Goodness, it’s been a while, hasn’t it? In case the embed doesn’t work for you, the Storify is here.
As promised/threatened, Edie Kendel has taken to “exposing” me. Apparently, the fact that she knows nothing about me–or the fact that I’m fairly transparent and boring–isn’t going to stop her. Here’s her first attempt at smearing me. Continue reading “Poo at a Wall, Part I (Update)”
Now that “Elevatorgate” is in the news for his harassment on Twitter, I figured news sources might as well know that this isn’t just the one account with the puerile name-calling and the obsessive Storifying. Just scratching the surface, there are several. I also named his associate, Edie Kendel/AmbrosiaX, because the fact that people who do this are being aided by others within our community is contested, and thus, important.
So now, according to Edie, I guess I’m gonna get it. Continue reading “Prepare for the Blazing”
Mother Jones today published an article about “Elevatorgate”. No, not the backlash Rebecca Watson has been receiving for more than two years now. Reporter Dana Liebelson wrote about the pseudonymous fellow with that Twitter handle (now, apparently, permanently suspended by Twitter after the publicity it’s been receiving) and former blog title who has been trying to inflict harm on Rebecca Watson for more than two years now. The part of the backlash who named himself after the whole.
The occasion of the article is Elevatorgate’s recent forays into “documenting” feminists outside the skeptical and secular movements through Storify. With more people (and more high-profile people) complaining, Storify’s president has had to take notice. He hasn’t done it well (Voltaire! Ergo there are no limits to free speech!), but he is maybe, possibly getting better.
What sets apart Liebelson’s article, however, is that Elevatorgate reached out through an “intermediary” who says they “work with elevatorgate” to give his take on what he’s doing. Continue reading “What Mother Jones Missed”