Something About Tumblr

​A friend of mine deleted her Tumblr blog after being harassed by some who had issues with the fandom they feel passionate about. I thought Tumblr was a cool and safe place for everyone. It seems it isn’t. I’m sorry she did that but it seems Tumblr has a way to go to become that place of open mindedness and true freedom of expression. Fandoms are highly personal things so when one is attacked because of uninformed people saying ignorant things then perhaps it’s time to run along. I’m glad to be on WordPress.

Author: Tony Burgess

Hi There! My name is Tony Burgess. My friends call me "T-Bird", I'm a believer, blogger, lover and bleeding heart idealist from the great city of Chattanooga, TN. I embrace all things geeky and nerdy. This blog is where I chronicle and curate the silly and sacred things in life. My life is about my wife of 17 years Laura, Cody our boy dog, family, friends and of course blogging. I work for Blood Assurance a regional blood bank. The Episcopal/Anglican Church is where I express my faith and St. Peter's parish is my community. Grace and peace to all!

4 thoughts on “Something About Tumblr”

  1. That’s so sad. I’m a fangirl of many things too and although I’ve been into a lot of fanwars and fights with some ignorant fans (I know, it’s shameful, but that’s part of it), I wouldn’t do anything as far as to make another person feel like he or she had to stop doing something–especially if it’s a thing they love–just because we don’t match opinions. I know how it feels like to be passionate about things and I’m sure at some point, we’ve all become a fan of something. I wouldn’t want anyone to stop doing what they love or even feel a little bit of shame for liking things just because of some immature people. 😦


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