And people thought that Janet Mock being on the Colbert Report would lead to something OTHER than the same tired transphobia Colbert’s been spouting for years.
yeah like this stuff is not okay. people are like “oh its just satire.” but why does this satire smell suspiciously of transphobia? i remember a post saying good satire punches up, not down. why do these jokes always feel like a stab at transgender people rather than a stab at bigots? i think we know why.
SEE THIS IS WHY I DONT UNDERSTAND WHY SHE SEEMS HAPPY WITH THAT INTERVIEW
So did everyone forget Piers Morgan’s debacle?
Do you really think Janet Mock would want to go through that twice by voicing concerns & criticisms against liberal idols?
Piers Morgan has nowhere near the social capital & liberal support & love that Colbert & Stewart have, attacking them as a marginalized person would bring about such cisplaining, such attacks that the Piers Morgan debacle would be seen as courteous.
You are all assuming she was fine with it and aren’t taking into account the context of being a visible black trans woman.
Amazing people get angry about a Coke ad in which America the Beautiful is sung in different languages. Apparently you’re only allowed to be American if you speak English.
Stephen Colbert deconstructs the meaning of One Direction’s lyrics.