"It’s easy to feel like the tech culture is just normal and how the industry is or should be. And that’s the moment of maturity - going from 'oh, this is how it is' to feeling like no, this is wrong and this isn’t how it should be."
Issue 27 on September 15th, 2015
The industries we know and love are being built on our free labor, our hunt for “experience,” and our naivety about our worth.
Issue 24 on July 22nd, 2015
I spoke to the founders and editors of Femsplain, CirclePlus.co, Black Girl Nerds, Thurst and Autostraddle to find out what it takes to create safe spaces online.
Issue 24 on July 20th, 2015
The subjugation of Black people will never end until white people confront their desire to see Black bodies suffer.
Issue 21 on May 18th, 2015
Beauty is a litmus test for white supremacy: the closer your ability to pass as white, the better your chance of being deemed beautiful, and the further your chances from being killed.
Issue 20 on April 27th, 2015
There are a variety of shows featuring other professions that portray diverse, dynamic, likeable characters. Why can’t we have the same for STEM careers?
Issue 18 on March 16th, 2015
Only the stories of those who are entirely sympathetic, that did all the right things, that say all the right words - those who have the privilege to speak publicly - will be heard.
Surveillance on October 6th, 2014
Our picture of surveillance needs to factor in not just tech developments, but the cultural standards that have bred surveillance, especially towards black culture, as part and parcel in our world.