paparazzi would show up to a celebrity’s lesbian wedding and be like ‘so-and-so looked classically chic at elaborate friendship ceremony with long-time ‘gal pal’ so-and-so. the two reportedly shared a completely platonic kiss and vowed to be ‘best friends’ for life’
hearing the media talk about lesbians is like trying to watch the 4kids version of an anime
This is bad for a couple of reasons. Angry is an appropriate emotion, and asking people to calm their words or change their tone tends to be tone policing and does not accomplish anything except create a baseless sense of aloofness and superiority. If someone can remain calm it likely means that less is personally at stake for them.
The second reason being that internalized misogyny is a thing and this is clearly a straw man. Very few people would respond to tone policing in this way.
As a side note, there seems to be a lot of misconceptions around internal debate/criticism and the ability for a group to maintain cohesion and a common goal. It is both possible to be a group with a common goal and criticize internally. This is sort of a necessary outcome of self-labeling words, especially ones with such a broad umbrella like feminism. I don’t think anyone wants TERFs and racist feminists to go without criticism.
Also the artist is a transphobic and generally a huge pissbaby it seems.
So if we have to show women what the baby looks like in their womb and tell them how the process works before allowing them to get an abortion, does that mean we should teach our soldiers about the culture of the lands we’re invading, and explain to them that the people we want them to kill have families and feel pain, just like Americans?
I think we should do that anyways. Like, this is being used to make the abortion process look ridiculous (which it still is), but if we taught everyone about the culture and the history and context behind the military actions we’re making I hope people would just quit and the military would die because of it.