On 5/27/06, Daniel R. Tobias <dan(a)tobias.name> wrote:
That doesn't seem like a fair policy; you seem to believe that it's a
good idea to ban somebody from using the name they wish, even if it's
their actual given name, just because somebody else finds it
offensive for some (culturally-specific) reason.
Yes, I do. I'm sorry for Dick Head and Johnny Bigbollocks, and especially
Osama bin Laden and Yasser Arafat and even Colin Powell. That nice girl
Lynndie Enland especially. But sometimes you have to put the group
ahead of your own.
- it was pretty clearly meant
in that context, so banning her for being gay was pretty out of it