misogyny

#MeToo Parenting: Raising Girls To Always Speak Up & Never Minimize

I will teach my daughters that they have control of their body. They have a voice.

Metoo parenting is teaching my daughters that they have control of their body. They have a voice. There are now real consequences for those who abuse power.

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Lady Doritos: The Chips That Don't Crunch

If Doritos wanted to change something, I’d say they should make their chips slightly smaller so the edges don’t scrape the roof of your mouth when you bite into them. That’s all.

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A Guy Telling You What To Wear Is Not Cute, It's Controlling

It's taken me years to appreciate my body. There is nothing wrong with wanting to show it off.

It's taken me years to appreciate my body. There is nothing wrong with wanting to show it off. I never let a guy tell me what to wear!

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When Sexism Drives You To Create A Pretend Dude

Reinforcing an oppressive sexism system so that you can get what you want is an option, but perhaps not one to be quite so proud of.

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Me, Too: Confronting My Own Misogyny 

I am taking accountability and making this ugliness public so that others struggling with their own misogyny might recognize themselves and take steps to heal, too.

Me, Too: confronting my own misogyny. Change can’t come from a social media campaign alone, but from constant personal diligence by us all.

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Should I Stay Or Should I Go? When Your Activist Community Becomes Toxic

When my activist community turned toxic, I had to find a way to keep moving forward with my work.

It got to the incredibly toxic point, with my activist community, where I seriously considered walking away from activism for good.

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When "Free Speech" Silences Marginalized Voices

Those who advocate for free speech the most vocally tend to be silent when marginalized people are censored.

When marginalized people respond to hateful speech with more speech, they often risk their physical safety — not just their comfort. Free speech is complex.

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The Misogyny Of 'Dr. Who' Fans - Dudebros Are NOT HAPPY With A Female Lead

Let’s take a moment and soak this in: women make up half the population and only 1/13th of the Doctors from Doctor Who, and there are actually men out there deluded enough to claim that this is unfair to men. (Image Credit: Instagram/nymag)

Ms. Whitaker is a white woman, so obviously 'Dr. Who' is still desperately behind and lacking in their Doctor diversity. But the show has finally introduced a woman as the main character and men (and a few women, because internalized oppression is a thing) are flipping out.

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Take The Cake: I Shared My Weight In A Personal Ad & Here's What Happened

Share your weight and your feelings. Demand desserts. And live your best (sex) life. (Image Credit: Instagram/Virgietovar)

I find that clarity is the key to getting the exact heterosexual intercourse you want. Part of this involves taking the gloves off around discussions of my body. So, I said it in the ad:
“I weigh 250 pounds.”

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Harvard Rejects 10 Incoming Freshmen For Disgusting 'Dark Memes' & Holy Hell Where Are These Kids' Parents?

These Harvard kids are the children of entitlement and their parents are just as culpable for those memes as they are.

At least ten students from the incoming class of Harvard freshmen have had their offers rescinded for posting "dark humor" memes. These memes aren't funny, they're beyond offensive, and these parents are absolutely culpable for their children's behavior.

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