[Noisebridge-discuss] modern sexism

Elizabeth Hubbard emhubbard28 at gmail.com
Tue Mar 18 05:06:25 UTC 2014

Furthermore, if a man calls himself a feminist and someone says he isn't,
and he argues with her (as any human who calls themselves anything would do
if told they aren't), then he isn't a feminist?  That's ridiculous.  People
shouldn't be forced to stomach bigotry.

On Mon, Mar 17, 2014 at 10:02 PM, Elizabeth Hubbard
<emhubbard28 at gmail.com>wrote:

> I guess we had a misunderstanding.  There was a big fuss over whether or
> not men could even use the word a few months ago.  I was, back then,
> offended for some legitimate but not very important reasons.  Everybody
> lives a different life and thinks different things and misunderstandings
> happen.  I did like all the lololols though.
> I'd have responded the same way with the Thank Yous whether or not it's a
> sarcastic meme.  A newsletter's a fucking great idea.  Thank you!
> On Mon, Mar 17, 2014 at 8:50 PM, Elizabeth Hubbard <emhubbard28 at gmail.com>wrote:
>> Thank you, Al Sweigart.  A lot of people at Noisebridge think the same
>> thing and just don't do much foruming.  I don't really have a newsletter,
>> though.  A google+.  A newsletter's a great idea for a writer though, so
>> thank you for the idea and the compliment.
>> On Mon, Mar 17, 2014 at 8:48 PM, Elizabeth Hubbard <emhubbard28 at gmail.com
>> > wrote:
>>> To write this as politely as possible, is it really polite for us to
>>> philosophically segregate people and to tell them what they should be
>>> calling themselves based on how they look (gender, body-type, race, etc)?
>>>  Or to cyber-bully people for having a blip in their filter mechanism?  Or
>>> to write words to people that we know will make them feel less human?  All
>>> I'm looking forward to is a more polite forum.
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