Sexism

Pastor Says Women In Yoga Pants ‘Partially Deserve Rape’
By May 9, 2014 1 Comments Read More →

Pastor Says Women In Yoga Pants ‘Partially Deserve Rape’

The tired old premise that women who dress a certain way are “asking” for rape has been widely challenged and debunked. Experts in criminal justice as well as psychology have demonstrated time and time again that this assertion is complete fiction. But now an Arizona pastor has come out with the bizarre claim that women […]

Posted in: Rape, Sexism
Neil deGrasse Tyson Drops Knowledge About ‘White Male Dominated Society’
By April 18, 2014 0 Comments Read More →

Neil deGrasse Tyson Drops Knowledge About ‘White Male Dominated Society’

Now that Neil deGrasse Tyson has “made it” as a widely-loved science “ambassador” of sorts, he decided to go one step further than just educating the general public and drop a little knowledge on his fellow scientists. A poorly-posed question was raised in Dr. Tyson’s presence, referring to disturbing comments made by former Treasury Security […]

Tea Party Candidate Say Female Politician Only Got On Ballot Because of Her ‘Boobies’
By April 13, 2014 0 Comments Read More →

Tea Party Candidate Say Female Politician Only Got On Ballot Because of Her ‘Boobies’

Sometimes politicians say things that are taken out of context. Said in the setting and conversation in which they occurred, many gotcha statements by candidates might sound less extreme than when they are framed as short blurbs or sound bites. But that’s not the case when it comes to what Mississippi state Sen. Chris McDaniel (the tea […]

Posted in: Politics, Sexism
Jewish Woman Beaten By Religious Extremists Over Length of Skirt
By March 30, 2014 0 Comments Read More →

Jewish Woman Beaten By Religious Extremists Over Length of Skirt

Imagine being called a “whore” for wearing a skirt that extends down to your knees. Even worse, imagine being physically assaulted – attacked – by members of your own religious community for such commonplace attire. That’s what happened to a Modern Orthodox Jewish woman in the city of Beit Shemesh, in Israel. The attack happened […]

African American Teen Charged With MURDER For Giving Birth To A Stillborn Baby
By March 21, 2014 0 Comments Read More →

African American Teen Charged With MURDER For Giving Birth To A Stillborn Baby

Rennie Gibbs was only 8 months pregnant when she gave birth to Samiya Gibbs. The one month premature baby appears to have been born with her umbilical cord wrapped around her neck. This conclusion of medical examiners and experts who have weighed in on the November 2006 stillbirth, hasn’t swayed prosecutors in Mississippi. The state’s de […]