Needs No Introduction

Steph Guthrie on online violence

| December 9, 2012


Title: Steph Guthrie on online violence
Album: Needs No Introduction
Year: 2012
Genre: Other
Length: 0:11:55 minutes (10.93 MB)
Format: 44.1kHz, 128Kbps

Show Notes:

Needs No Introduction

Steph Guthrie is a communications professional and community organizer based in Toronto. She is the founder and executive director of Women in Toronto Politics where she coordinates events to promote discussion in Toronto politics on and off council floor. This past summer she led a spontaneous effort to hold the maker of a misogynistic game against feminist pop culture critic Anita Sar-kee-si-an accountable. Most recently she organized take back the night block parties in areas of Toronto affected by a string of sexual assaults.

She spoke at Speak UP! an event organized at the Centre for Social Innovation in memory of the Montreal Massacre. Guthrie explained how online misogyny can be fought using social and legal tools.