What I've Learned From YaoiWhat I've Learned From Yaoi FansWhat I've Learned From Yaoi in Reviews & Guides More Like This
-Gay men are born with a special gene that prevents them from growing hair anywhere other than on their heads
-They only come in two varieties: sexy manly or girl-boy and they can only be with the opposite of what they themselves are
-All girl-boys are either naïve, overly-emotional and innocent or sultry temptresses
-And all sexy manlies are brooding, worldly, and probably sadistic
-The sexy-manly is the dominant and the girl-boy is the submissive. IN NO WAY CAN THIS RULE BE TAMPERED WITH
-All men are gay. Some just don't realize it
-Coming out is never an issue because there is no homophobia in Yaoi World. And like I just said, all men are gay anyway
-There are places in the world where there are no women. Only men. And they're all gay
-If there are women, they're either the girl-boy's bff or some bitch who is trying to break them up
-If two men are gay, they WILL fall in love with each other
-Or at least have sex
-Sexy manlies may make other men
Character Development QuizYour character is in a stable relationship of some description (if they are not in a relationship in the canon of your story, assume this hypothetically). Your character discovers that their partner has been cheating on them. How does your character react?Character Development Quiz in Editorial More Like This
(Ideas: Does your character panic or assume it was a misunderstanding? Will their feelings change as they "cool off"? Will they storm out without a backwards glance or seek resolution? Would they forgive their partner?)
Does your character hold any religious or otherwise existential beliefs? If so, what inspired them to hold those beliefs? If not, why?
If you asked your character what his/her favorite color is, what would they say? Is there any reason they resonate with that particular color?
Does your character have any deep-seated fears? Do these fears motivate how your character acts in his/her day-to-day life?
(Ideas: Mentioning phobias are OK, but think beyond phobias. Does your character wo
The Apex of IdiocyTHE ANIMAL ARGUMENTThe Apex of Idiocy in Philosophical More Like This
The animal argument has made recent history as a very popular argument for the homosexual community. In essence, homosexuals justify their lifestyle with occurrences we can study in the animal kingdom. If you're still unsure as to what I'm referring to, here are a few renditions I've encountered:
Homosexuality is natural because we can see it in animals.
If homosexuality is unnatural or abnormal, why do we see it in various animal species?
The animals have gay sex so it's okay for me to have gay sex.
If you've ever heard something similar to the above examples and have found yourself stumped, don't worry! It's normal. The only reason gays have any power in that argument is because not a lot of people know animal behavior and don't know how to properly disarm the argument. If you do know how to disarm it, you'll encounter double-standards and/or cries of hate because all of a sudden, they have no
An Analysis of Deviant Art's AsshatteryAn Analysis of Deviant Art's Asshattery in Articles & Interviews More Like This
As many of us are well aware, there are many fundamental issues with the way Deviant Art functions as a website. The site is often slow or all-out unresponsive, people have no privacy and protection, and other problems exist that the staff simply doesn't care to resolve. Despite these problems and many others, the most we see in the way of site updates is aesthetic tweaks and piddly, unnecessary destination re-routes.
As far as I can gather, there are four basic issues with Deviant Art that desperately need to be changed. There are probably more, but they will be saved for a later article if they are brought to my attention. Each issue I see will be discussed and solutions will be proposed. It is not necessarily my hope to receive a Daily Deviation on this, and I certainly don't expect the staff to actually take it into consideration, but I do hope to at least share my thoughts on the issues I've experienced in my 2.5 years as a De