harassment

Very Online: Making Facial Recognition Easier Might Make Stalking Easier Too

 This technology is powerful and incredibly invasive.

The Unbearable Whiteness of Leftist YouTube

Years before the rise of so-called LeftTube, men on the site were endlessly abusing, harassing, and threatening women of color. Read more »

For “Great British Baking Show” Contestants, The Real Loss is the Endless Trolling

It’s not just about harassing women online—it’s about re-establishing gendered power dynamics and punishing those who flirt with the domestic on public-facing platforms. Read more »

Katie Hill Is Not a Perfect Victim. Here’s Why That Matters.

What happens when someone is both a victim and a victimizer? Read more »

Still Doubt Online Harassment Is Real? Read SheRatesDogs

Michaela Okland’s popular Twitter account is a critical tool of resistance for women. Read more »

A New Generation Goes through the Patriarchal Rites of Passage

For each generation, national events like the Kavanaugh hearings function as a kind of rite of passage. Read more »

The Fight for Trans Employment Protections Comes to the Supreme Court

The Trump administration is rapidly codifying, by executive orders and rulemaking, the right to discriminate against trans people. Read more »

#SafeOutside: The Rise of a #MeToo Movement Outdoors

The fear of another person in the outdoors versus the fear of animals, weather conditions, or getting lost is something that is increasingly felt by women. Read more »

Close to Home: Donna Freitas on the Stalking Professor Who Irrevocably Changed Her Life

“It’s just a relief not to be alone with it anymore.” Read more »

Better Call Carrie: Meet the Lawyer Fighting Online Abuse, One Creep at a Time

Carrie Goldberg’s law firm makes it their business to unearth online victimizers. And business is booming. Read more »

Not Safe For Work: “Reckoning” Reminds Us That the Fight against Sexual Harassment Didn’t Start with #MeToo

The book is a fascinating, often dizzying ride through legal history, cultural evolution, feminist-movement dynamics, and media mythmaking. Read more »

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