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Instagram Has a Problem With the Word ‘Dyke’

Genderfluid users say the platform’s moderation system is discriminating against them

RRecently, I tried to leave what I thought was a fairly innocuous comment on my girlfriend’s Instagram. It was a photo I had taken of her during San Francisco Pride, blocks away from the Dyke March, an annual event for queer women.

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Hannah Harris Green

Independent writer, translator, and audio producer. Pulitzer Center grantee. I’m interested in what globalization is doing to your body.