Connecticut Republican Models Trump’s Sexual Assault Behavior

A Republican local official in Greenwich, Connecticut apparently thinks that now that Donald Trump is in office, it's perfectly acceptable to sexually assault women. After a brief argument with a woman, he followed her into her office and grabbed her by the crotch. … [Read more...]

Arizona Wingnut Wants to Outlaw Social Justice Events in Schools

Rep. Bob Thorpe, a member of the Arizona state legislature, has submitted a bill that would ban any class or event in both secondary schools and on college campuses that advocates for social justice for a particular group of people. HB 2120 is the most astonishing bill I've seen in as long as I can remember. … [Read more...]

Russian Duma Votes to Decriminalize Domestic Violence

The Russian Duma voted 368-1 to decriminalize domestic violence. Instead of a criminal act, it's now an administrative one with a much lower punishment. And why did they do this? Because it will "support the family tradition." … [Read more...]

O’Reilly Settles Another Sexual Harassment Lawsuit

Blustery Bill O'Reilly has settled a sexual harassment lawsuit for the second time, though no details of the settlement have been announced (nor were they on the first one with Andrea Mackris). This one was filed by Fox Host Juliet Huddy. … [Read more...]

Pharma Bro Shkreli Gets Twitter Account Suspended

Martin Shkreli, the loathsome douchebag known as the pharma bro, is suspended from Twitter after harassing Lauren Duca, an editor for Teen Vogue who has been on quite the media tour eviscerating right-wing shitheads lately. And she responded to his overtures perfectly: … [Read more...]

GOP Continues Its Obsession with Defunding Planned Parenthood

The Republican party, flush with victory in the election and in full control of Congress and the White House, are making the defunding of Planned Parenthood a top priority. They are including it in the repeal of Obamacare, which they plan to move on as early as this week. … [Read more...]

WI Legislator Now Flipping Out Over Course on Masculinity

The same right-wing Wisconsin legislator who last week was clutching his pearls over a university course on "the problem of whiteness" is now losing his shit over a course that challenges views on his sacred and inviolable masculinity, whatever he imagines that to be. … [Read more...]

Oklahoma Mandates Anti-Abortion Songs in Public Bathrooms

In a rather bizarre move, the state of Oklahoma is now requiring that anti-abortion signs be put up in all public bathrooms in the state. Why public bathrooms and not, say, movie theaters or record stores? I have no idea. I bet they don't either. … [Read more...]

Conway Continues to Sell Out Women

One of the most disturbing things about Baghdad Kellyanne Conway is that, as her job requires, she has continually defended Donald Trump's clearly misogynist behavior. The evidence that Trump is a sexist to the point of advocating sexual assault is overwhelming. Conway could not care any less: … [Read more...]

Can Trump Get Roe v Wade Overturned?

538 has an article by Amelia Thomson-DeVeaux arguing that it's unlikely that Donald Trump will be able to get Roe v Wade overturned. I partly agree with her, for reasons I will explain after presenting her argument for that conclusion: … [Read more...]

Roosh V Loves Himself Some Donald Trump

Add rape advocate and prime candidate for the title of World's Biggest Douchebag Roosh V to the list of reprehensible, horrible human beings celebrating the election of Donald Trump as president. He declares that "this is our moment." … [Read more...]

O’Reilly: Women Should be Loyal to Bosses that Sexually Harass Them

Bill O'Reilly is all verklempt over Megyn Kelly's new book, which directly addresses Roger Ailes' career as a sexual harasser and contains her own stories of that harassment. He says that she, and by extension all women, should show loyalty to such a boss and not talk about what they did. … [Read more...]