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Misogny

I Was Lucky

Naomi Rand | Posted 08.11.2014 | Women
Naomi Rand

What were they all thinking? Oh yes, I know, that they owned me, that I was theirs forever and always and they could do whatever the f*ck they wanted to me.

Mansplaining or Male Muting: Two Sides of the Same Coin

Mariya Yefremova | Posted 07.27.2014 | Women
Mariya Yefremova

A mansplainer assumes a woman knows less than he does. A male muter assumes a woman knows less than he does and thus feels no need to explain.

How Many More Women Like Savita Halappanavar Should We Tolerate?

Soraya Chemaly | Posted 01.19.2013 | Politics
Soraya Chemaly

I do not doubt in the least that Cardinal Dolan and the Bishops take their task with the utmost seriousness and compassion. But, ethics are informed by experience and, as such, their ethics will remain fatally flawed and their conclusions fatally unjust.

Of Mother's Day And Misogyny

Kergan Edwards-Stout | Posted 07.12.2012 | Gay Voices
Kergan Edwards-Stout

An event recently occurred that I've yet to shake. Someone insinuated that I hate women, and although I'd never remotely thought that to be the case, as we approach Mother's Day I ironically find myself pondering how I feel about the opposite sex.

McCain-Palin's Extreme Position On Violence Against Women

Heather Tirado Gilligan and Nikki Jones | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Heather Tirado Gilligan and Nikki Jones

Sexual assault prevention and the treatment of victims is not a divisive partisan issue. The Republican party is putting forward two candidates profoundly out of sync with most Americans and the vast majority of legislators.