The spreadsheet contains 36 names: 2 Cabinet ministers identified as engaging in inappropriate behaviour towards women; 18 ministers who are said to have engaged in sexual misconduct; 12 MPs accused of sexually harassing female researchers and 4 MPs accused of harassing male researchers.
Guido Fawkes has published a redacted version of theRead More
In the early 2010s, Quinn Norton (previously) was sexually assaulted by Robert Scoble (previously), a well-known technology exec and anti-privacy advocate while attending O’Reilly Media’s FOO Camp, a private tech gathering that has a well-earned reputation as a safe and congenial space.
In the wake of the assault — which was one ofRead More
Image: 101-North / it’s on us By Rebecca Ruiz2017-09-21 22:51:11 UTC There are countless ways to explain the concept of sexual consent. A new trio of videos released in partnership with the It’s On Us campaign uses a less obvious strategy: humor. In each of the videos, a woman has an urge she can’t control,Read More
Kristjan Gottfried and Michelle Hurtig were first the waiting list for Vancouver’s Marina Housing Co-operative, a nonprofit when the volunteer co-chair of the admissions board told them that their new home couldn’t be confirmed until they found out the sex of their unborn baby. When they found out they were having a girl, theyRead More
If a young girl wanted to participate in a pirate event at Disneyland, it’s unimaginable that she would be turned away because she’s a girl. But Noah, a 3-year-old boy, who was “buzzing with excitement” when he heard about the Disneyland Paris princess-for-a-day event (his favorite Disney character is Elsa from Frozen), was banned fromRead More
Scientific American dedicates its September issue to The New Science of Sex and Gender, and sociobiologists haven’t been in this kind of tizzy since the Emmy-nominated Bill Nye episode about sex and gender.
Above: the usual suspects getting upset.
From the intro to the issue by the editors:
By Cory Doctorow Before Laurie Penny was a brilliant young feminist novelist, she was a brilliant young essayist, blazing through the British (and then the world’s) media with column after column that skewered social ills on what Warren Ellis aptly dubbed her “red pen of justice.”
Bitch Doctrine, published today, collects dozensRead More