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Dear Rutgers University: How Could You Cancel The “Politicizing Beyonce” Course?!

As a Black woman and college graduate, I want to stress the importance of having classes that connect women of color to their struggle, allowing them to form critical opinions of the societal structure pervasively recreated by media and culture. More »


Deck The Gals With Neon Duct Tape: Photographer Declares “Peace On Earth” By Silencing Women In Family’s Holiday Photo

The message is clear. The women have had their mouths forcibly closed, and their hands tied. Finally, father and son know peace! No annoying women can be heard, and they can’t move either. Toss ‘em in a closet and you don’t even have to see them. Such bliss!More »


Feminists Who Conflate Consensual Sex Work With Rape Aren’t Helping Women

Some feminists have no real respect for sex workers. They pretend to care but they are barely capable of hiding their disdain. More »


New Study Shows Men Are More Likely To Take Paternity Leave If They Have Sons

Sadly though, researchers have discovered gender consistently influences the paternity leave for new fathers. More »


Why Funny Women Don’t Like Cowardly Men

Rather than focusing on the internalized prejudices of men who crave women who will themselves smaller and more likable in the face of patriarchy, I’d rather focus on the funny women who exist, and why we’re leaving these exhausting cowards in the dust. More »


Singer Ellie Goulding Gets Real About Sexism In The Music Industry

Singer Ellie Goulding has everything going on, a new album release and a chance to perform in this year’s Victoria’s Secret fashion show, but her success did not come easy.

The 27 year old described many instances of sexism that got in her way on her rise to success, including the music industry being male-dominated,… More »


Watch Ariana Grande Rightfully Shut Down Some Sexist Radio DJs

Ariana Grande, that odd little duck, was on Power 106 recently to discuss her newest single, “Focus.” When the conversation took a swift turn for the sexist, Grande did her best to shut down the idiotic ramblings of hosts Justin Credible and Eric D-Lux, who asked her a bunch of sexist and awesome questions like… More »


T.I. On Hillary Clinton: “Not To Be Sexist But I Can’t Vote … For A Woman”

Here’s a free bit of advice: Never start a sentence with “Not to be sexist but…” unless you’re warning someone in advance that you’re about to say some sexist bullshit so they can plug their ears. More »


“Said To Lady Journos” Highlights The Really Chill Sexism In Media

I figured you were too pretty to be a print journalist.” More »


Frisky Rant: I Am A Scientist, Not A “Lady” Scientist

Earlier this year, Nobel Laureate Sir Tim Hunt and Biochemist at the University College London found himself with a bit of a PR problem when he tried to analyze the gender gap in science. According to Hunt, the real issue was that women were just too damn sexy for the white coats. While men in… More »


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!

This is literally what happened:

Teale: An online study showed a shocking 95 percent of people said they have been harassed, either… More »


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 deal and making observations.” Oh ok.

Ranting on his blog “Blog & Mablog: Theology That Bites Back” he says:

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MRAs Hunt For The Perfect Virgin Continues Unabated With “No Hymen, No Diamond”

One cool thing that men’s rights activists and extremely conservative Christians have in common is the misguided and dangerous belief that a woman’s “purity” is directly related to her virginity. If you’ve spent time poking around in the dirty corners of the internet that these two groups inhabit, this is not news. Their latest attempt… More »


Celeb Finance Firm Said Rihanna Is Hot Because She “Isn’t Too Dark”

Isn’t it rad when the people you trust with your money are actually sexist, racist dickbags, too?! More »


Soap Opera Actress Nancy Lee Grahn Whines About Viola Davis’s Emmy Speech Not Including “All” Women

Last night’s Emmy Awards were shockingly entertaining and exciting, and the acceptance speeches were the absolute highlight, each one better than the next. From Jill Soloway and Jeffrey Tambor’s advocacy for trans rights, to Uzo Aduba’s moving tribute to her sister, to Regina King’s shock  at winning after years of slaying part after part, it was a… More »


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 personal appearance standards are lawful since it states its conditions during their hiring process. Yes, it’s still horribly sexist and objectifying, but under… More »


Frisky Rant: Male Reactions To Amber Rose’s Support Of Slut Walk Prove Why The Movement Is So Necessary

Good job proving the point, jackasses. More »


Trevor Noah: “Women Are More Powerful In Comedy Right Now”

O RLY? More »


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