A Story About Processing Sexual Trauma In The Digital Age

Trigger Warning: Sexual Assault Unsplash / Wladislaw-Peljuchno It’s 3 a.m. and I get on Twitter because I can’t sleep. I scroll through hundreds of posts, nearly every single one about Bill Cosby or Brett Kavanaugh and the respective sexual assault cases against them. “Believe women!” some people seem to be…

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Trumps Shadow Banning Claim Isnt Twitters Worst Problem

There’s a not-so-subtle irony to the president of the United States tweeting that Twitter is suppressing prominent conservative voices in America—and almost instantly receiving tens of thousands of likes, retweets, and replies. But such are the times. On Thursday, in the early morning hours typically reserved for tweets bashing China…

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Girl Goes Viral On Twitter For Delivering All The Real Facts About Vaccines And People Cant Thank Her Enough

Twitter user tsharp did us all a favor recently by presenting the facts about vaccines in a thouroughly modern way. She began a thread that perfectly illustrated the fallacies of the main anti-vaxxer arguments (mercury, autism etc.) using cartoons and GIFs to keep the easily distracted reader engaged. Twitter user…

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Giant ‘Trump Baby’ balloon approved to fly

On Twitter former UKIP leader Nigel Farage said the plan was “the biggest insult to a sitting US President ever”. Image copyright Jason Hawkes Image caption Campaigners claim the figure reflects Mr Trump’s character as an “angry baby” Under the plans the inflatable will be allowed to fly for two…

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This Terrifying Diagram Shows Exactly How The Thai Soccer Team Was Rescued From The Cave

All 12 boys and their soccer coach have been rescued from a Thai cave complex after a two-week ordeal that gripped the world. Because the team was trapped in an underground tunnel, 2 1/2 miles from the mouth of the cave, getting them out was difficult. The boys had to…

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A Glowing Red ‘Blood Moon’ In July Will Be The Longest Lunar Eclipse In A Century Here’s How To See It

A blood moon — and the longest lunar eclipse of the 21st century — will occur on the night of July 27 and the morning of July 28. The total eclipse is set to last for 1 hour and 43 minutes. The eclipse will only be visible in the Eastern Hemisphere. July is shaping…

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Tom Daley and husband become parents

Skip Instagram post by dlanceblack Welcome to the world little Robbie Ray. Thank you for bringing so much love and light with you. And thank you to those who helped make our dream of having a family into this wonderful reality. ❤️#AFamily #HappyBirthday 👨‍👨‍👦 A post shared by Dustin Lance…

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Maxine Waters Cancels Events After ‘Very Serious Death Threat’

Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Calif.) has canceled weekend events in Alabama and Texas due to a “very serious death threat,” according to a statement reported by CNN Thursday. The threat follows Waters’ controversial call to protesters to confront members of the Trump administration in public over their support for the president’s zero…

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Her tweet echoed Sarah Huckabee Sanders, but her story ended very differently

Image: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images They both got kicked out of different restaurants on Friday. But only one suffered unjust treatment. While White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders used her government Twitter account on Saturday to criticize a private business that politely asked her to leave, Charlotte Clymer shared a…

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