This is a beautiful post. You got me with this one. I understand now more than ever before why this issue is important. I'm sure there are many, many people who feel as you do, so thanks for taking the time to give voice to their perspective.
Anyone who comes along with that "I don't see why it's a big deal anyway" or "hurr durr SJW agenda" or the usual crap that people post when someone kindly asks for some more representative appearance options for non-white people in video games is already pre-emptively shut down by this great original post.
Let's keep this on the first page.
But we already have racial options... My problem is not the SJW agenda, my problem is that you guys are once again unironically turning all other races into humans.
HUMANS ARE DIVERSE THEREFORE ELVES MUST ALSO BE DIVERSE EXACTLY THE SAME WAY HUMANS ARE DIVERSE! And I just disagree with the statement above. Elves are their own species. You just want to impose your very specific idea about diversity on another species to make yourself feel better about the issue. At this point I just think elves should look a bit more pixie-like to hammer home the point that they are not human so people stop treating them as human.