||To Sir, with Love: How To Get More Women Involved in Open Source|
|Subject:||Men do have some responsibility.|
|Male I/T folk need to stop making sexist and misogynist attacks against women in the industry. We can't continue to have situations like what happened to Kathy Sierra, where she had to shut down her blog and cancel an appearance at a major conference in fear for her life, after receiving rape and death threats on her technology blog because she dared to be competent while female. As long as that kind of things happen, women (including myself) will be scared to participate in the open-source movement.|
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