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My Thoughts on Incels: An Online Subculture

Otherwise known as a “misogynistic internet hate group”, incels – Involuntary celibates – are members of an online subculture who define themselves as being unable to find a romantic or sexual partner despite desiring one, a state they describe as “inceldom.” According to Urban Dictionary, “incels are people (usually male) who have a horrible personality and treat women like they are sexual objects and thinks their lack of a sex life comes from being ugly when its really just their blatant sexism and terrible attitude.” 745 more words

Writing

Wild At Heart

Tove DanovichTopic | May 2017 | 12 minutes (2,954 words)

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Internet culture and ‘prosumption’

Early Internet culture and the rise of ‘prosumption’
When we speak of Internet culture we are not talking about an unchanging abstract idea but a collection of shape shifting assemblages originating from customs, skills and narratives materialising in real time into digital artefacts for users to consume and work with. 2,372 more words

Introduction

Hello fellow podcast lovers, and welcome!

This blog features my intersectional feminist take on podcasts that I listen to and the related issues on- and offline. 610 more words

Criticism

Steven Universe and Expectations of Minorities [Spoilers]

There are a lot of things that can be said about Steven Universe.  My personal favourite internet hot take is Rantasmo’s Steven Universe Needs More Gay… 1,533 more words

Criticism