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xkcd is usually pretty good with the whole feminism thing. So this really disappointed me:

'I'm cool with her past lesbian experimentation, but I wish she hadn't insisted the experiments be scientifically rigorous.

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Mary O’Hara asks if a comedian who groped a woman onstage was crossing the line. She discusses some of the online conversation that followed the event, and she seems to think that it’s clear it’s not. Which is good. I’m with her on that.

However. I find this interesting:

But like Knight, I wonder if members of the audience – or Stewart Lee, the comedian who hosted the event – should have intervened. The young woman had seemed to go on stage of her on volition, but had no reason to suspect she would be pinned to the floor and groped. I did shout “get him fucking off you”, but obviously not loud enough. [my emphasis]

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