__/ [ Mark Kent ] on Tuesday 01 August 2006 14:42 \__
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> Roy Schestowitz <newsgroups@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> espoused:
>> __/ [ Jim ] on Tuesday 01 August 2006 10:14 \__
>>> [H]omer wrote:
>>>> I can draw wimin ... but I usually make the hooters too big.
>>> nuttin' wrong wid big titties...
>> Women read this newsgroup, so I'm not sure it's a good conversation to
>> have. *bashful smile* But there you have the GIMP.
> Why not? Isn't this what makes the world go around?
> It's funny really, you can watch any number of TV programmes with females
> going all goey over whoever the latest hearthrob is, and nobody cares,
> but if you're a guy and comment on a female in some way, you're some
> kind of, err, undesirable - why is that? I've never really understood
> this really wierd discrimination.
When the women account for a minority in this newsgroup, I think it can be
repelling, unwelcoming and intimidating. Maybe it's a matter of culture and
norms, but it's often perceived as embodiment of stereotypes and
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