Media coverage of Bill Cosby’s alleged assaults has portrayed the public’s affection for him as the major casualty. But we should be focusing on the women who say they were attacked—and on the rape culture that concealed his reported behavior for years.
On this episode of Reality Cast, Cristina Aguilar of COLOR speaks about the fight against the personhood amendment in Colorado. In another segment, I discuss how the Bill Cosby rape allegations bring the worst out of the usual suspects, and how women’s actual abortion stories differ from myths that anti-choicers churn out about them.
She’s Beautiful When She’s Angry, Mary Dore’s new film about the birth of contemporary feminism, is an insightful, inspiring look at the struggles and triumphs of our foremothers.
Feminist teacher Ileana Jiménez created a course, titled “Fierce and Fabulous: Feminist Writers, Artists, and Activists,” that teaches high school students about feminism. Elite Daily visits her classroom in Elizabeth Irwin High School to see what the students have learned.
Andrew Sullivan got completely unbent at the idea that Twitter might crack down on harassment. But the real censorship is coming from anti-feminists who use abusive campaigns in an effort to silence feminists.
Feminists face a lot of sexist vitriol from people online who only want to silence them. Here are some of the most offensive tweets some prominent feminists have received.
Criticisms of Dunham do not occur in a vacuum; they are part of an overarching dynamic of punishing juveniles that leaves children of color in particular peril.
GamerGate can and should act as the tipping point: a reminder for gamers that if they want their beloved pastime to survive, they have to work to embrace diversity rather than violently eschew it.
Youtuber Kat Lazo (TheeKatsMeoww) shows us a recipe for “ignorantly tasty” Halloween cupcakes, and schools us on the racist and sexist tendencies that are accepted on this holiday. [via Colorlines]
On this episode of Reality Cast, I chat with social researcher Jennifer Allaway, author of “#GamerGate Trolls Aren’t Ethics Crusaders; They’re a Hate Group.” Also, Fox News is really irate that a university might teach abortion instead of just leaving it up to people to figure it out for themselves through trial and error.