IG Stories

Fighting Transgender Discrimination (with Janet Mock)

Noisemakers – Spotify Studios/TIME’S UP

We’re talking to transgender women about what they go through at work, and how to be a good ally. Ashley and Chelsea call up their friend Charlotte Clymer, from The Human Rights Campaign. Vandy Beth Glenn shares her story about how she was fired for being transgender and the influential lawsuit that followed. And New York Times Bestselling author Janet Mock speaks with Robin Bauldwin about her experience growing up as a trans woman of color in a tiny town full of people who aren’t at all like her.


16 April 2019


Hackers Could Read Your Hotmail, MSN, and Outlook Emails by Abusing Microsoft Support

Joseph Cox – Motherboard

Hackers abused a Microsoft customer support portal that allowed them to read the emails of any non-corporate account.


Microsoft Claimed a Security Breach Didn’t Compromise Email Messages—It Did

Dell Cameron – Gizmodo

A series of security reports published over the weekend have raised serious concerns about Microsoft’s transparency in the wake of a recent data breach.



Proton Technologies

Secure email that respects your privacy, brought to you by CERN and MIT scientists.


Secure communication

Tobia Alberti – Precisely Private


13 April 2019


Joint Statement – the case of Alan Kurdi / Il caso Alan Kurdi: comunicato congiunto



13 April 2019


Political solution for the people rescued by the Alan Kurdi / Politische Lösung für die Geretteten der Alan Kurdi

Sea Eye


Bugie e divise: come nascono i governi autoritari. Incontro con Roberto Saviano

International Journalism Festival


Alan Kurdi, il premier maltese annuncia: “Sbarcheranno qui e saranno distribuiti in Francia, Germania, Lussemburgo e Portogallo”

la Repubblica

I 64 migranti a bordo della nave Alan Kurdi “sbarcheranno a Malta” e “saranno ridistribuiti tra Germania, Francia, Portogallo e Lussemburgo”. Lo ha reso noto il premier maltese, Joseph Muscat, in un tweet.


12 April 2019


Weekly Update 134

Troy Hunt

More “Have I Been Pwned” Data Breaches; Disclosure is Hard; Kids Monitoring & Tracking Products are Terrible.


11 April 2019


Black hole pictured for first time — in spectacular detail

Davide Castelvecchi – Nature

Astronomers have finally glimpsed the blackness of a black hole. By stringing together a global network of radio telescopes, they have for the first time produced a picture of an event horizon — a black hole’s perilous edge — against a backdrop of swirling light.


Astronomers Capture First Image of a Black Hole

The Event Horizon Telescope

The Event Horizon Telescope (EHT) — a planet-scale array of eight ground-based radio telescopes forged through international collaboration — was designed to capture images of a black hole. Today, in coordinated press conferences across the globe, EHT researchers reveal that they have succeeded, unveiling the first direct visual evidence of a supermassive black hole and its shadow.


8 April 2019


Sea-Eye: “64 persone bloccate in alto mare da 5 giorni. È necessario farle sbarcare al più presto”


Il testo dell’intervento di Carlotta Weibl, portavoce di Sea-Eye, all’assemblea di Mediterranea.


4 April 2019


UN Forum on the Question of Palestine – The threat of de facto annexation – What next for Palestine?



3 April 2019


Brunei, in vigore la pena di morte per gay ed adulteri. La comunità Lgbt del Sultanato: “Pena medievale”

la Repubblica

Continua feroce la critica contro le decisioni del Sultano della piccola nazione del sud-est asiatico. L’invito al boicottaggio delle sue proprietà include quelle presenti in Italia: l’hotel Eden a Roma e il Principe di Savoia a Milano.


Brunei Introduces Death by Stoning for Gay Sex and Adultery, Despite International Outcry

Iliana Magra – The New York Times

A harsh new criminal law in Brunei — which includes death by stoning for sex between men or for adultery, and amputation of limbs for theft — went into effect on Wednesday, despite an international outcry from other countries, rights groups, celebrities, and students.



Human Rights Campaign

Today, Brunei will implement laws that impose state-sponsored torture and murder of LGBTQ people and others.
This law could result in LGBTQ people and others being whipped, tortured or stoned to death.


George Clooney calls for boycott of Brunei-owned luxury hotels in protest of anti-gay death penalty

Sonia Rao – The Washington Post

Actor George Clooney called for the boycott of nine hotels owned by the sultan of Brunei in an op-ed published Thursday by the industry website Deadline. The Asian nation will implement a law next week making gay sex and adultery punishable by death.


2 April 2019


The way we think about biological sex is wrong

Emily Quinn – TED

Did you know that almost 150 million people worldwide are born intersex — with biology that doesn’t fit the standard definition of male or female? (That’s as many as the population of Russia.) At age 10, Emily Quinn found out she was intersex, and in this wise, funny talk, she shares eye-opening lessons from a life spent navigating society’s thoughtless expectations, doctors who demanded she get unnecessary surgery — and advocating for herself and the incredible variety that humans come in. (Contains mature content)


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