Anonymous: you are a pretentious prick who is also a transphobic piece of trash, go to hell 

fishingboatproceeds:

There is so much of this stuff in my ask box, and most of it not even anonymous, but I don’t want to call out any particular user because I know they’ll then get a lot of hateful asks and the cycle will just continue.

First off, there’s a comma splice in your ask. I just have to let you know that, on account of how I’m a pretentious prick.

I hope that I’m not transphobic. I’ve been public and vocal in my support for the rights of trans people for years, and I’ve tried over the years to amplify trans voices, from T Cooper to Stephen Ira Beatty, rather than pretending to be able to speak for them. 

Look, I am a person, and I am not a particularly good one. I am screwed up and make a lot of mistakes. But I am not a piece of trash. I would imagine that you are also screwed up and make a lot of mistakes, but you aren’t a piece of trash either.

But it is still hurtful—very hurtful—to hear people call me a piece of trash. It just makes me sad to hear, the way I think it would make most people sad to hear. The certainty and lack of nuance in that characterization reflects a broader lack of nuance in online discourse these days that just bums me out. 

    A. WHY MY LAST RELATIONSHIP ENDED.
    B. FAVORITE BAND.
    C. WHO I LIKE AND WHY I LIKE THEM.
    D. HARDEST THING I’VE EVER BEEN THROUGH.
    E. MY BEST FRIEND.
    F. MY FAVOURITE MOVIE.
    G. SEXUAL ORIENTATION.
    H. DO I SMOKE/DRINK?
    I. HAVE ANY TATTOOS OR PIERCINGS?
    J. WHAT I WANT TO BE WHEN I GET OLDER.
    K. RELATIONSHIP WITH MY PARENTS.
    L. ONE OF MY INSECURITIES.
    M. VIRGIN OR NOT?
    N. FAVOURITE PLACE TO SHOP AT?
    O. MY EYE COLOUR.
    P. WHY I HATE SCHOOL.
    Q. RELATIONSHIP STATUS AS OF RIGHT NOW.
    R. FAVOURITE SONG AT THE MOMENT.
    S. A RANDOM FACT ABOUT MYSELF.
    T. AGE I GET MISTAKEN FOR.
    U. WHERE I WANT TO BE RIGHT NOW.
    V. LAST TIME I CRIED.
    W. CONCERTS I’VE BEEN TO.
    X. WHAT WOULD YOU DO IF (…)?
    Y. DO YOU WANT TO GO TO COLLEGE?
    Z. HOW ARE YOU?