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CBS Really, Really Wants You To Know That Supergirl Will Have Feminist Themes

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  • CBS is insisting that the new Supergirl show will have feminist themes. [Daily Dot]
  • Is it hypocritical for Hollywood to support “Je Suis Charlie” when they exercise censorship as a matter of course? [The Daily Beast]
  • Uh oh, looks like Mitt Romney is actually a viable Republican candidate for the 2016 presidential election. At least Paul Ryan is out. [Slate] Keep reading »

4chan Drove A Book Vlogger Off Of YouTube For Existing As A Book Vlogger On YouTube — But What Classy Thing Will They Do Next?

Classy as always, 4chan used its collective powers to drive a book vlogger off of YouTube with comments on her channel that were in turns condescending, mansplaining, and vulgar. She had nothing to do with the forum’s /lit/ board; her channel’s link was posted there for a discussion about book vloggers, and, of course, the 4channers decided that the appropriate course of action was to speculate about her virginity and harass her over her looks, persona, and content.

What’s next for 4chan in their quest to sexually harass women who are doing things that in no way affect those 4channers? My guesses are that they’ll start harassing… Keep reading »

Omaha Bar Issues Crap Response To Woman Spanked On The Ass By Creepazoid

This New Year’s Eve, Emily Johnson was simply trying to have a nice evening out with her boyfriend and friends was unceremoniously spanked on the ass and harassed by a douchebag at an Omaha bar called the “Dundee Cork and Bottle.” After being really unsatisfied with the way things were handled by management, she took to Facebook to explain what happened.

Just got assaulted twice at the Cork & Bottle in Dundee, Omaha. I told the staff the first time it happened (same guy did it, and I pointed him out immediately). Keep reading »

GOP Rep Who Owned Blow-Me.com (Shockingly) Accused Of Sexual Harassment

Texas Representative Blake Farentgold (R-Molasses Swamp) would probably most like to be remembered for the rousing speeches he gave, demanding Obama’s impeachment, to rapt crowds of up to eight people at a time. However, it seems he may now be known for his hobby of cybersquatting on domain names like “blow-me.org” and sexually harassing the women on his staff. Keep reading »

Zillow: Where Real Estate And Sexual Harassment Go Hand-In-Hand [Updated]

A lawsuit filed in California court alleges that real estate database Zillow subjects its female employees to an environment of near-constant harassment and “sexual torture,” in which women are sexually solicited by their coworkers, ranked based on their breast size and fired for complaining about it. Ugh. Keep reading »

Hockey Blogger Fired Over Creepy Twitter DMs

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  • Hockey blogger Steve Lepore, who has also written for Rolling Stone and Sirius XM, has been fired from at least one of his writing gigs after it was revealed that he has sent creepy Twitter direct messages to at least 20 different women. [The Daily Dot]
  • This morning, Janay Rice appeared on “The Today Show” and spoke with Matt Lauer about the domestic violence incident that put her marriage to the NFL’s Ray Rice in the spotlight. I hope for her sake that she is being truthful when she says that this was the first time he ever hit her and that he truly committed to never doing it again. [TODAY]
  • But here is an important piece for Amanda Marcotte about how Rice’s interview highlights a common reason why domestic violence victims stay with their abusers. [Slate] Keep reading »
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