A few months ago, someone on my team had to fire someone for inappropriate behavior. The man in question had been sending sexual messages to people on our team. This person was in the social circle of people I know and after the firing more, than one person mentioned to me that it was unfortunate … [Read more…]
I’m addicted to the YouTube channel Music Video Sins, where they mock the mistakes and stupidity in music videos, but to fully enjoy it, I always watch the full video before the take down. Which lead me to watching Tove Lo’s new video Cool Girl. The pinnacle of womanhood is often considered to be “being … [Read more…]
Not since the chastity belt has there been so much interest in apps and gadgets designed to prevent sexual violence. But do they work, and what do they say about us? This article originally appeared in Undark and you can read the full article on their website.
The Triggering is/was a movement to “trigger” people on social media (specifically social justice warriors) by posting upsetting content. It was dreamed up Lauren Souther, inspired by a South Park episode. You can read more in Charles Pulliam-Moore’s piece on Fusion. Unsurprisingly, people who participated mostly did not understand what trigger warnings are for. In … [Read more…]
If you’d asked me a year ago whether or not I would vote for Hillary Clinton because she was a woman, I would have said no. I didn’t vote for her in 2008. It’s not that I thought she was a bad candidate, it was that I thought Obama was better. And, a year ago, … [Read more…]