Day: July 15, 2008

John McCain thinks rape jokes are funny

Trigger warning applies. We know that McCain supports dudes who joke about rape being like the weather (“you might as well lay back and enjoy it”). We know he mocked 17-year-old Chelsea Clinton for being ugly, and said that Janet…

Another Word on Guest-Bloggers

Thanks to all the great guest-bloggers that have contributed to this space, and who continue to contribute. Y’all have been awesome. So I’m frustrated to have to post this message again, but here goes: Commenters: You are totally welcome to…

Bits and Pieces

A whole lot of them, because the bar is two weeks away, which means very little thoughtful blogging on my part. Enjoy: Heroes of the day: The girls who are stepping up and defying child marriage in Yemen. That is…

Carnival Against Sexual Violence

The latest edition of the Carnival Against Sexual Violence is out now, please check it out. If you know of any post which you feel should have been included but wasn’t, please nominate it for the next edition.

Title IX “Target”: Science

According to The New York Times: Until recently, the impact of Title IX, the law forbidding sexual discrimination in education, has been limited mostly to sports. But now, under pressure from Congress, some federal agencies have quietly picked a new…