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Misogynistic gun extremists are harassing women speaking out for gun reforms

TweetMother Jones has an important and disturbing piece about how gun extremists are harassing women speaking out for gun reforms. Ever since the Sandy Hook massacre, a small but vocal faction of the gun rights movement has been targeting women who speak up on the issue—whether to propose tighter regulations, educate about the dangers to children, [...]
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Daniel Tosh was heckled & that’s the real crime or how not to write a real headline

TweetDaniel Tosh’s comments to the woman he joked about being gang-raped did not constitute an apology but a “fauxpology,“  as Vanessa pointed out yesterday. Tosh uses some classic tricks to apologize, without really apologizing. Trick One: I was misquoted. Tosh seeks to relieve himself of any responsibility, since, hey, he didn’t even say it. Trick [...]
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#MenCallMeThings reveals what’s inside everyone’s Anti-Feminist Mailbag

TweetAs I mentioned this past weekend, recently there’s been some renewed discussion about online misogyny. On both sides of the pond, women bloggers have been speaking out about the sexist abuse they endure–often silently and stoically–for, as Jill says, “the crime of Blogging While Female.” While commenters can be dicks all over the internet, it’s [...]
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