- How to add more women to your story | The Black Board: “Are the “tips” no-brainers and self-evident? Yup. Because this stuff isn’t rocket science: if you want more women (or people of color, or GLBTQ characters, or other marginalized/erased characters), write them into your scripts.”
- Libre Graphics Magazine Dedicates Issue to Gender and Free Culture | Global Voices: “Libre Graphics Magazine, “a print publication devoted to showcasing and promoting work created with Free/Libre Open Source Software” (F/LOSS), dedicates its latest issue to representation and gendered work in F/LOSS. “
- A Diversity Follow Friday Challenge | Life as I Know It: Because Guy and Bryan don’t have to spend time out of every day just proving their right to exist in the tech space, or any space for that matter, they have no idea how their actions relate to the larger context of the bullshit patriarchy we live in. And they won’t, until they decide to actually listen to people with experiences that are different from theirs.
- Getting More Writers of Color to Workshops: A Modest Proposal | K. Tempest Bradford: “So how can we make workshops more widely available to writers who are more likely to miss out on these opportunities? A few good ideas I’ve seen lately:”
- 10 inspirational women engineers and scientists | EDN: “Odds are you haven’t heard of many of the women we’ve included in this list. While their names aren’t Grace Hopper or Lady Ada Lovelace, read through for a small sampling of this current generation of engineers, entrepreneurs, and encouragers, and see what they are doing to share knowledge and inspire more STEM in the world.”
- Where do all the women go? | Infectious Thoughts: “According to the UNESCO Institute for Statistics, just 30% of science researchers are women. They have produced a nifty tool to see where those women work and in what fields.”
- Empowering Girls and Women in the Digital Age |Diplomatic Courier: “As we celebrate International Women’s Day, let’s also focus on how we can advance the rights and well being of girls and women worldwide. Technology must be part of this discussion.”
- Fan Expo Canada’s “Cuddle a Cosplayer” Controversy and Ignorance of Convention Harassment | The Mary Sue: The title says it all.
- Not Being Sexist Isn’t That Difficult | A life unexamined: “it wasn’t until three quarters through the game that I really noticed what I was enjoying the most: the lack of that casual sexism and misogyny that worms its way into so many games.”
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