I am ashamed of my species.

Ok, so I was on Facebook yesterday and I saw a post from one of my fellow Otaku and part of the staff at Anime Banzai and was like what!? It dealt with one the European gaming Expos. One the Journalists that was there covering the event who writes for http://indiehaven.com as well as other various online gaming publications, which wasn’t the problem.

The problem was that some British comedian dehumanized, humiliated and socially scarred this person all because she was transgendered. Well even though the people/event staff apologized to her, they refused to present the comedian that caused the whole stinking mess in the first place. Microsoft Public Relations European offices really screwed the pooch raw on this. The whole event was a shambles and Microsoft should MAKE the person they hired for this event not only publicly apologize to her but hand writes a written apology as well. We’re supposed to be a kind humble species, but when I see this type of shit, and yes shit, crapfest, shitstorm happening?

I’m ashamed to even be connected to the human race as a species. It should not matter, whether you’re Chinese, Korean, British, Scandinavian, Russian, American, black, white, yellow, blue, green or freaking purple, Gay, transgendered or transsexual or A-sexual! You should treat everyone -e.v.e.r.y.o.n.e with respect, even if you don’t agree with them, show the courtesy of respect. I heard the Kotaku was going to run an article on it and that the journalist requested that they not run the article well that didn’t happen.

From what I do see they have ran it and also went back and edited out her twitter account as to not encourage more wastes of humanity to post hate tweets on her twitter Thanks Kotaku. http://kotaku.com/xbox-one-presenter-humiliated-me-on-stage-says-transge-1421596988

*Ultimate facepalm*

Damn the human race is in a sorry state.
No wonder The Doctor turns his back on us from time to time.

EDIT: I have read that there may have a miscommunication btw the two people involved on this. Here is the URL with the explination http://www.frasermillward.com/apps/blog still doesn’t condone how the person handled the matter when inviting Ms. Dale to the stage. I standby by my belief on how people should be treated regardless of race, disability, gender, or species. Facts remain however that during the incident and up to before that “Joint” decision/blog entry on Mr. Willward’s blog that Ms. Dale did get threatening, demeaning and just plain mean tweets from people she has no clue of. Oh and to note, I never gave name of who the MS Microsoft hired either. The whole debaacle seems to have gone to a dull roar, but this doesn’t change how this poster feels when situations like this “do” happen, it’s wrong, it’s not justified, and it’s definitely not the way a decent human would act.

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5 thoughts on “I am ashamed of my species.

  1. I say, hit ’em where it hurts. In the pocketbook, Boycott Microsoft products until they issue a formal apology. Fire the a$$hat who demeaned a fellow human being simply because of his own shortcomings.

    To the woman that this was directed at- Honey, there is nothing wrong with you. You are beautiful, worthwhile and brave.

    It will be a cold day in hell before I ever buy another Microsoft product again. Google’s Chromebook is pretty cool.

  2. And you’ll be removing this post given that the accuser has admitted that she was lying about the whole thing then, I assume? Not to mention posting a public apology to the “British twatwaffle.”

    • No I won’t but I will say there does seem to be have been further developments in this case. He still handled the situation quite poorly, and should have thought a bit more before speaking. Ms. Dale may have indeed taken things out of hand slightly. However they did get together to discuss this on a calmer field, and after some time has passed since the incident and media reporting. Seems they have resolved their issues in regards to the incident at EGX.

      I will not apologize because I stand on my firm belief that people need to be treated equally regardless of race, gender, disability, or species. if you don’t like that? That’s your issue not mine but you are entitled to you opinion and view on the matter.

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