“There were a few surprises that came with the story on last week’s front page, “Sex shop forced to halt erection drug demos.”
…Most troubling, however, were the comments the Banner’s article generated online. It pit women against men to the point where people were being increasingly insulting and rude. There were unwarranted personal attacks between lesbians and gay men — people we often think of as politically aligned. I was shocked and horrified.”
Is online bullying in Provincetown hitting a new low? Read the full editorial from the Provincetown Banner and let ptownie know what you think in the comment section. For more on the subject, be sure to read the piece we previously posted by Jeannette de Beauvoir: A Culture of Nastiness? Social Media in Provincetown.