Watch Ashley Judd’s Powerful Call to Action on Online Abuse

Posted by wmcspeechproj on Jan 18, 2017 in Online Harassment, Violence Against Women
Watch Ashley Judd’s Powerful Call to Action on Online Abuse

“Online misogyny is a global gender rights tragedy and it is imperative that it ends. Girls and women’s voices are constrained in ways that are personally, professionally and economically damaging.”

Doxing 101: What to Do About Lou Dobbs’ Irresponsible Tweeting?

Doxing 101: What to Do About Lou Dobbs’ Irresponsible Tweeting?

Share this:Last Wednesday, the New York Times published an article in which 74-year old Jessica Leeds described Donald Trump, with whom she was sharing a flight 30 years ago, grabbing her breasts and attempting to put his hand up her skirt.  One day later, one of Fox Business’ most popular hosts, Lou Dobbs, retweeted a […]

Women in Sports Media Face Unrelenting Sexism in Challenges to Their Expertise and Opinions

Posted by Julie DiCaro on Apr 30, 2016 in Online Harassment, Violence Against Women
Women in Sports Media Face Unrelenting Sexism in Challenges to Their Expertise and Opinions

Sportscaster Erin Anderson’s recent settlement in a case involving nonconsensual porn and stalking brought her harassment to national attention. However, in addition to threats like those she faced, women in sports often face a barrage of everyday sexism online.

Political Violence is Directly Linked to Online Harassment

Posted by Catalina Ruiz Navarro on Apr 22, 2016 in Online Harassment, Violence Against Women
Political Violence is Directly Linked to Online Harassment

Online abusers are not abstractions. They are very real people who can unleash very real violence at the slightest provocation. Online and offline, we need education, sensibility, and debate. Most of all, we need to stop denying this is a problem. We have to find a way to deal with all this rage.