Access Denied: How ASMR Redefines Digital Intimacy
Gianna Ferrarin discusses how ASMRtists’ encounters with anti-pornography restrictions online is forcing creators to rethink what constitutes an expression of intimacy or sexuality. Read more »
TikTok’s “Hoochie God” Is Not Afraid to Say What Needs to Be Said
Nia Jones, who is better known as Hoochie God, is using her platform to offer a safe space to Black women both online and in real life. Read more »
Sex Workers Deserve Better than OnlyFans
Why would OnlyFans bite the hand that feeds it? Read more »
Terms of Service: Inside Social Media’s War on Sex Workers
Instagram has long used strict terms of service to antagonize sex workers. Read more »
Tingling Meditation: The Pandemic Gives Medical ASMR New Meaning
ASMR provides a small way to enjoy the world without the worry of contracting COVID. Read more »
Who’s Spying On Your Kids? Everyone.
TikTok, just like McDonald’s, is a flagrant collector of kids’ data. Read more »
Is Hollywood Ready for the Realness of “Zola?”
You can’t tell stories about Black women without Black women creators. Read more »
Of Course Cis People Are Being Weird About Elliot Page’s Body
Many cis people have a long way to go when it comes to thinking critically about talking about trans people and their bodies. 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 »
Do We Need a Black Feminist Bechdel Test? Moya Bailey Thinks So.
We need more Black feminists everywhere. Read more »