Yeah, it kind of is. You're asking me to just accept your point of view at face value without any consideration on my part. No. That's not how a dialogue works.
It is nice and all to show that person's tweets saying to butt out, but does Kienna actually tweet why they think it is harmful? Or are they just trying to pull one of those "because I said so" things that parents use?
I echo their sentiment. There has been a lot of words written about this subject already, the arguments are out there, and as happy as I and others are that this is getting an inkling of mainstream attention after 35 years of what seemed like futilely screaming into the wind, people are getting tired of having to explain it over and over and over again.
Here's some places to get started:
“…The mysterious and exotic Orient, land of spices and warlords, has at last opened her gates to the West.” –TSR, Inc. The above blurb was printed on the back of the 1985 “official” Advanced…
Okay, folks! I’d been thinking of ways to wrap up this series of posts on how not to fail at making inclusive works, and then coincidentally happened to see a bunch of things cross my social …
There's no gentle way to say this, so I'm just going to rip the band-aid off real quick - this book is kind of racist. It's not hateful or a...
So, I was driving home and tossed in The Rat Pack Live at the Sands for the ride. I was muttering to myself about Dungeons & Dragons and other fantasy games and how they treat both POC and non-…
This is a story about a racist role-playing game I encountered at Dreamation 2019 . This game exemplifies how racist expressions draw on public-facing and commercially available cultural expressions: in this case food, cinema, and sport. It is also a story about the man who designed and facilitated
This article discusses how Asian martial arts stereotypes fit into orientalist dynamics, in which the Western gaze rewrites and reduces Asian experience to a cool violent thing for white consumption. I also point out how imperialist, exploitative attitudes complicate real-world martial arts practice
This article discusses cultural appropriation. More precisely, it discusses discussions about cultural appropriation, which stress me out more than any other cultural consulting topic. The question of whether a given expression is or is not cultural appropriation, and the corollary question of wheth
EVERYONE: Please watch the language of the stuff you link to, not just the stuff you write yourself. I’m leaving the link here behind spoiler tags because it has some relevance.
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