The Organizing Network
Victim: “Your data is Islamophobic, racist, homophobic, and transphobic.”
Presenter: “Really? Show me exactly where this is the case. Which data points?”
Victim: “You are Islamophobic, racist, homophobic, and transphobic.”
Presenter: “Really? Please share with me exactly what I said or did that makes you think this?”
Victim: “I don’t engage with people like you. You’re not worth it.”
Presenter: “I’m confused. Are we having the same conversation?”
This is the conversation you’ll have when presenting data to someone who only thinks through the lens of identity politics.