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How should the issue of non-racial slurs be discussed?

The thread on “Racial slurs that should never be written,” was focused on racial slurs. Several people brought up other types of slurs, but they were told that that thread was not the place to address those slurs. This is the thread to discuss where to address those slurs. [more inside]
posted by NotLost on Jul 27, 2020 - 170 comments

Feature Request: prevent racial slurs from being posted

I have noticed that certain egregious racial slurs are being deleted by mods with a note. I am requesting a feature to simply prevent users from posting these slurs in the first place. [more inside]
posted by xtine on Jun 26, 2020 - 235 comments

"Indian giver" is still not okay

Calling someone an Indian giver is still racist. [more inside]
posted by kamikazegopher on Apr 2, 2013 - 414 comments

Is the word "Cracker" acceptable on MetaFilter?

Is this comment really going to stand? I've seen way less questionable comments get deleted so I'm a little surprised that it's still around. I have to admit, it is clever, but I think this may set a precedent where you can use any slur as long as you do it in a clever enough manner.
posted by MattMangels on Jan 28, 2013 - 590 comments

Racial epithets in Metatalk

I take issue with the use of "dirty indian givers" in this thread. [more inside]
posted by kamikazegopher on Jan 6, 2012 - 445 comments

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