Reading suggestions from the “Beyond the women in tech talk” panel at LibrePlanet 2014

Below, we present to you a set of reading suggestions created collaboratively (in real time, on an etherpad) during the “Beyond the women in tech talk” panel held at LibrePlanet 2014. This list is the work of a number of different people who attended the panel. A version which shows revision history can be found at

reading list — suggestions from the LP 2014 Beyond Women in Tech talk

for those coming to this after not seeing the talk — a list of resources for folks looking to educate themselves. 

Published here: &  — list of 140+ journalists of color (with links to personal blogs, etc) covering a variety of topics (via queer, poc, atypically abled voices.the blog’s purpose is NOT to educate about privilege, but is extremely informative if you are willing to think critically about yourself re: what the writers are saying,  and their experiences – “The Crunk Feminist Collective (CFC) will create a space of support and camaraderie for hip hop generation feminists of color, queer and straight, in the academy and without” – madprime’s suggestion, Ta-Nehisi Coates, prompting this question. TNC regularly writes about the black male perspective & helps me understand the (or rather, his) African American perspective. TNC’s audience has a lot of white liberals, and he’s figured out how to make us listen (or me, at least!). (but sometimes he talks about a geeky thing or two like D&D ;-) ) written by – “A hip hop maven blogs on urban ecology, evolutionary biology & diversity in the sciences” – “Racialicious is a blog about the intersection of race and pop culture.” – “Colorlines is a daily news site where race matters, featuring award-winning investigative reporting and news analysis.” – “Take Back the Tech! is a collaborative campaign to reclaim information and communication technologies (ICT) to end violence against women (VAW).”  (They have a feed of posts, but are not primarily a blog org.)

For expediency & to avoid mainstream aggregates & for more decentralization, use RSS!  – Not Your Mom’s Trans 101 – Asher
Nishant Shah rec –

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