elliot rodger

misogyny

How Lonely Men Are Radicalized Online and Turn Their Rage Into Violence

We spoke to ex-Red Pillers and experts about why socially isolated men blame women for their problems.
Manisha Krishnan
4.26.18
misogyny

Toxic Masculinity Is At the Heart of This Darkness

The two biggest massacres in the last 40 years of Canadian history have been explicitly linked to misogyny.
Drew Brown
4.25.18
News

An Angry British Virgin Was Found Guilty of Attempted Murder After Stabbing Three Women

All of his victims survived, making it easy for cops to nab the "Tomb Raider" fan.
Allie Conti
1.22.15
Stuff

Dumping a Bucket of Ice on Your Head Does Not Make You a Philanthropist

The #IceBucketChallenge is the latest in lazy, narcissistic "hashtag activism." If you want to change the world, you're not going to do it by tweeting, wearing a tacky bracelet, or dumping ice water over your head.
Arielle Pardes
8.14.14
Stuff

I Spoke to a Pick Up Artist to See If They’re as Bad as I Think They Are

In the wake of the Elliot Rodger's fiasco, pick up artist culture seems disgusting. But what if the men of PUA were no different than women who read Cosmo? We spoke to a PUA artist to figure out if the culture's new rep is just a result of bad branding...
Sarah Ratchford
7.9.14
Stuff

We'll Always Have School Shootings Because We Really Really Love Guns

The NRA may be a bloated, possibly corrupt, excessively powerful lobbying force, but it's also the mouthpiece of a fandom more widespread than Bronies, Trekkies and Furries combined and multiplied by a hundred.
Mike Pearl
6.12.14
Bad Cop Blotter

The Dangers of Calling the Police on the Mentally Ill

Men with guns and badges aren't equipped to be psychiatrists.
Lucy Steigerwald
6.2.14
Game of Thrones

Can Nerd Culture And Sex Combine?

Eve Beauregard has with over 300,000 Facebook fans and travels the world dressing up as superheroes and comic book characters. But do girls like her have a place in nerd culture?
Reece Jones
6.2.14
lady-business

Mandatory Californian STI Porn Star Tests, Canadian Military Sex Assault Denial, and #YesAllWomen

This week in Lady Business we discuss porn actors are being put through the ringer when it comes to proving to the government, the bros in the Canadian military who are claiming they don’t have an internal problem with sexual assault concerning their...
Sarah Ratchford
5.30.14
Stuff

Elliot Rodger and the Toxic Weight of Virginity

The California shooter's rage at not having sex isn't uncommon among awkward young men who were raised on the internet.
Harry Cheadle
5.29.14
News

This Tumblr Collects the Stories of Beaten or Murdered Women Who Refuse Sex

We interviewed Deanna Zandt, the creator of When Women Refuse, a Tumblr that catalogues stories of horrific violence against women as told by the news media.
Sarah Ratchford
5.28.14