It only took a month for police to drop charges against Bahar Mustafa, former diversity officer at Goldsmiths University in London, for tweeting “#killallwhitemen” from her personal account. Breathe a sigh of relief: All of those cathartic tweets you’ve sent will not, in fact, be landing you in any trouble.
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A presidential election in 2015 would not be an election really without absurd internet memes because that’s where we are currently as a society. It is at once insane and beautiful.
Following in this modern tradition is a new viral hashtag #BabiesForBernie which involves parents putting glasses and white wigs on their infants… READ MORE »
Azealia Banks says she’s totally pro-choice, but thinks women who have more than three abortions should be jailed. READ MORE »
No one is safe on Twitter, but especially old politically ignorant dinguses like Donald Trump who barely know any world figures.
Last night, he once again showed this when he tweeted a “thanks” of sorts, for someone who said their dad would be voting for him. Except that the dad is actually British… READ MORE »
Nic Vargus, a writer for Apple, won the bet of a lifetime yesterday. His fiancée told him that if he could get 100,000 retweets, he’d get to dress up as a Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle for their wedding:
My girlfriend says if this tweet gets 100k RTs, she’ll let me dress up as… READ MORE »
Far-right Twitter users are advocating for conservative groupthink. READ MORE »
Discount superstore Target, has made the decision to eliminate gender-based signs in some if its departments, including [Children’s] Toys, Home and Entertainment.
In a press release regarding their decision, a company rep said:
“Over the past year, guests have raised important questions about a handful of signs in our stores that offer product… READ MORE »
Kim Kardashian West is probably the most followed person on Twitter with 33.8 million followers, and so it is no surprise that Twitter’s co-founder Jack Dorsey listened to her request to be able to edit misspelled tweets that have already been sent. I guess we shall see just how influential she is. The reality star… READ MORE »
Ahh, hindsight. While in the midst of a gender-discrimination lawsuit, some Twitter employees decided it was a good idea to throw a frat party. The now-controversial event took place on Tuesday, with Fusion hearing from a source that it was thrown for the company’s revenue team in San Francisco. A female Twitter employee allegedly posted… READ MORE »
Apple Model Management has opened a location in the U.S., a Fresno woman shut down objections to same-sex marriage in 150 words, Vine star Carter Reynolds put his ex-girlfriend in the hospital, and Twitter hosted an ill-conceived frat party happy hour. READ MORE »
As per usual, the penultimate episode of this season of “The Bachelorette,” which aired last night, had Kaitlyn Bristowe coming face-to-face with the suitors she sent packing over the course of the season. But it also had her sitting across from host Chris Harrison as he read a series of hateful, slut-shaming tweets (watch above) that had… READ MORE »
The majority of Twitter yesterday was in jubilant celebration of Serena Williams and her Grand Slam victory at Wimbledon. The hashtag #SerenaSlam went viral, and happiness abounded.
But, it wouldn’t be any kind of female victory without endless body shaming, now would it? A woman can’t get through one second of celebration without… READ MORE »
Yesterday, to promote her new release Grey: Fifty Shades of Grey as Told by Christian, author EL James took to Twitter for an Q&A that quickly turned into what Crushable called “Fifty Shades of Shade.” What happened? While James, Tweeting from the Twitter UK office, did answer questions about what her favorite scene to write was… READ MORE »
Matt Haig, whose recently-released, bestselling memoir Reasons to Stay Alive chronicled his struggles with depression and suicide, suggested on Twitter that he might write a book about masculinity and its pitfalls and Twitter decided to rage-spond, of course.
Haig’s original tweets read: “Maybe I am missing something. There may be too many books about and by men,… READ MORE »
WAIT WHAAAT. FEMINISTS CAN BE FUNNY? Yes, and in fact usually the funniest women I read also happen to be scathing smarty-pants feminists. I, with the help of the other Frisky gals, have put together a list of 25 of some of the funniest feminists on Twitter — these hilarious women don’t necessarily only write about… READ MORE »