All too often, people targeted for this form of online sexual harassment – sextortion – hear that they’re to blame. But Thorn and HeartMob have your back.
Despite some of the headlines, not all harassers are unreasonable. If you feel safe, you can use counterspeech to challenge harassment, hate speech, and discriminatory attitudes online.
If you’ve been on social media, you’ve seen fake news. Some of it’s just silly, but a lot of it libels and denigrates people who are working for change and liberation – and it’s even used against regular people to discourage us from speaking our minds. HeartMob has put together a handy graphic to help you understand what it’s all about.
A New York Times article posted this morning misrepresented Hollaback!’s online harassment work through its HeartMob program.