Posts tagged "misogyny"

SXSW Caves To Pressure To Reinstate Sexual Harassment Panels After ‘GamerGate’ Debacle

Annual Austin, TX event South By South West recently dealt with the venom of the dangerous Gamergate community – who threatened violence if they planned to go through with two…

Katrin Higher | November 1, 2015 - 11:00 am

The Soapbox: Don’t Let Drake’s “Sensitivity” Fool You – He’s Still A Misogynist

Drake’s NiceGuy (TM) persona doesn’t exempt him from being a misogynist.

Carol H. Hood | October 26, 2015 - 2:00 pm

Oregon Shooter Ranted About Lack Of Girlfriend

The gunman who killed nine people at an Oregon community college said in writings he left behind that everyone else was “crazy” and ranted about not having a girlfriend, a…

Newser | October 6, 2015 - 1:45 pm

BBC Reporter Gets Harassed During Report About Street Harassment

In a moment of perfectly macabre poetic justice, BBC Reporter Sarah Teale managed to get street harassed during a segment on getting street harassed. My misandry wings are growing!

Katrin Higher | September 27, 2015 - 4:00 pm

Pastor Says Christian Women The Most Beautiful While The Rest Are Ugly Dykes Or ‘Easy Lays’

Disgusting slime Christian Pastor Douglas Wilson has a theory, and he’s going to make sure the world knows it!
His proof comes from the Bible and from “traveling a great…

Katrin Higher | September 27, 2015 - 2:30 pm

#MasculinitySoFragile And Its Discontents Prove The Point That Yes, Virginia, Masculinity Is A Delicate Flower

The fragility of the male ego and the perceived threats to contemporary masculinity are not news to anyone who has had to deal with men in everyday life. When a man responds…

Megan Reynolds | September 23, 2015 - 2:30 pm

Court Rules ‘Borgata Babes’ In Atlantic City Allowed To Fire Waitresses If They Gain Weight

Atlantic City casino ‘Borgata Babes’ was embroiled in a lawsuit over firing waitresses who had not met their standards after employment.
The New Jersey appeals court says the Borgata casino’s…

Katrin Higher | September 20, 2015 - 1:30 pm

Chris Brown Possibly Banned From New Zealand, Politician Tells Him To ‘Bugger Off’

Notorious woman beater and singer, Chris Brown, recently announced his upcoming December tour taking place in Auckland, New Zealand, but many people including politician and parliament member Judith Collins do…

Katrin Higher | September 19, 2015 - 12:30 pm

Damon Wayans Defends Bill Cosby In Sickening Interview

Actor Damon Wayans somehow managed to dismiss over 40 women who say Cosby sexually assualted him in an interview Friday on Power 105.1’s show called The Breakfast Club. He asserts…

Katrin Higher | September 6, 2015 - 10:30 am

Police Leave Reporter A Voicemail About Her “Fucking Giant Tits”

We didn’t know people even left voicemails anymore, but Colorado Deputy Sergeant Zach Farnam accidentally did when calling The Durango Herald reporter Chase Olivarius-McAllister back for a crime stats report.
He called…

Katrin Higher | August 29, 2015 - 2:30 pm

Trump Banned From RedState Gathering Over Menstruation Remarks At Megyn Kelly

Can you even believe Donald Trump said another blaring sexist remark towards a woman?!
When interviewed by CNN regarding Thursday night’s Republican Debate, Donald Trump who is (shudder) a current Republican…

Katrin Higher | August 8, 2015 - 10:30 am

“Because She Laughed At Me”: Killer Explains Why He Shot Family Trying To Help Him

Jesus Deniz shot and killed a Crow couple who tried to help him when he ran out of gas. …

Robyn Pennacchia | July 31, 2015 - 2:30 pm

Frisky Rant: Vocal Fry Isn’t Holding Women Back, Misogyny Is

Young women: femininity is powerful. Your speech patterns are powerful. The slang and vocal patterns of teenage girls are so powerful that they’ve been dissected and analyzed by linguistic scientists:…

Caitlin White | July 29, 2015 - 12:00 pm

“Trainwreck” Is A Romantic Comedy For People Who Hate Romantic Comedies

If you abhor schmaltzy earnestness but cry at “The Notebook,” then this is the movie for you. …

Megan Reynolds | July 20, 2015 - 4:50 pm

Reddit Makes Cosmetic Changes, Keeps The Racism And Misogyny

Reddit CEO Steve Huffman explained in an AMA (“ask me anything”) on Thursday that the site will ban subreddits and content that “harasses, bullies, or abuses an individual or group…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | July 17, 2015 - 9:00 am

True Story: Adventures In Internet Racism & Body-Shaming

I know that there is a strong correlation between people who defend racism on the internet and people who, when challenged, will resort to misogynist attacks. Here is one such…

Elizabeth Blumberg | July 8, 2015 - 2:30 pm

I’m Fresh Out Of Outrage, Hollywood Reporter, Try Again

Madness is tiring. …

Megan Reynolds | June 19, 2015 - 6:00 pm

Amy Schumer Puts Misogyny On Trial In This 22-Minute Long “12 Angry Men” Parody

It was called “12 Angry Men Inside Amy Schumer.”…

Megan Reynolds | May 6, 2015 - 10:30 am

Last Night On “Mad Men”: Goodbye, Joan?

Is this the last of Joan?

Megan Reynolds | May 4, 2015 - 2:00 pm

Artist Spotlight: Adrienne Truscott Reclaims The ‘Rape Joke’ For Feminists

The performance artist Adrienne Truscott is taking her new show “Asking For It” to Joe’s Pub in New York City on April 18th. In this subversive but highly relevant and…

Katrin Higher | April 11, 2015 - 11:00 am
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