Posts Tagged ‘sady’

Sexist Beatdown: “No” Means “Yes” Not Just For Frat Dudes Anymore

Not the kind of people you want sitting in on your rape trial.
"No means yes": It's not just for Yale frat guys, celebrity defense attorneys, and the citizens of opposite land. Nope, that line of reasoning is also a pretty common one among old, privileged ladies, and other groups you may expect to [...]

Sexist Beatdown: French Gay Rapist Hunters Edition

Some French videogame developer named Stéphane Aguie has created a videogame about killing homosexual rapists. The English version is called "Watch Out Behind You, Hunter," and the goal is to "shoot gay men who pop out of the bushes before they 'rape' the player." There are a couple of problems with this game: It is [...]

Sexist Beatdown: Let’s Talk About Sex, Whatever That Is

Quick Quiz! Sex. What is it, exactly?
A. One step past whatever you were just caught doing with that woman who is not your wife.
B. Anything that two people do together in private when they love each other very much, not including whatever those queers are doing.
C. Whenever the one with a penis has an orgasm.
D. [...]

Sexist Beatdown: How Beyonce In A Cop Outfit = Feminism Now Edition

Pre-post-post-feminism was marked by elaborate personality-based costumes
Sady of Tiger Beatdown and I were totally prepared to have a Very Serious Discussion Concerning Our Feelings on the Defense Of Marriage Act and Why Obama Was Or Was Not A Dick About It (VSDCOFOTDOMAAWOWOWNADAI) today.
But then we read this awesome piece by Steve Haruch, dude in Texas, [...]

Sexist Beatdown: DoubleX Is Killing Feminist Blogs Which Are Killing Feminism Edition

Feminism: Oooooooooover it.
In this edition of Sexist Beatdown, Sady of Tiger Beatdown and myself of the Sexist talk of DoubleX, Slate's new online magazine for women—it's just like us, except we're the problem! Also, people who don't report their own rapes. It is mostly them (and not, saaaay, rapists) who are the problem.
Oh, problems. They [...]

Sexist Beatdown: Bad Mother > Abortionist > Childless Edition

For this edition of "Sexist Beatdown," Sady (of Tiger Beatdown) and myself (of the Sexist) would like to extend a warm invitation to all men, children, good mothers, and bad mothers (abortionists will be tolerated, but the childless will be ignored).
This week, up for discussion is Ayelet Waldman: wife to Michael Chabon, mother to four, [...]

Sexist Beatdown: Samoans, Indoor Plumbing, And The Secret of True Womanhood

Men Men Men Men MANLY Men Men Men
Okay, before anything else: Please read this. I'm not sure what it is—more on that later—but it appears to be a column for the Globe and Mail penned by Lynn Crosbie about the true definition of "Samoan," the reason why "Two & A Half Men" is "excellent," [...]

Sexist Beatdown: Sex Positive Negativity Edition!

To truly call myself "feminist," must I partake of the dildo?
Earlier this week, I explained, ever-so-respectfully, why I thought sex-positive feminism was boring and dumb. In this edition of Sexist Beatdown, a chatty-thing, Tiger Beatdown's Sady kindly explains how she came to personally identify as a "sex positive feminist" by being the only employee in [...]

Sexist Beatdown: “Sexting” Edition

Oversize foam cell phone lures underage phone users into illicit world of fwded nudity
Parents! Do you know what felonies your tweens could be committing with their very own cellular telephones, and what stupid name the you will coin in order to facillitate freaking out to the newsmedia? Hint: the felony is "child pornography," and the [...]

Sexist Beatdown: The Triumphant Return!

Feminist bloggers as colonizers: Surely, parallels can be drawn.
Welcome back to Sexist Beatdown, the weekly feature wherein Sady of Tiger Beatdown (white, heterosexual, cisgendered, American) and myself of The Sexist (white, heterosexual, cisgendered, American), chat. Except for last week, when we did not do it. My fault. BUT THIS WEEK WE ARE BACK, to discuss [...]