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Study Repressed For Finding Trans Kids May Be Social Contagion
'Rapid-onset gender dysphoria' may be a social contagion linked with having friends who identify as LGBT and internet use, finds a Brown study.
transgender  social  feminism  science 
5 days ago
DerbyCon 9.0 – Every Beginning Has an End – DerbyCon: Louisville INFOSEC Con
What we have had to deal with on the back-end the past few years is more than just running a conference and sharing with friends. The conference scene in general changed drastically and small pocket groups focus on outrage and disruption where there is no right answer (regardless of how you respond, it’s wrong), instead of coming together, or making the industry better. There is a small, yet vocal group of people creating negativity, polarization, and disruption, with the primary intent of self-...
feminism  social  security 
6 days ago
New Documents Reveal a Covert British Military-Intelligence Smear Machine Meddling In American Politics - Grayzone Project
The Integrity Initiative is moving its international disinformation campaign from Europe to the US, with government and right-wing foundation money.
propaganda  uk  usa  politics 
12 days ago
Real Reason why I left Blizzard Entertainment: Racial Abuse and Discrimination
I write this today because the Soldier 76 announcement and subsequent tweets I did triggered me. The reason why it triggered me wasn’t the message, but who it was coming from: Blizzard Entertainment. The idea of inclusion, of representation, and “every voice matters” and “think globally” never meant that for me and other people of color I have spoken to. Because up until recently—in the last 2 years—has the community had some representation and initiatives. But are we really represented?
feminism  gaming  usa 
12 days ago
How The Media Fueled Yet Another Racism Hoax, And Ruined The Life Of An Autistic Woman In The Process | The Daily Caller
'People with special needs shouldn’t have to worry about situations being racialized for them to get help.'
usa  politics  racism  medias  social 
15 days ago
Jonathan Yaniv / Jessica Yaniv / @trustednerd / trustednerd.com / JY Knows It / JY British Columbia | Kiwi Farms
Mod note: This is not the thread for moralfagging, general tranny sperging or dipshit trolling ops. If you engage in any of these, you will be...
pedophilia  transgender 
21 days ago
Vegan couple guilty after baby daughter develops rickets | Newshub
Her diet led to shocking vitamin deficiencies and a severe degenerative disease.
food  health  justice  children 
24 days ago
Morte après avoir passé 12 heures aux urgences à Paris : «Elle n’a pas été vue par un médecin» - Le Parisien
Patrick Pelloux, médecin urgentiste et syndicaliste à l’Association des médecins urgentistes de France, revient sur les circonstances du décès d’une patiente mardi à l’hôpital Lariboisière.
france  fr  health  healthcare 
4 weeks ago
Der Spiegel says top journalist faked stories for years | World news | The Guardian
The media world was stunned by the revelations that the award-winning journalist Claas Relotius had, according to the weekly, “made up stories and invented protagonists” in at least 14 out of 60 articles that appeared in its print and online editions, warning that other outlets could also be affected.

Relotius, 33, resigned after admitting to the scam. He had written for the magazine for seven years and won numerous awards for his investigative journalism, including CNN Journalist of the Year i...
journalists  medias  germany 
4 weeks ago
Sweden's 'man-free' feminist music festival is found guilty of discrimination by authorities  | Daily Mail Online
The event, called Statement, was held in Gothenburg, Sweden, in August this year having been billed as 'the world's first major music festival for women, non-binary and transgender only'.
feminism  sweden 
4 weeks ago
Vegan Diets Are Actually Increasing Malnutrition in Wealthy Countries
Hidden hunger affects over two billion people, globally. The cause is a chronic lack of essential micronutrients in the diet, such as vitamins and minerals.
science  health  food 
5 weeks ago
USC Library Censors Article on ‘Female Privilege in Prison Sentencing’ | Trending
The University of Southern California (USC) library system has seemingly begun censoring a 2012 academic article documenting that men, on average, get slapped with a 63 percent longer prison sentence than women for the same crimes. The article, “Estimating Gender Disparities in Federal Criminal C...
feminism  science  censorship 
5 weeks ago
Feminists Think Sexist Men Are Sexier than "Woke" Men | Psychology Today
Research explores why women find sexist men more attractive. It's not about women being foolish or internalizing misogyny.
women  feminism  funny 
5 weeks ago
Sarah Mei sur Twitter : "Last night I posted about the term “domain driven design,” frequently abbreviated “DDD” - which is a common large bra measurement in the US, & often part of dirty movie titles. I’ve deleted the thread. And replaced it wi
Last night I posted about the term “domain driven design,” frequently abbreviated “DDD” - which is a common large bra measurement in the US, & often part of dirty movie titles.

I’ve deleted the thread. And replaced it with this one!
feminism  opensource 
5 weeks ago
Harvard Study: "Gender Wage Gap" Explained Entirely by Work Choices of Men and Women - Foundation for Economic Education
“The gap of $0.89 in our setting,” the authors concluded, “can be explained entirely by the fact that, while having the same choice sets in the workplace, women and men make different choices.”
economics  statistics  feminism  jobs 
6 weeks ago
Danish doctor warns: Vegan food may lead to mental retardation
Chief physician Allan M. Lund at Rigshospitalet in Copenhagen warns that vegan food can have severe consequences, such as epilepsy and ultimately developmental disorders.
food  health 
6 weeks ago
Facebook accused of striking 'secret deals over user data' - BBC News
More than 200 pages of confidential emails are shared online by Parliament's fake news inquiry.
social  corruption  privacy 
6 weeks ago
Jewish man sentenced to 10 years in jail for making antisemitic bomb threats
An autistic Israeli-American has been jailed for 10 years for making bomb threats against US Jewish institutions.
racism  usa  hoax  terrorism 
6 weeks ago
Gaahl interview - Bardo Methodology
A conversation with Norwegian painter and black metal vocalist Gaahl, known mostly for his work with Trelldom and Gorgoroth.
blackmetal  music  interview  religion  norway 
6 weeks ago
Black college lacrosse player is arrested for racist N-word and swastika graffiti | Daily Mail Online
Fynn Ajani Arthur, a 21-year-old Goucher College student from Brunswick, Maine, was charged with two counts of malicious destruction of property on Thursday night in Towson, Maryland.
racism  usa  education  hoax 
7 weeks ago
White Liberals Present Themselves as Less Competent in Interactions with African-Americans | Yale Insights
Illustration: Detail from Silenced Voices of Everyday Sheroes by Samanta Tello By Jyoti Madhusoodanan Racial bias can put people of color at a disadvantage when interviewing for a job, buying a house, or interacting with the police. New research suggests that bias may also shape daily interactions between racial minorities and white people, even those whites who tend to be less biased.
racism  usa  politics  democracy 
7 weeks ago
Package verification using gpg by rlidwka · Pull Request #4016 · npm/npm
It's a step towards package signing that was in roadmap for a quite long time. Since nobody seems to be doing that, I started to implement it myself, so...
For all current packages behaviour of npm is not changed.
However, if there's a dist.signature field near a dist.tarball field we're downloading (i.e. with npm install), npm will assume that dist.signature is a url pointing to a detached pgp signature, will download it and verify a tarball with it using external gpg program.
Web of trust is n...
javascript  security  stupid 
7 weeks ago
remove 'nice-try' dependency by andrusieczko · Pull Request #102 · moxystudio/node-cross-spawn
node-cross-spawn is a dependency of 2431 packages, including highly popular packages eslint or webpack-cli.
This means that the package itself should reduce its own dependencies to the bare minimum.
The nice-try package does nothing but swallowing the error of the invoked function.
It should never be considered as an external dependency - it is too brittle.
Now, nice-try found its way to be included in most of the projects that use eslint or webpack which is totally unnecessary.
Hence, I propos...
javascript  stupid 
7 weeks ago
I don't know what to say. · Issue #116 · dominictarr/event-stream
EDIT 26/11/2018: Am I affected?: If you are using anything crypto-currency related, then maybe. As discovered by @maths22, the target seems to have been identified as copay related libraries. It only executes successfully when a matching...
javascript  security 
8 weeks ago
Who is Mark Zaid and why you should know | American Digital News
Mark Zaid is attacking conservative accounts calling himself a proud member of The Resistance and defender of Asha Rangappa, both are being praised by the left but Mark is no hero, unless you’re Iran or the CIA. Meet Jeffrey Sterling
8 weeks ago
Cryptology ePrint Archive: Report 2018/1121 - An Analysis of the ProtonMail Cryptographic Architecture
Abstract: ProtonMail is an online email service that claims to offer end-to-end encryption such that "even [ProtonMail] cannot read and decrypt [user] emails." The service, based in Switzerland, offers email access via webmail and smartphone applications to over five million users as of November 2018. In this work, we provide the first independent analysis of ProtonMail's cryptographic architecture. We find that for the majority of ProtonMail users, no end-to-end encryption guarantees have ever ...
security  email  encryption  privacy 
8 weeks ago
BBC bosses blur woman’s cleavage in case it OFFENDS viewers | UK | News | Express.co.uk
BBC bosses blurred the cleavage of a woman who appeared in one of their documentaries fearing it could offend viewers.
feminism  censorship  uk 
8 weeks ago
Patriarchal Sexual Law | Bloody shovel
This alone is a sign that the patriarchy doesn’t exist anymore. Patriarchies are systems in which all women belong to a man; the husband after marriage, the father before that, or the head of the household if she’s a servant of some sort. Women have this uncanny ability to make men want to have sex with them, and at the same time prefer to have exclusivity in that matter. Not to mention the potential for disease or childbirth. So naturally their legal guardians had to take care that women, i.e. their property, was not captured by other men to have sex with them without proper compensation. As such, law regulating sex in the pre-modern period where every bit as complicated, and as harsh, as laws regulating finance and property in our day.
china  history  sex  women  feminism 
10 weeks ago
Speakerphones - Dilbert Comic Strip on 2018-11-06 | Dilbert by Scott Adams
The Official Dilbert Website featuring Scott Adams Dilbert strips, animation, mashups and more starring Dilbert, Dogbert, Wally, The Pointy Haired Boss, Alice, Asok, Dogberts New Ruling Class and more.
jobs  productivity  comics 
10 weeks ago
Important Announcement : subredditcancer
It is with a great deal of reluctance and disappointment that we have decided to close r/SubredditCancer from this point forward. The moderators...
censorship  social 
10 weeks ago
Christie Blatchford: Fired UBC professor Steven Galloway suing woman who accused him of sexual assault | National Post
In total, more than 20 people are named in the lawsuit, including two UBC professors and a group of former students who 'recklessly repeated' the allegation
rape  feminism  justice 
11 weeks ago
Waitrose Food: Editor William Sitwell resigns over 'killing vegans' row - BBC News
The company said his suggested series on "killing vegans one by one" had "gone too far".
food 
11 weeks ago
LILLEY UNCENSORED: Big Brother Liberal government wants your private banking info | Toronto Sun
It sounds like a conspiracy theory, something Justin Trudeau’s most unhinged critics would dream up.And yet it is true.Not only is it true but on Monday, Trudeau gave a full defence of an idea most would consider crazy.
privacy  banks  canada 
11 weeks ago
IBM Acquires Red Hat - SoylentNews
IBM Acquires Red Hat -- article related to Business, OS, The Main Page, Software, and Techonomics.
opensource  business 
12 weeks ago
IBM To Buy Red Hat, the Top Linux Distributor, For $34 Billion - Slashdot
International Business Machines (IBM) is acquiring software maker Red Hat in a deal valued at $34 billion, the companies said Sunday. From a report: The purchase, announced on Sunday afternoon, is the latest competitive step among large business software companies to gain an edge in the fast-growing...
opensource  business 
12 weeks ago
SQLite - Regarding CoC | Page 3
[Page 3] Regarding CoC. Hi! I found code of conduct in documentation and I was wondering if it were true. Checking the version history it appears to have been added...
opensource  feminism 
12 weeks ago
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