Posts tagged "slutshaming"

TLC Slutshames Rihanna, Rihanna Doesn’t GAF

When there’s no changing the fact that I’m me, and they’re well…they’re them. — Rihanna (@rihanna) June 6, 2014

In an interview in Australia, TLC — the…

Jessica Wakeman | June 6, 2014 - 7:00 pm

Theater Critic Fired After “Private, Personal” Photos Taken 22 Years Ago Are Posted On Gay Web Site

Mark Shenton, a theater critic for nearly 12 years at UK’s Sunday Express, announced in a post on today’s web site he was fired. What did Shenton do? Twenty-two years ago,…

Jessica Wakeman | December 5, 2013 - 2:40 pm

“Sleepless In Austin” Single Dude Romeo Rose Shares His Racism, Nuttery On HuffPost Live (NSFW)

This HuffPost Live interview with Romeo Rose —the guy behind “Sleepless In Austin,” a blog offering money to someone who can introduce him to a woman who fits his absurd

Jessica Wakeman | September 27, 2013 - 3:30 pm

Gee, I Wonder Why The Man Behind “Sleepless In Austin” Is Still Single

I am desperately hoping Sleepless In Austin — allegedly the work of a photographer named Larry Busby who goes by the name Romeo Rose — is a prank.

But given…

Jessica Wakeman | September 25, 2013 - 12:40 pm

The Soapbox: Slutshaming Social Media Mom Kim Hall Needs To Learn Some Appropriate Boundaries With Her Kids

By now you’ve probably heard about the Is-She-Serious? blog post written by a Christian mother of three sons and one daughter addressed to the teenaged girls her kids are friends…

Jessica Wakeman | September 5, 2013 - 2:00 pm

14-Year-Old Pregnant Rape Victim Slutshamed By Indiana Community

This whole story is horrific: A 13-year-old girl in Ellwood, Indiana, was raped by a 17-year-old and became pregnant. She decided to carry the pregnancy to term because she…

Jessica Wakeman | June 11, 2013 - 6:30 pm

High Schooler Shares Heartbreaking Online Slutshaming Problem With NPR

Adults blame victims of sexual crimes and indiscretions, asking “Why was she dressed like that?” or “Why did she drink so much?”

Adults also use the Internet for…

Jessica Wakeman | January 8, 2013 - 4:40 pm

I’m Sorry, What? Katrina Darling Is An Embarrassment For Kate, But Prince Harry Dressed As A Nazi And We’re Cool?

So, by now most of us know that Kate Middleton has a (very distant) cousin named Katrina Darling who is a burlesque dancer. Ms. Darling just posed on the cover…

Almie Rose | August 21, 2012 - 9:00 am

Today’s Lady News: NC County Says Young Women Should Be “Responsible” & Not Have Sex

Dear Man I Am Sleeping With And Other Men I Might Sleep With In The Future: The New Hanover County board of commissioners in North Carolina has turned down…

Jessica Wakeman | March 13, 2012 - 5:40 pm

Rachel Bilson Slut Shames The Slutty Dress Wearer

“I guess I’m not too crazy about slutty dresses. You try something on, and if you feel like a slut, you probably look like one.”
– “Hart of Dixie” actress…

Julie Gerstein | February 29, 2012 - 12:20 pm

Today’s Lady News: BYU Jerk Slut-Shames Fellow Student For Her Dress On Valentine’s Day

Somebody has just cursed himself a lifetime of callused handjobs on Valentine’s Day: a student at Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah, received a handwritten message from a fellow…

Jessica Wakeman | February 16, 2012 - 5:40 pm

Meet Our Future First Female President, Maybe

So, apparently this video is a few months old, but I don’t care — YouTube user astrorice is an amazingly articulate and wise 13-year-old girl who impressed the pants off…

Julie Gerstein | January 12, 2012 - 12:40 pm