What We Missed

A 17-year-old black teen was shot and killed by an older white man in Florida bothered by his loud music.

In other unbearable news, a 15-year-old Afghan girl was beheaded for rejecting a marriage proposal.

Unless a judge acts to block the law, Mississippi’s last abortion clinic will be shut down.

In Sweden, the infamous photo of Rihanna is being used to “promote” a Chris Brown concert.

Seventeen magazine provides a BMI calculator to teens–and tells them being underweight is healthy.

Gently, like a good friend, the Atlantic tells women they can stop pretending to be feminists now.

Our co-founder Jessica Valenti on likeability.

 

. Bookmark the permalink. Both comments and trackbacks are currently closed.

2 Comments

  1. Posted November 29, 2012 at 9:10 pm | Permalink

    Just read the article about the 45-year old Floridian who shot a kid for playing loud music. Then, I read the comments. Good news: Not a single one of the comments defended the shooter, except with the most blatant sarcasm that condemns him worse than any hate comments could. Not-so-Good news: A lot of the comments are… joke comments…

    Granted, I imagine most of the posters are being incredibly facetious in an attempt to mock and ridicule the shooter and show him for what a horrible person he is and the horrific nature of this incident… but I also saw a lot of ‘Well, to be fair, they were playing [Insert singer or song title here]“. It seems to be utterly tasteless.

    • Posted November 29, 2012 at 9:12 pm | Permalink

      On a related note, don’t read the comments in the article for the 15-year old girl who was murdered. There… there are no words for how awful they are.

Feministing In Your Inbox

Sign up for our Newsletter to stay in touch with Feministing
and receive regular updates and exclusive content.

165 queries. 0.830 seconds