obsenities/offense

Julia Frugoli JFRUGOLI at BIO.TAMU.EDU
Mon Mar 4 17:44:24 EST 1996


I tried to send this to the personal email address (Cortevil), but it 
bounced back, so I'm posting it to the net:

You wrote:

>Back then, I felt I had to "look" the part in order to convince male 
>colleagues that I was "one of the guys" (wildlife biology is a fairly 
>"old-boy" network and she got the job because "she's a b*tch" or "she's 
>a 
>l*sbian" or "she got the job because of affirmative action" have been 
>very common ideas in this field.) It has been a strange world for me...


While we're talking about offending people, a member of my lab pointed 
out when he read the message-why did you asterisk the word lesbian?  
It's not an obscenity!
Julia Frugoli
Dartmouth College

visiting grad student at
Texas A&M University
Department of Biological Sciences
College Station, TX 77843
409-845-0663
FAX 409-847-8805



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