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Don't Mess with Firefly! How SciFi Fans Made a Campus Safe for Free Speech

Posted on 2011.12.28 at 05:55

It shouldn't take a fandom, though. We should be there to support free speech, even when it's not hung from the broad shoulders of a TV hero.


heron_pose at 2011-12-28 15:23 (UTC) (Link)
What a great video! (I know I'm ordering the kids off my lawn, here, but *why* won't Neil Gaiman get the hair out of his eyes? /grandma moment)

I agree the fandom angle shouldn't be necessary, of course; I guess there are just so many outrages, anything that makes action fun is a boost.

One sad thing is, I guarantee you that there are racist and sexist and homophobic words and actions flying all over that campus every day, and this is the thing that gets TPTB upset. Jeez.
Machiavellian Puppet Master
tjs_whatnot at 2011-12-29 06:03 (UTC) (Link)
But see, now free speech is cool. :))
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