What Google Thinks About Feminisms

Disclaimer: The title of this post is NOT meant to indicate that Google as a company OR as a collection of employees thinks these things. By “Google” I mean to indicate collective internet consciousness, as these autofills reflect common searches done by people who use Google’s services.

This post was inspired by Steph Herold, who recently tweeted this picture:

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Honestly, it was no surprise to see that public perceptions of feminist movements are often way off the mark. But when I started doing some Google research of my own, I found some more harmful ideas emerge. (Trigger warning: transphobia):

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Filed under feminism, gender, identity, pop culture, sexism, sexuality, social justice

2 responses to “What Google Thinks About Feminisms

  1. F you second wave for causing so much backlash! And for being homophobic and trans*phobic and making people think that it was okay, they were still good guys for being pro-(white, cis, hetero)women.

    This is stuff third-wavers get really annoyed about.

  2. Tihor

    Google doesn’t “think” anything. It’s a search engine( & a company). It can neither think nor reason.

    Blame the public if you will. Or the education system. Poor defenseless search engines are innocent.

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