Social Media Offers Hope and Harm

There is so much harm the Internet and its new communication methods can do. For example, social media allows schoolyard bullies to anonymously follow teenagers into what could/should be a safe haven, their home. As long as you’re connected you’re also connected to your bullies. Sadly, teenagers then often see no other way out than …

Being offensive and being kind are not mutually exclusive things. Janet Mock, slaying Piers Morgan and his sensationalist transphobic nonsense with fierce truths. (via amaditalks)

Janet Mock returned to Piers Morgan’s show to explain to him what was so offensive about the way his show framed the interview with her. Mr Morgan calls himself an ally to trans* people and their issues, but like many doesn’t really understand them. I don’t want to accuse Morgan and his production team of malice, …

Chelsea Manning

youarenotyou: clarityandchaos: I guess we can’t really do anything about the fact that she is gong is going to jail, but is there at least something one could do to get Chelsea Manning into the right jail, a women’s facility? That she gets the treatment she deserves? it looks like she doesnt want to be sent …