privacy

Why did Chrissy Teigen make her Twitter private? The model says she’s “not strong enough”

The decision came as a surprise to most people.

Lauren Holter | October 5, 2016 - 4:16 pm

Cops abuse police databases to look up women’s information, says new report

As prevalent an issue as this one might just be, it’s exceedingly difficult to keep track of, and as a result, exceedingly difficult to do anything about.

Kylie Cheung | September 28, 2016 - 6:07 pm

A Chicago lawsuit claims “smart” sex toys collect too much data about users that can easily be hacked

And the language used in the lawsuit literally could not make it any clearer that it revolves around a sex toy.

Kylie Cheung | September 16, 2016 - 10:14 am

First, There Was Lulu: What Peeple Has Yet To Learn About The Business Of Reviewing Human Beings

As we were all losing our minds over the yet-to-be-released Peeple app, the makers of Lulu had to be feeling at least a little bit of déjà vu. After all, the business…

Lauren Vinopal | October 5, 2015 - 1:00 pm

Emma Stone Deleted Every Email She’s Ever Received, And I Totally Get Why

An overreaction? In a recent interview with WSJ Magazine, Emma Stone says she one-click-deleted her entire inbox.

Jenn Frank | June 18, 2015 - 10:30 am

6 Things I Learned From Deleting All Of My Facebook Activity One By One

Over the last five months, I’ve been going the Nick Briz Facebook escape route and, instead of “deleting” my profile with the possibility of coming back to it later, I’ve…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | February 17, 2015 - 9:00 am

The Hacked Sony E-Mails Are A Distraction From The Larger Issues, And It’s Wrong To Use E-Mails Stolen From Anyone, Ever

I don’t take George Clooney that seriously, most of the time, but his interview with Deadline spoke to a lot of things I’ve been reflecting on about my job lately.

Rebecca Vipond Brink | December 20, 2014 - 2:10 pm

Life After Dating: Writing While Coupled

Over the weekend, my boyfriend Michael visited his mom and his sister, who was home from school for the weekend, out in the burbs. He told them he was going…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | November 3, 2014 - 2:00 pm

Arizona Gets Strict On “Revenge Porn”

This week, Arizona’s Republican Governor Jan Brewer signed a law cracking down on so-called “revenge porn,” classifying it as a sex offense. “Revenge porn” consists of sexual photos or videos…

Jessica Wakeman | May 3, 2014 - 10:00 am

True Story: My Crash Course In Porn And Empowerment

It’s easy to say that pornography is empowering for women, or that it degrades them. Oversimplifying, certainly, but easy.

The truth is it’s much more complicated than that.

Kitty Stryker | March 27, 2014 - 12:00 pm
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