I don't know how many times people have to say this, but being a part of a marginalized group does not exempt one from criticism. If a work that someone produces reinforces, trivializes, or ignores very real issues that affect people in real life, regardless of the intent or of the creators status, the consequence will be criticism, as it should be. This is something that Veronica Roth and others seem to have forgotten when Roth revealed in an interview for USA Today that she suffers (or suffered) from chronic pain. This after she received criticism for an ableist comment made by an NPR reporter as well as the ableist content of her newest release entitled Carve the Mark.
Keep in mind that this is all opinion. In 2016 people shouldn't still feel the need to say this, but this is the Internet so it has to be said.
Usually when I see a hashtag gain as much traction as #MorallyComplicateYA has in such a short time, I either think one of two things: (A) somebody's blowing something out of proportion and this whole discussion really doesn't even need to be happening or (B) this discussion brings up an interesting point about blabbity-blah. Well, it's both this time.
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