Endangering somebody is okay when you do it under your real name
Picked from wank_report.
In the beginning of the year, Seeking-Avalon posted an open letter to Elizabeth Bear aka matociquala about the representations of people of color in fiction. After Bear's initially reasonable response, a wank broke up among her supporters and friends and lead to Writing The Other/Great Cultural Appropriation Debate of DOOM '09. One of the participants in the debate was coffeeandink, who also posted a public warning about Will Shetterly, who is a general fail person.
Now, Shetterly and Kathryn Cramer have been actively trying to out coffeeandink's real life identity, with Cramer making accusations about coffeeandink hiding behind anonymity and Shetterly making speculations about coffeeandink's personal life and background. coffeeandink has posted about this in her journal.
Apparently, Shetterly and Cramer both backed off when warned. But now they expect apologies for that. ETA: Appeared to back off, actually. As told by vito_excalibur, Shetterly is now banned from Feminist SF Wiki for his efforts to reveal coffeeandink's name.
Update: Kathryn Cramer has now password-protected her entire blog. There are screenshots of her post about coffeeandink here and here, with coffeeandink's name removed. Earlier she redirected those who tried to access her blog to a site with possible malware.
Update 2: greyorm is now intentionally outing coffeeandink.
Update 3: Shetterly has opened his ignorant trap again.
Update 4: Cramer is back to demanding an apology.
Update 5: A new general summary by rydra_wong. arionhunter has made a post about Elizabeth Bear's reaction.
General summary of what's been going on.
rydra_wong has a link masterlist here and more posts in her race fail-tag. coffeeandink has her own race fail-tag here. Seeking-Avalon has a timeline about the original racefail here.
And if you want some comic relief, mtgat has Meta in Song.
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