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I just discovered this was a thing and had to share it here. Its so fucking ridiculous.

First off, their slogan is "Queer, Inclusive, Badass" (starting with a slur. Lovely)

And here's their About Us blurb:

Pride month may be over, but LGBTQ lives are at risk. Trans Americans of all ages are under attack, women and people with the capacity for pregnancy have lost fundamental freedoms. Black, Latinx, and Asian Americans still face overt and systemic racism. Our workforce is experiencing extreme burnout, COVID-19 has shifted how we work faster than companies can keep up with, and most days we’re simply trying to keep up. Which is why we’re coming together in San Francisco and all over the world virtually to heal and prepare for the road ahead.

I love how they whine about racism while using a racist colonizer term like "Latinx". Also, of fucking course they address "transphobia" before touching on Roe v Wade at a WOMEN'S event. Can't let those lesbians forget who actually matters here!

There will be daycare, a kids meetup, ping pong, basketball hoops, mentoring and more. We expect over 15K to join us from all over the world.

Hopefully the drag queens they hire to watch the kids aren't convicted sex offenders this time....

Also, most of the speakers aren't tech people (and a lot of them are men). Most of them are some flavor of activist and look like they can barely work a smartphone, let alone offer any insight into what its like to be a woman in tech.

Speakers include notable ""lesbians"" like Chuckie Clymer and the (male) founder of Air BnB.

The mayor of San Francisco is also there. I'd like to believe that the attendees will ask her about all the human shit and homeless people they had to dodge to get there. But I'm guessing the mayor will just clean up the area around the conference and shuffle the homeless off to some poor neighborhood

So it looks like this is yet another lesbian/woman event that got colonized by trans/queer bullshit. And I'm pretty sure the tech part will also take a backseat to whining about trans issues and coddling all the men in attendance

I [just discovered this was a thing and had to share it here. Its so fucking ridiculous. ](https://lesbianswhotech.org/sanfrancisco2022/) First off, their slogan is "Queer, Inclusive, Badass" (starting with a slur. Lovely) And here's their About Us blurb: >Pride month may be over, but LGBTQ lives are at risk. Trans Americans of all ages are under attack, women and people with the capacity for pregnancy have lost fundamental freedoms. Black, Latinx, and Asian Americans still face overt and systemic racism. Our workforce is experiencing extreme burnout, COVID-19 has shifted how we work faster than companies can keep up with, and most days we’re simply trying to keep up. Which is why we’re coming together in San Francisco and all over the world virtually to heal and prepare for the road ahead. I love how they whine about racism while using a racist colonizer term like "Latinx". Also, of fucking course they address "transphobia" before touching on Roe v Wade at a WOMEN'S event. Can't let those lesbians forget who actually matters here! >There will be daycare, a kids meetup, ping pong, basketball hoops, mentoring and more. We expect over 15K to join us from all over the world. Hopefully the drag queens they hire to watch the kids aren't convicted sex offenders this time.... Also, most of the speakers aren't tech people (and a lot of them are men). Most of them are some flavor of activist and look like they can barely work a smartphone, let alone offer any insight into what its like to be a woman in tech. Speakers include notable ""lesbians"" like Chuckie Clymer and the (male) founder of Air BnB. The mayor of San Francisco is also there. I'd like to believe that the attendees will ask her about all the human shit and homeless people they had to dodge to get there. But I'm guessing the mayor will just clean up the area around the conference and shuffle the homeless off to some poor neighborhood So it looks like this is yet another lesbian/woman event that got colonized by trans/queer bullshit. And I'm pretty sure the tech part will also take a backseat to whining about trans issues and coddling all the men in attendance

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I live in San Francisco. The mayor will clean up the city and temporarily move some homeless if she has to do so. Major medical and tech conferences have already cancelled or moved their conferences to other cities because of the filth and victimization of some of their participants due to the high crime.

I live in San Francisco.

I'm so sorry....

They do the same thing in San Diego. I have a relative who lives there and I used to crash at her place for Comic Con. Normally, the San Diego convention center is full of tent cities and camping homeless people. But, whenever Comic Con or some other major event is held there, they shuffle the homeless off to God knows where so the city can look nice for the tourists. It's so gross to just move them around instead of solving the problem

Exactly what they do here. The homeless are shuffled off to hiding places under or around freeway overpasses, etc.

Not sure why a tech meeting isn’t being hosted in Silicon Valley.

[–] Lakey 2 points Edited

Silicon Valley is a combination of tech industrial parks, Stanford University and Medical Center, and small suburban towns. As such it doesn't offer the kind of hotel and restaurant capacity or shopping, sightseeing, and nightlife experiences that conference goers are looking for.

I attended this conference in 2017. One of my first comments on Ovarit in response to post "How did you meet your first transsexual?"

First "passing" TiM, at the Lesbians Who Tech conference in San Francisco. I was 18 and they gave me a student scholarship. I had a fake ID to get into clubs, but I didn't lie about my age to other attendees. I flirted with many women and kissed a few, one TiM. This TiM was very feminine, with slight south asian features, thin body (probably anorexic?), and small breasts. I knew something was up with the voice and lack of curves but couldn't really put it together then- now I would clock from a mile away.

We were all dancing the first or second night of the event. The TiM and I danced performatively for a minute- like straight girls do. Kissed at the end of the song to whoops and hollers from the other women. I had been attracted to him previously due to his exotic look. But after being physically close, I didn't feel the warm arousal I would feel after dancing and kissing a woman. Something in the lizard brain popped up, said Danger Danger.

Anyway, of course this "woman" tries to get into my pants for the rest of the week. The prey seeking drive in males is something I've yet to see in any female, even high T horny lesbians. Out of the many women I connected with and expereinced mutual attraction, even drunk and horny, only one decided to aggressively pursue the barely legal girl alone in a new city for sex.

That conference is now a pipeline for all these diversity grifters getting jobs in the White House. It's wild.

Yeah it is nuts. I did a bunch of LGBT DEI tech stuff as a student. At Google as an intern during pride month there were daily happy hours, gold flecked champagne, and a drag performance. Another conference called Out for Undergrad they wined and dined us at Twitter HQ and Bloomberg in SF. My roommate for that one was an HSTS, he was nice but I don't think they asked about preferences for same-sex housing.

An aside: this analysis The Truth About Pervs tracks 100% with my experience in Big Tech 'qweer' spaces. There is a correlation between AGP, computerphilia, and world-domination fantasy. Blanchard's theory is compelling.

Cringe case in point: the cofounder of a firm I worked at, a dude in his 50s with full muttonchops https://www.crowdstrike.com/blog/hyacinth-diehl-on-international-transgender-day-of-visibility/

Another lesbian event turned into an AGP and handmaiden convention. 🤮

I imagine it'll have a bunch of wokesters who were just recently let go from Twitter and Facebook. The AGPs will be there to network and take away potential positions from actual women, of course.

Um, are there any bigger "colonizers" than trans? They pretend to be some otherworldly, third class of human but just steal everyone's history and struggles. They have to, because they don't have any basis in material reality. In the meantime, they take their cues from major corporations...big pharma, the medical complex...because they're too delusional to realize they're cash cows.

[–] lucrecia 10 points Edited

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Okay yeah these people have never so much as seen a person in tech.

I wondered what this event actually was. It seemed to have nothing to do with lesbians and nothing to do with tech. I looked at the agenda; a lot of sessions! Mostly fluff. So then I suspected it was a kind of pyramid scheme for speakers, and found this:

All speakers receive a free ticket to attend Summit. If your company has 100 or more employees and/or has raised more than $10M in funding, we require your company to purchase a pay-it-forward ticket to support our scholarship and travel fund.

So maybe that explains it. Maybe they give basically anyone a speaking slot and then charge their company $800?

Networking opportunities with badass techies

that right there sounds like evidence there will be no tech people at the event. In the agenda, I did spot a tiny handful of people giving tech talks. I imagine they'll be pretty lonely.

(also lol, looks like maybe a leftover page from before they got colonised?: https://lesbianswhotech.org/pro-tips-for-speaking-at-summit/ (compare with the actual agenda: https://events.lesbianswhotech.org/sanfrancisco2022/agenda .) Or did nobody submit tech talks? They mention their community telling them to sort their shit out ("Our community has asked for more tech-forward content"); did nobody attend the last event? So many questions...)

EDIT: then I found a rather sad video where some women talked about their misconceptions of what they thought the conference was going to be, where the imaginary version sounded quite nice ('a bunch of old lesbians wearing flannel and yammering on about javascript'), but NO, this is a conference for YOUNG women, 15% of whom are male! Put on some makeup and grab a hula hoop, we're here to have a conversation about diversity!

[–] Lipsy i/just/can't 8 points

but NO, this is a conference for YOUNG women, 15% of whom are male!

15%? Seems low

:D That's just the stat they gave, I've no idea about the reliability.

Thanks for the detective work. I laughed at "We are not a diversity conference" 🤣

Oh my god did you see this: https://lesbianswhotech.org/convince-your-boss-pride/

I'm trying to imagine presenting that to any of my past managers in any line of work with a straight face.

That is hilarious! Imagine pulling this shit to try and guilt your boss into paying for a vacation!

I almost admire how brazen their grifting is.