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.)

News in Europe

News in Europe: Visit Kazakhstan!

Greetings, citizens, and let’s get straight to it. Before we head to Kazakhstan, let’s have a look at this week’s serious news.


News Appetizers: A Summer’s Day is Better

The news is much easier to handle in sonnet form, yes?


But Mommy, I’m Scared of Guns!

In the wake of the horrific mass murders in Connecticut last month, the NRA held what it promoted as a ground-breaking press “conference” to offer its contribution to solving gun violence.

Mental Illness

Deserving It

It’s probably been a decade since I first became aware that a year can change everything and nothing at all. At the beginning of the decade I began chronicling the changes and stabilities in my life around January 1. It was a habit, a reminder, a pros-and-cons list spanning 365 days of choices. In 2008, […]