• Attendees: emmapeel, masha, sajolida, segfault, spriver, u

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Volunteers to handle "Hole in the roof" tickets this month

  • In April we made some progress on #6907.

Volunteers to handle important tickets flagged for next release, but without assignee


Gather comments on our draft personas

Chapter 1: ?Kim, the surveilled at home

  • Windows camouflage

    • emmapeel: kim would have liked windows camouflage
  • Institutionalized

    • u: "that has been institutionalized" -> do you mean s/he has been in psychiatry ?
    • emmapeel: i think in this context institutionalized could also be on an orphanage
  • Bitcoin

    • emmapeel: to have his own savings outside of the institution
    • emmapeel: its on my private idaho
    • emmapeel: specially if kim is underage, they are not going to let him handle his savings
  • Alison

    • Ask Alison from Tor about the story she told emmapeel and sajolida.
  • Feeling normal

    • masha: I dislike the "Kim wants to feel normal", I'd rather put "feel safe"
    • masha: well, when you're queer of color, you're not "normal" and the world reminds you every day, so what you want is the end of homophobia/racism for example. And the "want to be normal" might merge with being invisible, and put everything too queer being closed doors.
    • masha: maybe the point is that "normal" leaves way too much room for interpretation
  • Homeless

    • emmapeel: i just want to say that a very high percentage of homeless youth in the world is queer. they get kicked out from home for being queer
    • emmapeel: but the gay kids go on the streets and they get institutionalized
  • Computer room

    • u: i think the Kim persona sounds very stressful (limited time, mentor surveillance...). and surveilled at home can be much less extreme than this case.
    • u: i think for example the fact that the computer room is crowded is an extra stress factor which we could make a bit less extreme by writing "the computer room is sometimes croweded"
    • sajolida: an option would be to add that they sometimes also borrow the computer of a trusted friend inside the institution
    • u: that could be an option (trusted friend's computer)
    • emmapeel: if kim has no computer, and uses a computer of a friend, is good to have tails...
  • Too many threats

    • u: Kim's case has two angles: the surveillance at home by mentors and peers, and the sharia in nigeria as well as internet censorship
    • u: sajolida: so kim's case actually has three angles and if we would replace kim by someone who lives with their abuser, there would not be the whole censorship and legal part
    • u: i could imagine to have one person who is either institutionalized or living with their abuser and one gay youth in nigeria, but not necessarily under surveillance at home
    • sajolida: u: if we keep a gay youth in Nigeria who is not instituationalized, their issues would be censorship circumvention, State surveillance, and identity management, right?
    • sajolida: then it would look very much like Riou
    • emmapeel: yeah maybe he could have a blog....
    • sajolida: but maybe you're right and we should refocus Kim to be more strongly about surveillance at home and not so much about other things as well
    • sajolida: so remove their societal and State oppression and stick to the domestic oppression
  • Religious family

    • sajolida: Kim could be gay in a super religious US family for example
    • u: fine with me, yes, gay/trans in a religious family in any fanatic religious family.
  • Transsexual

    • spriver: (how about transsexual, that'd be me)
    • emmapeel: yeah if you are trans you also have to get out
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