Reddit Bans ‘Incel’ Group for Inciting Violence Against Women by CHRISTINE HAUSER


By CHRISTINE HAUSER

The incels, or involuntary celibates, violated the internet forum’s new policy against advocating physical harm, including rape.

Published: November 8, 2017 at 02:00PM

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Push for Gender Equality in Tech? Some Men Say It’s Gone Too Far by NELLIE BOWLES


By NELLIE BOWLES

After revelations of harassment and bias in Silicon Valley, a backlash is growing against the women in tech movement. “It’s a witch hunt,” they say.

Published: September 22, 2017 at 02:00PM

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Lurid Lawsuit’s Quiet End Leaves Silicon Valley Start-Up Barely Dented by DAVID STREITFELD


By DAVID STREITFELD

For all the outcry over how women are treated in the tech industry, the resolution of a sexual harassment case against Upload, a virtual reality start-up, shows that little has changed.

Published: September 14, 2017 at 02:00PM

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‘Thought Bullies’ or Right Move: A Divide Over James Damore Firing by LELA MOORE and BRIANNA MILORD


By LELA MOORE and BRIANNA MILORD

Readers debated the firing of Mr. Damore, a Google engineer who wrote a memo about why he thought there are so few women working in the tech industry.

Published: August 9, 2017 at 02:00PM

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Video Game Makers Try to Get Better at Luring Women to Esports by GREGORY SCHMIDT


By GREGORY SCHMIDT

An industry with a reputation for misogyny sees growth opportunities in making video game competitions more appealing to women.

Published: December 20, 2016 at 02:00PM

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Women in Tech Band Together to Track Diversity, After Hours by MIKE ISAAC


By MIKE ISAAC

Eight women formed Project Include, a nonprofit effort to collect and share data, hoping to diversify the rank-and-file in Silicon Valley’s tech companies.

Published: May 3, 2016 at 06:00PM

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