Lady Parts Justice

On July 15, Ladypartsjustice.com becomes the first #NSFW comedy and information hub exposing the creepy anti-choice laws that keep infesting our country.

Join us for the kick-off at 8:30pm, July 15 for our coast to coast live streaming celebration right here at ladypartsjustice.com. Lizz Winstead will host with performances from some of our favorite Lady Parts Justice leaguers like Leah Bonemma, Jean Grae, Sally Kohn and so many special guests! Plus we will go to Austin, Texas to visit with our friends at Whole Woman’s Health and hear a message from some of our Los Angeles based comedians!

http://www.ladypartsjustice.com/

How the Antifeminist Backlash is Backfiring

JoAnn Chateau

"UltraViolet is a new and rapidly growing community of women and men across the U.S. mobilized to fight sexism and expand women’s rights, from politics and government to media and pop culture." “UltraViolet is a new and rapidly growing community of women and men across the U.S. mobilized to fight sexism and expand women’s rights, from politics and government to media and pop culture.”

Ben Wikler, of The Good Fight, speaks with Nita Chaudhary, co-founder of UltraViolet, an organization that promotes “equality at a higher frequency.” She describes the work they are doing to make the antifeminist backlash… backfire. And, it’s working.

Click on the link below to listen:

War on Women? Meet the Resistance

The depth of this problem [rape culture] has been stunning for me to learn about…. You think about it happeining in our politics, you think about it happening in pop culture, you think about it happening in your own community, in our local communities with law enforcement. And then you begin to understand it is a culture. It permeates everything. That at every turn, we as…

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Misogyny Is Poison, And You’re Drinking It

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via Misogyny Is Poison, And You’re Drinking It — The Archipelago — Medium.

Elliot Rodger doesn’t need to have been a madman. It’s enough that he was a man.

I don’t know the full story of what happened today in Williamsburg. About 20 minutes into a showing of The Phantom Tollbooth (I know! Brooklyn is magic sometimes), a steadily increasing murmuration in the middle of the theater erupted into a man barking out “you cunts” and storming from the room. Someone said “hey, there are kids here,” and he responded by turning around in the doorway and yelling “fucking cunts!” once again for good measure. I turned around in time to see two girls in their late teens or early 20s shrug and sit down. Though I don’t know the whole story, it very much appeared as if the girls had refused to give up their seats, and the man had…

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