Tag Archives: Politics

Stat of the day: 1 in 6 Australians thinks “no” means “yes”

TweetA new national study of over 17, 000 people found that 1 in 6 of my fellow Australians believes that, when it comes to sex, when women say “no,” they sometimes mean “yes.” The numbers in this survey are really fucking grim, and what’s more depressing is that the views on sexual and domestic violence [...]
Also tagged , , | Leave a comment

The Feministing Five: Mallika Dutt

TweetGlobal activist Mallika Dutt is passionately committed to ending violence against women and girls. As she sees it, “Gender violence against women is a human rights issue and it’s the biggest human rights pandemic on this planet. Bar none.  It is imperative that everyone understands their role and place in doing something.” Since founding Breakthrough, [...]
Also tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

“I like my girls chubby.” And other comments male colleagues made to Senator Gillibrand about her body

TweetSenator Kirsten Gillibrand decided to give us a little taste of some of the comments about her body that she’s received from her colleagues — who are, might I remind you, elected officials given the privilege of representing the people in our great nation’s governing legislative body — during her tenure. An interview with People, along [...]
Also tagged , , , | Comments closed

Quote of the Day: To reach female voters, GOP needs to “bring it down to a woman’s level”

TweetAt a recent panel put on by the Republican Study Committee, the House’s conservative caucus, conservative women discussed how the GOP can improve their messaging to female voters. Here’s the advice North Carolina Rep. Renee Ellmers offered: Men do tend to talk about things on a much higher level. Many of my male colleagues, when they [...]
Also tagged , , | Comments closed

New Favorite Tumblr: Beyoncé Voters

Tweet Last week, Fox News host Jesse Watters accused Hillary Clinton of courting the “single ladies vote” with her response to the Hobby Lobby decision. According to Watters, these women–who make up a quarter of the electorate and broke for Obama by 76 percent last election–”depend on government because they’re not depending on their husbands. They need [...]
Also tagged , , , | Comments closed

Feministing In Your Inbox

Sign up for our Newsletter to stay in touch with Feministing
and receive regular updates and exclusive content.

173 queries. 0.323 seconds