Tag Archives: Harassment

New Favorite Tumblr: I Believe You, It’s Not Your Fault

Tweet I Believe You | It’s Not Your Fault is a space for older folks to offer support to young people dealing with the bullshit of rape culture alone. The site was started by Lindy West after a woman writer shared a story about a friend’s young daughter who was being sexually harassed at school but [...]
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Releasing a creepy, stalkerish video is not how you “get her back”

Tweet Last night, Zerlina tweeted the most important hashtag of the year to date: #stoprobinthicke2014. Robin Thicke’s very public heartbreak and estrangement from his high school sweetheart and wife of 11 years, Paula Patton, continues to skeeve out a weary public. A video of his upcoming single “Get Her Back” from his new album, Paula–which has [...]
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Photo of the Day: Restaurant’s awesome response to customer’s demand that servers “show more skin”

Tweet Recently, a customer at the Atomic Grill in Morgantown, West Virginia complained on UrbanSpoon that the restaurant’s servers should “show more skin.” Because, obviously, as everyone knows, when you go out to eat, you are paying not just for the meal but also the chance to ogle the women whose job it is to serve [...]
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Misogynistic gun extremists are harassing women speaking out for gun reforms

TweetMother Jones has an important and disturbing piece about how gun extremists are harassing women speaking out for gun reforms. Ever since the Sandy Hook massacre, a small but vocal faction of the gun rights movement has been targeting women who speak up on the issue—whether to propose tighter regulations, educate about the dangers to children, [...]
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Out From Privacy’s Penumbra: What the “Peeping Mike” Case Tells Us About Women and Law

Tweet In her peerless analysis of privacy’s social construction, feminist legal theorist Catharine MacKinnon pointedly observed in Women’s Lives, Men’s Laws that, “The realm in which women’s everyday life is lived, the setting for many of these daily atrocities [rape, battery, sexual assault], is termed ‘the private.’ Law defines the private as where law is [...]
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