Ashley Judd Is Pressing Charges Against March Madness Twitter Trolls

Insurgent star and longtime University of Kentucky basketball fan Ashley Judd received some ugly March Madness-themed Twitter backlash during Sunday's SEC Tournament championship game. » 3/17/15 12:20pm 3/17/15 12:20pm

Man Continuously Interrupts Woman During SXSW Panel on Diversity

At a SXSW panel yesterday called How Innovation Happens, Steve Jobs biographer Walter Isaacson, US Chief Technology Officer Megan Smith, and Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt discussed how an increased level of diversity and gender inclusivity is necessary to bring about breakthroughs in the tech sphere. » 3/17/15 9:50am 3/17/15 9:50am

Paul Feig: Chill, Psychos, Ghostbusters Won't 'Ruin' Your Childhood

In an interview as SXSW, director Paul Feig had some words for the tsunami of hysterical men spitting venom about his upcoming all-female Ghostbusters film. » 3/13/15 4:00pm 3/13/15 4:00pm

Dumbshit Dental Students Suspended for Misogynist Facebook Page 

Thirteen students from the Dalhousie University's dental school in Halifax, Nova Scotia have been suspended for what their dean calls "deeply offensive" Facebook posts in a group called "Class of DDS 2015 Gentlemen." The students made jokes about chloroforming and raping female classmates and polled each other on… » 1/05/15 12:10pm 1/05/15 12:10pm

Fox & Friends Trolls Coming in Hot with Advice on How to Get a Man

Single Man, Married Man is a new, yawnily retrograde dating guide written By Men For Women. With the tagline "Every Man Wants to Get Married: Why Not With You?," the book purports to spill important relationship secrets revolving around the fact that "it takes a lot to hold [men's] attention, and men tend to lose… » 1/02/15 3:30pm 1/02/15 3:30pm

I'm Obsessed With Serial Killers

Western culture has a nasty obsession with the murder of women. The more brutal the death, the more the fascination grows. I would like to tell you that I'm above all this and that I reject the torture of ladies as entertainment, but — as my late night Google history will show you — I'd be lying. » 9/11/14 7:00pm 9/11/14 7:00pm

Imgur User Calls Out the Community for Its Treatment of Women

Imgur, the photo-hosting site that is a direct feeder to Reddit is an excellent way to waste some time. It features awesome pictures and some pretty funny commentary. But it's also home to misogyny and some disturbing treatment of women, and one user is standing up to the catcalls and threats of dick pics with… » 8/29/14 6:22pm 8/29/14 6:22pm

Misogynistic Trolls Drive Feminist Video Game Critic From Her Home

Here's your daily reminder that Internet misogynists are vile, horrible creatures and that women face threats and harassment on a daily basis just for having opinions and voicing them: feminist media critic Anita Sarkeesian has been driven out of her own home after receiving an outpouring of death and rape threats on… » 8/28/14 4:05pm 8/28/14 4:05pm

St. Louis Police Officer Suspended For Sexist, 'Sodomites' Rant

We've all come to realise over the last few weeks just how much is wrong in the St. Louis County, Missouri police force. It should come as no surprise, then, that a member of the force has been suspended after a video came to light of the officer ranting about "sickening sodomites." » 8/24/14 3:49pm 8/24/14 3:49pm

Pastor Mark Driscoll Accused of Abuse and Intimidation by Ex-Employees

Twenty-one former Mars Hill Church employees have lodged charges against Senior Pastor (and church founder) Mark Driscoll, saying that he "engaged in a pattern of abusive and intimidating conduct and that he has not changed his domineering behavior." » 8/22/14 7:45pm 8/22/14 7:45pm

Fark To Add 'Misogyny' to List of Bannable Offenses

Hell yes. A major online community is cracking down on instances of abusive language towards women and guess what? It's a really big fucking deal and you should feel good about it. » 8/20/14 11:50pm 8/20/14 11:50pm

Sexist Douche Pastor Mark Driscoll Believes Our Nation Is 'Pussified'

You might remember swaggering, misogynist evangedouche/human Affliction tee Mark Driscoll from being terrible on Glenn Beck, being terrible on Fox and Friends, or being terrible any time he does anything ever, which is all the time. But he's really ramped up the action in the last month or so! It seems like dude can't… » 7/30/14 5:00pm 7/30/14 5:00pm

The Trouble With Floyd Mayweather

Last week, Floyd Mayweather announced that he will fight a rematch with Marcos Maidana on Sept. 13. Their first fight, two months ago, was Mayweather's closest challenge in years, with many in the boxing media believing that Maidana had earned the decision. And while that bout may have failed to meet expectations… » 7/17/14 1:15pm 7/17/14 1:15pm

​Jokester Pope Cracks a Couple Good Ones Instead of Talking Misogyny

Since stepping up to the papacy last year, Pope Francis has enjoyed the popularity (with a grain of salt) that comes from making a few reasonable statements (and some balls to the walls take downs). Despite his reputation for saying progressive things (that, as Anna March at the Weeklings points out, is undermined by… » 6/29/14 12:38pm 6/29/14 12:38pm

Calm Down, Angry Men, It'll All Be Okay, Says Comedian Chris Gethard

Chris Gethard (Broad City, Conan, The Office) made a charming little video rant taking on one of the internet's sweatiest armpits: the bitter, woman-hating, misplaced rage factory known as the "Manosphere." Gethard manages to address those baby toads with a lot more patience and compassion than I could manage (perhaps… » 6/12/14 7:00pm 6/12/14 7:00pm

Trans Women Assaulted and Stripped on Train, Passengers Cheer

Well this is just lovely (and by that I mean shockingly common), two transgender women of color were harassed and assaulted by at least two men on Atlanta's MARTA train because, oh hey, they're trans women of color. And the men stripped one of the women naked, because of course they did. » 5/29/14 11:00pm 5/29/14 11:00pm

I Am Not an Angry Feminist. I'm a Furious One.

It was late Monday night and, knowing full-well that I had to wake up early for work the next day, I was buried deep in the Twitter hashtag #YesAllWomen, reading story after story of the aggression women face in their daily lives. Soon, it was early Tuesday morning and I was still awake, still reading. » 5/28/14 5:25pm 5/28/14 5:25pm

Elliot Rodger and Why Cops Didn't Take the Warning Signs Seriously

Internet sexpert Laci Green has a succinct and smart take on Elliot Rodger: Authorities dismissed any concerns aboutthe UCSB shooter because he was just an angry, sad dude — totally acceptable given that "we've normalized the idea of violent masculinity." In the face of rejection, he followed "the manual written for… » 5/28/14 2:35pm 5/28/14 2:35pm

#YesAllWomen Trend Is Uprooting Everyday Misogyny One Tweet at a Time

As we continue to process the events of last Friday, in which 22-year-old Elliot Rodgers went on an anti-woman shooting spree he deemed "the Day of Retribution" in order to punish those women who rebuffed him, one hashtag has been proliferating immensely on Twitter. With "#YesAllWomen," many Twitter have been sharing… » 5/25/14 3:41pm 5/25/14 3:41pm

Asian Men Are Angry

Asian men are angry. They're angry that American society doesn't view them as powerful and attractive and all those signifiers we associate with masculinity. So they'll say or do anything to prove that they can objectify, demean, or rape a woman just as well as any other man can. » 4/30/14 12:40pm 4/30/14 12:40pm