Tag Archives: Rape culture

“Men have the power to stop online harrassment” — but do we really? And how?

Another instance has arisen of a female geek receiving threats and harrassment in response to criticism she’s made.  This time, the target was Janelle Asselin, after critiquing the cover of the Teen Titans relaunch.  Dr. Nerdlove has written up a … Continue reading

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What World of Warcraft and a year-old hashtag meme can tell us about feminism’s PR problem

I’ve been thinking further about my last post.  In particular, I’ve been thinking about how it relates to the #sorryfeminists hashtag meme from a year ago. Yeah, sometimes I don’t understand how my brain works, either, but hear me out.

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Want to end the rape epidemic? Let’s talk about misandry. No, seriously.

[NOTE: the following was written in March 2013] So, the Steubenville rape case. The actions of the perpetrators were horrific and deserve condemnation. The victim is in no way to blame. Pretty much every major news network reporting on this … Continue reading

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