Tag Archives: Elliot Rodger

An open letter to privileged people who play devil’s advocate

Tweet You know who you are. You are that white guy in an Ethnic Studies class who’s exploring the idea that poor people might have babies to stay on welfare. Or some person arguing over drinks that maybe a lot of women do fake rape for attention. Or, recently, someone insisting that I consider the idea that [...]
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Friday Feminist Fuck Yeah: #AllMenCan

Tweet In the aftermath of the Isla Vista killings, as the MRA scum of the internet have come out to defend Rodger’s worldview if not his actions and a disturbing number of ostensibly non-sexist men have tried to downplay the role of misogyny in his crimes, #yesallwomen became a robust and cathartic rallying cry. Now, [...]
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The Population of Loss: What patriarchy does to us all

TweetIn writing about the frightening Isla Vista shooting this week, I focused on what the shooting dredged up online—a cavalcade of opinions and rants that show the hidden army of men willing to see women’s dead bodies as an acceptable sacrifice to their own lusts and entitlements. The number of people willing to tacitly justify [...]
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Weekly Feminist Reader

TweetMisogyny kills. Let’s call the Isla Vista killings what they were: misogynist extremism. Elliott Rodger was influenced by MRAs. News media: don’t gloss over the misogyny and sexual entitlement behind the mass shooting.  Tweet
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