Why all the teacher hate?
In this glorious political moment… it might be useful to remember that fear isn’t all bad.
Riiiight… because ALL WOMEN’S BODIES ARE NATURALLY CAPABLE OF CARRYING A “CHILD” TO TERM. Ladies, you’re babymakers. If you can’t do it right the first time, you’re a criminal. And anyways, you’re worth less than men.
Anonymous vs. HBGary –> notice that HBGary is NOT an innocent party.
Maybe Mormon mommy blogs are fascinating because they validate that career women made the right choice for them?
Some fandom reflections on surviving abuse and its effects on agency
From SunlessNick: Echidne’s deep thought regarding Slate’s DoubleX
The Mary Sue just launched. It’s a site for girl geeks. I especially think y’all might be interested in their explanation of “Why for WOMEN?”
“To not feel like you have to work harder than guys to prove that you’re genuinely into geek culture. We want simple things, like to be able to visit a comic book store without feeling out of place. To be able to buy a video game without getting the sense that the cashier thinks we’re buying it for someone else.”
This is a refreshing article blowing open the fact that Charlie Sheen has abused women at all sorts of levels for 20 years and yet the second he abuses a (male) heavyweight in his industry he gets the boot. It should’ve happened years ago.
Also from Sybil:
This is a blog about user submitted short stories about incidents of prejudice they face in their everyday lives. Racism, sexism, ablism, etc.
Defense attorney:: “Is it possible that there was a misunderstanding because the defendant doesn’t speak English?”
Me, the primary witness:: “Screaming ‘no’ and fighting to get out of a person’s grip are universal.”
Defense attorney:: “You told the police that you had three drinks that night. Is it possible that you were confused?”
I was a 23 year-old, testifying about what my rapist did. This defense attorney’s doubts are the doubts that women fear when they report rape.
More dickwolves fall out.
Lori Berenson is finally free!