Tag Archives: misogyny

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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Why are we still talking about Chris Brown?

TweetA more discerning adult can look at this twitterclusterfuckerfuffle to see that a) Jenny Johnson, a comedian I never heard of, baited Chris Brown and b) dull witted and unremorseful Chris Brown fired back in a language he’s most comfortable with: misogyny. And yes, this all stopped being news because many of us have already [...]
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Speaking of rape jokes…

Tweet*Trigger warning* I appreciate all of the conversation happening around LOLZRapeGate2012. I really do. Never has there been such a potent mix of characters – somehow strange and stereotypical — thrown into the same spotlight. Daniel Tosh, bloggers, rapists, Louis CK, Jon Stewart, Sarah Silverman, humorless feminists, and hilarious feminists alike are all finding themselves [...]
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In defense of S.E. Cupp

TweetS.E. Cupp is a conservative pundit and writer who I don’t agree with ever.  Her politics are the opposite of mine, and her columns for the New York Daily News generally make my skin crawl or my brain ache or some combination of the two. But today #IStandWithSECupp, because Hustler Magazine has crossed a vile [...]
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