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Huffington Post
The Guardian
The Nation
Role Reboot
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Soraya Chemaly

Most Recent

Writing New Norms. Making Ways.

Josh Hawley's Misogynistic Book Signals a Much Larger Problem, MSNBC Opinion

Cuomo’s resignation shows the world is changing — just not fast enough Washington Post

How Science Explains Trump’s Grip on White Males
Research on risk perception can help us understand the Trump supporters who stormed the Capitol, published in Undark and Scientific American

The Risk Makers: Viral hate, election interference, and hacked accounts: inside the tech industry’s decades-long failure to reckon with risk Type Investigation and OneZero

Treatment of vice presidential contenders highlights struggle to overcome patriarchal status quo, coauthored with Jennifer Siebel Newsom, San Francisco Chronicle

Coronavirus could hurt women the most. Here's how to prevent a patriarchal pandemic. NBC Think

Bernie Sanders isn’t sexist. The whole system is. Washington Post 

Under Trump, we are all women now OpenDemocracy

Trump’s Attacks on Congresswomen Are Racist and Sexist. Ignoring That Is a Mistake We Can’t Afford, Glamour

"She's Not My Type," Is Not A Defense Against Alleged Rape. Trump is Reinforcing Dangerous Rape Myths, Newsweek

This Father's Day, dads need listen to why their daughters are so angry — and join the fight, NBC Think with Catherine Buni

How women and minorities are claiming their right to rage,  The Guardian

Why "Good Men" Don't Believe Women, Medium

What Men Should Understand About Sexist Microaggressions, DAME

Women in politics are the new, unexceptional normal / Washington Post 

How Do You Fix Facebook's Moderation Problem? Figure Out What Facebook Is, The Verge, with Catherine Buni  

#NotTheNanny: A Very Good Lesson in How Bias Works  - Huffington Post

Fake news and online harassment are more than social media byproducts — they’re powerful profit drivers - Salon

How white supremacist hatred drives acts of violence against powerful women - Salon

Dear Hillary, We Are Just Getting Start  - The Establishment

That Male Birth Control Story? Women Are Laughing Because We’re So Fed Up  - Huffington Post

Women Don't Need More Protection, We Need Less - Role Reboot

Good Men, What Now? These Politics are Clearly Personal - Huffington Post

Campus Protests Are Part of a Critique of White Male Privilege  - TIME

Why are We Keeping Boys Ignorant About Sexism - Role Reboot

Outrage Over The Trump Tape Is More Dangerous And Repugnant Than His Galling Misogyny - Huffington Post

The Election: Boys Are Watching, But Are Parents Saying Anything Meaningful? - Role Reboot

The problem with a technology revolution designed primarily for men - Quartz

How Police Still Fail Rape Victims - Rolling Stone

How Ted Cruz, Bernie Sanders and Other Men Play the Gender Card - TIME

Fact-Checking Is Largely Irrelevant Because Deceit Is Not What’s Causing Moral Outrage, Clinton’s Gender Is - Huffington Post

Violence Against Women, The Wage Gap and Homelessness - Huffington Post

The Election May Not Be ‘Normal,’ But It’s A Mistake To Portray Trump As ‘Abnormal’ - Role Reboot

In Orlando, as Usual, Domestic Violence Was Ignored Red Flag -  Rolling Stone

Why Did Judge Aaron Persky's Stanford Rape Decision Go Viral?  - Rolling Stone

Does Your Daughter Know It’s OK To Be Angry? - Role Reboot

Digital Assistants Are Almost All ‘Female’ Unless They Are The Most Powerful - Role Reboot

Would Fewer People Get Killed if More Police Officers Were Women?  - Women's Enews

DC Metro Rape Highlights Why Women Are Always Aware of Rape - Huffington Post

Don't Trumps Rape Metaphor Says More About Him Than Us - Huffington Post

The Secret Rules of the Internet, Verge, with Catherine Buni

How ‘The New York Times’ Erased Women From Its Healthcare Update - Role Reboot

The Impact of Sexualizing Female Politicians In Porn - The Establishment

Why Aren’t We Discussing How Men Feel About A Woman President? - The Establishment

Is Technology To Blame For Threats Against Female Journalists? - The Establishment and DAME

Women’s Health and Equality: Why We Supported Cecile Richards’ Speaking at A Catholic University - Huffington Post

Biology Doesn’t Write Laws: Hillary Clinton’s Bathroom Break Wasn’t As Trivial As Some Might Like to Think - Huffington Post

Online Harassment is a Social Problem That Requires a Social Response - Huffington Post

Washington Post Appointment Emblematic of Media Industry’s Persistent Marginalization of Women - Women's Media Center Feature

Online Harassment Insurance Is Useful, But It’s Another Tax On Women For Being Women  - Role Reboot

'Asking For It': It's Not Just Ariel Winter's Harassers, It's Our Culture -- Kate Harding on Her New Book - Huffington Post

Women Don’t Have To Be Raped For Rape To Shape Our Lives - Role Reboot

12 Reasons Why Gender Matters to Understanding Teenage Sexting - Huffington Post 

Why Won't She Go to the Police?' or How the Police Tolerate Gender-Based Violence in Their Own Ranks - Huffington Post

In Mixed Gender Groups, Can You Guess Who Talks The Most? - Role Reboot

Mass Shootings in the US: Masculinity, Masculinity, Masculinity - Huffington Post, Ms. Magazine

Why we need to take street harassment seriously  - Washington Post

Every Reason Your School's Gendered Dress Code Is Probably a Sexist Mess -  Huffington Post

'We Love Women': On The GOP's Endless Display Of Benevolent Sexism - Role Reboot

Women’s Equality Day Is Meaningless To Most People, But That’s Not An Accident - Role Reboot

It Doesn’t Matter If Women Change Their Names When They Marry, It Matters If Men Do - Role Reboot

Reddit row: The symbiosis of online sexism and tech’s gender gap - New Scientist

How Sexism and Implicit Bias Hurt Girls and Women's Health  - updated Huffington Post

A Primer On Online Misogyny: 'Revenge' Porn Is Only One Dimension - Huffington Post

The Daddy Wars: The Work/Family Problem We SHOULD Be Talking About - Huffington Post

How Sexism Affects Women's Health Every Day - Role Reboot

What Gender Stereotypes and Sexism Have to Do With Algorithms and Robots - Huffington Post

What Teenage Boys Should Know About Teenage Girls - Huffington Post

Supreme Court May Have Made Online Abuse Easier with Mary Anne Franks - TIME

10 leyes ridículamente sexistas que siguen vigentes en el mundo - Huffington 

What Exactly Does "It's a Man's World" Mean - Huffington

What Will It Take to Disrupt Hollywood Sexism?  - Role Reboot

Stop Minimizing Fraternity Misogyny - Huffington

Twitter’s Safety and Free Speech Tightrope - TIME

If the Pope Is Really Serious About Fair Pay Then He Should Make Altar Girls Mandatory - Huffington

All Teachers Should Be Trained To Overcome Their Hidden Biases - TIME

What Should High Schools Do? 44 Percent of Sexual Assaults Happen Before College - Huffington

How Did the FBI Miss More Than One Million Rapes?  - The Nation

Trigger Warnings Deconstruct Higher Ed's Biases - US News