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Linux Journal: The Last Idiot's Club

Aug 18, 2007, 04:00 (37 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Carla Schroder)

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"I dropped my subscription to Linux Journal a couple of years ago because I got tired of their stubborn refusal to admit women into their gearhead club. Sure, you'll find the very occasional women author, but not many. What I did see a lot of was pages of ads that insulted women in every stereotyped way--brainless ornamental boy toys. God forbid we should ever be portrayed as IT professionals and actual humans.

"Fast-forward a year or two, and what happens? Does LJ wise up? Why, no! Not at all! Instead they take a huge step backwards and run a full-page ad that insults both women and men..."

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