Linux Journal: The Last Idiot's Club
Aug 18, 2007, 04:00 (37 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Carla Schroder)
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[ Thanks to Carla
Schroder for this link. ]
"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..."