#NotYourAsianSidekick is no "flash in the pan." In December, writer and organizer Suey Park was fed up. She started a conversation via Twitter, but it didn't stop there. With the help of 18 Million Rising, Park and other activists held a forum on how to go from conversation to action.
Twitter hashtags are a great way to start important conversations, but there's always room for the stupid. #MeninistTwitter creeped up on Monday night and it reveals just how little some folks know about feminism. Don't get offended. We shook our heads, but we are proud of the young women and men added some intelligence to the conversation.
Twitter naming Marjorie Scardino as the first female board member shouldn't be big news in 2013. But then again it is because of the well-earned social media beat down Twitter CEO Dick Costolo endured. Now, let's hope the boys at Twitter will take women being on the board seriously.
Apparently fixing gender disparity in STEM fields starts with understanding the brain of the female homo sapien. What do you get when you put a Fox News Host, a Fox News contributor and a Tea Party News Network representative in a cable studio? Guess.
When will people learn? Rape jokes and pictures from an African-themed party posted on Twitter, Instagram, etc., will get you an automatic trip to face an online firing squad. The editor who called a scientist an "urban whore" has resigned, but he's not the first offender and won't be the last.
It's not a bad hair day, but a hate crime day. In Sweden, after a pregnant woman was attacked in Stockholm, lots of Swedes have put on hijabs in solidarity. What's more politicians have joined in as did a high-profile TV journalist.
Women use Twitter more than men, according to the app Twee-Q and social media monitor