Posts tagged "elliot rodger"

The Obamas Are Starting An Education Initiative For Girls Around The World

Malala Yousafzai has inspired the Obamas to start a new initiative to support education for girls around the world. [Washington Post]
Vice President Biden will be the headline speaker…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | March 3, 2015 - 6:25 pm

Reddit, Why Haven’t You Removed This Pro-Rape Subreddit?

Hey guys, there’s a new baby subreddit called Philosophy of Rape that advocates for raping women. Not just advocates, of course, but gushes over it, calls it “Correction”-with-a-capital-C, says that…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | October 3, 2014 - 12:30 pm

“Undateable” Actor Chris D’Elia Calls #YesAllWomen “Terrible” And “Shitty”

During a chat with HuffPo Live on Thursday, comedian Chris D’Elia, who stars in some sure-to-be-canceled show called “Undateable,” decided to weigh in on the Twitter hashtag #YesAllWomen. To recap:…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | May 31, 2014 - 10:00 am

#AllMenCan Crowdsources How Men Can Be Good Allies

“Hashtag activism” gets a bad rap. My thoughts? Hey, it can’t hurt. And I like the idea behind the hashtag #AllMenCan, especially since I think it’s a natural reaction for any human…

Jessica Wakeman | May 29, 2014 - 4:30 pm

The Soapbox: Misogynists Hate Men, Too

The absolute dumbest argument I’ve heard in response to Elliot Rodger’s killing spree last weekend was this: Rodger killed more men than women, so this had nothing to do with…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | May 29, 2014 - 2:00 pm

Elliot Rodger’s Parents Release Statement Expressing Their Grief

This morning, a friend of Peter and Chin Rodger, parents of Isla Vista killer Elliot Rodger, appeared on ABC News to read a statement on their behalf:
“We are…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | May 29, 2014 - 12:40 pm

The Soapbox: “I Always Felt As If White Girls Thought Less Of Me Because I Was Half-Asian”: There Should Be More Discussion About Elliot Rodger’s Racism

It feels like the entire Internet is having one big argument about Elliot Rodger, the 22-year-old who murdered six people near the UC Santa Barbara campus before killing himself last…

Jessica Wakeman | May 28, 2014 - 10:30 am

A Reading List On Elliot Rodger, Misogyny & Toxic Masculinity

There have been so many pieces analyzing UC Santa Barbara shooter Elliot Rodger and his extreme misogyny towards women. Here are a few must-read pieces:

“Let’s Call The Isla

Jessica Wakeman | May 27, 2014 - 5:40 pm

Mom Of Son With Asperger’s Syndrome: “Armchair Diagnoses Aren’t Helping Anyone”

“After Elliot Rodger murdered six young men and women in Isla Vista, California, word spread that he had been diagnosed with Asperger’s syndrome. Asperger’s is a developmental disorder that was…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | May 27, 2014 - 4:00 pm

Co-Founder Of Rap Genius Fired Over Jokes About Elliot Rodger’s Misogynist Manifesto

The co-founder of Rap Genius, the website that allows readers to explain what the hell Kanye means in his lyrics through annotations, was fired this weekend after posting jokes about…

Jessica Wakeman | May 27, 2014 - 12:30 pm

Gross: NY Post Posts Bikini Pic Of The Woman Elliot Rodger “Blamed For His Misogyny”

Well that was quick. The New York Post has forfeited all the good will I was feeling towards them for their amazing Kimye wedding coverage by posting a bikini photo of one…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | May 27, 2014 - 11:00 am

Not All Men Are Dangerous, But Yes, All Women Do Live With The Fear Of Elliot Rodger’s Fury

“Life is not fair. One can either accept that fact, keeling over in defeat; or one can harness the strength to fight against it. My destiny was to fight against…

Pia Glenn | May 26, 2014 - 12:00 pm

#YesAllWomen: Women Tweet Stories Of Their Personhood Being Violated

Friday night, six people were killed in Isla Vista, California, near the campus of UC Santa Barbara, by Elliot Rodger, a 22-year-old bent on “retribution” for his lack of…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | May 25, 2014 - 10:10 am

7 People Killed Near UC Santa Barbara, Including Gunman, Who Acted In “Retribution” For Women Rejecting His Advances [UPDATED]

Last night, six people were killed by a lone gunman, believed to be Elliot Rodger, 22, in the town of Isla Vista, California, near UC Santa Barbara. Seven more were…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | May 24, 2014 - 6:00 pm