Up until Shuttleworth's comment I defended men's rights to freedom of speech. Beyond that I was barely interested in feminists topics. But when someone of such prominence insults the intelligence of women, I think it's time to boycott Ubuntu.

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Created by netturfer 12 years 34 weeks ago
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12 years 34 weeks 6 days 11 hours ago


Way to fight fire with fire

Jeez. Hypocrisy and over reactions!

Shuttleworth uses the word "girls", which is generally accepted to be synonymous with "young women", and srrlinux launches an attack against all men.

Yes the word "girls" used in this way is inherently sexist (along with the rest of the English language and other languages too I might add). But I think singling him out for it is a bit ridiculous. And, boycotting the distro that he funds is outright madness.

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