Tag Archives: slut-shaming

Rape culture rampant in Missoula, Montana and everywhere else too

Tweet**Trigger warning** A couple weeks ago, the Justice Department launched a federal investigation into the handling of sexual assault cases in Missoula, Montana. The town has seen 80 reported rapes in the last three years–including 11 cases involving students and accusations against several Grizzlies football players–but local officials say that’s typical for a college town [...]
Also tagged , , | Comments closed

The Wednesday Weigh-In: Let’s Talk About Birth Control For REAL Edition

Tweet There’s been a lot of talk about birth control lately. But much of the conversation has been centered around politics and policies, and as a result, the realities of birth control usage have fallen by the wayside a bit. Maybe that’s why people like Rush Limbaugh make statements which seem to suggest that their [...]
Also tagged , , , | Comments closed

Thirteen year old badass on slut shaming

TweetThis video’s a bit old, but I hadn’t seen it before, and it’s amazing. This gives me hope for the future right now. Update: Huge thank you to Feministing reader Sorcha for typing up a transcript, which you can find after the jump. I also received transcripts from readers Caitlin and Libbie. The Feministing community [...]
Also tagged , | Comments closed

The Wednesday Weigh-In: Sexy Halloween Edition

Tweet Read Part 2 of the cartoon at The Hairpin. “Sexy Virgnia Woolf” is my fav. It’s almost Halloween, you guys! Which means yet another year of eye-rolling about how TEH SEXY has completely taken over. Jillian Tamaki’s costume ideas in Part 2 of the cartoon above are so hilarious/sad because they not very different [...]
Also tagged , , , | Comments closed

Fight sex-negativity by tweeting that you’ve had HPV tomorrow

TweetCourtney mentioned the “so-called Ayelet Waldman overshare” yesterday, but I think it deserves its own post because I agree so hard with Jill that this is why we are losing as a culture. To recap: After Michele Bachmann made ridiculous and patently false claims about the HPV vaccine in an effort to score political points [...]
Also tagged , , , , | Comments closed
163 queries. 0.360 seconds