I suggest that as a supporter and administrator of a website that
labels me as a faggot, and a participant and advocate of another
website that has been home to trolling me with homophobic language for
years, you avoid finding silly reasons to pick tiny holes in my text.
I am in a same sex marriage recognized by UK law. Being called /a gay/
is the least of my worries. In comparison your access to OTRS and
personal oversighted material on Wikimedia projects worries me and
On 26 January 2015 at 19:02, Alison Cassidy <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> On Jan 26, 2015, at 2:43 AM, Fæ <email@example.com> wrote:
>> Tarc, I felt your "lipstick on a pig" comment about a transexual was
>> not just disgusting, but was a key example of why we needed a WM-LGBT
>> user group to both highlight and gradually improve a hostile culture
>> on Wikimedia projects that appeared to allow blatantly anti-LGBT
>> attitudes and language on its projects under the guise of "being a
>> joke" or "teasing".
> Fæ, please don't refer to someone as "a transsexual"; it's objectifying and demeaning. Imagine someone calling you "a gay" - doesn't that just sound *wrong*? Adjective, not noun.
> -- Allie
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