What's the problem?

Why should anyone worry about diversity?

Anti-racism resources for white people

An excellent collection of resources including articles, podcasts, videos, books, and more for white people (especially parents) to learn about systemic racism.

By The Numbers: What Pay Inequality Looks Like For Women In Tech

A solid overview of the documented inequality in pay for women and other marginalized groups, as well as some specific suggestions for how companies can fix it.

The role of straight white men in diversity & inclusion

This article is a good beginner-level approach to diversity & inclusion. It could be useful for sharing with straight white cis male colleagues and friends who feel skeptical, defensive, or powerless to change.

Sharing the Data: How Technical Women Navigate Their Career

The article has practical immediate actions companies can take to remove barriers to women applying for jobs, and also practical long term changes. The article describes the study Automattic did, and what women look for as their career advances.

The next time someone says 'all lives matter,' show them these 5 paragraphs

The real issue is that, while strictly true, "All Lives Matter" is a tone-deaf slogan that distracts from the real problems black people in America face.

The best explanation we've seen so far comes from Reddit, of all places. Last year, in an "Explain Like I'm 5" thread, user GeekAesthete explained, clearly and succinctly, why changing #BlackLivesMatter to #AllLivesMatter is an act of erasure that makes lots of people cringe.

The abrasiveness trap: High-achieving men and women are described differently in reviews

This article collected performance reviews from men and women in tech, and analyzed the feedback employees are getting.

The results showed that women are criticized more often, and receive far more direction to be more agreeable.

Subtle Forms of Racism to Avoid in Science Fiction/Fantasy

The author talks about racism through the lens of writing science fiction & fantasy, but covers topics that apply beyond fiction.

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