Women invented all the core technologies that made civilization possible. This...– from a post by Reclusive Leftist on women’s erasure in history. her comments relate specifically to an article by the NYT thanking “the men” who invented modern technology, but pick absolutely any academic field of study, and women’s contributions are minimized, if not outright ignored. ...
Savannah Dietrich no longer faces contempt charge... →
17-Year Old Sexual Assault Victim Faces Charges... →
stfusexists: Frustrated by a plea bargain she knew nothing about until it was announced in court, Savannah Dietrich tweeted the names of her attackers despite a gag order on her case. I don’t understand why there was a gag order in the first place. Why does admitting you committed a sexual assault (and then published the photos to the internet) grant you protection and privacy?
We all know about the sexual desire of adolescent boys. But scenes of young...– The Beauty Myth by Naomi Wolf (via amythia)
5 Prejudices That Video Games Can't Seem to Get... →
communismkillsitonthedancefloor: #5. Racism as a Gameplay Mechanic Sure, there’s the occasional obvious racism, like your classic stereotypes — Barret Wallace in Final Fantasy VII is the only black character, and of course he uses heavy weapons, speaks in broken English and is vaguely homoerotic. City of Heroes has a similar problem, with the only in-story black character being the “Back Alley...
Teen girl from Egypt has just reinvented space... →
takealookatyourlife: Teen girl from Egypt has just reinvented space travel oppressedbrowngirlsdoingthings: fyeahcarlsagan: Egyptian Aisha Mustafa, 19, has dazzled the physics world with a new invention that could launch spacecraft off the Earth’s surface and soaring…
TW: rape, Child Abuse, Paedophilia. The latest establishment scam in the UK, is...– Tom Martin, leading UK Men’s Rights Activist: “Pedophiles who pay children for sex are not really rapists, because the child … understand[s] the nature of the contract.” « man boobz It’s not like MRAs are people with sound ideas but even by their usual (already low) standards, this is beyond...
Daniel Tosh asked his viewers to film themselves... →
cottoncandydays: ccc-ccc-ccc: tzikeh: As you probably know by now, Daniel Tosh has a history of being sexist and misogynist—but I bet you didn’t know that, on his television show, he actively solicited his male viewers to take videos of themselves physically harassing women, and then upload those videos to the internet. Just in case they didn’t understand what it was he wanted them to do,...
strongest-khaleesi-deactivated2 asked: Why are people sending Laci Green threats? I must have missed what she did.
Daniel Tosh perpetuates rape culture and his response to that “heckler” was to...– Kathleen Quinlan, Take Daniel Tosh Off the Air (via limegl0wstix)
TW rape: Stop calling it a rape joke.
staceyelizzabethh: danielmcbatman: ‘Wouldn’t it be funny if that girl got raped by like, 5 guys right now? Like right now? What if a bunch of guys just raped her…’” isn’t a joke, it’s a threat. It’s Daniel Tosh standing in a room that he is commanding, saying a woman should get raped for calling him out on his bullshit. That is not now, nor will it ever be, a joke. boosh
I find it fucking amusing that the male gaming...
Moss Flowers: A guide to respecting trans* people... →
mossflowers: ******* MUST-READ FOR ALL CISSIES ******* cakemeister: A warning to trans* people reading this: there are some triggering things in here concerning discrimination and violence against trans* people. Proceed with caution. Hello. Before we start, you may be wondering what “cis” means….