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Conservative media’s greatest misogynist hits of 2013: Feminism is a sexual perversion that causes statutory rape and more

Tweet This year’s greatest misogynist hits from conservative media included gems like, ”You shut up. Know your role and shut your mouth,” the timeless assertion that feminism is “turning women into sexualized freaks,” and the classic claim that the victim was “manhandled” during “the so-called Steubenville Rape.” But there are so many more! Check them out [...]
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“Everybody wants to have an ally, but no one wants to stand up for anybody.”

TweetBlogging for The Nation yesterday, I wrote about an incident involving  friend of the site and co-founder of Crunk Feminist Collective, Brittney Cooper, where, as part of a public conversation about allies at the Brecht Forum in Brooklyn, she was assaulted. Here she is in her own words: So there I sat on a panel with [...]
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Quick hit: Rachel Hills on Julia Gillard

TweetFriend of the site Rachel Hills has a piece in this week’s edition of the UK magazine The Stylist, about the misogyny that marked Julia Gillard’s short but eventful tenure as Prime Minister of Australia. Gillard was ousted earlier this year, replaced by the man she herself had ousted just a few years before. Hills [...]
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Tyrese, a great friend in fatphobia

TweetWhen I first heard that Tyrese was making fatphobic comments in an interview, I almost chuckled. I mean… just look at the kind of laughable ignorance he has spouted from his Twitter account: But even though Tyrese has excluded himself from the part of my brain that houses the fucks that I have to give, there [...]
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Aaron Swartz on misogyny in technology

Tweet The world lost a genius when Aaron Swartz committed suicide. It also lost a sensitive soul willing to turn an eye towards the uglier side of the industry he loved. Here, excerpts of a 2007 interview in which Swartz discusses misogyny in technology. He was only 21 at the time: Philipp Lenssen: Can you [...]
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