How to Exclude Women from Your Technical Community

programmersbeingdicks:

It would have taken just one person to stand up at that moment and say, “That was sexist and it’s not acceptable here.” […] But nobody did. And that’s what really disappoints me. Structural sexism persists not because of the few people who do and say blatantly bad things, but because of the majority who tolerate them.

A really good read—currently resisting the urge to just mass-blockquote the entire thing.