EtcetEraThreadNovel coronavirus (COVID-19) resources and discussion thread (Discussion guidelines in OP)
ReasonUser Banned (3 Days): Fearmongering
I have no doubt that this could be a long, drawn out process that sends use the way if the dinosaurs. I’m not trying to be alarmist, I just think this is why the world needs to come together to fight this shit.
EtcetEraThreadSam Smith comes out as non-binary (see staff post for discussion guidelines)
ReasonUser Banned (3 days): Ignoring staff post
I get why someone would not want to be referred to as "he" or "she" if they consider themselves non binary, but surely "they" is plural.
Edit: Rushed in to comment then realised I had the most unoriginal thought ever, but I stand by it.
EtcetEraThreadUK: Students and Parents protest against Gender Neutral uniforms
ReasonUser Warned: Inappropriate commentary
Wouldn't getting school girls wear trousers be good safeguarding? There are bad people out there. I'm not suggesting they start wearing burkhas or anything, but as a parent of a little girl, I'd probably rather she wear trousers. There are bad people out there with camera phones, for instance.
EtcetEraThreadYouTube Video: "Dear White Beg-packers..." (See Staff Post)
ReasonUser Banned (1 Day) Ignoring Modpost
I see "Dear White People" is a popular thing now. I'd suggest that whether White People deserve to hear a message or not, a really good way to have them shut down and not listen is to start with the words "Dear White People". Clearly puts people on the defensive.