Monthly Archives: August 2013

Why discussing Miley Cyrus is important

Why discussing Miley Cyrus is important

Fair warning: this will be YET ANOTHER column on Miley Cyrus, so proceed accordingly. As far as SCREAMING’S Jen Zoratti is concerned, the controversy has less to do with sex and more to do with race.

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WORDS HAVE MEANINGS: RAPE MEANS RAPE

WORDS HAVE MEANINGS: RAPE MEANS RAPE

Rape is a visceral, potent word and using it carelessly — read: using it to describe, you know, ANYTHING OTHER THAN RAPE — diminishes it. SCREAMING’S Jen Zoratti has a serious bone to pick with careless talkers.

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Hot Dog Legs: Why is this a thing?

Hot Dog Legs: Why is this a thing?

In case it hasn’t hit your feed, the latest Tumblr making the rounds juxtaposes selfies of tanned, glistening gams with photos of sweaty hot dog wieners. Then you get to decipher which is which! Is it a lady!? Is it a frankfurter!?

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Concessions to the Patriarchy: Wedding Spectacular Episode 3!

Concessions to the Patriarchy: Wedding Spectacular Episode 3!

Throwing a wedding involves approximately seven million decisions, one of which is figuring out who gets an invite. SCREAMING’S Marlo discusses the joy of creating a guest list for your big day.

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#solidarityisforwhitewomen: mainstream feminism needs to do better

#solidarityisforwhitewomen: mainstream feminism needs to do better

Amazing things happen when we shut up and listen. Open our ears, our minds, our hearts and just LISTEN. Mikki Kendall, the estimable woman behind the hashtag #solidarityisforwhitewomen, has challenged us (and by us, I mostly mean white feminists, like the two who run this very site) to do just that.

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Put Jane Austen On Banknote, Get Threatened With Rape

Put Jane Austen On Banknote, Get Threatened With Rape

Plans for a new British £10 banknote featuring the face of Jane Austen have caused a torrential shitstorm of rape threats. SCREAMING’S Jen Zoratti is appalled.

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