A transgender activist, an Egyptian blogger, and a porn star explain the crucial identities connected to names they weren't born with.
By blaming specific subcultures, we ignore a much larger and more troubling social pathology.
Twitter has created its own buzzing, digital agora, but when users want to speak amongst themselves, they tend to leave for another platform. It's a social network that helps you find people to talk to—but barely lets you do any talking.
In Love Child, documentary filmmaker Valerie Veatch explores how virtual worlds encourage us to erase the boundary between digital and real, no matter the consequences.
We often judge the Internet based on the relatively few stories of success—where democratization seems to operate—rather than the millions of failures. Viral is the exception, big broadcasts—and lonely voices whistling in the digital hurricane—are the norm.
The decline in religiosity in the U.S. is accompanied by a rise in Internet access. But the factors determining faith are far more complicated than a Wi-Fi connection.