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Bookmarks tagged with “feminism”

34 bookmarks by garrettc



A Computer of One’s Own

Female pioneers of the Computing Age.

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How To Kill Your Tech Industry

"In World War II, Britain invented the electronic computer. By the 1970s, its computing industry had collapsed—thanks to a labor shortage produced by sexism."

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The Silence of Crowds – John Hill – Medium

The best communities aren't the ones that never have problems with "bad things". They're the ones that don't ignore them, or excuse them

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We've studied gender and STEM for 25 years. The science doesn't support the Google memo.

These are some issues that males simply do not have to face. The "anxiety gap" exists for a reason, and it is not about biology.

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Women Film Pioneers Project

"Women Film Pioneers Project features silent-era producers, directors, co-directors, scenario writers, scenario editors, camera operators, title writers, editors, costume designers, exhibitors, and more to make the point that they were not just actresses."

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An ISACA Global Survey Report: Breaking Gender Barriers

"More than half of global executives say they face a shortage of capable tech workers —a shortfall that is preventing businesses from growing as rapidly as they would like. With women holding only one in four technology jobs, the field lacks an immense amount of brainpower—and potential for innovation. Companies must consider whether they are hiring or promoting the best available talent. What can businesses do to change this? To gain insight, ISACA conducted a study of women currently working in technology fields around the globe."

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Louise O'Neill: Maybe our outrage is the attention trolls so desperately crave

I would rather be the sort of person who is horrified by injustice and who is determined to challenge bigotry at all costs than simply shrug my shoulders.

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Twitter

🙌🏽 #feminism #genderequality

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Are men talking too much?

Check who's dominating the conversation

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White men in digital - our privilege is blinding

We’re proudly sponsoring the Women in Drupal event at DrupalCon Dublin 2016. This prompted me to reflect on our own track record on employing and advancing women. Of course our own house is in order. Right? No, it is not.

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What Women Tell Me

Women change my perspective more than anyone else in my life.

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Ask MetaFilter

"In light of the thread on the blue about unpaid emotional labor, I'd like to construct a self-assessment checklist so that I can actively work on being better at emotional labor."

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Emotional Labor: What It Is and How To Do It

"Ages ago, I read this fantastic piece about practical things men can do to support feminism. Almost every item on the list really resonated with my experience, and this was one of the most resonant 'Do 50% (or more) of emotional support work in your intimate relationships and friendships.'"

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Conscious Style Guide

A style guide and community resource for anybody who is curious or serious about conscious language.

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No Jokes, Period: A Polite Guy's Guide To A Girl's Time Of The Month

Sometimes the most basic piece of information is also the most helpful, and so, as we begin what I should warn you up front will be a long, intense treatise on…

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If Hermione Were The Main Character In "Harry Potter"

I really hope @jk_rowling sees @wordsbydan's re-shaping of #HarryPotter from Hermione's POV, b/c it's AMAZING.

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Why #Gamergaters Piss Me The F*** Off

Fantastically sweary evisceration of Gamergate.

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Ways Men In Tech Are Unintentionally Sexist

"It's easy to disavow the trolls sending rape and death threats, but it takes much more courage to acknowledge that you might be perpetuating harmful attitudes in less-obvious ways."

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Hypertext As An Agent Of Change

Mandy Brown's incredible presentation from dConstruct 2014: "Either we work against the systems that prolong inequality — or we perpetuate them."

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The End of Gamers

The last few weeks in videogame culture have seen a level of combativeness more marked and bitter than any beforehand.

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I Don't Consider Myself a Misogynist

I used to identify myself as a maleist. That is, I believed that the rights of men were being whittled away by American women. I believed that we were raising a…

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Includegender.org - Includegender.org

Tools for working with gender equality and gender mainstreaming

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Conference anti-harassment/Adoption

From now on I'm not speaking at or attending conferences that don't have or enforce a code of conduct - - #CoCPledge

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Girlfriendzoned

Excellent response to the crappy term 'friendzoned'.

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101 Everyday Ways for Men to Be Allies to Women

101 Everyday Ways for Men to Be Allies to Women #feminism #masculinity

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Tom Black's Wordsmithing Blog: Why I'm A Feminist

I know I'm a straight white male, but I'm still allowed an opinion about #feminism. Here it is:

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