My “Fae/Faer” rant

[Edit notes: Since this is turning out to be my most viewed post I’ve touched up the grammar expanded to add additional sources and will continue to update as I work my way through primary sources. Last updated 12/28/20]

My internet said “f u” so I will be composing this rant from the mobile app which means there will be a lot of grammar issues. I’d like to apologize in advanced.

So! It has come up a few times on Twitter (because Twitter is a trashfire and the “Greater Internet Fuckwad Theory” applies) that the pronouns fae/faer are “cultural/religious appropriation” and if you can’t tell that’s just transphobic/enbyphobic/queerphobic nonsense at first glance I will be more than happy to go into greater detail of why it’s actual horse shit.

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