If you’re not threatened with rape, you’re told you’re not qualified, you’re not good enough, you’re not welcome here.
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.