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Why Men Don’t Believe the Data on Gender Bias in Science
tl;dr - if we did then we'd have to admit that maybe we didn't deserve to be as successful as we are.
(Also - from my own ignorant past - I didn't tend to be in the room when people are being actively sexist, and didn't directly experience it. And until a couple of years ago women weren't talking about it nearly as openly as they are now. I was in my mid-thirties before women started telling me about the awful things they faced in the office, and it was a couple of years after that that I started encountering discussion of it online/in the media. I really hope we're now reaching a critical mass that's impossible to ignore.)
sexism  patriarchy  science  research  bias 
4 weeks ago by andrewducker
Actual words my coworkers have said to me, a woman in tech
The woman who shared this with me said that she'd heard nearly all of these personally.
women  technology  sexism 
may 2017 by andrewducker
5 helpful answers to societys most uncomfortable questions
"You didn't ask to be born half-way up a mountain, but you
were, and I need you to look down and realize that mountain is really a
pile of bones."
society  inequality  racism  sexism  viaMorag 
may 2015 by andrewducker
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