Posts Tagged open letters

Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

By Chloe and Alexandra

Australian police have been accused of mishandling sexual abuse cases in the Catholic Church.

Friend of the site Amelia Thomson-DeVeaux explains why people keep praying at public high school football games, even though it’s clearly unconstitutional.

The great and powerful Ann Friedman on how October got pinkwashed.

Why don’t we talk more about adoption when we talk about reproductive justice?

The shutdown in 10 infuriating sentences.

It’s open season on open letters.

Love America? Then don’t get sick.

By Chloe and Alexandra

Australian police have been accused of mishandling sexual abuse cases in the Catholic Church.

Friend of the site Amelia Thomson-DeVeaux explains why people keep praying at public high school football games, ...

Prudence, dear

Dear Prudence: How should I respond to your rape denialism?

*Trigger warning*

Dear Prudence,

I have this problem I’m hoping you can help me with. I’m a 22-year-old feminist blogger and sometimes I read this Slate advice column by Emily Yoffe—you, actually—who just wrote yet another column dismissing a woman’s alleged rape because of her drinking. What should I do?

Last week, you published a letter from a young woman whose roommate was “very upset” upon waking up, after a night out drinking, with one of the writer’s coworkers and no memory of the encounter. The friend seeking your advice seems skeptical and unsupportive; given her relationship with both parties, she would find herself in a much more comfortable position if the whole ...

*Trigger warning*

Dear Prudence,

I have this problem I’m hoping you can help me with. I’m a 22-year-old feminist blogger and sometimes I read this Slate advice column by Emily Yoffe—you, actually—who ...

Quick hit: Special Olympics athlete and global messenger schools Professional Terrible Person Ann Coulter on use of r-word

Did you watch the third and final presidential debate on Monday?

If so, you’re not alone. The Huffington Post reports that over 59 million people tuned in to watch President Obama slay Mitt Romney and generate yet another hilarious meme with his commander-in-chief mansplaining.

And of those, the vast majority, while certainly opinionated about the content of the debate, managed to express said opinions without using an ableist and highly offensive term.

Unfortunately, Professional Terrible Person Ann Coulter, to the chagrin and embarrassment of everyone, did not get the memo. Instead, she chose to send this unfortunate tweet during the debate, calling President Obama the r-word in a derogatory fashion.

‘So what,’ you may be thinking. ‘Just another ...

Did you watch the third and final presidential debate on Monday?

If so, you’re not alone. The Huffington Post reports that over 59 million people tuned in to watch President Obama slay Mitt Romney and generate ...