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From "Kevin A. McGrail" <>
Subject Re: KAM is not drunk was Re: Wristbands instead of stickers?
Date Fri, 11 Aug 2017 13:19:00 GMT
On 8/11/2017 8:54 AM, Kevin A. McGrail wrote:
> On 8/10/2017 10:46 PM, William A Rowe Jr wrote:
>> Oh, I have no need to, in fact I jumped at a KAM's critical error in
>> understanding
>> what the computer profession was (the use of the inhuman 'what' is 
>> deliberate),
>> and avoid him making such a bracelet unless he understands the 
>> implication.
> I was certainly brash in my rant but the ASF and the computer industry 
> as a whole is too misogynistic.  I'd like us to be more open.  My 
> sister "hides" using Sam instead of Samantha to trick people into 
> assuming she is male due to issues she has encountered.  I'd like that 
> not to happen.
> So if you see a critical error with my proposed plan to order the 
> bracelets with the ASF Feather (see thread), please be more specific 
> as I purposefully delayed the order a day to make sure it wasn't too 
> offensive.  Though in reverse bias, I have deferred more strongly to 
> the input of the XY chromosome holders as it is important for this to 
> be supportive but not offensive to those we are trying to support. 
Damn my internal pro-male filter.  s/XY/XX/.

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