Date: 2017-02-28 06:12 am (UTC)
From: (Anonymous)
Well said. The internet outrage each year over this conference is already tired. The organizers are clearly interested in making the conference a positive and safe experience for all attendees, and they're trying something different than most other conferences. They should be applauded and given constructive feedback on how to improve.

Sponsors haven't pulled out because they disagree with the approach, they've pulled out because the vitriol surrounding this trumped up outrage is way, way over the top.

Look, I'm a life-long social progressive but the conservatives are right that this PC culture has gone off the rails.
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