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Please sign this petition to the producers of House M.D. regarding their mistreatment of the subject of asexuality. →

hardmodeofsex:

vladdraculea:

Everyone who is ace or an ally of aces, please sign this petition to the producers of the FOX TV show “House M.D.” regarding the most recent episode of the show in which they egregiously misrepresented asexuality. After you’ve signed it, please pass this on. Thanks!

Guys, I know I’ve reblogged a lot of shit asking you to sign petitions or whatever recently but this is different. This is about people invalidating me and wanting to fix me, then teaching everyone who’s watching that it’s okay to do that.

It’s not. And unlike gay or lesbian or trans* characters, I don’t have anyone else to look to. This is it. This is what I’ve been represented as in mainstream media.

Which makes it infinitely worse, because now every time I say “I’m asexual” to someone who’s seen House, I won’t have anything else to point to and go “no, it’s really more like this” and so when they say “no, you just haven’t been properly diagnosed yet” they’ll think that they’re speaking truth and I won’t have any way to defend myself.

So please sign this. Don’t let people get away with erasing asexuality’s legitimacy when we don’t yet have a voice with which to fight back.

I’m sorry I reblog so many petitions. There’s just a lot to be angry about.

(via cherrybaum)

1/26/2012 (10:49pm) 142 notes

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  1. usadreamer reblogged this from aceofholmes
  2. nyx-010 reblogged this from vladdraculea
  3. danimoonstarr reblogged this from chicagoartnerd
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  7. sandssavvy reblogged this from cakeyeahasexuals and added:
    I know some people probably won’t take this seriously, but this was one of the first times asexuality was represented in...
  8. eldritchcuddle reblogged this from souridealist
  9. dl-the-puppet-freak reblogged this from vladdraculea and added:
    Hey followers, care to help your ace buddy with this?
  10. mama-smurf reblogged this from cakeyeahasexuals
  11. old-yodalicious reblogged this from wanderingoff
  12. dropsofviolet reblogged this from souridealist and added:
    It may make a few people feel better to know that concerns have been addressed directly to the writer, and she has...
  13. whiterunning reblogged this from vondicks
  14. starvedstar reblogged this from snazzysnafu
  15. snazzysnafu reblogged this from souridealist
  16. princeofsparkles reblogged this from cherrybaum and added:
    I’m sorry I reblog so many petitions. There’s just a lot to be angry about.
  17. cherrybaum reblogged this from souridealist
  18. souridealist reblogged this from protectnatashahamilton
  19. postmodern-hysteric reblogged this from sarabethbrooks and added:
    I’m tried of fucked up stereotypes of just plain insulting untruths about gender identity and sexual identity portrayed...
  20. willgrahamisautistic reblogged this from ladysaviours
  21. talysalankil reblogged this from puzzle163 and added:
    Haven’t watched it yet, but I’m going to trust you, Puzzle.
  22. jade-gray reblogged this from cakeyeahasexuals
  23. neeblack reblogged this from tindog
  24. subliminaltwist reblogged this from hollydermovoi and added:
    House claims that asexuality is either a fabrication or an illness. I’m ace, and I’m neither sick nor lying.
  25. bookwyrmkc reblogged this from snowdarkred
  26. hawkelf reblogged this from cakeyeahasexuals
  27. aceofholmes reblogged this from vladdraculea and added:
    I like the idea, but what’s it going to achieve at this point? They’re not going to redact an entire episode because 500...
  28. magicalgeekgirl reblogged this from autisticmerrill and added:
    I used to be pretty into House, but wow. Just… wow. Signed and signal boosting.
  29. ga2p reblogged this from bittergrapes
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  34. doubtful-seer reblogged this from cakeyeahasexuals
  35. princesspeacock reblogged this from confidential and added:
    I haven’t seen the episode yet, but I’ve heard a lot about it. SIGNAL BOOST
  36. confidential reblogged this from snowdarkred and added:
    Holy shit, yeah, that episode made me nauseous.
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