“You know the story. Boy meets girl. Boy likes girl. Girl, eventually, falls for boy too. They get married and live happily ever after. Oh, and a secondary character casts several unreciprocated homoerotic glances at one of the heterosexual...
‘It is difficult to set boundaries between “exposing oneself to” and “appropriating” culture,’ Crescent Fujii writes.
Here I’ll quickly break down some of the nonsense which is taken at face value by fellow Facebook users.
“The far-right care about sexual assault committed by migrants the same way they are avid campaigners for animal rights with a sole focus on halal meat,” Hana Kapetanovic argues.
"I understand that people like him on a personal level, but can we all please deal in facts and realise that all the hype is in fact just that: hype." Dominic Dixey states.
Guardian writer David Cox aptly commented that in their eyes, ‘onscreen whiteness is an economic necessity’: white sells, non-white is a gamble of sorts. Why is this still the case in 2017?
Iran and Saudi Arabia both support and commit similar atrocities – not only civilian deaths in proxy wars but human rights abuses in their own countries. There is no moral reason to strongly prefer one over the other.