Re: [Wikimedia-l] New Foundation events team

2019-03-05 Thread Cornelius Kibelka
Welcome, Joel and Isabel! Looking forward to meet you in person. Congratulations, Rachel, for the new team! :) Just a question: Isabel, are you now the official successor of Ellie Young? Can we direct questions about Wikimania to you? (as soon as you're onboarded :) Cheers Cornelius On Tue, 5

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Use of Wikimedia projects for anti-LGBT+ "humour"

2019-03-05 Thread Peter Southwood
Natasha, I seldom rush to be the first to express an opinion. It may be that this humour has deeply affected some people, but it is my considered opinion that they have jumped to a conclusion without due reflection themselves. Accusing a person with no known history of baiting people for their

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Agreement Reached Between Wikimedia Israel and Israeli Archives

2019-03-05 Thread Sam Oyeyele
Congrats to the WMIL team! Welldone! Sam. From: Wikimedia-l on behalf of Ivan Martínez Sent: 27 February 2019 7:27 PM To: Wikimedia Mailing List Subject: Re: [Wikimedia-l] Agreement Reached Between Wikimedia Israel and Israeli Archives Congratulations Michal

Re: [Wikimedia-l] New Foundation events team

2019-03-05 Thread Chris Keating
Thanks for the update Maggie and welcome Joel and Isabel! I just wanted to ask about this bit of your email: > this new Events > Team, which will be focused on convenorship -- a critical part of our > outreach and growth dynamic. I haven't heard the word "convenorship" before, could someone

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimediaindia-l] Wikimedia Education SAARC conference -2019

2019-03-05 Thread Satdeep Gill
This seems like a really nice initiative Ananth! Looking forward to it. Best Satdeep On Mon, Feb 25, 2019 at 8:08 PM Ananth Subray wrote: > Greetings from CIS-A2K, > > I am writing this email to inform you about the Wikimedia Education SAARC > conference which is going to be organised at

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Use of Wikimedia projects for anti-LGBT+ "humour"

2019-03-05 Thread Delphine Dallison
Hi Natacha, I want to thank you for this response, which greatly reflects my own feelings on this incident. As an individual who identifies as genderqueer, I was greatly saddened by the humour column posted in The Signpost as I felt a) it failed to actually be humorous and b) it reflected

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Use of Wikimedia projects for anti-LGBT+ "humour"

2019-03-05 Thread Natacha Rault via Wikimedia-l
Hi Peter, Please take time to reflect that this humour has deeply affected some people (and not only the persons who outed publicly taking risks), hence the reaction. To those who do not understand how LGBTIQ people feel about jokes on their identity and the legitimate desire that adequate

[Wikimedia-l] New Foundation events team

2019-03-05 Thread Maggie Dennis
Hello. :) I want to introduce you all to three new events-focused people at the Foundation and also to inform you about the formation of a new team. Events are an important infrastructure in Wikimedia movement, enabling movement building, knowledge sharing, partnership and outreach opportunities,

[Wikimedia-l] Picture of the Year | 2018 | round 2 voting open

2019-03-05 Thread Steinsplitter Wiki
Dear Wikimedians, We are happy to announce that the second round of the 2018 Picture of the Year (twelfth edition!) competition is now open. In the second and current round, you may vote for up to 3 finalists you like. Each of these 3 votes counts equal and one candidate must be only voted

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Use of Wikimedia projects for anti-LGBT+ "humour"

2019-03-05 Thread Peter Southwood
"When in danger or in doubt, run in circles, scream and shout." Overreacting is a tradition at Wikipedia. Cheers, Peter -Original Message- From: Wikimedia-l [mailto:wikimedia-l-boun...@lists.wikimedia.org] On Behalf Of Michel Vuijlsteke Sent: 03 March 2019 19:49 To: Wikimedia Mailing