Posts tagged "slate"

The Best Responses To Slate’s Troll-y Piece On Young Women & Drinking

I wrote my own response to "College Women: Stop Getting Drunk," the Slate piece by Emily Yoffe that put the onus on young women to stop getting drunk so they are less susceptible to sexual assault. But here are some other kickass responses on the Internet: "How To Write About Rape Prevention Without…
By: Jessica Wakeman / October 16, 2013

The Soapbox: BDSM Is Not “Consensual Domestic Violence”

I don't want to write this post. I really don't want to write this post. I really don't want to write this post because all the ways that Slate columnist/link-baiter William Saletan is wrong about BDSM are so numerous and so glaringly inaccurate that I have half a mind not to dignify it…
By: Jessica Wakeman / March 6, 2013

Everything You Need To Know About That Seemingly Endless Democratic Primary In Eight Minutes

So the Democratic race for the nomination is finally over (yay, no more Hardball dominating our Tivo!), but just in case you missed any of the details, Slate has put together a brilliant 8 minute synopsis of how it all went down. Think of it as video Cliff Notes. [Slate] P.S. Fox News,…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / June 12, 2008