Posts tagged "mansplaining"

Elizabeth Warren Gets Mansplained By JP Morgan CEO

Even Elizabeth Warren, one of the smartest people in the country and former Harvard bankruptcy law professor, creator of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and now Senator of the United States, is not even immune to the epidemic that is the mansplaination.

The big headed gentleman who decided to teach Warren about banking…

By: Katrin Higher / June 11, 2015

Cameron Crowe Apologizes For Casting Emma Stone As An Asian Woman In “Aloha”

Cameron Crowe, director of the giant disaster, “Aloha,” has come out with a statement on his personal website about the curious case of Emma Stone, Asian. Her casting as a 1/4 Chinese, 1/4 Hawaiian woman caused quite a ripple, upsetting many with what yet another case of Hollywood whitewashing where this could and should be…

By: Megan Reynolds / June 3, 2015

Watch This Series On The Reality Of Gay Conversion Therapy

VICE has finished up its three-part series on gay conversion therapy. [VICE]
Erskine College in South Carolina has issued a statement that it is officially anti-gay, after two volleyball players came out at the college. [RawStory]
The U.S. Department of Education has found the New York Public Schools in violation of Title…

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / February 27, 2015

Here Is “Portlandia” On The Scourge Of The Male Feminist

I have been waiting for “Portlandia” to take on the scourge of male feminists, those seedy, self-assured, “sensitive” dudes who are very eager to show you just how much they “care” about women’s rights. As someone who dated a self-proclaimed male feminist who once told me that feminism isn’t just a scarf you put o…

By: Megan Reynolds / February 18, 2015

The End Zone: Guys, Stop Mansplaining Football To Me

If you ask a woman what the worst part of being a female football fan is, they’ll most likely not love that you’ve segregated them into the boat of “female football fan,” but even that’s a close second to having an ostensibly well-intentioned male football fan mansplain the game to you. Just because I mused…

By: Beejoli Shah / November 7, 2014

7 Responses To Mansplanations About Street Harassment

The current furor over street harassment is hard to miss. Everything from Internet message boards to Facebook pages are littered with gender driven discussions on an issue that has become a hot-button topic the world over. There are countless voices in the mix, but sadly, many of the loudest male opinions serve to dismiss any…

By: Tiffanie Drayton / August 12, 2014

Rep. Tammy Baldwin Responds To Male Colleague’s Offer To Explain Budget “Facts” To Her

“I was a double major in college in mathematics and political science, and I served for six years on the House Budget Committee in my first six years in the House. And I am very confident that when proposals come before the U.S. Senate, I will be able to evaluate them as to how they benefit…

By: Jessica Wakeman / November 10, 2012

Political Reporter Marin Cogan On How Mitt Romney’s A Mansplainer

Have you ever dated a mansplainer? You know, one of those dudes who feels the need to tell you exactly how the world works by spouting off incredibly obvious information. According to Urban Dictionary, mansplaining is simply: “To explain in a patronizing manner, assuming total ignorance on the part of those listening. The mansplainer i…

By: Julie Gerstein / August 16, 2012

Dr. Drew Is Mansplaining Your Sexual Desires For You, “50 Shades Of Grey” Fans

Dr. Drew Pinsky is utterly clueless about about bondage, dominance, and sadomascochism in relationships and has no business discussing them on national television. That is my conclusion after seeing Dr. Drew brought in as an “expert,” and yes those air quotes are intentional, on “The Today Show” recently to discuss the book 50 Shades Of Grey. A…

By: Jessica Wakeman / March 14, 2012