Topic: Romney

Men Who Disagree With You Are Not Evidence Of Misogyny (Or Trolls)

Men Who Disagree With You Are Not Evidence Of Misogyny (Or Trolls)

Misogyny is a real thing. It is a real thing, it exists, there are societal biases against women all over the place (I tried to begin listing them, but I figured you didn’t want to read a 40 page long article). It is not a made up term. And there are many ways it manifests itself.

However, it is notable that none of those ways are evident in Sarah Jaffe’s “Memories of My Misogynist Trolls*” piece on Jezebel. The only thing the much discussed pieces seems to indicate is that if you pick disagreements with people they will yell at you. Just as people have been doing with other people essentially since the dawn of time. More »

7 Things To Do After You Vote

7 Things To Do After You Vote

If you so choose to vote, whether it’s for Obama, Romney (please don’t) or any other candidate, you will probably breathe a sigh filled with a combination of anxiety and relief. The tension will come with fears of the election not going your way; the relief will be a result of knowing that instead of approximately eight million political TV campaigns, Internet ads and lawn signs, we can all go back to Sham-Wow infomercials and porn pop-ups. Finally. More »