BY Erika W. Smith in Feminizzle on Sep 21, 2012 |
The New York Court of Appeals seems to think that subway masturbators are no big deal.
Last year, a man who masturbated and ejaculated on three different female subway passengers was tracked down through DNA evidence. The man, Darnell Hardware, is now out free after only one year in prison — for time served — because the Court of Appeals considers masturbating and ejaculating on someone without their consent a misdemeanor, not a felony, Gothamist ... Read More
BY Intern Lilly in Feminizzle on Sep 21, 2012 |
I'm not sure why or how, but there are still people out there who think that the War on Women is just a paranoid fantasy, propagated by the left as part of a vast conspiracy to unseat honest, well-meaning Republicans.
This chart, courtesy of the Guttmacher Institute and This is Personal, proves once and for all that the nay-sayers are full of bullshit and that, yes, women's rights are under attack like never before. (At least never since women had rights to ... Read More
BY Erika W. Smith in Feminizzle on Sep 20, 2012 |
If you’ve ever read the comments on an article or blog post even slightly related to feminism, you’ve probably come across plenty of troll-y arguments.
“Feminists hate men!”
“You just enjoy being offended.”
“You’re being silly and overemotional.”
Now, you can turn all your comment-induced rage into fun with the Interactive Feminist Bingo Card! The card places troll-y comments ... Read More
BY Kaitlin Cole in Feminizzle on Sep 20, 2012 |
The three members of Pussy Riot who are currently imprisoned (Nadezhda Tolokonnikova, Maria Alyokhina, and Yekaterina Samutsevich) are fighting against being relocated from Moscow to a remote penal colony somewhere hundreds of miles away. There’s a possibility of the three women being set free on October 1 when they’ll head back to court to find out if their two year prison sentence has been repealed. The women don’t seem to think ... Read More
BY Kaitlin Cole in Feminizzle on Sep 18, 2012 |
Although women’s involvement in labor unions has increased significantly since the seventies, a new paper finds that men still hold most of the top union leadership positions in both the U.S. and the U.K. The study, which included interviews with 130 women, was carried out by Professor Geraldine Healy and Professor Gill Kirton of the School of Business and Management at Queen Mary University in London.
In nine of the U.S.’s major labor ... Read More