#GoodRead | Online sexism is so out of control that we can no longer ignore it

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by Official GDC [CC BY 2.0], via Flickr

"Online sexism is so out of control that we can no longer ignore it":

The internet has to be a way to speak truth to power and to hold the powerful to account – not a way for the powerful or the abusive to silence the truth. We need to be able to express anger, disagreement or contempt in an argument – and it’s really important in a democracy for those in power to see the strength of feeling about decisions they take.
But, just as we would on the streets, in the pub or at work, we have to challenge misogyny, racism, homophobia and intimidation or threats against others that are designed to silence debate.

Read Yvette Cooper's full article at The Guardian here…