apparently there’s an influx of pan discourse going on tumble rn and I’d be fine and dandy if it was just calling out the “liking trans people means ur pan” aspect of it bc I would get annoyed when people got that twisted. but now it’s getting muddled in with posts blatantly saying that “pansexuals are just special snowflake bisexuals in middle school with undercuts” with like 5k notes and as someone who’s been insecure about identifying with pan since the beginning because of that exact sentiment and thus defaults to vaguely calling myself “gay” to avoid confrontation irl I’m just like