The Lid Has Been Blown Off

It’s no secret that the Internet has provided a platform for pathetic, hateful losers to spew their invective from the safe, warm confines of their laptop screen’s glow. And there are few places where this screed oozes more freely than at the intersection of women, sports and social media. Journalist Julie Dicaro shares her story (which, sadly, is anything but unique) in Sports Illustrated: Threats. Vitriol. Hate. The ugly truth about women in sports and social media.

+ The BBC’s Sarah Teale was harassed while she was doing a report about harassment.

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