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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 »

Wake–Up Call: The Red Pill Is Radicalizing Without Substance

Unchecked misogyny and white supremacy online has very real consequences. Read more »

Cultivating Freedom: This Year, Cottagecore Exploded—But Excluded Black Women

Cottagecore is about freedom rather than loneliness. Read more »

To Fandom, With Love: Fanfic Lets Us Imagine a Better World, Together

Historical, literary, and religious tradition show us the possibilities born from remoteness. Read more »

Spiritual Currency: The Manifestation Grift Comes to Instagram

Manifestation influencers like to say that the only thing standing between a person and their dreams is mindset, but this principle only works for the select few who already hold the right cards. Read more »

Very Online: Is “Owning the Libs” is More Important than Telling the Truth?

Racist white politicians are learning that they don’t have to lie well. Read more »

Capturing Comfort in the Time of Instagram

Follow this heartwarming story about two people connecting over Instagram about their shared pain and their shared triumphs. 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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