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She Used The Local Library To Fight Cyber-Criminals. I Wonder How Much They'll Get Fined.

Many gaining access to the Internet for the first time are encountering a world webbed with problems and opportunities. A library in Kenya both showed this woman her work was being stolen and gave her a way to fight back.

She Used The Local Library To Fight Cyber-Criminals. I Wonder How Much They'll Get Fined.

As Canada's women's soccer team prepares for its gold medal match against Sweden this week in Tokyo, it also prepares to make history as the first Olympic team to have an openly transgender, non-binary athlete win a medal at the games.

Quinn, the 25-year-old midfielder, announced their non-binary identity on social media last September, adopting they/them pronouns and a singular name. Quinn said they'd been living openly as a transgender person with their loved ones, but this was their first time coming out publicly.

"I want to be visible to queer folks who don't see people like them on their feed. I know it saved my life years ago," they wrote. "I want to challenge cis folks ( if you don't know what cis means, that's probably you!!!) to be better allies."

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