The Daily Mail published research finding that people of all sexes agree: Women make poor bosses, are too moody. Everyone sort of blamed the (alleged!) victim in the firing of Hewlett-Packard CEO Mark Hurd over a sexual harassment investigation. Two women, an Assistant District Attorney and an investigator, were touched inappropriately by 70 year old Superior Court Judge Kenneth Nix; they’ve declined to press charges because, you know, it’s “their experience that the victim often becomes the target of criticism in sex crimes.” Which, working within the legal system and all, they would know.
RDCA, an academy of martial arts, released some ads encouraging parents to get their boys to karate lessons if they start acting like girls. What marks the Sexual Revolution of the 21st Century? Blowjobs, said Brea Malacrad, a University of Alberta researcher. A West Bengali woman was forced by to walk naked for six miles and sexually assaulted for having an “illicit love affair with a man from another community.” Argentina was found to underserve the medical needs of women–despite its relatively good laws.
Popular comic strip Cathy outlived Jesus. Ack ack ack!! jokes will live on forever, though. Dr. Laura Schlessenger dropped the N word like a million times while trying to make a “philosophical point.” A lot of teenagers are using Botox to… it’s hard even to say why.
Tonya Hunter, a Cleveland marriage and family counselor, was murdered after local police failed to serve two warrants for her abusive husband’s arrest. A Tallahassee woman was forcibly hospitalized and made a ward of the state because she didn’t want to quit smoking while pregnant. Echoing her co-star’s sentiments, January Jones seemed to appreciate the gentlemanly sexism of days yore.