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In the middle of writing something on AO3 that is...to not mince words...about the trauma and survivors guilt that the AIDS epidemic inflicted on a generation of gay men and one survivor trying to wrestle with how it affected his life.
Most people dont leave comments but I've gotten two so far calling my work "pure and wholesome" 😑
I think people are not used to seeing works about this subject that arent straight up trauma porn.
a rant about deplatforming and mocking assholes
If you want to stop assholes, YOU NEED TO STOP THEIR HARM
They are VERY PUBLIC about who they target and why.
But no one steps up to fix it. No one does the ONE THING that would stop this shit which is to SUPPORT THE FUCKING VICTIMS.
HARASSMENT AND THREATS WORK BECAUSE *YOU* LET THEM WORK.
Fewer than 40 percent of those with a hearing disability work full time, data shows. "If you can't hear or speak right, you're not going to get a job," says Amanda Koller, who is deaf and –– despite her master's degree –– struggles to find employment.
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