Nothing could deserve an outward “Noooooooooooo” more than that a variation of my full name google searched shows my old Myspace on the first page.
I think a lot of people don’t understand that when we talk about these issues—blackface, rape jokes, the appropriation of marginalized cultures, and so on—we are having an ethical conversation, not a legal one. There is no thought police. No one’s coming to your house and carting you off to Insensitivity Prison. But you, as a person living on this planet, get to make a choice whether you want to hurt people or help people. Whether you want to listen or shut people out. I can’t imagine why you’d choose “defensive shithead” over “nice lady capable of empathy,” but okey dokey. Oklahoma Governor’s Daughter Enrages Native American Protestors (via meggannn)
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