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Women, feminism, and geek culture

Women, feminism, and geek culture
[Content Warning: Intimate Partner Violence, workplace harassment, verbal abuse, sexism] Folks who hang out around these parts are probably familiar with our Timeline Of Incidents, which documents sexist behavior in tech and other geek fields. While it’s a great resource, scrolling down through that hall of shame is a poor approximation for what it’s like being a woman having to deal with these incidents in real time. It can be painful. Stressful. Scary.

Feminist pictures visualoop: La honte sans fin de la violence des hommes contre les femmes Le problème : la violence contre les femmes prend plusieurs formes : physique, sexuelle, psychologique et économique. Ces formes de violence sont reliées et touchent les femmes d'avant la naissance jusqu'à la vieillesse. Les femmes âgées de 15 à 44 ans ont plus de risques d'être victimes de viol et de violence conjugale que du cancer, des accidents de la route, de la guerre ou de la malaria. Violence par un conjoint : La violence physique et/ou sexuelle est généralement infligée par le conjoint. 48% des femmes en Zambie, au Pérou et en Ethiopie ont souffert de violence physique de la part d'un conjoint.Saviez-vous que la moitié des femmes victimes d'homicides ont été tuées par leur mari, conjoint ou ex ?

Deep Lab What is Deep Lab? Deep Lab is a collaborative group of cyberfeminist researchers, artists, writers, engineers, and cultural producers. Our interests are diverse, and we do not agree on everything. Some of our research includes privacy, surveillance, code, art, social hacking, race, capitalism, anonymity, the infrastructures of the 21st century and useful skills in tangible situations. What does Deep Lab do? Members of Deep Lab are engaged in ongoing critical assessments of contemporary digital culture, and work together to exploit the potential for creative inquiry lying dormant in the deep web. Mansplaining I still don't know why Sallie and I bothered to go to that party in the forest slope above Aspen. The people were all older than us and dull in a distinguished way, old enough that we, at 40-ish, passed as the occasion's young ladies. The house in Colorado was great -- if you like Ralph Lauren-style chalets: a rugged luxury cabin at 9,000 feet, complete with elk antlers, lots of kilims, and a wood-burning stove. We were preparing to leave when our host said, "No, stay a little longer so I can talk to you." Interactive Feminist Bingo Card Yeah, that's a troll you've got. Congratulations. You have a few choices at this point. Vintage Family Product Ads... Only for Ads Vintage Family Product Ads... Labels: Rare Commercials, Vintage Commercials 0 comments: Project Unbreakable Tumblr You may have noticed that Project Unbreakable has been pretty quiet lately. For a few months now, those of us at Unbreakable have been making some pretty big life changes, and we have had to figure out where Unbreakable is placed. It has been a very long and incredible journey, but we are saddened to say that we will be closing our doors. We will finish posting all the submissions we have, but after we run out, we are no longer going to be accepting submissions for the website (but everything will remain up – we aren’t deleting anything.) We hope you understand, and we are grateful for your support. A note from Grace:

Repair Her Armor ...1 month ago throwdownyourhat submitted: I’m not a big fan of anime, but I do tend to leave Cartoon Network on when I’m using my computer and sometimes I end up watching a bit of it every now and again.As that is, I noticed an absolutely atrociously inappropriate outfit on a young lady (Chi Chi from Dragon Ball) and I immediately felt the call to fix it for her.