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A response to the recent events in the Wizard Rock community

This will not be long. I have taken the time to read everything that has been written so far about the recent abuse cases brought to light  in the Wizard Rock and YouTube community. The victims, event planners, youtubers,  wrockers, and fans, have all eloquently said everything that I’ve felt over the past few days. Shock. Anger. Disbelief. Doubt. Worry. Defiance. Strength. Will.

I have been a part of the Potter Fandom for seven years now. It has been both a home and a haven to me. Starting as a shy lurking fangirl, and then becoming a wizard rocker, was ALL because of the nurturing and safe community of our fandom. It breaks my heart to know that some people have tried to ruin that for the rest of us.  It breaks my heart that I called one of these people my friend. While I was not a victim of this recent abuse,  I share the feelings of abject hurt and betrayal of our community. 

I hope that our wizard family can talk about what has happened, learn from it, and use it to cultivate a new safe haven for ourselves as well as new members to our community. Let’s talk. 

The Weapon We Have Is Love. Always. 

Bono Beeblebrox? Anyone else see him at the #oscars?

Bono Beeblebrox? Anyone else see him at the #oscars?

Slightly confused by the tally marks on my hand… 

Slightly confused by the tally marks on my hand… 

#TeamAngelCream #OTP

#TeamAngelCream #OTP

Come see Swish and Flick, Madam Pince and the Librarians, Hawthorn & Holly, The Dancing Death Eaters and MORE!!

swishandflickwrock:

Avada Kedavrock
New York, NYNovember 10, 2012 
3-9 PM

Ripley Grier 939 - 8th avenue between 55th and 56th streets - in Manhattan, NY.  Studio 2A, on the second floor.  Ring “307” to be let in.  

Getting there via public transit: 1ABCD trains to Columbus Circle, or NQR trains to 57th Street.

Cost: $5 entry fee - in exchange, water will be provided.  There will also be pizza at 50 cents a slice.


Dancing Death Eaters


Swish and Flick


The Butterbeer Experiece


Madam Pince and the Librarians


Celestial Warmbottom


Carpe Geekdom

Leth I Fold


Hawthorn & Holly


Gringotts Girls


Justin Finch-Fletchley

Come see Swish and Flick, Madam Pince and the Librarians, Hawthorn & Holly, The Dancing Death Eaters and MORE!!

swishandflickwrock:

Avada Kedavrock
New York, NY
November 10, 2012 
3-9 PM
Ripley Grier 939 - 8th avenue between 55th and 56th streets - in Manhattan, NY.  Studio 2A, on the second floor.  Ring “307” to be let in.  
Getting there via public transit: 1ABCD trains to Columbus Circle, or NQR trains to 57th Street.
Cost: $5 entry fee - in exchange, water will be provided.  There will also be pizza at 50 cents a slice.
  • Dancing Death Eaters
  • Swish and Flick
  • The Butterbeer Experiece
  • Madam Pince and the Librarians
  • Celestial Warmbottom
  • Carpe Geekdom
  • Leth I Fold
  • Hawthorn & Holly
  • Gringotts Girls
  • Justin Finch-Fletchley