harassment

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 »

Pokémon NO: How the Game Can Be a Venue for Harassment

Street harassment is nothing new, but Pokémon GO creates a new avenue for harassing people in public. Read more »

Who Did a Fox News Exec Turn to for Advice on Sexual Harassment Scandal? Donald Trump

After Gretchen Carlson filed suit against Fox executive Roger Ailes, sources say he turned to an old buddy for strategy. Read more »

Trolls Target Leslie Jones of "Ghostbusters" With Racist Abuse

Why won’t Twitter do more to protect their users from harassment?  Read more »

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