johnskylar

johnskylar:

yourfavoritepersianqueer:

valentina-slaynetta:

kidgnosis:

#he praises women to the high heavens in his music and y’all still don’t believe that he loved us#imma start a campaign called bi not gay#and another called pale not white#just for him (tags by @stankface, not me)

Forever obsessed with this god

Not “Indian.”  Parsi.  He was born in Zanzibar, grew up in India, and comes from a Persian Zoroastrian ethnic group.  I think accuracy is important when talking about minorities, and the Zoroastrians are even more forgotten than the Jews, despite their massive effect on history.

I was just going to make the Parsi observation when I saw this comment!

I think I remember a story that there was a movement to make a Freddie Mercury statue in Zanzibar, but the religious community opposed and rejected it.