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Marginalized voices have always been at the forefront of the internet, yet our stories often go overlooked. Bridget Todd chronicles our experiences online, and the ways marginalized voices have shaped the internet from the very beginning. We need monuments to all of the identities that make being online what it is. So let’s build them.

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    Part One: The Online & Real Life Harassment of Marginalized Elected Officials

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 23, 2022 43:28


    In the first installment of this two part episode, we're joined by journalist and comedian Francesca Fiorentini to talk through the midterm elections and how online harassment keeps women from succeeding in elected office.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Rerun: The moral panic behind “groomers” is an attack on marginalized people

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 23, 2022 50:27


    LGBTQ youth and the people who affirm and support them are being attacked online. Alejandra Caraballo, Clinical Instructor at the Harvard Law Cyber Law Clinic explains why it should concern all of us. WE'RE DOING A LIVE SHOW in NYC and VIRTUALLY on 5/28! Get tickets: Tangoti.com/live  Donate to the Trevor Project: tangoti.com/trevor  Subscribe to Alejandra's amazing podcast Queering The Law: https://www.buzzsprout.com/1949544 Follow Alejandra: https://twitter.com/Esqueer_ Find a BansOffOurBody rally near you: Tangoti.com/rally Join our newsletter: Tangoti.com/newsletter Want to support the show? (thank you!) Subscribe, tell a friend, leave a review, or buy some merch at There Are No Girls on the Internet's store: TANGOTI.COM/STORE Say hello at hello@tangoti.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Introducing: What Future with Joshua Topolsky

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 16, 2022 1:13


    Hi, There Are No Girls on the Internet fans! Here's a preview of a new podcast where Joshua Topolsky deconstructs modern culture with experts, weirdos, and big thinkers, mining the surprising connections of our increasingly frenetic world. A heady mixture of fugue-state monologues and spontaneous, irreverent conversations with experts, weirdos, and big thinkers, What Future is here to dissect our insane reality, lasso the pieces, and ride off into the sunset with your money, your woman, and your pride. Listen here and subscribe to What Future with Joshua Topolsky on the iHeartRadio app or wherever you get your podcasts!See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Leslie Jones: How Milo Yiannopoulos Weaponized A Ghostbusters Remake

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 16, 2022 68:39


    We're joined by Prop, host of Hood Politics, to discuss the targeted Twitter hate campaign led by Milo Yiannopoulos against comedian & SNL alum Leslie Jones, that stemmed from her casting in the 2016's Ghostbusters remake.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Book bans are on the rise in the US, just ask GirlsWhoCode.

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 15, 2022 37:11


    Girls Who Code exists to close the gender gap in technology and to change the image of what a programmer looks like and does. Pretty inspiring, right? But their books for girls were temporarily banned in a Pennsyvania school district.    CEO Dr.  Tarika Barrett explains how these book bans inspired them to get even more girls invested in technology.    Learn more about GirlsWhoCode: https://girlswhocode.com/See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    What Elon Musk Could Learn from the #EndFathersDay Hoax

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 9, 2022 59:56


    We're joined by Joelle Monique to revisit the 4chan hoax #EndFathersDay and what it says about impersonation as a destabilization tactic on Twitter.  Mikki Kendall's Guardian piece about starting #SolidarityIsforWhiteWomen: https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2013/aug/14/solidarityisforwhitewomen-hashtag-feminismSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    On election day and after, disinformation is on the ballot

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 9, 2022 55:21


    It's election day in the United States. Bridget is sick with COVID and anxious about what is to come. We're joined by Producer Mike to talk through common disinformation tactics we're likely to see on and after election day.  SPEAKING OF VOTING, HAVE YOU VOTED FOR MOZILLA'S IRL PODCAST TO WIN A SHORTY AWARD?  TANGOTI.COM/IRL  Come to Bridget's free interactive disinfo training with Women's March! Wed 11/9 at 8pm: https://www.mobilize.us/womensmarch/event/540899/?referring_vol=3699693&rname=Bridget×lot=3786510&referring_participation=21991983&referring_data_signature=v1-47ada47474e7e192&share_medium=sms_copy_link&share_context=sms_registrationSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    What the upcoming midterm election means for women online - STUFF MOM NEVER TOLD YOU

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 4, 2022 53:40


    VOTE FOR MOZILLA'S IRL PODCAST TO WIN A SHORTY AWARD: TANGOTI.COM/IRL  A historic number of women of color are running for office this election cycle. But their candidacy comes with an added burden.  Bridget joins Sam and Anney at Stuff Mom Never Told You to talk through the midterm elections and what they mean for women online.  And speaking of voting, vote for Mozilla's IRL podcast to win a Shorty Award (it only takes a moment!) at TANGOTI.COM/IRLSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    DongleGate: The Online Harassment Campaign Against Adria Richards

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 2, 2022 52:19


    Most people recall GamerGate, but fewer are familiar with DongleGate, the coordinated online harassment campaign against a Black woman tech worker named Adria Richards that happened in 2013. Bridget charts the story of Adria Richards and why it still matters today. The Hacker News post from the fired PlayHaven employee: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=5398681 Amanda Blum's blog post about the fallout from DongleGate: https://amandablumwords.wordpress.com/2013/03/21/3/See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Introducing: Internet Hate Machine

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 26, 2022 2:30


    Hi, There Are No Girls on the Internet fans! Here's a preview of a new podcast, Internet Hate Machine. Bridget Todd explains how bad actors use the internet to target and silence women, especially Black women. Excluding them from discourse and desensitizing us to sexist, racist attacks makes us all less safe. Bridget talks with women who have been the targets of coordinated attacks, activists who are fighting back, and experts to help break down the deliberate agenda behind it. Listen here and subscribe to Internet Hate Machine on the iHeartRadio app or wherever you get your podcasts!See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    What is the ‘Internet Hate Machine?'

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 26, 2022 20:57


    Black women are sometimes called “canaries in the coal mine” for online harms. On this preview of Internet Hate Machine, Bridget Todd charts how harm against Black women online has led to our current social and political landscape.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    A woman tweeted about enjoying coffee in her garden and Twitter hated it. Is everyone miserable right now or what?

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 25, 2022 50:21


    Here in the United States, we've got a lot to be anxious and overwhelmed about. Are these feelings coloring how we respond to the happiness of strangers on social media? See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    INTRODUCING: INTERNET HATE MACHINE

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 21, 2022 11:35


    Our social media platforms are being used to silence marginalized people, disrupt our democracy, and keep all of us more fearful and polarized than ever. Bridget Todd chronicles how our current social and political hellscape started with attacks on Black women that went overlooked, how it makes us all less safe, and what we can do to fight back.  SUBSCRIBE TO INTERNET HATE MACHINE: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/internet-hate-machine/id1648497305See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Should EVERYTHING be “content?” What happens when parents overshare their kids online? (with Mom Uncharted)

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 18, 2022 39:43


    Everyone deserves privacy online, even kids. So what happens when parents make entire social media presences built around sharing their kids' most intimate or sensitive moments with the internet?    Sarah Adams uses her TikTok platform Mom Uncharted to explore what she calls "Generation Shared," parents who share intimate details about their kids on social media for views online.   FOLLOW SARAH AT MOM UNCHARTED:  https://www.tiktok.com/@mom.uncharted   Join our newsletter: Tangoti.com/newsletter Want to support the show? (thank you!) Subscribe, tell a friend, leave a review, or buy some merch at There Are No Girls on the Internet's store: TANGOTI.COM/STORE Say hello at hello@tangoti.comSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Jeffrey Dahmer to Gabby Petito: Is it possible to make ethical true cr ime? BEST OF TANGOTI

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 14, 2022 48:40


    What is going on with our obsession with true crime? From social media sleuths to conspiracy theorists, Jessica Dean—aka Bloodbathandbeyond—joins us to discuss what happens when the darkest moments of a stranger's life become a trending topic.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Kanye West's antisemitic, anti-Black antics are another battle in “The Meme Wars”

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 12, 2022 69:40


    Kanye West is trafficking in antisemitism and white supremacy, and he's using memes to do it. In this longer episode, Bridget talks with Harvard researchers Dr. Joan Donovan and Emily Dryfuss about their insightful new book, “The Meme Wars: The Untold Story of the Online Battles Upending Democracy in America.” They break down the history of memes, and what today's memes tell us about our social and political futures. And they have a lot to say about Kanye West.   BUY MEME WARS: https://www.bloomsbury.com/us/meme-wars-9781635578638/See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    The art of “Anti-influencing” - City CastDC

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 7, 2022 19:42


    As Mr. Peanut Butter might say: “What is this, a crossover episode?”  When she isn't hosting There Are No Girls on the Internet, Bridget is having conversations about life in her hometown Washington DC on another podcast project called City Cast DC.  This week, Bridget spoke to Jade Womack who considers herself an “anti influencer.”  Working entirely by herself, Jade built an influential online platform called ClockOutDC where she gives suggestions of events to check out in the DC area.  She doesn't take any money or advertising dollars, so her reviews are always no BS, never bought.  For City Cast DC, Bridget and Jade discussed how she's building an online empire as a woman of color (without losing herself in the process). City Cast DC is a daily local podcast that will help you feel more connected to the city. SUBSCRIBE TO CITY CAST DC: https://dc.citycast.fm/ It also has a sister newsletter called Hey DC. Subscribe to Hey DC: https://dc.citycast.fm/newsletter/ And City Cast has local podcasts all over the country.  Find a City Cast podcast in your city: CITYCAST.FMSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Nicki Minaj stans doxxed a cultural critic online. Now, she's fighting back against doxxing and online abuse!

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 5, 2022 53:06


    Kimberly Foster is taking legal action after obsessive fans of rapper Nicki Minaj attacked her online.  Charismatic leaders, from musicians to certain former presidents, openly organize coordinated attacks online with impunity.  Will Kimberly set a new precedent for what's considered acceptable behavior online?    SUPPORT KIMBERLY'S GO FUND ME: https://www.gofundme.com/f/kimberly-takes-a-stand-against-online-harassment?utm_campaign=p_lico+share-sheet&utm_medium=copy_link&utm_source=customer   Want to support the show? (thank you!) Subscribe, tell a friend, leave a review, or buy some merch at There Are No Girls on the Internet's store: TANGOTI.COM/STORE Join our newsletter: Tangoti.com/newsletter Say hello at hello@tangoti.com  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Women are fighting for change in Iran after the death of Mahsa Amini

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 30, 2022 30:58


    22 year old Mahsa Amini died in custody after being stopped by the morality police in Iran. And now, women are leading the uprising. Negar Mortazavi, host of the Iran Podcast, explains why women and their allies are taking to the streets in Iran. LISTEN TO THE IRAN PODCAST: https://anchor.fm/theiranpodcast FOLLOW NEGAR: https://twitter.com/NegarMortazaviSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Who is driving Meghan Markle hate online? STUFF MOM NEVER TOLD YOU

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 27, 2022 52:00


    After the death of the Queen, conspiracy theories and sexist, racist attacks on Meghan Markle flooded the internet. But according to researchers, negativity about Meghan Markle is being driven by less people than you might think. Bridget joined Anney and Sam at the podcast Stuff Mom Never Told You to discuss.  Read the entire Bot Sentinel. report: https://botsentinel.com/reports/documents/duke-and-duchess-of-sussex/report-11-09-2021.pdfSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Serial's Rabia Chaudry made it her mission to free Adnan Syed, despite harassment - Best of TANGOTI

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 23, 2022 37:40


    You might know attorney and justice advocate Rabia Chaudry from the podcast Serial. Or her hit podcast Undisclosed, a true crime podcast that explores people who have been wrongfully convicted of crimes. Or maybe her other other hit podcast The Hidden Djinn. Rabia's mission is to exonerate the wrongly convicted. Her work is incredibly important. But , another true crime podcaster is waging a coordinated harassment campaign against her. But this episode isn't about him. Here's how she continues to flourish and do her important work in the midst of it. Listen to Rabia's podcast Undisclosed: https://undisclosed-podcast.com/ Want to write a letter to someone in prison? Here's how: https://www.sisterhelen.org/writing-to-someone-in-prison/See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Our democracy is at risk. She's registering half a million voters to help save it.

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 20, 2022 42:18


    Today is National Voter Registration Day in the United States.     And founder and CEO of the Voter Formation Project (and Real Housewives of Potomac guest star!) Tatenda Musapatike is on a mission to use digital tools to register half a million  underrepresented voters.    FOLLOW Tatenda : https://twitter.com/tatendacheryl   Learn more about the Voter Formation Project: https://www.voterformationproject.org/   CHECK YOUR REGISTRATION STATUS: https://nationalvoterregistrationday.org/   Want to support the show? (thank you!) Subscribe, tell a friend, leave a review, or buy some merch at There Are No Girls on the Internet's store: TANGOTI.COM/STORE Join our newsletter: Tangoti.com/newsletter Say hello at hello@tangoti.com  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    How do we stay optimistic about technology?

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 16, 2022 34:24


    People are using AI to reshape the way we live. It's terrifying and exciting.  Solana Larsen, editor of Mozilla's Internet Health Report, talks about how optimism has grounded her work and our podcast IRL.  LEARN MORE ABOUT THE INTERNET HEALTH REPORT AND THE IRL PODCAST: 2022.INTERNETHEALTHREPORT.ORG  FOLLOW SOLANA LARSEN: https://twitter.com/solanasaurusSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Kiwi Farms: The rise and fall of a hateful corner of the internet.

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 14, 2022 21:44


    Known for almost a decade of harassment, violence, and transphobia, the message board Kiwi Farms has effectively been shuttered.    INPUT-Tracking Chris Chan started Kiwi Farms. Will her arrest be its end? https://www.inputmag.com/culture/tracking-chris-chan-started-kiwi-farms-will-her-arrest-be-its-end   MSNBC- My experience as a target of Kiwi Farms speaks to a scary truth about internet culture: https://www.msnbc.com/opinion/msnbc-opinion/kiwi-farms-made-internet-more-dangerous-trans-people-n1298815   VERGE - How Cloudflare got Kiwi Farms Wrong: https://www.theverge.com/2022/9/6/23339889/cloudflare-kiwi-farms-content-moderation-ddos   Join our newsletter: Tangoti.com/newsletter  Want to support the show? (thank you!) Subscribe, tell a friend, leave a review, or buy some merch at There Are No Girls on the Internet's store: TANGOTI.COM/STORE Say hello at hello@tangoti.comSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Why trad wife content is taking over social media right now (with Under the Influence's Jo Piazza)

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 9, 2022 28:23


    Have you been seeing a lot of content on social media romanticizing women not working outside of the home?  Jo Piazza, host of the hilarious and insightful podcast Under the Influence, breaks down why we're seeing so much trad wife content right now.   #TradWives: sexism as gateway to white supremacy: https://www.opendemocracy.net/en/countering-radical-right/tradwives-sexism-gateway-white-supremacy/ Listen to Under the Influence: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/under-the-influence-with-jo-piazza/id1544171101See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    LIVE FROM NYC: Sydette Harry on why tech keeps failing Black women at UNFINISHED LIVE

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 6, 2022 50:15


    GET TICKETS FOR UNFINISHED LIVE 2022, SEPT 21-24: https://live.unfinished.com/   Sydette Harry gets really real on who has the power in technology and online. Follow Sydette: https://twitter.com/Blackamazon   Join our newsletter: Tangoti.com/newsletter Want to support the show? (thank you!) Subscribe, tell a friend, leave a review, or buy some merch at There Are No Girls on the Internet's store: TANGOTI.COM/STORE Say hello at hello@tangoti.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Britney Spears speaks out about #FreeBritney movement and conservatorship - BEST OF TANGOTI

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 2, 2022 19:55


    This week, pop star Britney Spears published, then deleted, a 22 minute video in which she speaks out about her father, the conservatorship, and her thoughts on the #FreeBritney movement.  Let's revisit our conversation with digital organizer, tech expert, and CEO of CARD Strategies Melissa Ryan about #FreeBritney as an example of a successful online movement. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Digital rapper FN Meka and the new era of digital Blackface

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 31, 2022 18:32


    "AI rapper" FN Meka isn't human - he's a digital creation of a company. But that didn't stop him from getting a record deal! He briefly became the first digital rapper to sign a deal with a major recording company. That is until the entire internet said NOPE. From Lil Miquela to Shudu, let's talk about the complicated history of digital talent.vSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Andrew Tate is a scammer

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 27, 2022 15:23


    Social media platforms like Tik Tok and Facebook have finally banned misogynistic, violent scam influencer Andrew Tate. And honestly, it should have happened sooner.  My piece at the Nation- It's Not Just Joe Rogan. The Entire Digital Space Is Rotten.https://www.thenation.com/article/society/toxic-podcasting/ The Grid: Andrew Tate isn't just another misogynist with an online following. Here's why you need to pay attention. https://www.grid.news/story/technology/2022/08/23/andrew-tate-isnt-just-another-misogynist-with-an-online-following-heres-why-you-need-to-pay-attention/ Laura Bates on TANGOTI- full episode- https://www.tangoti.com/episode-214See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    DOXXING 101: Our personal information is available online and it's putting women at risk. Meet the woman who is fighting back.

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 24, 2022 56:23


    There is so much personal information about us available online and from election workers, to people running for local office, or even being a teacher, it's making it easier to target women. And it's even worse for Black women and women of color.     Shauna Dillavou is a complete badass who created Brightlines, a service that  helps activists, candidates for public office, and anyone at risk for being targeted to keep their information safe.    White Parents Rallied to Chase a Black Educator Out of Town. Then, They Followed Her to the Next One: https://www.propublica.org/article/georgia-dei-crt-schools-parents   Learn more about Brightlines: https://brightlin.es/See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Yoga is for everybody and every body with Jessamyn Stanley!

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 19, 2022 47:04


    Author, yoga teacher, advocate Jessamyn Stanley is using the internet to open up spaces for every body to see themselves represented in yoga and fitness. Check out The Underbelly: https://theunderbelly.com/ See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    The Amber Heard v Johnny Depp trial may be over, but the online harassment continues

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 16, 2022 13:38


    In this update to our original episode about the Heard v Depp trial, we're exploring the shifting public sentiment to the case and the continuing wave of harassment in its wake.   Unsealed Johnny Depp v. Amber Heard Court Documents Reveal Shocking New Claims: https://www.thedailybeast.com/unsealed-docs-from-johnny-depp-v-amber-heard-defamation-trial-contain-shockin A pro-Johnny Depp YouTuber was sent a cease-and-desist after she targeted an employee of Amber Heard's PR team: https://www.nbcnews.com/tech/internet/-johnny-depp-youtuber-was-sent-cease-desist-targeted-employee-amber-he-rcna42741See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    A 19 year old activist just embarrassed Matt Gaetz while raising millions for abortion rights!

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 12, 2022 8:48


    Looking for a little good news? After GOP Rep. Matt Gaetz body shamed 19 year old Olivia Julianna, she took a page from the professional wrestling playbook and fought back!  Help Olivia raise money for abortion care: https://secure.actblue.com/donate/genzforchoice Follow Olivia: https://twitter.com/0liviajuliannaSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Is the #Girlboss era over? (with Jamie Loftus!)

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 9, 2022 48:44


    Earlier this summer Sheryl Sandberg left Facebook and the tech and business world hardly noticed. This comes after Sandberg was branded the face of corporate feminism with her book Lean In.    She joins other "Girl Boss" women like Sophia Amoruso and Elizabeth Holmes in stepping down from their tumultuous companies. Does this spell the end of the #GirlBoss era?    Jamie Loftus, comedian, podcaster, and creator of the one woman show Girl Whom Is Boss sends up the Girl Boss era.    Follow Jamie: https://twitter.com/jamieloftusHELP Listen to Jamie's fantastic podcasts! The Bechdel Cast: https://www.iheart.com/podcast/105-the-bechdel-cast-30089535/ Lolita Podcast: https://www.iheart.com/podcast/1119-lolita-73899842/ Ghostchurch: https://www.iheart.com/podcast/1119-ghost-church-by-jamie-lof-95721611/   Listen to Theranos- Breaking the Glass Ceiling https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ufjvtdaKJDwSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Alex Jones did a lot of lying in his trial about lying

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 5, 2022 13:26


    On Thursday, a jury determined that conspiracy theorist and radio host Alex Jones will have to pay $4.1 in damages to the families of the victims of the Sandy Hook shooting. That sum represents a tiny percentage of the profits he's made lying about their tragedy on his show Infowars for the past decade. But even while on trial for lying, he still couldn't stick to the truth. Join our newsletter: Tangoti.com/newsletter Want to support the show? (thank you!) Subscribe, tell a friend, leave a review, or buy some merch at There Are No Girls on the Internet's store: TANGOTI.COM/STORE Say hello at hello@tangoti.comSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    The legacy of Nichelle Nichols and Star Trek - Best of TANGOTI

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 3, 2022 40:21


    To honor the incredible legacy of Nichelle Nichols, we are revisiting our conversation with historian and Star Trek superfan Blair Imani. Live long and prosper.   Check our Blair's cosplay:  https://www.tangoti.com/episode-9   Join our newsletter: Tangoti.com/newsletter Want to support the show? (thank you!) Subscribe, tell a friend, leave a review, or buy some merch at There Are No Girls on the Internet's store: TANGOTI.COM/STORE Say hello at hello@tangoti.com  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Are the Kardashians right about Instagram?

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 29, 2022 14:45


    After Kim Kardashian and Kylie Jenner called out Instagram for prioritizing the video content over pictures, head of Instagram Adam Mosseri responded in a desperate video. Here's a quick history of influencers and celebrity's impact on social media platform, an overview of the changes, and what it all means.  Adam Mosseri's full video: https://twitter.com/mosseri/status/1551890839584088065 Want to support the show? (thank you!) Subscribe, tell a friend, leave a review, or buy some merch at There Are No Girls on the Internet's store: TANGOTI.COM/STORE Join our newsletter: Tangoti.com/newsletter Say hello at hello@tangoti.comSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Moral panics around "cancel culture" are failing us all, especially when it comes to talking about sexual violence

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 27, 2022 40:33


    Last month the Cut published a piece called Canceled at 17, about a teenager who was ostracized after sharing a nude image of his girlfriend without her consent. Survivor and activist Wagatwe Wanjuki  explains why the "cancel culture run amok" framing doesn't help any of us understand sexual violence or rape culture. Read the piece: https://www.thecut.com/article/cancel-culture-high-school-teens.htmlFollow on Wagatwe on Twitter: https://twitter.com/wagatwe  Follow Wagatwe's work on Patreon: https://t.co/xzCO3yLG2f Join our newsletter: Tangoti.com/newsletter Want to support the show? (thank you!) Subscribe, tell a friend, leave a review, or buy some merch at There Are No Girls on the Internet's store: TANGOTI.COM/STORE Say hello at hello@tangoti.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Mozilla's IRL podcast- new season hosted by Bridget from There Are No Girls on the Internet

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 22, 2022 2:17


    Did you hear the big news? Bridget from There Are No Girls on the Internet is hosting the new season of Mozilla's award winning podcast IRL.  Check it out at internethealthreport.org See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    What the wheelie suitcase tells us about misogyny and innovation

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 19, 2022 32:29


    We have had the wheel for some 5,000 years. And we've had suitcases since the 19th century. But we didnt get wheels on suitcases until the 1970s.  Swedish journalist Katrine Marçal explains what this tells us about gender, misogyny and how it's hurting all of us. Check out Katrine's book Mother of Invention: How Good Ideas Get Ignored in an Economy Built for Men: https://www.katrinemarcal.com/books Follow Katrine on Twitter:https://twitter.com/katrinemarcal Join our newsletter: Tangoti.com/newsletter Want to support the show? (thank you!) Subscribe, tell a friend, leave a review, or buy some merch at There Are No Girls on the Internet's store: TANGOTI.COM/STORE Say hello at hello@tangoti.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Kehlani shuts down right wing internet grifter Christian Walker and we're here for it. Internet joy!

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 15, 2022 11:48


    Everything is awful, so we're starting a new thing: Something on the Internet that Doesn't Suck, where we're breaking down little moments of internet joy to bring a little light in these dark times. This week, singer songwriter Kehlani gave us all a masterclass in how to deal with internet projectors like Christian Walker.  What's bringing you joy on the internet this week? Let us know! Want to support the show? (thank you!) Subscribe, tell a friend, leave a review, or buy some merch at There Are No Girls on the Internet's store: TANGOTI.COM/STORE Join our newsletter: Tangoti.com/newsletter Say hello at hello@tangoti.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    CONCLUSION: The Internet thinks Lena Dunham did something awful to her sibling. Why?

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 12, 2022 44:18


    We're finishing our two part series looking into the allegations that Lena Dunham abused her sibling. START WITH LISTENING TO PART 1: https://podcasts.apple.com/bh/podcast/the-internet-thinks-lena-dunham-did-something-awful/id1520715907?i=1000568927100 Want to support the show? (thank you!) Subscribe, tell a friend, leave a review, or buy some merch at There Are No Girls on the Internet's store: TANGOTI.COM/STORE Join our newsletter: Tangoti.com/newsletter Say hello at hello@tangoti.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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