Posts Tagged ‘al gore’

Sexual Assault and Hoping It’s Not True

After the sexual assault allegation against Al Gore surfaced last month, a friend told me: "I hope it's not true." I don't. Here's why:

Sexist Comments of the Week: Traditional Capitalization Edition

By oh boy, so many wonderful comments this week, however is a girl to choose?
There's this one, submitted intimately via e-mail: "Does your Mother know you're writing for the dumbass shitty paper?" (Hi, mom!). And then there's this vital piece of comments-section copy-editing: "it’s Rick Mangus not Rick Magnus!" And who could forget "Laura, Don’t [...]

What Does It Mean That Al Gore’s Accuser Saved Her Pants?

Of all the excuses offered to doubt the Portland masseuse who has accused Al Gore of sexually assaulting her in 2006, this is the saddest: She kept the pants.

The Morning After: The Gender Binary of Hotness Edition

* Racialicious on the "flip side of racial profiling," as evidenced by this PostSecret submission: "those who do not carry the stigmatized features aren’t simply treated fairly, they’re given a benefit of the doubt that allows them to get away with the very thing that others are suspected of doing."