@mhutch after your transition announcement, I definitely had an "ohhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh" post-hoc reaction to your previous halloween outfit
The two Halloweens before I came out, I picked female characters for my "costume". Most folks were none the wiser, but for me it was hugely important in coming to terms with my identity and understanding I could be comfortable and accepted.
Assume intellisense, navigation etc are a given. I'm specifically interested in problems that could be automatically identified and fixed, and common transformations that could be automated.
I love that it's almost entirely women - the exact opposite of most tech conferences - and there are lots of awesome women here in one place. But pretty much everything else is absolutely antithetical to me.
I've been to a lot of conferences and few have made me feel as alone as #GHC19
I accept that I'm cynical and broken but is it too much to ask to have more random conversations with cool women than creepy guys at #GHC19?
I wasn't openly a woman in college but spent the entire time being miserable about that (crying myself to sleep and self destructive) and feeling isolated from my classmates
They're talking about their experiences as women in college - I can't directly relate and wishing I could is super triggering
At a bar at #GHC19 alone and there's a few other women having an interesting conversation and I dunno whether it's appropriate to try to join in. Potent mix of ettiquette unfamiliarity, social anxiety and trans impostor syndrome 😞
This @firstname.lastname@example.org dress is 🔥🔥🔥
Would be nice if I could get in to actually, you know, meet other queer people
In the line for the @email@example.com event at #GHC19 and I wish this many "allies" would show up for events without the lure of drinks and jobs 🙃
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