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Mayo Mermaid (image credit: Sanne of Full of Freckles)

Washed Up Whales, Hungry Hippos, & Mayo Mermaids: The Power Of Reclaiming Fat Insults

Internet trolls and their fat insults (no matter how creative) don’t make me cry. There's power in reclaiming fat insults! Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   11.17.17   |   SHARE
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Trans-exclusive feminists habitually derail arguments into tirades about freedom of speech if, for example, you remind them that “transgender” is an adjective, not a noun

The Group Of Women Who Harass Me More Than Men

The fact is that trans-exclusionary feminists and misogynists are, despite some trivial differences, basically on the same side. Read...
Lindsay King-Miller of Role Reboot    |   10.30.17   |   SHARE
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Not giving in to the stereotype of "hysterical liberal" is a slap back at online trolls looking for a reaction.

Why I'm Choosing To Fight Fascism With Facts

Like many progressives, the early days of Trump's presidency have left me angry, exhausted, and fighting with strangers on Facebook. I can’t seem to Read...
Gemma Hartley    |   04.6.17   |   SHARE
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People (particularly women) who are unabashed in their sex positivity and who refuse to be ashamed of their bodies are seen as threats to the status quo. Image: Thinkstock.

I'm Not Ashamed Of My STI — And Now I'm Being Harassed Because Of It. #ShoutYourStatus

I’ve been writing about stigmatized topics on the Internet for almost 10 years, so it’s never a surprise to me when I get pushback or face trolling Read...
Britni de la Cretaz    |   12.20.16   |   SHARE
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OK, but WHAT IS HE HOLDING IN HIS HANDS

Why Do We Keep Telling Women Not To Feed The Trolls?

I couldn’t help but assume the reason these people were telling me not to say even a word to this troll was because women aren’t supposed to fight Read...
Jody Amable    |   08.30.16   |   SHARE
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I was freaked out beyond belief.

I Was Cyber-Bullied. This Is How It Felt.

As a journalist and outspoken feminist, I always knew the risks of being online. I’ve read stories of extreme harassment and doxing, such as when a Read...
Rafaella Gunz    |   03.25.16   |   SHARE
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Stand with us. Period.

Black Women Still Have Lips — And An Army

Remember how I told you about the nasty little trolligans (trolls + hooligans = trolligans) that felt the need to show their racist behinds in Read...
Adiba Nelson    |   02.26.16   |   SHARE
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