Monthly Archives: August 2012

Link Roundup

Please leave links to any you find in comments! The original post from Dragon*Con regarding Backup Ribbons The Backup Ribbon Project official response Cutting the Cord Geekfeminism.org Mistress Dawn @ Dragon*Con Raidingparty offering Backup buttons Advertisements

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The Official Response to the Dragon*Con Statement Regarding Backup Ribbons

So that happened. Please take a moment to read. Please know that, as of this time, Dragon*Con has informed us that it will NOT be sanctioning people wearing or distributing Backup Ribbons at the con, nor will it be confiscating … Continue reading

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Quick update about donations!

Some of you found our old ChipIn page. In light of recent developments (more on that in a bit), we have a new ChipIn page. We ask you to please use this for donations. Each goal set allows us to … Continue reading

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**VERY IMPORTANT** PLS. READ IF YOU ARE ATTENDING DRAGON*CON!!

Dragon*Con’s statement regarding Backup Ribbons is here. Our response on the Livejournal page: Just to be clear — as per discussion with the Dragon*Con concom, this post will be linked on the Backup Ribbon Project website, as well as on … Continue reading

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Take a Ribbon and take a moment…

The big batch of ribbons going out for Labor Day events have all been mailed off. In total, about 500 were shipped out just for those events. So let’s take a moment and talk about…well…talking about the Backup Ribbon Project. … Continue reading

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Interesting article in response to Defcon issues

Security expert Bruce Schneier weighs in on the issues surrounding Defcon that led to developing the red/yellow/green card system. In it, he not only linked to the Backup Project, but also noted: Bystanders play a large role in normalizing harassing … Continue reading

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The Backup Ribbons have landed!

Yes, we have new ribbons that now have the URL! So those of you who requested ribbons in time for your Labor Day geeky goodness will have them! They should go out today or Monday at the latest. Your generous … Continue reading

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