TheAge: IT group to fight sexism
Mar 20, 2007, 22:00 (1 Talkback[s])
"But the success of the January event follows controversy in
December when organisers of the Open Source Developers Conference
in Melbourne were forced to apologise to attendees and sponsors
after a male speaker used "softcore" pornographic images to
illustrate a presentation on ACME::Playmate, a humorous Perl
"And in October, American Linux kernal developer Valerie Henson
protested the decision by a Wikipedia editor to delete her entry in
the community-maintained online encyclopedia by staging an "outing"
of herself on a spoof website entitled "Val Henson is a man"."