(Thanks to Lynn Verge for the links!) A story from St. John’s made the National news last week when a journalist Tara Bradbury received misogynist hate mail simply for covering a local Feminist festival. She responded by writing about the experience. Especially noteworthy was the support from her editor and the larger community. Here is
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Via CBCNews “In the online context, I think the violence that is experienced is trivialized,” says Kendra Milne, director of law reform at the Vancouver-based West Coast Legal Education and Action Fund (LEAF). “Some cases tend to turn into a bit of a subjective analysis about whether or not the women involved should have been reasonably fearful
(Thanks for sharing Eric!) The first is a lovely cartoon by Ronnie Ritchie via Everyday Feminism on how to respond when you are criticized online. Here’s a quick preview: Funny. I am in the middle of reading a book entitled The Curse of the Good Girl by Rachel Simmons. In it she addresses how girls
Via CBC News “I wanted to be the bigger person, and instead of fighting fire with fire, I decided to fight it a different way and make something that was really negative into something really positive.” You go, girl. And also seriously? An Ugliest Girls poll? Ugh and sigh.