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Tag Archives: Misogyny

So a rape joke walks into a bar…

Content note: This post discusses rape jokes and rape culture. A woman walks down the street and overhears two men making rape jokes about an obviously drunk girl across the street. She whirls around and punches one of them in the face, and writes about it on Tumblr, with a picture of her taped-up hand. [...]

In Praise of Von Trier-ian Excess, Or: Someday, You Will Ache Like I Ache

This is a guest post from the fabulous Annaham! Please note that the post includes some discussions of graphic violence as depicted in the film.  So here’s my deep, dark, not-quite-feminist secret: I think Lars von Trier has made some great films. Just to be specific from the outset: I’m not here to defend his [...]

The Great State of Florida Has No Use For Your Potty Mouth

Last week, on the floor of the Florida House, Representative Scott Randolph used a word that earned him a rebuke from GOP spokesperson, Katie Betta: “The Speaker has been clear about his expectations for conduct on the House for during debate. At one point during the debate, he mentioned to the entire House that members [...]