Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Silicon Valley men push back on gender equity efforts - NBC NEWS

by Nellie Bowles 
Originally published: September 24, 2017
Publisher: NBCNews.com 

Their complaints flow on Reddit forums, on video game message boards, on private Facebook pages and across Twitter. They argue for everything from male separatism to an end to gender diversity efforts.

Silicon Valley has for years accommodated a fringe element of men who say women are ruining the tech world.

Now, as the nation's technology capital — long identified as one of the more hostile work environments for women — reels from a series of high-profile sexual harassment and discrimination scandals, these conversations are gaining broader traction.