Sensitivity readers

A recent and needed activity
Is pre-reading for sensitivity.
But where to assign
That very fine line
Between censorship and subjectivity?

Sensitivity readers are people who read manuscripts before they’re published to check for racist or otherwise offensive tropes so they can be rewritten before publishing.

  • The article that spawned this conversation (h/t Kelly Kingman)
  • Fact-checking vs. culture-checking
  • The Baby-Sitters Club
  • Movie ratings
  • gatekeeping vs. censorship
  • free speech, hate speech, and censorship
  • TrustNet

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