unapologetic anti-assimilationism, Discourse, subtoot, birdsite
after being exposed to some right-wing LGBT influencer transmed assimilationist venom on birdhell, I felt the need to purge my synapses with Sylvia Rivera.
assimilationism warm take
ofc if you want to marry and cultivate a nuclear family in the privacy of your apartment all the power to you, I’m not judging. People have different needs.
But that line, "you can never be like them"? She’s talking directly to people like me, & it’s honestly one of the most comforting and liberating lines I’ve read in my entire slog through this world.
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