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From: Marcelo Zimbres Silva (mzimbres_at_[hidden])
Date: 2022-04-07 13:07:34


On Thu, 7 Apr 2022 at 14:16, Dominique Devienne via Boost
<boost_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> On Thu, Apr 7, 2022 at 1:41 PM Mateusz Loskot via Boost
> <boost_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> If gender was such a non-issue, then we wouldn't have [affirmative
> action][1] (in general)
> or [gender-quotas-by-law][2] in our societies. Doing nothing, or
> saying there's no issue,
> is basically been "totally fine" with the "status quo". That's OT and
> I have no clue how
> such things apply to volunteer-based organizations like Boost, but
> lets be honest, the
> status quo rarely changes w/o being "challenged" a little, often my law. --DD
> [1]
> [2]

I am very skeptical any of this applies to online discussions. How can
an online male be intimidating to a woman? I suppose physical presence
would be a prerequisite for that. I don't even know the gender of some
names I see popping up here.


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