Over the summer I wrote this response to a particularly heinous article from Cosmopolitan Magazine entitled “10 Sentences He’d Be Psyched To Hear”: Cos·mo·pol·i·tan -noun: a person who is free from local, provincial, or national bias or attachment; citizen of the world. Now color me biased, but I find it pretty hard to believe that […]Read More Cosmopolitan: Still A National Concern
So, I know a lot of women who have been caught in the Halloween costume dilemma. We’ve discussed it here at our Bitchin’ Table. With Halloween this weekend, and stuck in the midst of Halloween costume drama, one of my best friends wrote an incredible blog post about slut shaming and Halloween at her tumblr, […]Read More Quick hit: a new feminist approach to Halloween
I was going to write about something completely different for my post today, but after reading Katie O’s piece on sexual harassment in the workplace, I feel compelled to talk about my experiences as well. It is so disheartening that after reading Katie O’s post, my immediate reaction was “Oh…yup, me too!” It’s just a […]Read More I Feel Ya, Katie O.: Harassment in the Restaurant Industry
When I was 16 I started working my first job at a pretty crappy movie theater. Since there was a bigger, nicer, less creepy one in the mall across the street, I basically got paid $6.25 an hour to do homework and deal with the very rare customer. This job was also my first real […]Read More Tales from just another nutty slut
This video is HYSTERICAL!!! Animated video on a female student wanting a recommendation letter from one of her professors for graduate school. The professor has some choice comments… http://www.xtranormal.com/watch/7451115/?ref=nfRead More Want to be a Professor in the Social Sciences?
Recently, there has been a wave of attention on the Yale Fraternity Delta Kappa Epsilon’s disturbing pledge initiation. Pledges were blindfolded and marched through campus, chanting charming slogans that included “No means yes, yes means anal” and “My name is Jack, I’m a necrophiliac, I fuck dead women”. I don’t want to bash anyone involved […]Read More Yale: Home of the “Progressive” Rape Joke
Forewarning: Some of the subject matter, links and citations are Not Safe For Work and contain explicit sexual images. Reader Discretion Is Advised. Disclaimer now out of the way– there is this dude. Named Terry Richardson. He is all around Grade A Gross. He is also a photographer! You may have seen his work recently due to […]Read More Have You Heard About This Guy Named Terry Richardson? Probably Not.
Why? Give me whatever you got. I am curious, I have my thoughts.Read More Actually respond this time: Why do you think Introduction to Women’s Studies is not offered as a Gen Ed course?
This blog topic brought to you by a rather lively discussion in our latest Her Two Cents meeting. (For more info on JMU’s premiere feminist bookclub, see this post!) Alright, so Sister Wives. TLC’s newest reality TV show based upon the lives of the Brown family–just your average, ordinary, every day, mundane, run-of-the-mill polygamist family […]Read More Sister Wives