Twitch Plays Pokémon.
by Emily Lubanko.
- mom: don't eat the cookies yet, they just came out of the oven and are too hot
- me: fire cannot kill a dragon
I take for granted my ability to be a fangirl and a lesbian in the open, my freedom of speech. To be vocal about my joys, my erotic attachments. Meanwhile our fellow fans are being persecuted for what many of us experience as simple guilty pleasures. This is a vital issue and it deserves our collective attention.