Like some of you, I probably won't be back either. I usually used to visit this forum everyday, so this will be sad for me. It's quite pathetic, too...but...what can I say? I feel like I do want my rights to be protected and I still want to have free speech, and be able to say what I want. Which, I never said anything above the level of c-r-a-p here, so...but I do believe in having rights, and some place which doesn't allow that to be fully true, well, I can't have it.
So I'll visit you all on the other forums. Count me out on this one. I'm sad to do this but I feel it is needed for me to feel comfortable. Everybody that's going to the other forums...count me in.
One thing I think some of you might find out there in unmoderated-land is that on a lot of unmoderated forums, it's the loudest, foulest mouthed people who rule the roost, and generally they stay busy claiming to be "more CF than thou". You will find that a lot of those alpha-dog types are men...single ones, too, generally. They are all too happy to get in a pissing contest with you about semantics...believe me. I am battle-scarred from my time on a.s.c. on Usenet.
Good luck getting any *real* support from those alpha types --- being CF is a lot easier for men, generally. Also, make no mistake: they rule those newsgroups, in a way. If you're not "CF" enough for them, militant enough for them, or if you don't spout enough invective or toe the line that every last person who's ever reproduced is the worst scum of the earth, you'll hear about it as well. Black and white arguments tend to go over well there. Meanwhile, most of the world seems (at least to me) to be various shades of grey.
If that's what you want, then please...by all means, have at. I have a feeling you might miss out on some real double-x chromosome CF support, though.