What I'm saying is that public shitstorming is unacceptable, and if that 
happens frequently from one particular group, being it feminists or LGBT, it is 
hurting everyone, but especially the group which starts the shitstorm. More so, 
if the rumor turns out to be false later - you can't fully undo the damage to 
the falsely accused, and there will be additional damage for spreading false 
accusations. 

Spreading unverifyable rumors and accusations is not a fair process. If you 
want to be treated fair, treat others fair, as well. Our community here is 
based on ethical grounds, and reciprocity is an important part of it. 
Responding to evil with evil however is wrong. Respond to evil with justice, 
and that includes a lot of formal rules, which have been made on purpose. 

Am 17. September 2016 12:24:31 MESZ, schrieb Leah Rowe <i...@gluglug.org.uk>:
>Hi,
>
>On 17/09/16 10:03, Bernd Paysan wrote:
>> Am 17. September 2016 10:13:17 MESZ, schrieb David Kastrup
><d...@gnu.org>:
>>> The mailing lists you are using here are not related to workplace
>>> matters of the FSF and I doubt that you improve your apparent
>friend's
>>> legal standing as well as her and other LGBT's future job
>prospectives
>>> if you continue illustrating the consequences an employer has to
>face
>>> for standard employment decisions in the course of doing business
>with
>>> persons you consider to be representing.
>> 
>> Strongly seconded. I know one trans person which I would hire based
>on her experience,  should she apply and I actually have the budget.
>However, the risk of a shitstorm should something happen, would be a
>reason against such an employment. And since such a shitstorm could
>just arise from rumors, trust in that trans person alone is not
>sufficient. 
>> 
>> So please: if you want the same discrimination free world for LGBT,
>as I want, don't spill this poison of hate and shitstorm. 
>> 
>
>What you're both saying is that I shouldn't stand up someone being
>bullied and discriminated against, and that the issues should not be
>raised simply because it could cause trouble.
>
>This is the exact mentality on the part of the FSF leadership that got
>a
>trans person fired.
>
>Shame on you.
>
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