Re: Updates on the site and a proposal ;)
Hej dear all of you,
> ----- Ursprüngliche Mitteilung -----
> > On Thursday 22 March 2012 15:41:19 Marianne C. wrote:
> > > Something like
> > > "individuals of
> > > any gender", yielding
> > > "The goal of the Mentoring Program is to support and guide individuals
> > > of any gender
> > > who want to contribute to Debian..." (rest unchanged
> > Ouch!n If it needs explicitly listing, why can we not use "anyone"?
> > Starting to use the word gender in this way is both linguistically
> > clumsy and uneuphonious and so PC that it becomes a strongly political
> > act. When I was young, women burned their bras. This struck me as
> > pointless and rather absurd.
> > I agree we need to be inclusive, but lets keep politics out of Debian.
> > Lisi
I honestly think we should finish this discussion.
If we write "men and women" instead of anything else it is the truth and
everybody is able to understand it. Thats what we are on this planet: men and
women, more or less ;-).
Lets keep it simple and undramatic.
Greets from Angela