1:56 pm, November 27th | by Colette McIntyre
There is a way for a comedian to talk about rape and not make me want to throw hot garbage at them.
6:00 pm, July 25th | by Colette McIntyre
In today’s Read of the Day, our journalism crush Ann Friedman discusses how social media is “forcing Americans to confront the scourge of sexual assault more openly and honestly than ever before — even as it also destroys the lives on individual victims.”
5:30 pm, June 26th | by Grace Rasmus
A new British campaign called “Lose the Lads’ Mags” hopes to stop supermarkets from stocking magazines featuring naked women in sexually explicit positions on the covers. Prominent U.K. feminist Kat Banyard, who launched the campaign, believes the magazines violate the Equality Act of 2010.
6:00 pm, June 20th | by Colette McIntyre
“Since Ken Hoinsky and PUAs like him generally portray themselves as poor schlubs who just want the girls to like them, it’s hard to fathom why they go around doing stuff that will actually make women fear them and hate them.”
5:30 pm, June 19th | by Grace Rasmus
I’m not convinced. Does this make me a bad feminist?
5:30 pm, June 17th | by Grace Rasmus
After standing on the wrong side of the rape debate for a year, Patton Oswalt has (finally, thankfully, totally) changed his mind.
12:30 pm, June 11th | by Colette McIntyre
During the Microsoft press conference at E3 (the largest computer and video game conference of the year), a male presenter dropped an apparent rape joke, telling the female Microsoft employee whom he was beating in a game demonstration to “let it happen, it’ll be over soon.”
6:15 pm, May 9th | by Colette McIntyre
So today’s “Read of the Day is actually more of a “Watch of the Day” and warning: it is terrible.
1:00 pm, April 5th | by Colette McIntyre
The tourists seemed torn: while they had promised to buy their younger cousins a pair of American sneakers, preferably white, preferably the type that a real hip hopper would wear, they weren’t certain that the horde of women clogging the sidewalk was the type of “New York moment” that their guidebooks told them to look out for.
1:45 pm, March 26th | by Colette McIntyre
Every two minutes, someone in the United States is sexually assaulted and more often than not, the public, the justice system, and the media wants to know what the victim did to deserve it.