Fucking pissed at white dudes in free software prioritizing exercising their free speech by showing "look, I can make jokes which affect people not like me" and then being like "free software is a movement for everyone"
Nobody has ever questioned whether *I* belong. But I've tried to bring in plenty of other people who left because they didn't feel welcome.
I believe in free software, I want it to be a movement for everyone. Most of these people would say "I do too".
SO FUCKING ACT LIKE IT.
@Wrongg Well I haven't shared the context, but these aren't even alt-right /pol/ type folks. They're old guard free software folks (many of whom even consider themselves to be on the left in other circumstances) on a private mailing list who can't see beyond their own life experiences, can't understand how their words affect people... can't understand how they're *failing to build the social movement we need*.
@nobru I did engage them directly on the mailing list. This was a public vent, but I tried hard to speak convincingly there.
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