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Sun Dec 29, 2013, 09:12 AM

Do we have any idea of the male/female demographic at DU? I realize that [View all]

posters self-select to identify their sex, but I was wondering if there was a way of gauging it...

I do remember the early days of the Internet when women who identified themselves as female were hounded mercilessly and remember choosing a sex neutral name (this was before DU) to avoid the harassment I saw what other women endured. It was truly a jungle in those days (maybe still, some places).

So I am glad we self select on this. But I am interested in this phenomenon on the Internet and learning more about it...and I'm working on a little theory about misogyny on the Internet...

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