There is no 'do you consider women to be equal human beings' test to subscribe to LWN, y'know.
I think I know the posts you're talking about, and I don't think you can say the posters consider, to any degree, women not to be equal to other human beings. The most anti-feminist sentiment you can find is believing that women and men are treated equally.
I'm guessing that louie's statement that LWN subscribers would offer different comments and suggestions than other people was meant in the context of the last paragraph of the article, which talks about funding models. LWN subscribers pay for something that they could mostly get for free.
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