Writing. Making Ways.

Soraya Chemaly

Recent Mentions

Gender and Culture

New York Times: Making Bathrooms More ‘Accommodating' 

The Telegraph: 42 awesome women you need in your life on Twitter

TakePart: New Guidelines Crack Down on Gender Bias in Policing

NPR's The Diane Rehm Show: Why Sexual Assault And Harassment Are So Common And What That Says About Our Culture

Free Speech

Cosmopolitan: How Five Prominent Women are Dealing with Trolls This Election Season

NPR WQED Forum: Online Harassment in the Spotlight 

NPR WBUR: #MoreThanMean: Bringing Online Harassment To Life

PolicyMic: This Is What Happens When You Report Online Harassment to the Police

New York Times: Facebook Says It Failed to Bar Posts With Hate Speech

Washington Post: The Conclusive Expert Guide to Saving Twitter From It's Trolls

Sexual Violence, VAW, and Rape Culture

Democracy Now: Mass Murders and Domestic Violence

Rabbleca RedEye: Link between intimate partner violence and mass killings

Think Progress: Profit And Peril In The Anti-Rape Industry

Think Progress: ‘You Shouldn’t Have To Have A Female Driver’: Uber’s Hiring Pledge Isn’t Enough

NPR WBUR On Point: Misogyny And Murder: Unpacking A Killing In California

Think Progress: Trump Campaign Embraces Rape Culture


CNN: Pizzagate is nothing new: GamerGate and revenge porn laid the groundwork

New York Times:  New project will document online harassment directed at women

MIC: New Study Reveals Truth About Online Harassment 

Washington Post: What that creepy new all-seeing eye emoji actually means

Washington Post: Twitter’s battle against abuse has high stakes for the company

Vice: At Last, Twitter Is (Maybe) Taking Sexist Abuse Seriously 

Bustle: The Women’s Media Center Speech Project Spreads Awareness Of Online Harassment, Because "Stay Off The Internet" Is Not A Viable Solution


Elle Magazine: 25 Inspiring Women to Follow on Twitter

Yahoo: The 9 Biggest Feminist Victories in 2015

The Guardian: #YesAllWomen Reveals The Constant Barrage of Sexism Women Face

Pink Sky: Top Ten Influential Women to Follow on Social Media

PolicyMic 27 Most Iconic Feminist Moments of 2014 

Books and Films

Targeted and Trolled: The Reality of Being a Woman Online by Rossalyn Warren 

The fourth wave of feminism: meet the rebel women by Kira Cochran

Gendertrolling. How Misogyny Went Viral by Karla Mantilla

Equal Means Equal, a documentary by Kamala Lopes

Netizens: The Documentary by Cynthia Lowen