Category Archives: Internet / Social Media

10 Things I Loved About @TEDGlobal Day 1 via TED Live

I love TED. I have since I watched my first TED talk about eight years ago. And I’ve watched many, many, many others since. I’ve even spoken myself, at TEDxAjman, on the subject of gender parity on world stages.

10 Things I Loved About @TEDGlobal Day 1 via TED Live

I love TED. I have since I watched my first TED talk about eight years ago. And I’ve watched many, many, many others since. I’ve even spoken myself, at TEDxAjman, on the subject of gender parity on world stages.

More Truth. Less Tits & Ass Please.

“Ridiculous hey?” Saskatchewan University students quip about two-thirds of the way through their going-viral video on sexist advertising (see below). Well, yes. The fact that women continue to be objectified, sexualized (often violently), and unclothed (often appearing essentially naked) in

More Truth. Less Tits & Ass Please.

“Ridiculous hey?” Saskatchewan University students quip about two-thirds of the way through their going-viral video on sexist advertising (see below). Well, yes. The fact that women continue to be objectified, sexualized (often violently), and unclothed (often appearing essentially naked) in

Facebook, food & feminism (Days 5, 6, 7 & 8)

This week’s three “F” words! Yes, I have continued on Susan’s Last 10 Days in May Magic Bullet Muffin & Fat Back Buster UnDiet & Weight Release Thing, even while I was madly blogging against big bad corporate Facebook and

Facebook, food & feminism (Days 5, 6, 7 & 8)

This week’s three “F” words! Yes, I have continued on Susan’s Last 10 Days in May Magic Bullet Muffin & Fat Back Buster UnDiet & Weight Release Thing, even while I was madly blogging against big bad corporate Facebook and

Yes, @Facebook, it IS graphic violence (Trigger warning)

One of the issues central to the campaign to have violently misogynist and completely inappropriate content removed from Facebook is the question of what constitutes: hate speech or symbol graphic violence nudity or pornography Four paragraphs below this one is

Yes, @Facebook, it IS graphic violence (Trigger warning)

One of the issues central to the campaign to have violently misogynist and completely inappropriate content removed from Facebook is the question of what constitutes: hate speech or symbol graphic violence nudity or pornography Four paragraphs below this one is

I’m confused Facebook… (Trigger warning)

I was temporarily blocked from Facebook on Wednesday, May 22, for posting this image on my AmazingWomenRock Facebook page in support of the open letter campaign jointly spearheaded by Women, Action, & Media (WAM), The Everyday Sexism Project and writer/activist Soraya

I’m confused Facebook… (Trigger warning)

I was temporarily blocked from Facebook on Wednesday, May 22, for posting this image on my AmazingWomenRock Facebook page in support of the open letter campaign jointly spearheaded by Women, Action, & Media (WAM), The Everyday Sexism Project and writer/activist Soraya

Blocked for being a “bad girl?” (Trigger warning)

I was temporarily blocked from Facebook (i.e. access to my personal account and my four pages) on Wednesday, May 22. It happened after I posted content in support of an open letter demanding “swift, comprehensive and effective action addressing the

Blocked for being a “bad girl?” (Trigger warning)

I was temporarily blocked from Facebook (i.e. access to my personal account and my four pages) on Wednesday, May 22. It happened after I posted content in support of an open letter demanding “swift, comprehensive and effective action addressing the

How to report hate speech on Facebook

Here’s how to report spam or inappropriate content on Facebook: Hover at the top right hand corner of the post (see pink arrow on the screen shot below)

How to report hate speech on Facebook

Here’s how to report spam or inappropriate content on Facebook: Hover at the top right hand corner of the post (see pink arrow on the screen shot below)