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Series of undressed, headless white mannequins lined up in an empty store.
Issue 43 by Cameron G. on November 16th, 2016
Presumption of a disposable income, able-bodied access and ability to use any tool, while prioritizing heterosexual monogamy, whiteness and cis identity, all create a sex toy culture that rejects and erases marginalized users.
Photo of brightly-colored marbles, suspended in air over a field.
Issue 32 by Dr. Nicole Forsgren & Jez Humble on February 4th, 2016
Two ideas conspire to drive underrepresented groups from the field: the belief that innate ability and brilliance are required to succeed; and the belief that certain groups of people do not have that innate brilliance.
Person pictured behind sheets, pressing their hand against the fabric.
2015 Year in Review by Stephanie Morillo on December 16th, 2015
Protecting yourself online takes time, money and privilege.
A keyboard with the keys lit up in rainbow colors.
Issue 30 by Emily Horsman on November 23rd, 2015
We continue to arbitrarily trust the judgements of white, able-bodied, neurotypical cis dudes to define personhood in the digital world.
A beautiful chandelier with a shapely black center and rich, gold curves waterfalling from it.
Issue 25 by Neal Ulrich on August 11th, 2015
Making as a gay man is a political statement that I will not be relegated to the periphery of society, seen as inconsequential, or be without the power to shape my own world and the worlds of others.
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Issue 20 by Cameron G. on April 30th, 2015
As much as social media activism has evolved, it cannot escape its dependency on oppressive norms, ripping the legitimacy of movements from their creators.
A street in Cuba, electric wires hanging in between lines of storefronts and residences. It's a beautiful sunny day and people are walking down the street in the distance.
Issue 19 by Daniel José Older on April 8th, 2015
The changing faces and storefronts reveal another chapter in the long ugly history of race and power.
Sand, with a dry, cracked chasm splitting it.
Issue 18 by Korin Reid on March 18th, 2015
The gap between my experience as a black woman in tech, and what others perceive of that experience.
Desks and chairs in a classroom.
Issue 17 by Anonymous Author on February 24th, 2015
In an industry where black, Latina, and indigenous womyn make up less than 3% of the field, we know that walking through those code school doors, we will be outliers.
Scrabble game with hiring-related words including 'resume' and 'application'.
Hiring by Anna on November 19th, 2014
Most “get into tech” programs are only accessible to computer science students and rich people. The rest of us are left behind.