This reader review of my book Horseshoes and Hand Grenades is from a few weeks ago, but I'm just now finding time to post it. (I've been moving.) I completely respect the reviewer's different take on modern sexuality, and appreciate that the story of Astrid and Shelby resonated with her. Here's her review: Great read … Continue reading "Horrifying at the Right Moments"
So honored to have a guest post appear on Funky Feminist, a site full of insightful and timely observations about everything from gender equality and race to facing your fears about menstrual cups. And kudos for the awesome graphic they posted with the article, which I have borrowed for this post. My guest post on … Continue reading Guest Post on Funky Feminist
Nobody says it better than Samantha Bee, which is why I'm letting this video from her show Full Frontal do the talking today. Here's her intro to the segment: It’s been two years since #MeToo exploded across the internet and took down some of America’s worst serial predators. Sam met with Tarana Burke, the woman … Continue reading Samantha Bee’s Buffet of Gratitude
San Francisco State University Assistant Professor of Economics Sepideh Modrek recently published the results of a study she and her research team conducted to analyze more than 12,000 #MeToo tweets posted from October 15 to October 21, 2017. This timeframe, you'll recall, encompassed the initial tsunami of outcries in response to Alyssa Milano's now famous tweet … Continue reading What #MeToo Tweets Reveal
Overt sexual harassment in the workplace may be decreasing but sexism or gender bias is increasing, The Boston Globe reported a few weeks ago in an article titled “Women facing ‘massive increase in hostility’ in workplace, #MeToo-era study says.” Reporter Katie Johnston wrote that the subset of men who feel threatened by the increasingly loud … Continue reading With Sexual Harassment, Almost Counts