Between September 2017 and August 2018, we invited authors in the special issues of Computers and Composition and Computers and Composition Online; participants in the multivocal conversation for the special issues; and colleagues, friends, and collaborators via social media spaces to contribute entries to the resources list presented here. Contributors included Megan Adams, Chen Chen, Megan Condis, Bridget Gelms, Laura Gonzales, Leigh Gruwell, Vyshali Manivannan, Ruth Osorio, Flourice Richardson, and Erika M. Sparby.

Along with this resource list, we also encourage readers/viewers to consult the references sections of each individual article and webtext in the special issues.


Anderson, Erin R.; Campbell, Trisha N.; Hidalgo, Alexandra; & Shipka, Jody. PROVOCATIONS: Reconstructing the archive. (2017). Logan, UT: Computers and Composition Digital Press/Utah State University Press. Retrieved from

Blair, Kristine & Takayoshi, Pamela. (Eds.). (1999). Feminist cyberscapes: Mapping gendered academic spaces. Stamford, CT: Ablex.

Blair, Kristine; Gajjala, Radhika, & Tulley, Christine. (2008). Webbing cyberfeminist practice: Communities, pedagogies, and social action. New York: Hampton Press.

Bornstein, Kate. (2013). My new gender workbook: A step-by-step guide to achieving world peace through gender anarchy and sex positivity (2nd ed.). New York: Routledge.

Fernandez, Maria; Wilding, Faith; & Wright, Michelle M. (Eds.). (2003). Domain errors! Cyberfeminist perspectives. Brooklyn, NY: Autonomedia.

Gajjala, Radhika, & Oh, Yeon Ju. (Eds.). (2012). Cyberfeminism 2.0. New York: Peter Lang Publishing.

Hawisher, Gail; LeBlanc, Paul; Moran, Charles; & Selfe, Cynthia. (1996). Computers and the teaching of writing in American higher education, 1979–1994: A history. Westport, CT: Praeger Publishers.

Hicks, Marie. (2017). Programmed inequality: How Britain discarded women technologists and lost its edge in computing. New York: MIT Press.

Hidalgo, Alexandra. (2017). Cámara retórica: A feminist filmmaking methodology for rhetoric and composition. Logan: Computers and Composition Digital Press/Utah State University Press. Retrieved from

Kember, Sarah (2003). Cyberfeminism and artificial life. New York: Routledge.

King, Lisa; Gubele, Rose; & Anderson, Joyce Rain. (Eds.). (2015). Survivance, sovereignty, and story: Teaching American indian rhetorics. Boulder: University Press of Colorado.

Kramarae, Cheris. (1988). Technology and women's voices: Keeping in touch. New York: Routledge.

Nickoson, Lee, & Sheridan, Mary P. (Eds.). (2012). Writing studies research in practice: Methods and methodologies. Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press.

Noble, Safiya Umoja. (2018). Algorithms of oppression: How search engines reinforce racism. New York: New York University Press.

Noble, Safiya Umoja; & Tynes, Brendesha M. (2016). The intersectional Internet: Race, sex, class, and culture online. New York: Peter Lang Publishing.

Rhodes, Jacqueline & Alexander, Jonathan. (2015). Techne: Queer meditations on writing the self. Logan: Computers and Composition Digital Press/Utah State University Press. Retrieved from

Royster, Jacqueline Jones, & Kirsch, Gesa E. (2012). Feminist rhetorical practices. Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press.

Selfe, Cynthia, & Hilligoss, Susan. (Eds.). (1994). Literacy and computers: The complications of teaching and learning with technology. New York: Modern Language Association.

Wajcman, Judy. (2004). Technofeminism. Cambridge, UK: Polity Press.

Wajcman, Judy. (2013). Feminism confronts technology. Cambridge, UK: Polity Press.


Aikau, Hokulani K.; Arvin, Maile; Goeman, Mishuana; & Morgensen, Scott. (2015). Indigenous feminisms roundtable. Frontiers: A Journal of Women Studies, 36(3), 84–106.

Blackmon, Samantha. (2004). Violent networks: Historical access in the composition classroom. JAC, 24(4), 967–972.

Butler, Janine. (2018). Embodied captions in multimodal pedagogies. Composition Forum, 39. Retrieved from

Frost, Erin A. (2016). Apparent feminism as a methodology for technical communication and rhetoric. Journal of Business and Technical Communication, 30(1), 3–28.

Gajjala, Radhika; Behrmann, Erica; & Dillon, Jeanette. (2018). (Cyber)ethnographies of contact, dialogue, friction: Connecting, building, placing, doing “data.” In Jentery Sayers (Ed.), The Routledge companion to media studies and digital humanities (pp. 44–55). New York: Routledge.

Jane, Emma A. (2017). Feminist digilante responses to a slut-shaming on Facebook. Social Media + Society, 3(2), 1–10.

Leyva, Yolanda Chávez. (2003). In Ixtli in yollotl/A face and a heart: Listening to the ancestors. Studies in American Indian Literatures, 15(3/4), 96–127.

Martini, Beatrice. (2015, May 26). An intersectional take on technology, rights, and justice. Retrieved from

Miles, Casey. (2015). Butch rhetoric: Queer masculinity in rhetoric and composition. Kairos: A Journal of Rhetoric, Technology, and Pedagogy, 20(1). Retrieved from

Muhlhauser, Paul, & Bradbury, Kelly. (2010). How genders work: Producing the J.CREW catalog. Harlot: A Revealing Look At The Arts Of Persuasion, 1(4). Retrieved from

Muhlhauser, Paul, & Schafer, Daniel. (2013). The avengendering of the lambs. Women and Language: Alternative Texts. Retrieved from

Noble, Safiya Umoja. (2013). Google search: Hyper-visibility as a means of rendering Black women and girls invisible. InVisible Culture: An Electronic Journal for Visual Culture, 19. Retrieved from

Selfe, Cynthia L., & Selfe, Richard J., Jr. (1994). The politics of the interface: Power and its exercise in electronic contact zones. College Composition and Communication, 45(4), 480–504.

Shivers-McNair, Ann, & San Diego, Clarissa. (2017). Localizing communities, goals, communication, and inclusion: A collaborative approach. Technical Communication, 64(2), 97–112.

Wilding, Faith. (2006). Where is feminism in cyberfeminism? NeMe. Retrieved from


Ada: Journal of Gender and New Media:

Ada is an open-access, multi-modal, peer-reviewed feminist journal concerned with the intersections of gender, new media, and technology. It is a publication born out of the Fembot Collective, an international feminist collective of media scholars, artists, and professionals.

Black Girls Code:

An awesome organization devoted to increasing opportunities for black girls to get excited about code.

The Disability March:

Traditional forms of activism can be exclusionary to people with disabilities. For the 2017 Women’s March, a group of disabled feminists curated a digital march for people who could not physically attend the march in DC.

Black Futures Month Project:

This project by Black Lives Matter is an example of intersectional Black feminism in digital space. It is a response/reshaping to Black History Month where artists and writers work together to imagine Black futures, and these imaginings are delivered and circulated online through this project.

Composing Captions: A Starter Kit for Accessible Media:

A quick starter kit reviewing the why and how of creating accessible media through captioning and image descriptions.

Condis, Megan. Chasing the manic pixie dream girl: A game about love, consent, and respect:

This is a game that I developed to help highlight some of the problems of a genre of video game called the Dating Sim in which romance often becomes an exercise in overcoming resistance as opposed to mutual pleasure and consent. Women are not afforded agency of their own; they are puzzles to be solved, objects to be acted upon, prizes to be won. It was designed to interrogate the potential dangers of gamifiying complicated concepts like love, sex, and consent.

Crash Override Network:

Founded by Zoe Quinn, this advocacy group and resource center works to help people who have been targeted with online abuse. There are security guides, educational materials, and other information that help equip people with the tools they need to protect themselves from online harassment, doxxing, and hacking.

Crunk Feminist Collective:

Described as a “space of support and camaraderie for hip hop generation feminists of color, queer and straight, in the academy and without,” this blog has spawned a book and regularly hosts events featuring the work of its academic women of color contributors.

Data & Society:

A research institute “focused on the social and cultural issues arising from data-centric technological development,” this repository contains work examining infrastructure and inequality, particularly at the intersections of digital (dis/mis)information, gender, social and economic class, and media literacy.

Design Justice Network:

This online space  “rethinks design processes, centers people who are normally marginalized by design, and uses collaborative, creative practices to address the deepest challenges our communities face.” It publishes a blog, zines, and several other resources to help designers, writers, and others center social justice in design.


A movement, started by catalyst Barbara Ann O’Leary that uses social media, its website, interviews with filmmakers, and an ever-growing list of women directors around the world to celebrate and create awareness about women’s films. Four four years they have sponsored the Worldwide Film Viewing Party during the month of September, with hundreds of screenings and events of women’s films around the world. Everyone is welcome to set up a screening.

Dress Profesh,

A digital activist gallery of user-submitted images and text that challenge notions of what it means to look “professional.” Intersectional, body positive, and shame-free; offers a space to discuss how we critique appearance in/on/against/through systems of power.

FemBot Collective:

Posts announcements (including CFPs, job postings events, etc.); a "books aren't dead" column (monthly interviews with feminist authors); Fembot Labs (media and technology experiments); and more.

Feminist Frequency:

Anita Sarkessian and her team examine popular media to reveal gender, race, and sexuality biases. It gained popularity with the “Women Vs. Tropes” series. The “Resources” section of the website also include guides on how to to practical feminist work and a link to the Speak Up & Stay Safe(r) program for protecting identity online while doing feminist work.


A feminist blog founded in 2004 devoted to current news and events that also provides opportunities for activism.


From the About page: “FemTechNet is an activated network of hundreds of scholars, students, and artists who work on, with, and at the borders of technology, science, and feminism in a variety of fields including Science and Technology Studies (STS), Media and Visual Studies, Art, Women’s, Queer, and Ethnic Studies. Launched in 2012, the network has developed and experimented with collaborative processes to address the educational needs of students interested in feminist science-and-technology studies.

Free Chinese Feminists:

A FB page originally developed to advocate the five Chinese feminists who were arrested for their activist work, but now expanded to be a platform for promoting Chinese feminist activism work in a global environment (FB is still blocked by the Chinese firewall). Recent articles posted are about #MeToo movement in China discussed by Chinese feminist activists. It’s a good resource for rhetoricians and activists in the West to learn more about such work in China where the social, cultural, and political contexts sometimes ask for different rhetorical strategies.

From Hidden to Modern Figures (NASA):

NASA digitized its archival materials tracing the impact of women computers at NASA/NACA.

Girls Who Code:

Girls Who Code is a program that places emphasis on teaching girls to code in general, but how to code equality and justice in particular. Their programs emphasize revealing intersectional identity imbalances in technology and working to correct them.

Gosling, Ju:

Ju Gosling’s ju90 essay and project site: a long-time net user who writes and researches about virtual embodiment and intertwined aspects of “gender, age, race, sexuality and disability.”

Hollow, An interactive documentary:

This website was created by Elaine McMillion Sheldon to provide residents in McDowell County, West Virginia access to digital tools and spaces and chance to speak to stereotypes about their community.

Lyiscott, Jamila. (2014). 3 ways to speak English. Ted: Ideas Worth Spreading. Retrieved from

Jamila Lyiscott is a “tri-tongued orator;” in her powerful spoken-word essay “Broken English,” she celebrates—and challenges—the three distinct flavors of English she speaks with her friends, in the classroom and with her parents. As she explores the complicated history and present-day identity that each language represents, she unpacks what it means to be “articulate.”

Manthey, Katie. “Commenting on pop culture” assignment:   

The assignment sheet for the first-year writing class discussed in “How Not to be a Troll: Practicing Rhetorical Technofeminism in Online Comments.” Contains the prompt and grading criteria for the major research paper.


A feminist digital resource that provides thousands of video profiles of and hundreds of video interviews with feminist leaders of thought, industry, law, athletics, entertainment, and more. Example interviews include Johnnetta Cole, director of the Smithsonian National Museum of African Art and first female president of Spelman College; Mae Jemison, medical doctor and first African American woman in space; Billie Jean King’s fight for equality in professional tennis; Eastern Band Cherokee Rebecca Anderson’s work as a global indigenous activist; Cherríe Moraga talking about being and the rhetoric of “queer”; Oprah Winfrey, media mogul and philanthropist; Ruth Bader Ginsburg on her first case before the Supreme Court.

Me Too Movement:

This resource extends Tarana Burke’s grassroots movement in 2006 to a digital platform and seeks to expand the global conversation around sexual violence, broaden support for underrepresented and underserved survivors (e.g., queer, trans, and disabled folks, Black women and girls, and all communities of color), and highlight the the breadth and impact of a sexual violence worldwide. This site provides the history of the movement and digital resource libraries on healing and advocacy resources and local and national support organizations.

National Inquiry Into Missing Indigenous Women and Girls:

This website supports the Canadian national inquiry into systemic violence against indigenous women and girls, including those who are 2SLGBTQQIA, by creating a space for survivors and families of survivors to share stories, receive support, and access research, policy, and legal resources and updates.

Not Your Mama’s Gamer (NYMG):  

A blog started by Samantha Blackmon and Alex Layne dedicated to issues of feminism and game studies, but has recently launched an open-source, peer-reviewed journal. NYMG has had a huge range of contributors (academic, industry, media folks) that tackle a wide variety of topics, but “the focus has always been the same: unpacking games from a feminist perspective.”

Raising Films:

A UK organization that pushes for better treatment of parents in the film industry. They publish content from parents in the industry, run empirical studies on the situation and use video, social media, and their website to forward their cause.

Speak Up & Stay Safe(r): A guide to protecting yourself from online harassment:

A project of Feminist Frequency, this guide helps internet users understand and protect themselves from online harassment and includes specific recommendations for safeguarding privacy and security.

Studies in Rhetorics and Feminisms / Southern Illinois University Press:

A long-standing series produced by the press, featuring books by scholars including Jessica Enoch, Melissa A. Goldthwaite, Gesa E. Kirsch, Jacqueline Jones Royster, Tarez Samra Graban, and many others.