Sort By:
Posts in Tag

slut shaming

sex-ed-300x198Amidst the memories of high school, most of us probably recall a few horror stories, or at the very least, some unpleasant times. We’ve tolerated teachers we hated, suffered through classes that could never appeal to our interest, and had information shoved down our throat that only left us wondering, “how is this useful?” Regardless of usefulness, at least it was factual; it was knowledge.

Continue Reading

fc35cc295d060bb0404fdbdc2346cd99We’d like to think that derogatory and “slut-shaming” slurs were left back in high school. In a perfect world, it would be nice to believe that derogatory language has been dropped down to a minimum. But the sad truth is that a study done by UK think tank Demos found that online misogyny is alive and well. What is most interesting is the gender analysis behind the tweets and posts. Continue Reading