Women

Clair Ching sent me a link to
Joss Whedon’s post about the honour killing of a young woman. As sickened as I am to hear that
such things happen and that the proliferation of mobile phones and
video sharing services has given rise to amateur pornography of
violence, I do not feel despair. I can’t feel despair. To give into
despair is to give up, to let myself be paralyzed by fear. Nor can I
see the problem as female. This kind of discrimination is abominable
in any form, whether it be against the homosexual or the homeless or
the housewife.

But what can I do?

I can be strong and live my life as if the world I want is already
here, and to either laugh at or fight or shame those who act
otherwise.

E-Mail from Clair Ching

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