Tag Archives: privacy

Correction: Sex tapes don’t “work” for working and middle class women

Tweet The release of a sex tape featuring Love and Hip Hop Atlanta cast members Mimi Faust and Nikko Smith earlier this week has had the internet (mainly Black Twitter) abuzz. Per usual, everyone has an opinion on what appears to be a cliché publicity stunt. One take from the blogosphere caught my eye though. In a post on [...]
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Out From Privacy’s Penumbra: What the “Peeping Mike” Case Tells Us About Women and Law

Tweet In her peerless analysis of privacy’s social construction, feminist legal theorist Catharine MacKinnon pointedly observed in Women’s Lives, Men’s Laws that, “The realm in which women’s everyday life is lived, the setting for many of these daily atrocities [rape, battery, sexual assault], is termed ‘the private.’ Law defines the private as where law is [...]
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“A respect for humanity says that you respect women”

TweetOn Sunday’s show, Melissa Harris-Perry perfectly contextualizes the climate where we are witnessing state by state assaults on women bodies, privacy, and reproductive freedom protected under the 14th Amendment in the year where Roe v Wade turns 40, the landmark decision that affirmed a woman’s right to privacy. Stay for the interview with Ohio State [...]
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TSA encourages blogger to “get her freak on” after finding vibrator in bag

TweetYesterday it felt like the Internet exploded when friend and fellow feminist blogger Jill Filipovic Tweeted the following: “Just unpacked my suitcase and found this note from TSA. Guess they discovered a “personal item” in my bag. Wow.” The Tweet was accompanied by this picture depicting a handwritten note that read “Get your freak on [...]
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Norwegian company orders employees to wear a red bracelet during their period

Tweet The mark of the menses. Holy shit: The astonishing demand was revealed in report by a workers’ union into ‘tyrannical’ toilet rules in Norwegian companies. The study claimed businesses were becoming obsessed with lost productivity due to employees spending too much time answering the call of nature. It found 66 per cent of managers [...]
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