We’re reading some good stuff this week, including analysis of how some white people are more forgiving of admitted pedophiles than of unarmed black kids who are killed by police, books by writers of color to add to your summer reading list, and the missing men of Game of Thrones. What would you add to this list? Read More This Week in Lady Reads
I really wanted to like this book — it’s billed as a comic novel, and it has a grumpy atheist protagonist! My kind of thing then, but I still struggled with it. Read More Reading the Man Booker Prize 2014: To Rise Again At A Decent Hour by Joshua Ferris
If you poke around most atheist communities on the Internet or take a look at the attendees at atheism conventions, you’ll probably notice that the crowd is overwhelmingly male. Is this because, as some of the biggest names in the movement have suggested, women don’t have the intellectual curiosity or logical capability to arrive at the conclusion that there is no God? (Spoiler alert: NO.) Or is there something within the atheist community that drives women away? Yes. Quite a few somethings, actually. Read More Why Women Avoid the Atheist Movement (It’s Not Our Feeble Lady Brains or Hormones)
This week y’all get a couple special sections, because dear lord was there a lot of religious (and atheist) misogyny this week, but to make up for it there’s also some vintage misandry and other cool books. Plus, the most delightful video about dick pics ever! Other than that, it’s business as usual, by which I mean the usual assortment of assholes and fuckery. (As usual, trigger warnings for pretty much everything apply.) Read More This Week in Misogyny is in Love with Gamora
We’ve got lots of cool readings this week, ranging from confused MRAs who don’t understand cat-based satire to why Cosmo‘s sex positions for lesbians are ridiculous. But there’s a lot of bad news too, including Ray Rice’s two-fucking-game suspension, assaults at SDCC, and slut-shaming Nicki Minaj and the Bachelorette. (As usual, trigger warnings for pretty much everything apply. Read More This Week in Misogyny is Staging a Topless Protest
Welcome to the latest edition of News in Asia. This week we have badass women cyclists in Afghanistan and John Oliver calling out the mainstream media’s lack of Indian election coverage. Read More News in Asia
Once again, we find ourselves with two weeks’ worth of misogyny to round up. Can’t the world ever cut us a break? (As usual, trigger warnings for pretty much everything apply.) Read More This Week in Misogyny: Exasperated Sigh Edition
We’re all atheists now, which is interesting, but more interesting is the cute baby walrus.