TW: Harassment, non-graphic/non-detailed mentions of rape.
I went to the pub to watch the rugby with my best mate and his friends, it was a mix of straight women and gay men. The gay guys often would say things like "oh, look at her" and "she's getting pissy" when referring to each other. I find it really uncomfortable, I don't really know how to articulate why it makes me…
There was a post on a friend's Facebook wall this morning about white people dressing up as a dead Trayvon Martin for Halloween. It was, predictably, disgusting. A bunch of people discussed it, talking about how awful it was, etc.
Lauren Mayberry is the frontwoman for the Scottish band Chvrches. (Sadly, I can't tell you very much about Chvrches because the band makes music of the hipster bleep-bloop/singy-songy variety, and I avoid that shit like the plague. But enough about me.)
In terms of equality in the workplace, the field of classical music is fairly progressive in a lot of ways. If you have the chops to do your thing and the political savvy to stay out of trouble, you get the job.
I work in a staffing company owned and run by women. Once, a male job seeker who lives hundreds of miles away applied for a job, and we sent him our standard automated message explaining that we cannot consider applicants who live so far out of our service range, but to please notify us if he moves into our region. …
Following in the footsteps of Bingo variations like Rape Bingo: College Edition, I present to you MISGO — a game of chance and misogyny! Feel free to mark off each incident as you encounter them on a site like this, in an article about women, or in your favorite online gaming environment.