Am I the Ace of Spades, or the Only Joker?

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the problem

fanwriter:
*racebends classic character*
white dudes:
UGH NO CANONICALLY WHITE CHARACTERS MUST BE WHITE FOREVER
fanwriter:
*genderflips classic character*
white dudes:
GENDER ROLES EXIST FOR A REASON NOPE NOPE NOPE
fanwriter:
*creates a queer headcanon*
white dudes:
GROSS WHAT THE FUCK NO HOMO
professional writer:
*creates original narrative featuring prominent female, POC and/or queer characters*
white dudes:
POLITICAL CORRECTNESS MAKES EVERYTHING WORSE, NOBODY CARES ABOUT YOUR ISSUES
professional writer:
*tells true story featuring prominent female, POC and/or queer characters*
white dudes:
STOP PUSHING YOUR POLITICAL AGENDA DOWN OUR THROATS
feminism:
*points out the overwhelming number of straight white male protagonists and creators, argues in favour of diversity*
white dudes:
WHY THE FUCK ARE YOU COMPLAINING, IF YOU WANT TO SEE THAT SORT OF THING, JUST MAKE IT YOURSELVES, IT'S NOT LIKE IT'S HARD OR ANYTHING JFC
literally everyone:
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