Substack is Still a Problem

The controversial newsletter company capped off a bad week by acquiring a company with multiple TERFs on its masthead. Surprise.

A woman stunned by an unexplained horrible thing on her computer screen.
“In fairness, this is what I deserve for unmuting Glenn Greenwald.” Photo by Elisa Ventur on Unsplash

or one hot second, transphobia at Substack was a major news story. The newsletter platform was trendy in media circles. Its content often went viral. It paid writers, sometimes in the six-figure range…