yeah seriously tell us how wizardry’s done in the new world tell me how the wizards from france and spain and britain stamped out the brujos and the medicine men and set up their own schools tell me what the fuck the british raj did to fucking india because the patel twins are going to school in scotland and what are they told about their history, tell me about native american kids learning to say wingardium leviosa with hate in their hearts and tell me about wizarding rabbis bickering about whether you can use potions on the sabbath tell me about the slaves on their ships with their wands broken, mouthing curses in the dark tell me about the runaways that made it with garter snakes wrapped around their wrists that told them when they tasted dogs in the distance, tell me about the underground railroad and abolitionists with unbreakable vows and home-spun invisibility cloaks and disilusionments, using obliviate, using imperio, knowing that they served a higher justice, tell me about what happened to black wizards in the fifties, about what gates they were storming in the sixties tell me about queer wizards taking love potions every morning in their coffee to stay married to their husbands and their wives because what else could they do?
the world only begins and ends with straight white christians if you don’t bother looking any farther than that and too many people don’t and i am tired, tired, tired
I’m serious though.
Don’t have child if you aren’t prepared to have a trans child.
Don’t have child if you aren’t prepared to have a gender non-conforming child.
Don’t have child if you aren’t prepared to have a queer child.
Don’t have child if you aren’t prepared to have a disabled child.
Don’t have child if you aren’t prepared to have a neurodivergent child.
Don’t have child if you aren’t prepared to have a child that is all or some combination of these.
These children deserve way better than you.
1. “I love you”
2. “I’ll be here if you need me”
3. “Me too”
4. “I’m sorry”
5. “It was my fault”
6. “Forget it. It’s no big deal”