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.

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 »

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 »

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: Survivors Standing Together

They were awarded the Arthur Ashe Award for Courage. Read more »

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: #PermitPatty

Mind your own business, Patty. Read more »

Polarizing Science: How Denialism—On Both Sides of the Aisle—Puts the Work of Science In Jeopardy

The more we weaponize science for political points, the more we’ll see a rise in science denialism. Read more »

Black Retribution in Tech: The Audacity to Imagine

“I have cultivated a special relationship with revenge—one that is built on the idea that I and other Black people deserve acknowledgment as creative individuals and equitable access to tools that can nurture our gifts.” Read more »

The Grant Tour: Following the money in science research

Understanding where research comes from and how it’s funded is a big part of thinking critically about science. Read more »

The Lab is Not Neutral: Why We Need Scientific Literacy

Contrary to popular belief, science isn’t performed in a vacuum. Read more »

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