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Adria Richards Link Roundup

Those who follow me on Twitter and ADN likely know that I've been linking a lot about the Adria Richards situation. Now that Faruk Ateş has rounded up a good selection of articles on her case, including many I've linked to myself, I thought I would include these here for posterity. I may not agree with every point made in these pieces (though I do agree with the vast majority of them) but all of them are worthy of your time.

Soraya Chemaly: Online Threats Against Women Aren’t Trivial and Don’t Happen in a Vacuum

Aja Romano: In defense of Adria Richards and call-out culture

Janet D. Stemwedel: Naming, shaming, victim-blaming: thoughts on Adria Richards and PyCon

Chris Yeh: Sexism in tech is like an onion--it has many layers and makes people cry

Christie Koehler: Bold Ideas Uttered Publicly: Pycon, Richards And Responding To Conduct Violations

P.Z. Myers: Adria Richards did everything exactly right

Stephanie Zvan: Not in Public!

Dani Alexis: How Adria Richards Spoke For Me