Does Social Media Help or Hurt Feminism?

February 10, 2014

The internet offers a variety of ways for feminists to connect and share information, especially with social media.  But the internet has become a dangerous place for women who choose to speak out, and it turns out that the ensuing conflict is not always with people who oppose feminism; it can be between feminists themselves.

The National Public Radio show “Tell Me More” addressed this conflict in a story titled, “Mean Girls Online: Can We Draw A Line In Social Media?”  You can listen to an interview between host Michel Martin and several writers, or read the full transcript and highlights.

Read the article here.


Casey O'Leary
Casey O’Leary is a writer and children’s librarian. She is passionate about reading and helping children find the “perfect book.” In 2012, she fulfilled a dream by completing her master’s degree in library science from Indiana University. Casey blogs at After the Closet and is a frequent contributor to Christian Feminism Today.


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