Saturday, January 16, 2021
men’s rights activists

A Feminist’s Response to Men’s Rights Activists

The women’s rights movement as I know it has been a slow, laborious process with many gains and many setbacks. I consider myself a feminist and I believe that women are still struggling to gain equality
Misogyny

Misogyny 101

Misogyny, according to Merriam-Webster, is "a hatred of women." That's it. Nothing subtle, just a hatred of women. Unfortunately, the word is often applied in situations where it's not really warranted.
#YesAllWomen

Who Says “No” to #YesAllWomen?

In the wake of Elliot Rodger's lethal and misogynistic rampage #YesAllWomen began trending on twitter. Powerful statements have been made about the horrors women regularly experience. It was eye-opening. Naturally, it was immediately attacked by the boorish and hateful.
Monica Lewinsky

The Real Tragedy of Monica Lewinsky

Monica Lewinsky is breaking her silence about her scandalous affair with President Bill Clinton in a self-written essay for Vanity Fair magazine. The magazine hits the stand May 13, but it has already set off a firestorm from both Republicans and Democrats.
Rape Kit Backlog

America’s Massive Rape Kit Backlog

For every untested rape kit, there is a rape victim waiting for justice
ball and chain

Men: The Real Ball and Chain

A few days, Beyonce Knowles wrote an essay about gender equality being a myth and for men and women to come together and face reality. It really got me thinking about how men have become the ball and chain of our society.

What If We Had No Word for Rape?

Changing the societal script may be the answer to an age old problem

Caitlyn Jenner’s Contradictory Conservatism

For Jenner to say that Hillary's record on woman's right is selfish and self serving is reproachable.
nfl

In the NFL, Balls Matter, Women Don’t

Why does the NFL prefer to talk about their balls instead of the real issues plaguing the league?
Gender Pay Gap, cartoon

The Gender Pay Gap… From a Woman’s Point of View

I am speechless and outraged by Republicans who blocked legislation meant to close the gender pay gap. There are several repercussions that women face when making only 77 cents on the dollar compared to men.
Men Dominate the Headlines

Why Men Dominate the Headlines

To celebrate women’s history month, let's take a look at what men are currently doing
Prostitution in Canada

Will Prostitution in Canada Remain Decriminalized?

Prostitution in Canada is legal in itself, but there are laws against street soliciting, living on the avails of prostitution and keeping a brothel. All that might be about to change.
Campus Sexual Assaults

The Truth About Campus Sexual Assaults

What is being done (and not being done) to halt the epidemic of sexual assaults on college campuses
Sexual Violence Statistics

Intimate Sexual Violence Statistics

There is far more to sexual violence than just rape and a portion of it occurs within intimate relationships
abortion, abortion protests

Conservative and Liberal Ignorance on Abortion

Whether you’re a conservative or liberal, most Americans can’t answer basic health questions about abortion
Assault on Abortion Rights

Republicans Plan Heavy Assault on Abortion Rights

Newly elected Republican legislators are gearing up for a new round of attacks on abortion rights
#QuestionsforMen

Why I Don’t Have #QuestionsforMen

Why should a woman care about a man’s opinion if they refuse to respect women?
jane doe alabama

The Insane Abortion Case of Jane Doe Alabama

The Republican war on women in Alabama has reached epic ridiculousness
anti-abortion

Anti-Abortion Movement: How the Past Became the Present

How anti-abortion activists across the country are once again endangering the lives of women everywhere
McCullen v. Coakley

Why the Supreme Court got McCullen v. Coakley Wrong

The Supreme Court's recent ruling on McCullen v. Coakley is not only wrong, it has potentially created a danger for women seeking out services for reproductive rights.