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This the last tweet I’m going to engage with specific #DezNat things. I’ll still call out hateful individuals, but really this is shite behavior. Don’t try and deny it.Most of y’all are homophobic, misogynistic, transphobic, racist individuals — whether you “think” you are or not
Feel free if you’ve received hate from #Deznat to post it here. I figure we need a thread about it. #callthemout
Jus because someone calls out your shitty behavior doesn’t make them hateful. @lennie_mennie And see how deftly he dismisses the harassment of feminists and the meme that was made? #misogyny
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So, the other thread I was talking about at the beginning of the week and, sadly not about Vagrant Story or Farscape.

One of the questions I see pop-up again and again is why do TE*Fs (note the wildcard placement, there's nothing radical about these #Fuckwits) have such...

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hatred for #trans #people?

Well, if we step back a little and change how we look at the patterns of behaviour, and look at those behaviours in a different paradigm, one more associated with personal relationships, TE*F behaviour and attitudes have a depressingly familiar...

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pattern to them.

CW:Discussion of abuse, and the power dynamics used by abusers

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Recently, a #tenured #prof at a grp dinner made a #sexist joke. I didn't laugh.

He pointed at me & called me out on it.

"See, I knew SHE wouldn't get it."

I reported it to an #administrator & copied a 1st yr prof also present at dinner. She corroborated my story.

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Like me, she couldn't say anything during dinner as senior prof collaborated w/ our prog, which he reminded us several times. The administrator I spoke to was sympathetic & concerned, & assured us that senior prof is a well-known a**. We aren't the 1st to run afoul of him. 2/7
Hearing their responses validated my experience greatly.

The 3 of us discussed how junior prof & I would deal w/ future events. One way was to ask senior prof to clarify his "jokes."

Junior prof said this was likely to be the least destructive. Administrator agreed. 3/7
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A woman and a man co-authored a book.
@NPR interviewed them both.
Guess which segment got cut?

NPR’s #sexist blunder is proof that women’s work isn’t just overlooked—it’s erased work.qz.com/1326146/ via @QuartzAtWork
The day before the interview was to run, @NPR let the woman know--in an email--that because of "the way the segment worked out," only the man's quotes would be used.
In that segment the woman's name was never mentioned at all.
No mention the book was co-authored.
None.
Silke-Maria Weineck, a professor at UMich at Ann Arbor, deserved to have full credit for her work on @NPR’s “All Things Considered,” in the segment with journalist Anders Kelto.

But why didn't her co-author mention her name? (Which I am deliberately erasing here for balance.)
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