Fommes is a free platform that brings together

all the necessary resources and infrastructure needed

to motivate your public to speak into being

gender neutral language, worldwide. JOIN US.

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Features

Publish, develop and act, all in one place.

If you are concerned by how language biased language affects our life — welcome to Fommes. Our platform was designed to match your dynamics needs. Spend move time writing, develop innovative content with our platform to develop innovative content, increase your exposure and action through a network totally committed to speak gender-equality into being.

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Community

Build by fumanistes for fumanistes Fommes is designed to create a dynamic online community. Operate within a specialized niche, gives you a fighter’s chance of breaking through, and allows you to be part of a competence pool.

Blog

Our Elegant blog and powerful CMS allows you so can create a beautiful site... learn more below

A platform, not only CMS

More that Content Management System, our platform that allows you to host collaborations and develop innovating media to engage users.

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Blog related features

Blog related features

Great editor's experience

With content block of differing types you can design your content the way you want.

You can add text with pictures, videos to your article – and change the order by dragging and dropping the content wherever you like it. Thanks to a preview mode, you get a good idea of how your article will ultimately look.

World-class localization and translation
  • Set up different site versions (locales) for different languages and countries
  • Configure which content to translate or keep in sync
  • Translate with one click, using machine translation services
  • Direct API integration with a third party translation systems
  • Automatic conversion of links (even in a rich text fields!)
Scalable to your needs

A website requires constant care and modifications, so it contains features one could tell when the road started. Sclability needs to take place behind the curtain yet, so the blog isn't affected by it, nor does it affects the Database. Wagtail offers scalability without impacting editor experience or performance... which differentiates from any other front-end system. In case, you are familiar with Wordpress, etc', the following might help you to compare.

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Dev

Dev

Plateform, not only a CMS

More that Content Management System, Fommes is a platform that allows you to host collaborations, conceive new projects and develop innovating content to engage users.

Host collaborations

And develop innovative tools that are playful, informative.

Think outside the blog

Our platform provides you with a free space to go beyond the written word and develop interactive content to raise awareness.

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Language A describes all communication devices as a sub-class of Morse machine - morse-phone, morse-fax ...smart-morse-phone hadn't been conceived.

Young speakers of Language B use sophisticated smart-phone. Most of them never heard on fax-machines.

Which language would serves better your communication needs?

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Language A names all medical syndromes as variants of flu. Cancer for example is a severe flu.

Language B allows physicians to diagnose cancer, alzheimer, Covid19, etc'.

Which language provides physician with necessary tools to treat you better?

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What do you say about New-YorkScow, New-Yorkelsinki, New-YorParis...

Assuming you don't live in NY, would you feel to be treated equal?

Is it plausible to presume that this language favours New-Yorkers to other?

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Linguistic discrimination can lead to many socio-affective issues such as anxiety, lack of motivation, and a negative self-concept that can greatly affect the competence and performance students.

Assuming you can undercover your gender, which gender choice would boost your career?

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Throughout Western culture, women and Blacks were seen as having neither the rational intellect nor the emotional stability to enter science, philosophy, or politics.

Should we preserve this notion simply because it is undeniable part of our past?

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Systemic sexism is the sexism that is assumed to be “the way things are” and is thus less open to criticism than the sexism that goes against social norms. It is embedded as usual practice in the social structure.

Language is a choice, our current choice is 'sexist', we can make it equal.

Isn't time to give it a try?

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Language

constantly evolves… when enough people choose to speak the change.

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fumaniste

is a must to enduring equality for women and girls.

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You

can mobilize a change by provided your community with Compelling Messages and Clear Calls to Action.

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Our

cutting edge tools were designed to expose your voice to the world.

About Us

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Fommes was designed to offer you - a scholar or an activist who is concerned by gender biased language - all the IT resources needed to bring into being the "fumaniste".

100% free our cutting-edge infrastructure exposes you to new public to your so you can connect them with the information they need to experiment a gender free language.

Our commitment is to help you raise awareness to their, our, challenge - either maintain the current language, and thus, its structural gender discrimination or experiment and explore an alternative.

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The limits of my language mean the limits of my world.

What is conceivable and what is not, what makes sense and what does not, depends on the rules of language, of grammar.

The complex, intertwined relationship between a language and the form of life that goes with it means that problems arising from language cannot just be set aside–they infect our lives, steering confusion, frustration and violence.

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Join us

Fommes is an open-source, multilingual, free-membership platform. Simply said, if you are more than welcome to join us.

All you need to do is to open an account. We will contact you when your blog and address are ready. If you don't hear from us within 48h, please send us an email. As this is an alpha version, there might be some bugs.

To ensue you have a great experience, we wish to advise you our rules and values so your expectations can be matched.

It is engaged in creating captivating, educated, fact-base articles that are informative and fun to read. A media that that allows the layperson to deepen the understanding of the the impact and consequences of gender biased language. Raising awareness to the challenge, we allow the reader to make a choice, either maintain the language, and thus, its structural discrimination or experiment and explore an alternative.

Our values

General

Fommes is 100% Free. No paid features, no hidden tricks.

We are a specialized niche that explore the link between gender inequality and language - your articles should be related to this theme.

Translations

Multiligual - Fommes offers you the capacity to translate to and from any language. Currently we have only English and French, as we can verify their respective contents.

If you wish to enlist another language just drop us a line, it's an easy as that.

Verification - while the translation machine offers high quality automatic translation, AI has it's limits. Any translation has to be verified and corrected.

If you translate to an additional language, you are expected to verify and ensure the quality of it's contents. If you need help, contact us. If we can help, with pleasure.

Translations are paid from our budget. That is, zero tolerance to translations that aren't related to your articles.

Be bold and avoid cancel culture

We encourage fact-base articles - that requires more research and time. While opinion are of course allowed, facts allow to advance.

We don't have access to the truth, we only try to avoid repeating the wrong.

Fake News - we have zero tolerance to Fake News and/or alternative facts. That means that while we cannot debate about what doing with the facts, we cannot deny the facts themselves.

Admit our mistakes - if an argument cannot be substantiated, one cannot keep defending it.

We are inclusive to a limited extent - we support and publish only content that encourage gender free language.

We are engaged to clean up the culture of atrocities and stand along those in need of protection. This however doesn't grant us the permission to become aggressive under the auspices of a blind herd, which operates a guillotine in the town square. If a writer is wrong, she has to take recognize it. Resisting a violence cannot become a mask to exercise abuse of others.