What You Learn When You Speak Out at BlogHer '13

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What You Learn When You Speak Out at BlogHer '13

  1. 1. What You Learn When You Speak Out
  2. 2. #BH13SpeakOut INTERNET SSID: BlogHer | No Password Required What You Learn When You Speak Out LORI DURON, Raising My Rainbow, @RaisingRainbow ADRIA RICHARDS, But You’re a Girl, @adriarichards MIR KAMIN, Woulda Coulda Shoulda, @wantnot PRESENTERS MODERATOR DENISE TANTON, BlogHer, @dtanton
  3. 3. #BH13SpeakOut INTERNET SSID: BlogHer | No Password Required Lori Duron
  4. 4. #BH13SpeakOut INTERNET SSID: BlogHer | No Password Required
  5. 5. #BH13SpeakOut INTERNET SSID: BlogHer | No Password Required
  6. 6. #BH13SpeakOut INTERNET SSID: BlogHer | No Password Required
  7. 7. #BH13SpeakOut INTERNET SSID: BlogHer | No Password Required
  8. 8. #BH13SpeakOut INTERNET SSID: BlogHer | No Password Required Childhood Gender Nonconformity: When children do not conform to traditional gender “norms” and/or identify with the opposite gender. Typical behavior includes cross-dressing and preferring playmates of the opposite sex and the toys that are marketed to them. Multiple studies have correlated childhood gender nonconformity with eventual gay, bisexual and/or transgender outcomes.
  9. 9. #BH13SpeakOut INTERNET SSID: BlogHer | No Password Required
  10. 10. #BH13SpeakOut INTERNET SSID: BlogHer | No Password Required Random House -- September 3
  11. 11. #BH13SpeakOut INTERNET SSID: BlogHer | No Password Required RaisingMyRainbow.com RaisingMyRainbow@gmail.com /RaisingMyRainbow @RaisingRainbow
  12. 12. #BH13SpeakOut INTERNET SSID: BlogHer | No Password Required Adria Richards
  13. 13. #BH13SpeakOut INTERNET SSID: BlogHer | No Password Required 4 years old
  14. 14. #BH13SpeakOut INTERNET SSID: BlogHer | No Password Required 11 years old
  15. 15. #BH13SpeakOut INTERNET SSID: BlogHer | No Password Required
  16. 16. #BH13SpeakOut INTERNET SSID: BlogHer | No Password Required
  17. 17. #BH13SpeakOut INTERNET SSID: BlogHer | No Password Required My journey of speaking out • Took improv workshop • Surrounded myself with extroverts • Started blogging and creating videos
  18. 18. #BH13SpeakOut INTERNET SSID: BlogHer | No Password Required
  19. 19. #BH13SpeakOut INTERNET SSID: BlogHer | No Password Required
  20. 20. #BH13SpeakOut INTERNET SSID: BlogHer | No Password Required “I really hope someone rapes you” “I hope I can find Adria, kidnap her, put a torture bag over her head and shoot a .22 subsonic round right into her fucking skull.” “Make her pay. Make her obey.”“Kill her.” “You better watch out you Jewish piece of trash” “She looks like a porchmonkey.”
  21. 21. #BH13SpeakOut INTERNET SSID: BlogHer | No Password Required
  22. 22. #BH13SpeakOut INTERNET SSID: BlogHer | No Password Required “For those not paying attention @adriarichards has been a diamond at the axis of developer community since she came here, and we stand by her.” @kevinmarks “Let me be very clear: what is being done to @adriarichards is unacceptable. Period. End if discussion.” @katrynfinney “It's been my firm belief that @adriarichards was pulled into social dynamics that she did not intend or deserve.” @dakami
  23. 23. #BH13SpeakOut INTERNET SSID: BlogHer | No Password Required Inspiring others to speak out • How Adria Richards Spoke For Me - Dani Alexis • Dear Fellow Geeks: WTF - Alexis Ohanian • Online Threats Against Women Aren’t Trivia - Soraya Chemaly • Death by 1000 cuts - Estelle Weyl • A White Boy's Observations of Sexism & Adria Fiasco - MarkCC
  24. 24. #BH13SpeakOut INTERNET SSID: BlogHer | No Password Required Treyvon Martin 1995 - 2012
  25. 25. #BH13SpeakOut INTERNET SSID: BlogHer | No Password Required Thank you Email: adria@butyoureagirl.lcom Flickr Creative Commons photo credits: http://www.flickr.com/photos/peterjsieger/5544377398/ http://www.flickr.com/photos/37657778@N07/4534585117/ http://www.flickr.com/photos/14420066@N08/3558357110 http://www.flickr.com/photos/84496435@N00/135112546/ http://www.flickr.com/photos/27197915@N08/6789480392/
  26. 26. #BH13SpeakOut INTERNET SSID: BlogHer | No Password Required Hi, I’m Mir. I write about my life.
  27. 27. #BH13SpeakOut INTERNET SSID: BlogHer | No Password Required kids divorce parenting remarriage TV food dogs autism life death custody travel weather friends failures triumphs career shopping joy sorrow minutiae renovations moving books confessions rants whatever
  28. 28. #BH13SpeakOut INTERNET SSID: BlogHer | No Password Required My Kids Chickadee Monkey
  29. 29. #BH13SpeakOut INTERNET SSID: BlogHer | No Password Required
  30. 30. #BH13SpeakOut INTERNET SSID: BlogHer | No Password Required I’m lost.
  31. 31. #BH13SpeakOut INTERNET SSID: BlogHer | No Password Required I’m scared.
  32. 32. #BH13SpeakOut INTERNET SSID: BlogHer | No Password Required This isn’t okay.
  33. 33. #BH13SpeakOut INTERNET SSID: BlogHer | No Password Required The Final Straw
  34. 34. #BH13SpeakOut INTERNET SSID: BlogHer | No Password Required Tampon Lemonade (a.k.a. Tamponapalooza)
  35. 35. #BH13SpeakOut INTERNET SSID: BlogHer | No Password Required Tamponapalooza: Monday • Step 1: Rent UPS box. • Step 2: Share address. • Step 3: Cross fingers.
  36. 36. #BH13SpeakOut INTERNET SSID: BlogHer | No Password Required Tamponapalooza: Wednesday • Step 1: Angry phone call from UPS Store. • Step 2: Go to UPS Store. • Step 3: Gape in amazement. • Step 4: Cry.
  37. 37. #BH13SpeakOut INTERNET SSID: BlogHer | No Password Required The Generosity of Strangers
  38. 38. #BH13SpeakOut INTERNET SSID: BlogHer | No Password Required The Generosity of Strangers
  39. 39. #BH13SpeakOut INTERNET SSID: BlogHer | No Password Required The Generosity of Strangers
  40. 40. #BH13SpeakOut INTERNET SSID: BlogHer | No Password Required The Generosity of Strangers
  41. 41. #BH13SpeakOut INTERNET SSID: BlogHer | No Password Required Final Tally • Three full truckloads of toiletries. • Estimated value between $10,000 - $12,000. • Theft eliminated.
  42. 42. #BH13SpeakOut INTERNET SSID: BlogHer | No Password Required Helpless = Hopeless
  43. 43. #BH13SpeakOut INTERNET SSID: BlogHer | No Password Required Help = Hope

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