boys will be boys

Hey, NYMag: We’re Supposed to Be Past “Boys Will Be Boys”

#MeToo detractor Andrew Sullivan is back in New York Magazine this week with his latest gripe about those pesky feminist harpies. This time, he argues, “left-feminists” have gone too far in refusing to accept what Sullivan says is the scientific, biological truth that men are naturally sexually aggressive.

#MeToo detractor Andrew Sullivan is back in New York Magazine this week with his latest gripe about those pesky feminist harpies. This time, he argues, “left-feminists” ...

prison not feminist

Rape Jokes Aren’t Feminist, and Neither is Our Criminal System

This week, Larry Nassar was sentenced to 40 to 175 years in prison for sexually abusing over 160 women in his former capacity as the doctor for the USA Gymnastics team. The case has drawn attention to the pervasive culture of sexual abuse and institutional coverups in American gymnastics. In the past few days, news coverage has also focused on the actions of Judge Rosemarie Aquilina, who devoted seven days of the trial to ensuring that each of the victims had a chance to address the court. In response, the New York Times ...

This week, Larry Nassar was sentenced to 40 to 175 years in prison for sexually abusing over 160 women in his former capacity as the doctor for the USA ...

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#FreeDavia: Another Trans Woman Arrested for Self-Defense

On Friday, January 19, Davia Spain, 23-year-old trans activist, was arrested for “suspicion of domestic violence, burglary and battery.” Witnesses and supporters however argue that she was defending herself from her abuser and that Davia was being unfairly targeted because of her gender identity. 

On Friday, January 19, Davia Spain, 23-year-old trans activist, was arrested for “suspicion of domestic violence, burglary and battery.” Witnesses and supporters however argue that she was defending herself from ...

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When it hits too close to home: #MeToo, Ansari, and the difficult question of justice

The more we realize that sexual violence is not a series of isolated, one-off occurrences, separate blips on the radar screen, the more we have to contend with the violence of the everyday.

The more we realize that sexual violence is not a series of isolated, one-off occurrences, separate blips on the radar screen, the more we have to contend with the violence of the everyday.

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