NOH8 in Las Vegas: Everything you need to know about the Fag Bug hate crimes event!

Have you RSVP‘d for the hate crimes event on April 19? You really should! It is shaping up to be a dynamic and inspirational event! For those of you who have missed the first half-dozen times I’ve talked about it, Erin Davies and her world-famous “Fag Bug” are returning to Las Vegas on Friday, April…

Corrupting the feminist brand: How I got suckered by The Good Men Project

*TRIGGER WARNING* In an age of spin marketed as information (see: green washing and faux-news “promoted” in your social media feeds), it makes navigating the, perhaps naive, notion of truth feel at times perilous. After all, what does any journalist-turned-syndicated-blogger have in this world if not her reputation? Her credibility? I’ve been struggling with this…

The Revolution will be Livestreamed? Occupy Steubenville casts a harsh light on our own Rape Culture

* TRIGGER WARNING * When I woke up today, within minutes I was confronted by the livestream of Occupy Steubenville. The groundswell protest and public display of rage against rape culture, shed a powerful light on the plight of the 16 year-old girl who was raped repeatedly (and carried to different locations for more rape)…

Violent times

*TRIGGER WARNING* Is it just me or has there been an explosion of sexual violence cases in the news lately? What the hell is going on out there?! A 15-year-old girl was raped and brutally murdered (multiple stab wounds and the body was set on fire!) while walking home in her neighborhood this week. Her…