User:Funcrunch

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Funcrunch, aka Pax Ahimsa Gethen, can also be found at funcrunch.org.

Pax Ahimsa Gethen, aka Funcrunch.
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Noia 64 apps karm.svg This user has been on Wikipedia for 10 years, 2 months and 1 day.
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My current (2016–present) focus on Wikipedia is improving representation of marginalized people. Transgender/nonbinary people and black people[1] are my priorities. I have been active on the LGBT Studies and Women in Red WikiProjects and the Whose Knowledge? user group.

As of November 2017, I have greatly decreased my editing on Wikipedia, but am still contributing photos to Wikimedia Commons.

At the inaugural Bay Area WikiSalon in April 2016, I participated on a panel discussing transgender issues, and talked about my experiences and frustrations with trans coverage on Wikipedia. I gave presentations on this subject at WikiConference North America in October 2016[2] and at the Wikimedia Foundation in June 2017.[3]

In June 2016, I created a proposal for the Inspire Campaign to combat harassment by protecting user pages from editing by anonymous and new users. Six months and an RfC later, this idea was implemented via an edit filter. You can read all about it in The Signpost. I also gave a presentation on this subject at WikiConference North America in August 2017.[4]


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Falafel award.png I've followed your work for a while, but didn't know you were on WP. I found your userpage just now after Googling to see if there was finally enough sourcing to write a bio for A. Breeze Harper, and discovering somebody had done a better job than I could have. Thanks for all your contributions! FourViolas (talk) 01:52, 26 July 2016 (UTC)
Thanks for the note! :-) Funcrunch (talk) 01:54, 26 July 2016 (UTC)
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Thanks for contributing such a fine article about Felicia Elizondo! Sandbergja (talk) 23:06, 30 August 2016 (UTC)

Thanks so much! :-D Funcrunch (talk) 23:07, 30 August 2016 (UTC)

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Excellent presentation today. Thanks. — Rhododendrites talk \\ 04:56, 9 October 2016 (UTC)
Thanks very much! Funcrunch (talk) 05:03, 9 October 2016 (UTC)
+1 Pleasure meeting you this weekend! 'Til next time. ---Another Believer (Talk) 23:37, 10 October 2016 (UTC)
Likewise and thanks! Funcrunch (talk) 16:34, 11 October 2016 (UTC)
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Outstanding job on the article for Amos C. Brown. It looks great! Scorpion293 (talk) 23:45, 19 January 2017 (UTC)
@Scorpion293: Thanks much! Funcrunch (talk) 23:47, 19 January 2017 (UTC)
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Thank you for your help with Draft:Asia Kate Dillon!

Cassolotl (talk) 20:04, 2 March 2017 (UTC)

@Cassolotl: Aw thanks, glad to help :-) Funcrunch (talk) 21:03, 2 March 2017 (UTC)

A kitten for you!

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Thank you so much for being a loud voice among the Wikipedias for trans and nonbinary people!!

Mangostaniko (talk) 17:28, 14 August 2017 (UTC)

@Mangostaniko: Thanks very much! :-) Funcrunch (talk) 17:38, 14 August 2017 (UTC)

For you

Barnstar of Diligence.png The Barnstar of Diligence
Thank you for all that you do for Wikimedia projects and free knowledge. Cullen328 Let's discuss it 06:19, 29 August 2018 (UTC)

👍 Like -Pete Forsyth (talk) 06:40, 29 August 2018 (UTC)

@Cullen328 and Peteforsyth: Thanks to both of you! I plan to blog about my ten year Wikipediversary later today. Funcrunch (talk) 14:05, 29 August 2018 (UTC)

Notes

  1. ^ Of course, these groups do overlap, as I know from firsthand experience.
  2. ^ The Transgender Gap: Abstract, Google Slides presentation, PDF
  3. ^ Living Persons: YouTube video, Google Slides presentation, PDF
  4. ^ Facing Defacement: Google Slides presentation, PDF, video