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Systemic bias in the medical literature[edit]

See here. Count Iblis (talk) 21:11, 4 September 2016 (UTC)

Request for comments - Last WWI veterans by country[edit]

I'd really appreciate comments from members of this project on a discussion I've been having with another user at Talk:List of last surviving World War I veterans by country#Imperial dependencies. The user seems to think that Wikipedia should not consider colonies to be separate from the imperial power. In practice, this means that huge chunks of the world will be excluded from the list with the ironic excuse that a Jamaican colonial subject was, somehow, as British as someone born in London! —Brigade Piron (talk) 13:53, 27 September 2016 (UTC)

Gender bias on Wikipedia listed at Requested moves[edit]


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there's a bunch of these, may want to look at a pattern. Montanabw(talk) 07:25, 5 November 2016 (UTC)

US presidential election coverage[edit]

Gender bias on Wikipedia, Racial bias on Wikipedia and age profile of experienced Wikipedians are imho showing through very much in the differences how the Hillary / Trump articles are being written. What do you think? (See also User talk:Jimbo Wales#Wikipedia for Trump). --SI 16:14, 3 November 2016 (UTC)

Can you be more specific about what you see and what you would propose be done about it? You've shown several graphics that show that a majority of male American voters support Trump, female ... Clinton, and a majority of Wikipedia editors are male. So? I gather you're saying that means that Wikipedia editors probably support Trump more than the American average. However Wikipedia editors are also supposed to be tech-savvy, which skews more toward Clinton; and more important, Wikipedia editors are supposed to leave their biases out of their editing, and almost all claim to do so. Can you be specific in which way you think that is not happening, and what you recommend we do about it? --GRuban (talk) 18:05, 3 November 2016 (UTC)
That graph of male voters would mean something if there were equal amounts of male voters everywhere. Since the populations of places like Idaho, Montana, Nebraska, etc. pale in comparison to just New York City, the graph is fairly meaningless. - kosboot (talk) 20:35, 3 November 2016 (UTC)
Instead of nitpicking it would be nice to improve content, there are more than enough sources on that issue: [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8] [9] [10] [11] [12] [13] [14] [15] [16] [17] [18] [19] [20] ... ... --SI 13:15, 4 November 2016 (UTC) P.S. sorry, I'm afraid my words might sound unfriendly, while I intended the opposite. Please accept my friendlyness being added retroactively, OK? :-) --SI 01:51, 5 November 2016 (UTC)
Let me repeat, can you be more specific what you would like us to do? There are already plenty of editors working on on pretty much every article collected with this election, just going in without a specific plan is not going to help. What, specifically, do you think needs to be done, and what would you like us to do? --GRuban (talk) 02:02, 5 November 2016 (UTC)
Thank you for asking again, I will come back when I have sorted my thoughts on that, found the right words (and made the laundry ;). might take a while, sorry... (See also User talk:Jimbo Wales#Wikipedia for Trump). --SI 02:21, 5 November 2016 (UTC)

Gender bias template?[edit]

Is there a template for gender bias that can be inserted into an article talk page? Something similar to the globalize template:

but that identifies gender bias.

AugusteBlanqui (talk) 11:08, 23 November 2016 (UTC)