Cybersexism: Sex, Gender and Power on the Internet by Laurie Penny

By Laurie Penny

‘The net was once imagined to be for everyone... thousands came upon their voices during this courageous new on-line global; it gave unheard plenty the distance to talk to one another with out limits, throughout borders, either actual and social. It was once purported to free up us from gender. yet as progressively more of our day-by-day lives migrated online, it appeared it did topic in the event you have been a boy or a girl.’

It's a difficult time to be a lady on the net. during the last generations, the political map of human kinfolk has been redrawn by way of feminism and by way of adjustments in expertise. jointly they pose questions on the character and company of society which are deeply difficult to these in strength, and in either instances, the backlash is on. during this courageous new international, old-style sexism is making itself felt in new and scary methods.

In Cybersexism, Laurie Penny is going to the darkish center of the problem and asks why threats of rape and violence are getting used to attempt to silence girl voices, analyses the constitution of on-line misogyny, and makes a case for genuine freedom of speech – for everybody.

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