If they continue, they will finally be banned from the community.
If minors were being harassed, the blocking usually will be executed at their first breach. But in the meantime, we have become quite good at preventing re-registrations.
We cannot prevent every re-registration of a user who has already been blocked - but our system prevents most of the blocked users from re-registering more than once or twice.
A few minutes into a rousing conversation about why women should try new sex positions, four sensible-sounding mom-types explain why “missionary” isn’t ideal for orgasming.
Then you can exploit their weaknesses and out them as robots!
Common arguments we get to hear are: "Yes, it is too late, I was already harassed" or "I don't care, I just block." However, you should report it in any case if someone talks to you like that for the following reasons: From experience we know that the harassers do not capitulate after a rejection - they harass 10 or 20 persons, and if they do not face any consequences, they will harass hundreds of people.
The personal was political then in a similar way I feel about it now: Gay weddings feel like a most welcome wave of a new movement of liberation. When we started throwing pebbles into the big lake of social change, we knew we were making waves, big waves, but we had no idea how theses waves would alter the shore over time -- and that some of them will greatly surprise us.
Kathryn: Ironic, though, don't you think, Renate, that our community's embracing of marriage -- and traditionally so, in many cases -- is an about-face from much of what the larger LGBT community stood for as outsiders in the earliest days of the movement? I do not remember that I or my revolutionary European sisters, who openly declared our love for each other and stormed the patriarchal citadel, thought of marriage.