ESPN’s Jemele Hill Tweet Photo Of Her Sexist, Racist Hate Mail

  • Last week, ESPN sportscaster Jemele Hill, who is black, shared on Twitter a horrifically racist and sexist letter that she received from a viewer. It’s pretty fucking awful. [Clutch Magazine, Huffington Post]
  • I don’t even want to know about a “bulimia machine.” [Jezebel]
  • Alabama State Rep. Patricia Todd, who is openly gay, introduced a bill that would repeal the inclusion of an anti-gay curriculum, which teaches that homosexuality is “unacceptable,” in the state’s public schools. [Human Rights Campaigns]
  • Students involved in the Steubenville “rape crew” — who raped an unconscious teen girl, took pictures, and bragged about it in a chilling video — are now seeing their college prospects falter. [Atlantic Wire]
  • Kristine Sink, a corrections officer at an Iowa prison, is speaking out about how prisoners are allowed to watch violent, sexually explicit movies. [Yahoo]
  • “Ugly” women work harder, according to a wildly sexist interpretation of data. [The Jane Dough]
  • Breastfeeding moms — aka “lactivists” — held a nationwide nurse-in at Hollister stores in support of a woman who was asked to leave a Houston store because she was nursing. [Buzzfeed]
  • On Slate.com’s Dear Prudence advice columnist and her rape denialism. [Feministing]
  • Blogger Carolyn Castiglia on why the media needs to cool it with lumping all single moms together. [Babble]

INTERNATIONAL

  • On Malaysian child brides. [Muslimah Media Watch]
  • UK Labour Party MP Diane Abbot has suggested that feminism may have had a negative effect on the families of Britain. [Telegraph UK]
  • And a British psychotherapist who specializes in young women says the “girl power generation” is struggling to settle down in ways women traditionally have done. [Guardian UK]
  • An Australian bar has removed cocktails from the menu called Winey Bitch and Red-Headed Slut after complaints. [Courier Mail AU]
  • Actresses are dominating in the BAFTA’s Rising Star 2013 nominees. [Harper's Bazaar UK]

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