How Women Experience Sexual Harassment Online

Latoya PetersonAugust 6, 2015 – Hour 1

We begin the show with an archive edition of The Marc Steiner Show on the topic of Cyber Sexual Harassment. The blogosphere can be a very hostile environment for female bloggers, readers and commenters. Our panel of guests talked about why so many women are experiencing harassment online, and what can be done to create safe spaces on the net.

With: Danielle Citron, Professor at the University of Maryland Law School whose research examines cyber gender harassment and the hostile environment that many women face online; Latoya Peterson, editor and blogger at, whose writing appears in the anthology Yes Means Yes: Visions of Female Sexual Power and a World Without Rape; and Jill Filipovic, blogger at who has also written for the Huffington Post, Alternet, and The Yale Journal of Law and Feminism, and whose work also appears in Yes Means Yes: Visions of Female Sexual Power and a World Without Rape.

Written by Marc Steiner

Marc Steiner

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