This review contains spoilers for the first season of I May Destroy You as well as discussions around rape trauma and sexual assault.
This is the transcript of the first episode of Making It: Women in Film - “Escaping Through Filmmaking”. Hosted by Shania Bethune and Malin Evita.
In the past few years, the conversation around holding people accountable for their actions has been very hostile. You have people deliberately searching for tweets with slurs to find out a now big YouTuber said something homophobic when they were 14 and now want them off the face of the planet, where it’s quite clear the goal is not to hold them accountable or promote growth, but playing God.
For the past few days, #TransWomenAreWomen has been trending on Twitter. This is after Stephen King tweeted just that which got J.K. Rowling to unfollow him and delete a tweet where she thanked and praised him (after he retweeted an excerpt from a thread of hers).