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Hey fedi, the Recurse Center is offering up to $1000 to trans/non-binary/women programmers for upcoming batches. RC changed my life and is just an amazing experience/community -- see here for more: https://www.recurse.com/blog/156-were-offering-grants-for-our-spring-2-and-summer-1-batches
just permanently disappointed in software under capitalism
@fsf It's a shame that the secretive insiders "buddy club" that is the FSF Board of Directors put personal friendships ahead of the good of Free Software and the good work of the FSF staff itself. (Not to mention LP contributors.)
Founders Syndrome is real and it can destroy even the most meaningful organizations.
harrowing piece about labor in higher ed (probably more 101 for the more informed of my followers but still really hit me): https://contingentmagazine.org/2021/03/22/ground-operations/
Terfs losing court petitions, schadenfreude, birdsite link
local hate group For Women Scotland has lost their attempt to force the government to not be able to have trans-inclusive policy, with the judge presiding over the case making it pretty goddamn clear that trans women are in fact women.
It's not looking too good for FWS as a whole really. They've blown a LOT of The Heritage Foundati- I mean, Joanne Ro- I mean, their extremely grassroots cash on this case.
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