22 4 / 2014
dungeonmaster11 asked: Right. Like, Cap was GIVEN his powers through a super-serum, and Reed, Sue, Johnny, and Ben were normal homo sapiens UNTIL they got a good dose of space radiation, and the same goes for other heroes like Ms. Marvel. The mutants were NEVER 'normal'. From their conception, they were 'different', and thus that makes it SO much easier for bigots in the MU to demonize and dehumanize them.
That’s my thinking.
In the X-universe, people are not usually terrified of mutants (well, barring the really scary-looking ones) until they are identified as mutants.
I think that still holds up well with people who ‘pass’ as white or straight or cis or whatever. People are fine with them until they are identified differently.
Which is what makes it so sad.
22 4 / 2014
why do straight ppl think they can whine about gay ppl “throwing their sexuality in our faces” when almost every waking second of every minute of every day of my life is filled with heterosexual romance media and heteronormativity. like u think 2 girls holding hands in public is rubbing their sexuality in ur face you have no fucking idea what queer people go through on a daily basis shut the fuck up