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From Kay Schenk <>
Subject Re: Hipchat Room for Apache Women?
Date Mon, 13 Jun 2016 15:50:46 GMT

On 06/13/2016 06:17 AM, Patricia Shanahan wrote:
> On 6/13/2016 4:45 AM, Sharan Foga wrote:
>> Hi Everyone
>> I discovered Hipchat last week (well I knew Infra were using it!) but
>> found it to be quite a nice informal online environment.
>> I was wondering whether this could be a good way to bring together
>> our existing community of women so that they can get to know each
>> other and generally just hangout. The rooms can be public or private,
>> plus there is one to one chat.
>> What do people think?
> I object to a chat room for Apache women just as strongly as I would
> object to one for Apache men, and will not join it. I would be happy to
> join a chat room for discussing Apache women's issues, provided both men
> and women who are interested in the subject are made welcome.
> My particular brand of feminism supports treating men and women equally,
> and minimizing facilities and clubs that are only for men or only for
> women.
> Patricia

I'm share Patricia's views on this. I don't think a separate chat room 
solely for woman is in keeping with the "Apache Way".


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