I've been thinking a lot about fetishizing real people and real cultures lately, and this popped up on Tumblr this morning. It kinda summed up how I'm feeling so perfectly that a long post I was "writing in my head" disappeared.

On (queer) fetishizing and long weeks

"I don't want to be turned into a caricature. I'm sorry, I don't mean to be combative, but one thousand straight people have asked for my photo this week. It's been a long week, girlfriend."

Via Humans of New York (right now SxSW)