All I did was write a tweet. This tweet: The next day, a Twitter friend shared this: Since the 26th, my Twitter messages have been filled with hate, violence, and threats. Anything I tweet receives responses from people I’ve never heard of or interacted with, mostly white men, that are vile and repulsive. They areContinue reading “Going Viral on Twitter Isn’t All It’s Cracked Up To Be”
Dear Rep. Yoho, Earlier this week, you verbally accosted Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on the steps of the Capitol. You stuck your finger in her face, calling her “disgusting” and “out of her mind.” After Rep. Ocasio-Cortez stated you were being rude, you stormed off, muttering loudly enough for everyone to hear that she was aContinue reading “An Open Letter to Ted Yoho”
If you are told by someone who has survived trauma, or someone who has been oppressed and marginalized, someone who has lived a different life than you, that you are tone policing, consider the possibility they’re right.