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By tigtog on February 13, 2013
I started #tellafeministthankyou b/c of feminists harassed on Twitter. Now ppl are using the tag to harass feminists. Prove the point more! — Melissa McEwan (@Shakestweetz) February 12, 2013 Related posts: The 56th Down Under Feminists Carnival is up! Hashtag Of the Day: #ididnotreport (trigger warning #rapeculture #webelieveyou) Robbie Williams, Professor of Manology at Science [...]
By tigtog on October 19, 2012
There are competing ethical imperatives, and there’s a balance to be found. It is basic courtesy to respect a pseudonym or some in-confidence knowledge about a person generally, but should that expected courtesy take precedence over the protection of other people from harm which could be avoided if they knew what you know?
By tigtog on November 11, 2011
The gendered cyber harassment campaigns are rank intimidation aimed at silencing us. We have to keep on talking about it so that they do not succeed.
Posted in ethics & philosophy, gender & feminism, violence | Tagged abuse, blogging, comments policy, cyber-stalking, cyberbullying, harassment, intimidation, moderation, silencing tactics, threats | 7 Responses
By Guest Hoyden on August 13, 2011
If you have recently received a random message or contact from an unknown person containing text similar to the title, it may be a troll.
By tigtog on June 1, 2011
Reading an old thread about self-proclaimed “nice guys” who refuse to take no for an answer, I realised that we had thrown around the idea of a bingo card in comments.
By Mary on May 26, 2011
The Sex and Age Discrimination Legislation Amendment Bill 2010 establishes breastfeeding as a separate discrimination grounds; includes provisions about discrimination based on family responsibilities; and strengthens and extends sexual harassment provisions.
By tigtog on October 27, 2010
Clueless quote of the day via Blaghag, blogging on why women don’t come to atheist meetings after a conversation that ended with this:
“What? It’s not harassment since we’re not in a workplace.”
By tigtog on October 9, 2008
Heretical is the annual magazine of the Women’s Collective at UQ (University of Queensland). This year it might not appear unless there is some rapid assistance from the broad feminist community. They simply don’t have enough submissions, and time is running out, largely because the collective’s time has been spent coping with hostility and harassment [...]