Sen. Blake Farenthold finds GOP women uncertain about Trumpcare “repugnant” and wants to challenge them to a duel. Former Gov. Mike Huckabee wants them “vacuumed out” of office. Online, the women of the GOP are called “witches” and “feminazis” and told they shouldn’t be allowed to hold public office.
“To be able to be a perpetual witness to the constant struggle of equality is really a beautiful thing. I love that.”
Inside the walls I am agreeable
I coach my face into understanding
And smile and nod emphatically
Over the past nine months, I’ve been working with an academic senate task force made up of faculty members, staff and students to address concerns about sexual violence on our campus. While the group came together in the wake of a high-profile gang rape, we have spent a lot of time talking about sexual harassment […]
When one is looking for nuanced, relatable female characters, the comic book world can be a difficult one to traverse. Women are often props for male protagonists, prizes that need to rescued, adored or ogled. Even when they do get to be the main characters who vanquish villains, they are reduced to “fighting fuck toys,” […]
Feminist. Feminist. Feminist. Screw you, TIME! That was my immediate reaction when I read that TIME had included “feminist” on a list of choices for its annual “worst words” poll, where readers can select the inescapable and overused buzzword of the year that they never want to hear again. The criteria for such distasteful words: If you hear that […]
No, Limbaugh and your like, you can no longer label feminists as typical “bra-burning, butch, bitchy, feminazi” women. The Feminist Collective of the Law School of McGill University in Montreal, Quebec, is here to prove the wide diversity of feminism with their new campaign, “McGill Law Feminists.” The campaign collected photographs of McGill staff, faculty […]
According to some anti-choice groups, the Girl Scouts of the USA are sort of junior league feminazis, as imagined in a Rush Limbaugh fever dream.
On Tuesday, Mother Jones released an audio recording of Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) speaking with members of his reelection staff. Much of the conversation focused on actor Ashley Judd, who, until recently, was rumored to be mulling a run against the current Senate GOP leader. For the most part, the recording is typical opposition research. […]
We men use online harassment to threaten women writers. We call women “man-haters,” verbally abuse them and threaten to rape and murder them.