Guest Post: “#140 Reasons Domestic Violence Is Not a Joke” Battles “#Reasons To Beat Your Girlfriend” on Twitter

Written by Abigail Collazo. Originally published at Fem2pt0. Reprinted with permission. It was a Sunday like any other.  I had gotten brunch with a girlfriend, done my grocery shopping, and was throwing some laundry in when my phone pinged.  A colleague had sent me a quick email. “Did you see that one of the hashtags … Continue reading

Feminism / TV

A History of Violence: Why We Don’t Care About Charlie Sheen’s Violent Treatment of Women

TigerBlood. Winning. Warlock edict.  These words, derived from Charlie Sheen’s frenetic rants have seeped into our lexicon.  He even has a new tour (WTF?!) entitled (wait for it) “Violent Torpedo of Truth,” which set a new record selling out in 18 minutes.  He also set a record on Twitter for getting 1 million followers in … Continue reading