[Noisebridge-discuss] Fwd: Some interesting thoughts on "benevolent sexism"

Naomi Most pnaomi at gmail.com
Fri Apr 5 23:05:30 UTC 2013

> In addition to bothering with this fruitless argument with Garrett,


On Fri, Apr 5, 2013 at 4:01 PM, Lyra <elevin at mit.edu> wrote:

> So I tend to just write off people like Garrett Smith - their opinion is
> not useful or valid to me so why waste cycles feeding the trolls?  However,
> Merlin's link on Stereotype Threat clarified what is bad about that
> behavior. This isn't a small, vocal, but ultimately powerless group that
> thinks this way. This is a lot of people, some very intelligent, some very
> powerful.
> Instead of bothering with this  fruitless argument with Garrett, let's
> look at ways we can combat the source of the problem. Calling people out on
> unnoticed bad behavior is one way. Pro active and empowering education
> opportunities are an excellent one too (for adults and especially for
> children). Further thoughts?
> Lyra
> Sent en route, pardon the brevity.
> On Apr 5, 2013 3:46 PM, "Danny O'Brien" <danny at spesh.com> wrote:
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