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Here’s What We Can Do About Men Who Don’t Want to Mentor Women in the Era of #MeToo

Earlier this year, Lean In, a women’s empowerment nonprofit organization, conducted a survey on the state of working relationships in the #MeToo Era. The main…

The Scourge of the ‘Didn’t Happen’ Dude

Last July, Emily, a middle school teacher in Bristol, England, tweeted what she thought was a largely unremarkable anecdote about her 6-year-old son. “Took the…

It’s Too Late for YouTube to Save Itself

This week, YouTube — the Google-owned social platform that launched with a brief video about elephants and 14 years later stands openly complicit in the…

A Cultural History of the Celebrity Upskirt Shot

In the lively public sphere that is the bodybuilding.com forum, user cybersk8er confesses a personal desire. “If I see a hot chick with a skirt…