twitter bans me for describing how terfs are fascists, saying its hate speech.
@Laurelai I also have been banned for hate speech against transphobes
@AmyJade @Laurelai @phoenixx @alfred @c0mrade It seems like people develop beliefs either through accept something that's been told to them wholesale or by evolving their beliefs over time. The former method is very fragile, which means in order to maintain such beliefs they have to develop defense mechanisms, whereas people often welcome challenges to beliefs in the latter category, provided they're not off-the-cuff challenges from folks whose beliefs are in the former category.
@Laurelai @AmyJade @alfred @c0mrade @seanl @phoenixx I mean is there verifiable proof of that? I grew up around that type of Christian. And most of them were peaceful human beings. Maybe angry, but never violent or 'militant' other than when that voted for militant politicians, but that's just the failing of having a government with so.much power that people like that make others fearful.
@alfred But perhaps they can make some noise on my behalf this was the thread context https://twitter.com/laurelai_bailey/status/982052311588659205
@tessaracht @Laurelai Such BS. Can you contest their judgement on that? I have been reporting transphobia on Twitter quite a bit over the last few months, and they actually have suspended or banned the accounts I reported (as they should have, though I was still surprised). They also recently suspended a well known nazi for transphobic comments.
I have little patience for that but I take outing neo-nazis seriously so I don't jump the gun
his caution in breaching the subject and eventual reveal of racist shit couched in safe language implies that he knows damn well what he is doing
but I cannot be certain, so take it with a grain of salt
maybe he was deceived by someone else
@c0mrade @Laurelai I'm not sure. He is usually one of my favorite Tooters because he seems level headed. I'm not part of your movement, so I'm not as honed in on speech patterns and such, which is why I am sometimes surprised to find my favorite people turn hardcore... something... intolerant? Maybe... but then maybe they were always that way. I have been too hardcore on too many political leanings to side with antifa or with the alt right. I see sense...