Members of this project might want to keep an eye on this; help is needed to keep the focus of the discussion on the content. BMK, Grouchy Realist (talk) 23:24, 8 January 2014 (UTC)
Same‐sex marriage in Utah RfC
There is an RfC here on whether to include purple as a new map‐color for Utah — Info por favor (talk) 23:49, 8 January 2014 (UTC)
Request for opinion from this project
An editor is repeatedly adding a reference to an anonymously self-published book - Nomis, Anne O. The History & Arts of the Dominatrix, to several articles including BDSM in culture and media. Could someone more knowledgeable on the subject than me please comment on the discussion at Talk:BDSM in culture and media#Criteria and thoughts on BDSM publications, given most are a) self-published and b) not academically reviewed. Thank you. noq (talk) 18:10, 15 January 2014 (UTC)
Change of Article Name
Hello, A user has requested the name of the article Belle_de_Jour_(writer) - which comes under your Wikiproject - to be changed.
The user seems unfamiliar with wikipedia's naming policies and the name change procedure.
His reasoning behind the move seems to be in contravention of those naming policies, whilst he is claiming consensus a little too soon.
I think it would be valuable to get more input from other users.
Discussion at: Talk:Belle_de_Jour_(writer)#Moving_this_page_to_Brooke_Magnanti.3B_reexamining_this_issue.2C_wanting_to_move_it
Thanks. --Rushton2010 (talk) 23:48, 27 January 2014 (UTC)
Archived some threads
I've archived some inactive threads to subsections which were notifications about discussions that have since been closed. — Cirt (talk) 06:05, 31 January 2014 (UTC)
Not in Front of the Children
I've recently gone ahead and created an article about the book, Not in Front of the Children: "Indecency," Censorship, and the Innocence of Youth.
Help with suggestions for additional secondary sources would be appreciated at the article's talk page, at Talk:Not in Front of the Children: "Indecency," Censorship, and the Innocence of Youth.
Thank you for your time,
— Cirt (talk) 01:27, 13 February 2014 (UTC)
Popular pages tool update
As of January, the popular pages tool has moved from the Toolserver to Wikimedia Tool Labs. The code has changed significantly from the Toolserver version, but users should notice few differences. Please take a moment to look over your project's list for any anomalies, such as pages that you expect to see that are missing or pages that seem to have more views than expected. Note that unlike other tools, this tool aggregates all views from redirects, which means it will typically have higher numbers. (For January 2014 specifically, 35 hours of data is missing from the WMF data, which was approximated from other dates. For most articles, this should yield a more accurate number. However, a few articles, like ones featured on the Main Page, may be off).
Web tools, to replace the ones at tools:~alexz/pop, will become available over the next few weeks at toollabs:popularpages. All of the historical data (back to July 2009 for some projects) has been copied over. The tool to view historical data is currently partially available (assessment data and a few projects may not be available at the moment). The tool to add new projects to the bot's list is also available now (editing the configuration of current projects coming soon). Unlike the previous tool, all changes will be effective immediately. OAuth is used to authenticate users, allowing only regular users to make changes to prevent abuse. A visible history of configuration additions and changes is coming soon. Once tools become fully available, their toolserver versions will redirect to Labs.
If you have any questions, want to report any bugs, or there are any features you would like to see that aren't currently available on the Toolserver tools, see the updated FAQ or contact me on my talk page. Mr.Z-bot (talk) (for Mr.Z-man) 05:25, 23 February 2014 (UTC)
Help with Simple English Wikipedia
I was wondering if anyone would be interested in expanding the following stubs:
- Keep in mind that that's the simple English Wikipedia, and they want the simplest of phrasing. Any wording that is not what they deem simple is reverted or tweaked. Flyer22 (talk) 18:25, 25 February 2014 (UTC)
New contributor looking for advice on creating a new article
Hello all, I am required to contribute to Wiki for my class Gender and Economics in the Third World and have been designated to work on El Salvador. I am working on an article to be called Reproductive rights in El Salvador. I am looking at covering topics including things like history, abortion, sexual violence/crime, legal and/or religious issues, education, activism, prenatal care and other issues surrounding pregnancy. Other than the Wiki article creation links and basic available information; Does anyone have any suggestions on the best way to structure an article? What about content? Is there something within this topic I should focus on more than another? For example, if you were reading an article, called Reproductive rights in El Salvador, what would you like and/or expect to see? What advice can you offer to a first time contributor? Thank you all for your time.TINGLED1 (talk) 01:32, 4 March 2014 (UTC)
- If you want useful feedback, you may want to first present the structure you have in mind, because what you're asking for requires a lot of upfront work for another editor to structure the whole idea for you. What I'd recommend is looking at other "Reproductive rights in X" articles and working backwards. Since none exist, either you'll be the first, or it isn't such a great idea (especially as a newcomer). Perhaps then go back to the Reproductive rights article and expand out the Latin America section with appropriate and balanced info. When it grows too big, it can be split out into its own article (summary style). The most important advice I'd have for picking a potentially controversial topic as a first topic is that tricky stuff doesn't make for good first articles while you're still learning the ropes, and to be sure to balance each argument such that the article reads as if written from a neutral point of view. czar ♔ 01:56, 4 March 2014 (UTC)
Based on what I have seen, I was thinking of something like this: Contents 1 History – A short overview of El Salvador and significant events that changed reproductive laws, rights, and policies 2 Human rights – El Salvador’s stance on world policies and a look at their own laws – like their stance on the Programme of Action of the Cairo International Conference on Population and Development, etc. 3 Women's rights – El Salvador’s stance on world policies for women and a look at their own laws – like prenatal care, family planning education, birth control access 4 Men's rights – El Salvador’s stance on world policies for men and a look at their own laws – things like family planning education, access to condoms and spermicides, sperm donation 5 Youth rights and access – Education – Sexual education policies – What information, if any, do children receive and at what age? Contraceptive policies and availability 6 Gender equality and violence against women – What forms of gender-based violence are happening? – Rape 7 STD’s/STI’s/HIV/AIDS – Practices, polices, education, prevention 8 Issues
8.1 Family rights, laws, and polices
8.2 Abortion rights, laws, and policies
8.3 Religious beliefs and issues
9 See also The Center for Reproductive Rights, Human sexuality, Planned Parenthood, Reproductive Health Supplies Coalition, Roe v. Wade, Reproductive rights 10 References - I don't want to spam up this page by listing them all here but I do have a lot of them. 11 External links - Again, I have plenty but don't want to spam this up by listing them all here.
TINGLED1 (talk) 05:58, 4 March 2014 (UTC)
Fuck: Word Taboo and Protecting Our First Amendment Liberties for Featured Article
I've nominated Fuck: Word Taboo and Protecting Our First Amendment Liberties for Featured Article candidacy.
Comments would be appreciated, at Wikipedia:Featured article candidates/Fuck: Word Taboo and Protecting Our First Amendment Liberties/archive1.
Thank you for your time,
— Cirt (talk) 05:33, 9 March 2014 (UTC)