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  • Tracey Grissom
    Free Tracey Grissom: Domestic violence victim imprisoned for self defense
    Alabama woman Tracey Grissom has been sentenced to 25 years in prison for killing her former husband Hunter Grissom. This Tuesday news report shares that the woman openly cried in court, declaring that she "didn't do anything wrong,"...
  • Zoe Quin
    The gaming community is not a wretched hive of sexism and misogyny.
    Over the course of the past decade, video games begun to receive criticism for reasons pertaining to race and sexuality. Games have been criticized for having an abundance of white protagonists, a lack of homosexual characters, and a sexist...
  • Female Objectification
    Flattery or Objectification?
    Turning people into sex objects is one of the specialties of our species. -- Camille PagliaDown the block from my office is a pizzeria. A few years ago, prior to it being a food eatery, it was a haven for pornography and peep shows. During that...
  • Female Ezio Auditore
    Is it really sexist if a video game does not feature playable female characters?
    In the month of June, E3 brought us many exciting game announcements, including a new entry in the Assassin's Creed series. Gamers concerned with social justice were quick to notice that the trailer for Assassin's Creed: Unity did not...
  • Elliot Rodger
    UW student arrested after threatening to be the next Elliot Rodgers
    Police detained Keshav Bhide, a student at The University of Washington in Seattle, on Monday afternoon after Bhide made various threats on his social media outlets that he was going to kill women. An apparent copycat of Elliot Rodgers’...
  • Misogyny
    Elliot Rodger, Narcissistic Defiance, Misogyny and the Power of a Gun
    What Elliot Rodger said about women reveals that misogyny is not at all harmless.Frustrated by the fact that women, inferior creatures he felthe was entitled to, rejected him romantically, he decided to get even by going on a shocking shooting...
  • truth
    Obliterating the myth of 'white privilege'
    Without denying the historical reality of slavery in American History, there must also be no denial of the Emancipation Proclamation (proclaimed by a Republican) which freed the slaves. There must also be no denying the advances, and prosperity,...
  • Kars from Jojo's Bizarre Adventure
    What Jojo's Bizarre Adventure made me realize about women in video games
    Jojo's Bizarre Adventure is a long-running manga that started in 1987 and is still going strong today. There have been several Jojo video games, the most recent one being Jojo's Bizarre Adventure: All-Star Battle, released last month in...
  • 'Slap Hillary' game highlighted at 'The Hillary Project' Super PAC
    Offensive 'Slap Hillary' game draws faux outrage
    Joan E. Greve of ABC News reported Thursday that a self-described nonpartisan super PAC, "The Hillary Project" has relaunched the "Slap Hillary game" which encourages users to slap Hillary Clinton. Is it offensive? Yes.But the...
  • Erin Fitzgerald
    Voice actress defends busty characters in video games
    There has been an upsetting trend recently among game journalists; it has become very popular to criticize games that feature female characters with exaggerated proportions. Such game characters are ridiculed with statements such as "she...
  • Ellen Page
    Ellen Page decries the persecution of actresses in Hollywood
    Actress Ellen Page, 26, claims opportunities for female actresses in Hollywood are extremely limited due to prevailing patriarchal hierarchy which prevents women from getting parts that are equally compelling as their male counterparts.Page...
  • Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel
    Congress steps in to address sexual assault in US military
    Every week has brought a new allegation.Today Brigadier General Bryan Roberts was suspended as the commanding general of the U.S. Army Training Center at Fort Jackson, South Carolina; he is accused of adultery and having a physical altercation....
  • Mark Driscoll
    Christian misogyny: Megachurch pastor tells women they must ‘submit’
    Women are “quarrelsome nags,” and must “submit” to their husbands, according to Mars Hill Church Pastor Mark Driscoll. In a sermon dripping with Christian misogyny, Driscoll told his flock that God wants women to submit to...
  • What’s the matter with North Dakota?  Rise of a male-dominated dystopia
    What’s the matter with North Dakota? Rise of a male-dominated dystopia
    What’s the matter with North Dakota? Rise of a male-dominated dystopia on the Northern plains With the Bakken oil boom creating jobs aplenty, North Dakota has the nation’s lowest unemployment rate at just a little over three percent....
  • Sexist Jimmy Johns
    Man-bashing humor perpetuates hatred
    After publishing the article, “Sexist humor affects social perception,” some of my readers chided me for only discussing the effect of misogynistic humor, and not at all addressing how men are affected by man-bashing behavior.Even...