When the Lights Went Out in Moore County

I want to be very clear: we are witnessing a coordinated campaign of violence and intimidation against LGBTQ people, and if it is substantiated that anti-LGBTQ assailants attempted to cut power for 40,000 people in order to have a drag show cancelled–and I suspect it will be–that is the definition…

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Award-winning documentary sheds light on being ‘Black in the Newsroom’ 

Media 2070’s award-winning documentary Black in the Newsroom gives insight into the hurdles many Black journalists experience. The 15-minute film follows journalist Elizabeth Montgomery as she navigates anti-Blackness in the media and explores its pervasive harm to society. “When Black journalists like Elizabeth are marginalized and pushed out of journalism, the…

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Google Isn’t [Automatically] Deleting Users’ Abortion-Related Data, Despite Post-Roe Promise

A spokesperson for Google told the Guardian that the company’s promised policy change has taken effect, without confirming exactly when it began. The spokesperson noted that “users can turn Web & App Activity off at any time, delete all or part of their data manually, or choose to automatically delete…

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Women in Cybersecurity

According to a 2013 study conducted by growth strategy consulting and research firm Frost and Sullivan, women made up only 11% of the global cybersecurity workforce. While that research was rather narrow in terms of the job roles and types of cybersecurity it included, everybody concurred that female representation in…

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Kanye West Attacks Mother Of George Floyd’s Daughter Over $250M Lawsuit: ‘You Better Get You Some Business’

He compared losing his Adidas partnership and being publicly criticized to the murder of George Floyd.“So when I questioned the death of George Floyd, it hurt my people,” he said. “I want to apologize. Because God has showed me by what Adidas is doing, by what the media is doing,…

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Bilingual in sarcasm y solidaridad – Scalawag

“We needed a space for Latinos, Black folk, Native folk, Asian people—anybody—to exist and not just be traumatized groups that get exploited,” Arreguin explained.When the pandemic hit, the founders paused the podcast to deal with job furloughs, mental health, and advocacy work in the wake of George Floyd’s murder. But…

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GLAAD CEO blasts anti-LGBTQ pols, social media companies after Club Q shooting

Sarah Kate Ellis shares her thoughts on the Colorado Springs massacre with GMA3 and called out rising anti-LGBTQ rhetoric. Source: GLAAD CEO blasts anti-LGBTQ pols, social media companies after Club Q shooting

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Spanish-language disinformation growing with escalating political rhetoric | The Hill

Lea este artículo en español aquí.Communists. Election fraud. Great replacement. With just days to go before the midterms, the tone of political rhetoric is rising and bringing a heavy dose of disinformation with it, including in Spanish, where false claims are percolating among one of the fastest-growing electorates.Much of it…

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