Quickies: Harassment as hate crime, Snapchat filters freeing abuse survivors to speak out, and anti-suffragette postcards
- Nottinghamshire police to record misogyny and harassment against women as hate crimes – “Nottinghamshire Police announced crimes ranging from harassment on the street to aggressive physical approaches will be recorded as hate crimes, becoming the first force in the country to change its definition.” From Donna.
- Snapchat filters free sex abuse survivors to talk – “Yusuf Omar, the mobile editor at the Hindustan Times has been using the filters to disguise the faces of women he interviews, while still allowing facial expressions to be visible.
“Eyes are the window to the soul,” says Yusuf. “And because of the face-mapping technology that Snapchat uses to make these filters work you don’t lose that.” From cerberus40.
- Women in Science card game – A neat educational game and you can also try out the online version too. Instead of sets of cards, you make labs of scientists!
- Vintage anti-suffragette propaganda postcards – From Donna.