[Wikimedia-l] Harassment and blaming the victim

2016-06-04 Thread Pax Ahimsa Gethen
ttps://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Grants:IdeaLab/Stop_%22Political_Correctness%22_as_gauge! [4] https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Grants:IdeaLab/Don't_feed_the_trolls [5] Queer, trans, and black, in my case. [6] https://medium.com/humane-tech/the-immortal-myths-about-online-abuse-a156e3370aee [7] https:/

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Harassment and blaming the victim

2016-06-05 Thread Pax Ahimsa Gethen
be interested in hearing your thoughts about how we should define harassment, and how we should seek to reduce the frequency of it on Wikimedia sites. Thank you for speaking up. Pine On Jun 4, 2016 19:15, "Pax Ahimsa Gethen" <list-wikime...@funcrunch.org> wrote: Hi all, I'm Pax aka Fu

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Harassment and blaming the victim

2016-06-06 Thread Pax Ahimsa Gethen
User:FloNight Wiki Project Med Foundation WikiWomen's User Group Facebook https://www.facebook.com/sydney.e.poore On Sat, Jun 4, 2016 at 9:56 PM, Pax Ahimsa Gethen < list-wikime...@funcrunch.org> wrote: Hi all, I'm Pax aka Funcrunch [1]. I've been a Wikipedian since 2008, but this is my firs

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Why are articles being deleted?

2016-06-27 Thread Pax Ahimsa Gethen
Without weighing in on the specific's of Mitar's case, I think this is a good suggestion. I created my first Wikipedia article in 2009, after I'd been registered on the site for a few months but only had a few edits to my name. My article was on a living musician/composer, and was, rightfully

Re: [Wikimedia-l] An example where search could be improved

2016-07-28 Thread Pax Ahimsa Gethen
vandalism.) - Pax [1] https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Gender=722247975 -- Pax Ahimsa Gethen | http://funcrunch.org On 7/28/16 5:37 AM, Andrew Lih wrote: We recently had a thread in the Wikipedia Weekly Facebook group, where we pretty much concluded the reason why we don’t

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Google returning outdated text snippet

2016-08-13 Thread Pax Ahimsa Gethen
Update: The Google search results and cached page for Gender are now correct. I'll be keeping an eye on this search, as this problem was previously resolved and then reoccurred (as I mentioned at the start of this thread). - Pax On 8/13/16 7:39 AM, Pax Ahimsa Gethen wrote: Any news from

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Google returning outdated text snippet

2016-08-07 Thread Pax Ahimsa Gethen
W <wiki.p...@gmail.com> wrote: Hi Pax, I believe that WMF Discovery is the team that is best suited to address matters like this, so I am forwarding your email to the Discovery mailing list. Pine On Aug 7, 2016 16:46, "Pax Ahimsa Gethen" <list-wikime...@funcrunch.org> w

[Wikimedia-l] Google returning outdated text snippet

2016-08-07 Thread Pax Ahimsa Gethen
/lists.wikimedia.org/pipermail/wikimedia-l/2016-July/084890.html [2] https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Gender=722247975 [3] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Village_pump_(technical)#Google_returning_outdated_text_snippet_for_Gender_page -- Pax Ahimsa Gethen |

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Politics

2017-02-03 Thread Pax Ahimsa Gethen
inst this list's rapid slide into unreadability. Thank you. -- Yair Rand -- Pax Ahimsa Gethen | http://funcrunch.org ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines New messages to: Wikimedia-l@lis

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Google returning outdated text snippet

2016-08-18 Thread Pax Ahimsa Gethen
if someone is manipulating the search results somehow. I have posted an update to the thread on the Village Pump: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Village_pump_(technical)#Google_returning_outdated_text_snippet_for_Gender_page - Pax On 8/13/16 2:06 PM, Pax Ahimsa Gethen wrote: Update:

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Draft Code of Conduct for Technical Spaces

2017-02-26 Thread Pax Ahimsa Gethen
ion from outside that there will be serious unacknowledged problems. e.g. "You literally cannot pay me to speak without a Code of Conduct" http://rachelnabors.com/2015/09/01/code-of-conduct/ This is literally all well-worn discourse territory, but I'm sure if you both persist you can wear everyone down. -

Re: [Wikimedia-l] LGBT+ safety considerations for conference venues

2016-11-09 Thread Pax Ahimsa Gethen
e have not even heard of us. Thank, GerardM On 18 October 2016 at 16:00, Pax Ahimsa Gethen < list-wikime...@funcrunch.org> wrote: Gerard, this isn't about "holiday destinations", it's about human rights and dignity. That's why I emphasized in my original post that I'm co

Re: [Wikimedia-l] LGBT+ safety considerations for conference venues

2016-11-10 Thread Pax Ahimsa Gethen
ng a place is not about you, it is about them. It is about the people we aim to serve. I made my point before, it did not get any attention then and my argument now is that nothing changed. It is only the perception of the USA that has been dented by an unfortunate "democratic" choi

Re: [Wikimedia-l] LGBT+ safety considerations for conference venues

2016-10-18 Thread Pax Ahimsa Gethen
most good. It is why I would go to Russia, to China to India to South Africa. -- fae...@gmail.com https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:Fae -- Pax Ahimsa Gethen | http://funcrunch.org ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wikim

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Implementing Katherine's Vision: "Discussing Discussions"

2016-11-18 Thread Pax Ahimsa Gethen
althy collaborative community. We can't afford to be complacent or content with the status quo. Let's come up with new ideas, build them, find the problems, and try again. It starts with deciding that we can do better. --scott -- (http://cscott.net) -- Pax Ahimsa Gethen | http://funcrunch.org __

[Wikimedia-l] LGBT+ safety considerations for conference venues

2016-10-16 Thread Pax Ahimsa Gethen
aka Funcrunch [1] http://funcrunch.org/blog/2016/10/12/making-connections-at-wikiconference-north-america/ [2] https://www.facebook.com/groups/wikipediaweekly/permalink/1114259788621851/ -- Pax Ahimsa Gethen | http://funcrunch.org ___ Wikimedia-l

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimania-l] LGBT+ safety considerations for conference venues

2016-10-16 Thread Pax Ahimsa Gethen
imania involves significant amounts of time and money, and I am hoping that WMF will develop ways to align Wikimania with WMF and community strategic goals. Pine On Oct 16, 2016 08:10, "Pax Ahimsa Gethen" <list-wikime...@funcrunch.org> wrote: Hello all. I had a positive experi

Re: [Wikimedia-l] LGBT+ safety considerations for conference venues

2016-10-16 Thread Pax Ahimsa Gethen
happy to hear of your positive experience at WikiConference. +1 /a On Sun, Oct 16, 2016 at 8:10 AM, Pax Ahimsa Gethen < list-wikime...@funcrunch.org> wrote: Hello all. I had a positive experience at WikiConference North America last weekend, where I gave a talk on transgender

Re: [Wikimedia-l] LGBT+ safety considerations for conference venues

2016-10-16 Thread Pax Ahimsa Gethen
a lot and may give more useful and transparent material to the selection committee of Wiki conferences (because I have understood that your reasons would include the selection not only of Wikimania). Kind regards On 16.10.2016 19:20, Pax Ahimsa Gethen wrote: Thanks Anna. I forgot to include

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Passing of User:Danveg, and reminder about people in distress

2017-01-03 Thread Pax Ahimsa Gethen
g Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l, <mailto:wikimedia-l-requ...@lists.wikimedia.org?subject=unsubscribe> -- Pax Ahimsa Gethen | p...@funcrunch.org | http://funcrunch.org ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at:

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Let's go gender neutral

2017-04-06 Thread Pax Ahimsa Gethen
ces to say "when a picture of a photographer is to be used, prior permission has to be asked" or whatever. Yes, it may please you but this practise is not taught in schools and given the size of the non-native community ... don't do this Thanks, GerardM -- Pax Ahimsa G

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Let's go gender neutral

2017-04-05 Thread Pax Ahimsa Gethen
epted practice in related forums and academic publications. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/why-people-are-using- the-term-latinx_us_57753328e4b0cc0fa136a159 Thanks, Fae Wikimedia LGBT+ https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia_LGBT/Portal -- f

[Wikimedia-l] Of Wikipedia, fonts, and Pakistan

2017-07-12 Thread Pax Ahimsa Gethen
dia doesn't decide when pages are protected, nor under what circumstances protection is applied. [1] https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/jul/13/fontgate-microsoft-wikipedia-and-the-scandal-threatening-the-pakistani-pm [2] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Calibri - Pax aka Funcr

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Fwd: [PRESS] Turkish authorities block Wikipedia

2017-04-29 Thread Pax Ahimsa Gethen
ines and https://meta.wikimedia.org/ wiki/Wikimedia-l New messages to: Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/ -- Pax Ahimsa Gethen | p...@funcrunch.org | http://funcrunch.org ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines

Re: [Wikimedia-l] What's making you happy this week? (Week of 25 June 2017)

2017-06-26 Thread Pax Ahimsa Gethen
b.com/hay/wiki-tools Kind regards, -- Hay -- Pax Ahimsa Gethen | p...@funcrunch.org | http://funcrunch.org | Pronouns: they/them/their ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines and https

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Women in red

2017-10-16 Thread Pax Ahimsa Gethen
of other's opinions is, incidentally, one the of the main instruments of "cultural" sexism. -- Pax Ahimsa Gethen | p...@funcrunch.org | http://funcrunch.org | Pronouns: they/them/their ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at:

Re: [Wikimedia-l] New style banner - A heads up

2017-08-23 Thread Pax Ahimsa Gethen
some sort of a border around it to separate it from the article text, so it doesn't look like an article section at first glance. Thanks, Mike +1 here as well. Some sort of clear separating border or shading to distinguish the banner from the article content is needed. - Pax aka Funcrunc