On this beautiful #Pride Sunday in San Francisco, I'm thinking about an email I got this week from a Facebook moderator in Tampa. They're a queer person of color, and the job is taking its toll on them.
When I open Instagram today, I see a wonderfully diverse group of people celebrating all around the city. And because of the work of this person and their colleagues, I see none of the hate speech that people post on Facebook and Instagram every day.
So happy #Pride to everyone today. But happy Pride especially to the people cleaning up the internet for the rest of us, to the long-term detriment of their own mental health. We owe you a debt.
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