Episode 33 – Claudia Peterson

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To my fellow mouth breathing hetero white males take some time to listen. There was a lot of good discussion in this podcast about awareness, being inclusive, and what it's like to be a woman on the job and put up with our garbage. Have a listen you might be a better person when you are done.

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+1 to what @gafftaper said.

We have to keep talking about every "-ism" in our industry. I'll go so far as to say rigging in particular with regards to racism and sexism.
Check yourself, evaluate yourself constantly, and if you can't do that, you need to know that people telling you something you're saying or doing isn't cool, you need to listen to that and most importantly make that change. I've torn down a lot of my own bad ideas with a lot of help from the people around me on the jobsite. It's not comfortable, but it is necessary. It is also ongoing! Get me?

Further diversity and inclusion throughout the industry as a whole is the only way forward. It only happens with yourself. Not some HR department- although they are trying to teach you something valuable and relevant. Not your crew lead, or your TD. You.
 
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+1 to what @gafftaper said.

We have to keep talking about every "-ism" in our industry. I'll go so far as to say rigging in particular with regards to racism and sexism.
Check yourself, evaluate yourself constantly, and if you can't do that, you need to know that people telling you something you're saying or doing isn't cool, you need to listen to that and most importantly make that change. I've torn down a lot of my own bad ideas with a lot of help from the people around me on the jobsite. It's not comfortable, but it is necessary. It is also ongoing! Get me?

Further diversity and inclusion throughout the industry as a whole is the only way forward. It only happens with yourself. Not some HR department- although they are trying to teach you something valuable and relevant. Not your crew lead, or your TD. You.
Yeah I was thinking about the situation with "Mildly Sexist Matt" in the podcast. As was discussed situations like that are not solved by "the man rescuing the damsel" they are solved when one man takes his sexist coworker aside and says , "dude you have to stop this" you are hurting our co-worker and making everyone feel uncomfortable. Explain why it's wrong. Explain how it feels. And we can only get to that point by each of us evaluating and confronting our own inner biases. It's a process and we all have to do the work.
 

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Yeah I was thinking about the situation with "Mildly Sexist Matt" in the podcast. As was discussed situations like that are not solved by "the man rescuing the damsel" they are solved when one man takes his sexist coworker aside and says , "dude you have to stop this" you are hurting our co-worker and making everyone feel uncomfortable. Explain why it's wrong. Explain how it feels. And we can only get to that point by each of us evaluating and confronting our own inner biases. It's a process and we all have to do the work.
We have visited this idea a couple times over the last 6 months (or however long it's been) with Uncle Bill during the Wednesday online get togethers/classes. I'm into it.
 
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We have visited this idea a couple times over the last 6 months (or however long it's been) with Uncle Bill during the Wednesday online get togethers/classes. I'm into it.
Wait you are into the sexism or the NOT sexism. ;)
 

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I’m into awkward syntax THATS pretty obvious.
I say “fie on sexism”. Down with it.
 
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