[hackerspaces] Safe Space Policies?

matt matt at nycresistor.com
Mon Jan 27 04:32:42 CET 2014

y'know al, on irc no one is a white male het.  i believe the mentor had
something to say about that.

On Sun, Jan 26, 2014 at 10:28 PM, Al Billings <albill at openbuddha.com> wrote:

> No, he said that whoever tries to create diversity in hackerspaces is an
> activist going against the hacker culture in place and any minorities that
> come to the space should accommodate themselves to that culture or leave,
> rather than try to make the spaces more welcoming to people that aren’t the
> norm there (which is where the “white, male, het” thing comes in).
> Al
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> Also, Al - I think you did Matt a disservice when you paraphrased him
> poorly by suggesting that he wanted only white, het, male geeks.
> He said no such thing.
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