Inside Google’s complicated relationship with a pro-slavery troll
Will the real Justine Tunney please stand up?
One man’s purple pedicure became a beacon of hope for cancer research
The gesture became so much more than a chance to brighten Valerie's day; it became a way to give back.
What the debate on force means for the battle to legally define rape
No means no—but so does silence.
The difference between the two trending hashtags for the kidnapped Nigerian girls
The latest hashtag campaign to rescue the kidnapped Nigerian schoolgirls is problematic in a number of ways.
PBS imagines a future for fandom that’s already a reality
Idea Channel's predictions for the possibilities of fandom are easy to swallow—probably because they're already happening.
Homobiles: The Uber for San Francisco’s LGBT community
Homobiles is a queer San Francisco car service with the slogan “Moes gettin’ hoes where they needz to goes.”
The self-fulfilling prophecy that ensures everything sucks
If you want to believe everything sucks, it will.
Everything you need to know about Copyright Week
Each day of this week will be devoted to a different reason Internet activists want to defeat the Trans-Pacific Partnership.
‘The video the NSA doesn’t want you to watch’ debuts in NYC
"The NSA Video" was the centerpiece of a Fight for the Future and Demand Progress rally at New York University Tuesday.
Woman sues Getty Images over unwanted appearance in HIV campaign
The stock-photo giant is at the heart of a distressing mix-up.
“Funny, frustrated, and fat”: Changing the fatshion dialogue
One woman's Tumblr is gaining some attention for its skewering of so-called plus-size fashion, but is the media attention causing more harm than good?
The 15 best Facebook pictures supporting gay rights
Almost as soon as the red equals signs began cropping up, there were remixes and re-remixes galore.
Social media helps mobilize Aboriginal protests in Canada
Idle No More has been described as the Occupy movement of Canada.
#Activist: A timeline of online activism and slacktivism
In the age of the online petition and the one-click retweet, what's the difference between being an activist and a total slacker?