I hate this idea that slurs can be labelled “reclaimed” for everybody everywhere. To me, reclaiming slurs is a very personal experience and involves a conscious decision to take something hurtful and make it your personal strength.

You can’t reclaim slurs for other people and just because many people in one area may reclaim a slur doesn’t mean that it’s been “globally” reclaimed.



I think about pokemon in non-battle situations a lot. Like pokemon who have been trained/raised to be helpers and assistants than to be battle partners.

Pokemon visiting hospitals to cheer patients up like dogs and cats do. Or ones that help kids learn to read, speak, swim, go through therapy?! Even pokemon who’s abilities help owners with specific disabilities?!

I love thinking of pokemon outside of battle situations.

man i love the thought of assistance pokemon literally perf

Reblogged from nowseanis