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My Name Is Only Real Enough to Work at Facebook, Not to Use on the Site

I always knew this day would come. The day that Facebook decided my name was not real enough and summarily cut me off from my friends, family and peers and left me with the stark choice between using my legal name or using a name people would know me by. With spectacular timing, it happened while I was at trans pride… » 6/29/15 12:06am 6/29/15 12:06am

Nobody Uses Their Real Name Online, and Other Outdated Notions

Usernames and anonymity have their place. But is it time to move toward using our true identities online? A personal reflection on the past, present, and future of names on the Internet. » 8/25/11 1:20pm 8/25/11 1:20pm

I'm sure there are people at Google who have thought of all these things already. It's always easier to sit…