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Censored on Jezebel: The Vicious Harassment of Women


Online (http://nomadikat.kinja.com/nomadikat-ghts-
back-with-the-power-of-information-1576003296)
OntheweekendofMay10th,2014,Ipostedanarticle
(http://nomadikat.wordpress.com/2014/05/11/thisgirlsgotsteelballslikeamedievalmace/)to
Jezebel'sPowderRoominterviewingaRussianwomanwhowasthevictimofsexualviolencewhile
travelingthroughIranandPakistan.Itwasimmediatelyattackedbyawidespreadhatecampaignthat
spreadacrossKinjaandTwitter,andincludedapetitionboastedbyasensationalarticlecomposedby
KinjauserIntheweeds.Asaresultofthisbrigade,thearticle"SteelBalls
(http://nomadikat.wordpress.com/2014/05/11/thisgirlsgotsteelballslikeamedievalmace/)"(asit
willbeherebyreferredto)wasremovedfromthewebsiteandIwasbannedfromauthorshiptoJezebel's
PowderRoom.Beforeitwasremoved,"SteelBalls"hadbeenpickedupandsharedbyfourhuman
rightswebsitesforappreciationofthemessageitcarried.
(http://sugarhill.kinja.com/)
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This Girl's got Steel Balls like a Medieval Mace
(http://nomadikat.wordpress.com/2014/05/11/this-girls-got-steel-balls-like-a-medieval-
mace/)This Girl's got Steel Balls like a Medieval Mace
(http://nomadikat.wordpress.com/2014/05/11/this-girls-got-steel-balls-like-a-medieval-
mace/)This Girl's got Steel Balls like a Medieval Mace
(http://nomadikat.wordpress.com/2014/05/11/this-girls-got-steel-balls-like-a-medieval-mace/)
Read on nomadikat.wordpress.com (http://nomadikat.wordpress.com/2014/05/11/this-girls-got-
steel-balls-like-a-medieval-mace/)
TypicallyItrytoignorethenaysayers,becauseIbelieveeveryoneisentitledtotheirownvoice.Itisupto
thereaderstoevaluatealloftheinformationandformtheirownopinionsonthetopicathand.Thatis,
whenthereadersareactuallyreading.Thistimethesituationgotwayoutofhand,andhascaused
seriousharmtomycareerandreputation.Realistically,Ibelievetheincidentwasasymptomofamuch
greaterthreatposedtotheentireonlinecommunity.
(http://nomadikat.wordpress.com/2014/05/11/thisgirlsgotsteelballslikea
medievalmace/)
ThefirstcommentIeverreceivedasabloggerwasananonymousthreattohavemerapedandbeheaded
(http://nomadikat.kinja.com/revengeofthebootycallalatenightdiscussion1489556371).Nowthat
myfollowinghasincreasedandI'vebeenpublishedonJezebel(http://www.jezebel.com/),I'vebecome
thetargetofviciousonlineharassment.Deaththreats,rapethreats,accusationsofracism&
homophobia,eventhreatsformoneybothinpublicandinprivate.Ididresearchinanattemptto
decipherthesourceofsomuchnegativeattention,onlytodiscoverthatI'mnotalone.AmandaHessof
thePacificStandard,anonlinemagazinethatstudiesthescienceofsociety,writes:
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(http://nomadikat.kinja.com/revengeofthebootycallalatenightdiscussion
1489556371)
Revenge of the Booty Call: A Late Night Discussion. (http://nomadikat.kinja.com/revenge-
of-the-booty-call-a-late-night-discussion-1489556371)Revenge of the Booty Call: A Late
Night Discussion. (http://nomadikat.kinja.com/revenge-of-the-booty-call-a-late-night-
discussion-1489556371)Revenge of the Booty Call: A Late Night Discuss...
(http://nomadikat.kinja.com/revenge-of-the-booty-call-a-late-night-discussion-1489556371)
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1489556371)
Noneofthismakesmeexceptional.ItjustmakesmeawomanwithanInternetconnection.
Here'sjustasamplingofthenoxiousonlinecommentarydirectedatotherwomeninrecent
years.ToAlyssaRoyse(http://www.blogher.com/rapeanddeathandbatmanohmy),asex
andrelationshipsblogger..."youareclearlyretarded,Ihopesomeoneshootsthenrapesyou."
ToKathySierra,atechnologywriter..."Ihopesomeoneslitsyourthroatandcumsdownyour
gob."ToLindyWest,awriteratthewomen'swebsiteJezebel..."Ijustwanttorapeherwitha
trafficcone."ToRebeccaWatson...forbloggingaboutsexismintheskepticcommunity:"IfI
livedinBostonI'dputabulletinyourbrain."ToCatherineMayer,ajournalistatTime
magazine..."ABOMBHASBEENPLACEDOUTSIDEYOURHOME.ITWILLGOOFFAT
EXACTLY10:47PMONATIMERANDTRIGGERDESTROYINGEVERYTHING"...Just
appearingasawomanonline,itseems,canbeenoughtoinspireabuse(Hess:2014).
AccordingtoLauraHudsonofWiredMagazine(http://www.wired.com/2014/05/fightingonline
harassment/),"harassmentontheInternetisubiquitous,particularlyforwomen"(Hudson:2014).
PerhapsthemostfamousexampleofonlineabusedirectedtowardswomenwasthecaseofAnita
Sarkeesian(http://www.newstatesman.com/blogs/internet/2012/07/whatonlineharassmentlooks).
ThiswomanwasbombardedbythreatsandharassmentfollowingthelaunchofherKickstarter
campaigntoraisemoneyforadocumentaryaboutfemaletropesinvideogames.HelenLewisoftheNew
Statesmanwrites:
Abigswathoftheinternetwasn'tpreparedtoliveandletliveinSarkeesian'scase,andbegan
spammingherYouTubevideocommentswithapotpourriofmisogynist,racistandgenerally
vileabuse.Eachoneindividuallywasgrimtogethertheyconstitutedharassment(Lewis:
2012).
(http://www.wired.com/2014/05/fightingonlineharassment/)
Curbing Online Abuse Isnt Impossible. Heres Where We Start | Game|Life | WIRED
(http://www.wired.com/2014/05/ghting-online-harassment/)Curbing Online Abuse Isnt
Impossible. Heres Where We Start | Game|Life | WIRED
(http://www.wired.com/2014/05/ghting-online-harassment/)Curbing Online Abuse Isnt
Impossible. Heres W... (http://www.wired.com/2014/05/ghting-online-harassment/)
Read on wired.com (http://www.wired.com/2014/05/ghting-online-harassment/)
Inmycase,IfoundahatearticlecomposedbyKinjauserIntheweedsthatwashighlydisturbing.Inthe
title,theRussianwomanandIarebrandedfor"whitesupremacy".Thearticlegoesontouse
sensationalismtotwistmywordsoutofcontext,claimingthatbecauseIcallonevictimofsexualassault
brave,itautomaticallymeansI'mcallingotheronescowards.Furthermore,itportraysthearticleasan
attackonwomenandpeopleofcolorhowever,ifyouactuallybothertoreadthearticle,youwillrealize
thereisabsolutelynosuchmaterial.Theclaimsarefalseandindirectconflictwiththeevidenceasseen
inthearticleitself.
Intheweed'spostinfersthatNomadiKatignoreshomophobia,whichisuntrueandasevidentinmypost
aboutLGBTrights(http://nomadikat.kinja.com/thewaronhugs1492962588).Thisbegsthequestion,
howdoesIntheweedsknowthatI'mnotapartoftheLGBTcommunitymyself?Intheweedsandother
cyberbullieslabeledmewithpainfulaccusationsofhomophobia,sexism,andracism.
The War on Hugs - LGBT in Latin America (http://nomadikat.kinja.com/the-war-on-hugs-
Someofthecriticismsmadetomyarticlewereabsolutelyvalid,andImadeappropriateeditsasseenin
thecurrentversionof"SteelBalls"onWordpress.Thisversionisasitwaswhenthearticlewasremoved
fromJezebel'sPowderRoomSaturdayafternoon.Yet,Igetthesensethatavastmajorityofuserswho
hoppedonthebandwagonhadn'tactuallytakenthetimetoreadthearticle.Theysimplyplayedinon
thesensationalismandrage.
ThemajorityofcommentsthatweremadewereNOTconstructivecriticism,nordidtheyevendiscussthe
materialcontainedwithin"SteelBalls".TheywereblatantattackscallingtheRussianwomanandI
"white","whitesupremacist","colonialist","racist",andotherhatefulremarksthatfeaturednosources,
nocitations,novaluewhatsoever.BrittanySpornhaurofTheSignalwrites,
Reverseracismcanbedefinedasatermthatdescribestheoutcomeofagroupofpeoplethat
trytoprotectaminoritygroupsoaggressivelythatitactuallyleadstohypocrisy(Spornhauer:
2011).
(http://nomadikat.kinja.com/thewaronhugs1492962588)
1492962588)The War on Hugs - LGBT in Latin America (http://nomadikat.kinja.com/the-
war-on-hugs-1492962588)The War on Hugs - LGBT in Latin America
(http://nomadikat.kinja.com/the-war-on-hugs-1492962588)
Read more (http://nomadikat.kinja.com/the-war-on-hugs-1492962588)
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TherewerequotesgoingaroundsupposedlywrittenbymethatIneverwrote.Membersofthisangry
mobdidnotbothertocheckthevalidityoftheirinformation.Falsequotationscanimpose
misrepresentation.Inresponsetothisfallacy,oneFacebookusercommented,"thecommentsectionsare
wherelogicandunderstandinggotodie."
Also,Iwasaccusedwithinthe"SteelBalls"commentsection(whichwereremovedwiththearticle)of
creatingburneraccountsinordertogivemyselfpraise.Theaccusationofcreatingmultipleonline
identitiesinordertoskewanaudience'sopinionhintsattheaccuser'sownpsychologicalprojection.I
believeeveryoneisentitledtoavoiceonevoiceandthepracticeofcreatingmultipleaccountsforthe
purposeofflamingothersisdefinitelyapracticethatshouldbetakenintoconsideration.Hessrefersto
theseindividualswhodothisas"silent'hunters'wholurkbehindthetweeting'hollerers'"(Hess:2014).
Inherarticle,"WhyWomenAren'tWelcomeontheInternet
(http://www.psmag.com/navigation/healthandbehavior/womenarentwelcomeinternet72170/)",
shegoesontoexplaintheimpactthisbehaviorhasonthewomenwhoaretargeted.
(http://www.psmag.com/navigation/healthandbehavior/womenarentwelcome
internet72170/)
The Next Civil Rights Issue: Why Women Aren't Welcome on the Internet
(http://www.psmag.com/navigation/health-and-behavior/women-arent-welcome-internet-
72170/)The Next Civil Rights Issue: Why Women Aren't Welcome on the Internet
(http://www.psmag.com/navigation/health-and-behavior/women-arent-welcome-internet-
72170/)The Next Civil Rights Issue: Why Women Aren't W...
(http://www.psmag.com/navigation/health-and-behavior/women-arent-welcome-internet-
72170/)
Womenwhoareharassedonlineareexpectedtoeithergetoverourselvesorfeelflatteredin
responsetothethreatsmadeagainstus.Wehavethechoicetokeepquietorrespond
"gleefully."Butnomatterhowhardweattempttoignoreit,thistypeofgenderedharassment
andthesheervolumeofithassevereimplicationsforwomen'sstatusontheInternet.Threats
ofrape,death,andstalkingcanoverpowerouremotionalbandwidth,takeupourtime,and
costusmoneythroughlegalfees,onlineprotectionservices,andmissedwages...AstheInternet
becomesincreasinglycentraltothehumanexperience,theabilityofwomentoliveandwork
freelyonlinewillbeshaped,andtoooftenlimited,bythetechnologycompaniesthathostthese
threats...andthepopularcommentatorswhodismissthem(Hess:2014).
Accordingtoothercommunitymonitorswhohavereviewedmycase,thesheervolumeofnegative
commentsappearingatsucharapidrateshouldhaveservedasaredflagthatsomethingwas
unbalanced.Thiscyberbullyingscenarioresembledwhatmanymoderatorsrefertoasa"brigade",andI
wonderwhatkindofmoderationwouldallowthiskindofabusiveonlinebehaviortoescalate.Inan
articleentitled"CyberHarassment:WhattheInternetCommunitycandotoStoptheTrolls"
(http://nomadikat.kinja.com/In%20an%20article%20entitled),JadeWalkerofTheHuffingtonPost
proclaims:
InternetprovidersandWebsiteadministratorsmustbemoreproactiveagainstthreatening
anddefamatoryspeech...Hiringmoderators,banninguserswhoabuseothers,blocking
anonymoususers(Walker:2013).
Read on psmag.com (http://www.psmag.com/navigation/health-and-behavior/women-arent-
welcome-internet-72170/)
Thereisawordforwrittenslanderanddefamation,andthatwordislibel.Thistermis
definedbythedictionaryas"apublishedfalsestatementthatisdamagingtoaperson'sreputationa
writtendefamation".Libel,bylaw,isentirelyillegal.Walkerof
(http://www.huffingtonpost.com/jadewalker/cyberharassmentwhatthe_b_3764868.html)The
HuffingtonPost(http://www.huffingtonpost.com/jadewalker/cyberharassmentwhatthe
_b_3764868.html)advises:
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(http://www.huffingtonpost.com/jadewalker/cyberharassmentwhatthe
_b_3764868.html)
Cyber-Harassment: What the Online Community Can Do to Stop the Trolls
(http://www.hufngtonpost.com/jade-walker/cyberharassment-what-the-
_b_3764868.html)Cyber-Harassment: What the Online Community Can Do to Stop the
Trolls (http://www.hufngtonpost.com/jade-walker/cyberharassment-what-the-
_b_3764868.html)Cyber-Harassment: What the Online Community Can...
(http://www.hufngtonpost.com/jade-walker/cyberharassment-what-the-_b_3764868.html)
Read on hufngtonpost.com (http://www.hufngtonpost.com/jade-walker/cyberharassment-what-
the-_b_3764868.html)
Freedomofspeechhasitslimits
(http://www.freedomforum.org/packages/first/curricula/educationforfreedom/supportpages
/L04LimitsFreedomSpeech.htm),andpeopleneedtolearnwhattheyare...Youdonothavea
constitutionalrighttotellliesthatdamageordefamethereputationofapersonor
organization(Walker:2013).
WhatIdidwaspresentastory,andI'llbethefirsttoadmitmystoriesareoftencontroversial.However,
whatIdidwasnotillegal.WhatIntheweedsandotherKinjausersdidwascriminal
behavior.Whyshould"SteelBalls"beremovedonaccountofthecriminalbehaviorofothers?Justhow
manysignaturesdoIneedonmypetitiontohavethe"WhiteSupremacy"postremovedandIntheweed's
authorshipbanned?HadleyFreemanofTheGuardian(http://www.huffingtonpost.com/jade
walker/cyberharassmentwhatthe_b_3764868.html)writes:
Itdoesn'tmatterifyouthinkyouarefightingthefeministcausebyrailingatnewspaper
columnistswhoyoubelieveareinsufficientlyfeminist,covertlyracist,blatantlytransphobicor
anythingelse.Abusingpeopleisnotagoodwaytogetanyonetoconsideryourcomplaints
seriously.AsHelenLewiswroteintheNewStatesman,"BeingadicktopeopleonTwitterisnot
activism"(Walker:2013).
***IFATTEMPTINGTOSKIPTOTHEBOTTOMOFTHISPOST,PLEASETAKETHETIMETOREAD
THEFOLLOWINGPARAGRAPH***
Before"SteelBalls"wasremovedbyJezebel'sPowderRoom,itwaspickedupand
sharedbyamajorhumanrightswebsite,ablograisingmoneyforreliefinPakistan,a
websitepromotingfeminisminRussia,andanotherblogforvictimsofdomesticabuse.
Howisitthathumanrightsprofessionalscouldfindthismaterialofvalue,whileahorde
ofangryanonymousinternetuserscouldhavethepowertoshutitdown?
Whoaretheytosaywhatthepublicshouldandshouldn'tread?Furthermore,whilemypreviousarticle
onchildabuseinIndiawascriticizedbythesesameanonymousinternetusersforbeinginsensitiveto
Indians,itwaspickedupandsharedbyanIndianculturalwebsiteonSikhismtoapositivereception.
Thisprovesthevalueofmyarticlestothosewhoaredirectlyinvolvedwiththeissues,andtheneedfor
thesearticlestobeleftuncensored.Note:Iamnotprovidingthelinkstothesehumanrightswebsites
lestitleadtothespreadofcriminalbehaviordirectedatproactivecauses.
It'sshockingthataforumassociatedwithJezebel,theforemostsourceoffeministnewsontheinternet,
wouldcavetoahatecampaignandcriminalbehaviortosilencethevoicesofwomen.Donotallhuman
beingsdeserveavoice?IsitassumedthatCaucasianwomendon'tneedvoicesbecause,sincethey're
"white",they'vealreadybeenspokenfor?
Duviaofferedaninspiringandempoweringtale.Istillattesttoherbraveryforspeakingoutabouther
experiences.Whatgooddoesitdotoshamethevictimsofsexualviolencebyrelatingtheideathattheir
storiesdon'tcountbecausetheyareofacertainrace?"SteelBalls"wasn'tmystoryitwasDuvia's.Can
youimaginehowhurtfulthismustbeforher?Duviawasfearfuloftellingherstoryatfirst,butshe
believeditwouldhelpotherstosharehervoice.Itmakesmesickthatherbiggestfearshavecometrue.
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Whatyoufailtounderstandisthattheuseofhatespeech,threatsandbullyingtoterrifyand
intimidatepeopleintosilenceorawayfromcertaintopicsisafarbiggerthreattofreespeech
thananylegalsanction.Imaginethisisnottheinternetbutapublicsquare.Onewomanstands
onasoapboxandexpressesanidea.Sheisinstantlysurroundedbyanarmyof5,000angry
peopleyellingtheworstkindofabuseatherinanattempttoshutherup.Yes,there'safree
speechissuethere.Butnottheoneyouthink(Lewis:2012).
UnwittinglysilencingDuvia,thehatecampaignerswillneversilenceme.Theyhavetriedeverythingto
censorme,eventriedtotie"SteelBalls"toacompletelyunrelated,satiricalhumorblog.Thecomedy
articlewaspostedtoadifferentforumbecausemyfriend'svideowaswellproduced,hilarious,and
somethingthatIwantedtoshare.ThecomedyblogwasexactlythatCOMEDY.Itmadefunof
meandpeopleofmyownraceinwaythatwasentirelyhumorousandsatirical.Therewasabsolutely
NOTHINGinitthatputdownpeopleofcolororotherraces,andifyouactuallywatchthe
video,Iguaranteethatyou'lllaughatonepointoranother.
Infact,Ihaveneveroncereferredtoindividualsofotherracesusinganykindofhatefulderogatory
termsinmywriting.Notever.Onceagain,Ithinkthisisacaseofusersnotreadingand
reviewingtheactualmaterial,andjustskippingtothecommentsectionstoventontheir
preconceivednotions.
Whenpushcomestoshove,thistieinonlydemonstratesmoresexismasreflectedbythefactthat
comedyisanotherarenawherewomenarepronetodiscrimination.FortheJohnHopkinsUniversity
Press,AuthorKristenAndersonWagnerwrites:
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In1901Harper'sBazaaraskedthequestion,"HaveWomenaSenseofHumor?"(Coquelin67).
Morethanonehundredyearslater,VanityFairpublishedanarticleexplaining"WhyWomen
Aren'tFunny"(Hitchens54).Thesearticlesarepartofalargerdebateaboutwomen'scapacity
toengageinandappreciatehumorthathasexistedformanyyearsandrepresenttracesofa
longstandingprejudiceinAmericancultureagainstwomenperformingcomedy,aprejudice
thathasaffectedwomen'scomicexpressionineveryformandforum...Countlesswritersand
criticshavearguedthatfemininityandasenseofhumoraremutuallyexclusiveandthat
women's"natural"inclinationtowardemotionandsensitivityhasleftthemincapableof
possessingaqualityhumor...Women,theargumentgoes,arefartoorefinedanddelicateto
befunny.TheTrueWoman...wasknownforhermorality,passivity,andspirituality,notfor
herabilitytotellajoke(Wagner:2011).
Jezebel'sownLindyWest(http://www.lindywest.kinja.com/)foundherselfthetargetofahate
campaignaftershepostedanarticleaboutmisogynyincomedy.Theincidentshowedcharacteristicsof
cyberbullying.Insteadofofferingappropriateinsightsandhealthyperspectives,afloodofcomments
shunnedLindyWestforexpressingherselfinanonlineforum.RoseSurnowpondersthiscircumstance
inthewomen'smagazineCosmopolitan:
Thecomedyworld,andlet'sjustsayit,theworldatlarge,isstillstronglyantiwoman.Allyou
havetodoisdefendrapevictimstogetatinyflavorofhowhostilemen[canbe]toempowered
women.WhydopeoplecallHillaryClintonaballbusterandab*tch?WhywasSarahJessica
Parkervoted"TheUnsexiestWomanintheWorld"byMaximMagazine?Whydopeoplerip
intoLenaDunhamfornotlookinglikeastarvedgiraffe?Awomanwhodoesn'tacttheway
she'ssupposedtoquiet,subservient,agreeableisconsideredanenemy(Surnow:2014).
Asmystorywent,Itookthecomedyblogdown.Whileitwassupposedtobefunny,itdidn'tquitefitwith
theNomadiKatbrand,whichfocusesontravelandculturalexperiencesabroad.I'mnotashamedofit,
andsupportotherartistsintheircreativeventures.Thereby,I'mrepostingthismusicvideo.
NotonlyamItravelerandahumanrightsactivist,butI'matotalsuckerforcomedy.Apatronof
Chicago'sSecondCity,I'minvolvedwithmycity'slocalimprovescene.I'mabigfanof"offensive"
comediansDaveChappelle,SashaBaronCohen,SarahSilverman(awoman,ohmy!),andofcoursethe
comedicalmightyknownasGeorgeCarlin.Noteveryoneisafanofthesecomedians,butwiththe
myriadofpersonalitiesonthisplanet,noteveryoneisexpectedtoenjoythesamehumor.Asthelate
GeorgeCarlinoncesaid,
Ithinkit'sthedutyofthecomediantofindoutwherethelineisdrawnandcrossitdeliberately
(Carlin:ND).
Alotofthiscomedicinfluenceemergesinmywriting(andgifs),andI'vebeentoldthatwhatmyfans
lovemostaboutitthatandthefactthatIdon'tsugarcoatrealissues.Ienjoysatiricallycontroversial
televisionshowslikeTheSimpsonsandSouthPark.Ifyoudon'tlikewatchingSouthPark,thenturnoff
thetelevision.Don'tpetitiontohaveitremovedfromthestation(prettysureIrecallthisactually
happening).
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Thisiscalledcensorship,andit'sahugestepbackwardsinaprogressivesociety.I've
witnessedcensorshipinactionthroughIndonesia'santipornographylaws
(http://www.thenational.ae/news/world/asiapacific/ministersbidtobanminiskirtsusinganti
pornographylawangersindonesianwomen),whichonlyendupprovidingloopholesformisogynyand
arehugelydetrimentaltowomen'sliberation.Ifauserdoesn'tlikethecontentofmyarticles,theysimply
shouldn'tclickonthelinks.I'llsayitagain:ifyoudon'tlikemystuff,thendon'tfuckingreadit.It'snot
acceptabletodenyinformationtothosewhoareabletoappreciatethemessagesastheywereoriginally
intended.
(http://www.thenational.ae/news/world/asiapacific/ministersbidtoban
miniskirtsusingantipornographylawangersindonesianwomen)
Minister's bid to ban miniskirts using anti-pornography law angers Indonesian women |
The National (http://www.thenational.ae/news/world/asia-pacic/ministers-bid-to-ban-
miniskirts-using-anti-pornography-law-angers-indonesian-women)Minister's bid to ban
miniskirts using anti-pornography law angers Indonesian women | The National
(http://www.thenational.ae/news/world/asia-pacic/ministers-bid-to-ban-miniskirts-using-
anti-pornography-law-angers-indonesian-women)Minister's bid to ban miniskirts using anti-
por... (http://www.thenational.ae/news/world/asia-pacic/ministers-bid-to-ban-miniskirts-
using-anti-pornography-law-angers-indonesian-women)
Read on thenational.ae (http://www.thenational.ae/news/world/asia-pacic/ministers-bid-to-ban-
miniskirts-using-anti-pornography-law-angers-indonesian-women)
IstandbehindeverywordIhavewritten,andsupportmyideaswithresearchandcitations.Itisthis
pridethatgivesmetheconfidencetosignmyactualreallifenameatthebottomofeveryarticle.It'sa
passionforliteratureandexpressionsharedbymanyjournalists,includingJillFilipovic
(http://talkingpointsmemo.com/cafe/letsberealonlineharassmentisntvirtualforwomen),who
wasalsoatargetofonlineharassment.Filipovic'scaseincludedanentireUniversitymessageboard
threaddedicatedtographicmethodsofrapingher.
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(http://talkingpointsmemo.com/cafe/letsberealonlineharassmentisntvirtual
forwomen)
Lets Be Real: Online Harassment Isnt Virtual For Women
(http://talkingpointsmemo.com/cafe/let-s-be-real-online-harassment-isn-t-virtual-for-
women)Lets Be Real: Online Harassment Isnt Virtual For Women
(http://talkingpointsmemo.com/cafe/let-s-be-real-online-harassment-isn-t-virtual-for-
women)Lets Be Real: Online Harassment Isnt Virtual...
(http://talkingpointsmemo.com/cafe/let-s-be-real-online-harassment-isn-t-virtual-for-women)
WewanttobelievethattheInternetisdifferentfrom"reallife,"that"virtualreality"isa
separatespherefromrealityreality.Butincreasingly,virtualspaceisjustas"real"aslifeoffof
thecomputer...Ifwe'rewriters,weresearch,publishandpromoteourworkonline.Myofficeis
acornerofmyapartment,andmylaptopismyportalintomyprofessionalworld(Filipovic:
2014).
Professionalstakeresponsibilityfortheirwork.Theydon'thidebehindtheanonymityofinternethandles
sothattheycanparticipateincriminalbehaviorwithoutfearofprosecution.Anonymoussourcescan
lackcredibility.AsexplainedbyUniversityofMarylandsocialmediasociologistNathanJurgenson:
Abuserstendtooperateanonymously,orunderpseudonyms.Butthewomentheytargetoften
writeonprofessionalplatforms,undertheirgivennames,andinthecontextoftheirreal
lives...Whenitcomestoonlinethreats,"onepersonisfeelingtherealityoftheInternetvery
viscerally...It'saloteasierforthepersonwhomadethethreat"(Hess:2014).
Idon'tbelievethisisabattleofmenvs.women,becausewomencandishoutabusejustaswell.The
aspectofanonymitymakesitdifficulttopinpointthesourcesofhatethatareincreasinglypresentinthe
onlinesphere.Itallowstheculpritstohidetheiridentities,thusavoidingresponsibilityfortheirwords
andactions.Thisishowinternetharassmentdiffersfromthatwhichoccursinreallifescenarios,while
Read on talkingpointsmemo.com (http://talkingpointsmemo.com/cafe/let-s-be-real-online-
harassment-isn-t-virtual-for-women)
(http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2014/01/17/harassmentofwomenis
nothingnewtheinternetjustmakesiteasier.html)
Harassment Of Women Is Nothing NewThe Internet Just Makes It Easier
(http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2014/01/17/harassment-of-women-is-nothing-new-
the-internet-just-makes-it-easier.html)Harassment Of Women Is Nothing NewThe
Internet Just Makes It Easier (http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2014/01/17/harassment-
of-women-is-nothing-new-the-internet-just-makes-it-easier.html)Harassment Of Women Is
Nothing NewThe Internet...
(http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2014/01/17/harassment-of-women-is-nothing-new-
the-internet-just-makes-it-easier.html)
Read on thedailybeast.com (http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2014/01/17/harassment-of-
women-is-nothing-new-the-internet-just-makes-it-easier.html)
therehavebeencountlessreportsofantagonistscrossingdigitalpartitions.Theinternetgivescriminalsa
runningheadstart,theimmoralhighground,andservesasarealdisadvantagetothosewhostandas
themselvesorprofessionals.
I'msorryforwhoeverhurttheseuserssobadlythatitwouldmaketheminstantlyhateindividualsofmy
genderandrace,drivingthemtolashoutwithabusivebehavior.Isympathizewithwhatever
discriminationthey'veendured.Yet,IwillNOTtakeresponsibilitythemaliciousactionsofothersIwon't
beresponsibleforwhatIdidnotdo.Iamawoman.Idoknowthemeaningofdiscrimination,perhaps
notonthesamescale,butIbelieveitisfutiletofightracismwithmoreracism.Justlikewhy,asa
feminist,Iratherrefertomyselfasahumanist.Idon'tthinktheanswertotheobjectificationofwomen
istoobjectifymen,andIdon'tthinktheanswertothediscriminationofsomeracesistodiscriminate
againstothersbasedonhateanddistrust.AsoneRedditorcommented,"anaccusationofracismisa
weaponweusetoshameandcensorpeoplewithviewswedislike"(Nebris:2014).
ThearticlewrittenbyIntheweedsstatedthatNomadiKat's"wholeexistencesaysfeminismdoesn'tcare
aboutPOC'sproblems"withoutpropercitationtosupportthisclaim.Asfarasthefeministmovement
goes,Iunderstandthereisahistorywherewomenofcolorhavefeltexcluded.Thishistorycanbepartof
thepast.Wecancreateabetterfuturebyreachingouttooneanotherandunitinginthepresent.Itis
crucialthatweallstandtogetherwomenandmenofallethnicbackgroundsforthesakeofequal
humanrightsforeveryindividualinallglobalsocieties.
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Thedictionarydefinitionofthetermhumanrightsis"thebasicrightsandfreedomstowhichallhumans
areentitled,oftenheldtoincludetherighttolifeandliberty,freedomofthoughtandexpression,and
equalitybeforethelaw"(Farlex:2014).TheorganizationknownasUnitedforHumanRightsstates:
Humanrightsarebasedontheprincipleofrespectfortheindividual.Theirfundamental
assumptionisthateachpersonisamoralandrationalbeingwhodeservestobetreatedwith
dignity...Humanrightsaretherightstowhicheveryoneisentitlednomatterwhotheyare
orwheretheylivesimplybecausetheyarealive...Theymeanchoiceandopportunity.They
meanthefreedomtoobtainajob,adoptacareer,selectapartnerofone'schoiceand
raisechildren.Theyincludetherighttotravelwidelyandtherighttoworkgainfully
withoutharassment,abuseandthreat(UnitedforHumanRights:2014).
Thereby,whenanonymousinternetabusersharassandthreatenotherindividualsonline,there'snoneed
tospecifytherecipient'srace,faith,orgender.BasedonUnitedforHumanRight'sdefinition,itcanall
beinterpretedasperpetuatingworldwideviolationsofhumanrights.Women,andallindividuals,
deserverespect.Allviolations,fromminortosevere,shouldbetakenseriouslyinthepathtowardsglobal
progress.Perhapsthereisasolutiontodiscriminationinsight.
INA2009PAPERintheBostonUniversityLawReview
(http://www.bu.edu/bulawreview/)...arguedthatonlineabuseconstitutes"discriminationin
women'semploymentopportunities"...TitleVIIoftheCivilRightsActof1964,whichoutlawed
discriminationbasedonrace,religion,orgender,wasswiftlyappliedtomembersoftheKu
KluxKlan,whohidbehindhoodstoharassandintimidateblackLouisianansfromvotingand
pursuingwork.Anonymousonlineharassment...similarlydiscourageswomenfrom"writing
andearningalivingonline...Itinterfereswiththeirprofessionallives...Itbrandsthemas
incompetentworkersandinferiorsexualobjects"(Hess:2013).
InanarticlepublishedbyForbesMagazine
(http://www.forbes.com/sites/tomwatson/2014/01/20/stiflingwomensonlinespeechwithsexual
harassmentwhyitmatterstosocialchangemovements/),authorTomWatsonreportsonthetrendin
abusiveInternetbehaviordirectedatwomen(andthisbehaviorisdefinitelytrendingnotemanyof
thesesourceswerepublishedrecently).Watsondescribeshowtheincreasingattacksonthevoicesand
professionalismofwomenonlinethreatensthefutureofsocietyasawhole.
Genderbashing,viciousattacksonfemalevoices,effortstostiflewomen'sintellectualandsocial
agency.Ranksexism.Misogyny...I'vebeenconsideringitsramificationsmorerecentlyinthe
contextofsocialenterprise...theriseoftheopenInternetandthedigitalpubliccommons
hasparalleledtheexplosioninsocialenterprise...averylargepercentageofyoungpeople
pursuingsocialchangecareersarewomen.Yettimeandagain,theyfaceawellpoisonedby
sexismorworse:threatsofsexualviolence,stalking,hatespeech...Theentiresocialsector
dominatedasitisbyfemaleworkersshouldbedeeplyconcernedaboutharassment...The
extensionofthatmisogynyintoaspacewheresomanyprofessionallivesarenowbasedcan
indeedhaveachillingeffectonfullparticipation...Thiscannotstand.Toomuchisatstake.
Participationfreeofharassmentandthethreatofsexualviolenceiscrucialtointegratedsocial
changemovementsinwhichwomenfeeltheycanparticipateandlead(Watson:2014).
Listento"WomenandInternetHarassment(http://onpoint.wbur.org/2014/01/15/womeninternet
harassmentsafety)"NPR'sOnPointwithTomAshbrook
(http://www.forbes.com/sites/tomwatson/2014/01/20/stiflingwomensonline
speechwithsexualharassmentwhyitmatterstosocialchangemovements/)
Stiing Women's Online Speech With Sexual Harassment: Why It Matters To Social Change
Movements (http://www.forbes.com/sites/tomwatson/2014/01/20/stiing-womens-online-
speech-with-sexual-harassment-why-it-matters-to-social-change-movements/)Stiing
Women's Online Speech With Sexual Harassment: Why It Matters To Social Change
Movements (http://www.forbes.com/sites/tomwatson/2014/01/20/stiing-womens-online-
speech-with-sexual-harassment-why-it-matters-to-social-change-movements/)Stiing
Women's Online Speech With Sexual Hara...
(http://www.forbes.com/sites/tomwatson/2014/01/20/stiing-womens-online-speech-with-
sexual-harassment-why-it-matters-to-social-change-movements/)
Read on forbes.com (http://www.forbes.com/sites/tomwatson/2014/01/20/stiing-womens-online-
speech-with-sexual-harassment-why-it-matters-to-social-change-movements/)
(http://onpoint.wbur.org/2014/01/15/womeninternetharassmentsafety)
Women And Internet Harassment (http://onpoint.wbur.org/2014/01/15/women-internet-
harassment-safety)Women And Internet Harassment
(http://onpoint.wbur.org/2014/01/15/women-internet-harassment-safety)Women And
Internet Harassment (http://onpoint.wbur.org/2014/01/15/women-internet-harassment-
safety)
Read on onpoint.wbur.org (http://onpoint.wbur.org/2014/01/15/women-internet-harassment-safety)
It'scrucialtoassessadiversityofopinions,whilebeingwaryofcriticismthat'sneitherconstructivenor
credible.Takethetimetoreviewmultiplesourcesanddecideforyourselfbeforepassingjudgement.I
implorereaderstoconsiderallinformationinorderformtotheirowneducatedopinions.Accordingto
MalaysianbornRichardLee,whowroteanarticleentitled"WhenYelling'Racist'ActuallyMeans'Shut
UpHeretic!'",
Whenmyopponentattachesalabeltometoaccusemeofsomeformofdiscrimination,my
argumentisimmediatelyinvalid."Racist","sexist",or"denier",theyactuallymean"shutup,I
winbecauseyouareanevilheretic."Itisfallaciousandadhominem...Myopponentdoesn't
actuallyhavetolistentoorrefutemyargumenttheycanmishearandcaricaturemy
argumentandpoints...Ratherthanusingfacts,reasonandmutualrespecttoprovedifference,
anyonewhodisagreesisanenemywhomustbedestroyed...Theyarenotinterestedin
knowledge,butzealotsonacrusadeagainsttheirenemies....Theyaretheenemiesof
compromise,andofreason.Theydonothavetoimplementtheirpoliciessotheycanproselytize
theoryfromthesidelines(Lee:2014).
Icouldcarelessaboutthosewhodon'tdothereadingorfindittoohardtothinkforthemselves.Icare
evenlessaboutthosewhomisuseandabusetheinternet,threateningthesanctityoffreespeechand
globalcommunication.They'renotmytargetaudience.Iwriteabouttravelandculturalobservations,
andIencourageotherstodothesame.Considertheimpactofthenewtravelersinspiredandthe
awarenessthat'sgeneratedforhumanrights.PolishsociologistZygmuntBaumandescribeshowthe
internetsharesmanyofthesameprejudicesastravel.
Baumandrawsadistinctionbetween"tourists"and"vagabonds"inthemoderneconomy.
Privilegedtouristsmoveabouttheworld"onpurpose,"toseek"newexperience"as"thejoysof
thefamiliarwearoff."Disempoweredvagabondsrelocatebecausetheyhaveto,pushedand
pulledthroughmeanstreetswheretheycouldneverhopetosettledown.OntheInternet,men
aretouristsandwomenarevagabonds(Hess:2014).
Nooneappreciatesbeingthetargetofcriminalbehaviorandbrandedbymindsetstheydonotcondone.
Furthermore,IamdisappointedthatJezebel'sPowderRoomwouldlackthemoderationtosuppress
lawlessbehavior,attheexpenseofcensoringwomenandshamingavictimofsexualassault.IurgeKinja
userstoreconsidertheboundariesofcensorship.Isuggesttheyweightheimpactofwhatfosteringa
discussiononhumanrightsgivestosocietyoverthebacklashfromthosewhopracticehateand
misogyny.
KatVallera(http://www.facebook.com/nomadikattravel)NomadiKatTravelMedia
(http://www.nomadikat.com/)
Movingforward:Foranyonewhohaseverworkedintheserviceindustry,weknowthatangrycustomers
areneverhesitanttocomplainaboutthesmallestdetails.Thosewhoenjoythemselvestendtoleave
silently,andsorarelydoindividualsleavepositivefeedback.LikeWalkerofTheHuffingtonPost
suggests,
(http://www.facebook.com/nomadikattravel)
Nomadikat Travel Media (http://www.facebook.com/nomadikattravel)Nomadikat Travel
Media (http://www.facebook.com/nomadikattravel)Nomadikat Travel Media
(http://www.facebook.com/nomadikattravel)
Read on facebook.com (http://www.facebook.com/nomadikattravel)
Ifyounoticethattrollsareattackingsomeoneelse,don'tignoretheproblem.Standupforthe
victimandmakeitclearthatsuchcrueltyisnotacceptableunderanycircumstances...the
Internetcommunitymustdiscussthisissue,andcreateclearandhelpfulguidelinesforvictims
ofonlineabuse(Walker:2013).
Nowthatyou'refinished,IrecommendyouwatchSouthPark's"MysteryoftheUrinalDeuce
(http://www.southparkstudios.com/fullepisodes/s10e09mysteryoftheurinaldeuce)"tounderstand
howsensationalismcanleadtomisinformation.Also,youbetterbelievethatI'mgoingtokeepwriting.
ThefactthathatersarethreatenedmeansI'mmakingwavesandit'sfuelforthefire.Thistheoryis
evidentinthecaseofAnitaSarkeesian,whoendedupraising25xheroriginalgoal.Ifyoudon'tlikeit,
don'tclickit.It'sjustthatsimple!
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(http://www.southparkstudios.com/fullepisodes/s10e09mysteryoftheurinal
deuce)
Mystery of the Urinal Deuce (Season 10, Episode 9) - Full Episode Player
(http://www.southparkstudios.com/full-episodes/s10e09-mystery-of-the-urinal-
Ashbrook,Tom."WomenAndInternetHarassment."OnPoint.WBUR.90.9,Boston,Massachusettes,15
Jan.2014.Radio.
Carlin,George."101GreatestGeorgeCarlinQuotes."JamesAquilone.Wordpress,n.d.Web.13May2014.
<http://jamesaquilone.com/101greatestg...(http://jamesaquilone.com/101greatestgeorgecarlin
quotes%3E%3C/a%3E.)
Chappelle,Dave."ThePlayerHatersBall."Chappelle'sShow.19Mar.2003.Television.
Filipovic,Jill."Let'sBeReal:OnlineHarassmentIsn't'Virtual'ForWomen."TalkingPointsMemo.TPM
MediaLLC,10Jan.2014.Web.22May2014.<http://talkingpointsmemo.com/cafe/letsbe...
(http://talkingpointsmemo.com/cafe/letsberealonlineharassmentisntvirtualforwomen)>.
Hess,Amanda."TheNextCivilRightsIssue:WhyWomenAren'tWelcomeontheInternet."Pacific
Standard.6Jan.2014.Web.20May2014.<http://www.psmag.com/navigation/hea...
(http://www.psmag.com/navigation/healthandbehavior/womenarentwelcomeinternet
72170%3E%3C/a%3E.)
Hudson,Laura."CurbingOnlineAbuseIsn'tImpossible.Here'sWhereWeStart|Game|Life|WIRED."
Wired.com.CondeNastDigital,13May2014.Web.21May2014.
<http://www.wired.com/2014/05/fighti...(http://www.wired.com/2014/05/fightingonline
harassment%3E%3C/a%3E.)
"Human+rights."TheFreeDictionary.Farlex,n.d.Web.20May2014.
<http://www.thefreedictionary.com/human+rights
(http://www.thefreedictionary.com/human+rights)>.
Lee,Richard."WhenYelling"Racist"ActuallyMeans"ShutUpHeretic!""ControversialNews
ControversialCurrentEventsIntentious.Intentious,10Apr.2014.Web.13May2014.<
http://www.intentious.com/2014/04/10/yel...(http://www.intentious.com/2014/04/10/yellingracist
actuallymeansshutheretic%3E%3C/a%3E.)
deuce)Mystery of the Urinal Deuce (Season 10, Episode 9) - Full Episode Player
(http://www.southparkstudios.com/full-episodes/s10e09-mystery-of-the-urinal-
deuce)Mystery of the Urinal Deuce (Season 10, Episode...
(http://www.southparkstudios.com/full-episodes/s10e09-mystery-of-the-urinal-deuce)
Read on southparkstudios.com (http://www.southparkstudios.com/full-episodes/s10e09-mystery-
of-the-urinal-deuce)
Lewis,Helen."NewStatesman."NewStatesman.6July2012.Web.20May2014.
<http://www.newstatesman.com/blogs/internet...
(http://www.newstatesman.com/blogs/internet/2012/07/whatonlineharassmentlooks)>.
Marks,Kathy."Minister'sBidtoBanMiniskirtsUsingAntipornographyLawAngersIndonesian
Women|TheNational."Minister'sBidtoBanMiniskirtsUsingAntipornographyLawAngers
IndonesianWomen|TheNational.TheNational,23Apr.2012.Web.21May2014.
<http://www.thenational.ae/news/world/asi...(http://www.thenational.ae/news/world/asia
pacific/ministersbidtobanminiskirtsusingantipornographylawangersindonesianwomen)>.
"Nebris""R/changemyview."Reddit.RedditInc.,Feb.2014.Web.13May2014.
<http://www.reddit.com/r/changemyview...
(http://www.reddit.com/r/changemyview/comments/1w5q7q/i_believe_racism_towards_white_people
_does_exist%3E%3C/a%3E.)
Parker,Trey."MysteryoftheUrinalDeuce."SouthPark.ComedyCentral.11Oct.2006.Television.
Spornhauer,Brittany."RacismIsAbsurdbutReverseRacismIsOk?"TheSignal.GeorgiaState
University,14Nov.2011.Web.13May2014.<http://www.gsusignal.com/opinions/racis...
(http://www.gsusignal.com/opinions/racismisabsurdbutreverseracismisok1.2671229%3E.)
Surnow,Rose."WhataFemale,FeministFormerComicMakesoftheLindyWestRapeJoke
Controversy."Cosmopolitan.HearstCommunications.Web.21May2014.
<http://www.cosmopolitan.com/advice/workmo...(http://www.cosmopolitan.com/advice/work
money/lindywestbulliedforhavinganopiniononrape%3E.)
Swartzwelder,John."ItchyandScratchyandMarge."TheSimpsons.TwentiethCenturyFox.20Dec.
1990.Television.
"WhatAreHumanRights?"WhatAreHumanRights?UnitedforHumanRights,n.d.Web.20May
2014.<http://www.humanrights.com/whatarehuman...(http://www.humanrights.com/whatare
humanrights.html)>.
Wagner,KristenA.""HaveWomenaSenseofHumor?""ProjectMUSE.JohnHopkinsUniversityPress,
Fall2011.Web.20May2014.<http://muse.jhu.edu/journals/the_v...
(http://muse.jhu.edu/journals/the_velvet_light_trap/summary/v068/68.wagner.html)>.
Walker,Jade."CyberHarassment:WhattheOnlineCommunityCanDotoStoptheTrolls."The
HuffingtonPost.TheHuffingtonPost.com,15Aug.2013.Web.20May2014.
<http://www.huffingtonpost.com/jadewalker/cy...(http://www.huffingtonpost.com/jade
walker/cyberharassmentwhatthe_b_3764868.html)>.
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Watson,Tom."StiflingWomen'sOnlineSpeechWithSexualHarassment:WhyItMattersToSocial
ChangeMovements."Forbes.ForbesMagazine,20Jan.2014.Web.21May2014.
<http://www.forbes.com/sites/tomwatso...
(http://www.forbes.com/sites/tomwatson/2014/01/20/stiflingwomensonlinespeechwithsexual
harassmentwhyitmatterstosocialchangemovements%3E%3C/a%3E.)
Whedon,Joss."Hush."BuffytheVampireSlayer.WarnerBrothers.California,14Dec.1999.Television.
VideocourtesyFeministFrequency
VideocourtesyofMikeParrish
Update:Ilistentoandappreciateconstructivecriticism,whichishelpfulinimprovingthecraftof
writing.Appropriaterevisionsweremadeto"SteelBalls"thedayof5/10/2014,beforeitwasremoved
fromJPR.TheWordpressversionisexactlyhowitwaswhenitwasremoved(withtheexceptionofa
typofromoneoftheblockquotes).
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UnfortunatelyImissedtheoriginalposting,butIreadthewordpressarticle,andIdon'tseewhyitisthat
terrible.Ok,Iwillgrantyouthatthewritingisnotfantastic.Itismissingsomething,thedescriptionof
thesubject'sresponsesthatwouldhavebroughtahumanizingqualitytothepiece.However,sincethere
wasalmostnothingasidefromdirectquotes,itisnotappropriatetoattributeyourfeelingsaboutthe
subjecttotheinterviewer.WhenBarbaraWaltersinterviewedFidelCastro,wedidn'tstartcallinghera
communist.Youcan'tchangeaperson'smemories,andtheydon'toccurinavacuum.Thissubjecthada
message,andthewritercommunicatedit.Anyattempttosilencethisisnotfreespeech.Now,Idon't
knowthepolicies,youmaynotofferfreespeechhere.
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Thedifferenceis,thecriticismofthispiecewasn'tdirectedatthesubject,itwasdirectedatherasthe
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Areyou...sayingthatwe'recallingherarapistorcriticizingherbecausesheinterviewedsomeoneabout
rape?That'swhateveryone'sobjectionsare?Areyoufuckingkiddingme?Noonehascriticizedthepiece
becausethesubjectmatterisdifficultevidentlyyoudon'treadeitheroftheseforumsifyouthinkthisis
thefirst/only/mostdetailed/mostemotionaltimethisandotherdifficulttopicshavebeenhandled.
Pleaselookupwhat"freespeech"actuallymeans.Noone'srightshavebeenviolated.JesusChrist.
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Sheediteditheavily.ThearticleonwordpressisnotthesamearticlethatwasonPowderRoom.
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Nooo.We'reattributingourfeelingsabouttheinterviewertotheinterviewer.
FreespeechonlymeanstheGovernmentcan'tshutyoudown.Itsayssodallaboutanyoneelse.Your
(generalyour,notspecificyour)righttofreespeechendswheneveryonegetssickofhearingit.
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AsamoderatorhereIcanopenlyconfirmthere'snofreespeechonthisprivatelyownedandactively
moderatedforum.Wearenotthegovernmentandthustherehavebeennoviolationsonfreespeech.
Sometimeswritersarenolongerpostedherewhencontentisreviewed.That'snotcensorship.Claiming
otherwiseisbeyondsillyanddisrespectfuloffreespeech(whichisneverfreedomfromconsequence).
AndthearticleonWPisnotthearticlethatwasnixedbutaheavilyeditedversion.Noonecensored
anyoneandthat'saseriouscharge.
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Iwouldaddtoothersdissentherethattheangerintherecentcriticismwasnotonlyduetothisone
article(whichithasbeenpointedout,washeavilyedited).Thisauthorhasrepeatedlyoveracourseof
monthsandmonthsputoutarticleswhichhaveconsistentlyoffendedpeopleandpeoplehavekindly
andcalmlywrittenlongcommentsexplainingconceptstoher.Onecouldbaseacourseonracerelations
aroundtheamountofknowledgeimpartedinthecommentsofherarticlesoverthecourseofthesemany
months.Thatonearticlewasthelaststraw,notnearlythebeginningofthis.
Atsomepoint,peoplegotveryangrythatwewerenotbeinglistenedtoandrepeatedlyinjuredbythis
author.Nowthatpeopleareangry,it'sall"OMGTHEANGRYPOCBULLYMOB!".Yeah,peoplegot
angry.Theauthorisnotlisteningoreventryingtolisten.Soyousee,nowthedissentershavebeen
turnedintotheangryminoritystereotypes.Againaftermonthsofcalmlyandkindlyexplaining.
Alargeportionofthisarticleisabouthowwe(ostensiblyPOC)arebeing'reverseracist'towardsher.It
goestoshowhermindsetaboutPOCthatsheimmediatelyassumesalltheracismaccusationsare
comingfromthoseracistagainstwhitesPOC.Thetruthis,manyofthepeoplewhoareagainstherat
thispointareactuallywhitethemselves.
ButIcan'tbelieveweareevenhavingthisconversationafterthemanyparagraphsintheabovearticle
tryingtoarguethatreverseracismisathing.Ifyoucan'tseewhatthoughtprocesseswearedealingwith
inthisauthorswriting,Ijustdon'tknowwhattosay.
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Jezabelisclearlynotasfemalefriendlyastheywouldhaveyouthink.Clearly,youwantfeedback,butto
havethearticleremoved?Jezabelneedstogrowsomeballsofsteel!Itisimportantthatyourarticlebe
outthere,thatyourvoicebeheard,asyouspeakforthosewhocannotspeakforthemselves.Thefactthat
Jezabelkowtowedtothehatersouttheretellsmethatmaybetheyarenottheforumthattheythinkthey
are!!!BANNED????IsayGoodRiddance.Women,beingthemostunderutilized,underappreciated,
undervaluedresourceintheworld,havetowaitformentocatchup.OOOPS!That'snevergoingto
happen.
Socontinuetobethevoice!BetheBeacon!Justbecauseweareharassedonline(women),doesn'tmean
wewillgoaway.IcanseethatHatersaregoingtocontinuetofuelyourfire,andyouwilljustburn
brighter.
Bottomline...SometimesyouhavetosayFuckYouandmoveon!Keepupthegreatwork,andthankyou!
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A)Nomadikat,you'renotfoolinganyonehere.
B)Jezebeldidn'tremoveanything.PowderRoom,whichisoperatedandrunbySlayBelle,removedyour
article.BlamingJezebelisequivalenttoblamingthemainsiteforsomethingyoureadonGroupthink
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IsthisreallyNomadikatusingmultipleusernamesfromthesameIPtocreatemythical
'support/solidarity'forherargument,totrytoframeherselfasavictimevenfurther?Ifso,Isensethe
loserinthisone.Strongly.
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dormouse (http://dormouse.kinja.com/) NomadiKat
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"Likeallotherhistoricaldocuments,travelaccountsarehighlyproblematicsourcesofinformation.There
arenumerousreasonswhyitisimpossibletoacceptthetestimonyoftravelaccountsatfacevalue.
Sometimesauthorsoftravelaccountsdidnotnotice,orwerenotabletonotice,orperhapswerenoteven
permittedtonoticecertainaspectsofthesocietiestheyvisited.Sometimestheyweresloppyordidnot
takethetroubletoinvestigatecarefullythesocietiestheyvisited.Sometimestheyfeltsuchadeep
commitmenttotheirownsocietiesthattheytendentiouslymisinterpretedormisrepresentedthelands
theyvisited.Occasionallytheytookastheirprincipalinterestthecritiqueoftheirownsocieties,sothey
exaggeratedthevirtuesofthelandstheyvisited.Tosomegreaterorlesserextent,alltravelaccounts
reflectthebiases,prejudices,andinterestsoftheirauthors."JerryBentley,"TravelNarratives"
(http://chnm.gmu.edu/worldhistorysources/unpacking/travelguide.pdf)
"Thestudyofcontemporarytravelnarrativesprovidesvaluableinsightsintothecurrentexistenceof
imperialistdiscourse.Becausethegenreoftravelwritingevolvedfromacolonialcontext,itiscruicialnot
to'depoliticise'travelwritingbyreadingit'outsidethecolonialspace'(Chebwera8).Whileitmightseem
deterministictosuggest,inthemannerofFoucaultthat'wearebutbearersofourdiscourses'(qtd.in
Porter11),thischaptercontendsthat,toasignificantdegree,thetravelwritinggenreconfinesand
prescribesthenarrativesof[femaletravelwriters]KateKarkoandCatherineOddie.Karkoproducesa
moreselfconsciouslysensitivenarrativefigure,yetIarguethatshecannotoutswimtheimperialcurrent
ofthetravelwritinggenre."CorrineFowler,"TheProblemofNarrativeAuthority:CatherineOddieand
KateKarko"
"Thinkofitthisway:travelwritersmustgosomewhereelseandmeetstrangepeoplefortheirworktobe
considered'travelwriting'inthefirstplace.Thepointofthisbookhasbeentoshowhowcontemporary
travelwritingrevealsaparticularlychallengingformationofthestrugglebetweencolonialismand
cosmopolitanvisions:allproductionsofdifferenceinthegenreeventhemostcosmopolitancannot
escapetheregulatingforceoftheEmpire....Mypointisthatwhilecontemporarytravelwritingclaims
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Itdoestometoo.Classy!
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tohavemovedawayfromtheauthorityoftheEmpireindeed,manyauthors'trytoactinkeepingwith
thepresentageofagreatertolerance'weare,infact,witnessingthecomplexrearticulationofWestern
authoritywithinthemostliberalandcosmopolitangestures."DebbieLisle,TheGlobalPoliticsof
ContemporaryTravelWriting
Bentley,Jerry."TravelNarratives."CenterforHistoryandNewMedia,n.d.Web.22May2014
<http://chnm.gmu.edu/worldhistoryso...
(http://chnm.gmu.edu/worldhistorysources/unpacking/travelguide.pdf%3E.)
Fowler,Corinne."TheProblemofNarrativeAuthority:CatherineOddieandKateKarko."Comp.Kristi
Siegel.Gender,Genre,andIdentityinWomen'sTravelWriting.NewYork:P.Lang,2004.Print.
Lisle,Debbie.TheGlobalPoliticsofContemporaryTravelWriting.Cambridge:CambridgeUP,2006.
Print.
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Ireadagoodbitoftravelnarrativesincolonialspacesformyhistoryundergradandthethingto
rememberthenasitisnow:TravelNarrativesalwaystellyoumoreabouttheauthorthanitdoesabout
theplacestheytraveled.
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kinjagoogoo (http://kinjagoogoo.kinja.com/) dormouse
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Thankyouforthesewellcuratedquotes.Ididnottakepartinthediscussionsurroundingtheearlier
twoarticles,butyourpostencapsulatesthedisconnectbetweentheauthorandher"haters."Ithinkthat
theauthorisstillignoringtheunderlyingcolonialismofherperspective.Inherpersonalcontextthereis
nothingwrongwithherarticles,andsincemostofherreadersoutsideofJezebelarepartofcolonialist
culture,shehaswrittengoodarticleswithinthatcontext.Thefactthatnomadikateitherrefusesto
acknowledgeorisincapableofseeingherprivilegeisfrustrating.Thefactthatanuanceddiscussionof
privilegewaslostinaccusationsofracismisalsofrustrating.
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nimuexxx (http://nimuexxx.kinja.com/) NomadiKat
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Iamnotatallsurprisedthishappened,butIamgladyousharedit.Why?NowIknowit'snotME.
EverytimeIpostonJezebelIgetaccusedofracismorsexismorofbeinghomophobicorSOMETHING.
Ihavebeencalledallkindsofdisgusting,prejudicednamesafterwhatyouwroteIrealize,thatis
justwhathappenstopeoplewhopost.Itis.ThereisaJapaneseexpression,Ithinkthenailthatsticks
outgetshammereddown.Oneofmybrother'sgirlfriend'staughtittome.Anyway,itmeans,peoplewho
standoutorputthemselvesouttheregetWHACKED.Andwedo.Andithurts.Anditsucks.Andit
neverends.Sowejustkeepputtingourselvesoutthereandfighting.
Irememberthishappeningonasmallerscalepreinternet.IrememberIoncehadaletterpublishedin
thenewspaperandacrazypersoncallingmyhouseandscreamingatme.Mynamewasmentionedinan
articleandIgotaphonecallfromareallunatic.Ithappens.IamnotgladithappenedtoyoubutIam
gladyoutalkedaboutit.Ithelpstherestofusrealizewearenotalone.
IhavebeenviciouslyandImeanVICIOUSLYattackedonJezebelbypeopleliketarraxinhaandothers.
Shedoesthattoalotofpeopleifshedidittoyou(shemayhavebecauseshedoesittosomany)just
knowyouarenotalone.Heck,nomatterwhodidittoyouyouarenotalone,okay?Idowishwe
wouldlearntostandupforeachothermore.
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Yep,thisexactly.Imissedthewholethingbefore,butafterreadingthispostandtheoriginalpostthat's
allI'mgetting.Apersonrefusingtoacknowledgeorexamineprivilege.Thisislikewhitefeminism101:I
can'tpossiblybearacist!writing.
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septembergrrl (http://septembergrrl.kinja.com/) nimuexxx
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Youknow,I'vebeenaroundforalmostfouryears.I'lladmitI'mnotthemostactiveorintentionally
controversialposter,butIfeellikeI'vepostedadecentcrosssectionofcomments.
ThenumberoftimesI'vebeenattackedasracist/sexist/homophobic/etc.outofthebluebysomeonewho
wasn'tadedicatedtroll:Zero.HavetherebeentimesIwaschallenged?Sure,andeverytimethat
happenedIlookedatwhatIsaid,lookedattheresponse,andgenerallysawtheotherperson'spoint
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Itiscrazy,whenpeopleskimthearticle,misunderstanditandstartwritingtrashabouttheauthor
withouttakingatimetoreadandunderstandtheideaauthortriedtocommunicate.Iamsorrythat
happenedtoyou,Kat,andIadmireyourbraverytoexplainyourselfinsteadofjusthidingandwaiting
foreverythingtogoaway.Itisashamethataninterestingarticlethatwassupposedtobemotivational
andeducationalforwesterngirlswasturnedintosomethingitisnotahate/racistarticle.
IalsodonotunderstandwhyJezebelremovedthearticle.Iwouldexpectthemtostandfirmin
protectingfreedomofspeech,feminismandrightsofwomen.Itisverydisappointing.
Andcommentssuchas"Iwillrapeyou"andothersareobviouslyfromsomeone,whoisguiltyinthe
thingsthatKatcondemnsinherworks.
Staystrong,Kate!
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evenifIdisagreedwithit.Sometimes,Ievenlearnedsomething.Ifyou'reconstantlybeingcalledoutfor
beingprejudiced,maybetheproblemain'twiththerestofus.Maybetheproblemisyou.
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EverytimeIpostonJezebelIgetaccusedofracismorsexismorofbeinghomophobicor
SOMETHING.
Ifthisisarecurringthemeinyourlifethenperhapstheproblemisyou?Justathought.
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Penabler (http://penabler.kinja.com/) nimuexxx
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I'vebeenviciouslyattachedonJezebeltoowhenIwritesomethingthatisracistorsexist.Thetrickisn't
tobunkerupandcalleveryone"haters,"youhavetoacceptthatmaybethecriticismiscorrectand
analyseyourownbeliefs.
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C.A. Pinkham (http://ubertrout.kinja.com/) Darya
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Onemoretime,dumbass:Jezebelremovednothing.PowderRoomremovedsomething.Ifyou'retoo
goddamnedstupidtotellthedifference,maybeyoushouldrethinkwhetheryouroriginalpiecewasa
pileofcrapinthefirstplace.
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"Iamawoman.Idoknowthemeaningofdiscrimination,perhapsnotonthesamescale,butIbelieveit
isfutiletofightracismwithmoreracism."
Iamtryingreallyhardtonotabsolutelyloseitoverthatquote,becauseIthinkthatwillonlyserveto
reinforcethe"victim"narrativethatyoutriedtocrafthere.WhatIwillsayis:thesecondyoutrytocall
theabsolutelyjustifiedandfaircriticismofyoureurocentricwritingaformofreverseracism,youlost
anycredibilitythatyouhadleft.
Ireadallofthis.AndI'vereadmostofyourotherpieces(includingtheonethatstartedthis).Ihaven't
reallycommentedonanyofthembeforebecauseI'mnotahugefanofpileons(justifiedornot).That's
nottosaythatIdidn'tagreewith90%ofthecriticismyou'vereceived.Also,tryingtoclaimthatyoucan't
beracistbecauseyouknow[insertminorityhere]whodon'tthinkyou'reracististheoldestandmost
tiredjustificationusedbyracistsaroundtheworld,andyoubasicallydidthatbyclaimingthatvarious
IndianandSikhwebsiteschosetorepublishyourwork.Youdorealizethatthosetypesofstatements
don'tabsolveyoufromcriticism,right?
Itwasahugemistaketowritethis.Framingthistantrumasacryforsolidarityagainstyour"oppressors"
andtheir"criminalbehaviour"isn'tfoolinganyone.
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fleur de livres (http://fleur-de-livres.kinja.com/) Jannabanana
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"Hugemistake"isanexcellentlabelforthis.Hugemistaketowritethis,hugemistakenottotakethe
opportunitytoexamineherwritingsforthetonedeafWhiteLadyTravelsslantweallcringeat,huge
mistakenottotakeathoughtfullookatwhysomanyunaffiliatedpeoplefindherworksooffensive.It's
disturbingthatshethinksthatalistofreferencesatthebottomofpostsautomaticallygrantsvalidityand
gravitas.
Butmainly,hugemistaketoconflatethecompletelyvalidcriticismsofherworkwith"Iwanttoshoot
andrapeyou"typeharassment.Thatisabsolutelyridiculousandoffensive,andanunintentionally
perfectexampleofwhateveryonehasbeensayingabouthowshejustdoesn'tgetit.Andapparently
neverwill,assheseemstolackthesmallestcapabilitytolookintrospectivelyaskeenlyandcriticallyas
shethinksshedoestothesepoorbrownpeoplethatit'shercallingtosave.
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Andherarticlesarejust...bad,herwritingcanbealmostembarrassing.Thisoneisatleasttwiceaslong
asitneedstobe.Gifs!=insight.
It'snotbecauseyou'reawoman,NomadiKat.Stoppretendingtobeavictim.
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^yes.
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"Ireadallofthis."
You,myfriend,havethepatienceofaSAINT.
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Irequiredcoffeeat6pmtogetthroughit,butIdidit.IthinkthatmightbeasignIhatemyself.
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Wellsheseemsprettyconvincedthatit'sonlypeoplewhodon'tactuallyreadherarticlesthatfindher
offensive,soIthoughtI'dgiveherthebenefitofthedoubt.Turnsoutshewaswrong!
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Ihatetobetheonetosayit,butherwritingreallyisbad,anddoesadisservicetoDunia'sstory.
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C.A. Pinkham (http://ubertrout.kinja.com/) Jannabanana
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"Twiceaslongasitneedstobe"isgenerousIthinkheractualcontentthepartthatisn'tquotes,
digressionsorhistronicscouldbesummarizedinafewhundredwords.Thisisabouttentimesaslong
asitneedstobe.
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It'strue,IhesitatedoverthatbutIdidn'twanttotakethetimetobemorethoughtfulaboutit.Butyeah,
"meanbulliesaremean"wouldjustaboutdoit.
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InterruptingCat (http://interruptingcat.kinja.com/) Jannabanana
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I'lljustagreetonotwriteathoroughcriticalresponsetothisonethensincethereisnowayI'mgetting
throughthis.Ireadthelastarticle.Idon'tneedtoreadthis.Ihaveenjoyedallthewellwrittenresponses
tothisthough,they'vebeenverywellwrittenandthoughtout.
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TheReturnoftheKingofrantyblogposts.
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AfroWithaChanceofMeatballs (http://afrowithachanceofmeatball
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TheywereblatantattackscallingtheRussianwomanandI"white","whitesupremacist",
"colonialist","racist",andotherhatefulremarksthatfeaturednosources,nocitations,
[and]novaluewhatsoever.
NO.Thereisnosuchthingasreverseracism.Itdoesnotexist.
Accordingtoothercommunitymonitorswhohavereviewedmycase,thesheervolumeof
negativecommentsappearingatsucharapidrateshouldhaveservedasaredflagthat
somethingwasunbalanced.Thiscyberbullyingscenarioresembledwhatmanymoderators
refertoasa"brigade",andIwonderwhatkindofmoderationwouldallowthiskindofabusive
onlinebehaviortoescalate.
Donoteverinsultthemods.Slayandtheothermodsdoadamnfinejobofkeepingthepeacearound
here.Itisnottheirfaultthatpeoplebecamesofedupwithyouthattheyputtheirfootdownandstop
tryingbeingcordialaboutit.Rememberitwasyouwhocalledchildrenanimalsthenwrotethatyou
couldn'tthinkofanyotherwaytodescribeit.
Isuggesttakingtimetoreadinguponwhatisprivilege.Whetheritberacial,class,andotherprivilege
havingthatknowledgewouldhelpyouengagewiththewelleducatedcommunitywehavehere.There
havebeenplentyofhelpfulresourcesgiventoyouandpeoplehaveofferedyouguidancein
understandingthebasics.
Therewasnothingillegalaboutwhathappened.
Youkeeprepeatingmajorhumanrightsorganizationthisorthatwithoutrealizingthatsomeofthose
organizationsthatyouarereferencingmaybeinfactthesameorganizationsthatpeoplegroanatforthe
samereasonspeoplegroanatyourposts.Italsosaysalotabouttheorganizationsthatpraisesuch
problematicblogposts.Someorganizationsdonotworkwithlocalorganizationsatall.Oneofthe
criticismsthatwerebroughtupwasthattherewasnomentionoflocalorganizations.Infact,theperson
atthecenterofpiecewadedinandadmittedthatshedidnotcontactanyofthelocalwomen
organizations.Sheadmittedthatsheonlyinteractwiththemenofthearea.Nooneissayingwhatshe
experiencedwasnothorribleorshouldbeminimized.Nooneistryingtominimizeitbutgivingasignal
boosttolocalorganizationswouldhelpwomenwhodealwiththatshitonadailyandsometimeshourly
basiswouldhelp.Reachingouttothemandaskingwhataretheydoingontheirownwouldhelp.When
youdon'tdothat,itgivesanimpressionthatthosewomenarehelplesswhenthatissimplynotthecase.
Whoaretheytosaywhatthepublicshouldandshouldn'tread?Furthermore,whilemy
previousarticleonchildabuseinIndiawascriticizedbythesesameanonymousinternetusers
forbeinginsensitivetoIndians,itwaspickedupandsharedbyanIndianculturalwebsiteon
Sikhismtoapositivereception.Thisprovesthevalueofmyarticlestothosewhoaredirectly
involvedwiththeissues,andtheneedforthesearticlestobeleftuncensored.
Onesitegivingyoupositivereviewsdoesn'tmeananything.ThissiteonSikhismdoesnotspeakforall
Indians.It'sdangeroustotellpeoplewhohaveconcernandwanttoengageindiscussiontobequiet
becauseonesitesaysitwasokay.
It'sshockingthataforumassociatedwithJezebel,theforemostsourceoffeministnewsonthe
internet,wouldcavetoahatecampaignandcriminalbehaviortosilencethevoicesofwomen.
Jezebelisnotafeministsiteunlessyouarefocusingonwhitefeminism.Itisnottheforemostsourceof
newsonanything.Ithasitsowncriticismsleveledatitforthesameproblemsthathaveappearedinyour
posts.However,itdoesabetterjobinengagingandlearningfromcriticismsthenyou.
UnwittinglysilencingDuvia,thehatecampaignerswillneversilenceme.Theyhavetried
everythingtocensorme,eventriedtotie"SteelBalls"toacompletelyunrelated,satiricalhumor
blog.Thecomedyarticlewaspostedtoadifferentforumbecausemyfriend'svideowaswell
produced,hilarious,andsomethingthatIwantedtoshare.Thecomedyblogwasexactly
thatCOMEDY.Itmadefunofmeandpeopleofmyownraceinwaythatwasentirely
humorousandsatirical.TherewasabsolutelyNOTHINGinitthatputdownpeopleof
colororotherraces,andifyouactuallywatchthevideo,Iguaranteethatyou'lllaughat
onepointoranother.
No,wewatchedthatvideo.Itwasdumbandnotfunny.
Infact,Ihaveneveroncereferredtoindividualsofotherracesusinganykindofhateful
derogatorytermsinmywriting.Notever.Onceagain,Ithinkthisisacaseofusersnot
readingandreviewingtheactualmaterial,andjustskippingtothecomment
sectionstoventontheirpreconceivednotions.
Youdonothavetowriteaslurforittobeoffensive.Yourpostsarefilledwithmicroaggressions.Donot
tellothershowtheyshouldfeelwhentheyencounteramicroaggressionthatishurtful.
Itisunfortunatethatrapethreatswereposted.However,whatyoupostedandwhatLindypostedwas
twodifferentthings.YoupostedsomethingthatwascompletelyoblivioustoWomenofColorwhogo
throughnotonlysexismbutalsoracism/racialdiscrimination.Ithighlightedthatpeopleonlycarewhen
whitewomenareassaultedbutignore/minimizewhatwomeninthatenvironmentgothroughonadaily
basis.
ThearticlewrittenbyIntheweedsstatedthatmywholeexistencesays"feminismdoesn'tcare
aboutPOC'sproblemswithcolonialism"withoutpropercitationtosupportthisclaim.Asfaras
thefeministmovementgoes,Iunderstandthereisahistorywherewomenofcolorhavefelt
excluded.Thishistorycanbepartofthepast.Wecancreateabetterfuturebyreachingoutto
oneanotherandunitinginthepresent.Itiscrucialthatweallstandtogetherwomenand
menofallethnicbackgroundsforthesakeofequalrightsforeveryindividualinallglobal
societies.Perhapsthereisasolutioninsight.
It'sreallyhardtociteanentiremovement.Noonehasenoughtimetoincludefordecadesupondecades
oferasureofWomenofColor/QueerWomenfromfeminisminonepost.Thereisareasonwhyitisa
networkofTumblrdedicatedtothisissueinsteadofjustone.
Iamwritingtoclarifyforthesakeofthereadersthatbeing,thosewhoactuallybotherto
read.Iwriteabouttravelandculturalobservations,andIencourageotherstodothesame.I
askthatyoutakethetimetoreviewmyworkanddecideforyourselfbeforepassingjudgment.
Considertheimpactofthenewtravelersinspiredandtheawarenessthatisgeneratedfor
humanrights.
Actuallyseveralpeople(mostofthemwhite)havewrittenabouttravel.Unlikeyouthough,theymanage
towriteaboutplacestheyhavetraveltowithoutitsoundingliketheyhaveencounteredhumanswhoact
likeanimalsandutterchaos.Theymanagetowritewithoutfetishingaculturetheydonotbelongtoand
aresimplyvisiting.Theyalsoengageanddiscusscriticismsthatarebroughtupwithouttellingsomeone
tobequietbecause"soandso"saiditwasokaybecausethatishowitissupposetobedone.Theylisten,
thosetheyarediscussingitwithlistens,andeveryonehasaveryelevatediscussion.
Icouldcarelessaboutthosewhodon'tdothereadingorfindittoohardtothinkforthemselves.
Icareevenlessaboutthosewhomisuseandabusetheinternet,threateningthesanctityoffree
speechandglobalcommunication.They'renotmytargetaudience.Iimplorereadersto
considerallinformationinorderformtotheirowneducatedopinions(haveyoueverbothered
toreadmymission?(http://www.nomadikat.com/)).
Donotinsultthepeoplewhoaregivingyoufreereviewofyourwork.Yes,wehavereadyourmission.
Yousay:
IdonotexpectmyreaderstothinkexactlywhatIthink.Instead,Iencouragemyreadersto
developtheirownopinionsbaseduponmultiplesourcesofinformation.
Thatisexactlywhatpeopledidandcontinuetodo.Weencourageyoutolookatmultiplesourcesof
informationandnotstopatthosethatgiveyoupraise.Weencourageyoutoconsiderthecriticisms,
thinkaboutit,anddiscussit.
Nooneappreciatesbeingthetargetofcriminalbehaviorandbrandedbymindsetstheydonot
condone.Furthermore,IamdisappointedthatJezebel'sPowderRoomwouldlackthe
moderationtosuppresslawlessbehavior,attheexpenseofcensoringwomenandshaminga
victimofsexualassault.IurgeKinjauserstoreconsidertheboundariesofcensorship.Isuggest
theyweightheimpactofwhatfosteringadiscussiononhumanrightsgivestosocietyoverthe
backlashfromthosewhoarefullofhateandcriminalrage.
Onceagain,donotinsultthemods.Nooneiscensoringwomen.Plentyofwomenhavebeenpostingto
ThePowderRoom.Discussionishadandauthors/commenterswalkawayfeelingsatisfiedthattheywere
abletohaveadiscussion.Donottellpeoplethattheirrageiscriminal.Oftenthoseofmarginalized
groupsareactuallycriminalizedfortheirthoughtsandrageattheinjusticestheyencounter.
Fromthisalone,wecanseethatnothinghasbeenlearned.Wecanseethatthevalidcriticismwentin
oneearandouttheother.WecanseethatyouhavefashionedyourselftheauthorityonracialandQueer
issues.Wecanseethatyoufindthingsfunnythatareactuallynot.Wecanseethatyouaresimplynot
gettingitandthatinitselfissad.
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Slaybeingbulliedbyintheweedsandherruthlessgangofcriminalmeanies.That,atleast,wasanimage
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Gottago,TheNewYorkTimesisCENSORINGmebynotpublishingmyshatteringexposofthegummi
candyindustry:GummisofStealTheUntoldStoryoftheMenWhoChargeYou$3forTenCents
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Dude,I'vebeenaroundtheblockafewtimes.Ididn'tjustfallofftheturniptruck.I'veseenmostofthe
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"branding"andstufflikethat.Like,aspirational.
Waytoruinyourbrandforgoodandall,unhingedinternetperson.Ifyouevergetajobatamagazine,
yourEICisgoingtogoogleupthisbatshitharangueandgo"Holyshit,whathappensifIkilloneofher
pieces?"andveryquicklystartadownlowconversationwithHR.
Wackystuff,Meatballs,wackystuff.
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Well,drinksareontheloseratthenextmeetup.)
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calledoutseveralissueswithherwritinginregardstoseveralposts.
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"Ithinkthisisacaseofusersnotreadingandreviewingtheactualmaterial,andjust
skippingtothecommentsectionstoventontheirpreconceivednotions."
Thisistheinternet,areyounewhere?Theinternetgenerallyisafilthy,stinkingsewer.
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really?you'recitingaBuffyepisodeandRedditinablogpost?Thisisn'tacademia.Getoveryourself.
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Iamatotalsucker.
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Igetthat.Itdidn'tstrikemeasfacetiousatall,actually.IgetthefeelingthatNomadiKatisintensely
proudofherjournalisticethics,andistryingtocoverallherbaseswiththecitationthing.Imyselfhavea
seriousfearofplagiarism,soIgetthat.
WiththeBuffyreference,thewordIwouldhavechosenis"pandering."
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greenheart (http://greenheart.kinja.com/) nimuexxx
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GerdieSingsTheBlues (http://barrelhouse.kinja.com/) nimuexxx
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Jezziessitupandpayattentionto:harassmentofwomenontheinternet,rapethreats,cyberbullying,
even"WhyAren'tWomenFunny?"TheBuffyreferenceispartandparcelofthat.It'spandering.This
entirenarrative,whereawomanencountersmisogynyontheinternetandrefusestobesilenced,is
classicJezebelclickbait.Sheknowswhatwelike,andshe'stryingtoprovethatshe'soneofus.
Butthenagain,shedoesn'thaveJezebelatlargehere,she'stalkingtothesubblogs.
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Okay,IjustgothomefromworksoIcanrespondproperlytothis'article'youhavewritten.
It'sreallytoobadthatyoucouldn'thavejustopenedupadialogwithmeinsteadofstewingonReddit
withpeoplewhosaythingslike,"Anaccusationofracismisaweaponweusetoshameandcensor
peoplewithviewswedislike."forseveralweeksandpenningahitpieceonmewhichcomparesmetothe
MRAswhodoxxedandharassedAnitaSarkeesianandyourselftoSarkeesianherself.
It'sreallytoobadyoucouldn'ttalktomebecauseIcouldhavehelpedyou'brand'.Yousee,we'renotso
differentyouandI.
Webothwritearticlesabouthumanrightsissues.Theonlydifferenceisthatyouwriteabouttheissuesby
writingabouttravelandhowharditistoseestarvingpeoplewhileyourtryingtoeatandIwritearticles
abouttheissuesbywritingarticlesabouttheissuesandwalkoverhomelesspeopleonmywaytomyjob
cookingfancyfoodforrichassholes.
WebothhavehadourarticlesmainpagedonJezebelatvarioustimes.TheonlydifferenceisthatwhenI
getanarticlemainpaged,peoplelikeitandfollowmeandhangoutwithmeonotherplatformsand
whenyougetmainpaged,thesamepeoplecallyouracistandwritepetitionstohaveyourvoicesilenced.
Wehavebothhadcriticismleveledagainstustoo.ThedifferenceisItakeittoheart,considerother
commentersmyfriendsandchangemytoneinthefutureandyouwritearticleslike'HolyShitballs
Jackson,I'mWhite!"andkeeponkeepingonuntilthepeopleofcoloryouoffendedareforcedtostart
sayingthingslikethis(http://groupthink.jezebel.com/ijustreadtheseandsomeotherpostsandi
amincred1574500055)andthis(http://groupthink.jezebel.com/thankyouforcallingattentionto
thisiamawocfro1574486447).
Webothwritearticlesinafeministspaceandarewellknownaroundtheseparts.ThedifferenceisI'm
welllikedandyouareinfamous.Youcouldlearnfromme.It'sreallytoobad.
Butletsgetintosomeofthepointsyou'vebroughtupshallwe?IfI'msuchacriminal(andImustbe
sinceIseeyoubroughtouttheboldlettering,whicheveryoneknowsmeansbusiness),Ishouldtakea
momenttodefendagainsttheseaccusations,no?
EXHIBITA:LetsstartwithyourassertionthatIcalledyouandyourcompatriot'whitesupremacist'.
Thesecondlineofmyarticlereads:"ThisnewarticleonthePowderRoomiswhitesupremacist.".I
submitthatIclearlyneversaidyouwerewhitesupremacist.I,infact,saidthearticlewaswhite
supremacist.Reasonsforthisassertionareexplainedintherestofthearticleandthecommentssection
isfullofotherreasons.Youcouldhavereadthem,butclearlydidn't,soletsmoveon.
EXHIBITB:YoucompareyourselftoAnitaSarkeesian,etal.andspendacrazyamountofwords
explainingwhyyouarejustlikethosewomenontheinternetwhogetattackedjustforbeingwomenon
theinternet!It'shorriblewhatIhavedonetoyou.CRIMINALinfact.Ohnoes!Inmydefense,I'msure
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youwillunderstand,yourHonor,Jezebel,PowderRoomandGroupthinkarefeministwebsites
populatedbymostlywomenandprimarilyfeminists.Intersectionalfeministtobespecificinmany
instances.90%ofthe'attackers'are/wereotherwomen.Feministwomenwhotookissuewithyour
'feminism'.
EXHIBITC:Youstate"Accordingtoothercommunitymonitorswhohavereviewedmycase,thesheer
volumeofnegativecommentsappearingatsucharapidrateshouldhaveservedasaredflagthat
somethingwasunbalanced."YourHonor,Isubmitthatthereasonforthisimbalanceisnotinfacta
disturbanceintheforce,butinfactaforeseeableresultofwritingwhitesupremacistbentarticlesonan
intersectionalfeministforum.
EXHIBITD:Youquote:"Reverseracismcanbedefinedasatermthatdescribestheoutcomeofa
groupofpeoplethattrytoprotectaminoritygroupsoaggressivelythatitactuallyleadstohypocrisy
(Spornhauer:2011)."Isubmit,yourHonor,"Objectificationworksagainstthedisempoweredbecause
theyaredisempowered.Theprocessdoesn'tworkinreverse(Wise:2002
(http://www.ucalgary.ca/cared/mythofreverseracism))"
CITATIONFIGHTBEHINDTHESCHOOLATRECESS!!!
EXHIBITE:"Intheweed'spostinfersthatNomadiKatignoreshomophobia".Yourhonor,Ireadthe
entirearticleI(personally)wroteseveraltimesandnowherecanIfindanyreferencetohomophobiaor
lgbtissuesofanykind.Thisisthepoint,yourHonorwhereImustrespectfullyaskthecourttoassessmy
accusersstateofmindand/orreadingcomprehensionskills.
AtthispointIwouldalsoliketocountersueforpunitivedamagesduetotherepeateduseofthethird
persontorefertoonesselfandtherepeateduseofSouthParkandrandomracistredditusersas
legitimatecitationsources.I'mnotsureIwilleverrecover,yourhonorandIexpectthemaximum
allowablepenaltyasrepeatedinfractionshasmademeextremelynoxious.
Atthispoint,yourHonorIclosemycaseasIamgettingreallyboredofthisshitandmybeerisgetting
warm.Ithrowmyselfonthemercyoftheminoritygoonsquadoops,Imeanpeoplehidingbehind
usernamestohidetheircriminalbehavioroopsagain,Imean,nicenormalpeoplewhowouldnever
everhateontheOPwithoutmypersonalsaysoastheBoss.Sigh,I'llnevergetitright.Ithrowmyselfon
themercyofthecourt.
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Boom!
Okay,nowthatyou'vecitedarealarticleonhow"reverseracism"isnotarealthing,shehastobelieveit.
No?
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I'msureyouwillunderstand,yourHonor,Jezebel,PowderRoomandGroupthinkarefeminist
websitespopulatedbymostlywomenandprimarilyfeminists.
Nottoquibblewithyourarguments,Counselor,butJezebelisexplicitlyNOTafeministspace,as
clarifiedbytheEIC,whiletheKinjaeraincarnationofGTis,asstatedbySlay.PowderRoom,Ihonestly
havenoidea.
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"Jezebel,PowderRoomandGroupthinkarewebsitespopulatedbymostlywomenandprimarily
feminists."
Therefixeditareyouhappynow,MOM?:)
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KEEPINGYOUHONEST,CHILE.:P
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That,theredditquotesandthecitationoffuckinggifs.Allofthisisthreateningtokillmefromlaughter.
Ideserverecompense.
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intheweeds (http://intheweeds.kinja.com/) NomadiKat
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Okay,IjustgothomefromworksoIcanrespondproperlytothis'article'youhavewritten.
It'sreallytoobadthatyoucouldn'thavejustopenedupadialogwithmeinsteadofstewingonReddit
withpeoplewhosaythingslike,"Anaccusationofracismisaweaponweusetoshameandcensor
peoplewithviewswedislike."forseveralweeksandpenningahitpieceonmewhichcomparesmetothe
MRAswhodoxxedandharassedAnitaSarkeesianandyourselftoSarkeesianherself.
It'sreallytoobadyoucouldn'ttalktomebecauseIcouldhavehelpedyou'brand'.Yousee,we'renotso
differentyouandI.
Webothwritearticlesabouthumanrightsissues.Theonlydifferenceisthatyouwriteabouttheissuesby
writingabouttravelandhowharditistoseestarvingpeoplewhileyourtryingtoeatandIwritearticles
abouttheissuesbywritingarticlesabouttheissuesandwalkoverhomelesspeopleonmywaytomyjob
cookingfancyfoodforrichassholes.
WebothhavehadourarticlesmainpagedonJezebelatvarioustimes.TheonlydifferenceisthatwhenI
getanarticlemainpaged,peoplelikeitandfollowmeandhangoutwithmeonotherplatformsand
whenyougetmainpaged,thesamepeoplecallyouracistandwritepetitionstohaveyourvoicesilenced.
Wehavebothhadcriticismleveledagainstustoo.ThedifferenceisItakeittoheart,considerother
commentersmyfriendsandchangemytoneinthefutureandyouwritearticleslike'HolyShitballs
Jackson,I'mWhite!"andkeeponkeepingonuntilthepeopleofcoloryouoffendedareforcedtostart
sayingthingslikethis(http://groupthink.jezebel.com/ijustreadtheseandsomeotherpostsandi
amincred1574500055)andthis(http://groupthink.jezebel.com/thankyouforcallingattentionto
thisiamawocfro1574486447).
Webothwritearticlesinafeministspaceandarewellknownaroundtheseparts.ThedifferenceisI'm
welllikedandyouareinfamous.Youcouldlearnfromme.It'sreallytoobad.
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Myfirstreactionuponseeingthiswas"MichaelJordanhaspositiveemotions?Ithoughttheonlyjoyhe
gotwasbydestroyingthosearoundhim."
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Butletsgetintosomeofthepointsyou'vebroughtupshallwe?IfI'msuchacriminal(andImustbe
sinceIseeyoubroughtouttheboldlettering,whicheveryoneknowsmeansbusiness),Ishouldtakea
momenttodefendagainsttheseaccusations,no?
EXHIBITA:LetsstartwithyourassertionthatIcalledyouandyourcompatriot'whitesupremacist'.
Thesecondlineofmyarticlereads:"ThisnewarticleonthePowderRoomiswhitesupremacist.".I
submitthatIclearlyneversaidyouwerewhitesupremacist.I,infact,saidthearticlewaswhite
supremacist.Reasonsforthisassertionareexplainedintherestofthearticleandthecommentssection
isfullofotherreasons.Youcouldhavereadthem,butclearlydidn't,soletsmoveon.
EXHIBITB:YoucompareyourselftoAnitaSarkeesian,etal.andspendacrazyamountofwords
explainingwhyyouarejustlikethosewomenontheinternetwhogetattackedjustforbeingwomenon
theinternet!It'shorriblewhatIhavedonetoyou.CRIMINALinfact.Ohnoes!Inmydefense,I'msure
youwillunderstand,yourHonor,Jezebel,PowderRoomandGroupthinkarefeministwebsites
populatedbymostlywomenandprimarilyfeminists.Intersectionalfeministtobespecificinmany
instances.90%ofthe'attackers'are/wereotherwomen.Feministwomenwhotookissuewithyour
'feminism'.
EXHIBITC:Youstate"Accordingtoothercommunitymonitorswhohavereviewedmycase,thesheer
volumeofnegativecommentsappearingatsucharapidrateshouldhaveservedasaredflagthat
somethingwasunbalanced."YourHonor,Isubmitthatthereasonforthisimbalanceisnotinfacta
disturbanceintheforce,butinfactaforeseeableresultofwritingwhitesupremacistbentarticlesonan
intersectionalfeministforum.
EXHIBITD:Youquote:"Reverseracismcanbedefinedasatermthatdescribestheoutcomeofa
groupofpeoplethattrytoprotectaminoritygroupsoaggressivelythatitactuallyleadstohypocrisy
(Spornhauer:2011)."Isubmit,yourHonor,"Objectificationworksagainstthedisempoweredbecause
theyaredisempowered.Theprocessdoesn'tworkinreverse(Wise:2002
(http://www.ucalgary.ca/cared/mythofreverseracism))"
CITATIONFIGHTBEHINDTHESCHOOLATRECESS!!!
EXHIBITE:"Intheweed'spostinfersthatNomadiKatignoreshomophobia".Yourhonor,Ireadthe
entirearticleI(personally)wroteseveraltimesandnowherecanIfindanyreferencetohomophobiaor
lgbtissuesofanykind.Thisisthepoint,yourHonorwhereImustrespectfullyaskthecourttoassessmy
accusersstateofmindand/orreadingcomprehensionskills.
AtthispointIwouldalsoliketocountersueforpunitivedamagesduetotherepeateduseofthethird
persontorefertoonesselfandtherepeateduseofSouthParkandrandomracistredditusersas
legitimatecitationsources.I'mnotsureIwilleverrecover,yourhonorandIexpectthemaximum
allowablepenaltyasrepeatedinfractionshasmademeextremelynoxious.
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Atthispoint,yourHonorIclosemycaseasIamgettingreallyboredofthisshitandmybeerisgetting
warm.Ithrowmyselfonthemercyoftheminoritygoonsquadoops,Imeanpeoplehidingbehind
usernamestohidetheircriminalbehavioroopsagain,Imean,nicenormalpeoplewhowouldnever
everhateontheOPwithoutmypersonalsaysoastheBoss.Sigh,I'llnevergetitright.Ithrowmyselfon
themercyofthecourt.
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HolySHITItotallymissedtheRedditcitation.LOLOLOLOLOLOL
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hotfreypie (http://hotfreypie.kinja.com/) NomadiKat
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Boom!
Okay,nowthatyou'vecitedarealarticleonhow"reverseracism"isnotarealthing,shehastobelieveit.
No?
Intheweeds,thecourtfindsyouguiltyofbeingabadass,smartasfuckwordsmithwhowon'tstandfor
thisbullshit.
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WanderingWombat (http://wanderingwwombat.kinja.com/) intheweeds
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Also,throwthevitriolattherightperson.Itwasmyideatostartapetition,withapost,andhavepeople
signitviacomments,duringabrainstormonhowtoinformthemodsaboutyou,becauseyourwriting
wassooffensive.I'maprivilegedwhitewoman,whosealsotravelledalone,althoughI'venevergawkedat
peoplelikeyou.Aprivilegedwhitewoman,whogoteducatedbythebestMaestersandSeptasin
Winterfell.Leaveintheweedsoutofthis.
Runandtellthattoyourripoff"EatPrayLove"travelbook.
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hotfreypie (http://hotfreypie.kinja.com/) Josie Grossie
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CanwealsomentiononhowthatChapellememeistakenfromaskitonslavery?Imean,ILOVETHE
PLAYERHATERSBALL.YoucouldhaveusedANYTHINGbutthatone.
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Josie Grossie (http://josiegrossie.kinja.com/) hotfreypie
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Ifshewereremotelyawareofanyofthiswewouldn'thavethisamazingdescentintodenialtho!
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IhavetravelledalotonmyownandIhavegawkedatwomenlikeher.
I'mgoingtoputmoneythatshehaswornabindiorsomeotherkindofsmallfacialdecoration,wears
longflowyskirts,arainbowcolouredhairwarp,ahugebackpackcoveredintatteredflagpatches,and
hasthatslightlywavyhairthatalwayslookslightlyunbrushedbecausewhohastimetobrushwhen
they'reexperiencing?Icanseehernow,sittingintheyouthhostel,notacareintheworld.Smilingaway
withaglassylookinhereye,atpeacewithlifeandstinkinguptheroomwiththepongofpotfumesand
crystaldeodorant.
Thereshewas,flippingthroughherexpensivedigitalcamera,lookingatallthepicturesshe'dtakenof
poorpeoplethatday.Theirlivesweresohard,sotenuous.Andshewasthere,experiencingthem.
Wherevershewalked,withthatslightartfulhunchthatonlythingirlscangetawaywith,theywere
there,justbeingpoorandphotogenic.
Theirstoriesfascinatedher.Youdon'thaveenoughtoeat?WhyIwashungryoncebecauseIhadtwo
classesbacktobackattheotherendofcampus!We'renotsodifferent,youandI!
Shedecidedtoexperiencetheirlives,tosoakitup,totrulybecomeavoiceforthevoiceless.Nobleaims!
Soshetalkedaboutthemtoanyonewhowouldlisten.Shespreadthewordabouthowpoorand
photogenictheywere.Heraimsweresonoblethatitwasokaytoattempttoprofitfromtheirlives.After
all,theirlivesweresomiserableandpoorandphotogenicthatthestoriesneededtobetold!
Soshetoldtheirstories,withimpassionedblogpostsandheartfeltjournals.Shedidn'treallyknowwhat
itwasliketobethem,ofcourse,butitdidn'tmatter.Shedidn'tknowwhatoppressionwasorsocial
immobilityordestitution.Shedidn'tunderstandthestrugglesofbeingbornintothe"wrong"ethnicityor
dealingwithendemicvisiblecorruption.Shedidn'tacknowledgethefactthatthereisahugeglobal
historyofcolonialismandimperialismperpetratedalmostentirelybywhitepeople.Shenotonlymadeno
attempttolearnaboutthishistoryorthecontextthatitgivestotravelwriting,inspiteofmountainsof
academicwritingonthetopic,butsheactivelyrejecteditbecauseshewasabovethatshewas
experiencing.Sure,shehadnoideawhatitfelttobevoicelessbutthatdidn'tstopherbeingavoice.
Andifyoudaredpointanyofthatouttheveneerofnamastewaswipedawayinaninstantandour
wandererbecameangryandfurious.Howdareyouchallengemyrighttospeakforthem!Whatarethey
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refrainfromcallingsomeone'sbehavior"criminal"whenitisnothingofthesort.
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Thankyou,dearShiny.Ijustcouldn't,whatwiththeassumptionthatontheonehand,libelshouldbe
criminalized,butontheother,PowderRoomshouldn'thavetakenthepiecedownbecausefreedomof
speech!Fundamentallyopposingideas,rightthere,andneitheroneisright.
Haveyougraduatedyet?AreweJ.D.buddies?I'mdoneasoflastweek.
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WEAREJDBUDDIES!!!!!YAY!!!!!Whatbarareyoutaking?
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Mayati (http://mayati.kinja.com/) Everything Is Tacos
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Minnesota,butI'mtakingahealthbreakandnotsittingforthebaruntilFeb.andmaybebythattimeI'll
haveafabulousjobsomewhereelse!You?
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Ihaveanadmissiontomake(ANDIFMYGTFRIENDSWHOKNOWMEIRLSEETHISI'MSO
SORRYFORLYINGTOYOU)ImissedtheapplicationdeadlineforJuly,possiblysubconsciouslyon
purpose,soI'mtakingitinFebaswell,currentlyinMD,butopentoelsewheredependingonjobs.
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ButI'mnotdisclosingthisasofyettomyrealtimefriends,whichincludeslike10GTers.
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Mayati (http://mayati.kinja.com/) Everything Is Tacos
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Subconsciouslyonpurpose...yeahmetoo.Imissedthedeadlineby30minutes.Inaperfectworld,we'd
beabletotakethebarinlikeSeptember.Becausewhatthehellarewegoingtodowithourselvesinthe
meantime?It'sjustsomuchmeantime!
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Writing:WhenNomadiKatdoesit,it'sfreespeech.
Writing:whenaPOCormemberofatraditionallymarginalizedgroupdoesit:criminallibel.
Idon'tthinkNomadiKatunderstandswhatfreespeechis.Freespeechmeansyouhavetherighttosay
whateveryouwant(withveryfewexceptions),butitdoesNOTmeanyouwillbefreefromany
consequencesofthatspeech.
Furthermore,authorswhowriteforJezebelandPowderRoomdosothankstotheprivilegegrantedto
thembythemodsandoperatorsofthosesites.Herstorybeingpulledistotallywithintheirdiscretion,
andnotasignofcensorship.
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JessPhilosoraptor (http://jessphilosoraptor.kinja.com/) Everything Is Tacos
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IFOUNDYOU!(I'mnotmadthough,thismeanswecanmovetoCalitogether.)
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Empress Foofypants (http://empressfoofypants.kinja.com/) NomadiKat
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Empress Foofypants (http://empressfoofypants.kinja.com/) greenheart
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OMFGshecitedthemotherfuckinggifs!MyeyeshadrolledbacksofarintomyheadIhadn'tnoticed.
Ohgod,thedoofiness,itburns.
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brotherparish (http://brotherparish.kinja.com/) Empress Foofypants
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Empress Foofypants (http://empressfoofypants.kinja.com/) brotherparish
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brotherparish (http://brotherparish.kinja.com/) Empress Foofypants
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Yesterday 7:18pm ihateemo started this thread
ihateemo (http://ihateemo.kinja.com/) NomadiKat
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Ifyoudon'tlikeit,don'tclickit.It'sjustthatsimple!
Yeah,butnobodyknowsitsucksuntiltheyreadit,andthecommentssectionisrightthere.GMcrowds
arenotexactlyknownfortheirimpulsecontrol.
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sugarhill (http://sugarhill.kinja.com/) greenheart
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slipdisco (http://slipdisco.kinja.com/) brotherparish
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ctfu.Thisthreadshowshowtobedismissivewithoutactuallydismissing.
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InterruptingCat (http://interruptingcat.kinja.com/) brotherparish
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Whichisthat?Chicagostyle,APA,orMLA?It'sbeensolongsinceIhadtosite'theinternet'Ijustcan't
remember!
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Insert Clever Name (http://clevernameinserted.kinja.com/) brotherparish
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"Butdon'ttakemywordforit.AccordingtoWikipedia..."
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I'veneverreadanyofyourarticles,butifthey'realllikethis....whew!Myeyeballsarebleedingjustfrom
theformatting,nevermindthehandwringing"poorme"tonethatsomepeoplesaidmeanthings.
Keepwriting!I'msuremassivenegativereactiontoyourworkmeanssuccessisjustaroundthecorner!
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HoBagGirlfriend (http://hobaggirlfriend.kinja.com/) ihateemo
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CaptainSaveaHo!
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HoBagGirlfriend (http://hobaggirlfriend.kinja.com/) ihateemo
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Ohcaptain!Mycaptain!
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ihateemo (http://ihateemo.kinja.com/) HoBagGirlfriend
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HoBagGirlfriend (http://hobaggirlfriend.kinja.com/) ihateemo
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I'mnotyouractualhobaggf.Justloling.
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HoBagGirlfriend (http://hobaggirlfriend.kinja.com/) HoBagGirlfriend
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Kirov (http://kirov.kinja.com/) HoBagGirlfriend
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seriouslyflattered.Ihavebeenwaitingforthismoment.
Yesterday 6:22pm intheweeds started this thread
intheweeds (http://intheweeds.kinja.com/) NomadiKat
Yesterday 6:22pm (http://nomadikat.kinja.com/i-love-how-you-call-me-out-personally-as-if-i-forced-ov-1579818629)
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IlovehowyoucallmeoutpersonallyasifIFORCEDover50peopletoagreewithmeandsigna
petition.
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Vorik (http://vorik.kinja.com/) HoBagGirlfriend
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She'snotaho,you'rejustbuyingintoher"I'mtheprettiestgirlattheprom"act.
9outof10ofherhookupstoriesarefake.
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chritter is a nocturnal feminist mancatfish (http://chritter.kinja.com/) Kirov
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IhopeyourpersonaltrollcomesovertoGTtohaveaword.Thatwouldbereallygreat.
/notatrapatall
/seriously
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/trap
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Kirov (http://kirov.kinja.com/) chritter is a nocturnal feminist mancatfish
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Ifwisheswerehorses...
Iameatingsomuchfriedcheeserightnow.Badformydiet,butdietscanalwaysstarttomorrow...
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Missy Pants (http://missypants.kinja.com/) intheweeds
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I'msoupsetyoudidn'tforwardthepetitiontome!Like,ugh,Iwannabepartofyourbrigade!
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Everything Is Tacos (http://everythingisshiny.kinja.com/) intheweeds
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YOUANDTHERESTOFTHECOOLKIDTWITTERSPOCGESTAPOTOTALLYSHOWEDUPATMY
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comeonpoppet (http://comeonpoppet19.kinja.com/) intheweeds
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CanIbethesecretaryofthisemailchain?
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intheweeds (http://intheweeds.kinja.com/) Everything Is Tacos
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Itwasallonmysayso.I'mlikethegodfatherofthegoonssquad.Isayjumpandpplsay"omgfine!Just
don'tbreakmylegs!"andIlaughandlaughastheyhopetoonedaybemade.
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Aurora F (http://aurora.kinja.com/) NomadiKat
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Peopleaccusingyouofracismandhomophobiaisnotthesameaspeoplethreateningtorapeormurder
you.Neithermaybefunforyou,buttheyareabsolutelynotthesameclassofinternetcomment.
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YOUTOLDMEI'DNEVERHAVETOJUMPAGAINIFIJUSTDIDTHISONETHING
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InterruptingCat (http://interruptingcat.kinja.com/) intheweeds
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Idoanythingstrangersontheinternettellmetodo!I'vemadesomeverybadlifechoicesasaresult...
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DangerTits (http://dangertits.kinja.com/) Aurora F
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Penabler (http://penabler.kinja.com/) DangerTits
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YeahthatdirectionchangewassoabruptmyneckbrokeandI'mdeadnow.
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Aurora F (http://aurora.kinja.com/) Penabler
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I'mprettysurethat'smanslaughterattheveryleast.
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OregonBeast (http://oregonbeast.kinja.com/) NomadiKat
Yesterday 5:52pm (http://nomadikat.kinja.com/no-nobody-committed-a-crime-against-you-lets-start-of-1579803060)
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No.Nobodycommittedacrimeagainstyou.
Let'sstartoffwithonebasicpoint:Youweren'tlibeled.Intheweedswroteananalysisandopinionpiece.
Sheiswellwithinherlegalrightstobelieveyou,yourwritingsandyouractionsareracistandsheiswell
withinherrightstowriteaboutwhyshebelievesthat.Sono,youweren'tlibeled.
Second,let'stalkaboutwhathappeneswhenyouarelibeled.Guesswhat?Inmostsanejurisdictions,libel
isacivilmatter,andnotacriminaloffense.Infact,theUN'sHumanRightsComissionhascomeoutand
saidthathavinglibelbeacriminaloffenseviolatesArticle19
(http://web.archive.org/web/20130509133717/http://www.manilatimes.net/index.php/news/top
stories/16100libellawviolatesfreedomofexpressionunrightspanel)oftheInternationCovenantof
onCivilandPoliticalRights.
Here'stherealstory,andit'snotthemultithousandwordsofnonrealisticindignationyoujustvomited
outofyourkeyboard:Yougotcalledonyourshitandyoudon'tlikeit.TheEnd.
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Manslaughterisstillnotasbadaslibel,acriminalbehaviorsoodiousitrequiresbothboldfacingand
italicizing.Theprisonsarefilledwithlibelers.
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InterruptingCat (http://interruptingcat.kinja.com/) Penabler
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Youwillbemissed.
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xeos (http://xeos.kinja.com/) OregonBeast
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Perfect.
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Yesterday 6:30pm sugarhill started this thread
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sugarhill (http://sugarhill.kinja.com/) NomadiKat
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Idisagreewithsomeofyourportrayaloftheresponsetoyourpiece(Ididfindsomeaspectsofyour
articletroubling)butIthinkthebulkofthisisasolidwriteupofonlinecommentary.However,to
comparetheresponseyoureceivedtothatgiventoauthorswhoarethreatenedwithrapeandmurder
that'ssomemajorhubrisnomadikat.Iamnotinvalidatingyourfeelingsaboutthisexperience,butmaybe
don'tputthemonthesameplaneaspeoplewhoareleftinfearoftheirlives?Criticismofyouasracistin
thesamediscussionasdeaththreats?Youcan'tpossiblylackthatdegreeofselfawarenessand
perspective.
Fortherecord,IcriticizedDuvia'sassaultofalocalandsherepliedtomeinthecommentsandcarried
onareasoneddialoguewithmeaboutherstory.Ithinkalotofthecriticismwasnotabouthertravels
butinthewaythatyouchosetopresentthem.
(Asanaside,youdescribedJezebel"theforemostsourceoffeministnewsontheinternet"itseditorsare
thefirsttoacknowledgethatthatstatementisagrossmischaracterizationofthesitejezebel.comisnot
afeministsite.It'sirrelevanttoyourpiecebutpeoplewoulddowelltokeepthatinmind).
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comeonpoppet (http://comeonpoppet19.kinja.com/) OregonBeast
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I'veanidea!Let'shashtagthatlastbitofperfection.Iwillcoverawideswathofpeopleonthe
Kinjaverse.
ETperrequest:#Yougotcalledonyourshitandyoudontlikeit
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fleur de livres (http://fleur-de-livres.kinja.com/) OregonBeast
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MICDROP
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Talorast (http://talorast.kinja.com/) OregonBeast
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THANKyou.
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I am Xyl0c41n3 (http://i-am-xyl0c41n3.kinja.com/) sugarhill
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Exactly!IhadnoproblemreadingDuvia'sstoryastoldbyDuviaherself,viatheblockquotesNomadiKat
provided.AndevenviasomeofthecommentsDuviapostedafterwards,beforethearticlegotyanked.To
me,Duviawasnevertheproblem.Theproblemis,andalwayshasbeen,thewayNomadiKatwritesand
herutternarcissismandinabilitytoseejusthowoffensiveherwritingis.Ortoevenentertaintheidea.
HerownlittleblurbscouchingthethoughtsofDuvia'sworkdidDuviaadisservice,anddraggedherinto
anargumentthatreallywasn'tabouther.
AndnowforNomadiKattohavesatstewingforacoupleofweeksonlytocomebackwiththishyperbolic
andtotallyfraudulentwordvomitofhowGT,PR,andJezcommenterswerethreateningherwithrape
andwishingherdeath?Comethefuckon!Thereareso,so,SOOOOmanysurvivorsofrapeandsexual
assaultinallthreeofthoseforumsthatanysuchcommentslikethatWOULDNEVERFLY.Neither
wouldtheybetoleratedbythesurvivorsnorthealliesinthecommentariatofthoseforums.Andif
anyoneinthoseforumsDIDdecidetolevelsuchabullshitcommentatawriteroranothercommenter,
theywouldswiftlybedealtwithbytherestofthecommentariatandthemods!
NomadiKatisalsogenerouslyemployingselectivememorywhenitcomestotalkingaboutthecomments
directedatherwork.Itwasn'taspontaneouskerfufflethateruptedoutofnowhereontheDuviapost.
Pressureandtempershadbeenbuildingoverthecourseofacoupleofmonthswitheachsuccessivetone
deafpostNomadiKatmade.
IdistinctlyrememberreadingthepostshewroteaboutMexicanfood.AsaMexicanAmericanmyself,I
cringedwithherquaintdescriptionsofhow"nice"theMexicanfoodvendorswere,asifitwastotally
unexpected.AndalsoofherpanderingtothetiredstereotypethateatingMexicanfoodcauses
gastrointestinalproblems.AccordingtoNomadiKat,itmayhappen,butnotoftentoherbecauseshe
likesspicyfood,andshejusttakesthehitanyway,ifitdoeshappen.Andthatwasoneofherleast
offensiveposts.
Theaudienceforherpostsstartedgrowingslowly,andsodidthecriticisms.And,likeeveryoneelsehas
alreadymentioned,muchgentle,friendlyadvicewasoffered,repeatedly,onlytobemetwithrepeated
indignationonbehalfofNomadiKatbeforethingsgotheated.Shereapedwhatshesowed.Andshestill
doesn'tseethat.
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sugarhill (http://sugarhill.kinja.com/) I am Xyl0c41n3
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Kirov (http://kirov.kinja.com/) NomadiKat
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Sorry,whichhumanrightsorganizationsexactly(Iwantnames)sharedyourpost?
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Yesterday 5:38pm xeos started this thread
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IwastryingtobediplomaticinmycommentbuttemoreIthinkaboutthisfollowuppieceandher
dramaticattempttopaintherselfthemartyr,themoreaggravatedIbecomeforallthereasonsyoulist
andmore.
Iamalsothrilledthatotherpeoplehavementionedthefactthatusinggifsandmemesinwhatyouare
tryingtopresentasaseriouspieceofwritingisabsurdIleftthatcriticismoutfordiplomacybutJesus
fuckingChrist.
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NinjaCate (http://ninjacate.kinja.com/) Kirov
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Shecan'tposttheirnamesorwemightgoandcriminallyandlibelouslyharassthemwithour
internetmobjustice.GOSH.It'slikeyoudidn'tevenREADKirov!
Shecan'thaveusCENSORINGmorewomenonlinewithourbullyingways!
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InterruptingCat (http://interruptingcat.kinja.com/) NinjaCate
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Weareaprettyscarygroupof...avatars?
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A Farce to Be Reckoned With (http://afarcetobereckonedwith.kinja.
Today 9:59am (http://nomadikat.kinja.com/ironically-my-lazy-googling-only-displayed-that-inthew-1580053884)
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xeos (http://xeos.kinja.com/) NomadiKat
Yesterday 5:38pm (http://nomadikat.kinja.com/you-are-sure-using-a-lot-of-words-that-you-obviously-do-1579794124)
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Youaresureusingalotofwordsthatyouobviouslydon'tknowthemeaningof.Firstofallnoone
censoredyou,yourpostwasdeemedoffensivetothestandardsofPRnoonedestroyeditandlegally
boundyoufrompostingitanywhereelseonline.
Second,criticismstoyourcolonialisticpostarenotahatecampaign,norisitcriminalactivity.Noone
washarassingyouinthatpostorinIntheWeedspost.
Thirdly,callingyouaracistisnotahatefulremark,seriously.Idon'tevenknowwheretobegin
unpackingtheentirebullshitthatisthispost.Juststopwithyourshitandfindanotherbrand.
Alsothesubjectofyourarticlecommentedonthepostssayingshedidn'tunderstandwhyyoutookso
muchshitoutofcontext.
EDIT:ThiswastheperfectSHUTUPANDLISTENmomentforyou.Theentiretimeittookyoutowrite
thissteamingpileoffuckshit,youcouldhavereflectedontheMANYvalidcriticismsyoureceived.You
didn'tevenhavetoapologizejuststopsayingsuchracistshit.
AlsonooneonJezebelcensoredyourass,stopwiththeliesandyouaren'tsomeSJWwhoisbeingput
downbyoppressors.
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Mrs. Gideon Regrets (http://mrs-gideon-regrets.kinja.com/) xeos
Yesterday 11:42pm (http://nomadikat.kinja.com/all-of-my-yes-to-each-of-your-points-especially-your-e-1579940600)
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Allofmyyestoeachofyourpoints,especiallyyouredit.Wasitutterlyinconceivabletotakeafew
momentstolisten,tothink,toreflect?Clearlyso.Iguessthere'sjustnotimeforintrospectionwhenthere
arewildclaimsofcriminalitytobelodgedontheInternet.
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InterruptingCat (http://interruptingcat.kinja.com/) Mrs. Gideon Regrets
Today 7:02am (http://nomadikat.kinja.com/seriously-no-one-likes-their-work-being-torn-apart-and-1580007726)
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Seriously!Noonelikestheirworkbeingtornapartandbeingtoldthey'rewrong,butbeforeyoudouble
downonyourownopinionwithwhateverthehellthisis,maybeyoushouldstopandconsiderwhyso
manypeopledisagreedwithyouinthefirstplace.Youaren'tevenobligatedintheendtoagreewith
thembutMAYBEyoushouldtrytohearthemout.
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Jane of the Slums (http://mbp.kinja.com/) NomadiKat
Yesterday 6:03pm (http://nomadikat.kinja.com/oh-hun-white-european-here-and-even-to-me-your-gener-1579808915)
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Ohhun.
WhiteEuropeanhereandeventomeyourgeneraltoneinpreviousarticlescameacrossextremely
"richgirlonhergapyearlookingatthenoblesavages".Ididhopeitwasanaivethingratherthana
wilfulignorancethingbut...
Confusingdeathandrapethreatswithvalidcriticismofyourworksimplymakesyoulookhysterical.
Threatsarenever,everacceptable.Tellingsomeonethattheycomeacrossasracist/superior/colonialist
that'sfairgame.Aroundhereit'sgenerallyputrelativelypolitely.
Noteveryonewhodisagreeswithyouisatroll.Removingapostthatthereadersfindoffensiveisnot
oppressivecensorship.Authorshipisaprivilege,notaright,anditcanbetakenawayforwhatever
reasonthepowersthatbedecide.
Ialsofailtoseewhichlawswerebrokenbydiscussionandcriticismofyourpostandarequest/petition
foritsremoval?
Finally,Ithinkyouwouldbenefitfromdigestingthis(http://groupthink.jezebel.com/thisiswhati
meanwhenisaywhitefeminism1498799007)article.
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Missy Pants (http://missypants.kinja.com/) Jane of the Slums
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Ohgod,youhitthenailonthehead!
"richgirlonhergapyearlookingatthenoblesavages"
SomanygirlsliketheseIhavemet!Thisonebeingliterallytheworst:
http://www.backspac.es/r/z9pQnNAC0Z/m...(http://www.backspac.es/r/z9pQnNAC0Z/mypet
mushroom)
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Jane of the Slums (http://mbp.kinja.com/) Missy Pants
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"Mydadputusupinthehotel"
Saynomore.
Yesterday 8:57pm eur de livres started this thread
fleur de livres (http://fleur-de-livres.kinja.com/) NomadiKat
Yesterday 8:57pm (http://nomadikat.kinja.com/ive-been-thinking-about-this-this-begs-the-question-h-1579884902)
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I'vebeenthinkingaboutthis:
Thisbegsthequestion,howdoesIntheweedsknowthatI'mnotapartoftheLGBTcommunity
myself?
Firstofall,notthecorrectuseof"begsthequestion."Itdoesnotmean"thequestionbegstobeasked."
Secondly,itdoesn'tmatterwhetheryouyourselfareLGBT,thatdoesn'treallymakeyoupartofthe
communityandcertainlydoesn'tmakeitimpossibleforyoutowritethingsthatareoffensiveor
detrimentaltothatgroup.YouarenotabovereproachifyouidentifyasLGBT.You'realsoawhite
womanandyouwriteaLOTofthingsthatareoffensiveanddetrimentaltowomenandincredibly
embarrassingtowhitepeople.
Youalsooffendmeasawriteratleast70%ofgoodwritingisbeingabletoselfedit,andthissortof
verbalincontinencejustmakesyoulookalittledesperateandarrogant.Dumpingeverythingyoucan
thinkofonthepagewithnoregardtowhetherit'srelevant,redundant,orlogicalwillnevermakeyoua
goodwriter.Themisspellingsinthispostproveyoudidn'tevenproofread.Juststoptryingsohardtobe
insightfulandprofoundandtheNativeWhisperer,it'snotworking.
Moreover,youmakealotofassumptionsyourselfaboutintheweedsandalltheother"anonymous
internetusers"toserveyourpurposes.Howdoyouknow,forexample,thatthey'renot"humanrights
professionals"orattheveryleast[responsible]journalistsoractuallawyers(whichbtwmanyare,and
findyour"criminal"accusationsprettyamusing).ALLthepeoplethatcriticizedyourwritingMUSTbe
wrongbecauseacoupleofbloggersprobablydidn'treaditallthewaythrough?
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Imean,ingeneraltermsIcantotallyunderstandsomecultureshock.Butyoudealwithit,y'know?The
toiletsaredifferent,oroldwomengotopless(thehorror!!),oryouhavetowearaheadscarf/long
sleeves.Partoftravellingistolearnandunderstandthatdifference.
NopointflyinghalfwayroundtheworldtodrinkStarbucksandcomplainaboutthingsbeingdifferent.
DisclaimerItotallydrankstarbucksabroadsometimes,becausetherewasairconandwifi.Tobalance
that,IalsoateunidentifiedMeatonnastick,someofwhichIthinkweregizzards.Theywerenice,
anyway.
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Becauseyourattitudeherejustasmuchastherestoftheworldisthatyou'rethesaviorcomingto
enlightentheignorantnatives,andyou'resomuchsmarterandbetterthaneveryonearoundyouthat
youcan'teverbewrongandpeoplearejustmean.
Andisn'titinterestingthatyouronlytwosupportivecommentswerepostedovernight,westerntime,
fromburneraccountswithnopriorhistories,andsoundincrediblylikeyou?
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Yesterday 8:21pm Talorast started this thread
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Talorast (http://talorast.kinja.com/) NomadiKat
Yesterday 8:21pm (http://nomadikat.kinja.com/honestly-i-didnt-like-your-original-article-for-a-lot-1579871111)
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Honestly,Ididn'tlikeyouroriginalarticleforalotofreasons.Idon'tlikethatyousaythegalhas"the
balls"tonotgetraped.HowintheFuckdoyounotseehowthatwouldpissofffeminists?Also,flails
haveballs.Minorpoint,Iknow.Ididn'tlikethe(admittedlyunintentional)implicationthatvictimsjust
weren'tballsyenoughtodefendthemselves.Itwasapoorlywritten,poorlythoughtoutarticleandthe
criticismsseemedmostlytofollowthattrend.Thisisapoorlythoughtoutpoorlywrittenandmiserably
sourcedrebuttaltothosecriticisms.I'mgladyouownyourwork.Juststopplayingthevictimwhenfolks
thinkitgarbage.
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NinjaCate (http://ninjacate.kinja.com/) fleur de livres
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Verbalincontinence.
VERBALINCONTINENCE.
Iamdead.
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InterruptingCat (http://interruptingcat.kinja.com/) NinjaCate
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It'strueperfectionasadescriptionforwhatwaswrittenhere!Asawritermyself,Isecondthisphrasing!
Editingishard,weallknowit,butdamnit'saprettybasicrequirementforthegame.
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hotfreypie (http://hotfreypie.kinja.com/) Talorast
Yesterday 9:18pm (http://nomadikat.kinja.com/thank-you-can-we-please-talk-about-how-the-term-mediev-1579892287)
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Yesterday 5:37pm hotfreypie started this thread
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hotfreypie (http://hotfreypie.kinja.com/) NomadiKat
Yesterday 5:37pm (http://nomadikat.kinja.com/i-think-that-you-are-ignoring-some-of-the-valid-critici-1579793809)
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Ithinkthatyouareignoringsomeofthevalidcriticismsthatyouhadonyourarticles.Mainly:
Theywereinsensitivetowardsrapevictims,andyourfriendrepelledsexualassaultbysimplysayingfirm
"NO,"soshewasa"badass."
Asasurvivorofsexualviolence,thiswasincrediblymarginalizingandshaming.AmInota"badass"
becauseIcouldn'tpreventmyowntrauma?
ThebodyshamingintheTurkishbatharticlewasbad,girl.
Sayingthatolderwomen'sbody'sare"gross?"Mockingstretchmarks?Seriously?Onafeministwebsite?
Discussinghowyourdinnerwithfriendhadbeen"ruined"byPOCgatheringaroundyou,which
apparentlymadeyouawareofallofthepovertyaroundyou.
Ontopofeverything,youalsoshatonpeoplethattravelinEurope,bysayingthatyourfrienddidn't
chosetogotoParis,andinsteadchoseamorenuancedexperience.Yourwritingstylemakesitseemlike
youweregawkingatPOC.Notmakinganefforttounderstandthem.
Youhadanopportunitytolearn,fromthosemoreeducatedthanyourself,butinstead,youclaimthat
youcan'tberacistbecausethesewebsitespostedyou.That'snothecase.
Youdonotacknowledgethecomplexissueofbeingawhitepersontravellinginacountrythatis
populatedbyPOC.Youbodyshamed,repeatedly.Youmadesurvivorsofsexualviolencefeellikeshit,
becausetheyweren't"badass"enoughtorepelattackerswhiletravelingalone.
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Yesterday 10:38pm Evie Havok started this thread
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THANKYOUcanwePLEASEtalkabouthowtheterm"MedievalMace"wasmisusedtoo!?!?
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C.A. Pinkham (http://ubertrout.kinja.com/) hotfreypie
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Yeah,thatgotlostinthefactthattheoriginalpiecehadjustSOMANYTHINGSwrongwithit.
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Everything Is Tacos (http://everythingisshiny.kinja.com/) hotfreypie
Yesterday 6:33pm (http://nomadikat.kinja.com/i-came-to-say-stuff-but-you-said-it-all-1579824195)
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Icametosaystuff,butyousaiditall.
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Evie Havok (http://i_love_afi.kinja.com/) NomadiKat
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Seriously,fuckoff.
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Yesterday 5:17pm jennyapples classic started this thread
jennyapples classic (http://jennyapples.kinja.com/) NomadiKat
Yesterday 5:17pm (http://nomadikat.kinja.com/you-do-not-learn-do-you-there-could-be-a-lot-of-good-1579781236)
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Youdonotlearn,doyou?Therecouldbealotofgooddistilledoutofyourpostsbuttherewerevalid
criticismsfromlegionsofwellread,highlyeducated,informed,thoughtfulpeople.Thosecriticisms
startedoutpolite.Theystartedoutconstructive.Theystartedoutpositiveandgoodnatured,tryingto
nudgeyoutowardseeingwhatyouwerewritingaboutfromadifferentangle.
Insteadofengagingandtakinginterestinthefeedbackofpeoplewhoweregivingyoufreefeedbackthat
couldhelpyoumoveyouranalysistothenextlevelyoubecamedefensive,petulant,angry.Insteadof
acknowledgingthecomplicatedcontextofawhitepersonandyesyouarewhitetravellinginnon
whitecountriesyoudugindeeper.Yourejectedhistory,literature,experienceandbecameaggressive.
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chritter is a nocturnal feminist mancatfish (http://chritter.kinja.com/) Evie Havok
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Oh,Evie.C'mon,bringthesnark!Risetotheoccasion!:P
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InterruptingCat (http://interruptingcat.kinja.com/) chritter is a nocturnal f
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Idon'tknow,theoccasionhassetaprettylowbarinthiscase...
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Reverseracismisnotathing.(https://www.google.co.uk/search?
q=reverse+racism+is+not+a+thing&oq=reverse+racism+is+not+a+thing&aqs=chrome..69i57j0.5569j0j7
&sourceid=chrome&es_sm=0&ie=UTF8)Isaidittoyoubefore,buteducateyourself.Keepyourmind
open.Valuethestoriesofpeopleyouareutilizingforyourstories.
Buythemsomepovertycomputers.
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Today 9:19am C.A. Pinkham started this thread
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C.A. Pinkham (http://ubertrout.kinja.com/) NomadiKat
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Picard,JeanLuc."YouHaveGottoBeFuckingKiddingMe."USSEnterprise.Space,Stardate2352.4.
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Yesterday 10:29pm Evie Havok started this thread
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BayAreachick (http://bayareachick1.kinja.com/) jennyapples classic
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Allofthis.
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Izzy Romaro (http://izzyromaro.kinja.com/) C.A. Pinkham
43 minutes ago (http://nomadikat.kinja.com/youre-my-favourite-too-1580162385)
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You'remyfavouritetoo.
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Evie Havok (http://i_love_afi.kinja.com/) NomadiKat
Yesterday 10:29pm (http://nomadikat.kinja.com/1579916220)
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Yesterday 6:25pm GerdieSingsTheBlues started this thread
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GerdieSingsTheBlues (http://barrelhouse.kinja.com/) NomadiKat
Yesterday 6:25pm (http://nomadikat.kinja.com/the-powder-room-is-a-difficult-forum-it-is-a-privilege-1579820337)
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ThePowderRoomisadifficultforum.Itisaprivilege,notaright,tohaveauthorshipthere.Andit'snot
aforumwhereyourmantra"Ifyoudon'tlikeit,don'treadit"applies.It'saforumthatfollowsadifferent
rule:"Ifyoudon'tlikeit,criticallyandthoughtfullyexplainwhy."Authorsareexpectedtotakethat
criticism,andtointeractconstructivelywiththecommentariat.Iknowyouthinkthatyouhavedone
that,butthebroaderissueathandhasalwaysbeenthetoneofyourarticles,andyouhavenever
successfullyaddressedit.Ialwaysthoughtyourblogsweretonedeafandselfpromotional,froma
simplisticbutwellmeaning"poverty/homophobia/badthingsarebad"angle.
Andthenyousaid"reverseracism"andIjusthavenowords.NobodyatJezebelNOBODYAT
JEZEBELwouldeversanctiontheuseofthatphrase,ortheauthorwhousedit.
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Josie Grossie (http://josiegrossie.kinja.com/) Evie Havok
Yesterday 10:32pm (http://nomadikat.kinja.com/you-win-the-post-1579917243)
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Youwinthepost.
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Yesterday 7:13pm Nilla Wafer started this thread
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Nilla Waffler (http://nillanilla7.kinja.com/) NomadiKat
Yesterday 7:13pm (http://nomadikat.kinja.com/i-havent-ever-commented-on-one-of-your-articles-though-1579841685)
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Ihaven'tevercommentedononeofyourarticles,thoughI'vereadthemall(andIdidnotparticipatein
anydiscussionsorpetitionsigning)butIdidemailthePowderRoommodandsharemyfeedback:thatI
thoughtthequalityofyourworkandyourlimitedandsometimesoffensiveframeofreferencereflected
poorlyonthePowderRoom.
SoalthoughIrealizeit'sprobablycomfortingtoportrayyourselfashavingbeendrummedoutbyan
onlinehorde,it'sverypossiblethatthedecisiontopullyourpostwasn'tsomuchabout"thecriminal
behaviorofothers"asitwasamoregeneralsensethatyourwritingwasconsistentlyfailingtoliveupto
thestandardssetbythemoderator.
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Yesterday 7:42pm KABarrick started this thread
KABarrick (http://kabarrick.kinja.com/) NomadiKat
Yesterday 7:42pm (http://nomadikat.kinja.com/dude-i-could-talk-to-you-about-this-on-a-personal-leve-1579854735)
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Dude,Icouldtalktoyouaboutthisonapersonallevelandbeencouragingandshitbutyou'renot
approachingitthatway.Yousayyou'reastudentofcomedyandthenmisspellimprov(fixthatplease).
ThenyouuseablogtoreferenceGeorgeCarlin?Noperformancecitationoroneofhiscountlessbooks?
Fine.ButoneoftherulesofcomedybesidestimingisKNOWYOURAUDIENCE.Youdidn'tdothatand
youstillaren't.JezebelisnotPowderRoomandneitherisGroupThinkorKinja.Haveyoureadanyof
theotherpostsonPowderRoom?Wereyouwritingtothosecommentersandreaders?Howabout
JezebelwhosereadershipfreakedoutwhenoneauthorphrasedChrisBrownas"havingsex"atsome
absurdlyyoungageinsteadofappropriatesexualassault/rapelanguage.
Andstoptalkingaboutyourselfasabrandwhenyou'renottalkingtosocialmediaormarketingpeople.
ItmakesyoureallyhardtolistentowithanymoreseriousnessthantheKardasians.
Actually,talktosomesocialmediapeoplebecausemaybeyoucanregroupafterthismisstepandfind
yourplace.Passiveaggressivelyattackingthemodsisn'tgoingtowinyouanyfriendsthatyouWANT.
AndI'mguessingCarlinwouldsaycolonialwhitepersonarticlesarebullshit.AndI'm99%surehe
wouldn'tcarewhatabunchofinternetfuckswouldthinkorsayabouthim.
I'm@kbarrickifyouwanttodiscussthingswithoutfootnotes.
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Barrick,K.A.Nomadikat.kinja.com/nomadikatfigh(http://nomadikat.kinja.com/nomadikatfigh
)whatever.Metafootnotejoke.
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Yesterday 9:11pm Scarlet Fever Disco Ball started this thread
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Scarlet Fever Disco Ball (http://scarletherring5100.kinja.com/) NomadiKat
Yesterday 9:11pm (http://nomadikat.kinja.com/you-have-thrown-together-so-many-instances-of-differing-1579889808)
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Youhavethrowntogethersomanyinstancesofdifferingoppressionsandappliedthemtoyou,it's
amazinglyinsulting.It'snotlikepeoplehaven'tbeengivingyouconstructivecriticism,youjustignoredit.
They'veexplainedwhytheyhadproblemswithyourposts,youignoredit.Thusthepresenceofyour
postsandtheircolonialistignorantbullshitbecameanoffense,becauseitisasymptomofwhite
supremacyinU.S.dominatedmedia,i.e.institutionalandsystemicracism,whitepeopledominated
culture,notKKK.(Learnwhatyou'retalkingabout.Ordon'tit'sjustanotherindicationyou'rehappyto
remainoblivioustothefeelingsofothersunlessasasocialexperimentforyourownselfishness.)
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Today 12:30am Italian Spiderland started this thread
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Italian Spiderland (http://royalspork.kinja.com/) NomadiKat
Today 12:30am (http://nomadikat.kinja.com/a-lot-of-people-have-jumped-at-this-post-but-i-thought-1579954039)
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AlotofpeoplehavejumpedatthispostbutIthoughtIwouldmakeasmallerpoint.
Ionceturnedinapaperin8thgradewithaboutthispercentageofblockquotes,theteachergaveme
backabadgradebuttoldme,"atleastyoudidn'ttrytoclaimtheworkasyourown."
Insteadoflettingyourownargumentsholdanyweight,youweaveparagraphtoparagraphwith
quotationsfromotherpeople.Thisissimplyanappealtoauthority,andaprettyoutrageousexampleat
that.Youshouldinthefutureusesmallerquotesinthemiddleofyourpoints/paragraphssothatthey
supportyourargument.
AlsoIknowthisis2014andeverythinggoes,buttrynottousecitationandgifsinthesamepiece.It
doesn'twork.
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Yesterday 5:30pm Josie Grossie started this thread
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Yesterday 5:30pm (http://nomadikat.kinja.com/no-one-harassed-you-we-disagreed-with-you-and-explaine-1579789181) (http://josiegrossie.kinja.com/)
Nooneharassedyou,wedisagreedwithyouandexplainedwhyyourpostsareoffensive.Whateven.You
aresoridiculousatthispointIcandonothingbutlaugh.
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Yesterday 7:18pm nappyheado started this thread
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nappyheadflo (http://nappyheadflo.kinja.com/) NomadiKat
Yesterday 7:18pm (http://nomadikat.kinja.com/if-you-took-the-same-amount-of-time-that-you-dedicated-1579843940)
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Ifyoutookthesameamountoftimethatyoudedicatedtoresearchingandwritingthisarticle,andput
thateffortintoresearchingandunderstandingthecomplaintsaboutyournumerousethnocentricand
racistpiecesofwork,thenyoucouldhavesparedeveryonefromthisbullshitrighthere.Haveagoodday,
andIamthankfulthatyou'reremovedasanauthorfromthePowderRoom.
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Yesterday 9:11pm brotherparish started this thread
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brotherparish (http://brotherparish.kinja.com/) NomadiKat
Yesterday 9:11pm (http://nomadikat.kinja.com/what-intheweeds-and-other-kinja-users-did-was-criminal-1579889706)
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WhatIntheweedsandotherKinjausersdidwascriminalbehavior.
Sowhyhaven'tyoucalledthepolice?Yourdistrictattorney?
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Yesterday 9:16pm Mayati started this thread
Mayati (http://mayati.kinja.com/) NomadiKat
Yesterday 9:16pm (http://nomadikat.kinja.com/you-cite-so-many-sources-but-you-dont-reference-the-ac-1579891598)
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Youcitesomanysources,butyoudon'treferencetheactualsitesthatpublishedyourarticleafterPR?Is
theresomethingI'mmissinghere?
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Yesterday 10:08pm Kirov started this thread
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Kirov (http://kirov.kinja.com/) NomadiKat
Yesterday 10:08pm (http://nomadikat.kinja.com/wait-are-you-saying-that-criticisms-of-your-posts-cons-1579909343)
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Wait,areyousayingthatcriticismsofyourpostsconstituteaviolationofyourhumanrights?
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19 minutes ago Empress Foofypants started this thread
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Areyouseriouslystarringcommentsthatyouthinkareagreeingwithyou?Seriously?Letmehelpyou:
NONEOFTHECOMMENTSAREAGREEINGWITHYOU.
OMG,whatiswrongwithyou?
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Yesterday 9:07pm brotherparish started this thread
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brotherparish (http://brotherparish.kinja.com/) NomadiKat
Yesterday 9:07pm (http://nomadikat.kinja.com/not-one-single-criticism-seemed-accurate-to-you-1579888217)
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Notonesinglecriticismseemedaccuratetoyou?
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Yesterday 8:01pm candleame3 started this thread
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candleflame3 (http://plantinmoretus.kinja.com/) NomadiKat
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I'mprettysurethatifZygmuntBaumanknewaboutthisdustuphewouldnottakeyourside.
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dormouse (http://dormouse.kinja.com/) candleflame3
Yesterday 11:52pm (http://nomadikat.kinja.com/the-funny-thing-is-that-she-criticizes-people-for-misre-1579943676)
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Today 1:46am Evie Havok started this thread
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ThefunnythingisthatshecriticizespeopleformisreadingherarticleswhenZygmuntBauman'stourist
syndromeisn'tabouttheinternet.Intheveryquotationshechose,it'sclearthatAmandaHessistheone
extendinghisargumenttoapplytowomenontheinternetwhoreceiverapeanddeaththreats.
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GerdieSingsTheBlues (http://barrelhouse.kinja.com/) dormouse
Today 12:50am (http://nomadikat.kinja.com/you-have-educated-me-today-i-thank-you-1579959157)
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Youhaveeducatedmetoday.Ithankyou.
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Youknowwhat,yourpostdoesn'tdeservethedignityofthoughtfulanalyses/responses.I'mjustgoingto
respondtoyouinGIFs.
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12 minutes ago Izzy Romaro started this thread
Izzy Romaro (http://izzyromaro.kinja.com/) NomadiKat
12 minutes ago (http://nomadikat.kinja.com/i-have-nothing-else-to-say-other-than-to-tell-you-to-t-1580183699)
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Ihavenothingelsetosay,otherthantotellyoutotaketimetoreflectuponthecriticismsandresponse
(nowherenearcriminalbehaviourorcomparabletorapethreatsthatyoumayhavereceivedearlier)
hereonthis'piece'youwrote.
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Jane of the Slums (http://mbp.kinja.com/) Evie Havok
Today 10:02am (http://nomadikat.kinja.com/much-as-i-understand-the-feelings-the-you-should-kill-1580055459)
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MuchasIunderstandthefeelings,the"youshouldkillyourself"gifisnotcool.Theoneaboveit
is....hypnoticthough!
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NathanFillion,Firefly,20022003,Unknownepisode,CreatedbyJossWhedon,godofthenerds.
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sugarhill (http://sugarhill.kinja.com/) Izzy Romaro
Just now (http://nomadikat.kinja.com/incorrect-citation-that-is-from-castle-created-by-an-1580192694)
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INCORRECTCITATION.ThatisfromCastle,createdbyAndrewMarlowe.
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Yesterday 10:40pm Evie Havok started this thread
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Evie Havok (http://i_love_afi.kinja.com/) NomadiKat
Yesterday 10:40pm (http://nomadikat.kinja.com/please-go-back-to-the-white-feminist-hole-that-you-came-1579919866)
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PleasegobacktotheWhitefeministholethatyoucamefrom.IthinktheystillcallitFeministingorwas
itFeministe?That'smoreyouraudience.
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50 minutes ago Jim Rose started this thread
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Jim Rose (http://jimrose.kinja.com/) NomadiKat
50 minutes ago (http://nomadikat.kinja.com/jezebel-isnt-interested-in-feminism-given-all-the-atta-1580159706)
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Jezebelisn'tinterestedinfeminism,givenalltheattacksat"certain"women.It'sjustanothercattyspot
ontheinternetawashwithquasilesbianpheromones,thelatestinanticonservative,antimorality
talkingpointsandthat"meangirl"bodywashsmell.Whenyoudrooloverarapist(BillClinton)and
promoteBill(I'llcallawomanaC***)MaherwhileattackingWOMEN(eventhoseyoudisagreewith).
Thatisn'tfeminism,it'sagenda.
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