harassment

Chris Brown, Johnny Depp, and the Politics of Ex Abuse

There are many ways ex abuse can occur. It can be happen through stalking, threats, or by using children from the relationship as leverage for continued violence.  The method can also be financial, such as withholding the financial compensation ordered by the court. At its worst, ex abuse... Read more »

Monumental Misogyny: On Female Statues, Public Space, and Harassment

Women in public space—sentient or not—are not only underrepresented, but also threatened, harassed, and belittled as a matter of course. Read more »

Trump, Roger, and Other Ailments at Fox News: Enough of the Billshit

Sexual harassment is systemic, and the culture at Fox allowed Ailes, O’Reilly, and presumably countless other men to prey on women in the workplace while covering up their own crap at the same time. Read more »

Backtalk: Pepsi Fail & The Harasser Factor

Dahlia and Amy chat about bad Pepsi optics, capitalism, and cola. Pepsi’s latest ad stars Kendall Jenner, the most cheerful group of protestors, and a slew of asinine signs. Profiting off of grassroots and the slew of recent protests is a new low, even for a soda company whose sole job is to... Read more »

Record Scratch: Sexism in Music PR

Sexism in the music industry is pervasive, and it doesn’t always look like you’d expect.  Read more »

When Our Heroes Fail Us: On Margaret Atwood's Response to the Firing of UBC Professor Steven Galloway

If UBC’s handling of Galloway’s case shows a lack of transparency, it has at least made one thing very, very clear: Our literary heroes do not always stand up to scrutiny in the times when we need them the most. Read more »

Music for Every Woman Who's Had to Fight: A New Video from Australian Artist Magnets

Using entirely found footage, Melbourne artist Magnets created a powerful, vengeful video dedicated “to all women that have had to fight.”  Read more »

On Donald Trump, Last Straws, and Who Really Matters

“Pussygate” should not have been the straw that broke the camel’s back. The camel should have been on life support years ago. Read more »

Making Good on What Ailes You: Fox News’s Surprising Apology to Gretchen Carlson

When a media outlet is actually shaping the very face of a political party, what happens there matters acutely.  Read more »

One Angry Man: Amy Schumer's Kurt Metzger Problem

Schumer can hang out with Metzger on her own time, but if we want to watch her show without abetting rape culture, Schumer needs to provide us with a show that doesn’t have Kurt Metzger in it. Read more »

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