Categories
This Week in Misogyny

This Week in Misogyny is So Not Basic

GamerGaters are still rearing their ugly heads this week, to the surprise of precisely no one. We also have some not-good news for everyone who was so excited that the Nigerian schoolgirls might have been on their way home, but at least the massive list of terrible people is somewhat mitigated by a bunch of awesome […]

Categories
This Week in Misogyny

This Week in Misogyny is Drinking MRA Tears

Raise your hand if you’re mad as hell at the Supreme Court right about now. Yup, thought so. To find out who else you should be mad at this week, let’s take a look at the rest of the news. (As usual, trigger warnings for pretty much everything apply.)

Categories
Feminism

The Problem With Self-Help Guides and the “Lean In” Phenomenon

I’ve been thinking a lot about self-help books lately. With my current situation of transitioning out of grad school and into the working world (at least for a year or two until I decide if I want to pursue a Ph.D. or not), I’ve contemplated frequently about my skill set and abilities. Like with most […]

Categories
This Week in Misogyny

This Week in Misogyny is Doing the Stride of Pride

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.)

Categories
Dispatches from Ladyblogland

Dispatches from Ladyblogland

Ladyblogland pointed me in the direction of some truly phenomenal writing.

Categories
This Week in Misogyny

This Week in Misogyny: In Which I Say “Fuck” a Lot

Looks like Wisconsin, Virginia, Texas, and Louisiana are in a fight to see which one can be the shittiest this week. (No disrespect to the rational people of those states, only sympathy.) Sweden of all places might have them beat, though! Let’s get down to the nitty gritty, shall we? (As usual, trigger warnings for […]

Categories
Dispatches from Ladyblogland

Dispatches from Ladyblogland Lean In

If you haven’t ready Sheryl Sandberg’s Lean In, you’ve at least heard someone talking about it. Maybe someone even told you to lean in. Maybe you want to lean in, too. bell hooks offers a close-read of Sandberg, calling the author a faux-feminist. Feminist Wire

Categories
Dispatches from Ladyblogland

Dispatches from Ladyblogland

There were some really interesting reads this week from all over. Did you read any of these while we were moving last week?

Categories
This Week in Misogyny

This Week in Misogyny is Getting Pissed Off

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.)

Categories
This Week in Misogyny

This Week in Misogyny is The Tits

If there was ever a week to remember not to read the comments, it was this week. So much concern for Angelina Jolie’s boobs! And did you know feminism is to blame for gonorrhea and cheating husbands, while also being over? Neither did I! (Trigger warnings for the usual suspects apply.)

Categories
Books

You Go Girl: A Reflection on Sheryl Sandberg’s New Book, Lean In

About a month ago, I decided that, instead of talking about Sheryl Sandberg’s new book Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead, (and enthusiastically recommending that other people read it because “it was so important”), that I should take my own advice and read it myself. So I did. And I am so […]

Categories
You Complete Me Internet

Dispatches from Ladyblogland: Where Are You From?

I think the best part of this week is the song about Dudes on OkCupid. Check it out after the cut!