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Varnent In a Nutshell[edit]


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Queer youth advocate, Wikimedian, WikiQueerian, policy wonk, tech nerd, nonprofit capacity building geek, Episcopalian & video gamer - among other things I'm sure I could add if I was a bigger fan of writing about myself. Face-grin expert.svg

Fortunately for you (well...) - some folks at WikiQueer felt more inspired about getting my bio going than I did. You can read the outcome of that ongoing effort over at WikiQueer.

NOTICE: I work as a contractor for the Wikimedia Foundation, but my work on this username is in my capacity as a volunteer and should be treated as such. While I was a volunteer for many years before my work with the Foundation I started with them officially in September 2015. Unless otherwise stated, any edit to this wiki by me is an act of a regular member of the community, not a legal or official office action of the Wikimedia Foundation. Official acts by me in the line of my work will be done from my office account, User:GVarnum-WMF.

Wikimedia Involvement[edit]

MediaWiki Development

MediaWiki Outreach

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New pages[edit]

Current count:

  • Content pages: 184
  • Disambig pages: 7
  • Active templates: 7

Hope to create in the future[edit]

Extensively worked on[edit]

On my blip screen[edit]

My User Page on Sister Wikimedia Projects[edit]

(Please note my account on Meta is my global user page on other Wikimedia wikis)


Outside Projects[edit]

Conflict of Interest (COI) Disclosure[edit]

Main article: m:User:Varnent/COI


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