You get so tired. You get so sick of the homophobia, the sexism, the culture of rape jokes and wife beating cartoons. But today you can take 30 seconds and smile. Somewhere right now there is a daddy dancing along while his femmy boy sings Lady Gaga. Somewhere right now there is a little girl…
The concept of slash (and also femslash, which I also refer to simply as “slash” since differentiating it seems pointlessly counterfeminist like insisting you refer to me as an “actress” instead of “actor” just so everyone can know that I AM A LADY (don’t get me started on that)) has been around, and twisted up, for a long time — long before Kirk and Spock. There’s no need for a history there.
With slash comes varying degrees of what people might consider fetishization. As a queer dyke who has been slashing since age 13 in terrible internet role playing and piles of fanfiction so deep that it’d make a Dostoyevsky fan balk, I am going to put my foot down to say that slash SHOULDN’T BE about fetishization, and here on this blog where we explain that THE FUTURE IS QUEER AS SHIT, our (what we refer to as) “slash” is about proving that in the future, heteronormativity is moot. Genders blur, interspecies frolicking prevails, and god damnit, there’s a big fat sack of equality for all of us to roll around in like pigs in queer-as-shit mud.
DECATUR, IL, THE YEAR 2083—According to students in Mr. Bernard’s fourth-period U.S. history class, it’s “really pathetic” how long it took for early-21st-century Americans to finally legalize gay marriage.
The final straw for starting this amazing tumblr, and you know why? Because the future is going to be queer AS SHIT, motherfuckers.