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Online abuse can threaten livelihoods, damage mental health, lead to self-censorship, and even migrate offline. Members of the LGBTQ+ community are disproportionately targeted. According to a 2021 ADL/YouGov study, 64 percent of LGBTQ+ people experience online hate and harassment. From hateful slurs and sexual harassment to impersonation, account hacking, and doxing, abusive tactics are intended to intimidate, discredit, and silence. LGBTQ+ writers, journalists, creators, and activists—whose work increasingly requires an online presence—face a double bind.
But there are steps we can all take to protect ourselves and one another from online abuse. Join PEN America, GLAAD, NLGJA: The Association of LGBTQ Journalists, and the Trans Journalists Association for a free webinar series offering a crash course on digital safety and online abuse defense. Hear from folks on the front line, and exchange strategies for how to stay safe and fight back.
Session Dates: 12pm ET on 10/27, 11/9, & 11/18
- Session 1: Inside Baseball: Demystifying Anti-LGBTQ+ Online Abuse
- Session 2: Online Abuse Self-Defense Training
- Session 3: Hands-On Anti-Hacking, Anti-Doxing Workshop