Posts Tagged ‘excuses’

But Was She Wearing High Heels?

In response to the story about the Howard University student who was denied a rape kit after being allegedly drugged and sexually assaulted at a house party, some troll decided that this particular rape doesn't matter because the victim was wearing stiletto heels on the night of her assault:

Roman Polanski and the Huffington Post: BFFs

Yesterday, Roman Polanski champion Bernard-Henri Lévy published a letter from the director on the Huffington Post. You can read the whole thing here, but it's basically an "I'd-like-to-thank-the-Academy" type of note handing out props to everyone who has lent support to the convicted rapist on his zany ride from prison to ski chalet.
As for Lévy, [...]

The Dog Ate My Domestic Violence Shelter

Yays and Nabes: Behind Ward 5’s calm exteriors, furious typing about future developments.
It’s always tricky to rail against a domestic violence shelter without coming off like an asshole.
So residents of Ward 5 have to watch out. Many really don’t want a proposed transitional housing project for women and children slated to open in the Eckington [...]

Sooo . . . Yeah

Sorry about the continued lack of postings. I'll be up and at 'em again shortly once my tonsils stop threatening to explode in my throat. Yep, just about any minute now.