[OSGeo-Discuss] My name is now Andrea

Emma Strong eestrong118 at gmail.com
Fri Oct 9 10:26:37 PDT 2015

Thank you for sharing your story!!  My sibling recently came out as a trans
woman as well, and today is their (they prefer the neutral pronoun now)
birthday, so seeing your story was just awesome :)  And thank you for all
you do for the OSGeo community!

On Fri, Oct 9, 2015 at 12:18 PM, Andrea Ross <andrea.ross at eclipse.org>

> On 09/10/15 13:04, Sandro Santilli wrote:
>> On Fri, Oct 09, 2015 at 11:11:06AM -0400, Andrea Ross wrote:
>>> Dear Everyone,
>>> Please pardon me for those who already know this news.
>>> I participate quite a bit and have supported OSGeo initiatives since
>>> the early days (FWIW, I am a charter member since 2008), and it
>>> seems appropriate to share this here as well.
>>> If you please, it is my wish you call me Andrea
>>> <https://42aross.wordpress.com/2015/10/08/my-name-is-now-andrea/>
>>> from now on. Thank you.
>> Hey Andrea, that was a great read, thanks for being yourself !
>> A fun thing is that "Andrea" in Italy is a male name (translation of
>> Andrew) so it wasn't very clear from the subject what you were after).
>> It's good to see female population growing in this community, btw :)
>> --strk;
> Thanks for your email Sandro. Yeah, I recognize that for a few parts of
> the world, Andrea is more typically a male name. Of course for quite a few
> it's typically a female name. I guess that's kind of a fitting name for me
> then. :-)
> Kind regards,
> Andrea
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