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Feminista Jones Wants Black Women to Reclaim Their Space

Reclaiming Our Space is a reminder that Black feminists have been using Twitter and Facebook to build offline movements.

Very Online: Social Media Censorship is Suffocating the Sex Tech Revolution

Despite censorship, sex tech isn’t going anywhere any time soon. Read more »

Very Online: When Authors Behave Badly on Twitter

Do authors have a responsibility to be more careful with how they wield social media? Read more »

Very Online: Black-Run Plant Instagram Accounts Are Connecting Black People to Their Roots

Digital plant communities aren’t as accessible—or welcoming—for those who aren’t white. Read more »

Backtalk: OK Meme-er

This week, Dahlia and Amy talk about the meme that’s the perfect digital eye roll. Read more »

Warts and All: The Art of Being Dragged by Our Astrology Apps

 It can be a relief to see that—via the stars or an app or a super accurate meme—we might be known, warts and all. 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 »

Very Online: Gina Rodriguez, Black People Deserve More Than a Notes App Apology

When celebrities want to apologize, their fans deserve more than a half-hearted screenshot from their Notes app. Read more »

How @EmoBlackThot Infiltrated Black Women’s Safe Spaces

At times, she seemed too good to be true. And now we know she was: @EmoBlackThot was not our dark-skinned digital big sister; in fact, she wasn’t a sister at all. Read more »

The Caroline Calloway Effect: Scammer Culture is Peak White Privilege

Without the armor of their grifts—their thinness, whiteness, and status as blond young women—scammers like Caroline Calloway would’ve been immediately labeled con artists. Read more »

Very Online: Instagram Has a Conversion Therapy Problem

With help from Instagram, they’re able to expand their reach to those vulnerable to their violent teachings. 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 »