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IT HAPPENED TO ME: I RECEIVED RAPE THREATS AFTER CRITICIZING A COMIC BOOK

bookoisseur:

gimpnelly:

I wrote a piece for xoJane about the business of being a woman in comics. Trigger warning (and a warning that some of the threats are included in the article).

I know violence begets violence but nothing makes me want to reach through the computer and physically hurt another human like seeing/hearing my friends be threatened. 

Fun Story: gimpnelly & I discussed me going to a con with her as a roommate this summer. My duties: Official coffee fetcher, bourbon buyer, and muscle. My resting bitch face is something to be feared. 

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