Libby Emmons

Libby Emmons

How Anonymous, Unproven Accusations Turned Mike Tunison's Career Into MeToo Road Kill

How Anonymous, Unproven Accusations Turned Mike Tunison's Career Into MeToo Road Kill

Mike Tunison has become the latest writer to go public with details of life among The Canceled. In a newly published essay, the Washington-Post-journalist-turned-restaurant-janitor explains what it’s like to go through the #MeToo false-accusation meat grinder and come out the other side with your career reduced to tiny shards.

Libby Emmons
Libby Emmons
Feminism
We ‘Gender-Critical’ Feminists Pay a Price for Speaking Out. But the Price of Silence is Higher

We ‘Gender-Critical’ Feminists Pay a Price for Speaking Out. But the Price of Silence is Higher

Disagreement over sex and gender have cleaved the feminist community between those who believe that biological sex is immutable, and those who believe that transitioning sex to align body with brain is not only possible, but a legally binding marker of identity. Courts, social-services organizations and schools all have been

Libby Emmons
Libby Emmons
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The Folly of Disappearing Art and Culture

The Folly of Disappearing Art and Culture

Following the harrowing recent documentary Leaving Neverland, which detailed sexual abuse allegations against Michael Jackson, executive producers of The Simpsons, James L. Brooks, Matt Groening, and Al Jean, have decided to remove an episode from the canon in which Jackson’s voice makes an appearance. It is not the

Libby Emmons
Libby Emmons
Art
Why Do People Tell Me I’m Not Allowed to Write?

Why Do People Tell Me I’m Not Allowed to Write?

When I first started writing, it was on something of a dare. In 8th grade my friends and I ate lunch in the librarian’s office in the school library. We’d had enough of the cafeteria, with its cliques, nasty comments, and seating hierarchies. Since one of

Libby Emmons
Libby Emmons
Free Speech
Writing for Quillette Ended My Theater Project

Writing for Quillette Ended My Theater Project

It was suggested that I apologize, and that an apology might help. This wasn’t an assurance, but an idea—if I walked back what I had written, there might be a way forward. I looked around the table at these four women who knew me too well to

Libby Emmons
Libby Emmons
Art
The Transhumanism Revolution: Oppression Disguised as Liberation

The Transhumanism Revolution: Oppression Disguised as Liberation

Transhumanism is an ideology which holds that humans must harness technological advancements to take an active, intelligent role in our own evolution and the evolution of our species. When we think about these developments as a society, we tend to consider them in relation to the improvement of the human

Libby Emmons
Libby Emmons
Science / Tech