Sexist Social Media? Our senior opinions producer and blogger Alexandra LeTellier, always a proponent of the conversations that spring up through social media, has written about her own realization about the gender inequities that still remain on Twitter and Facebook.
Further inspired by Laura Bates’ recent story in the Guardian, LeTellier’s eyes were opened when she realized just how many conversations and posts made light of issues like rape and domestic violence.
So read the rest of her article, follow her on Twitter and ask yourself: Should users, or companies, do more to combat discussions that wade too far into sexist waters?

Sexist Social Media? Our senior opinions producer and blogger Alexandra LeTellier, always a proponent of the conversations that spring up through social media, has written about her own realization about the gender inequities that still remain on Twitter and Facebook.

Further inspired by Laura Bates’ recent story in the GuardianLeTellier’s eyes were opened when she realized just how many conversations and posts made light of issues like rape and domestic violence.

So read the rest of her articlefollow her on Twitter and ask yourself: Should users, or companies, do more to combat discussions that wade too far into sexist waters?

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    this was interesting. favorite thing I got out of it: http://www.everydaysexism.com/
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