It’s On Us: Sexual Assault PSA “It’s On Us” is another well-made, common sense, public awareness campaign backed by celebrities and the White House. It’s an almost entirely US-focused campaign (you can’t even buy a shirt outside of the USA), but the issue is international. It really Is On Us (and I’m specifically looking at …

Trolls, Public and Private Space, And the Need to Stop Being Dicks

I have to comment on this passage from a Salon interview with law professor Danielle Citron, discussing the difference between trolling and cyber harassment: My book truly deals with actionable harassment, not abuse that cannot be regulated (often called “trolling,” a loose term). Consider one of the earliest cases, of game developer and blogger […], …

Another Terry Richardson Victim Comes Forward – The Cut

Because I keep seeing images of Terry Richardson’s underwhelming fashion & celebrity photo shoots on my timelines, here is a reminder what a predatory rapist creep he seems to be. You can easily google numerous other accounts like the model’s linked above, from equally reputable sources like NY Magazine. [CN: description of sexual assault in …

A similar mission guides [Miranda July’s] latest project, “We Think Alone,” where strangers become privy to the private emails of Lena Dunham, Catherine Opie, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Kirsten Dunst, Sheila Heti, Etgar Keret, Kate and Laura Mulleavy, Lee Smolin and Danh Vo. In this banal yet confidential space, emails become striking self-portraits. “A quiet person might …