Internet communities are an incredible thing, but they have their unique issues. The line between reality and curated internet lives can be blurry. Here’s a few things to keep in mind when meeting with online friends and creators in person.
Talk early and often about relationships and healthy boundaries. Whether romantic or platonic, teens are still figuring out what appropriate boundaries are for them.
People typically associate consent with sexual situations, and while consent is an absolutely necessary part of any sexual interaction, its importance extends beyond that. At the most basic level, consent is about permission.Read More
Our video series Engage by Uplift tackles the difficult issues the YouTube community faces, using real talk for real change. Each week, Kat Lazo discusses abuse and how it uniquely manifests in virtual spaces. Watch and collaborate with us through calls to action, and join in with some of your favorite YouTubers as they consider the issues in round table discussions.