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Lana Del Rey Gets Punched In The Face Twice In Eminem Lyric

Lana Del Rey has just been dissed by Eminem. Eminem released a video of his new freestyle rap to promote the compilation Shady XV. In the video, Eminem even referenced the incident involving Ray Rice and his wife Janay. “I …

Lana Del Rey Threat By Eminem Shines Light On Misogyny In Rap Music

Who’d want to punch Lana Del Rey “in the face twice”? Eminem apparently. Or at least that’s the impression given in his controversial freestyle rap video. During the 18-minute rant set to music, the 42-year-old rap artist said the following …

Anita Sarkeesian Talks #GamerGate on Colbert

For years now Anita Sarkeesian has been under attack. As a blogger Sarkeesian writes Femenist Frequency, a blog and video series dedicated to examining the representation of women in pop culture. Her work often focuses on touchy subjects within subcultures, …

Popular Site Aims To Set ‘Blueprint’ For Fighting Online Misogyny Popular Site Aims To Set ‘Blueprint’ For Fighting Online Misogyny

Last week, Drew Curtis, CEO of the popular news aggregation site Fark, announced that the site is cracking down on misogyny in comment threads. Do you think popular websites do enough to keep misogynistic comments away from users? Share your …

Elliot Rodger: A Creep Who Couldn’t Take Rejection?

Elliot Rodger was walking validation for any and every woman who ever felt the hairs on the back of her neck stand up when approached by certain men. Clearly by his actions, every woman who rejected the man who is …

Girls TV Show Nude-ispute: Reporter Relays His Side

Whenever an argument gains momentum, trends, and turns into gossip fodder – on the internet or otherwise – it’s always best to hear both sides before making an assessment. Today, the tiff in question is a debate between Lena Dunham …

Google Autocomplete Misogyny Serves as the Focal Point for These Powerful Ads Google Autocomplete Misogyny Serves as the Focal Point for These Powerful Ads
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Google autocomplete, for all its various detractors, is simply a reflection of the people. Google’s not picking what it suggests to you when you start typing a query – you are. Well, maybe not you entirely. Google’s autocomplete suggestions are …

Grata Van Susteren: ‘Have These Men Lost Their Minds?’
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Earlier this week, Lou Dobbs brought the issue of a new Pew poll to the attention of a panel discussion on Fox Business. The poll found that women are now the “breadwinners” in 40% of U.S. households. The panel, which …

Blogosphere Responds To Death Threats
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A tidal wave of shock has swelled across the blogosphere at large in response to publicized death threats targeting well-known blogger Kathy Sierra.