From Activist With Hat: http://activist0hat.wordpress.com/2013/07/30/name-the-problem-cathy-brennan/
Name the problem. Name the problem. Name the problem. Name the problem. Name the problem. Name the problem. Name the problem. Name the problem. Name the problem. Name the problem.
Debating online with terfs has turned into my own personal drinking game that allows me to drink whenever one of them comes up with a new catch phrase/gimmick (without any valid or reliable substance) for the week. I get really drunk. It’s sad. My favorite has to be “name the problem” though. So catchy, yet so ignorantly dismissive of the complexity of our society’s system of oppression. Let’s downgrade our comprehension and critical thinking skills for a moment to use their framework of identifying societal concerns:
Name the problem:
My printer–it ran out of ink while printing my dissertation; My alarm clock–it didn’t wake me up in time to watch Melissa Harris Perry; the chipotle worker that forgot to put my guacamole in the bag.
I had to name the problem.
During the end of April, Cathy Brennan decided to harass me repeatedly through Twitter. In addition to the screen shots posted below, there are many more where she decides to tweet at me. Within an hour (most tweets within a matter of minutes after each other) notifications from Brennan flooded my inbox.
Looking back through my archive has shown that all of Brennan tweets are no longer available. So, if Twitter users aren’t able to delete their tweet replies from other users, it means for whatever reason Brennan removed them.
In the beginning of January, Cathy Brennan filed a Peace Order against me stating to unreliable news sources that she was “afraid of this person.” Do you consistently tweet to individuals you are scared of? Why engage in direct contact with me knowing I can’t reply back? Was she expecting me to reply back? Apparently so since this was the tweet she used as evidence to file a report that I was out of compliance with my Peace Order:
Continue reading at: http://activist0hat.wordpress.com/2013/07/30/name-the-problem-cathy-brennan/