online harassment

The FBI Is Investigating The Leslie Jones Hack, Hopefully Finding The Assholes Responsible

They should parade them around so everyone can see who they are.

Karen Fratti | August 25, 2016 - 11:18 am

Leslie Jones Was Hacked, And The Attacks On Her Are Seriously Out Of Control

A researcher says the attacks on Jones are worse than the kind of bullying she sees in pre-teens. And tweens are terrible.

Karen Fratti | August 24, 2016 - 3:09 pm

Hillary Clinton Talking About Revenge Porn Is So Important For The Battle Against Online Harassment

The mere density of women’s issues that remain unaddressed are troubling, which makes it extra notable that Hillary Clinton addressed revenge porn in an op-ed she wrote for Refinery 29

Bronwyn Isaac | August 23, 2016 - 8:45 am

Instagram’s New Anti-Harassment Features Are Great, But Only If You’re Famous

I mean, celebs get a lot more shit anyway.

Karen Fratti | August 1, 2016 - 10:14 am

Twitter Suspends Milo Yiannopoulos For Harassing Leslie Jones, But That Doesn’t Mean Everyone Is Safe

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey stepped in for the star, which is nice. But he’s not stepping in for everyone.

Karen Fratti | July 20, 2016 - 1:12 pm

What Do (((Parentheses))) Around A Twitter Handle Mean? The Echo May Be Hard To Search, But It’s Everywhere

It’s part of an anti-racist campaign against the alt-right.

Karen Fratti | June 8, 2016 - 11:00 am

Reddit Is Finally Taking Action Regarding The Site’s Massive Online Abuse Problem

Even as a comedian hoping to spread my content all over the internet, I have only posted on Reddit twice. I received some very fun comments like “Women just are…

Liz Magee | April 7, 2016 - 5:30 pm

OkCupid Blacklisted Me For Standing Up To Harassment

I’ve been doing the online dating thing for a few years now, and after having suffered through one inappropriate message that did nothing other than objectify me too many, I…

Sarah Khan | February 15, 2016 - 1:00 pm

This New Site Wants To Help Women Document Online Abuse

Hollaback, the non-profit organization that made that questionable street harassment video in 2014, has honed their focus on another scourge: online harassment. Their new site, Heartmob, aims to provide a safe…

Megan Reynolds | January 27, 2016 - 1:15 pm

Can Any Woman’s Body Hold Up To Public Scrutiny?

Are we really body-shaming Chrissy Teigen for “armpit fat”?

Nico Lang | January 11, 2016 - 2:30 pm

Troll Tells Woman Not To Eat Cake, Women And Friends Eat ALL THE CAKE

Don’t poke the cake lion, trolls.

Rebecca Vipond Brink | July 31, 2015 - 9:30 am
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