harassment

Surprise, Surprise, Andrew Cuomo Was Never an Advocate for Women

Abusers succeed because we’re still largely comfortable allowing men to paternalistically insert themselves into sexual misconduct accountability discourse as so-called arbiters, experts, and advocates.

Dangerous Spin: Media Exposes Ballet’s Ugly Side

There’s nothing endearing or gentle about the violence dancers endure. Read more »

Cerulean Blues: “The Devil Wears Prada” Fashions a Cautionary Tale

Most media outlets still favor the image of equality over doing the real work that true equality would require. Read more »

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.” Read more »

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 »

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