Et tu, Al?

For weeks I’ve watched with mixed feelings as more and more women speak out about sexual harassment from notable men in entertainment, broadcasting, and politics. I celebrate their bravery in being willing to speak up, and I despair that so many men apparently are guilty of such reprehensible behavior. It has crossed my mind, briefly, … Continue reading Et tu, Al?

Is this harassment?

This video was intended to demonstrate the harassment a woman endures while walking in Manhattan. In this example, a woman walked around Manhattan for 10 hours, following a friend who was carrying the camera in his backpack. As planned, she spoke to no one and avoided eye contact. The video, posted just yesterday, has already drawn more than 10 … Continue reading Is this harassment?

Conflagration Scotus

  This post originated on Brain Spank as “Conflagration Scotus” by Michael Douglass. It expresses my outrage at the Supreme Court better than I’ve managed to do so far. Interestingly, both Douglass and I used the word “conflagration” in our posts today when writing about this.   Conflagration Scotus by Michael Douglass   I am a woman. I gave … Continue reading Conflagration Scotus