- Being an asshole does not make you awesome | A Developer with a pencil: Best title is best =)
- Twitter / ashedryden: “I asked people who had reported harassment or assault to their employer to tell me what happened after. 23 of 25 were fired within 3mos.”
- Where are the numbers? | Grace Hopper 2013 | Medium: “as an engineer and someone who’s had “data-driven design” browbeaten into me by Silicon Valley, I can’t imagine trying to solve a problem where the real metrics, the ones we’re setting our goals against, are obfuscated.”
- Kaleidoscope: Diverse YA Fantasy by Alisa Krasnostein: Fundraising for an anthology of diverse contemporary YA fantasy stories
- Writer Fears About Writing The Other: Here’s How To Get Over It | K. Tempest Bradford: “If you are the type of author who has been held back from addressing the issue of representation in SF by fear that you’ll get it wrong, this workshop will give you tools to help you get it right.”
- Gravity: A Giant Leap for Film, and a Step Forward for Womankind | In These Times: “The film currently blowing up box offices is, essentially, a one-woman show.”
- [TW: Explicit description of sexual assault] Because it needs to be said: “…Joe was let go from the company but allowed to publicize that he left voluntarily. That was extremely hurtful to me. Reading a blog post about “funemployment” when I knew the real reason why he left the company was awful. It felt like he was getting away with something. And furthermore was protecting someone that I felt to be dangerous.”
- Responding to No name Life Science Blog Editor who called me out of my name | The Urban Scientist: “It wasn’t just that he called me a whore – he juxtaposed it against my professional being: Are you urban scientist or an urban whore? Completely dismissing me as a scientist, a science communicator (whom he sought for my particular expertise), and someone who could offer something meaningful to his brand.”
- You’re stuck on an elevator with someone who loved that Sarah Lacy article. Now what? | LadyBits on Medium: I LOLed. =)
What she says: I mean, it’s just a tiny corporate board!
What you want to say: Your face is a tiny corporate board.
What she says: And what about people of color?! Why don’t feminists care about including them?
What you want to say: What’s it like to be, literally, the worst human on an elevator right now?
- Wiki ‘Edit-a-Thon’ at Brown U. Will Add Entries for Women in Science | The Chronicle of Higher Education: “The goal of the project is not only to increase the representation of women on Wikipedia pages, but also to bring people together to enlighten themselves.”
- The view that computers are technology but sewing isn’t is a sexist stitch-up | The Guardian: “Let’s be honest about what technology is. From welding to icing cakes, it’s time to give men and women credit”
We link to a variety of sources, some of which are personal blogs. If you visit other sites linked herein, we ask that you respect the commenting policy and individual culture of those sites.
You can suggest links for future linkspams in comments here, or by using the “geekfeminism” tag on pinboard.in or the “#geekfeminism” tag on Twitter. Please note that we tend to stick to publishing recent links (from the last month or so).
Thanks to everyone who suggested links.