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Feminist Frequency Teams up with Other Internet Activists to Create Guide to Defend Against Internet Bullying

Three online lady powerhouses, Anita Sarkeesian of Feminist Frequency, Women, Action & the Media founder Jacklyn Friedman, and reproductive justice activist Renee Bracey Sherman have compiled their infinite wisdom of all things internet into a comprehensive guide to handling one of its more unpleasant aspects: harassment. Their new project...

Online Harassment Not A Big Deal? Congratulations On Your White Penis

Precious gift, John Oliver, tackles yet another major and overlooked problem on this past weekend’s Last Week Tonight: online harassment. An enormous percentage of people, especially women, are constantly attacked on the internet for simply “having a thought in their minds and then vocalizing it online.” And these aren’t...

Utah State School Shooting Threatened if Anita Sarkeesian Speaks — Tell Me Again How #GamerGate Isn’t a Thing?

UPDATE OCTOBER 14 6:50 PM PST — According to the University’s official Twitter account, Anita Sarkeesian has canceled her talk at the school. I ran a story today about game designer Brianna Wu’s appearance on MSNBC, talking about #GamerGate. Once again, I was told that I’m ‘making a big deal over nothing,’...