[hackerspaces] Safe Space Policies?
matt at nycresistor.com
Mon Jan 27 06:23:21 CET 2014
"If you spot a minority in your space acting in a manner that is dangerous
to themselves and or equipment summon the nearest compatible minority to
interface with them and inform them of the risk. We have a handy chart
that lets you know which racial and gender mixes are compatible with
which. Please reference RFC 3514 to learn more."
On Mon, Jan 27, 2014 at 12:15 AM, Al Billings <albill at openbuddha.com> wrote:
> Yes, please, a man should tell her how she’s doing it wrong.
> She’s collecting stories. If there are no stories to tell, as some of you
> claim, she’ll get nothing. “Skewing” isn’t the issue here since she isn’t
> asking “how often does this happen” but, instead, “Tell me about something
> if it happened to you.”
> From: Red Davies Red Davies <noiddicle at gmail.com>
> Reply: Hackerspaces General Discussion List discuss at lists.hackerspaces.org
> Date: January 26, 2014 at 9:15:48 PM
> To: Hackerspaces General Discussion List discuss at lists.hackerspaces.org
> Subject: Re: [hackerspaces] Safe Space Policies?
> I feel I need to point something out. Your invitation to that form says "If
> any women in hackerspaces have stories of sexism they'd like to share with
> me for an article".
> One of your questions in your form is: "Have you had any experiences of
> sexism, misogyny, harassment, or assault in a hackerspace?"
> Given your invitation I would suggest that you've already skewed your
> Al Billings
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> Discuss at lists.hackerspaces.org
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