These are lovely suggestions / requests. Thank you for raising them. I'm 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 issues and Wikipedia. > I'm posting because there's an active discussion in Wikipedia Weekly on > Facebook about choosing a host country for Wikimania 2018. I am > concerned that some of the suggestions are not taking into account the > safety of LGBT+ people; not just those attending the conference, but also > those living in the host country. > > As a queer trans atheist in a same-sex marriage, there are a number of > places where I am considered a criminal for just existing or going about my > daily routine. This applies to some parts of the U.S. as well, by the way; > I won't be visiting North Carolina as long as it's illegal for me to use > the men's restroom there. Please keep these considerations in mind when > planning meetups and conferences. Thank you. > > - Pax aka Funcrunch > >  http://funcrunch.org/blog/2016/10/12/making-connections-at- > wikiconference-north-america/ > >  https://www.facebook.com/groups/wikipediaweekly/permalink/ > 1114259788621851/ > > -- > Pax Ahimsa Gethen | http://funcrunch.org > > > _______________________________________________ > Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wik > i/Mailing_lists/Guidelines > New messages to: Wikimediaemail@example.com > Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l, > <mailto:wikimedia-l-requ...@lists.wikimedia.org?subject=unsubscribe> -- Anna Stillwell Director of Culture Wikimedia Foundation 415.806.1536 *www.wikimediafoundation.org <http://www.wikimediafoundation.org>* _______________________________________________ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines New messages to: Wikimediafirstname.lastname@example.org Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l, <mailto:wikimedia-l-requ...@lists.wikimedia.org?subject=unsubscribe>