Why is Wikipedia a boys’ space?

Jul 18, 2012

Mary Gardiner, co-founder, Ada Initiativ

Mary Gardiner, co-founder, Ada Initiative, speaks during the ‘Wikimania 2012’ international Wikimedia conference July 12, 2012 at the Lisner Auditorium in Washington, DC. Wikimania is an annual gathering of editors from Wikipedia and other Wikimedia projects. Credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images

Why Is Wikipedia a boys’ space? 90 percent of its editors are men and these guys deleted the entry for Kate Middleton’s wedding dress, but posted 100 articles on the linux system. What gives?

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