No, this is not a joke. Well, it is, but this story is actually real. This was on the evening news just now … One of the Norwegian airports, Sola, had the brilliant idea to add a “men only” queue at the security checkpoint. Why? Well, obviously, men carry less stuff. So why have all […]
So, what does an old, white, homophobic, misogynistic, conservative asshole look like? Well, take a look at this guy. This goof is called Pat Robertson. He’s a televangelist. Which means he scams people for a living. You may have heard of him before? He’s that type of person who thinks same sex marriage is somehow […]
This tweet was retweeted by Richard Dawkins’ Twitter account yesterday: Good for you Lucy. Good for you. There are numerous women who have, but I’m glad you’re not one of them.
Yet another video post. This one is a must have for anyone who gets hate for expressing themselves on the internet. Especially if you’re on the receiving end of misogyny. How to respond to hate-trolls: Thanks to @JillFilipovic for the link!
Posted by @center4inquiry on Twitter today. Moderator: Annie Laurie Gaylor Speakers: Sikivu Hutchinson, Rebecca Watson, Ophelia Benson, and Jennifer McCreight Filmed at the Center for Inquiry’s 2012 Women in Secularism Conference. www.centerforinquiry.net www.womeninsecularism.org Copyright 2012 Center for Inquiry Video produced by Adam Isaak with assistance from Bill Goodwin.
Feminism A sexist airline passenger is kicked of the plane. Imagine you’re a certified commercial pilot, and you’re among the 6.6 percent of them who happen to be women. You’ve passed all the same training as your male colleagues and proven that you can fly a plane just as well. One day, as you prepare […]
A while back I was watching one of Tim Minchin’s videos on YouTube, and against better judgement ended up browsing the comments. One person commented on him wearing eyeliner – calling it “guyliner”. I’ve heard it being called that many times, but suddenly I thought: Why the hell do they call it that? What’s wrong […]
First, two excellent posts by Laurie Penny: Santa Claus – domestic terrorist? What “panda-gate” tells us about sexism Also, there has been a bit of a shitstorm over a picture posted on reddit with a 15 year old girl who got a book by Carl Sagan for Christmas. Rebecca Watson wrote about it: Reddit Makes Me […]