These are NOT analogous. Let’s just start with the the material water fountains vs. the symbolic ones. Let’s not even get into all the other ways black (and gay/queer) bodies were and still are regulated. GTFOH homonormative gays!
Although I can’t say I’m crazy about the appropriation here.
LGBT RIGHTS ACTIVIST CAN EAT A DICK FOR THIS ONE
Fuck them for real.
Dear comic maker:
y’all are seriously not going to compare that this to racism.
lol not even close
fail fail fail fail faily fail mcfail
False equivalency fallacy; the staple of all people who want that nigga struggle without being a nigga.
emphasis mine. truth everyone’s, regardless of who’s willing to believe it.
…That awkward moment when instead of making a necessary point about the difference between structural and individual inequity someone thinks it’s cute to tell tell LGBT folks to “eat a dick” and my Tumblr feed gives them the long, slow clap instead of saying “excuse me, what did you mean by that”? I cosign the underlying point here but the homophobic language is some stupid, shady bullshit and you all fucking know it. So a thread that wants to make a really important point about how using racism as a universal signifier for all forms of oppression *is* racism— instead becomes an exercise in kyriarchy. And so it goes…