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Richard Stallman: For Avoidance of Misunderstandings

"Some of the people in the audience in my speech in the Gran Canaria Desktop Summit thought that my joke about the Virgin of Emacs was intended to make some kind of statement about women. I was surprised by that reaction..."

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Created by komrad 7 years 2 weeks ago – Made popular 7 years 1 week ago
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Sexism: Open Source Software's Dirty Little Secret

On September 19th, the GNOME Foundation and the Free Software Foundation will host a mini-summit on how to increase women's participation in the free and open source software (FOSS) communities.

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Created by polbaan 7 years 12 weeks ago – Made popular 7 years 11 weeks ago
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Linux Journal: How Not To Run A Business

I have to wonder- where on Earth did Ms. Fairchild get the idea that alienating her customers is a good business practice? So what if she finds sexist, demeaning humor funny? It doesn't belong in Linux Journal.

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Berners-Lee challenges 'stupid' male geek culture

"The inventor of the world wide web, Sir Tim Berners-Lee, has called for an end to the "stupid" male geek culture that disregards the work of capable female engineers, and puts others off entering the profession."

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Created by can.axis 9 years 10 weeks ago – Made popular 9 years 10 weeks ago
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Sexism In The Linux Community Redux

I've been in the IT industry for over 27 years now. I first was introduced to Linux almost 12 years ago, I've really been a part of the Linux community for over nine years now. You'd think in that time things would have gotten better for women in IT in general and the Linux community in particular. There are certainly more of us in IT and Linux than there were a decade ago, right?

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Created by dave 9 years 15 weeks ago – Made popular 9 years 15 weeks ago
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Dear Linux Journal: News Flash- Women Are People

This just keeps getting worse. Please tell me how anyone could think this is a good idea: “Howdy. My husband is Chester Gnull and I’m Laverta Voyd, and I’m the lady to light a way for all you sweethearts out there who do fancy stuff with Linux. Me and my husband’s gonna be bringing you tech tips just about every month now….I don’t know nothing about Linux.

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Created by anna 9 years 15 weeks ago – Made popular 9 years 15 weeks ago
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Linux Journal: the Last Idiot's Club

I dropped my subscription to Linux Journal a couple of years ago because I got tired of their stubborn refusal to admit women into their gearhead club.

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