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Someone made an AI that predicted gender from email addresses, usernames. It went about as well as expected

Cederic Silver badge

Now that's just utter fucking bullshit.

Man commits crime: being drunk is an aggravating factor.

Woman commits crime: being drunk is a mitigating factor.

Then there's the treatment under law of domestic violence. Official guidance to magistrates explicitly deems male offenders a higher risk than female ones, something intended to be reflected in the sentencing.

It comes through in the stats too. Even the Ministry of Justice accepts that "Under similar criminal circumstances the odds of imprisonment for males were higher compared to females" -- https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/571737/associations-between-sex-and-sentencing-to-prison.pdf

88% higher, if you were wondering.

Of course, it's worse in the US. Male victims of rape have to pay their rapist.

https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/talking-about-trauma/201902/when-male-rape-victims-are-accountable-child-support

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