[Haifux] Reminder: Pizzas and Sodas on Thursday (tomorrow)
Orna Agmon Ben-Yehuda
ladypine at gmail.com
Fri Feb 20 13:34:55 MSK 2009
On Wed, Feb 18, 2009 at 9:52 PM, Dotan Cohen <dotancohen at gmail.com> wrote:
> 2009/2/18 Yossi Gil <yossi.gil at gmail.com>:
> > See you all there...
> > SSDL, 2nd floor, Taub Building.
> Pizza, soda, but what about _girls_?
It is exactly this approach, of listing girls together with other "things
which draw people to come", which makes a woman feel she cannot be "one of
the guys" first, or "one of the professionals", but rather a sexual object
first. This approach stems from the implicit assumption that people are
See sections 3.7 and 3.9 of the Encourage Women in Linux Howto:
Most of the recommendations there is good for newbies, no matter what
gender, but some sections, especially these two, refer precisely to your
[*] A Person Paper on Purity in Language *William Satire (alias Douglas R.
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