A New Hampshire Republican state lawmaker wrote in a blog post last week that U.S. Rep. Ann McLane Kuster (D-NH) will not win her re-election bid because she is “ugly as sin” and facing off against a more attractive Republican opponent.
Christian masculinists spend much of their time online brutally lambasting modern men and women for not adhering to biblically based gender roles. But their arguments aren’t all that different from conservative evangelicals’.
Studies find that women of all religious faiths and traditions, all political affiliations, and all races, classes, and backgrounds have abortions. Columnist Kevin Williamson believes all such women should be hanged.
A Texas court decision ruling “upskirt” pictures constitutional is the latest example of the courts protecting rape culture in the name of the First Amendment.
Anti-choicers’ bizarre attacks on the newly crowned Miss America expose how the movement has become a strange conspiracy-theory factory, with its supporters seeing monsters around every corner.
An outgrowth of the latest abuse hurled at critic Anita Sarkeesian and developer Zoë Quinn, GamerGate was apparently a deliberate effort to purge women and people of color from the fledgling world of independent gaming criticism through harassment and accusations of fraudulence.
The circle of victims of misogynist harassment is getting bigger, and the Supreme Court is playing a role.
The controversial photos that some visitors took at the exhibit are not only troublesome because they disrespect the art, but because the mocking and dehumanization of the Black female body has a long history in our society.
On Tuesday, the plaza in front of the Legislative Assembly in El Salvador blazed with sun and the energy of 200 women and men gathered to demand from the state an accounting of progress made on petitions to pardon 17 women unjustly imprisoned for up to 40 years for what amount to miscarriages, stillbirths, and other obstetric complications.
Monday’s Hobby Lobby ruling is one more piece of evidence that we still do not value women’s rights in the same way that we value “universal rights”—that is, rights that pertain to men.