Random Headlines — Too Busy and Stressed to Write a Post Edition


AlterNet – Supreme Court strikes down Massachusetts’ abortion clinic buffer zones.

Feministing – No, anti-choice protesters at abortion clinics aren’t just nice old grannies who want to chat with women.

New York Times – 10th Circuit Court of Appeals upholds a previous decision striking down Utah’s same-sex marriage ban.

Right Wing Watch – AFA’s Bryan Fischer compares the stamp commemorating Harvey Milk to honoring serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer.

VICE – The evolution of a Men’s Rights Activist.

We Hunted the Mammoth – Molestation and misogyny at A Voice for Men’s conference.

Salon – Creepy, sexist Christian motivational speaker arrested for public intoxication.

The Raw Story – The Daily Show’s amazing take on campus sexual assault.

xoJane – My date with (and assault by) an MRA.

Random Headlines — 6/19/14


Think Progress – Rape victims at a fundamentalist Christian college say they were told to repent for their sins.

Salon – Male sexual assault survivor schools Fox News over its “destructive” ignorance.

The Daily Beast – Are Facebook threats made by a man against his ex-wife “true threats”? The Supreme Court will soon decide.

The Nation – Does feminism have a class problem?

Politico – The Supreme Court will decide whether or not abortion clinics will be “dangerous no-go zones” in its buffer zone case.

Slate – Oklahoma Tea Partier supports stoning gay people to death in accordance with Biblical law.

Towleroad – The New York State Assembly has passed a ban on gay conversion therapy for minors.

The TransAdvocate – Dr. Paul McHugh’s “science” is transphobia in disguise.

The Atlantic – On Karen DeCrow, the NOW president who became a Men’s Rights Activist.

The Daily Kos – Meet the family behind Hobby Lobby and their plans for a Christian nation.

Random Headlines — 6/07/14


Washington Post – Federal judge declares Wisconsin’s same-sex marriage ban unconstitutional.

Salon – A Voice for Men’s Paul Elam managed to raise $25,000 to protect himself and his fellow MRAs from feminists. No, really.

Los Angeles Times – Judge G. Todd Baugh of Montana will be suspended for his comments about a rape victim being “as much in control of the situation” as her rapist, as well as giving her rapist a light (and unlawful) sentence of 31 days in prison.

The Raw Story – Tucker Carlson is at it again, calling a boy who was raped by his teacher “whiny.”

The Root – Arrests have been made in connection with the vicious assault on two transwomen in Atlanta, GA last month.

LGBTQ Nation – The body of a murdered transwoman was found in a field in Baltimore, MD.

Think Progress – Texas GOP drafts a new platform calling for a “cure” for homosexuality.

New York Times – Karen DeCrow, women’s rights icon and former president of NOW, has died at age 76.

Media Matters – Fox News, unsurprisingly, has not been covering the recent legal victories for marriage equality.

Jezebel – Three high school athletes allegedly committed a brutal post-prom gang rape.

Man-Children Respond to #YesAllWomen

Man Babies
Credit: David Rees & Michael Kupperman

With the advent of #YesAllWomen — in which women tell their stories of sexual harassment, abuse, etc. — it was only a matter of time before Men’s Rights Activists came out against it because misandry or some such nonsense. So, here’s a cartoon by David Rees and Michael Kupperman which was, apparently, too controversial to be published in the New York Times.