@KS i'm sure we've missed something in the game of telephone that is fedi flamewars, but the one person we saw bring up the history of someone co-opting the to erase nonbinary folks was having a conversation and wasn't being shit on. other folks haven't brought up that context but have admitted it was just a knee-jerk reaction to seeing the stripe changed.
and like, a Black nonbinary person made the post 3 days ago that folks took issue with and specifically included nonbinary folks in that post. they credited the 2015 creator of the flag, who did it for the Black trans community.
it's definitely valid to have a gut feeling of being erased by the change but the second thought probably shouldn't be lashing out without figuring out what's going on.
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