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No Women Here

In light of the recent rounds of news revealing Myanmar society’s attitude towards women and womanhood (see: umbrella story here and new legislation here), I am compiling a collection of all the places in Myanmar where I am not welcomed just because I am a woman (sometimes, … 104 more words

Myanmar

Coastal area woman murders husband

53-year-old charged with capital murder

ISLE OF PALMS — Another week, another murder in Charleston metro.

A 53-year-old woman was arrested for murdering her husband on March 21. 365 more words

Sexism

What is Beauty?

I’ve recently stumbled across these great YouTube videos examining the black perspective on a wide range of topics such as music, art, race, culture, beauty etc. 85 more words

Opinion

Being Smitten Does Not Necessarily Make You Sexist!

I remember as a young man I would be smitten by beautiful women I would never get to know. It was a resignation that it was a one-time thing to behold this marvelously impressive being passing through my life with grace and beauty. 340 more words

Opinionated Man reblogged this on HarsH ReaLiTy and commented:

Very well said! I too thought his comment was amazingly honest. We have become such a PC nation that we can't even tell a woman she is beautiful without being hit with a lawsuit. And we sure can't call everyone ugly either. What a difficult world we live in. I like that this young player is taking the time to enjoy the moments. -OM Note: Comments disabled here, please visit their blog.

Empathy Stretched

The news that Adrian Bayley had raped three other women leaves me sickened.

I very much doubt that I would be capable of the amazingly brave response which Jill Meagher’s husband, Tom, wrote with a piece, ‘The Danger of the Monster Myth’ in relation to the goals of the White Ribbon campaign nearly a year ago. 289 more words

Opinion

Radio host Dan Bernstien apologizes for creepy tweet about reporter's 'boobs'

Dan Bernstein, a Chicago sports radio host, apologized today for remarks made Wednesday night about Comcast SportsNet Chicago reporter Aiyana Cristal.

The comments were made in a Twitter exchange with Matt Spiegel, fellow host of… 305 more words

News

The Interview Series: The Shame Game

“When it went down originally, people wanted to push it under the rug. I lost a lot of friends,” she told me, as we began our conversation about her experience of being raped during her junior year of college. 2,266 more words

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