George Tierney Jr of Greenville SC aka @geotie2323 on Twitter decided to call Sandra Fluke some vile misogynist names, and she retweeted his tweets. People took screencaps and blogged his tweets. Now those tweets are the top results for a search on his name on Google. George Tierney Jr of Greenville SC wanted that fixed.
And now, fatherhood as the path to feminism
This is brand new father and mega-famous rapper, Jay-Z: Before I got in the game, made a change, and got rich/ I didn’t think hard about using the word bitch/I rapped, I flipped it, I sold it, I lived it/Now… Read More ›
Stay classy, Kyle (rhymes with vile)
Mumbrella: Sandilands threatens to hunt down ‘piece of shit’ News Limited journalist for reporting negative viewer reaction to show
Links of the day: gendered slurs as social signals
On the subject of gendered insults (in this case, the use of specific terms to signal acceptable behavior):
Femmostroppo Reader – October 25, 2010
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Motion: regarding criticism of female politicians using gendered language in other forums
… the following tactic is suggested.