‘Stop Using These Made Up Words’: Comic Con Slaps Woke Term On Filipino Panel, Gets Torched

‘Stop Using These Made Up Words’: Comic Con Slaps Woke Term On Filipino Panel, Gets Torched


The San Diego Comic Con took some heat this week for slapping a woke label on a panel featuring Filipino “Voices In Pop Culture”: Filipinx.

Much like the often-criticized term Latinx — which has been widely panned by members of the very community it is used to describe — the convention’s social media team’s use of the term Filipinx appeared to be an attempt to be gender-inclusive.

“The Filipinx Voices in Pop Culture was a fun and educational all Filipinx panel discussing Filipinx influences behind your favorite media!” @Comic_Con tweeted.

The Filipinx Voices in Pop Culture was a fun and educational all Filipinx panel discussing Filipinx influences behind your favorite media! 📸 Edward S. pic.twitter.com/OOgLFKp2pf

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— San Diego Comic-Con (@Comic_Con) July 22, 2022

But critics were not impressed, and quickly

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