITE CHARACTERS MUST BE WHITE FOREVER
  • fanwriter: *genderflips classic character*
  • white dudes: GENDER ROLES EXIST FOR A REASON NOPE NOPE NOPE
  • fanwriter: *creates a queer headcanon*
  • white dudes: GROSS WHAT THE FUCK NO HOMO
  • professional writer: *creates original narrative featuring prominent female, POC and/or queer characters*
  • white dudes: POLITICAL CORRECTNESS MAKES EVERYTHING WORSE, NOBODY CARES ABOUT YOUR ISSUES
  • professional writer: *tells true story featuring prominent female, POC and/or queer characters*
  • white dudes: STOP PUSHING YOUR POLITICAL AGENDA DOWN OUR THROATS
  • feminism: *points out the overwhelming number of straight white male protagonists and creators, argues in favour of diversity*
  • white dudes: WHY THE FUCK ARE YOU COMPLAINING, IF YOU WANT TO SEE THAT SORT OF THING, JUST MAKE IT YOURSELVES, IT'S NOT LIKE IT'S HARD OR ANYTHING JFC
  • literally everyone: ...