Red Dirt RubyConf 2011

  • Keynote
    Aaron Patterson
    Open source contributions include:
    ARel, Nokogiri, and Mechanize
    Aaron Patterson - AT&T Interactive
  • Keynote
    Dr Nic Williams
    Open source contributions include:
    Hudson.rb, RoR Textmate Bundle, and ChocTop
    Dr Nic Williams - Engine Yard
  • Conference Themes
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    Mom defends her choice to let her son wear a tutu after being called a 'bad parent' PLYMOUTH, MASS. This Massachusetts mom defends her choice to let her son wear a tutu after being called a parent Jan Shattuck shared her son story on her Facebook and it been touching hearts ever since. Jan 3 year old son Roo loves wearing his nike downshifter 6 sparkly tutu which he says nike d width makes him feel and brave an encounter at the park with a man who addressed Roo directly and called Jan a mom Jan took to Facebook with this response: Yesterday, on our walk to the park, my son and I were accosted by someone who demanded to know why my son was wearing a skirt. We didn know him, but he appeared to have been watching us for some time. He also directly addressed Roo: "She shouldn keep doing this to you," he said. He spoke directly to my son. "You a boy. She a bad mommy. It child abuse." Jan beautiful response to the interaction is inspiring: But I can say this: I will not be intimidated. I will not be made to feel vulnerable or afraid. I was put on this earth to make sure he knows it. I will shout my love from street corners. I will defend, shouting, his right to walk down the street in peace, wearing whatever items of clothing he wants to wear. I will show him, in whatever way I can, that I value the person he is, trust in his vision for himself, and support his choices matter what anybody else says, no matter who tries to stop him or how often. Since Jan post has gone viral, an overwhelming support for Roo has rolled in with the TutusForRoo hashtag of men and boys wearing tutus to support Roo. About Us Contact Us Reporters Index Help Connect With Us FCC Online Public Inspection File EEO Public File Report Home Weather Tracking the Tropics Climate Matters Gandys Garden Text Alerts Jims Blog 7 Day Forecast More. Health Detail Weather Alerts Location Search Conditions Irma Nation Now Local On Your Side Eclipse Politics Restaurant Report Card Mom of the Day Buddy Call 19 More. Military Making of a Soldier Lottery Numbers Health More Local Midlands News Watercooler School Watch Technology Crime Stoppers Dead Beat Parents Flood Recovery Money National Politics Side Effects Year in Review If My Parents Only Knew Traffic Traffic Cameras Gas Prices Flight Guide Sports Gamecock Extra Clemson Tigers Player of the Week High School Sports College Sports Pro Sports More. High School Football NCAA Basketball Tournament Super Bowl WLTX Bracket Battle Features Community Calendar Teacher of the Week Mr. Food Recipes Random Acts of Kindness Magnify Money More. Jakes Find Some Fun Ways to Save Thankful Norad Santa Tracker Grammys About Meet The Staff Work with Us Contact Us TV Schedule Advertise with Us TEGNA Foundation More. Closed Captioning Newsletters Justice Network FAQ Privacy Terms RSS Connect With Us Text Alerts Ad nike shoes air force Choices Contest Rules Community Rules Conversation Guidelines FCC Public Inspection File Survey