Sending Sally (Update)


If you hang around these parts at all, you’ve probably seen SallyStrange. You’ve probably also seen some solid commenting from her and some information about the political and volunteer work that she does. You may even have seen how she’s been targeted by the slime pit disinformation factory for speaking up.

So it’s probably unsurprising that I’m happy to use this space and some of my resources to help Sally out. In this case, I’m acting as an intermediary to help get Sally to the American Atheists 50th Anniversary National Convention in Austin, Texas, in March.

I’m using my own PayPal account as a barrier between Sally and any potential malicious nonsense. She has plenty of friends around here who will be more than happy to donate, but she’s gotten enough of the unwanted attention too that an extra layer of identity protection seemed like a good idea to both of us.

So if you’re one of those friends, feel free to click and donate below. Let’s make sure she gets the good time that she’s more than earned, shall we?

Update: Goal met! Money sent to Sally! Thanks to everyone who donated.

Comments

  1. Anthony K says

    Okay, about an hour ago I made a donation for SallyStrange, but I used the the Paypal button at the bottom left, under the “Support FTB” heading, because this post wasn’t up yet.

    I added a note saying it was for SallyStrange, so I hope it gets to the right place.

  2. says

    Ooo I reckon I owe her for some great laughs from her take downs of assorted misogynists in comment threads over the last year. Hope you have a good time…

  3. says

    Anthony K:

    I did get that donation to the FTB paypal account but didn’t think to look at the note attached. Stephanie was on the ball, though, and called my attention to it so the money got to where it was intended. Thanks for contributing to a great cause. And I just made an additional donation myself as well. I hope Sally has an awesome time.

  4. says

    New post up! I’m linking to it here because it has a little bit of background about my own personal notoriety amongst the anti-feminist contingent, and why I’m a good person to support. Short version: I’m a feminist, already with my own contingent of haters, and I have community organizing and public communication skills which could serve the movement well. Check it out! http://strangesally.wordpress.com/2013/02/17/lies-told-by-anti-feminists/

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