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Your Menstrual App Is Probably Selling Data About Your Body

Using a menstruapp can mean telling the app regularly if you went out, drank, smoked, had an orgasm, what your poop looked like, if your skin is clear, how you feel, and if your vaginal discharge has a strong odor or looks like cottage cheese.
Sarah Burke
5.11.18
Opinion
Opinion

I’m a Trans Teen—Stop Talking About My Genitalia Under the Guise of ‘Privacy’

Proponents of anti-trans "bathroom bills" say the laws are meant to protect the privacy of cisgendered Americans. What about my privacy?
Grace Dolan-Sandrino
4.10.17
saddest calendar on the internet
saddest calendar on the internet

Republicans Back Bill that Would Let Companies Force Genetic Tests on Employees

The genetic testing bill, currently overshadowed by the push to dismantle the Affordable Care Act, would allow for companies to ask workers invasive questions about their health. Opponents say it could also allow for employers to impose financial...
Amanda Arnold
3.10.17
reproductive rights
reproductive rights

Sofia Vergara Is Being Sued by Her Own Embryos

The lawsuit, which was filed in Louisiana yesterday, lists female embryos "Emma'' and "Isabella" as plaintiffs. The suit is the latest move by Vergara's ex-fiance to gain custody of the embryos—and could also have huge implications for abortion rights.
Kimberly Lawson
12.7.16
crime
crime

In Many States, It's Still Legal for Creeps to Photograph Up Your Skirt

A court recently ruled that a Georgia man can't be convicted of invasion of privacy for following a woman and videotaping up her skirt while she grocery shopped.
Kimberly Lawson
7.20.16
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kanye west

Kim and Kanye May Have Illegally Recorded Taylor Swift’s Phone Call

According to a privacy lawyer, Kimye could potentially face legal sanction if they recorded that phone call without Taylor Swift's knowledge.
Leah Carroll
7.18.16
revenge porn
revenge porn

How to Protect Your Nude Selfies From Vengeful Ex-Boyfriends and Trolls

Women are disproportionately targeted for hacking, online abuse and harassment. We spoke with a female cyber-security specialist about the best ways to guard your sensitive information (nudes, sexts, horny emails).
Natasha Vargas-Cooper
5.26.16