It’s On Us: Sexual Assault PSA “It’s On Us” is another well-made, common sense, public awareness campaign backed by celebrities and the White House. It’s an almost entirely US-focused campaign (you can’t even buy a shirt outside of the USA), but the issue is international. It really Is On Us (and I’m specifically looking at …

Reminder: William S. Burroughs Killed His Wife

Favorite people are so often problematic people, because they’re.. people Never was a giant William S. Burroughs fan myself. I can recognize Naked Lunch as the iconic effort that it is, but it didn’t really work for me. (I prefer the band.) Leela Ginelle for Bitch Magazine reminds us that William S. Burroughs killed his wife, a …

Nope. George Zimmerman is not “guilty of being male” for intimidating and/or assaulting his ex-wife and her father. […] Although I will tell you, frankly, that attributing to maleness, masculinity, manhood what is actually simple indecency does not help dissuade such men from engaging in such behaviors. Melissa McEwan’s letter to James Taranto, Editor of …

[TW: Violence] “What can men do? Men do not just need to stop being violent. The vast majority of men are not violent. But men do need to stop being silent. Calling violence against women, whether street harassment or sexual harassment or rape or murder, a ‘women’s issue’ allows men to ignore it as if …