All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Misogyny’

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 may fight for gay rights, especially if they d–e is more of a knockout than Janay Rice. Play nice? B–ch …

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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 about the “Young And Beautiful” singer: But I may fight for gay rights, especially if the dyke is more of …

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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, making her a target of frequent threats and hate speech online. Now Sarkeesian is at the center of a months-long …

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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 thoughts in the comments. As you probably know (especially if you’re a woman), there are a lot of terrible people …

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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 blamed for the carnage in Santa Barbara, Calif. was right to do so. His drive-by shootings resulted seven confirmed deaths …

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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 her Girls TV show associates versus a reporter at the Television Critics Association press tour panel. During their winter press …

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Google Autocomplete Misogyny Serves as the Focal Point for These Powerful Ads

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 based on a complex algorithm that take into account the popularity of specific search terms, your own personal search history, …

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Grata Van Susteren: ‘Have These Men Lost Their Minds?’

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 consisted entirely of male Fox News commentators, saw the study as evidence that America is crumbling and its social structure …

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