Tag Archives: Slut Shaming

Some thoughts on human rights

Today, I want to talk about the war that’s being waged in some parts of US society against contraception, sexual determinism, and women’s agency. Before I get started, though, let me say this: I am a white, cisgendered heterosexual man. … Continue reading

Posted in Opinion | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

I Love Sex and I Vote

Some time ago, before Rush Limbaugh and his buddies launched their all-out assault on women in their effort to give the Democratic party a landslide victory this November, I created a bumper sticker over at Cafepress: “I (heart) Sex and … Continue reading

Posted in Odds & Ends, Opinion | Tagged | Leave a comment

Slut-Shaming: How Framing Matters

As almost anyone with television, radio, or Internet access is no doubt aware by now, a woman named Sandra Fluke was recently attacked for three continuous days by right-wing radio commentator Rush Limbaugh for her testimony in front of Congress … Continue reading

Posted in Media, Opinion | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Consciousness raising in Tumblr

Asked of a Tumblr blogger: If you had a daughter and she was going to go out to a party with guys drinking would you let her go out looking like a slut? There is a brilliant response by Tumblr … Continue reading

Posted in Odds & Ends | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Shame & Sex

http://youtu.be/8n5O9tz30So I saw this video today posted on Facebook and I really liked it, so I wanted to share it. But I also had something to say about it and my comment ended up being longer and more rambly than … Continue reading

Posted in Media, Odds & Ends, Opinion | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Food for Thought: “Why, Yes, I Am an Islamophobe”

From the Web site Altmuslimah comes this story by a lesbian woman struggling to live within a conservative Muslim society: Even if I were not a lesbian I would find it difficult to make myself “available” to men because that … Continue reading

Posted in Media | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Slut Shaming and Why it’s Wrong

This is a great introduction to the topic of slut shaming by an articulate young woman! Give the video a watch. Video contains mature language and may not be work safe. Tweet

Posted in Media | Tagged , , | Leave a comment