I do not want to hear about how ugly you think a billionaire is.
I hate billionaires too, but I’m never going to wanna hear that someone we both hate is ugly. Never.
The ‘beauty is good, ugly is bad’ thing is always always absolutely terrible.
It feeds the idea that our self-worth is connected to what we look like and no amount of ‘body positivity’ is worth shit if we continue to pull this crap just because we wanna joke about someone we hate.
& Same goes for ‘small penis vs. big dick energy’ and every other joke we make that connects our quality as people to our bodies.
You want to permanently free people from the pressure to look a certain way?
Stop assigning value to beauty full stop. Stop calling people you hate ugly. Stop making jokes about the bodies of people you dislike.
@queeranarchism I'm glad I wasn't the only one who found the big dick energy very dodgy... It also seems kinda sexist and rude to trans people to me? Associating confidence and "goodness" with big dicks is a pretty status quo thing to do. Many trans guys will have "small dicks" after metoidioplasty or just HRT and the amount of "big dick good" and "small dick haha funny" that you see every day is something shitty that many trans guys will have to deal with.
@queeranarchism I've seen a lot of that type of stuff online. People see that silly jokes about white people not being able to dance are ok, and assume that anything making fun of a priviledged group is ok, even if the insults have very problematic undertones. I've seen a lot of people making fun of straight women with a very misogynistic undertone, like making fun of them for liking feminine guys and being like "what do you think he'll do, top you?" and thinking it's all good because they're straight. Same goes for making fun of small dicks, it's just upholding the prevelent misogynistic views and toxic masculinity. I used to go on tumblr a lot (before terfs attacked my blog) and the lack of small dick positivity really bothered me, literally the most positivity I saw was really weird fetish porn (which isn't really great tbh). And all the "big dick energy" posts just made me feel like there's just no hope for anyone to be positive about bodies like that.
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