Online Abuse

  • Visible Women

    This is how Conservative MP Kemi Badenoch deals with Twitter abuse

    Online abuse is often hurled at female MPs – and Badenoch says it “changed the way” she uses Twitter.

    Posted by
    Moya Crockett
    Published
  • Visible Women

    This singer is receiving death threats for performing in her bra

    Pop star Zere is experiencing a backlash after writing an anthem about women’s empowerment.

    Posted by
    Moya Crockett
    Published
  • Visible Women

    Someone tried to slut-shame this politician – and she wasn’t having any of it

    “I am here today to tell my faceless bullies that I cannot be shamed into quitting, because I am not ashamed.”

    Posted by
    Moya Crockett
    Published
  • People

    Kelly Marie Tran pens blistering essay about Star Wars harassers

    “I am the first woman of colour to have a leading role in a Star Wars movie… And I am just getting started.”

    Posted by
    Moya Crockett
    Published
  • Online abuse activist Seyi Akiwowo
    Visible Women

    This former councillor wants to end online harassment for good

    The former London councillor launched an advocacy group called Glitch, which tackles online abuse of women, after finding herself a target for trolls

    Posted by
    Hannah-Rose Yee
    Published
  • Life

    The rising levels of abuse in women's football

    As the profile of the women’s game rises, so have reports of harassment and sexist discrimination.

    Posted by
    Moya Crockett
    Published
  • Life

    Twitter is "a toxic place for women" says Amnesty International

    The human rights organisation has called out Twitter for failing to protect women from abuse on the platform

    Posted by
    Megan Murray
    Published
  • Life

    This is how the online abuse of women politicians is affecting our democracy

    New research shows Theresa May gets three times as many comments on her appearance as Jeremy Corbyn.

    Posted by
    Moya Crockett
    Published
  • Life

    We should all celebrate the deletion of ‘Deepfake’ celebrity porn videos

    It’s a rare sign of online platforms stepping in to protect women.

    Posted by
    Moya Crockett
    Published
  • Life

    “Toxic tweets from the past are bad, but the frenzied reaction is worse”

    "Whatever happened to empathy? It’s time to reassess."

    Posted by
    Anna Brech
    Published