[Noisebridge-discuss] modern sexism
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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