I Am Honestly Speechless.

Let's talk mortality/morbidity rates from a non-idiotic POV, aye? Firstly, one must ponder what someone defines death as. Car accident? Cancer? Cardiovascular fatality? You may say 'HIV/AIDS!' and before you even get to the forward-slash mark, Imma stop you there and tell you now that most people live with good lives, at a low viral …

The Importance of Minorities: It’s In the Name

They’re a minority for a reason. This is a phrase I’ve heard time and time again, flung between fandoms and Twitter handles and Tumblr users in disdain; it’s a phrase that has sickened hundreds, perhaps thousands, of people (yes, there are people behind these computer screens) which makes me believe that this isn’t a game of …

When Does Social Media Go Too Far?

In my honest opinion, I think social media is a fantastic tool. Twitter, Tumblr, Instagram, Periscope, Facebook—you name it, I think they’re fantastic (even though I am terrible at using social media). On social media you can chat to other people, globally, about things that interest you; you can vent and blog about things you …

Minority? Entitlement? Bullies? I Think It’s Just Called Life-Saving

Reshop, Heda—but let me tell you: something remarkable has happened since 3 March 2016. There have been numerous articles covering the fallout of Commander Lexa’s death on The 100—most notably on the exploitation of the fanbase, the social media manipulation game and the cold way the episode was hyped to a largely LGBTQ fanbase only for …

LGBT Fans Deserve Better

LGBT Fans Deserve Better. That was the whopping stomp of a trend on Thursday night, led by generations of LGBT fans on Twitter. While the “Lesbian Dead Syndrome” trope didn’t originate from The 100, it was fans of that show that created a stupendously successful fundraiser for the Trevor Project. This came after The 100’s …