Posts Tagged Isla Vista

Alexandra

That bad

My straight male friends are terrified of the morning-after lady brunch when women, they are sure, swap stories of their dexterity and stamina over mimosas. Ha ha! say the women they’ve slept with to all the women they would one day like to sleep with. (“Men are afraid that women will laugh at them.”) Perhaps some 20-something, cocktail-sipping ladies do just that. But I rarely hear lurid details fit for a “Sex and the City” brunch after the good or uneventful nights; women I know save that precision for something darker, when the answer begins “it’s not that bad, but.”

My straight male friends are terrified of the morning-after lady brunch when women, they are sure, swap stories of their dexterity and stamina over mimosas. Ha ha! say the women they’ve slept with to all the women ...

Weekly Feminist Reader

A more diverse medical profession means better care for a diverse America.

Five years after Dr. Tiller’s murder, abortion clinics remain at risk.

The price of a sex-slave rescue fantasy.

Are you shocked?  Google is overwhelmingly white and male.

A more diverse medical profession means better care for a diverse America.

Five years after Dr. Tiller’s murder, abortion clinics remain at risk.

The price of a sex-slave rescue fantasy.

Are you shocked?  Google ...

elliot-rodger

Roundup: Essential feminist writing on the Isla Vista shooting

We, as a feminist community, have spent the last four days in shock after the Isla Vista shooting. That the roots of the tragedy — violent misogyny — may be too intimately familiar to so many of us hasn’t softened the blow. Here we’ve tried to compile some of the best feminist writing in the aftermath, highlighting how our movements are processing, responding, and fighting back. Let us know what you’ve been reading in the comments.

We, as a feminist community, have spent the last four days in shock after the Isla Vista shooting. That the roots of the tragedy — violent misogyny — may be too intimately familiar to so many of ...