The goal of abusers is to silence the people they target and exclude them from the public sphere. Of course, in a world where our lives are conducted almost entirely online (especially now), this is an unacceptable outcome. So what can you do if you’re targeted with gender-based harassment or online sexual harassment? While there’s no single, prescriptive solution or response to these situations, here are a few suggestions and best practices.
Author: Terri Harel
Terri Harel leads programs and content as Executive Director of OnlineSOS. Previously she led product marketing at Classy.org, co-founded a platform for nonprofits, & served as a managing editor for a nonprofit news venture.