MEMBERS ONLY: Gary Oldman And The Limits Of The #MeToo Movement
In the wake of the #MeToo movement that swept across America and much of the western world in October of 2017, I was so taken aback by the speed and intensity of it that I genuinely struggled to come to terms with what was going on. The sheer number of horrendous stories that ...read more
The Sexist Roots of the "Nancy Pelosi Problem"
When Conor Lamb won his special election in Pennsylvania last week, he distanced himself from House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, calling for new leadership if the Democrats retake Congress in November. Since Lamb won by only a handful of votes, this may have been shrewd ...read more
Hillary Protecting Staffer Accused Of Harassment Is Bad, But Let's Have Some Goddamn Perspective Please
The story broken by the New York Times today that revealed Hillary Clinton protected a male staffer accused of sexual harassment during her 2008 campaign against President Obama does not look good for the former first lady and Secretary of State. However, it is important to keep ...read more
Larry Nassar Falls To Judge Rosemarie Aquilina's Army Of Women
The once world-renowned Olympic doctor, Lawrence G. Nassar, was sentenced to up to 175 years in prison for decades-long sexual abuse of more than 160 women, many of them children. Larry Nassar was repeatedly hired, put in a position of power, and continuously committed sex ...read more
Women In America Are Rising: "We’re Taking The Power Back On November 6th"
One year after the first Women's March, we marched again. Up to 2.5 million people marched in the United States this year and many more took part in sister marches worldwide. We hit the streets with signs and missions to protest this administration and the injustices happening ...read more
MEMBERS ONLY: Consent Is Sexy. Here’s How to Do It Right
With the #MeToo movement comes so many people taking a hard look at their dating and sex lives and wondering if they are respectful and doing it right in the age of rape culture. It’s long overdue, of course, though so many have been trying to change this culture for a very long ...read more
BANTER EXCLUSIVE: Victimhood, Fame, And My Date With Aziz Ansari
This is not a story about Aziz Ansari harassing or assaulting me. This is not a story blaming “Grace,” the woman accusing Aziz Ansari of sexual misconduct. This is a story intended to be part of a larger, more complicated conversation that is far from binary, a place my younger ...read more
“Woke Male Allies” Are Really Still Sleeping
by Michele Zipp At current time, it feels as if there are thousands of very pressing issues issues we have to take care of right now or the world will implode, leaving behind a mess of Bakken crude oil peppered with Trump’s hairs and golf balls floating in space. We are living ...read more