Rebecca Solnit refuses to talk to me
Identitarianism disaster: I was supposed to interview the American essayist at Mantua's Festivaletteratura but 24 hours before the meeting she cancelled, opting for a speech without a debate. She was told that I was 'transphobic' and that she would get into trouble. Here are my questions, which she wanted in advance: you judge.
When I announced on Twitter that I would be interviewing Rebecca Solnit at the Festivaletteratura in Mantua, a user warned me: "A transfeminist open to debate?". I would never have imagined that 24 hours before the meeting, with no respect for my work, Solnit would have refused the dialogue - opting for a short speech without a debate - because, according to her, I am 'transphobic'. Dear Twitter friend, I should have listened to you. Things like this have happened to many others, and many times. JK Rowling, a [...]