We Have Had to Defend Ourselves Against Online Threats

Check out my latest for the NY Times about online harassment and how we need to actively address this issue

 

For several years, I have endured vile, occasionally violent, harassment on social media. When you’re a woman who speaks up about feminism, race, liberation and the like, you can expect pushback. Too many have been socialized to engage in the collective silencing of women.

And social media platforms like Twitter and Facebook are often safe spaces for bigots to say whatever they want without fear of consequence because relatively few people are penalized for online harassment.

Read more here.

 

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