Douchebag Decree: Mike Huckabee

Dehumanizing rhetoric is often used to harm transgender people. 

Douchebag Decree: Uber

Here’s the good news about this week’s Uber fiasco: billion dollar corporations actually care what journalists say about them.  Read more »

Douchebag Decree: This Right-Wing Hero Is Blaming Gaps in Ebola Research on "Fat Lesbians"

In the midst of American media’s Ebola panic, from the dark recesses of the far right, Fox News contributor Erick Erickson emerged this week to reveal the villainesses behind the lack of Ebola research funding: fat... Read more »

Douchebag Decree: Hobby Lobby Wants to Be the Boss of Our Birth Control

I remember a simpler time when shopping at a craft store was not a political act. In those hazy golden days of about three years ago, I could simply waltz into a Hobby Lobby, purchase some fabric glue and sequins and not feel like I’d just... Read more »

Douchebag Decree: The NHL Doesn't Care About Domestic Violence

If you don’t pay attention to the thrilling world of ice hockey, you likely haven’t heard about Semyon Varlamov (above), the star goalie for the Colorado Avalanche hockey... Read more »

Douchebag Decree: DC Comics

This week's Douchebag Decree goes to DC Comics. DC, you know I love your characters. I'm willing to put up with a lot in exchange for stories about the Batfamily and Wonder Woman. But you're getting beyond the realm of acceptability. In case... Read more »

Douchebag Decree: Montana's Victim-Blaming Judge G. Todd Baugh

This week's Douchebag Decree goes to the judge who coined a new term in the ever-expanding shoulder-shrugging lexicon of "legitimate" rape: "beat-up rape."  Read more »

Feeling Pretty Good About Calling Bryan Goldberg a Douchebag

Remember when we called this guy a douchebag?  I'm feeling really good about the decision, thanks to a former employee for his website, Bustle, who says ... Read more »

Douchebag Decree: Bryan Goldberg Wants to Explain to Ladies What Feminist Media Can Do For Them

"Yes, we believe that a partner-track attorney can be passionate about world affairs and celebrity gossip. On the same day. During the same coffee break. And there is nothing wrong with that. Welcome to the year 2013." OH DO TELL US MORE ABOUT WOMEN, SIR. Read more »

Douchebag Decree: Media Misconstruing Muslims

Anthony Weiner definitely has some problems. But his wife Huma  Abedin came under fire this week as commentators speculated on why she had stuck by her sext-addict husband. Read more »

Douchebag Decree: Clear Channel

Clear Channel is a behemoth—the media conglomerate owns 850 radio stations, making them the gatekeeper of mainstream radio airwaves across much of the country. And this week, the company is being a total douchebag. The crime? Refusing to run ads for the... Read more »

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