Harvard’s student daily has created a searchable database of Title IX complaints filed between 2002 and 2014. Roxane Gay on Bill Cosby: “One accuser should be more than enough.” Rights groups offer software to detect government spying. On anger and strength. Continually baffled that The Onion does some of the best writing on campus gender-based violence…
NaNoWriMo participants can use all the help they can get! That’s why we encourage consulting with cheat sheets—check out these three links: (1) Author’s Craft cheat sheet from the Hello Literacy blog (via Shannon Ford’s pinterest board) (2)...Show More Summary
Grandmas smoking weed for the first time. UK students march for an end to college tuition. The Ebola outbreak in West Africa has increased maternal mortality. Why did doctors stop giving women orgasms? An awful Rolling Stone piece about a freshman who was gang-raped at a frat party at University of Virginia, then discouraged from reporting […]
It's strange to think that this week's whole Uber kerfuffle might never have happened had one of the company's executives thought to utter six vital words. We're talking about the one phrase that is kryptonite to sensational headlines:...Show More Summary
A fascinating history of abortifacients. The MTA is launching an awareness campaign aimed at all the dudes taking up too much space on the subway. “The names of trans women of color will be in the mouths of the queer community after they’ve been murdered, but support for us while we are still alive is sporadic […]
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If you're looking to learn a programming language that's cross-platform and easily accessible, Java is one of the most practical languages out there. This handy cheat sheet helps you keep track of the basics while you begin to learn. Read more...
A top Uber executive suggested hiring opposition researchers specifically to spread details of the personal life of a female journalist who has criticized the company. Related: Here’s how to cancel an Uber account. Jill looks at the “help” offered by the so-called “sidewalk counselors” outside an abortion clinc in Boston. On cultural appropriation in the […]
Speaking of online harassment, in this new video modeled after Jimmy Kimmel’s celebrities read angry tweets, a number of feminists give us a taste of the kinds of angry tweets they receive on a regular basis. Watch for our own Lori! “Bill Cosby raped me. Why did it take 30 years for people to believe my […]
ThxBirthControl! The US and China agreed on a big climate change deal, which is “a badly needed piece of good news,” though it still falls “miserably short of what science, justice and equity demand.” Old Navy is charging plus size women more for clothing items while not charging larger men any extra money. Missouri abortion […]
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This Veterans Day, Michelle Obama highlights the problems faced by female veterans. “Last month, the unemployment rate for women veterans from Iraq and Afghanistan was 11.2 percent — five points higher than men who served in the same conflicts, and more than double the rate for civilian women.” Meanwhile, nearly a third of women veterans report having […]
With the fantasy playoffs on the horizon, it is time to bust out the cheat sheets for Week 11. The amount of data can be overwhelming for owners this time of year now that 10 weeks of action are in the books. Look at the Philadelphia Eagles. Show More Summary
The founder of the Notorious R.B.G. blog discusses what makes Ruth Bader Ginsburg so awesome in this video from the Jewish Daily Forward. “At no point in her pregnancy should a woman lose her civil and human rights.” A trans woman targeted in a brutal Bushwick, Brooklyn assault offers forgiveness to her attackers. A lawyer requested a […]
Planning the perfect cocktail party, your one-stop Thanksgiving cheat sheet, and dining guides to Queens, Japan, and Berlin. Those stories and more after the jump.
Simmons College announces trans-inclusive admissions policy. Columbia is charging students $1500 for their anti-rape protest. Organizers are pushing the AP to replace “prostitute” with “sex worker.” Diverse emojis are coming!!! A not so fun throwback: that time Barbie actively encouraged starvation dieting. I talked about Title IX because I don’t do that enough already.
Don’t mess with Brittney! Can co-ed frats help solve the campus rape epidemic? “It was women like me–married white women, specifically–who failed Wendy Davis–and ourselves, and our families, and Texas families–on Tuesday night.” On Homeland‘s Carrie and what makes a “good woman.” If the nearly six million Americans who cannot vote because of laws that disenfranchise [...]
Python is one of the best programming languages to learn first. As you get started, this one-page reference sheet of variables, methods, and formatting options could come in quite handy. Read more...
Feminist fav FKA twigs killed it on Jimmy Fallon last night. The Crunk Feminist Collective is running a couple pieces from women incarcerated in California prisons and jails. WTF. Jameis Winston’s lawyer tweeted the name of the woman who has accused him of rape. According to a new study, thanks to stigma, people who have abortions [...]