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The Unbearable Whiteness of Leftist YouTube

Years before the rise of so-called LeftTube, men on the site were endlessly abusing, harassing, and threatening women of color. Read more »

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. Read more »

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 »

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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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