this gifset is confusing

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daehyun [ noir meet&greet ] requested by anonymous

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Asexual characters on tv shows:

Lord Varys from Game of Thrones || Raphael Santiago from Shadowhunters

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Post-Trespasser Dorian Mod vs. Unmodded Dorian

For the curious (because I was after seeing some of the comments on the original gifset, so I went and checked to see if it was the mod or just the lighting in that particular scene).

Classism, anyone?

There’s something about the idea of Dean liking to read or Dean being a neatfreak that really seems to unsettle some people. At least that’s the impression I get by how people react to certain gifsets I made. Images of Dean reading or browsing through books keep prompting comments about how “confused” Dean is by them; my recent gifset on neatfreak!Dean has brought forth all sorts of attempts to prove that Dean is actually a slob, ranging from “Sam thinks he is messy (Tall Tales), so that must make it true” to “Dean doesn’t care about cleanliness, he just likes to complain a lot”.

Now, some of this might be down to the confusion as to what makes a character a character instead of a cliche. People argue: “Dean’s a hunter, so he can’t be a neatfreak.” But it’s intriguing contradictions like this which make a character come alive.

However, I can’t help but notice that there’s a classist attitude to which parts of Dean’s characterisation cause more controversy than others. In the first two seasons of SPN, the show itself deconstructed that classist attitude towards Dean piece by piece. So, honestly, I’m a bit at a loss as to why it’s still rearing its ugly head in fandom in season 12?

dean just retweeted my jazekiel gifset on twitter!!

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