Carolyn Stransky

Carolyn is an American journalist and web developer based in Berlin, Germany. Her work revolves around accessibility and technology—with a focus on online abuse, human-computer interaction and self-care.

Sex work

The War on Sex: How SESTA-FOSTA is Stripping Your Rights

by July 16, 2018

Not only is SESTA-FOSTA stripping away the rights of sex workers, but also every U.S citizen who wants to ...

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Mental Health

How Cannabis Can Improve Your Health

by April 17, 2018

More and more people are using cannabis to help with issues from back pain to anxiety. Here's how it ...

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Hacktivists Connect Refugees with Work Opportunities

by February 15, 2018

RefugeesWork is helping those displaced by war learn to work remotely and run their own businesses.

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How to Stay Safe While Dating Online

by January 23, 2018

Establishing safety measures before meeting someone face-to-face is crucial. Make sure you're taking steps to stay safe.

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What to Do if You Get Doxed

by January 21, 2018

Doxing is defined as the public release of someone’s private information. Here's what to do if it happens to ...

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10 Ways to Stay Politically Active Abroad

by December 18, 2017

Americans living abroad make up the 51st state and the 13th largest by population – which holds more power ...

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This App Uses Emojis to Teach You a New Language

by September 13, 2017

Like flashcards, the app Learnji uses emojis to compare words from other languages.

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Mental Health

Internet Self-Care Day 2017

by August 18, 2017

Taking care of your physical and mental health doesn't have to be a solo job. Here's how you can ...

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‘When We Grow Up’ is Fighting Gender Inequality in Film

by August 2, 2017

Two women are fighting to show the gender gap through their film, When We Grow Up.

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Panels + Ink: Meags Fitzgerald on Being a Graphic Novelist

by July 13, 2017

Graphic novelist Meags Fitzgerald talks about how she got her start and how you can follow a similar career ...

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Health & Wellness

Why I Chose the Nexplanon Arm Implant as my Birth Control

by February 16, 2017

Read how one of FLURT's writers chose her form of contraception.

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Current Events

Need Valentine’s Day Plans? Rise for Revolution

by February 13, 2017

A holiday loved and loathed, Valentine’s Day is known for many things. There are blissful couples that exchange frivolous ...

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