Posts tagged "new york post"

7 Takeaways From The New York Post’s Uncritical Profile Of A Chronic Subway Harasser

I guess the New York Post is voting pro-harassment this election season, because they’ve gone a step beyond Doree Lewak’s now-sort-of-infamous “Deal With It!” pro-catcall manifesto by asking a nigh-professional

Rebecca Vipond Brink | October 13, 2014 - 1:00 pm

Hey, Doree Lewak, Catcalling Is Disgusting — Deal With It!

Look, Doree Lewak, I’m not going to tell you not to court male attention or that you’re wrong for enjoying compliments — within reason — from strangers. I’m not going…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | August 19, 2014 - 11:00 am

Breaking: Old White Man Writes Something Offensive About Rape Victims

An old white man who writes for The New York Post wrote something callous and unfeeling about victims of sexual assault. SURPRISE!

George Will penned an op-ed about those…

Jessica Wakeman | June 9, 2014 - 5:00 pm

New York Post Blasts “Bad Mom” Chirlane McCray, The NYC First Lady

This kind of bullshit makes my blood boil: the New York Post’s cover today shows a picture of New York City’s First Lady Chirlane McCray with the headline, “I WAS…

Jessica Wakeman | May 19, 2014 - 4:40 pm

Woman Takes Selfie During Suicide Attempt, Ends Up On The Cover Of The New York Post

Even more wildly inappropriate than the funeral selfie is the suicide selfie. An anonymous woman was caught snapping a selfie at exactly the same time a man was attempting to…

Ami Angelowicz | December 4, 2013 - 12:20 pm

No, Selena Gomez Is Not “To Blame For Justin Bieber’s Behavior”

Celebrity gossip is not the place to look for nuance or thoughtfulness. A lot of it is downright sexist. Take, for example, today’s headline on New York Post gossip page’s…

Jessica Wakeman | April 4, 2013 - 5:00 pm

The Soapbox: Taylor Swift Is Allowed To Have A Lot Of Boyfriends, OK?

A few years ago, a favorite subject of conversation in pop culture writing was about Taylor Swift’s perceived “slut shaming” in her songs. Need I remind you of the song…

Jessica Wakeman | February 12, 2013 - 11:00 am

This New York Post Cover Is Not Okay

Yesterday in midtown Manhattan, a 58-year-old husband and father was thrown onto the subway tracks by a “deranged” pan handler and was crushed to death by an oncoming train. Today’s New

Amelia McDonell-Parry | December 4, 2012 - 10:20 am

Today’s Lady News: NY Post Columnist Suggests Cain Accuser Is Too Pretty To Be Credible

New York Post columnist Andrea Peyser tore into Sharon Bialek, the first woman to come forward with a face/name while accusing Herman Cain of sexual harassment. Why, the attractive…

Jessica Wakeman | November 8, 2011 - 5:40 pm

“NY Post” In Trouble For Accusing Hotel Maid Of Prostitution

Fireworks weren’t the only thing exploding over 4th of July weekend: that’s also when The New York Post published a scathing front-page article about the hotel maid who accused ex-IMF…

Jessica Wakeman | July 12, 2011 - 4:40 pm

Today’s Lady News: Columnist Says Ines Sainz Provoked Harassment By “Selling” Her Hot Bod

In a column titled “Giving Off The Wrong Signals,” New York Post writer Andrea Peyser blames sports reporter Ines Sainz for being sexually harassed by the New York Jets,…

Jessica Wakeman | September 14, 2010 - 8:15 pm

Attention Ladies: Kyle Smith Thinks Your Maxi Dress Is Ugly

Earlier this month we asked readers of The Frisky, “Do you dress for men or women?” Most of you said you dress for yourself, period, which is why we thought…

Erin Flaherty | July 27, 2009 - 2:20 pm

Trend: Brides Don’t Put Out Anything

If you thought that Bridezillas we’re bats%&t crazy, just wait until you hear how the average engaged woman feels about doin’ it before she says “I do!” According to the…

Simcha | October 14, 2008 - 2:30 pm