[Noisebridge-discuss] Job Creator

spinach williams spinach.williams at gmail.com
Wed Oct 16 17:40:08 UTC 2013

just don't use the word jokingly, it's ridiculous to make such a big deal
about being called. your reputation is not at stake here, just be

On Wed, Oct 16, 2013 at 10:37 AM, Johny Radio <johnyradio at gmail.com> wrote:

>  On 10/16/2013 10:16 AM, Nicholas LoCicero wrote:
> I dont think johnny meant anything by it. Youre judging his words without
> hearing his subtext. Yes, I get upset when people say 'thats gay' because
> Im queer spawn, but i have never corrected anyone on it because I knew they
> werent really serious, just ignorant and ignorance is suffering, so
> reacting to ignorance is reacting tp suffering.
> thanks Nicholas, but i don't feel i'm either ignorant or suffering. If
> anyone chooses to consider my use of the word "rape" as a tongue-in-cheek
> metaphor to be an expression of insensitivity toward women's suffering,
> then you're mistaken. My sister was raped once, and she still suffers from
> it. That's one reason i have done volunteer work for Women Against Rape.
> i consider Freedom of Speech to be a fundamental right, and i will
> exercise that right.
> however, Noisebridge does have it's own rules. Therefor, Jeffery Carl, i
> encourage you to propose that johny radio be banned from noisebridge for
> using the word "rape" as a metaphor. If i am asked to leave noisebridge, i
> shall comply without argument.
> --
> Johny Radio
> Stick It In Your Ear!
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