[hackerspaces] Hackers, feminism, and bullying

Nils Hitze nhitze at gmail.com
Fri Jan 18 10:56:27 CET 2013

There was once the request to open a Hackerspace Politics Mailinglist - now
might be the time to do it

2013/1/18 Eugen Leitl <eugen at leitl.org>

> On Fri, Jan 18, 2013 at 02:30:07AM -0600, Rhys Rhaven wrote:
> > I was expecting this kind of reply actually. This:
> > http://geekfeminism.wikia.com/wiki/Oppression_Olympics you're just going
> > the opposite way. "Men aren't oppressed, therefore stfu"
> >
> > Way to dismiss valid criticism. I will repeat, I want actual balance,
> > actual equality, and its ineffective to make things heavily skewed to
> > exclude men as the enemy.
> I strongly suggest to discourage discussing gender issues on hacker
> mailing lists. Reason: they draw gender trolls, and result
> in threads with plenty of heat, and very little light.
> The problem might be real, but I suggest that we should ban
> that particular topic, at least on this mailing list.
> (I anticipate heated reactions to this post, which will only
> prove my point, so let's not).
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