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Bravado and Branding: Instagrammable Startups Can’t Save Trans Healthcare

We can’t rely on the economy of influencers to solve a healthcare disparity.

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 »

“No One Is Talking about This” Brings Online Pangs to Real Life Tragedy

No One Is Talking About This is a reflection of our ebbing and flowing need for connection. Read more »

Naming and Shaming: Why The Gorilla Glue Discourse Took Hold

Our impulse is to name and shame. Why?  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 »

Meet Fantastic Frankey, the YouTuber Changing Nerdom from Inside Out

That’s what the Fanboy Fighter moniker is: fighting men who are protecting the genre. Read more »

Very Online: Can Claudia Conway’s Platform Save Her?

“My mom deserves to go to jail—that’s unreal.” Read more »

You’ve Got a Friend in Trusty, Dusty Online Advice Forums

There’s something entertaining but also affirming in reading about someone else’s problems, especially when they’re real doozies. Read more »

Remote Control: Distance Learning Isn’t a Last Resort—It’s an Opportunity

It’s crucial to think not only about the barriers remote communication removes, but also about the unique strengths it offers. Read more »

Helen Keller Conspiracy Theories Are Awash With Ableism

The ableist roots of this unfortunate conspiracy theory. Read more »

Very Online: Bean Dad Continues a Tradition of Performative Parenting

From Facebook to Twitter and beyond, parents dunk on their own children online. Read more »

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Game Changer: Why Gaming Culture Allows Abuse... and How We Can Stop It

You're a Bolshevik feminist jewess that hates white people… and you expect to be taken seriously when you're “critique-ing” ...

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A Look at How Media Writes Women of Color

Nearly every Saturday morning, feminists of color hold Twitter discussions taking a deeper look at issues, such as gender violence. It’s the... Read more »