A couple days ago there was a wonderful post on Asians and the west, and while I quite enjoyed the post, I purposely avoided the comments. Today there was another article, this time on yellow fever. The intelligent part of my brain was like: hey Cole, lets not read the comments. The unintelligent part was like: dude, you don't work today! What's the worst that can happen? Plus somebody is wrong on the interwebs.
WHY THE FUCK IS FEMINISM SO HORRIBLE ABOUT RACE?
Why the fuck does everything suddenly go out the window when it's not a white woman?
I want to do more to fight it, but every time I loose my shit. When I'm fighting with a misogynist internet troll I expect the worst. But it's so damn frustrating to fight sexism along with some people, only to have them turn around and bite you when it comes to race. I hate to say it, but I've purposely avoided the topic of race in Jezebel because I get so damn worked up about it. I want to do more, these are topics that need people constantly screaming from the rooftops, but all I ever want to do is duck and cover. Any advice on how not to take things so personally? On how to keep fighting when it seems a huge chunk of your own people are against you?
Sorry for the rant, and a hearty thank you to all that helped and are far better at this than I am.