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Last year Otafest apologized to me for being racist and ableist towards me. I accepted their apology. I was even gonna make a post this year about how well they responded.

Only to found out that members of their staff and friends have been talking very badly about me
It makes this apology seem empty. Otafest haven't posted anything about how they were gonna make changes.

Instead I've been attacked by their friends. One of which even made a call out post in which they lied about many things including trying to talk to me and situations.
This situation and call out post in which they tried to cancel me. Was very hurtful especially when they misrepresented what happened between me & Otafest. And it harmed my reputation. It felt like I was being punished for speaking up last year. They got the revenge they wanted.
I've tried to contact Otafest to discuss this situation privately and whether the con was supporting this type of behavior. But they haven't responded back to me.

I'd like to believe they weren't involved but several of the people that attacked me online. Otafest follows them.
Here's the original thread from last year:
They came on my thread that wasn't even about them. And tried to silence me as a black disabled woman.
I am willing to talk to Otafest privately or publicly, they have my email address. Please boost this thread so they can respond to me. I've been trying to read them since June.

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