Re: [LAU] Fuck your sexism

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Date: Sunday, February 10, 2013 - 6:43 pm

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Am 10.02.2013 19:36, schrieb Dan MacDonald:

Indeed, Louis
this brings a smile in my face, thanks !!!

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Am 10.02.2013 19:36, schrieb Dan MacDonald:
Great work L!

I got a great laugh out of your response - I'm still laughing now!

:D

Indeed, Louis
this brings a smile in my face, thanks !!!

On Sun, Feb 10, 2013 at 6:33 PM, Louis
Gorenfeld <louis.gorenfeld@gmail.com>
wrote:
http://www.extentofthejam.com/PoliteGrind.mp3

Lyrics:
"Sure, the image was a little bit sexist. But I think you're
overreacting a little. Why can't we all get along?
GRRAAAAAAAAHHHHH!"

-Louis

On Sun, Feb 10, 2013 at 10:24 AM, Bill Gribble <grib@billgribble.com>
wrote:
>
>
> Alexandre Prokoudine <alexandre.prokoudine@gmail.com>
wrote:
>>I'm afraid I'm missing the required cultural
reference. What is it
>>exactly that you found offensive?
>
> I think that a large number of people find it
offensive to use sexualized images of women in the context
of activity such as music creation or recording that has
nothing to do with sex, and in particular nothing to do
with male sexual fantasy, which is what Lolita images
represent.
>
> At best, it is insensitive to women users of the
software who didn't ask to see some fantasy images of
young girls portrayed as objects of sexual desire.
>
> At worst, it can appear to be an aggressive attempt
to push away women as users by intimidation, in the same
way that men have used pinup images of women in workplaces
to keep real women out, or "in their place", or always
conscious of their outsider status.  This is particularly
a problem in the technology and free software worlds, so
we should be extra-sensitive to it.
>
> I understand that falktx is pulling in the image in
question from a source (Vocaloids)  that is relevant to
computer audio production; it's a bit like a glamour shot
of a "real" music celebrity, but even more relevant to an
audio software distribution.  It's not a bad choice on all
levels.  I doubt he thought the image would be offensive.
 That doesn't change the fact that it IS offensive to at
least some people, and that "best practices" of sexism
avoidance would guide one to leave this image out.
>
> Thanks,
> Bill Gribnle
>
>
>
>
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