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Shiny red apple on wood table.
Issue 20 by Kat Li on April 27th, 2015
At the end of the day, there’s no way to sugarcoat this: you will encounter difficulty, you will experience discrimination and harassment both in the workplace and in the larger community. Leaning in doesn’t solve everything, and leaving isn’t always the right choice for you.
Photo of an iron gate opening into a garden.
Issue 17 by Stacy Mullins & Jesse Cooke on February 23rd, 2015
The tradition of privileging only technical skills triggers imbalance and inequality.
Image of a target with bullseye.
Issue 17 by Mikki Kendall on February 23rd, 2015
The rules never really change, but the potential for harm keeps escalating.
Lego figure of Grace Hopper.
Programming by Jean Yang & Ari Rabkin on January 20th, 2015
We need to question our “objective” and “technical” opinions about programming languages.
A figure drawing lines to connect diverse faces to each other.
Events by Catt Small on October 29th, 2014
Here are some methods I've learned over the past two years to create well-attended, diverse events.
A tweet from user LynnMagic that reads 'pls read the sign. GAYS ONLY !' Attached is a photo of the author pointing to the words 'gays only' written sideways on her chest.
Sex and Sexuality by Lynn Cyrin on September 8th, 2014
Go out into the twitters. Become more gay. More powerful!
Social media logos for Pinterest, Twitter, Facebook, RSS, Blogger and others transposed on a series of rainbow-colored chalks.
Social Media by Andrea Garcia-Vargas on August 11th, 2014
Grappling with social media’s dual nature as both an outlet and a trigger for depression.
Image of a graphic game. The vantage point is from the backseat of a car looking through the windshield to the road. A woman with long hair is in the front seat, driving. There's a dialog box that says 'All you girls do all day is play videogames. It's not healthy,' with a response dialog that says, 'But mom, I really like videogames. Why do you care?'
Open Source by Chris Martens on July 21st, 2014
Despite obvious commonalities between digital game makers and critics and the tech feminist community, there doesn’t seem to be much cross-communication.
A heart created by folding a dollar bill.
Open Source by Shanley Kane on July 21st, 2014
Building a welcoming and sustainable funding community.
Red, white and blue sticker that says 'I Like Eich'.
Open Source by Tim Chevalier on July 21st, 2014
Hero worship, “meritocracy” and the Eich crisis.