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 >http://tinyurl.com/7kocwlq >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! KK Listen to 'Strange Days... Indeed' - The PodCast At: http://www.virtuallystrange.net/ufo/sdi/program/ These contents above are copyright of the author and UFO UpDates - Toronto. They may not be reproduced without the express permission of both parties and are intended for educational use only.
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