[Noisebridge-discuss] asked Matthew P. to leave

Hannah Grimm dharlette at gmail.com
Mon Apr 14 06:47:51 UTC 2014

Hey folks,
I've submitted a pull request to our github to ban Michael P.

If anyone else (particularly the women of NB) want to chime in with a few
words about how they feel about this, that would be excellent.  There's
also some discussion going on on Slack.


On Sun, Apr 13, 2014 at 11:22 PM, Hannah Grimm <dharlette at gmail.com> wrote:

> Thanks for adding your voice in, Lupita!
> Just for the record, I'm not the person he harassed; that was Naomi.  As
> someone who's been harassed at NB before, and who *didn't* come forward
> about it for a long time, I get how hard it can be to put yourself out
> there to try to get rid of someone who's done something like that, so I'm
> just trying to be as loud a voice for removing abusers as I can in the
> hopes that the actual victim doesn't have to deal with this bullshit.
> On Sun, Apr 13, 2014 at 10:28 PM, Lupita Berries <garyberries at gmail.com>wrote:
>> I think for the sake of all women feeling welcomed, he should have an
>> unconditional ban. Even if Hannah herself doesn't want him to be banned, I
>> think it sets up a bad environment where such harassing behavior is
>> accepted, and sends out a larger unwelcoming message towards women at NB.
>> On Sun, Apr 13, 2014 at 5:53 PM, Adrian Chadd <adrian.chadd at gmail.com>wrote:
>>> Hi Hannah,
>>> On 13 April 2014 17:46, Hannah Grimm <dharlette at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> > Please ask him to leave.  I am not comfortable having someone who
>>> treated
>>> > Naomi with such extreme disrespect by looking up her skirt existing in
>>> the
>>> > space.  I do not care if he seems to be behaving fine to you as a guy
>>> right
>>> > now, his behavior is unacceptable and he cannot be at NB.
>>> >
>>> > If you're an asshole when you haven't slept, it's your responsibility
>>> to get
>>> > enough sleep to not be an asshole.  The same is true for people who
>>> > willingly engage in substance abuse.
>>> Are you suggesting an unconditional, unbounded request to leave and not
>>> return?
>>> Please jump into the #safe-space-wg on Slack and let's nut it out
>>> quickly.
>>> -a
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