Posts tagged "julian assange"

Kate Bornstein Pens A Moving Open Letter To Chelsea Manning

Trans activist and self-described gender outlaw Kate Bornstein penned a powerful letter in support of Chelsea Manning, who recently came out as trans. Bornstein notes: "Remember that you have brothers and sisters and aunties and uncles all around the world who are so proud of you." [Out] Speaking of: How do people…
By: Julie Gerstein / August 27, 2013

Today’s Lady News: Naomi Wolf Says Sex-Crime Accusers Deserve To Be Named

Naomi Wolf (author of, among other things, The Beauty Myth) has really taken her Julian Assange defense to a whole new level. In an op-ed for the U.K.'s Guardian newspaper, Wolf says that not only should the women accusing Assange of rape be named in the press, but rape accusers in general shouldn't be granted…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / January 5, 2011

Girl Talk: Who Will Rape Me?

What makes me most angry about the reprehensible, privilege-denying behavior of Michael Moore, Keith Olbermann and their allies in the whole Julian Assange-can't-be-a-rapist-because-he's-a-freedom-fighter ordeal, addressed beautifully by Sady Doyle and a number of brilliant feminists in the form of the #MooreAndMe Twitter hashtag? The fact that, in the likely…
By: Andrea Grimes / December 22, 2010

Making Sense Of Wikileaks, Julian Assange, Rape, Michael Moore, Naomi Wolf, And Keith Olbermann

If you signed onto a feminist or women-focused blog anytime in the past week, you might have asked yourself, "What the hell is going on?" Everyone is at least vaguely aware, I hope, of the Wikileaks cables and international man of mystery Julian Assange (though if not, I'll explain it briefly after the…
By: Jessica Wakeman / December 21, 2010

From One D**khead To Another

Wikileaks founder Julian Assange has been accused of a whole lot of messy things involving his penis. For shame! But regular dudes can prevent their sex accidents with condoms -- specifically, if you have a sense of humor, with this satirical condom line called Dickileaks. Ha! [Trend Hunter]…
By: Simcha / December 20, 2010

Quickies: Michael Moore Donates Money To Julian Assange & January Jones Gets Naked For Versace

Michael Moore has donated $20,000 toward WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange's bail. [PopEater] Gwyneth Paltrow is returning for another episode of "Glee." [The Superficial] Check out Julian, Robin Thicke and Paula Patton's little boy. [The YBF]…
By: Annika Harris / December 14, 2010