Poisoned For Going To School?

First it was malicious misogynists attacking Afghani school-going girls with acid in their faces, now it appears they’re being poisoned: Local doctors suggested the Taliban may be the perpetrators of possible poison attacks. At least 88 girls and teachers became ill in separate cases at three girls’ schools. The cause of the illnesses was not known, [Read More...]

Mafia Prostituting Kids On Craigslist

No, human sex trafficking doesn’t exist only in impoverished countries, far far away, it’s as close as the United States’ 6th most popular website, the universal classifieds of the 21st Century.  We’re all trafficking through a site where humans are being trafficked. the Gambino crime family, one of the most famous mob names in the U.S., [Read More...]

Egyptian Cleric Mazen Al-Sarsawi Gives Brutal Advice For Treatment of Wives

Forced marriage, marital rape, tying the hair of two wives together and beating them, etc.  Simply stomach-turning misogynistic stuff, broadcast on Al-Nas TV in Egypt, January 7, 2010. (via Atheist Media Blog) Your Thoughts? [Read more...]

Depicting Mohammed (Watching Insubordinate Women Tortured In Hell)

(For “Everybody Draw Mohammed Day” I’m moving this post back to the front page.) This is a fascinating link to plenty of Islamic artistic renderings of Mohammed from before prohibitions were created.  From the site: In 1999, Islamic art expert Wijdan Ali wrote a scholarly overview of the Muslim tradition of depicting Mohammed, which can [Read More...]

Daily Hilarity: Betty Bowers Awards Sarah Palin “Worst Mother Award”

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Daily Hilarity: Sarah Haskins On What She Learned Watching Ads All Year

Hilarious and insightful as usual, Sarah Haskins looks back at 2009 in commercials targeted at women: [ Your Thoughts? [Read more...]

David Vitter Confronted By Rape Victim About His Vote Against Rape Victims’ Rights To Sue Haliburton

A month ago we highlighted the unconscionable decision of 30 Republican senators to vote against Al Franken’s bill which would assure that those who were raped in connection with their employment at Haliburton’s would have rights to sue Haliburton.  In this tense exchange, a rape victim confronts one of those senators, David Vitter. A transcript [Read More...]

Evangelical Christian Sexism Galore

Mark Driscoll the mainstream megachurch pastor at Mars Hill Church attacks stay-at-home dads as “not real men” and, my favorite, “worse than unbelievers.”  Ouch dudes, you’re worse than us atheists if you stay home to take care of your kids!  Oh snap!  Enjoy being on the bottom of the pecking order!  We atheists who have real [Read More...]

30 Republican Senators Vote Against Rape Victims’ Rights To Bring Charges In Court

Yesterday, 30 Republican senators opposed an amendment to the Defense Appropriations bill that would prohibit federal defense contractors like Halliburton/KBR from getting money “if they restrict their employees from taking workplace sexual assault, battery and discrimination cases to court.”In other words, 30 GOP senators want to deny rape victims their day in court. Just stupefying and [Read More...]


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