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    I found out Glasgow as a Womens library, now had it been used to preserve and educate about women historically I wouldn't have a problem with it.

    But it runs talks and asks for volunteers/test subject that HAVE to be women.

    Isn't that a club that dsicriminates?

    What I found funny was it is running a hate speech lecture and wanted to hear from all backgrounds and wanted people with disabilities etc to give experiences.

    Oh but the lecture is only available to women.

    Also they only hire women for jobs working with them even if its a job in marketing and social media! Do they think men are going to be biased against women!

    I think its very sexist and shocked they get funding for it especially when there was a story a few weeks back about a male members club who lost a huge amount of money for voting against allowing women to join even though they were next to a womans club who did the same thing and didn't get any bad press.

    Double standards? What are your thoughts.
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    I agree it is sexist, and I am disgusted.
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    (Original post by drbluebox)
    I found out Glasgow as a Womens library, now had it been used to preserve and educate about women historically I wouldn't have a problem with it.

    But it runs talks and asks for volunteers/test subject that HAVE to be women.

    Isn't that a club that dsicriminates?

    What I found funny was it is running a hate speech lecture and wanted to hear from all backgrounds and wanted people with disabilities etc to give experiences.

    Oh but the lecture is only available to women.

    Also they only hire women for jobs working with them even if its a job in marketing and social media! Do they think men are going to be biased against women!

    I think its very sexist and shocked they get funding for it especially when there was a story a few weeks back about a male members club who lost a huge amount of money for voting against allowing women to join even though they were next to a womans club who did the same thing and didn't get any bad press.

    Double standards? What are your thoughts.
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    (Original post by M14B)
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    It's not that hard to find; use Google.

    "Woman only library Glasgow"

    From this quick search it doesn't explicitly state this, but I think so.

    "Woman's library"
    "11 woman employed."
    etc. etc.
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    Thats the one, Im not sure if I am surprised or not surprised about the lack of responses.

    I think a archive of females work especially given the lack of historical female authors is a good thing as long as its open to all sexes.

    And whats the point of talks on equality or hate speech and only inviting women.

    And why can't a man work in website design or media they do (as they don't need to know persons name)

    It all seems one sided and biased.
 
 
 
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