- Trigger warning Assange’s Account Looks Like Accusers’ Account:
Assange’s own attorney now effectively concedes that was, at best, what happened here: His victims gave
subsequent consentto sexual activity for which explicit consent was neither sought nor given
- Why We Can’t Let Design Become a Boys’ Club:
This is all such a bummer! We haven’t vaulted ourselves very far above the 1960s stereotypes presented on Mad Men. But it’s not as if women designers and illustrators aren’t out there.
- What Does it Mean to be a Woman Hackerspace Member?: interviews with women in hackerspaces.
- Open Source Business Resource’s July 2011 issue focuses on women entrepreneurs. Authors interrogate norms around gendered expectations of entrepreneurship and consider infrastructure that supports women founders.
- Bitch Radio interviews Geek Feminism authors Valerie Aurora about what the Ada Initiative’s already done (including a success with a conference anti-harrassment policy) and Sumana Harihareswara about the Wikimedia gender gap.Â Audio and transcripts available.
- Girls gone missing: kids’ movie posters in 2011 a set of movie posters demonstrating the things described in Dogs and Smurfs; Why women writers and stories about women are taken less seriously: that is, how girls and women are often absent in children’s media.
- Video: Net Talk: Brenda Wallace. Brenda talks about open source; geeks and women in tech; OLPC; copyright law changes; and privacy.
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