Posts Tagged ‘Capitol Hill’

This Week In Sexist History: Male Slut-Shaming Edition!

Newspaper stories from the good old days say the darndest things. So every week on the Sexist, let’s take a ride on journalism’s way-back machine, to a time when men were publicly embarrassed for actin' slutty, because women were too weak to be responsible for their own actions.
This Week in Sexist History:

The Tale of the Missing Tyrannosaurus Rex

Eli Tillemann, 3, knows nothing about this. He does not know that the Target-brand Tyrannosaurus Rex costume (right) he chose after careful consultation with his parents never made it to his home. He does not know that the cardboard UPS box containing said costume was lifted from his doorstep by thieves early Monday morning. He [...]

Camgirl V. Bureaucrat: The Web Series

The inspiration for Dupont Circle resident Jeremy Trylch’s new D.C.-based web series came in the hot, steamy contents of a stove-warmed tortilla.
“In January of last year, I was eating a chicken quesadilla and thinking about camgirls, as I often do,” says Trylch, a 36-year-old writer and cameraman. “You always hear about scandals where [...]