Two New Jersey state troopers are separately under investigation for pulling over female drivers to pressure them for phone numbers and dates. Both men purportedly eschewed suspicion by turning off their recording devices and by blatantly lying to dispatchers.
Last week, Democrat Kim Weaver announced in a Facebook post that she was dropping out of the 2018 race for Iowa’s 4th congressional district seat—a seat currently held by white supremacist Rep. Steve King, who recently tweeted that U.S. civilization cannot be restored with “someone else’s babies.” In the post, Weaver,…
Rassim Khelifa was studying dragonflies in the Swiss Alps when he observed a strange phenomenon: dragonfly ladies dropping out of the sky rather than deal with dude dragonflies one second longer.
Perhaps it has happened to you. A thought startles your brain—perhaps about Donald Trump or the Marvel Universe or the upside-down smiley emoticon—and you decide, “Hey, why not let the good folks on Twitter know what’s in my heart?” A moment later, you receive a response from a stranger, Bud8675309 who, on account of…
As any woman unfortunately knows, with more technology comes more ways to be harassed. In India, the rapid cell phone boom has led to an unintended consequence: Men are routinely dialing random numbers as a way to meet women.
After a fucking creep won the Oscar, he received a standing ovation from the audience. Brie Larson was also standing, behind him, with her hands firmly at her sides.
Over the course of Donald Trump’s unprecedentedly awful presidential campaign, political journalists were made well-aware not only that their excruciating and underpaid work goes discounted by an apparently significant percentage of the country in favor of fake Macedonian Facebook articles, but also that, thanks to…
People have been complaining for years that Twitter needs to do more to protect people from online abuse and harassment, and give them a clearer system to report threats and hate speech. Now you can at least mute the racist frog in your life, if that’s any solace.
Since the outcome of last week’s general election, a hideous surge of hate crimes, racist rhetoric, and bullying has overtaken the nation. Swastikas glare from college dormitory doors. The Muslim community is threatened with unspeakable violence. And the Ku Klux Klan, gleeful in the wake of Trump’s win, is organizing…
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Over the last few months, several women have reported facing or witnessing sexual harassment online in VR. Most recently, author Jordan Belamire explained on Medium last week that the avatar of someone she didn’t know virtually groped her in the online mulitplayer game QuiVR. Yesterday, QuiVR’s developers responded by…
Rep. Clark has been battling the seemingly never-ending onslaught of online harassment with a strategic mix of legislature, tech company lobbying, and pressure on the FBI to take such cases seriously. She has sponsored five bills on the issue, with Tuesday’s admission being the most recent.
Leslie Jones has become the target of hackers, who went on her website to share racist memes, her driver’s license and passport information, and private naked photographs. It’s a bewildering and terrible outcome to a saga that all started with... well, wait. Where did it start again?
Who would have guessed that an industry like advertising would have a problem with sexism? Now that’s sarcasm, Donald Trump.
Presidential candidate and fire ant infestation with too many resources Donald Trump has made a name for himself via his misogyny, which he’s repeatedly defended by saying that since he’s hired women to work for him, he’s looking out for their interests.
Donald Trump—a sociopathic golem whose mouth puckers like an anus—has clarified his position on Roger Ailes, and on sexual harassment. Ladies, if a man is harassing you at work, the answer is simple: leave your job, perhaps even your career!
After being attacked by racist misogynists on Twitter earlier this week, Leslie Jones—out promoting the new Ghostbusters—sat down with Seth Meyers to talk about the abuse she endured and what she hopes will come of it.
A Canadian man who created a revenge website to terrorize his ex-wife has been arrested by U.S. border patrol agents and charged with criminal harassment and a firearms-related offense. Patrick Fox was arrested in Washington state after illegally crossing the border, CBC reported. His ex lives in Arizona and tells the…