This Week in Misogyny

This Week in Misogyny: So Far, 2014 Kinda Sucks

One of the Steubenville rapists got to walk free this week, the pay gap may be even screwier than we thought, and Katie Couric is basically terrible. But 2013 was a big year for the Bechdel Test, and we’re starting 2014 with the first woman to run the Fed. So that’s something. As usual, trigger […]

Op Ed

An Open Letter to Rick Perry from the Daughter of A Teen Mom

I, like Texas senator Wendy Davis, was the daughter of a single mother… a mother who was a teenager, like Wendy Davis was when she became a mother. While I feel I’m doing pretty well at 30, I wouldn’t wish my life on anyone. I didn’t even have the worst experience possible, but let me tell you about it, Mr. Perry, since you clearly have no idea what the ramifications of unwanted pregnancy actually are.