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Re: What Would Ellen Ripley Say?

From: Kathy Kasten <catraja.nul>
Date: Mon, 18 Jun 2012 23:14:18 +0000
Archived: Tue, 19 Jun 2012 07:10:36 -0400
Subject: Re: What Would Ellen Ripley Say?

>From: Elsie Conner <elsie_conner.nul>
>To: <post.nul>
>Date: Sat, 16 Jun 2012 20:38:30 -0400
>Subject: What Would Ellen Ripley Say?

>Dear List,

>Some of you may be interested in a women's perspective
>concerning a previous post from Magonia regarding "the
>feminisation of ufology".


>Source: Out Of Darkness Blog


>Saturday, June 16, 2012

>What Would Ellen Ripley Say?
>by Elsie Conner

>A blog was published at Magonia on June 3, 2012 titled SHJ,
>IFOS, And The Feminisation Of Ufology. The short paragraph
>which refers to the feminisation of ufology has spawned a couple
>of other blogs where my latest post, The Frustrating Aspect of
>Alien Screen Imagery, has been linked with this article. It's
>interesting and tragic on several levels.

>Let's begin:

>Let me be clear, I am a woman, a wife, a daughter, a sister, a
>friend, a Ph.D. candidate in Electrical and Computer
>Engineering, I hold a job in my profession, and I am an alien
>abductee. I know a thing or two about discrimination, ignorance,
>cruelty, and just plain gender stupidity.

>First off - I have never heard of this survey of women in
>ufology. What is this survey and where can you find it? When was
>it conducted? Who participated in this survey? Nobody I know was
>involved in it. The first time I have seen this reference to
>this women in ufology survey is from the Magonia blog referenced
>above. I find it unprofessional not to mention anything about
>this survey's particulars. Is there any reason to believe this
>survey even existed?

>More at site...


Thank God, somebody put it out there. And, it was a woman.
Imagine that!


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