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"The loss of privilege is not oppression."

N.K. Jemisin, the awesome science fiction & fantasy authoress


The above tweet is her response to a group of highly influential writers lamenting the rise of criticism regarding sexism and discrimination in speculative publishing. The bestselling older, heterosexual white males with significant platforms to voice their opinions feel marginalized, do they? As Jemisin puts it, the intention of the First Amendment was not about a "guy's right to be a bigoted asshole, essentially unchallenged." Her longer comment on the "SFWA shenanigans" here.