Diane Abbott is an icon for Black women, who challenged the structural barriers and hostility that comes with the double discrimination of racism and sexism in order to reach elected office. The online abuse she faced in the period the report analysed from the first half of this year is larger than the total combined abuse aimed at all women in the Conservative and SNP political parties combined.
A "fascist" internet hoaxer claimed he was arrested in relation to the homophobic abuse targeting Guardian columnist Jack
Jamelia has spoken out about racism in recent times while appearing as a panelist on ‘Loose Women’, including last week, when
Racist words should be blocked by Twitter, a Labour MP who was a victim of online anti-Semitism has said. Luciana Berger
The thing with online abuse like this - so graphic, so violent - is, well, it's hard to explain unless you've experienced it. You think you're ready for it, that you know it's part of the territory. But it still shocks you. I always thought violent misogynistic trolling was reserved for famous or important people leading campaigns, not inconsequential bloggers like me.
A man accused of sending threatening messages to MP Stella Creasy has been charged, according to prosecutors. Peter Nunn
Radio station talkSPORT is to boycott Twitter in protest at the lack of action by the social media network over the abuse
One Twitter troll who pleaded guilty to sending "menacing" tweets to a feminist campaigner posted a selfie outside Buckingham
Online campaigning certainly has its critics. In a forthcoming book, researchers from Oxford University say they have found
A newsreader was bombarded with sexist and racist abuse after she decided not to wear a poppy on air. ITV News London presenter