Women and Alternative Culture Quote

Yet the masculinism of the computing world was a curious phenomenon. On the one hand, ‘geek culture’ of the 80s and 90s was almost defined by its exclusion of women. On the other, male geeks were themselves feminised, invariably depicted as socially awkward, somewhat effete individuals whose enthusiasm for technology served as compensation for failure at traditionally masculine pursuits (such as sport and drinking).

Quote by Jeff Sparrow http://www.abc.net.au/news/2015-11-06/sparrow-the-history-of-geek-culture-and-its-exclusion-of-women/6918518

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