Tag Archives: Harassment

Friday Feminist Fuck You: Hunter Moore

TweetThis is Hunter Moore. When he was broke and sitting on his parents’ couch in Sacramento, he founded the now-defunct site Is Anyone Up so he and his buddies could “post pictures of girls we were fucking at the time.” It grew to be an infamous “revenge porn” site where users submitted nude photos of their exes before [...]
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NYT fail: “Men invented the internet”

Tweet Grace Murray Hopper: American computer scientist and U.S. Navy officer, one of the first programmers of the Harvard Mark I computer and developed the first compiler for a computer programming language. Pic via Boing Boing. Xeni Jardin at Boing Boing has a great response to this weekend’s New York Times’ piece on Ellen Pao’s sexual discrimination lawsuit against the venture capital firm [...]
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Katie Roiphe Downplays Sexual Harrassment in the NY Times

TweetShorter Katie Roiphe in this weekend’s New York Times? Sexual harassment = NBD. The casually titled article “In Favor of Dirty Jokes and Risqué Remarks” could almost be mistaken for an etiquette column, until you get to the terrifying and unmistakably political message: shut up with all the sexual harassment claims, mmk? Roiphe has a [...]
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#MenCallMeThings reveals what’s inside everyone’s Anti-Feminist Mailbag

TweetAs I mentioned this past weekend, recently there’s been some renewed discussion about online misogyny. On both sides of the pond, women bloggers have been speaking out about the sexist abuse they endure–often silently and stoically–for, as Jill says, “the crime of Blogging While Female.” While commenters can be dicks all over the internet, it’s [...]
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Herman Cain responds to accusations of inappropriate behavior by not responding to accusations of inappropriate behavior

Tweet According to Politico, Herman Cain engaged in sexually suggestive behavior towards at least two female employees during his time at the National Restaurant Association. Suspiciously, the women signed agreements and received financial settlements to leave the association. It’s hard not to continually question Herman Cain’s legitimacy as a candidate, with his faulty logic, annoying bravado and frightening policy [...]
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