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Re: Staying on-topic

From: Taylan Ulrich Bayırlı/Kammer
Subject: Re: Staying on-topic
Date: Sun, 02 Apr 2017 21:00:30 +0200
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Christopher Allan Webber <address@hidden> writes:

> Taylan Ulrich Bayırlı/Kammer writes:
>> That's why I was worrying.  I think it's fine to ban misgendering, on
>> the condition that, should a female-born person feel insulted at the use
>> of feminine pronouns for a male-born person, that too should be banned,
>> effectively forcing neutral pronouns so the project takes no sides.
> The Code of Conduct's reflection of gendering, and how it applies to
> (mis)gendering is referring to this type of thing:
> I think the code of conduct is pretty clear about it:
>   We are committed to making participation in this project a
>   harassment-free experience for everyone, regardless of
>   [...] gender, gender identity and expression [...]
> "Gender identity and expression" is pretty clear: trans-exclusionary
> behavior doesn't belong here.
> It's very simple: respect peoples' preferred pronouns and *drop this
> subject*.  This topic is over, and that's been signaled as such from
> the maintainers and many other people in this community.  Please don't
> reopen it.

If the project takes this ideological side, then it effectively excludes
some women who find this to be sexist.

Are the Guix maintainers fine with that?


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