Kenny Sharpe writes at the Globe & Mail:
Last month, Kate Hansen woke up in her home on Vancouver Island and started going about her routine, which included a check-in with Facebook. She was stumped to find that she could no longer post anything or read any messages.
Hansen, 40, had a pretty good idea that her account suspension was because of one of two posts. The first was related to a comment expressing her opposition to Facebook recently suspending the accounts of other lesbians for using the word “dyke” on the social network. The second was a comment she made in the closed, members-only Facebook group, Radical Lesbian Feminists, about trying to gather a group of women to travel from Vancouver Island to Vancouver for that city’s annual Pride event. “Our own dyke march,” she wrote.