incels

YouTube

Mewing Is the Fringe Orthodontic Technique Taking Over YouTube

Over the last few months, videos about "tongue posture" and how it can apparently improve your jawline have exploded in popularity.
Elena Cresci
3.11.19
extremism

What We Know About the 'Male Supremacist' Who Shot Up a Florida Yoga Studio

Two people were killed and several more injured by an army vet with a history of online rage and violence against women.
Allie Conti
11.6.18
incels

This Is What It's Like to Treat an Incel as a Sex Therapist

It's a balancing act.
Allie Conti
7.24.18
Decoding Extremism

Learn to Decode the Secret Language of the Incel Subculture

Experts have a tough time with these enraged, sex-obsessed men because they literally can't understand what they're saying.
Allie Conti
6.26.18
incels

Inside the Disturbing Forum Incels Use to Brutally Criticise Each Other's Faces

Lookism is the site "where looks matter," but the unhinged plastic surgery ideas exchanged by users suggest that's a big understatement.
Allie Conti
6.21.18
Power

The Dark Corners of the Internet that Spawned Ideas Like 'Enforced Monogamy'

Academics and media personalities like Jordan Peterson, Robin Hanson, and Ross Douthat are putting a respectable-seeming face on ideology that stems from vitriolic, male-entitlement fueled forums in the manosphere.
David Futrelle
5.29.18
Conspiracies

What Van Attack Conspiracies Tell Us About the Internet's Darkest Corners

Several established conspiracy subcultures jumped at an opportunity to push media-discrediting agendas.
Mack Lamoureux
4.28.18
misogyny

How Reddit Is Used to Indoctrinate Young Men Into Becoming Misogynists

Reddit’s “involuntary celibate” group was taken down earlier this month after its anti-woman debate turned violent. But the problem is much larger than one subreddit.
Aditi Natasha Kini
11.15.17