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Word Travels: The Social Network Sex Workers Built

Many “respectable” women are discovering the strategies that sex workers use—which are actually the same ones used by all women outside the charmed circle of privilege.  Read more »

Digital Crackdowns on the Sex Trade Can Put Sex Workers at Risk

Raiding sex worker websites may look good for law enforcement—but it can push sex workers further underground. Read more »

The Last Big Lean In: Corporate-Feminist Self-Help Was Always a Scam

They sold advice to the same ambitious women they were later willing to sacrifice. Read more »

The Real Truth About YouTube’s Obsessive Purity Subculture

There’s something sickly comforting about believing that staying pure will give you power, about the idea that everything will be okay if you follow the rules. Read more »

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: #MeToo Founder’s Letter to Dr. Ford

“We witnessed you show up for duty not as a superhero, but as a fully human woman.” Read more »

Et Tu, Brutes: Donna Zuckerberg on How Misogyny Red-Pilled the Classics

When the Red Pillers—online communities of far-right, anti-feminist men—need to back up their misogynist and racist claims, they look to Ovid, Euripides, or the Stoics. Read more »

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: The Gaslighting of American Women

For once, it does not feel good to be right. Read more »

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: The Lies of Brett Kavanaugh

Brett Kavanaugh’s repeated lies only speak to his entitlement. Read more »

Popaganda: When People Become Internet Memes

The Internet, which connects us to each other in ways that were pretty unimaginable to most people a century ago, has become a totally casual part of daily life. It’s changed so much: from the way we do business to the way we unlock our front doors. But it’s also changed the way we see ourselves... Read more »

What it Feels Like for a Girl: “Eighth Grade” Rewrites Tired Social-Media Stereotyping

The film is notable because it consciously avoids serving up a familiar media brew of technophobia and misogyny. Read more »

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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 »

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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