The other day I wrote about how we, the tax-payers, have paid House staffers to edit the wikipedia entry for the choco taco. It turns out that some staffers spend a lot of time on wikipedia not just trolling, but being actively deceitful and hateful to the LGBT community – so much so that wikipedia has banned them.
According to The Hill, Wikipedia instituted the ban on Wednesday night after users operating from the House IP address made a series of anti-trans edits to the page for Netflix series Orange is the New Black.
Anonymous users operating from the Republican-led House were persistently re-editing the page to slur trans actress Laverne Cox by mis-gendering her mentions on the show’s page. For instance, they changed Cox’s description from “real transgender woman” to “real man pretending to be a woman.”