Per your linked post: "we need to stop playing the victim card. ... If we want to be successful in business, women need to pursue diplomatic solutions, not revenge fantasies."
This line of reasoning highly problematic. Casting the horrific accounts of sexual assault and sexual harassment that those women endured as "playing the victim card" is repugnant. No big change ever unfolded smoothly. The prospect of letting harassment run unchecked for fear of women losing access is also unacceptable. The road ahead may be bumpy but it's worth it as long as there is progress.
It in no way suggests letting harassment run unchecked for fear of women losing access. That isn't what I am talking about at all.
Being professional is something both sides should be. There is nothing professional at all about what you linked to. It is in no way at all respectful of men in tech with professional jobs. It has the maturity level of a bunch of five year olds calling names and accusing each other of having cooties.
But feel free to keep trying to put out the fire with gasoline. It just makes it clearer to other people on HN that I am not a threat to them and should be included in the conversation as an equal. That works for me.
> But feel free to keep trying to put out the fire with gasoline. It just makes it clearer to other people on HN that I am not a threat to them and should be included in the conversation as an equal. That works for me.
Amazing that all you can take away from this is that one is trying to put out the fire with gasoline. Discussing issues like sexual harassment is inherently uncomfortable and awkward but you appear to prioritize appearances and your perceived likeability/unverifiable impression of how other HNers perceive you over momentary discomfort. I don't.
The article you posted is incredibly disrespectful of men. It isn't in any way professional. It is openly hostile and disrespectful.
An awful lot of women want to feel safe at work and they see nothing wrong with making men feel very unsafe and attacked in the process of pursuing that aim. It is a broken mental model and you cannot get there from here.
I'm adjourning as I see there's no further constructive discussion to be had here.
It's inappropriate enough that you self-submit every one of your blog entries to HN, relevant or not.