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Game of Thrones, Fandoms, and a Culture of Misogyny

TW/CW: For discussion of rape and spoilers of recent shows

Hey so if you read my blog (hi there, thank you) you may have noticed that I recently shared an insightful post that was entitled “Game of Thrones Can Go Fuck Itself; Or, Why Rape Is Different From Other Onscreen Violence”.   1,442 more words

"Bachelorette" Missteps

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Suzanne Coleman, MD

I thought that the season preview footage that they showed at the end of the this week’s episode of “The Bachelorette” was very disturbing.   212 more words

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The Feminine Portrayal by The Marquis de Sade

Sadism is pleasure derived from humiliation. Combine that with sexual prejudice, a dislike of women for their femininity (misogyny) and you have the writing of the Marquis de Sade. 337 more words

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Dalhousie report finds 'inappropriate relationships' existed at dentistry school

WATCH ABOVE: There are big changes coming to Dalhousie’s school of dentistry following a new report. Jennifer Tryon has the story.

HALIFAX – The Dalhousie Dentistry School’s standards for professionalism were “inconsistent,” there were “rumours of favoritism” and that “inappropriate relationships abounded,” according to… 1,132 more words

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Are women human?

A man once asked me … how I managed in my books to write such natural conversation between men when they were by themselves. Was I, by any chance, a member of a large, mixed family with a lot of male friends? 143 more words

Curiosities

laura davis: on comedy, personal attacks, reviews and misogyny

I write so much about the beautiful, positive aspects of critical culture but last week I was at a friend’s house and Laura Davis, award-winning comedian, bonsai grower and all-round fantastic lady, started speaking about how she experiences criticism in the comedy industry. 1,851 more words

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One Step Back: the Lana/Ziggler segment from Raw represents story-telling which is not only lazy but offensive.

On Monday Night Raw, I watched some of the most stilted, contrived, clunky, lazy story-telling I have seen in a while.

No, I am not referring to the sudden baby-face turns made by both The Bellas and Cesaro, Tyson Kidd & Natalya, despite them changing absolutely nothing about their in-ring style, promos, entrances, etc. 1,411 more words

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