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Eugenics Is Influencing Dating Apps and Other Forms of Tech

While touting tech “advancements” as being explicitly based in eugenics or scientific racism may be out of fashion, that doesn’t mean it’s not happening. CW/TW: this article contains mentions of anti-Black racism, anti-Semitism, ableism, forced sterilization, and chattel slavery. By Vanessa Taylor With apps like Tinder and Bumble, dating has taken on a new appearance....


What Gender Is My Brain? The Dangerous Phrenology of “Brain Sex”

History raises cause for concern about the stakes associated with relying upon brain imaging to dictate the source of transgender identity. By Alex Verman When POSE actress Indya Moore tweeted about a “biologically female penis” in February, it created exactly the kind of reaction you might expect. The replies to her tweet are gleefully cruel,...


It’s Still Censorship: On the CDC Banned Word List

In choosing to even suggest censoring certain terms, the federal government only continues its long tradition of wielding the narrative to its pleasure, with dangerous consequences for the rest of us. Recent media reports cited an alleged directive by the US administration to prohibit the use of seven words in documents related to the 2019...