With server changes around these parts, I’ve been away for a couple of weeks, and in that time we’ve had a lot of disheartening news happen around the world. I don’t even know what to say about it all, but I’ll do my best to round it up here, and then let’s all go get […]
Greetings, everyone. It’s Friday once again, so let us take a look at some of the things happening over the past week.
Greetings, all. This week’s Friday News Bites are rather heavy on the Indiana-specific content, for a number of reasons, but we have some other governmental and entertainment matters to cover as well. Let’s get started:
Butts, y’all. And also some real news. (As usual, trigger warnings for pretty much everything apply.)
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.)
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 […]
We’re going to mix things up this week and start with some good news. Don’t worry, there’s still plenty of awfulness to get through after that! Seriously, so many terrible people. I’m sorry. (As usual, trigger warnings for pretty much everything apply.)
Y’all, it has been quite the week. We actually have a little bit of good news, but the rest is pretty bleak. Of course, the killings in Santa Barbara dominated the news (meriting a separate post), but here’s everything else that you might have missed. (As usual, trigger warnings for pretty much everything apply.)
Because why are we still calling it a walk of shame anyway? Oh right, because people are terrible. Let’s see just how terrible people were this week! (As usual, trigger warnings for pretty much everything apply.)
This week we’ve got some good news, some Oscars news, and the usual assortment of fucked up shit. Let’s get down to business. (As usual, trigger warnings for pretty much everything apply.)
Ten Memories of Snow and Ice
I’ve spent a childhood longing for snow and an adulthood running from it. Until I can move to Hawaii, snow, ice, slush, and cold will be a part of my life.
Another week, another massive list of misogyny in the news. But never fear! This week there’s some misandry and penises to cheer you up. Ladies love misandry and penises! (Trigger warnings for just about everything apply.)
What Happens After Troy Davis
On Wednesday evening, at 11:08 pm, Troy Anthony Davis was executed, murdered, killed by lethal injection ““ whichever you feel best describes what exactly happened – in Jackson, Georgia. He had been imprisoned for twenty-two years, had three separate executions stayed, was a coach in the Savannah Police Athletic League, a once soon-to-be United States Marine […]
On Troy Davis
I write this article on Tuesday, September 20th with the most recent news that the Georgia Board of Pardons and Paroles denied Troy Davis’s request for clemency. Davis is still scheduled for execution on Wednesday, September 21st. My hope is that tomorrow evening, this piece will seem like nothing more than an overreaction, an afterthought, […]
ESC Countdown: France and Georgia
Welcome to the Persephone ESC Countdown. We have now made it to France and Georgia.