I’ve gotten this sort of flack for some of my girl/girl ships too, so this counts for them too. To clarify, this isn’t aimed at anyone in particular—this is more so commentary on some common collectives that just really bug me. I understand that many people aren’t exactly like this—in fact, I’d be hard-pressed to find people who are exactly one of these two extremes. These straw-man arguments were constructed to make a point, and are merely that—exaggerated representations of nonetheless very real problematic points of view.
There is a difference between addressing individuals and addressing a common societal collective conscious.