harassment

Chrissy Teigen Cyberbullied Teen Girls. She’s Not the Only One.

She, like most of Hollywood, understood the gratification of tearing down other celebrities, particularly those considered “infamous.”

Mean to an End: How Online Harassment Became a Feature, Not a Bug

The facilitation of harassment may be social media’s most reliable content strategy. Read more »

The Act of Naming: “Girlhood” Embraces the Monster Within

We’ll still be called sluts, witches, and harpies, so we may as well rise to the occasion. Read more »

We Owe It to Women Journalists to Protect Them from Harassment

The stakes for women journalists, especially BIPOC women journalists, are possibly higher than they’ve ever been. Read more »

No Conversation: @DudesInTheDMs Is Making the Internet Safer for Women

Any woman can send Paige Woolen screenshots of unwanted DMs and have them shared with 61,000 followers. Read more »

Under the Red Light: Privacy Concerns Abound with the Silhouette Challenge

Though the challenge was meant to be empowering, it quickly backfired. Read more »

Episodes Compound: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Isn’t Weaponizing Her Trauma

“Accountability is about creating safety,” Ocasio-Cortez said. Read more »

No, Shitty Men Have Not Been Purged From Media

Every woman, nonbinary person, or person of color who is driven from journalism because of the shitty men in charge leaves us poorer as a culture. Read more »

#MeToobin Reveals How Little We’ve Moved the Needle on Workplace Harassment

A wide swath of people still shrug at or even delight in the spectacle of a man turning the workplace into an environment for sexual gratification without consent. Read more »

Reply Guys, Sliding into the DMs, and the Intensification of Parasocial Relationships

Though the reply guy doesn’t mean any offense and doesn’t intend to cause harm, his mere presence can suffocate the women he’s always replying to. Read more »

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

 This technology is powerful and incredibly invasive. Read more »

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