“You don’t mediate someone being racist. You don’t mediate someone being groped at the bar. You don’t mediate this shit. You tell whoever was causing the problem to make it right or get the fuck out. And sometimes the only way to make it right is to get the fuck out.”
Annalee Flower Horne is a science fiction writer, Code of Conduct consultant, and co-editor of The Bias, a blog that examines geek culture from underrepresented and marginalized perspectives. You can find Annalee’s writing at TheBias.com and on their personal site, FlowerHorne.com.