Posts tagged: online harassment

Talking Publicly About Harassment Generates More Harassment
A few months ago, I posted a series of tweets about some of the most disturbing and vile sexual harassment I have received online. (Read my entire series of tweets here) Because the behaviors of online harassers are often so predictable, I feared that doing this would result in a flood of similar harassment, but I […]
TEDxWomen Talk about Online Harassment & Cyber Mobs
I was excited to participate in this year’s TEDxWomen in Washington, DC, an annual event organized by the Paley Center for Media. I presented a 10 minute talk about sexist online harassment, cyber mobs and both the destructive and uplifting power of online communities. In this talk, I use the analogy of an MMO (Massively Multiplayer Online […]
Visual Harassment and Identity Vandalism
Everything that follow is comes with some trigger warnings. Women who not only speak up about gender issues but also dare to show their face online. PennyRed wrote about her experience recently etc. All of these images were download from the video game forums at the center of the harassment campaign. I’ve blurred out or added […]