UK Treasury office with transgender flag emoji

Why the U.K. Treasury is being bombarded with trans flag emojis

It is the only way people can push back.

On Jan 23, 2023 by Chris Stokel-Walker

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaking outside (l) woman with paint on face speaking (c) Viola Davis in front of gray background (r)

False claim that Iran sentenced 15,000 protesters to death spread by celebs and politicians

The claim stems from a news article that went viral last week.

On Nov 15, 2022 by Jacob Seitz

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‘We literally all need to walk out’: Nurse practitioner says general nurse strike is imminent

'The corruption and greed in healthcare is out of control.'

On Oct 20, 2022 by Tricia Crimmins

Protestors take part during a demonstration in front of the Iranian embassy in Brussels, Belgium on Sept. 23, 2022, following the death of Mahsa Amini.

Inside Iran, protesters remain unfazed by the regime’s high-tech crackdown

Facial recognition tech and internet shutdowns aren't slowing the movement.

On Oct 13, 2022 by Kunwar Khuldune Shahid

Protesters holding signs 'Is Hijab a choice Mesha Amini died after being arrested and beaten savagely by the morality police in Iran, responsible for enforcing the obligation for Iranian women to wear the veil in Tehra'

‘Anonymous’-affiliated hackers claim to take down Iranian websites in support of protests

The death of a 22-year-old has led to widespread protests in Iran.

On Sep 21, 2022 by Mikael Thalen

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Sri Lankans built an online network to weather economic crises—then used it to topple the government

The groundwork already existed.

On Jul 13, 2022 by Kunwar Khuldune Shahid

white woman putting red paint on hand caption 'A handprint over your mouth is NOT your RvW protest cosplay' (l) mural indigenous woman with red paint on mouth writing 'NO MORE STOLEN SISTERS' (c) woman with jacket with red handprint on back caption 'Stop co-opting indigenous movements' (r)

Indigenous TikToker calls out Roe v Wade protesters for co-opting imagery used to protest murdered and missing Native American women

'The bottom line is do NOT co-opt.'

On Jul 6, 2022 by Jack Alban

Man eating burrito in crosswalk blocking traffic for protesters caption 'thank u to this guy eating his burrito blocking cars for protesters to march' (l) cars stopped before cross walk caption'thank u to this guy eating his burrito blocking cars for protesters to march' (c) Man eating burrito in crosswalk blocking traffic for protesters caption 'thank u to this guy eating his burrito blocking cars for protesters to march' (r)

‘Man has his priorities in order’: Man stops traffic to eat burrito during Roe v. Wade protest so that people can march

'Not all heroes wear capes.'

On Jun 29, 2022 by Lauren Castro

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Man says he lives in Amy Coney Barrett’s old house and is ‘gearing up to get hate crimed’

'What I don’t get is that people think she still lived there.'

On Jun 28, 2022 by Melina Khan

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‘This isn’t something for you to capitalize on’: Woman criticizes men who are filming pro-choice protests, sparking debate

'There’s a difference between documenting and exploiting!!!'

On Jun 27, 2022 by Kathleen Wong

man at protest with caption 'who needs tinder? we have abortion protests'

‘75% of the guys there’: Man jokes about going to pro-choice protests to pick up women

'This is why we don’t trust men.'

On Jun 27, 2022 by Jack Alban

LAPD on highway in riot gear (l) Jodie Sweetin (c) woman pushed to ground being helped up by protestors (r)

‘Full House’ star Jodie Sweetin shoved to the ground by police at L.A. protest

Sweetin joined pro-choice protesters rallying against the SCOTUS decision on Roe v. Wade.

On Jun 27, 2022 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

Student in cap and gown handing president of university small pride flag caption 'POV: the president of your university thinks being LGBTQ+ is a 'lifestyle choice' and a 'morality issue' so you decide to give him a gift at graduation' (l) Student handing president of university small pride flag caption 'POV: the president of your university thinks being LGBTQ+ is a 'lifestyle choice' and a 'morality issue' so you decide to give him a gift at graduation' (c) student handing president of university small pride flag caption 'POV: the president of your university thinks being LGBTQ+ is a 'lifestyle choice' and a 'morality issue' so you decide to give him a gift at graduation' (r)

Graduating students at Seattle Pacific University protest anti-LGBTQ employment policy

'The smirk on miss ma’am in the background...'

On Jun 14, 2022 by Jack Alban

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The voices defining Web3: Is there a First Amendment right to assemble in the metaverse?

'The general stance on this surveillance is that it will ultimately kill free speech.'

On May 4, 2022 by Louise Macaraniag

young woman in hoody (l) people on sidewalk with signs (c) same young woman giving thumbs up (r) all with caption 'Planned Parenthood hack: dress like a boy so they don't harass you'

‘Smart, but no one should have to do this’: TikToker dresses ‘like a boy’ to not get harassed outside of Planned Parenthood, sparking debate

'This is also a general hack for walking around anywhere.'

On Apr 6, 2022 by Braden Bjella