I feel like warning you that fandom's reaction right now isn't pretty, but justified. (really, if you come across any wank, read this article www[.]dailydot[.]com /fandom/ supernatural-destiel-fans-wb-exec-twitter / before believing that it is only because of April like some are saying...). Fandom is divided, and I'm afraid it will stay that way. Oh well. Sorry for bothering you xxx
Thanks for the article! Interesting… I did know the upset would not be simply about April though x It’s a continuation of the whole issue of fans feeling queerbaited and that queer representation is being wrongly denied.
Which I’m not going to deny IS AN ISSUE - hence my open call for people to unfollow me if they want, because I understand this stuff is upsetting for many fans and the fact is… my blog may well not be the place for those fans, because, not being part of the queer community and having argued all along that Dean/Cas AND bi!Dean (or bi!Cas for that matter) was never a route I believed the show was going down (or intending to go down, or even realised was something fans would think they were going down), I don’t feel queerbaited and can still be satisfied with and enjoy and squee over the show.
Intellectually I can see the problem, but it doesn’t hit me emotionally like it is hitting a lot of others. Instead when I watch the show all I see is Dean frantic with worry about Cas, which makes me happy, and then Cas about to enjoy sex for the first time which… *shrugs* also makes me happy! Leaving my emotional state as ‘awwww’ and *melt* and me smiling. I can’t… I can’t change that :/ And my happiness is intensified by the fact that everything happening is very much in line with what I personally EXPECTED to happen, so I personally do not feel led on at all.
So, yeaaaah, there’s that.
What I find curious about the article is the way the two members of the crew were so UNAWARE of dean/cas and even shipping - was it even Guy Bee it quotes as not understanding what a 'ship’ is? That… kind of supports my belief that TPTB, even those very deeply involved in the show, just DON’T UNDERSTAND they are queerbaiting (or even WHAT THAT IS) and believe the way the show is written is simply giving fans what we want.