******Before I proceed, be aware that this entry discusses many instances and examples of domestic violence, sexual assault, pedophilia, and racist descriptions of women of color. Writing this was mentally and emotionally draining and I do not know what your reaction will be to these examples. Please proceed with caution and care.
As I mentioned in my previous blog entry, the red flags and abusive patterns were so overpowering and central to the love story of the Twilight Saga that it actually astonished me. It was such a relief that while the media remained silent on these issues, social media did not. This was especially the case on Livejournal and Deviantart where so many people came forward and voiced their outrage over the portrayal of Bella and Edward’s relationship.
I should have been happy about this, but over time I’ve made a very troubling observation, which resurfaced with the release…
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