Day: August 9, 2007

What do we do about online harassment?

Recently, several feminist bloggers have had their sites taken down by DoS attacks (including Feministe), and have faced threats of murder and violence. A taste (warning: may trigger): Heart, this is horrible. I’m sorry that this is happening to you.…

5,000th Post!

This is the 5,000th post at Feministe. Way to go, ladies and gents. I’ve been here for 2 1/2 years now, and feel really lucky to have inherited such a dynamic, challenging and supportive space. Lauren created a great community…

Judicial Nominations

If there’s one thing we should have taken away from the past year, it’s that judicial nominations matter — and they matter on every level. That’s why the nomination of Leslie Southwick for the Fifth Circuit is deeply troubling. From…

Who’s to blame for rape?

Rapists, perhaps? No, silly rabbit, loose women are to blame when someone sexually assaults them. Apparently a sizable portion of the Scottish population believes that women are at least partially to blame for their own rapes if they do things…

Sleeping with the Enemy, Part 2

I know I promised to make Sleeping with the Enemy, Part 2 about what happens in your community, family & culture when you go from over a decade of queer relationships to dating a straight cisgender man, but honestly, I’m…

say grace

Let’s take a break for a second. No better place than the kitchen table, right? Take a break from the mess and exhaustion and day-to-day, and where do a lot of us end up? Right there, at the kitchen table,…