The final boss of going mainstream is when corporate social media accounts make memes about you. But when these same companies also construct and uphold systems that harass you and kick you out of their circles, should they be the ones posting the #relatable content?
On March 24th, a former employee sued Panera for discrimination and wrongful firing due to the employee’s paganism. Two days later, Panera tweeted a meme to manifest a pepperoni flatbread.

Tweet from Panera Bread about manifesting a pepperoni flatbread
Tweet from Panera Bread about manifesting a pepperoni flatbread

This is… interesting given the lawsuit they had just been handed for systemically harassing an employee for their similar beliefs and letting said employee’s calls…

Anne Everhart

Hi friends! I'm a nonbinary witch, playwright, and dramaturg living in Seattle. No matter what I do, I always find myself telling stories to other people.

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