When Black people ask for accountability, terms like “Woke Film Twitter” are deployed as dog-whistles to minimize, sensationalize, and deflect. This essay discusses a suicide attempt. This past Thursday, a traumatic family event removed me from the cesspool that is social media.
In stan culture, the anonymity on social media collide with celebrity worship, spawning a toxic environment that rewards obsessive and violent behaviour. “Halsey Is Very Sorry for Accidentally Calling for Another 9/11” is a headline that I never would have imagined
The act of thinking about Black art and its meaning in a larger cultural context is equally as important as the final creation. By Stephanie Smith-Strickland Over the last two years we’ve seen films like Black Panther — Ryan Coogler’s triumphant diaspora-spanning
Sex workers are shadow-banned, locked out of our accounts, and even banned from the platforms that we helped bring to prominence simply for daring to exist. This essay contains mentions of r/pe threats, suicide, whorephobic rhetoric, and child abuse. By Adrie Rose “We've
The 'Hustlers' Twitter campaign should have been an opportunity to share the hustle of actual sex workers, but they found themselves marginalized yet again. This essay contains discussions of sexual violence, whorephobia/anti-sex work sentiment, and mentions r/pe By Adrie Rose Hustlers has potential.