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[...] pretending that fictional characters have the agency to choose how they’re portrayed is a cheap trick that’s pretty much exclusively used to silence criticism.

- Annalee, Ghost in the Whitewash, the Geek Feminism blog

Date: 2015-01-16 03:46 am (UTC)
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YES. This is one of my least favorite lines of defense of the "choices" of fictional characters. Including their appearances, which for some reason falls under the same umbrella.

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