Tag Archives: social media

Our Days of Rage: What #CancelColbert reveals about women/of color and controversial speech

TweetContent Warning: This article uses screenshots of extremely bigoted tweets to illustrate what it describes; thanks goes out to Twitter user @jennybaquing for screen-capping them, and John Weeks for Storifying them. By now, online conflagrations seem to burn with an all too familiar cadence. The rhythms of cyber-fire rise and fall in predictable waves of [...]
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Weekly Feminist Reader

Tweet Malia and Sasha in the White House: dangerous narrative about the progress of African-American girls. Social media, teens, moral panic, and the sexual predators that “lurk everywhere”. Cooking skills and farm vegetables in inner-city Washington D.C. “Beyonce is asking ‘how come,‘and so am I.” Corporate sponsors flee from Boston’s homophobic St. Patrick’s Day parade. [...]
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The New Normal cannot be met with silence.

Tweet‘Your silence will not protect you.’ – Audre Lorde Maybe it’s my incredibly long memory that is responsible for why I couldn’t immediately cosign the #twittersilence in solidarity with Caitlin Moran, cis white feminist writer, in the UK. I’m remembering a tweet in criticism to the writer’s knee jerk (and thoughtless) defense of Lena Dunham [...]
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Guest post: An open letter to desperate men on social media

TweetThis is a guest post from Chelsea Fagan. Chelsea is a Senior Writer at Thought Catalog and the author of the forthcoming book “I’m Only Here for the WiFi”, out next month! Hi Guys, How are you? I hope the day finds you well, though I must admit that I imagine you don’t receive an [...]
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Hashtag of the Day: #safetytipsforladies

Tweet Head over to Twitter today to check out the rest of the #safetytipsforladies tweets and have a good laugh to keep from crying. Add your favorite tips in the comments section. Image via 18 Million Rising. Tweet
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