Record Scratch: Sexism in Music PR

Sexism in the music industry is pervasive, and it doesn't always look like you'd expect. 

When Our Heroes Fail Us: On Margaret Atwood's Response to the Firing of UBC Professor Steven Galloway

If UBC's handling of Galloway's case shows a lack of transparency, it has at least made one thing very, very clear: Our literary heroes do not always stand up to scrutiny in the times when we need them the most. Read more »

Music for Every Woman Who's Had to Fight: A New Video from Australian Artist Magnets

Using entirely found footage, Melbourne artist Magnets created a powerful, vengeful video dedicated "to all women that have had to fight."  Read more »

The Intimidation Game: Donald Trump and the GOP's History of Voter Suppression

Aside from the fact that research has repeatedly demonstrated voter fraud is a nonissue and such legislation is unnecessary, these laws are very deliberately crafted to target people of color, low-income people, and disabled people. Read more »

Making Good on What Ailes You: Fox News's Surprising Apology to Gretchen Carlson

When a media outlet is actually shaping the very face of a political party, what happens there matters acutely.  Read more »

One Angry Man: Amy Schumer's Kurt Metzger Problem

Schumer can hang out with Metzger on her own time, but if we want to watch her show without abetting rape culture, Schumer needs to provide us with a show that doesn’t have Kurt Metzger in it. Read more »

Pokémon NO: How the Game Can Be a Venue for Harassment

Street harassment is nothing new, but Pokémon GO creates a new avenue for harassing people in public. Read more »

Who Did a Fox News Exec Turn to for Advice on Sexual Harassment Scandal? Donald Trump

After Gretchen Carlson filed suit against Fox executive Roger Ailes, sources say he turned to an old buddy for strategy. Read more »

Trolls Target Leslie Jones of "Ghostbusters" With Racist Abuse

Why won't Twitter do more to protect their users from harassment?  Read more »

Fists Up! Workers at Babeland NYC Vote to Unionize

Workers hope that joining the union and negotiating a contract will provide added job security and allow them to raise concerns about workplace harassment without fear of retaliation.  Read more »

In "Confirmation," It's Clear Senators Aimed to Make Us Distrust Anita Hill

The new HBO film starring Kerry Washington pushes viewers to consider how Anita Hill was pilloried for speaking out against harassment.  Read more »

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