[Foundation-l] [Wikichix-l] Moderating an open list

Corum O' Fallamhain corumsmail at gmail.com
Tue Dec 5 18:37:23 UTC 2006

There is also a technical difficulty in coming up with a women-only mailing
list; unless you're going to ask subscribers to fax you their positive ID,
how would it be possible to prevent males from infiltrating the group?

On 05/12/06, Puppy <puppy at killerchihuahua.com> wrote:
> cohesion wrote:
> > On 12/5/06, Puppy <puppy at killerchihuahua.com> wrote:
> >
> >
> >> I apologize for being unclear. I meant that the posts which protested
> >> the list were largely dismissing any concerns as irrelevant.
> >>
> >
> > I don't think the concerns are irrelevant at all, but I don't see how
> > not allowing me to learn about the concerns will help solve them. In
> > other words, I don't see how blocking this information off in a closed
> > list, which I am not allowed to read because I have the wrong genitals
> > will further the cause of helping us get more woman contributors.
> >
> > Judson
> > [[User:Cohesion]]
> >
> I concur. I also respect that some women feel that having a "safe place"
> to discuss issues would be helpful to them. There has been much ridicule
> on this list, and the en list, concerning the hostile atmosphere towards
> women, which would seem to underscore their concerns. Why bring up an
> issue when a large number of men will respond "There's no problem!
> You're just too sensitive!" and dismiss their concerns?
> -kc-
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