Facebook forcing Rape and Domestic Abuse Victims, along with Drag Queens to use Real Names with Policy


The drag community has been fighting with Facebook for weeks regarding the social network’s “real name” policy. 

Facebook has been cracking down on the names people are using on the site, forcing them to use the names that are on their government-issued ID cards or risk getting their profile suspended, in an effort to “keep our community safe.”

The irony, however, is that sometimes people use pseudonyms on the site in order to feel safe.

And that includes Oakland, California, resident Mike Woolson, a local drag queen and cartoonist, whose wife is an aspiring member of the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence. The Sisters are an LGBT organization focused on community service and drag performances. The group has been around since the late 1970s.

Read more: http://www.businessinsider.com/drag-queens-arent-the-only-people-affected-by-facebooks-real-name-policy-2014-9#ixzz3NViCN4Ax

Drag Queens Aren’t The Only People Affected By Facebook’s ‘Real Name’ Policy – Business Insider.

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Posted on December 31, 2014, in Uncategorized and tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.

  1. I recently wrote an article on this after my acct was deleted for the policy. I outlined three reasons why this policy is should be changed…. http://ladyliberty1885.com/2015/01/21/facebook-papers-please/

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