If you want to know the background for all of this, start with this post (mine) and all the links listed there, then go here (The Daily Dot) and here (Silvia Moreno-Garcia). These will provide you with the necessary details to really understand why Mary Robinette Kowal has become a target by…certain individuals.
In short, her post provides an example of precisely the sort of treatment many women receive in the SF/F community and the publishing industry. It’s worth reading. It’s worth thinking about.
That is all.
(For the record: Mary once donated an hour of her time to The Skiffy and Fanty Show — cause she’s awesome.)