It would be impossible to pinpoint exactly what or who shaped the numerous aspects of my gender identity over my lifetime. One thing I’m certain of is that the internet has played a profound role in this process.
Without delving too deeply into the angsty idiosyncrasies of genderqueer adolescence, here’s a list of five things the internet taught me about gender that I would probably never have learnt from traditional media:
Ladar Levison, in a statement released by The Guardian, identified the US government’s misuse of the legal system as a key factor in the shut down of his company Lavabit.
Gone are the days of in-store customer satisfaction comment cards. The Internet provides people with the option to give immediate feedback on goods and services they consume and some are even getting paid to do so through mystery shopping.
“Criminals” can be ethical. Sometimes, it’s the law that’s at fault and not the people who run foul of it.