Edited to Add: Relevant to our interests, here is the great Mikki Kendall, who recently co-launched a blog at Hood Feminism, writing at The Toast about the problem of abusers & enablers in progressive spaces. /Edit There is a lot of violence and rape culture stuff discussed at these links, so if that's not stuff you can … Continue reading Predator Prevention – Links
Read the top post in today's Dear Prudence chat. And then join me in a shiny hatefest. I link to Dear Prudence in my sidebar because her constant slut-shaming (and every other kind of shaming) makes her one of the reasons I do what I do here. She literally never resists the chance to tell … Continue reading Rape: Still Awkward, or, Dear Prudence: You Suck
You guys, sorry to go all serious and unfunny on you, but I am incredibly creeped out at the news reports of what happened to the CBS News reporter* and her crew in Egypt, especially the ones that need to mention that she was an "attractive blonde" so that you can really, really picture it. … Continue reading Rape: Awkward.