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Dammit, Reddit! A Letter To the Rotten Monolith

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“You had me convinced that there were redeemable parts of you, that your leadership was making you less of a cesspool, that, like literally any other group of people, you contained both decent humans and horrid man-babies who throw tantrums when anyone tries to tell them how to behave like a person. I may have been wrong.”

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Feminist Sexual Health App Screet is Getting a Queer Reboot

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Screet was created as part of the 2015 StartupBus competition, a roadtrip hackathon where folks on different buses develop startup projects on the road, by a team featuring Autostraddle’s very own Creatrix Tiara, and she’s the single person undertaking its second coming. As she builds momentum for the reboot, she set aside some precious moments to talk with me about where Screet comes from and where it’s going.

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Unplug Your Camping, Keep Your Nerd

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This year, I’m going to encourage everyone to unplug when they take their closest queer pack into the woods — as little tech as possible is the name of the game. But that doesn’t mean you need to give up your nerd.

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This Week In Privacy

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Privacy in a digital age is always a hairy subject. Here are a few recent developments, from the legality of NSA practices to a creepy-beautiful art installation.

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Apps For Your Gay Money

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“Money is REALLY hard. And just…there has to be a better way, ya know? There has to be a better way to money than the way I (and probably a lot of us) are moneying right now.”