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Re: Article on Debian Women

On Wednesday 08 December 2004 2:39 pm, Telsa Gwynne wrote:
> On Wed, Dec 08, 2004 at 03:43:08PM -0600 or thereabouts, David Moreno Garza 
> > On Wed, 2004-12-08 at 10:51 -0800, Bruce Byfield wrote:
> > > My article on Debian Women is now posted at:
> > > 
> > > http://os.newsforge.com/os/04/12/03/173216.shtml?tid=2
> > 
> > I don't know if 'feminists' is the right word for the project... It is
> > not the same to call a project as feminist like women-related.
> > 
> > It's like calling 'macho' a man.
> I am not convinced.
> I am fed up of people avoiding the word feminist. Someone this week
> told me "oh, you're quite reasonable, but it's the man-hating ones I
> don't like; they bring the whole movement into disrepute". 
> Argh! To me, it is not about hating men. It is about seeing women
> all over the globe get equal access to education, to health care, to
> work -- and equal pay for the same job in that work -- and similar
> revolutionary sentiments.
> Oh yes. And not to be asked "So where are the sexy female Linux geeks 
> then?" at LUGs. 
> Telsa

Weehaaa! Well said, Telsa.

I encourage folks to post supportive responses on Newsforge. It's a good, 
positive article, and articles like this do a lot of good. You don't have to 
register to post feedback. 

Carla Schroder
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