Relevant weblog posting
Posted Aug 10, 2005 0:53 UTC (Wed) by amk
Parent article: Getting in touch with the feminine side of open source (NewsForge)
Coincidentally, today I came across an article titled "Gender and Open Source" that offers a bit more insight. Among other things, it cites suggestions that men usually mentor other men, making it difficult for women to learn the ropes and to gain acceptance, and that hostile flames affect women more because they're socialized to not be confrontational.
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