In the latest episode of On The Rag, based on the podcast of the same name, watch as Alex Casey, Michele A’Court and Leonie Hayden wrestle with the positives and perils of being a woman online.
In episode three of our On the Rag web series, we explore the ways that the promised utopia of the internet turned into a flaming hellfire for women, people of colour and members of the LGBTQIA+ community. Alex Casey visits a high school to see how teen girls are coping with the pressures of Instagram, Leonie Hayden talks to Golriz Ghahraman and Meg de Ronde about the trauma of online abuse, and Michéle A’Court meets her online pal Caitlin Spice, who was able to forge her identity online before taking it IRL.
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