EuroPython 2015: Django Girls Workshop

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Sat Apr 18 04:17:17 CEST 2015


On Fri, 17 Apr 2015 23:31:42 +0300, Marko Rauhamaa <marko at pacujo.net>
wrote:

>beliavsky at aol.com:
>
>> If your target audience is women, I think you should have termed it
>> the Django Womens Workshop rather than the Django Girls Workshop.
>> Referring to adults as children can be seen as condescending.
>
>You got it wrong. The name is not offensive. However, it suffers from
>two serious problems:
>
> * You might think it's for children only.
>
> * The name's missing an apostrophe.
>
>
>Marko


They are not girls, they are purple penguins.  PC can be taken too
far...

http://journalstar.com/news/local/education/lps-staff-s-transgender-training-concerns-parents/article_0b37dd75-758d-50c1-9deb-16901059bc5a.html




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