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Is Technology To Blame For Threats Against Female Journalists?

Women who share their opinions and thoughts online, particularly professionally, are frequently targeted for heightened, often criminal and discriminatory, harassment. They are more likely to start their work days and often end their work nights with graphic attacks on their credibility, intelligence, bodies, sex, sexuality, looks, and more, frequently framed in violent terms. A recent Read more

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The Dangers Of The ‘Post-Abortion Syndrome’ Myth

“Denial is one of the aspects of Post-Abortion Syndrome. When memories do begin to come back, there may be dreams of the baby or recollections of the abortion clinic. Often guilt and grief might begin to appear. Depression is one of the first signs, along with anxiety and irritability. The woman may experience emotional numbing (…) There may be withdrawal in a marriage (or boyfriend) relationship (…) Sometimes we see repeated pregnancies, as if the individual is trying to replace the aborted baby. There may be difficulty concentrating, inefficiency in work, and a blunting of memory.” Read more

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When Robots Are An Instrument Of Male Desire

“Are these fucking people serious?! ‘Her’ entire purpose is to do what people tell her to! Hey, bitch, add this to my calendar, find me such-and-such about this-or-that, flip me a coin, tell me a joke or the weather, address me by this name, so on and so forth. The day Cortana becomes an ‘independent woman’ is the day that software becomes fucking useless.” (Bolding in original). Read more