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Advertisers respond to Facebook campaign, images of gender-based violence

Just days since a massive campaign was launched by a coalition of more than 40 groups and individuals, advertisers have already begun to act swiftly about seeing their ads adjacent to images depicting rape and violence against women on Facebook. Indeed, the response has inspired hope that the demands in the Open Letter to Facebook […]

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Coalition: Time for Facebook to take responsibility for 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 […]

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#SupportTrista: Woman Challenges Facebook Rape Pages and Is Targeted for Rape

What would happen Facebook stopped allowing images like the ones used in this post and characterized them as hate speech? This is a screen capture taken for an article about misogyny in Facebook. When people protest images like these, they often become targets of rape threats. It’s become rote it happens with such regularity. Trista […]

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Facebook and the Gender Gap

Here we are in the 21st century – having come so far since the initial start of the women’s movement decades ago.  All this advancement, opportunity and new frontiers to take on and we’re still fighting to get women on corporate boards.  In case you’ve been living under a rock – or really don’t pay […]

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TODAY: Find Me at Slutwalk DC

DCers, join Fem2 today from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on the National Mall for Slutwalk DC!  We’ll be running a photo booth so we can commemorate the day and all the wonderful people who attended. Come take your picture with us — then Like us on Facebook on Monday and tag your photo! We’ll […]

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