Posts Tagged Tech

Vulva emojis

These new vagina emojis are the best

The emoji revolution continues. We finally got racially diverse emojis. An official taco one is coming down the pike. (Thank god.) And last week, sexting start-up Flirtmoji released a set of diverse, colorful, realistically asymmetrical vagina emojis that I adore. 

The emoji revolution continues. We finally got racially diverse emojis. An official taco one is coming down the pike. (Thank god.) And last week, sexting start-up Flirtmoji released a set of diverse, colorful, realistically asymmetrical vagina emojis that I adore. 

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Feministing Reads: Elissa Shevinsky’s Lean Out

What difference would it make to our tech industry if its underrepresented members leaned in or leaned out? After reading the recent collection of essays on the topic from OR Books, I wasn’t so sure.

What difference would it make to our tech industry if its underrepresented members leaned in or leaned out? After reading the recent collection of essays on the topic from OR Books, I wasn’t so sure.

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#ILookLikeAnEngineer Secures Billboard Funding

Last week, Isis Wenger wrote about her experience with sexism as a woman tech engineer, particularly the backlash she encountered as the literal face of her company. Thousands of engineers from underrepresented backgrounds were inspired to share their stories with #ILookLikeAnEngineer, and soon, they’ll be on a billboard near you.

#NotAllBirds

Experiencing online harassment? There’s a form for that.

ICYMI, women face terrible harassment online, and Twitter is no exception. GamerGate is just the most recent and most visible chapter of long-unchecked online abuse against women — particularly trans women, women of color, and women from other marginalized communities — but social media companies have been slow to step in.

ICYMI, women face terrible harassment online, and Twitter is no exception. GamerGate is just the most recent and most visible chapter of long-unchecked online abuse against women — particularly trans women, women ...

Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

Columbia University celebrates how seriously it takes sexual violence by completely trivializing sexual violence.

Speaking of which: 23 Columbia students filed Title IX, Title II, and Clery Act complaints against the university yesterday.

I bet the school hires a PR team ASAP.

NYT article on women who get foot surgery to fit into heels better does not mention the significant health risks.

Well, apparently Codebabes.com is a thing.

“[N]o one… says, ‘I’m a victim of trafficking, thank goodness the NYPD arrested me, because I’ve just been looking for assistance, and I don’t know where to look.'”

Columbia University celebrates how seriously it takes sexual violence by completely trivializing sexual violence.

Speaking of which: 23 Columbia students filed Title IX, Title II, and Clery Act complaints against the university yesterday.

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Photo of the Day: The WSJ’s all-dude tech conference

“This October, The Wall Street Journal’s senior editors will host the inaugural WSJDLive, a vibrant, international technology conference that brings together select global CEOs, leading thinkers and sought-after entrepreneurs – both established and emerging – to explore the most compelling tech opportunities around the world.”

And they will all be dudes

“This October, The Wall Street Journal’s senior editors will host the inaugural WSJDLive, a vibrant, international technology conference that brings together select global CEOs, leading thinkers and sought-after entrepreneurs – both established and emerging – to explore the most ...

Weekly Feminist Reader

What the tech industry has to do with the future of health.

We still don’t have a good way of talking about pursuing friendship.

The dangerous transphobia of Roald Dahl’s Matilda.

“When I fully burned off the anxiety inherited from my mother’s unlived life.”

How the rise of men’s rights activists are hurting women and men.

Everyone is tired of white people on TV.

How jock culture supports rape culture.

What the tech industry has to do with the future of health.

We still don’t have a good way of talking about pursuing friendship.

The dangerous transphobia of Roald Dahl’s Matilda.

“When I fully

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