Slightly controversial: for all the applause that Sarah J is getting today, it has seemingly been forgotten that she threw a PRC citizen under the bus of queerphobia and sexism perpetuated by the authorities in the PRC.

That doesn't excuse the harassment Sarah received.
But I'm also not going to be promoting the NYT pieces on G*m*rG*te when they conveniently leave out the bit where Sarah tried to publicly downplay the threats to Naomi's physical safety from being outed and threw her under the bus.
I also must point out that I was quick to advise Naomi to not make allies with the G*m*rG*ters who were harassing Sarah or let them use her as an excuse for the pile on.

But yeah. Argh. Sometimes stuff is a lot more nuanced than is publicly told or remembered.
If you're going to take one thing away, take away that Asian experiences are not universal. A Korean-American can't make claims about what is or isn't safe for a PRC citizen.

Hell, I as an ethnically Chinese American who is closer to Taiwanese than PRC can't speak for Naomi.
But I think it's important to always listen to and believe marginalized people rather than talking over them.
is the other reason why I'm not sharing the NYT's pieces -- because G*m*rG*te wasn't the start of coordinated online harassment. Black women have been suffering far longer.
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