Re: gender stereotypes
From: Lynn Nadeau / Maraiah (
Date: Wed, 12 Jul 2017 12:47:17 -0700 (PDT)
> Eris Weaver totally speaks my mind!
Maraiah Lynn Nadeau
RoseWind Cohousing, Port Townsend WA
where we have done no gender-targeted marketing and have half of our adult 
population male, including heterosexual single and married, and gay single and 
married. 21 males. 

> ....Anytime people start talking about "how men are" versus "how women are" I
> want to scream as I've spent most of my life fighting these stereotypes 
> ...Why do you want more men? Or
> fewer women? What's that gonna do for you? Nobody wants to be recruited to 
> fill a quota. 
> Be clear about your values & vision and market that. It's more important
> that you attract people who resonate with those than getting some arbitrary
> percentages based on gender/race/socioeconomic status/whatever.

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