If you have any suggestions (especially for meatspace feederism groups!) please pass them on!
Being a feedist is like if you were gay in a world where people only ever got information on gayness by reading shitty Harry Potter slashfic, and articles that other people wrote on said fanfic
And no amount of “YOU ARE READING WHAT AMOUNTS TO BAD FANFICTION” will persuade anyone differently, because clearly someone reporting on bad fanfiction understands your actual life better than you do.
THIS. IS. ACCURATE.
People are like “I’ve read about feedism, it’s fucked up.” “Well, what did you read?” -links me to article- “READ SOME BETTER SHIT!”
Hahahaha. When someone I’m interested in asks “What is feederism?” I tell them about it and what it means to me. When I someone asks me that I’m not interested in, I tell them to google it and wait for them to hopefully get scared off from whatever terrible shit they find on the internet.
Amanda, of Feedee World, got pissed off with Fat Activism recently:
Marilyn Wann, aka the author of…
You can argue that word changes do nothing, but you’re wrong. Just clearly clearly wrong.
Feedism is more accurate and I demand to be included in the term for the fetish I am a part of…I demand to not be left out of it…especially given that feedees are seen as having so little agency in the fetish already.
Changing the word to include more than just the feeder keeps me in the conversation, keeps people like me in the conversation.