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Pets

Dogs and Street Harassment 

BarkPost recently ran an article about street harassment while walking dogs and the writer’s experience was so different from mine, I wanted to talk more about it and get more input from our readers. 

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Open Thread

This Open Thread Hates Tatcalling

Not an invitation.

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This Week in Misogyny

This Week in Misogyny Stands With #Ferguson

Ah, it’s a short week because of Thanksgiving, so there can’t be that much to talk about, right? Well… The relatively low amount of shit to report on was balanced out by how truly terrible a lot of it was. Sorry! (As usual, trigger warnings for pretty much everything apply.)

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This Week in Misogyny

This Week in Misogyny

There was a ton of great writing about Bill Cosby this week, and because there needs to be balance in the universe or some shit, a corresponding amount of truly heinous commentary. Let’s dive on in. (As usual, trigger warnings for pretty much everything apply.)

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This Week in Misogyny

This Week in Misogyny Has an Election Hangover

Can we all go move to an island somewhere or something? Because the next two years with Republicans running the House and Senate are NOT looking fun. And it was a week of shitstorms and terrible people and all kinds of other assorted fuckery. Fun times! (As usual, trigger warnings for pretty much everything apply.)

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This Week in Misogyny

This Week in Misogyny is Scarier than Your Halloween Costume

Y’all. It’s been a hell of a week. Of course we’re still dealing with GamerGate, plus the backlash to the street harassment video that everyone loved just a few days ago. And don’t forget the fucked up Halloween costumes that are already out there! (As usual, trigger warnings for pretty much everything apply.)

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Dispatches from Ladyblogland

Dispatches from Ladyblogland

This week’s dispatches have a totally cute picture of me as She-Ra. So read ’em!

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This Week in Misogyny

This Week in Misogyny: Awards Show Edition

New Yorkers, be sure to check out the recommended readings before hitting the voting booth in a couple weeks (you are voting in the primaries, right?) so you can be sure to vote for the feminist candidates, who aren’t necessarily the female candidates. We’ve also got updates on the misogyny of the Emmys, lots of terrible […]

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Op Ed

Micro-aggressions, Cat-calling, and Triggers, Oh My! A Record of Harassment

[Original publication date: May 16, 2011] (Trigger warnings:  offensive images, talk of sexual assault, sexually aggressive language) Last week, Olivia wrote about the anger around the cat-call, saying, “Sometimes I feel like I have molten lava boiling right underneath the surface of my skin. It’s been building, and waiting, and accumulating all things toxic.”

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Dispatches from Ladyblogland

Dispatches From Ladyblogland

This week, we’ve got some writing-related news, including J.K. Rowling being lovely, and various other ladyblogging business. Shall we jump in?

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This Week in Misogyny

This Week in Misogyny Loves Girls

It’s misogyny time! We’ve got one victory in the abortion-rights fight (but more bad news), a fantastic Twitter hashtag in response to a horrible “motivational” speaker, Fox News idiocy, and the best Beastie Boys cover ever! 

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Op Ed

Micro-aggressions, Cat-calling, and Triggers, Oh My! A Record of Harassment.

(Trigger warnings:  offensive images, talk of sexual assault, sexually aggressive language) Last week, Olivia wrote about the anger around the cat-call, saying, “Sometimes I feel like I have molten lava boiling right underneath the surface of my skin. It’s been building, and waiting, and accumulating all things toxic.”