The Soapbox: No, Wendi Nix, Boycotting The Cowboys’ Sponsors Will Not Solve The NFL’s Domestic Violence Problem
Yesterday, ESPN’s Wendi Nix joined the crew at SportsCenter to talk about Greg Hardy. Hardy, if you don’t follow football, beat his ex-girlfriend badly while playing for the Carolina Panthers, was…
The Soapbox: On The Need For Safe Spaces For Girls Who Develop Early
Girls who begin puberty earlier than their peers are stuck in an adolescent purgatory of sorts – not yet women, but too “mature” to be considered little girls. …
The Soapbox: Don’t Let Drake’s “Sensitivity” Fool You – He’s Still A Misogynist
Drake’s NiceGuy (TM) persona doesn’t exempt him from being a misogynist.
The Soapbox: In Defense Of “Flip-Flopping” In Politics And In Life
Hillary Clinton has been criticized for flip-flopping on the issues–but isn’t it worse to never change your mind?
The Soapbox: If Meryl Streep Isn’t A Feminist, Fine — I’m Not Either
When asked if she was a feminist, Meryl Streep responded, “I am a humanist, I am for nice easy balance.” Oh, lord, here come the internet masses, sniffing for humanist-not-feminist…
The Soapbox: Would You Rather Not Mock Survivors, Tina Fey?
Tina Fey asked Mindy Kaling “Would you rather sleep with Donald Trump or Bill Cosby?”
The Soapbox: Thanks For The Slut-Shaming, Francis!
Pope Francis deciding to allow priests to forgive women who have had abortions isn’t the progressive move you might think it is.
The Soapbox: As Serena Williams Knows, The Race-Based Wage Gap Is No Joke
Serena may have whooped Maria Sharapova’s behind in 18 of their last 20 matches, but somehow, Sharapova is worth $5 million more.
The Soapbox: Did Fatphobia Enable Jared Fogle’s Predatory Behavior?
Our culture equates weight loss with morality.
The Soapbox: Chicago Needs A Hurricane Katrina, Says Completely Tone Deaf Trib Op-Ed
What kind of person would say they were envious of New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina?
The Soapbox: Spreading Unsubstantiated Theories About Sandra Bland’s Death Won’t Bring Her Justice
Though there has been plenty of sound reporting on the facts of the case, there has also been no shortage of conspiracy theories circulating the internet — including one that…