Even YouTube gives me anxiety sometimes. I try not to use Twitter so I can stop dealing with all the weird stan behavior, constant toxicity (even outside of fandoms), and people shitting on both anti-stans and stans for reasons they both do. But as someone in the MCYT community, seeing literally anyone who isn’t in the community on YouTube shitting on the community as whole just sucks… like I don’t wanna see comments saying that “mcyt kids are entitled and think they can control their content creators, honestly they should k1ll th3ms3lves because they ruin everything :)” and a bunch of similar comments and replies agreeing.
Like… I’m just vibing here… stop using Twitter as the only example of what the community is like because most of the time the posts that get popular are CONTROVERSIAL ones, but since they are popular everyone assumes they are the main opinion… and also, trends are also fueled by people OUTSIDE of the community. I saw some of the Tommy /Neg posts on my tl and like a solid half of them were from anti-mcyt accounts that post a bunch of hateful shit to content creators. A smaller (but still large) amount of people makes posts and trends critiquing (justified and unjustified) certain actions, words, or things like that. People comment, like, retweet, and then antis hop on a hate-train and make it so much worse. Honestly, for like two weeks, I’ve been off Twitter and on Tumblr a lot more and lowkey my anxiety has gone down quite a bit.
Anyway, sorry for my dumb thoughts, I just wanted to rant a little bit
so my girls got fucking harassed at camp.
this week was a whole nightmare. I was in charge of 9-11 teen girls. on Wednesday 2 of them told me that a teen staffer had been touching them during class and in free time and was buying them gifts, giving them nicknames, and making innuendos. after those 2 told me, 7 other girls shared that he had been harassing them too. they spent hours sharing their experiences with him, and with what they wrote along with the 2 other groups of girls, he was fired and removed from the camp that night. I was creeped out by him and I did nothing, and I feel like shit even though I know there was nothing I could have done without knowing he had hurt them. the girls are all fine and went home with their families yesterday, and all of their parents are proud that they stood with each other and that they trust all of us adults enough to believe them. they were all so brave and because of them, countless other groups of girls over the next 6 weeks will not be harassed by him, and neither will any girls in later years. he's completely banned from all summer camps in his area and ours, and the national organization is actively banning him from the whole program. but now our 13 yr old leader feels responsible because she wasn't there to stop him (because she was at her own classes and activities) and she believes that nobody would have been hurt if she was a better leader.
I love y’all but this “___ is a subset of bi” needs to stop, even if it’s followed by “to me” or “in my experience.”
Like, it’s downright harmful. And i’m not juse talking about pan. this happens to omni, poly, and flexible folks too. And it’s dumb.
I don’t care what you meant, actually. Most of us don’t want to be included in your umbrella. Mspec people are diverse in their love, and saying “[mspec] is just an extention of bi for me” isn’t acknowledging that.
Even if you use bi/[other mspec identity]. if it’s all just an extention, just use bi and be done with it. if it’s all the same to you.
Some people I really love in all other regards say this and i just want to scream because that’s how panphobia happens! it’s so hurtful! are we just not real people to you?! is that it?!
Guess what? you aren’t the entire multisexual community. you never will be. And i don’t know what’s causing this. A desperate grab for controll? internalized biphobia or panphobia? Just plain ignorance? i don’t know. and at this point i don’t care. stop it. we aren’t “spicy bi”
-Sincerely, a pissed-off panromantic
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Why do you think fluttercord is popular? And do you prefer starlight x twilight as an otp, brotp, or notp? :3
Fluttercord is just such a high quality ship, in my opinion (its my third favorite :>)-- I don't want to speak on behalf of Everyone who likes it, but I personally think it's just so ...... balanced??
Like, it's one of those "kind character redeems villain character through the power of Niceness" ships, but its just done so well! a lot of the time, ships like those end up being a really big gamble, because it can come off as 'the villain is ONLY on the heroes side BECAUSE of this one character, and if anything happened to this character, they'd turn evil again in a heartbeat'. often times, those sorts of dynamics end up putting so much pressure on the nice character to basically babysit the villain to make sure they don't fuck up again, which...... isnt very romantic to me?
Fluttercord is slightly different tho, because Fluttershy ISN'T used like a doormat. In the episode where Discord is redeemed, he doesn't just magically decide to become good just because she was nice to him; he only decides to change when she actively gets upset at him and puts her foot down. it finally clicks to him what it was Fluttershy was offering him the whole episode-- a sense of love, belonging, and friendship-- and then he realizes how upset he is to lose that.
Shes given agency! Its not just "oohh, if fluttershy fucks up, discord will be evil again", its a real mutual relationship based on trust and friendship. Its such a good change of pace!!! The relationship doesn't feel suffocating because they both have something to offer. Fluttershy helps guide Discord onto the right track, and Discord helps Fluttershy come out of her shell. its so wholesome and nice!! Plus, while Fluttershy is 100% clearly his favorite, he still shows interest in being friends with characters other than her (Spike and Big Mac), so hes not totally dependent on her. shes got breathing room! (also, theyve just got good chemistry lol. little shy cute pony and a chaos god? incredible)
tl;dr i cant really speak for other people, but i like fluttercord because its such an interesting villain redemption dynamic instead of just being "oh well hes good now and now fluttershy has to take care of him"
as for Twilight and Starlight, i don't mind shipping them, but I think I prefer them as a brotp personally! (maybe thats just because I ship Starlight with Trixie and Sunburst, tho ;w;)
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