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Change Derpy Hoove's eyes, name, and behavior, release an official apology.

    1. Petition by

      John T

      none, TN

A quick note? I, the petition organizer, am both physically and mentally handicapped. Now please stop sending me death threats. Thank you.

Whether or not you agree that the word derpy is ableist, the character in question is a mockery of the discrimination that the disabled face every day. To us, it is not a joke. To us, it is a constant reminder of the bullying, the harassment, the pain. Why? Because they turned a disabled character into comic relief. This teaches the children who watch the show that it's okay to make fun of people who are different.

Please, help us fight ableism. Sign the petition.

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    1. Wonderful Article About Ableism Explains Stuff

      John T
      by John T
      Petition Organizer

      Please read before commenting. Also, please stop cursing me out and sending me death threats.

    2. Reached 100 signatures
    3. A collection of the negative portrayal of the Derpy character has been made

      John T
      by John T
      Petition Organizer

      Please go to the link before passing judgement.

    4. Reached 50 signatures
    5. Updated the 'why this is important' blurb.

      John T
      by John T
      Petition Organizer

      If you want to add anything to it, feel free to email me.

    6. Reached 25 signatures

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    • John T NONE, TN
      • over 2 years ago

      That's it. I'm free to remove any comment I want, and I'm only leaving nice ones here. If you can't handle that, go write it on your petition.

      Additionally, how would it be logical to allow comments on a petition trying to convince people to sign that dissuade people from signing?

      Ben, what you are doing is called harassment. I would appreciate it if you stopped immediately.

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    • Levi Dinn STATE COLLEGE, PA
      • over 2 years ago

      Look, she can keep the eyes, but having her 'slowness' be the butt of a punchline...no, just no.

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    • Robin Ceballos CLAREMONT, CA
      • over 2 years ago

      I know someone with a medical issue similiar to the character known as "derpy", this person has been called this name multiple times and i find it offensive and mean.

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    • Northern Wind TULALIP, WA
      • over 2 years ago

      ...I kinda agree with this...

      Just saying... It's kinda rude. Lauren Faust may not be directly involved... but still... It is most definitely rude to them.

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