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This Week in Misogyny

This Week in Misogyny Wants Some Potato Skins

It’s been another banner week for misogyny news. Several studies were published that will likely depress you, and the weekly roundup of terrible people will probably piss you off. There’s some fun stuff at the end, though! (As usual, trigger warnings for pretty much everything apply.)

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This Week in Misogyny

This Week in Misogyny: Reading List

You didn’t think I was going to leave you with all the terrible news without giving you some lighter reading, did you? No worries, I found a ton of cool things for y’all to check out, though that’s not to say you might not have the occasional ragestroke. Come on in for a hefty dose of […]

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This Week in Misogyny

This Week in Misogyny: Exasperated Sigh Edition

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.)

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Feminism

Elizabeth Smart Proves that Abstinence Education is the Worst Thing Ever

[TRIGGER WARNING for rape and sexual assault]  Dirty. Filthy. A chewed piece of gum. These are words used by Elizabeth Smart to describe how she felt after being kidnapped, held captive, and raped for nearly a year back in 2002. These are some of the reasons that kept her from fleeing the moment she got […]

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Ladyguides

Ladyblogs You Should Be Reading

Hello kids! Did most of you make it through the storm? I hope you are all safe and okay. I had to turn my full attention to this week’s ladyblogs in an effort to distract myself from every Randy, Jimmy, and Jill who had to Twitter blast their opinion about Irene and how it ruined […]

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Persephone Pioneers

Persephone Pioneers: Amy Jo Goddard

Amy Jo Goddard is a one-woman tour de force, bent on destroying old sexual ideas and educating people on sex positivity and empowerment. As a feminist educator, she travels across the country teaching colleges, classes, and workshops, training and coaching those who are looking to harness their own sexuality and enhance their lives. She is […]

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Life

The Condoms and the Otter

The other day it was time to get a new pack of condoms. I never thought about the brand I was buying. It seems to be the most usual brand here in Denmark. You can get it in supermarkets, drug stores, gas stations, etc. But this time I actually looked at the the packaging and […]