Being judged sucks

But how I handle it is up to me. Is the author of the Harry Potter series really a transphobe? We haven’t heard a peep from JK Rowling since the Twitter storm erupted just before Christmas. She defended Maya Forstater, a feminist who was fired from a think tank for tweeting her opinion that becauseContinue reading “Being judged sucks”

How to respond to an insult

We’ve all been in this situation. The first impulse may be to return the insult. But that escalates things. And you lose the moral high ground. Trading insult for insult is about winning, not resolving. Calling the person out is a bit better. But that makes the other person defensive and more entrenched in theirContinue reading “How to respond to an insult”