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Response to dsc (Reply #65)

Fri Jul 24, 2015, 09:19 PM

67. Jury Results on the hidden post

AUTOMATED MESSAGE: Results of your Jury Service

On Fri Jul 24, 2015, 08:02 PM an alert was sent on the following post:

As Leonard's mother said: "Buck up, sissypants."
http://www.democraticunderground.com/?com=view_post&forum=1251&pid=473309

REASON FOR ALERT

This post is disruptive, hurtful, rude, insensitive, over-the-top, or otherwise inappropriate.

ALERTER'S COMMENTS

The OP is gay...Calling a gay poster "sissypants" is unacceptable. This isn't Free Republic.

JURY RESULTS

You served on a randomly-selected Jury of DU members which reviewed this post. The review was completed at Fri Jul 24, 2015, 08:15 PM, and the Jury voted 4-3 to HIDE IT.

Juror #1 voted to HIDE IT
Explanation: I agree with the alerter. I also voted several days ago to hide a post that called Hillary a "corporate whore." Name-calling is unnecessary and inappropriate (and a TOS violation) anyway, but certain labels are *especially* loaded, even when not being used against members of marginalized groups, because their "insult value" depends entirely on the marginalization and devaluation of those groups to work at all.
Juror #2 voted to LEAVE IT ALONE
Explanation: No explanation given
Juror #3 voted to LEAVE IT ALONE
Explanation: No explanation given
Juror #4 voted to HIDE IT
Explanation: I'm not sure the poster knew the writer of the op is gay. I which case if he/she didn't, there would be no foul, just an unfortunate choice of a quote. But on the chance the poster did know, then I will vote to hide, because that type of name calling does not reflect progressive attitudes.
Juror #5 voted to LEAVE IT ALONE
Explanation: No explanation given
Juror #6 voted to HIDE IT
Explanation: The poster, a known sexist, outs himself as a homophobe and a fan of execrable "comedy" in one post? God, I love the internet.
Juror #7 voted to HIDE IT
Explanation: The poster may not have known the OP is gay. And sissypants is a potential insult to everyone, not just gay people. In fact, the poster quoted Leonard's mom from Big Bang Theory saying it to Leonard, who is straight. So I see no anti-gay slur here. That being said...it was an unprovoked personal attack. There was no justification for it. And so I am voting to hide.

Thank you very much for participating in our Jury system, and we hope you will be able to participate again in the future.

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