Sexism

Through the #GamerGate of Hell: Outing the Harassment in Video Game Culture

Through the #GamerGate of Hell: Outing the Harassment in Video Game Culture
Brianna Wu, a video game developer and advocate for women in the tech industry, explains #GamerGate and their campaign to harass her with death and rape threats. The threats were so real, she was forced to move her family out of her home.
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Fox News Guest Tells Women to Stop Making Such a Big Deal About Date Rape

Fox News Guest Tells Women to Stop Making Such a Big Deal About Date Rape
Fox News entered a time warp with a segment titled: "Husband Appreciation: Sage Advice For Wives." Dress nicely, appreciate him, make him a drink at the end of the day, smile, and whatever you do, girls, hang on to him because if he dumps you and you're 30+, your chances of catching another man are slim to none. The segment also includes nuggets about speaking softly on the job and why date rape should really be called "mistake sex."
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TX Reinstates Female Trooper, Fires Male Trooper Involved in Elicit Search

TX Reinstates Female Trooper, Fires Male Trooper Involved in Elicit Search
After being dismissed for over a year, the Texas Department of Public Safety reinstated the female State Trooper who conducted an illegal cavity search in Brazoria County during a traffic stop in May of 2012 early last month. As previously reported, this was the second search that occurred last year in which a female agent failed to change gloves between conducting full cavity searches on the women they had pulled over. Both searches were ordered by male DPS agents during traffic stops.
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The Lone Star State’s War on Latinas

The Lone Star State’s War on Latinas
The Lone Star state jumped into the spotlight this week – a movie-worthy filibuster by Wendy Davis, a flood of demonstrators taking to the capitol, and a ramped up war of words between Texas Republicans and Democrats.
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