Today in rape culture: “Hi Leezy Seeberg” sign appears at Norte Dame football game

This screen shot is from Saturday’s ESPN College Game Day of the Norte Dame vs. Michigan game. To your right, you will see a sign that says “Hi Lizzy Seeberg.” That isn’t someone sending a shout out to a loved one. It’s a sign referencing a 19-year-old  St. Mary’s College student who said she was sexually assaulted […]

Saxby Chambliss thinks rape is about hormones

Apparently, Saxby Chambliss, the Republican senator from Georgia, did not get the news flash that rape, contrary to popular GOP beliefs, is about violence and not about sex. The retiring senator proved his ignorance today when he blamed military sexual assaults on hormones. Yes, those hor-mones. The Georgia Republican recalled that “several years ago when […]

This guy proudly embraces rape culture and isn’t afraid to show it

Don’t we all just love these college-aged, usually white cis ultra-conservative males who feel the need to fully display their stupidity by declaring how edgy and anti-mainstream they are? Yeah, I don’t either. Anyway, some dude at the University of Arizona thought it would be cool to show up to an anti-rape rally earlier this […]

Hey, sexy. You can be fired if you are ‘irresistable’

Who knew that being an attractive woman can be so enticing to one’s boss that he can fire you–and it’s not illegal! A dentist acted legally when he fired an assistant that he found attractive simply because he and his wife viewed the woman as a threat to their marriage, the all-male Iowa Supreme Court […]

Why do you speak up?

This question was posed to me by an acquaintance via email two days ago, who was frustrated and offended curious that I feel the need to speak up against anyone who says anything I take offense to. This acquaintance, a married black man in his 30s, was a co-worker about give years ago and he […]

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