Month: March 2011

To Be (Anonymous) or Not to Be (Anonymous): Women in Technology

By ARIANNA REICHE “I know, rationally, that random insults are exactly that,” says Grace. “But I still find it hard to brush off. Maybe I’ll grow that thick skin, but I don’t feel that the onus should be on me to do so.”” “The first rule is: try to avoid pronouns.” A tall order, especially … Continued

Argentine Turd Threatens Rape to Prove a Point

And we want him fired. From all the publications he works for. Since when are rape threats funny, clever, or intellectual? This douchelord obviously doesn’t have a clue. Check out our petition on Change.org and help us serve the consequences to this ignorant “journalist”. We have 1300 signatures so far—help us reach 2000.   Petitions … Continued

Offended’s Story: There’s no excuse for being a jerk

I was at a party with some sequined, tight pants on. I danced and was having fun, when a guy slapped my ass. I turned around, shocked. The guys behind me only shook his shoulders in refusal. Not only did it happen once, but many times during the night, by different guys. When I talked … Continued

Flora’s Story: Don’t hug me, creep.

As part of a mixed sixth-form in an all boys school, I’m used to demeaning comments and harassment in the corridors by immature 14 year olds – but there’s one guy who’s in my year. He constantly hugs the girls, which is OK if you’re close friends, but he hugs really tight and slightly too … Continued