Lady A says it all the time on facebook.
who’s Lady A?
I’ve just watched the Kajieme Powell video. There is no justification.
I have no words.
Every day is a struggle not to rant about tumblr’s attempts to villainize the importance of personal choice.
# THIS JUST IN: MY PERSONAL CHOICES DO NOT HAVE TO BE ‘EMPOWERING’ AS JUDGED BY A GROUP OF RANDOM OTHER PEOPLE # I OWE OTHER PEOPLE ONLY THIS: THAT MY PERSONAL CHOICES DO NOT INTERFERE WITH THEIR CHOICES OR THEIR RIGHTS # THAT’S IT # THAT IS ALL YOU ARE OWED # THAT’S ALL ANYONE OWES YOU # I DO NOT OWE YOU THE DECISION TO KEEP MY MAIDEN NAME BECAUSE YOUR AWFUL ASS THINKS THAT CHANGING MY NAME ISN’T EMPOWERING # UGH YOU CANNOT TRY TO POLICE OTHER PEOPLE’S NON HARMFUL BEHAVIOR THROUGH THIS ‘EMPOWERING’ BULLSHIT # AND TRY TO CLAIM YOU ARE DOING SO FOR SOCIAL JUSTICE REASONS # BECAUSE NO # AND ALSO OBVIOUSLY HOMOHOBIA AND TRANSPHOBIA AND MISOGYNY AND RACISM AND ETC FALL UNDER # THE WHOLE NOT INTERFERRING WITH PEOPLE’S RIGHTS # PERSONAL CHOICE IS IMPORTANT TO MY BODY AND MY LIFE AND IF YOU DON’T AGREE WITH THIS # THEN GET THE FUCK OUT OF MY FEMINISM # IF YOUR BIGGEST PROBLEM WITH MODERN DAY FEMINISM IS THAT IT OVER EMPHASIZES PERSONAL CHOICE # THEN LOL FUCK YOU PRETTY MUCH # IF YOUR BIGGEST PROBLEM WITH MODERN DAY SOCIAL JUSTICE IS THAT IT OVER EMPHASIZES PERSONAL CHOICE # THEN LOL FUCK YOU # YEAH I’M LOOKING AT YOU SHITTY POST THAT’S GOING AROUND ABOUT SOCIAL JUSTICE WARRIORS # YOU WERE A GOOD POST # UNTIL YOU STARTED RANTING ABOUT THAT
There are many things that I respect, admire and, if I’m being completely honest, love about you Z, but the ability to write a concise text post before adding a small essay, several times the length of the post itself in the tags is right up there near the top.