UPDATE: it's hit mainstream press now. :-( I added the following blogpost because it's the most sensibly-written one, plus it outlines past behavior that very few seem to have noticed. http://amandablumwords.wordpress.com/2013/03/21/3/

Here's the "money shot" comment from the post, a fantastic 3-sentence summary of this entire ordeal:
"When your only option is the nuclear one, everyone loses. Adria Richards needs to grow up. Geeks need to improve their social skills."
http://amandablumwords.wordpress.com/2013/03/21/3/comment-page-4/#comment-719 - - - - -

So many great things happened at #PyCon  this year: we went from 5% to 20% women in attendance, we had "Young Coders" sessions that were completely free for kids to learn how to code, we had our first education summit, all attendees got a #RaspberryPi , etc. But what's making the news? An incident that has completely exploded: DongleGate. Confused by it all? Here are the most relevant links:

Official SendGrid note
https://www.facebook.com/SendGrid/posts/10151502570463967

Person Opinions
http://forums.aria.co.uk/showthread.php/125103-Adria-Richards-Pycon-drama
http://amandablumwords.wordpress.com/2013/03/21/3/
http://pastebin.com/JaNh0w5F

The "stream" (Reddit, HackerNews, etc.)
http://www.reddit.com/r/technology/comments/1am37v/technology_evangelist_adria_richards_tweets/

Adria Richards blog
http://butyoureagirl.com/14015/forking-and-dongle-jokes-dont-belong-at-tech-conferences/

Media
http://www.dailydot.com/news/adria-richards-fired-sendgrid-violent-backlash/
http://venturebeat.com/2013/03/21/breaking-adria-richards-fired-by-sendgrid-for-outting-developers-on-twitter/

Longer discussions/opinions
http://www.quora.com/PyCon-SendGrid-Tweet-Controversy-March-2013/Was-it-appropriate-for-Adria-Richards-to-tweet-a-photo-of-two-men-at-PyCon-and-accuse-them-of-being-sexist
http://www.escapistmagazine.com/forums/read/18.403861-Adria-Richards-Gets-Two-People-Fired-Over-Dongle-Joke-At-Tech-Conference
http://www.escapistmagazine.com/forums/read/18.403985-Adria-Richards-fired
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