Welcome to twitter, Ms. Clinton

If I took my emotional cues from the breathless excitement of feminists everywhere reporting about Hillary Clinton’s new twitter account, I’m sure I’d have a more inspired headline for this post. I’m afraid all I can drum up is: So, Hillary Clinton didn’t have a twitter account? Um, what? To be sure, she has one…

Coalition asks Facebook to take action about gender-based hate speech

*Trigger warning* Starting on May 21, a coalition of more than two dozen organizations — including Led by Women, Action & the Media, The Everyday Sexism Project, and author Soraya Chemaly — are calling on Facebook to end its complicit approval of memes and pages that promote violence against women and gender-based hate speech. As…

SCS turns 6 on May 6!

Even though I’m still recovering from a sinus infection that started the day after the NOH8 in Las Vegas hate crimes event (going on two weeks, bleh), I just hate to let another SCS anniversary drift by like some sad tumbleweed caught in a desert windstorm. Then I looked up the traditional anniversary gift for…