April 2016

Online harassment spoken out loud


This. Is. So. Very. Good. Just Not Sports just released a fantastic PSA of sports reporters Sarah Spain and Julie DiCaro sitting across from male sports fans who read some of the anonymous online hate messages the women get every day outloud to them. Read more at the Washington Post.

April 27, 2016 / By / Post a Comment

My Final Oil Painting Project


After my 30 days of art project, I was inspired to take my art instruction to the next level. That’s why for the last 12 weeks, I’ve been taking an adult education oil painting class at the San Francisco Art Institute (fancy). I’m pretty proud of my final oil painting project, a recreation of John […]

April 21, 2016 / By / Post a Comment
Since 2010 articles written by women consistently attracted a higher proportion of blocked comments than articles written by men.

Online abuse disproportionately affects women & people of color


File under: unsurprised. Anyone who has spent any amount of time in any sort of online spotlight has already discovered that people on the Internet are awful. Especially in anonymous comment sections. Ask any community or social media manager about their worst day and, after wincing, they’ll typically describe a day when someone from their […]

April 13, 2016 / By / Post a Comment