More Schlafly: Married women can’t get raped.

Believe it.
Last night at Bates College, Phyllis Schlafly gave a lecture titled, “Conservatism vs. Feminism: The Great Debate” where at one point she contended that a woman can’t get raped by her husband: “By getting married, the woman has consented to sex, and I don’t think you can call it rape.”
The fact that this woman has any merit within the political sphere is beyond me.

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I Annotated This Facebook Message from a Troll

Last weekend, I received a nasty Facebook message from a person with zero friends who created their account the day of Trump’s inauguration. I could have responded to this person via Facebook but instead, I decided to take a cue from NPR and annotate this troll’s message in hopes of dispelling common myths and shedding light on the abuse and harassment women of color face on the internet every day.  

Last weekend, I received a nasty Facebook message from a person with zero friends who created their account the day of Trump’s inauguration. I could have responded to this person via ...