The unfortunate side effects of well-intentioned hashtags like #YouKnowMe

It's OK if you don't want to explain your choices or relive your trauma on social media.

On May 16, 2019 by Nayomi Reghay

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Swipe This! My happiest Facebook Memories are making me miserable

No one asked to be ambushed by flashbacks when they opened their laptop.

On Mar 25, 2019 by Nayomi Reghay

'Vote shaming' needs to go, it's only causing anguish over a form of political self-expression.

‘Vote shaming’ isn’t helping anyone

Voting is more complicated than filling out a ballot.

On Nov 6, 2018 by Ana Valens

Anthony Torres, who was homeless, was recorded shaving on a commuter train and mocked online.

Man who went viral for shaving on a train speaks out about being mocked

Maybe it's time to stop shaming strangers for doing essentially harmless things.

On Sep 18, 2018 by Samantha Grasso

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Overcoming the silence of growing up Black, gay, and with an immigrant father

I didn't choose my father, my sexuality, or my skin color—but I did choose to stop being silent.

On Jun 28, 2018 by Prince Shakur

Stormy Daniels claims her alleged affair with Donald Trump isn't a #MeToo moment.

Stormy Daniels’ story isn’t just about Trump—it’s about women being silenced

Daniels' appearance on '60 Minutes' was a way of pushing back.

On Mar 26, 2018 by Ana Valens

The internet is dogging on this guy who says the vagina stays stretched out each time someone has sex, which is scientifically false.

Can someone please tell this man that the vagina is not like a rotting piece of tuna?

This isn't a sex education lesson, but a cautionary tale not to f**k rotting fish.

On Feb 16, 2018 by Samantha Grasso

George H.W. Bush alongside a photo of him with Jordana Grolnick

George H.W. Bush’s condition shouldn’t invalidate that his accusers feel violated

Don't shame women for coming forward—even if Bush's age may be a valid excuse.

On Oct 27, 2017 by Samantha Grasso

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12-year-old girl commits suicide after teacher harassed her for period stains

The teacher gave her a 'duster cloth' for a sanitary pad, too.

On Sep 14, 2017 by Samantha Grasso

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John Legend wants to split the shaming with Chrissy Teigen

Equal opportunity shaming.

On May 12, 2016 by Michelle Jaworski

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Kinsey Reporter wants you to catalog your sex acts for science

It also hopes to de-stigmatize fetishes and track sexual assault.

On May 3, 2016 by Cynthia McKelvey

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Chrissy Teigen gets shamed for leaving the house without her newborn

Gasp, she went to dinner with her husband.

On Apr 25, 2016 by Lyz Lenz

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My mother, the psychopath: One woman’s story of abuse

With little support, both online and in real life, where do children of psychopaths turn?

On Apr 23, 2016 by Selene Nelson

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Why all y’all hating on Little Caesars, fam?

Shut up and eat your cheesy bread.

On Oct 2, 2015 by Miles Klee

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Homeless people don’t need our shame—they need housing reform

This is what happens when well-off people attack the poor.

On Aug 27, 2015 by Kasia Pilat